New Ghost in the Shell Trailer Drops!


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I really love Ghost in the Shell, but I'm not a die hard fan of the property. Some people might want to pull my geek card for saying that, but in my defense, I'll say that I think Serial Experiments Lain was a much more adult anime that dealt with similar … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction to the Ghost in the Shell Trailer and Film Clip


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I loved the original Ghost in the Shell anime, and a live-action version has been a long time coming. So far the few teases and glimpses we've seen of the upcoming movie have been fantastic but we've all been waiting for the trailer to see how good the film could … [Read more...]

Check Out Ghost in the Shell Teaser and Behind-the-Scenes Video


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The full Ghost in the Shell trailer won't premiere until this weekend, but we've gotten our best look yet at Scarlett Johansson as the Major. We've got a teaser and a behind-the-scenes video, which gives us a little bit of a better look at the upcoming live-action … [Read more...]

Scarlett Johansson Talks Possible Black Widow Movie


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Black Widow has been one of the more prominent characters in the Avengers, but has yet to get her own film. She's been instrumental in the Avengers films, as well as Iron Man 2 and the Captain America sequels. Despite fans wanting her to get her own film, it has … [Read more...]

Ghost in the Shell Unleashes Five Cryptic Teasers


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures have just released five, brief ten second teasers for the upcoming film Ghost in the Shell. Based on the manga created by Masamune Shirow, it was originally adapted into the classic anime of the same name by Mamoru Oshii … [Read more...]

Joss Whedon Would Like To Direct A Black Widow Film

Black Widow in Avengers: Age of Ultron

Could Joss Whedon direct a Black Widow film? By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Joss Whedon directed one of the highest grossing films of all time, and changed the face of tentpole moviemaking with The Avengers. His second outing was Avengers: Age of Ultron, which was a bit of a let down, and … [Read more...]

Movie Review – Captain America: Civil War


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) All you really need to know is that Captain America: Civil War is quite possibly the best Marvel Studios film to date. Even if you have a few films you think are better than it, it's probably just by degrees. Captain America: Civil War deals with the aftermath … [Read more...]

Movie Review: The Jungle Book


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Before I start this review of The Jungle Book, I'd like to throw in a disclaimer: I would love to tell you that this film is as good or better than the original animated feature, but I can't... because I have no idea if I've ever seen it. It is possible that I … [Read more...]

Marvel Studios Talks Captain Marvel Casting, Possible Black Widow Film


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Marvel Studios has been producing at least one superhero film a year since 2008, but we won't get our first female-led film until 2019 with Captain Marvel. That will be the 21st film that Marvel will have produced before there is a female lead, unless you include … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Hail, Caesar!


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) A Coen brothers film is a strange beast — they come in two flavors of either drama or comedy, but both still have an incredible amount of absurdity to them, and Hail, Caesar! is no different. In this case, Joel and Ethan Coen are definitely sticking to the comedy … [Read more...]

Doctor Strange Officially Begins Production

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I really can't believe the amount of characters Marvel is introducing in the next few years. Black Panther, the Carol Danvers Captain Marvel, and The Inhumans, among others. One of the weirdest (pun!) character they're bringing to the screen is Doctor … [Read more...]

Trailer: Ghost In The Shell Film, New Animated Movie!

Ghost in the Shell

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I had no idea there was a new animated Ghost in the Shell film in the works! One of the biggest anime films ever is coming back to the cinema for the first time in a decade. The first film was released way back in 1995, followed by a sequel Ghost in the Shell: … [Read more...]

D23 Expo – Captain America: Civil War Footage Shown; What It All Could Mean

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) When Marvel Studios took to the stage at this year's D23 Expo, president Kevin Feige brought the first look at footage from Captain America: Civil War. While we wait for the official release of what the audience saw, there are enough descriptions of material to get … [Read more...]

Valerian: Luc Besson’s Return To His Space Opera Roots

Valerian: Luc Besson's Return To His Space Opera Roots

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of my favorite science fiction films of the last two decades is Luc Besson's The Fifth Element, which is surprising since, like most geeks, plot holes generally bug me... and that film has holes so big, you can drive a solar system through. But it's also … [Read more...]

More Marvel Heroes & Villains Join Captain America: Civil War, As Synopsis Released

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Looking at the cast size of Captain America: Civil War, I'm having a hard time calling it a Captain America film at all, since it's not just Chris Evans reprising his role. That's because many of Cap's fellow Avengers will be in the film, and a Hobbit will be … [Read more...]

Scarlett Johansson Confirms Ghost in the Shell, Will Film In 2016

Ghost in the Shell

By Mark Hodge (DoddleNEWS) Scarlett Johansson has confirmed that the live-action feature of anime classic Ghost in the Shell will shoot next year. The picture has been in and out of development for years, but is apparently now going forward, most likely helped by the Lost in Translation star's … [Read more...]