Movie Review — Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Pirates of the Caribbean is probably one of the most unlikely big-budget tentpole film franchises that has ever existed. Based on a Disney theme park show, it's hard to believe they could have built a two-plus hour film out of it — let alone five movies (and … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction to the Game of Thrones Season 7 Trailer


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) It's almost here! Six years of twists and turns has been leading up to a final confrontation between man and the creatures from beyond the wall in Game of Thrones. But before we get to see that, I suspect there will be a final confrontation between the remaining … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction to the Final Spider-Man: Homecoming Trailer


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Widely regarded as one of the most popular characters in Marvel's pantheon, Spider-Man finally made his first appearance in the Marvel Cinematic Universe in Captain America: Civil War. What little we saw of Tom Holland's take on the character left fans wanting … [Read more...]

First Look at Benicio del Toro and Laura Dern in Star Wars: The Last Jedi


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) It seems like forever since we heard that Laura Dern and Benicio del Toro would be in the next Star Wars installment. True to form, Lucasfilm has kept the character details under lock-and-key for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. But that has now changed as Vanity Fair … [Read more...]

Universal Monster Films Officially Dark Universe; Bride of Frankenstein Announced


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Loads of big news for the Universal Monster Universe! First of all, it isn't called that. Up to this point it has been called that, the Universal Cinematic Monster Universe, or just the Monster Universe. Now, Universal Pictures has officially announced it will be … [Read more...]

Joss Whedon Replaces Zack Snyder on Justice League Due to Family Tragedy


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Under normal circumstances, I'd be elated at this news but the reasons for this are very sombre. Joss Whedon — director of Avengers and Avengers: Age of Ultron — has replaced Zack Snyder as director of Justice League. The reason is that Snyder's daughter Autumn … [Read more...]

Aquaman Now Filming; New Images Released


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Aquaman has officially begun shooting and so we're starting to get some first looks at the upcoming film. We've already gotten our first look at Jason Momoa as the titular character two years ago for his cameo in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, while Amber … [Read more...]

Ruben Fleischer to Direct Tom Hardy in Venom


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) This bit of news felt like it came out of nowhere! We've known that Sony has been trying to tee up a Venom film for a while now, but they've finally gotten all of their ducks in row in order to make the film. Sony Pictures has announced that Zombieland director … [Read more...]

Sony Announces 2 E-mount Wide-Angle Lenses

Sony E-Mount Wide Angle Lenses

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Sony has just announced two new wide-angle zoom lenses for their E-mount system: The FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM Wide-Angle Zoom Lens and the FE 12-24mm F4 G Ultra-Wide-Angle Zoom Lens. These two new lenses join the most recent addition of the FE 100-400mm F4.5–5.6 GM … [Read more...]

Will the Indominus Rex Return for Jurassic World 2?

Jurassic World Indominus Rex

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the central sticking points of Jurassic World was whether audiences would accept the Indominus Rex hybrid creature for the film. When the news was unofficially revealed, there was some fan backlash — from me as well — but thankfully Colin Trevorrow … [Read more...]

Here’s How God Particle Became Cloverfield 3


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Last year, fans of the original Cloverfield were surprised to learn that spec script The Cellar was actually a sequel called 10 Cloverfield Lane. The fact that J.J. Abrams and Bad Robot were able to keep that a secret was a complete shock. The third film, … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction to the Star Trek: Discovery Trailer


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I am a life long Star Trek fan. I have issues with JJ Abrams' Star Trek reboot, but understand why they went in the direction they did for the films. Star Trek Beyond felt like a step in the right direction, but I'm of the mind that the franchise still needs to be … [Read more...]

Director List For The Flash, Justice League Reshoots

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The DCEU film version of The Flash seems to be a tough nut to crack. It has already gone through a few directors, and it will almost certainly miss the original release date for the film of 2018. In return, some big names have recently been attached as possible … [Read more...]

Michael Fassbender May Return for X-Men: Dark Phoenix

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The future of the X-Men series has been a bit in question. Not that Fox would stop making the mutant films — in fact, they're expanding with X-Force and New Mutants — but the parent series itself is going through some transition. We've known that Simon … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction to Fox’s X-Men TV Show Trailer: The Gifted


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) To be honest, it's very surprising that Fox has waited this long to make an X-Men based television show. Legion was a very strange (and very good) first go at a series based on Marvel mutants, but it existed off in its own very distinct universe. Fox's next … [Read more...]

Game of Thrones Spinoffs: George R.R. Martin Reveals Details


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) It came as absolutely no surprise that HBO wants to continue Game of Thrones in some fashion after the series wraps up with season 8 next year. News that the network is working on not one, but four spinoffs was a bit of a surprise. In a recent post on his … [Read more...]