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Rodrigo Perez

Rodrigo Perez

Marvel’s “The Punisher” might be set within the New York universe that features Daredevil, Iron Fist, Jessica Jones, and Luke Cage, but it has almost nothing to do with superheroes themselves. You don’t need to have binge-watched this new Netflix serie…

Following mounting accusations of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior, Emmy-winning actor Jeffrey Tambor has decided to exit the Amazon show “Transparent.” Tambor starred on the critically-acclaimed show playing Maura Pfefferman, the trans mat…

To take a page from not-dead Superman, it’s not a doomsday yet, but it is a bizarro world out there this weekend and studio suits are running around scrambling, probably worried about their jobs. Despite two creative shifts with five years, Zack Snyder…

After “The Punisher,” and “Stranger Things” “Alias Grace,” and “Mindhunter,” Netflix is on a serious roll of quality programming and therefore the Bingeworthy™ Breakdown is back and busier than ever. This week, we’re looking at Scott Frank’s western &#…

Sony are so thirsty for it, they’re gonna suck your blood. But really, the studio is dead set serious on creating that Spider-Verse they’d been hoping to launch back when Marc Webb was directing and Andrew Garfield was “The Amazing Spider-Man.” That pl…

The Bingeworthy Breakdown™ is back and this time we’re looking at Netflix’s Marvel’s “The Punisher,” the fourth iteration of the character following three rather unremarkable, unsuccessful films occurring before the days of Marvel Studios. Showrun by S…

When Disney Chief Bob Iger gets on a quarterly business call with his shareholders, the CEO tends to drop some juicy info to keep them excited in their investments. Today he dropped at least two bombs and the call is ongoing. The first, as you’ve likel…

Forget impeachment and censure, Netflix already went there, this is more like invoking the 25th Amendment. Following allegations of rape, sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior towards a minor, Netflix has permanently severed ties with Kevin Spac…

You make bold aesthetic choices, you tell a thought-provoking mosaic-like story about a complicated, unknowable main character, you constantly challenge the audience’s perception of who your main character is and why she does what she does. What to do …

DC Films isn’t above casting unknowns in major roles. Gal Gadot was hardly a star when she was cast as “Wonder Woman,” and no one really knows who Ray Fisher is aside from the fact that he’s the “Justice League”’s Cyborg. So perhaps it isn’t that…