Movie Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Reviewing Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is a bit more difficult than I suspected before sitting down to write this. The short review is pretty simple: If you liked the first movie, you'll like this one. The only element that is really missing between the two is … [Read more...]

James Gunn Will Direct Guardians of the Galaxy 3

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn has finally (and officially) announced that he will be directing Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. While it seems like a no-brainer on Marvel's part, Gunn has been pretty hesitant about committing to the third … [Read more...]

Guardians of the Galaxy 3 Will Happen; James Gunn May Not Direct

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Like all Marvel Studio films before it, Guardians of the Galaxy was a smash hit at the box office. What was a surprise was how big of a hit it was, since it featured relatively unknown characters. A lot of its success was credited to co-writer/director James … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction to the New Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I loved, loved, loved Guardians of the Galaxy when it premiered in 2014. Considering it was one of Marvel's biggest films, audiences seemed to have loved it, too. So fans have been clamoring to get a look at the sequel, and despite a couple of trailers, all we got … [Read more...]

Is This The Plot For Jurassic World 2?

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Jurassic World turned out to be one of the best movies of 2015. Going in, I was nervous about the Indominus Rex, but it turned out to work very well in the context of the actual film. The other thing the film got right was how dangerous they made the … [Read more...]

Production Starts on Jurassic World 2 and More!

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By Danny F. Santos I really loved what they did with Jurassic World. It surpassed my expectations when it hit the big screen and did well despite my misgivings about some of the plot points, which were leaked during principal photography. Since the first one came out, it was revealed that … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Passengers

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I remember watching the trailer for Passengers, and being really excited. Along with Arrival, it seemed like serious science-fiction was making a comeback, and for a huge genre fan like me, it felt like Hollywood was starting to cater to my own personal … [Read more...]

Jurassic World 2: Dr. Henry Wu Returns

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Jurassic World 2 will see the return of a fan favorite Dr. Henry Wu to the franchise, according to producer Frank Marshall. Played by actor B.D Wong, the character appeared as a scientist in Steven Spielberg classic Jurassic Park (1993) and again in last year's … [Read more...]

British Actors Rafe Spall and Toby Jones Join Jurassic World 2

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Jurassic World 2 is assembling its cast of supporting characters adding British actors Rafe Spall and Toby Jones to its call sheet. Variety reports that studio Universal has signed the two versatile talents, and is now testing for another pair of key supporting … [Read more...]

Movie Review: The Magnificent Seven

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Remakes are a staple of Hollywood and have been for years. So if it was popular in the past, executive thinking goes, might as well redo it. So here we are with a remake of The Magnificent Seven, which itself was a remake of the classic Akira Kurosawa film Seven … [Read more...]

Passengers Trailer: Jennifer Lawrence & Chris Pratt In ‘Titanic-In-Space’ Blockbuster

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Following the first full trailer for Passengers, starring Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt, the worldwide box-office is manning the life-rafts and bracing itself for 'Titanic-in-space'. Directed by Morten Tyldum (The Imitation Game), the sci-fi romantic disaster … [Read more...]

First Look: Passengers Starring Chris Pratt & Jennifer Lawrence

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) One of the most anticipated blockbusters hitting screens this Christmas is Passengers, which pairs box office heavyweights Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence. Directed by Morten Tyldum (The Imitation Game), the sci-fi romance centres on an interstellar spaceship … [Read more...]

TIFF Announces The 2016 Line-Up Of Films

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Every year, near the end of summer, one of my favorite events returns to my hometown — the Toronto International Film Festival, also know as TIFF. But the festivities start earlier, as they tend to announce the first slate of films around the end of July, which, … [Read more...]

Leaked Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Images Show Nathan Fillion Cameo

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Actor Nathan Fillion will have a cameo in the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. This is potential spoiler territory, so look away if you don't want it ruined for you. Still here? Fillion will be playing Simon Williams, aka, Wonder Man. Guardians of the … [Read more...]

Trailer: The Magnificent Seven With Denzel Washington & Chris Pratt

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) The trailer for the remake of one of the most famous remake ever, The Magnificent Seven, has arrived. Directed by Antoine Fuqua (Training Day) and boasting a stellar cast including Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke and Chris Pratt, the preview does have a hint of … [Read more...]

Chris Pratt Gives Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Set Tour For Charity

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Over the last couple of years, Omaze has been doing amazing work by teaming up with science-fiction and fantasy films to give away extraordinary prizes and help out charities. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is no exception, and they've teamed up with Star-Lord … [Read more...]