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...]

Orson Welles’ Final Film Will Be Completed By Netflix

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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

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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...]

A Geek’s Reaction to the Full Iron Fist Trailer

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Netflix and Marvel release a full Iron Fist trailer ahead of the March debut By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Marvel Studios' cinematic universe is an ambitious idea that just keeps expanding. Originally, it all seemed tightly connected, but then it started branching off into different … [Read more...]

Stranger Things Season Two Will be Bigger and Darker

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Like many fans of the 1980s, I absolutely loved Stranger Things. The Duffer Brothers created a fantastic love letter to films of the era in a pitch perfect series, and I couldn't be more excited to see the second season. Producer Shawn Levy revealed a bit more … [Read more...]

First Look at Snowpiercer Director’s New Monster Movie Okja

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Snowpiercer was a fantastic movie directed by Bong Joon-ho, set on a train in a post-apocalyptic world. Before that, the director made a name for himself with giant monster movie The Host in 2007, and looks like he's going back to his creature-feature roots with … [Read more...]

Jon Bernthal Says The Punisher Resonates With Him

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The casting behind each Marvel and Netflix series has been so on point, that sometimes I'm surprised by how perfect it is. Vincent D'Onofrio as The Kingpin was inspired, and when they announced that The Walking Dead's Jon Bernthal would be playing The Punisher in … [Read more...]

Will Kingpin Be In The Defenders? “No Chance” Says Vincent D’Onofrio

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the most perfect casting choices I've ever seen has to have been Vincent D'Onofrio in Daredevil seasons one and two. When the actor was announced, I got goosebumps on the back of my neck, and knew that Marvel was planning something special for … [Read more...]

Netflix Releases A Sense8 Christmas Special Trailer

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The Sense8 Christmas trailer By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The holidays are not my time of year. I don't necessarily hate them, but it seems so forced upon me that I have a knee-jerk reaction to it — especially since there seems to be only one soundtrack for the season, and it's set … [Read more...]

Inhumans TV Series: Marvel and ABC Hire Iron Fist Producer

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Marvel TV has enlisted Scott Buck, showrunner on the upcoming Netflix show Iron Fist, to steer their new ABC drama Inhumans. Writer/producer Buck, who learned his craft on hit shows such as  Dexter, Six Feet Under, and Rome, has clearly impressed the studio with … [Read more...]

New Pictures: Netflix’s Iron Fist

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) The last piece of Netflix's Marvel jigsaw, Iron Fist, is about to hit the streaming service in March 17, 2017. New pictures have been released showing billionaire martial arts expert Danny Rand (Finn Jones) training as he bids to lay down the law in his native New … [Read more...]

Sense8 Confirms Christmas Special and Sets Season 2 Premiere Date

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Sense8 season one was an uneven but thrilling series. The Wachowskis along with Michael J. Straczynski created a series that tried to go off and do something new without any inhibitions, and for that we got some really interesting scenes. Netflix took its time … [Read more...]

Netflix Opens Up Downloading for Members to Watch Offline

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Recently, I flew to see family, and while waiting for my flight, I started catching up on Stranger Things on Netflix. Thanks to a surprisingly good free WiFi stream at the airport, I was able to get several episodes in. But then I would be several hours in the air, … [Read more...]

Meryl Streep Will Be Paid $825,000 Per Episode For JJ Abrams’ New Miniseries

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Triple Oscar winner Meryl Streep will be paid a staggering $825,000-per-episode for JJ Abrams' new miniseries. THR reports that the acting legend will star in The Nix, based on author Nathan Hill's bestseller, which has sparked a bidding war between networks and … [Read more...]

‘Netflix Tax:’ American Cities Look To Recoup Revenue From Cord Cutters

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With cord cutting gaining speed with young people, not only are cable companies scrambling to preserve what subscribers they have left, but cities are looking for ways to recoup the revenue lost from taxes that could have come from cable subscriptions. So it comes at … [Read more...]

Media Companies Vying To Buy Netflix

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With Netflix riding high in quarterly earnings and record subscriptions, it's no secret that it has become the 800 pound gorilla in the streaming video jungle. It would also come as no surprise that such high profile success makes a company a prime target for … [Read more...]