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Author: Mario-Francisco Robles

EL FANBOY: “DUNKIRK A Nothing Burger? INHUMANS To Be Marvel’s First EPIC Fail? More!”

The summer season comes to a rather uneventful cinematic end for El Fanboy Podcast host Mario-Francisco Robles, who caps off what’s been an excellent season of filmgoing events with Christopher Nolan’s DUNKIRK. With DUNKIRK, he fears Nolan has continued a downward trend in his filmmaking powers that began with THE DARK KNIGHT RISES and continued through INTERSTELLAR. MFR explores the arc of Nolan’s career for a bit before launching into the week’s hottest film stories, including: – Marvel’s INHUMANS Will Be The MCU’s First Loud Disaster – LISTENER QUESTION: “What’s The Hold-Up With Patty Jenkins Officially Signing On To Direct WONDER WOMAN 2?”...

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AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR Director Reveals An Unlikely Inspiration For The Marvel Epic

When we think about Avengers: Infinity War, the first word that comes to mind is “epic.” We know that the sheer size and scale of the film is going to be like nothing we’ve seen before with the film serving as a “culmination event” for 10 years of Marvel Cinematic Universe movies. It’s going to include The Avengers, the Guardians of The Galaxy, as well as Spider-Man, Doctor Strange, Ant-Man, and more facing off against Thanos’ evil forces. When we think about what the film is going to look and feel like, it can be hard to wrap our heads around it all. What direction are...

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WB Is Betting Big On Ezra Miller, With Pivotal Roles In Both DC And Harry Potter Franchises

Yesterday, somewhat lost in the feeding frenzy about the extensive (and expensive!) Justice League reshoots, was the fact that Warner Bros is putting actor Ezra Miller in a very unique position within its cinematic output for the next several years. See, the report from Variety that got everyone talking yesterday made mention of the fact that Miller’s role in their Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them series was “growing.” Everyone focused on the fact that since both the Harry Potter/Wizarding World and DC Extended Universe franchises were Warner Bros properties that the studio was having an easy time balancing out his schedule. But...

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THOR: RAGNAROK Sets Out To Prove That Size Doesn’t Matter

In an age where big budget genre films seem to be getting longer and longer, it sounds like Taika Waititi’s Thor: Ragnarok is setting out to prove that you can tell a perfectly complete story in less than two hours. In fact, the current cut of the 17th entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe clocks in at only an hour and forty minutes, making it the shortest MCU film ever! That honor presently belongs to Louis Leterrier’s The Incredible Hulk, which was an hour and fifty one minutes long. Here’s what Waititi told Collider about the current running time for Thor: Ragnarok: “It’s not gonna...

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BOND 25 Sets Its Release Date And Its Star!

The official 007 website has announced a new James Bond film, codenamed “BOND 25” for now, will be released on November 8th, 2019. Actor Daniel Craig (“LOGAN LUCKY”) has also finally been confirmed by producers as returning to reprise the role of iconic MI-6 secret agent, James Bond. No other details have been revealed as they will announce further information at a later date. Craig has played James Bond in four previous films which include “CASINO ROYALE” in 2006, “QUANTUM OF SOLACE” in 2008, “SKYFALL” in 2012, and “SPECTRE” in 2015. There was a lot of back-and-forth about whether...

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