Streaming Review: Marvel’s The Defenders


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...]

The Punisher Teaser Trailer From Marvel and Netflix


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) With The Defenders premiering on Netflix, Marvel and the streaming giant are now teasing their fall 2017 show, The Punisher. Take a look (via 'Agent of Marvel'): Primer teaser de @ThePunisher — Agent of Marvel (@AgentedeMARVEL) … [Read more...]

Hackers Make Good On Threat To Leak HBO Programs

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When the news broke that hackers had broke into servers ranging from Disney to Netflix to HBO, they promised that over time they would be releasing episodes and cuts of films on the internet to any studio that refused to pay up. Some, like Disney, called their bluff … [Read more...]

MoviePass Drops To $10 A Month For Unlimited Screenings


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Movie ticket prices have been going up every single year since 1993. In New York and Los Angeles, it's not uncommon to lay out $15 a ticket. And that's not even with popcorn and other treats, which can quickly add up for a family, let alone a simple date. But there's … [Read more...]

Netflix Trying to Keep Star Wars and Marvel as Disney Develops Own Service


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) By now everyone has heard of Disney's plans to pull out of their exclusive deal with Netflix to stream Disney, Marvel and Lucasfilm content, in favor of launching their own rival services in 2019. We're getting word that Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos is lobbying the … [Read more...]

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


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...]

New Stranger Things Season Two Poster and Teaser Confirm Release Date


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Stranger Things was the sleeper hit of summer 2016. It harkened back to some of my favorite movies of the 80s, and really understood the tone of those films so well that at times it felt like I was watching a forgotten movie from the era. Fortunately, it eas such a … [Read more...]

More Info On Stranger Things’ New Characters And Monsters


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Stranger Things was the surprise sleeper hit of summer of 2016. Its mix of 1980s nostalgia and horror created the perfect blend of familiar and fantastic. Season 1 wrapped up the major story elements, but left the door open for the larger mythology to explore … [Read more...]

Netflix CEO Wants to Cancel Even More Shows


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Fans of the Netflix series Sense8 were given a reason to mourn yesterday after the streaming giant decided to cancel the series. This comes on the heels of other cancellations, such as Marco Polo, The Get Down, and the often forgotten Bloodlines. Sense8's first … [Read more...]

Shawn Levy Talks Stranger Things Season 2


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I absolutely loved Stranger Things when it came out last year. It had everything you could possibly want from a TV series that was set in the 80s, all the way down to the pitch perfect tone. The only thing that really worries me is that by setting the bar so … [Read more...]

Stranger Things Season 2 Plot Points Being Pushed to Later Seasons


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the things to come straight out of left field last year was Netflix's Stranger Things. The series was so low on so many radars, that it wasn't until the trailer premiered last June that any attention was paid to the series — and then it became a smash hit … [Read more...]

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


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...]

Official Premiere Date Revealed In Defenders Teaser


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...]

Streaming Review: Iron Fist


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...]

Orson Welles’ Final Film Will Be Completed By Netflix

The Other Side Of The Wind Orson Welles

By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) In many ways, Orson Welles is like General George Patton. A wunderkind in his field, he is the inspiration to some, a pariah to others. But there's no denying the impact both men left on the world. But while General Patton's legacy belongs to world history, and his … [Read more...]

Netflix Acquires Worldwide Rights to Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Martin Scorsese's gangster film The Irishman is on track and set to reunite him with one of his longtime muses after more than 20 years. The film is set to star Robert De Niro and based upon the 2004 novel by Charles Brandt, I Heard You Paint Houses. STX spent … [Read more...]