TV Review: Ash Vs. Evil Dead – Season 2, Ep 4: “DUI”


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Episode four of Ash Vs. Evil Dead season two is an episode that will be tough to review. First of all, it closes off a four episode mini-arc that gets Ash out of Jacksonville, Florida, but also sets up the series' first real big bad. Like every other episode … [Read more...]

Jessica Jones Gets All Female Directors, Plus Marvel President Talks Defenders in Avengers


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Marvel has really found their place in the multiplexes with the Marvel Cinematic Universe, introducing properties like Iron Man, Guardians of the Galaxy, and the upcoming Doctor Strange to audiences. As amazing as their films are, they've even managed to best DC's … [Read more...]

London Film Festival Review: Bleed For This

Bleed For This

By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Certain stories are so extraordinary that they are destined to be immortalized on the screen. Director Ben Younger's Bleed For This , which screened at the 2016 BFI London Film Festival, centers on real-life boxing champion Vinny 'Paz' Pazienza (played by Miles … [Read more...]

AT&T Wants To Buy Time Warner For Over $85 Billion


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Remember a few years back when AT&T tried to buy T-Mobile, and the FCC denied the deal because it would represent a dramatic shift that wouldn't benefit consumers? Well that didn't seem to be a problem when AT&T bought DirecTV last year. And the FCC doesn't … [Read more...]

Voice Actors Vote To Strike Against Video Game Publishers


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Remember last year when we covered the news that voice actors were considering going on strike against video game publishers over alleged paltry wages for their performances? Well, it's no longer a threat, as SAG-AFTRA has begun a strike against 11 video game … [Read more...]

Godzilla 2 May Be Helmed By Krampus Director Michael Dougherty


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Gareth Edwards did a phenomenal job with 2014's American reboot of the Godzilla franchise. Anyone who was a fan of the original movie could see traces of what made the 1954 Gojira a classic, while also bringing in elements of the monster-vs-monster b-movie sequels. … [Read more...]

Deadpool 2 Loses Director Over Creative Differences with Ryan Reynolds


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The X-Men franchise has felt like it finally lost steam, but Deadpool seemed to revolutionize everything. The trailer for Logan also has fans excited, and it seems like a new renaissance of Fox's mutant films are on the way that have no problem with wading into … [Read more...]

Logan Director Talks Film’s Tone and Where it Fits in the Timeline


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Last week, we got our first look at the third and final Hugh Jackman Wolverine film: Logan. It looks like it will be one of the most personal and character driven X-Men films ever put together, and even friends of mine, who don't typically like superhero movies, … [Read more...]

Aquaman Movie to be a Swashbuckling Adventure


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Aquaman has been given a pretty bad rap over the past few decades, as a character who can only talk to fish. Never mind that he can take on Superman in a fight, or that he controls a giant army — he's always remembered as the guy who can talk to fish. Heck, even … [Read more...]

Illuminati Could Be Coming, Plus Doctor Strange Confirmed for Avengers: Infinity War

Marvel's Illuminati (art: Frank Cho)

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Doctor Strange is just around the corner and will be premiering in just under two weeks on November 4. Ever since I had a chance to watch the 15 minute preview I've been dying to see this film happen. I'm even more so looking forward to seeing how this character, … [Read more...]

Donald Glover Officially Cast as Lando in Han Solo Standalone Film

Donald Glover

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) We've been hearing about Donald Glover being the top choice as Lando Calrissian in the upcoming untitled Han Solo: A Star Wars Story film since August. The rumor has persisted so long that it seemed to be an all but certain choice, even though as of two weeks ago … [Read more...]

Warner Bros. Working On New Willy Wonka Franchise


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) For many film fans Gene Wilder's portrayal of Willy Wonka in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory is timeless. That's probably why the Tim Burton remake, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory starring Johnny Depp, wasn't widely embraced by fans. However, that remake … [Read more...]

Joss Whedon Wants to Direct Star Wars Spinoff, Working on WW2 Horror Film


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I am a Joss Whedon fanboy through and through, but I'm also pragmatic about it. I thought Avengers: Age of Ultron was a mess that stretched too thin with way too many characters and stories — but still pretty damn enjoyable mess, none-the-less. That film wore … [Read more...]

Trailer: Gore Verbinski’s Horror A Cure For Wellness


By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) After being chewed up and spat out by mega-budget Hollywood blockbusters – director Gore Verbinski has returned to the genre which launched his big time career with horror A Cure For Wellness. Following the commercial disappointment of turbo-flop The Lone Ranger … [Read more...]

Here is the Rumored Domino Shortlist for Deadpool 2


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Deadpool was the surprise hit of February, and the highest-grossing R-rated movie in box office history. Not bad for a movie that 20th Century Fox left on a shelf for the better part of eight years, and seeing its budget cut right up to when the film went into … [Read more...]

Movie Review – Jack Reacher: Never Go Back


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Never before in the history of filmmaking has there ever been a more appropriate title like Jack Reacher: Never Go Back — because they never should have gone back. Or I assume so, having not seen the original film. Let us go over again my criteria for an … [Read more...]