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Author: Mario-Francisco Robles

EL FANBOY: “MFR Assembles A Geek JUSTICE LEAGUE- Jett, Da7e, Brandon, and Kellvin!”

On this week’s stacked show, El Fanboy Podcast host Mario-Francisco Robles celebrates his birthday by putting together his own Geek Justice League. He’s joined on the show by Bill “Jett” Ramey of Batman on Film, Da7e Gonzales of Storm of Spoilers and MTV, comedian Brandon Collins of the Medium Popcorn Podcast, and The Splash Report‘s very own editor-in-chief and Latino-Review founder Kellvin Chavez. The five gents spend two hours discussing everything from the Venom being a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and how that affects the Sony/Marvel Spider-Man deal, to the incredibly extensive Justice League Reshoots and the ripple effect that Batman v Superman had on the entire...

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EL FANBOY: “Imploding Universes, Hammering DC, and Kiddy SJW Star Wars?”

Hot on the heels of The Mummy unraveling at the box office and starting off Universal’s Dark Universe on shaky ground, El Fanboy Podcast Mario-Francisco Robles explores how cinematic universes themselves are looking these days. From Marvel to DC to Star Wars, how is Hollywood’s obsession with Cinematic Universes doing? Is it sustainable? MFR also takes time to touch on all the hottest fanboy topics currently making the rounds: What’s Armie Hammer’s real status with the DCEU? How is Colin Trevorrow approaching Star Wars: Episode IX? Josh Brolin is such a fanboy What exactly will Joss Whedon be adding/changing to Justice League (hint: There’ll be...

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EL FANBOY: “Wonder Woman Whips Marvel, The Mummy To Rot, and Franchise Fatigue”

On this week’s episode of the El Fanboy Podcast, host Mario-Francisco Robles puts into perspective how Wonder Woman‘s opening weekend reception could signal a huge turning point for the DC Extended Universe. He also points out how Universal’s The Mummy is about to be fed to DC’s Amazonian Princess. Along the way, MFR also touches on all the week’s hottest topics: Is Avengers: Infinity War going to be too big? Universal’s Dark Universe looks like it’s about to stumble out of the gate with The Mummy. Why do they keep adding more characters?! Phantom of The Opera? THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME? It’s Sony’s Spiderverse all over...

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EL FANBOY: “What WONDER WOMAN Means To DC’s Present and Future!”

With WONDER WOMAN poised to make a statement around the world this weekend, MFR takes some time to discuss what this could all mean for the present and future of the DC Extended Universe. He also touches on some of the trending news of the week, answers listener questions about Joss Whedon’s impact on JUSTICE LEAGUE, and much more. Other Topics Covered: Is Josh Gad Playing The Penguin in The Batman? What’s The Status of A WONDER WOMAN Sequel? Is WONDER WOMAN The First Taste of The Geoff Johns Era of The DCEU? When Are We Seeing THE PUNISHER On Netflix? Do...

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WONDER WOMAN Review: MFR Says DC Delivers A Timeless Adventure With Loads of Heart

Let’s just get this out of the way: Wonder Woman is the best DC Comics film since 1980’s Superman II. To clarify, that doesn’t mean it’s a better movie than The Dark Knight, but it’s a better DC Comics movie. While Christopher Nolan’s gem of a Batman movie in 2008 was a great film, it wasn’t necessarily a comic book movie. At times, what Nolan and writer David Goyer created seemed more like a straightforward crime saga that just happened to have a guy dressed up as a bat in it. It seemed self-conscious of its comic book heritage and, because of that,...

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