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Mario-Francisco Robles, Editor-in-Chief of REVENGE OF THE FANS, Is The Host of This Passionate, Intimate Weekly Podcast. Join Him Each Week As He Sounds Off On The Latest Issues Concerning Geek Culture (Primarily Movies and TV Shows) In His Signature Raw, Confessional Style.

Mario-Francisco Robles, Editor-in-Chief of REVENGE OF THE FANS, Is The Host of This Passionate, Intimate Weekly Podcast. Join Him Each Week As He Sounds Off On The Latest Issues Concerning Geek Culture (Primarily Movies and TV Shows) In His Signature Raw, Confessional Style.
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Mario-Francisco Robles, Editor-in-Chief of REVENGE OF THE FANS, Is The Host of This Passionate, Intimate Weekly Podcast. Join Him Each Week As He Sounds Off On The Latest Issues Concerning Geek Culture (Primarily Movies and TV Shows) In His Signature Raw, Confessional Style.

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@I_AM_MFR

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English

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Episodes

THE FANBOY #98: "Latest Batman Casting Whispers, The Dream State, And The Importance of Being All In"

5/31/2019
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This week's show is a little different. Revenge of The Fans Editor-in-Chief Mario-Francisco Robles recorded this one late at night with his family asleep down the hall, because he simply had to get some things off his chest and he wasn't sure he'd get a chance to record at his usual time tomorrow. So what you get here is straight stream-of-consciousness observations on a number of topics, including: Man of SteelGodzilla: King of The MonstersEnjoy!

Duration:01:16:21

THE FANBOY #97: "MFR Goes Full Geek With Screenwriter Zack Stentz!"

5/24/2019
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For this week's episode of The Fanboy Podcast, host and Revenge of The Fans Editor-in-Chief Mario-Francisco Robles secured a very special guest. He was instrumental to one of the pillars of Marvel's Phase One, as well as to the X-Men franchise's rejuvenation with First Class; He's written for The Flash, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles; He's got a new film arriving on Netflix today (Rim of The World) and is attached to write both Booster Gold and Big Trouble in Little China; He's Mr....

Duration:01:01:00

THE FANBOY #96: "Batman Confusion, The Joker Script, Bloggers Suck And Toxic Fandom Does, Too"

5/17/2019
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Following a night of mixed signals about Matt Reeves' The Batman, Mario-Francisco Robles is here to recap it all and break it down for you. He shares where he stands on this confusing story, as well as with his old report about Armie Hammer being on the verge of becoming the next cinematic Batman. He also sounds off on the controversy this week surrounding the script for Joaquin Phoenix's Joker movie, and shares some insights he's gathered this week about the corruptive nature on hardcore...

Duration:00:49:41

THE FANBOY #95: "State of The DC Union (The Flash, Suicide Squad, Deathstroke?) and A Second Look At ENDGAME"

5/10/2019
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On this week's episode of The Fanboy Podcast, host Mario-Francisco Robles builds upon his "State of The DC Union" column on Revenge of The Fans. Of note, he expands upon his concerns regarding Ezra Miller's future as The Flash, drops some intel about the characters James Gunn is currently casting for The Suicide Squad (and is Idris Elba really up for Deathstroke?), and wraps things up with his feelings as he's about to attend his second viewing of Avengers: Endgame.

Duration:00:34:09

THE FANBOY #94: "Experiencing Endgame, Batman Update, Dwayne Johnson's DC Future, Superman, and Blissful Goodbyes"

5/3/2019
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On this week's edition of The Fanboy, host and Revenge of The Fans Editor-in-Chief Mario-Francisco Robles opens with the experience he had watching Avengers: Endgame last week. He shares thoughts on how both the experience and the film have aged for him (and it's not all smooth sailing). From there, he touches on the brief update we were all given about The Batman yesterday, and- of course- throws in his two cents and insights on the situations. Then he dives the report he wrote earlier...

