Rumor: Disney Saved Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. From Cancellation

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Did Disney step in to save Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.? By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) No one disputes that Marvel Studios is pretty much the king of the box office when it comes to superhero films. Every year they release two or three movies, and every year they make it into the top ten grossing … [Read more...]

Streaming Review: Marvel’s The Defenders

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I have been waiting what feels like a very long time for Marvel's The Defendersr. When the Marvel/Netflix partnership was announced, I was incredibly excited that we would get four solo series — which included series such as Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, … [Read more...]

Comic-Con 2017: Marvel Studios Once Again Tops SDCC

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) If you've never been in line for Hall H on a Saturday night, let me set the scene for you. I typically go to bed early and wake up around 2 a.m. to take a shower, and then make my way down in order to get in line. Usually, I'm 3/4 the way to the back of the line. … [Read more...]

Comic-Con 2017: Netflix / Marvel’s The Defenders Gets New Trailer and More!

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Comic-Con: Netflix and Marvel have done an amazing job crafting a smaller part of the MCU set in New York. I loved Daredevil and Jessica Jones, Luke Cage was uneven, and despite Iron Fist being the weakest, it was still miles ahead of what most other comic book … [Read more...]

Spider-Man: Homecoming Director Not Signed For Sequel (Yet)

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Spider-Man: Homecoming was fantastic! Easily one of the best films that Marvel Studios has ever made — despite making it for Sony and not their parent company of Disney. There is absolutely no doubt that a sequel is on the way... especially since it was already … [Read more...]

Movie Review – Spider-Man: Homecoming

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Sam Raimi's Spider-Man and Spider-Man 2 have been the benchmark for most modern superhero movies. Even when Marvel Studios elevated the art form, Spider-Man 2 (2004) has pretty much stayed constant as one of the best comic book films of all time. After that, … [Read more...]

Spider-Man: Homecoming Hints Miles Morales Exists in MCU, Kevin Feige Confirms

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) When Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment brokered a deal to bring Spider-Man into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, one of the questions were, "Which Spider-Man?" In the beginning, there seemed to be some rumors that Marvel would be hiring a person of color … [Read more...]

James Gunn Might Break MCU Canon With Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 was nearly as good as the first film... Or better, depending on who you talk to. There was some speculation whether director James Gunn would be returning to helm the third film, as he was weighing his options. Thankfully, he signed … [Read more...]

Marvel President Says R-Rated Films Not Out Of The Question

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the ways that comic book movies try and stay relevant is by mixing genres or by trying to defy conventions. At least, that's what the theory is. The best example in recent years has been 20th Century Fox's Deadpool and Logan, which both went with an … [Read more...]

New Seasons of Daredevil, Jessica Jones, and Luke Cage will Premiere in 2018

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The Marvel Cinematic Universe is about to get a huge influx of material. Starting this year, Marvel Studios will start releasing three films every year. It kicked off with Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and will be followed by Spider-Man: Homecoming and Thor: … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]