Matt Reeves Completely Tossing Out Ben Affleck’s The Batman Script

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) It was pretty shocking news when Ben Affleck dropped out of directing The Batman at the beginning of the year. I personally thought it was a smart move, as I would rather Affleck focus on performance. Not only is the role of playing Batman far more demanding than … [Read more...]

Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk: 70mm is Back and Going to War

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Even though IMAX is impressive, 70mm is my all time favorite film format. There's just something about the color, grain, and scope. So when I heard that Christopher Nolan's DUNKIRK was going to be released nationwide in 70mm, like many other fans, I was excited. … [Read more...]

What We Know About Wonder Woman 2

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Wonder Woman was the kind of film that Warner Bros. has been looking for ever since Man of Steel premiered. A superhero movie set in the DC Extended Universe that is both commercially and critically successful, as well as pleasing the fans. At this point, … [Read more...]

Batman Will Be Noir-Driven Says Director Matt Reeves

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The DC Extended Universe had a bit of a reprieve with Wonder Woman. Up until that point, Warner Bros. films were not really well told movies that left a mixed reception with audiences, and they were mostly panned by critics. Despite that, the casting has been … [Read more...]

Rumor: Extensive Justice League Reshoots Under Joss Whedon

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Wonder Woman was needed to be a hit to not only prove that a female led superhero film is viable, but to rehabilitate the DC Extended Universe's image. It was able to do the former with flying colors ($254.3 million global box office and counting), and is easily … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Wonder Woman

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) For a long while, I've said that there is a lot riding on the Wonder Woman movie. Up to this point, the best film in the DC Extended Universe has been Man of Steel in 2013, and that film divided audiences, at best. From that point, it just gets worse. Batman V … [Read more...]

Joss Whedon Replaces Zack Snyder on Justice League Due to Family Tragedy

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Under normal circumstances, I'd be elated at this news but the reasons for this are very sombre. Joss Whedon — director of Avengers and Avengers: Age of Ultron — has replaced Zack Snyder as director of Justice League. The reason is that Snyder's daughter Autumn … [Read more...]

Aquaman Now Filming; New Images Released

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Aquaman has officially begun shooting and so we're starting to get some first looks at the upcoming film. We've already gotten our first look at Jason Momoa as the titular character two years ago for his cameo in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, while Amber … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction to the Final Wonder Woman Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Now that Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 has dropped in theaters, the next chance for you to see a superhero / comic book movie will come with Warner Bros. next DC Extended Universe film: Wonder Woman. There's a lot riding on this movie as it needs to rehabilitate … [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...]

Jason Statham: MEG Cross Between Jaws And Jurassic Park

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There's no denying that shark movies are in, especially with the Sharknado franchise churning out new sequels almost every year. But for the most part those movies are done tongue in cheek and rarely bring out the horror aspect of the shark sub-genre. That's where … [Read more...]

Joss Whedon Eyed to Write, Direct, and Produce Batgirl

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The Avengers director and one-time Wonder Woman helmer to take on Batgirl By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Up to this point, the DC Extended Universe has not gone as well as Warner Bros. would have liked. While they've made good money at the box office, critics haven't been kind to the movies … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction to the Justice League Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) After several days of teasing the release of the Justice League trailer with quick 15 to 20 second teasers, Warner Bros. has finally dropped it onto the world wide web. Up to this point the only other look we've had at the team-up film was a four-minute sizzle … [Read more...]

That Matrix Reboot May Not Be A Reboot After All

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Last week some news came down the pipeline that the Wachowskis' Matrix trilogy was going to get the reboot treatment. Where some people's knee-jerk reaction was that this was a bad idea, I thought it was actually a pretty good idea. I've already covered all the … [Read more...]

Matrix Reboot Getting A Writers Room; What The Film Universe Could Look Like

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) On the heels of news that Warner Bros. is looking to reboot the Matrix film franchise comes a rumor that the studio is likely to put together a writers' room. The goal of that would be to figure out the best possible way to relaunch the series. Deadline first … [Read more...]

Warner Bros. Looking To Reboot The Matrix

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Here's a number that may make you feel old: It has been about 18 years since The Matrix premiered. With a film that big approaching its twentieth anniversary in 2019, the studio could only be thinking one thing: Reboot. That's exactly what is going on at … [Read more...]