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

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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...]

Ruben Fleischer to Direct Tom Hardy in Venom

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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...]

Marvel’s Kevin Feige: Movies and TV May Crossover in the Future

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) On paper, all of the Marvel films and television shows exist in the same universe known as the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The reality of it is that the ABC TV shows, Netflix shows, and films don't really crossover that much — if at all. Generally speaking, the … [Read more...]

8K RED WEAPON Used For Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) If you ask Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 director James Gunn what his motivation was to make the Quillian epic, he'll tell you it's all about creating memories for the next generation. And as some fans and critics call the Guardians series the new Star … [Read more...]

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...]

A Geek’s Reaction To Marvel’s The Defenders Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) For the past two-plus years, Marvel and Netflix have been building their own corner of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist have led up Marvel's The Defenders, and we've finally received our first look at the upcoming … [Read more...]

Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck to Direct Captain Marvel

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Marvel Studios plays the long game with films announced far in advance. Captain Marvel has been sitting in the docket with its star Brie Larson for a while now, but no one has yet been attached to helm the film. Last year, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige … [Read more...]

Marvel President Kevin Feige On Studios Poaching Talent

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Marvel Studios has had one major hit after another, with nary a single box office misstep. They've given actors and directors a chance to become household names, and have even helped rehabilitate some careers, such as Robert Downey Jr. With everything that's … [Read more...]

Marvel Opens Up About Upcoming Movies

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Loads of tidbits coming out of Marvel! The studio led a few reporters on a tour of their new offices in Burbank, California on the Disney lot, by none other than Kevin Feige. During the tour, the Marvel Studios president revealed quite a bit about the upcoming … [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...]

A Geek’s Reaction to the First Thor: Ragnarok Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The Thor films have been considered the weaker franchise of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Everyone thinks that Chris Hemsworth is perfectly cast as the character, but the solo films have been underwhelming — despite having one of the best villains in Tom … [Read more...]

Official Premiere Date Revealed In Defenders Teaser

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Iron Fist was the last character to be revealed as part of the upcoming eight episode Defenders series. The Marvel and Netflix series has been in the making for a few years now, but we still haven't been sure when it would premiere. Now Marvel has released a … [Read more...]

Hawkeye May Join the Cast of Ant-Man and The Wasp

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Could Jeremy Renner show up in Ant-Man and The Wasp? By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the more interesting things that Marvel Studios has been doing recently is adding other Avengers from the Marvel Cinematic Universe into the solo films. Later this year we'll get a chance to see Hulk … [Read more...]

Spider-Man May Exit The MCU After Spider-Man: Homecoming 2

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the smartest things that Sony has ever done was lend Marvel Studios the rights to Spider-Man. After the critical panning and underperformance of The Amazing Spider-Man 2, the studio really didn't know what to do with the property. They were hoping to … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction to the 2nd Spider-Man: Homecoming Trailer

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The new Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Spider-Man is one of the crown jewels in Marvel comics. The character is widely loved, and tends to have big roles in some of the event series, which is why Marvel Studios pursued adding him to the Marvel Cinematic Universe … [Read more...]

Streaming Review: Iron Fist

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There's no way of reviewing Iron Fist without wading into some of the more controversial aspects of the series. Let's just get the big thing out of the way upfront: I firmly believe that the part of Danny Rand should have been played by an Asian actor. There would … [Read more...]