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Author: Mario-Francisco Robles

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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EL FANBOY PODCAST: “Why The World Needs A Wonder Woman”

In these dark, troubled times, El Fanboy host Mario-Francisco Robles makes the case for why the world needs a Wonder Woman. Yesterday was a hard day for fans around the world. With word of not only a horrendous terror attack in Manchester, England, but also that Justice League director and Wonder Woman story writer Zack Snyder had lost his daughter back in March, it was a tough time for anyone near a mobile device. But still, it’s Tuesday and- as they say- the show must go on. For this week’s episode of the El Fanboy Podcast, MFR takes a look at what’s...

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A Note On Snyder’s Loss, Our Story, And Those JUSTICE LEAGUE Reshoots

My thoughts and prayers, along with those of everyone here at The Splash Report, go out to Zack Snyder and his family. On Tuesday evening, the tragic news broke that a couple of months ago the director’s daughter committed suicide. The family had kept that heartbreaking loss a private matter up until then, and now that the fallout of the tragedy had led Snyder to bow out of the remainder of Justice League‘s post-production and hand the reins over to Joss Whedon (The Avengers), the time was right to share this news with the world. As a father, and just as a human,...

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EL FANBOY- Episode 14: “JUSTICE LEAGUE Reshoots Explained, WONDERful Buzz, Mummies, & Aliens!”

For this week’s edition of the El Fanboy Podcast, host Mario-Francisco Robles is joined by The Splash Report’s editor-in-chief, Kellvin Chavez. Earlier this week, the duo broke the story about the major Justice League reshoots that are on the way, and this week they sound off on all kinds of topics. MFR opens the show with what it means to be hearing all the great buzz going around about Wonder Woman, and predicts what could end up being the only thing that stops the movie from reaching its full potential. He goes on to explain those Justice League reshoots in greater detail, and fully explain...

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