Duration:00:59:51

THE FANBOY #93: "A Marvelous Universe, Shazam?, Darkseid, And In J.J. I Trust"

4/26/2019
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The Fanboy Podcast is back! After an unexpected monthlong hiatus, Mario-Francisco Robles is back with Episode 93 of his top-rated solo podcast. On this week's show, the Editor-in-Chief of Revenge of The Fans talks about the significance of Avengers: Endgame, his thoughts on Shazam!- both as a film, and as a cog in the wheel of a franchise, the news of Ray Porter playing Darkseid in Zack Snyder's unreleased cut of Justice League, and he finishes by touching on Star Wars: The Rise of...

Duration:00:43:25

THE FANBOY #92: 'When Did Affleck Vacate The Cowl? The Slow Moving Reboot of DC Continues (The Flash, Wonder Woman 1984), and An Impending Wrestling Boom"

3/29/2019
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On this week's episode of The Fanboy Podcast, host and Revenge of The Fans Editor-in-Chief Mario-Francisco Robles opens up by expanding on the Batfleck: The Timeline piece he published this morning. He's got fresh insights into what went down between Affleck in the studio before, during, and after the production of Justice League. From there, he shifts into a discussion about how the slow moving reboot of the DCEU is continuing (and how Wonder Woman 1984 may expedite the process). After...

Duration:01:11:47

THE FANBOY #91: "90s Batman, 80s Joker, Nostalgia Gets A Bad Wrap, Shazam! Will Win Big, and The Joy Quota"

3/22/2019
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On this week's The Fanboy Podcast, host and Revenge of The Fans Editor-in-Chief Mario-Francisco Robles shares his thoughts and insights on what's going on out there.

Duration:00:57:21

THE FANBOY #90: "CAPTAIN MARVEL(s), The SUICIDE SQUAD's Getting Weird In The Best Way, Geoff's Fingerprints, Way More!"

3/8/2019
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Another week, another edition of The Fanboy Podcast, where Revenge of The Fans Editor-in-Chief Mario-Francisco Robles sounds off on the latest big topics, trends, and concerns in geek fandom. In Episode 90, he addresses where things are at with both Captain Marvels, as Marvel's Brie Larson-starrer opens everywhere today, and as the social media embargo on Shazam! gets lifted notably early- opening the floodgates for all kinds of love for David F. Sandberg's film. Other topics covered: And...

Duration:01:29:23

THE FANBOY #89: "Why The WB Deserves Credit, The Flash, Batman, Suicide Squad, James Gunn, Dark Phoenix, Way More!"

3/1/2019
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On this week's episode of The Fanboy Podcast, host Mario-Francisco Robles opens up by doing something few seem willing to do these last few years: Give Warner Bros credit for the way they've handled their biggest IPs. You'll want to hear why MFR thinks they've attempted to be at the cutting edge of blockbuster filmmaking, and why that needs to be celebrated (even if the current pop culture landscape is teaching them an important lesson right now). From there, he dives into the latest...

Duration:01:29:08

THE FANBOY #88: 'The Armie Hammer Batman Story'

2/21/2019
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Earlier this week, The Fanboy Podcast host and Revenge of The Fans Editor-in-Chief Mario-Francisco Robles came out swinging for the fences, believing to have snagged the most coveted casting scoop in the geek culture. He thought he'd finally answered the question everyone's been asking for quite some time: Who's Going To Play The Dark Knight In Matt Reeves' The Batman? He thought he'd found his man (and he still does). But that was just the beginning of the story. Get the lowdown on a crazy...

Duration:00:50:45

THE FANBOY #87: "Batman, Superman, Wild Cards, And YOUR Questions!"

2/15/2019
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On this week's episode of The Fanboy Podcast, MFR opens with thoughts on Affleck making it official (for the second time) that he's done as Batman. From there, he turns his sights onto Matt Reeves and what will become the new Batman of the DC universe, and makes sure you understand why Affleck didn't end up sticking around for this next Bat film. Hint: Reeves is not the villain here. He also offers his latest on the type of actor Reeves is said to be looking for. From there, he addresses...

