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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 have […]

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Movie Review: Logan

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) This is it: Logan is Hugh Jackman’s final bow as Wolverine. After seventeen years, the actor has decided to hang up the claws for good and deliver one final solo film before he goes. And what a performance it was. Deadpool and Logan are a one-two punch that gives you hope for […]

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Movie Review: Live By Night

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Live By Night wasn’t a bad movie — far from it — but something was amiss from the whole thing, from beginning to end. Based on the Dennis Lehane (Gone Baby Gone) crime novel of the same… Continue Reading →

Movie Review: Moonlight

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Very rarely do I come out of a theater and think, “Wow, that movie is important,” and Moonlight definitely falls into that category. The plot concerns a young black boy named Chiron coming to terms… Continue Reading →

Movie Review: La La Land

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I have a confession to make, I had already half written off La La Land before stepping into the theater. The promos and trailers I saw made me think this film would be just a nostalgic… Continue Reading →

Movie Review: Silence

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) How do you approach a review of a film like Martin Scorsese’s Silence? This isn’t just a movie, but a decades long journey the director took to bring a film about spirituality and human nature… Continue Reading →

The 5 Worst Films of 2016

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) When I think back on it, 2016 felt like a year filled with awful movie after awful movie. But when I went through most of my notes, I realized that there were only a few… Continue Reading →

The 5 Best Films Of 2016

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) It’s that time of year again! After 52 weeks of watching film after film, I’ve compiled my favorite and least favorite films I’ve seen in 2016. It’s been a very uneven year, and it was… Continue Reading →

Streaming Review – Sense8: A Christmas Special

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I was a big fan of the Wachowskis and J. Michael Straczynski’s Sense8 when it premiered back in June 2015. Big ideas explored through science-fiction/fantasy tends to be something that really piques my interest, with… Continue Reading →

Movie Review: Passengers

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I remember watching the trailer for Passengers, and being really excited. Along with Arrival, it seemed like serious science-fiction was making a comeback, and for a huge genre fan like me, it felt like Hollywood… Continue Reading →

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