Duration:01:18:55

THE FANBOY #86: "Superman, Batman Casting Update, and Giving Marvel Its Due"

2/8/2019
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On this week's episode of The Fanboy Podcast, host and Revenge of The Fans Editor-in-Chief Mario-Francisco Robles talks about a week of Superman rumblings that began with a Henry Cavill Instagram on Sunday and hit its zenith with news of a surprising cameo on Thursday. MFR is here to break all that down for you and give you the full context on what it all means. From there, he turns his attention back to last week's list of rumored candidates to inherit the Batman cowl from Ben Affleck....

THE FANBOY #85: "Affleck's Departure, THE BATMAN Casting Whispers, and DC On Film 2.0"

2/1/2019
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On this week's episode of The Fanboy Podcast, host and Revenge of The Fans Editor-in-Chief Mario-Francisco Robles discusses this week's insanely seismic amount of DC news.

Duration:01:12:59

THE FANBOY #84: "Scoop Culture, And The Definitive Breakdown On What's Up With DC's Shared Universe"

1/25/2019
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On this week's show, host and Revenge of The Fans Editor-in-Chief Mario-Francisco Robles breaks down what kinds of scoops he considers Newsworthy as opposed to Noiseworthy, explains what kinds of exclusives you can look forward to from him and the site from now on, and then he offers an exhaustive breakdown of DC's Shared Universe after a couple of weeks of confusing headlines- Is it scrapped? Is it thriving? What's the deal? How did we get here? MFR's got the breakdown you need in order to...

Duration:00:55:54

THE FANBOY #82: "DC's Parting Gifts For 2018, Batman Changing Genres, And a Revenger Roundtable For ELSEWORLDS"

12/21/2018
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On this week's edition of The Fanboy Podcast, host Mario-Francisco Robles opens with some thoughts on the fun little nuggets has left us fans to enjoy as we turn the page on 2018 and look forward to a new year. From there, he touches on some insights he's received regarding how Matt Reeves is treating The Batman and what his plans for the Caped Crusader seem to be. Then things get real fun, because MFR knows he's no expert on The CW's Arrowverse, yet he finally dabbled in the DCTV universe...

Duration:01:52:11

THE FANBOY #81: "RIP Daredevil, Huge December For Marvel And DC, Creed II/Rocky Spoiler Chat w/MFR's Dad!"

11/30/2018
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On this week's edition of The Fanboy Podcast, host and Editor-in-Chief of Revenge of The Fans Mario-Francisco Robles sounds off on all of the biggest news affecting geekdom. From the sudden cancellation of Daredevil, to murmurs of big surprises on the way from both Marvel and DC, as well as the exciting projections for Aquaman, and an in-depth chat about Creed II, there's a lot of ground to cover. But one special element MFR brings into play for this episode is the inclusion of his father,...

THE FANBOY #80: "Themes That Define Us, The Gift of Star Wars, and Aquaman Will Be Great!"

11/16/2018
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On this week's 80th Edition of The Fanboy Podcast, host Mario-Francisco Robles explores the way the themes that speak most to us in the art that we love reflect who we are as people. Unsurprisingly, things get personal. He also shares what he's been hearing about Aquaman and the way director James Wan seems to understand what makes these kinds of films so special. And a fair amount of time is spent discussing the impact George Lucas and Star Wars have had on the entire world- and to a whole...

Duration:00:55:04

THE FANBOY #79: "For DC, The Future Is Now, And Talking Superman and The State of Film Critique w/ Zaki Hasan!"

11/9/2018
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On this week's episode of The Fanboy Podcast, host Mario-Francisco Robles booked the fantastic columnist, critic, podcaster, and overall great guy Zaki Hasan from the MovieFilm Podcast to talk about where Superman is in pop culture these days (namely the movies), and what's going on with film criticism in this Rotten Tomatoes world we're now living in. But before getting into that, he shares some thoughts and insights into the way Warner Bros and DC Entertainment are feeling these days, on...

Duration:01:16:07