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      VOD Movie Review: Snowpiercer

      By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNEWS) Usually, when the confined and abused underclass instigates a bloody revolt against the oppressor, the overthrow leads to an escape to a brighter, happier world. But in Snowpiercer, the twist is that there is no escape. No matter which section that the earth's remaining humanity is assigned to, the world is the train and the train is the world. Such is the nature of Snowpiercer, the one and only "rattling ark" … Read More>>

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      The Big News From Today’s Special Marvel Studios Phase 3 Event!

      By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Marvel Studios just dropped the bomb on their upcoming Phase 3 films at a special live event, much like an Apple iPhone announcement, and damn if it doesn't look stupendously exciting! Let's just dig into it! So without further ado, here's the Marvel slate of Phase 3 films through to 2019! The Avengers: The Age of Ultron - May 5, 2015 Ant-Man - July 17, 2015 Captain America: Civil War - May, 6 … Read More>>

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      doddleTALKS Tech – Crashing the Super Bowl

      By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) 2014 was a life changing year for Ryan Thomas Anderson, as his Crash the Super Bowl commercial "Time Machine" took first prize. In addition to the $1 million prize, he also spent two weeks working on the set of Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron. And he did it with a Blackmagic Cinema Camera, a recipe he says that any shooter can use to win it all. If you're planning on crashing the Super Bowl with Doritos this year, … Read More>>

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      A Geek’s Reaction to Avengers: Age of Ultron Trailer

      By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) A day after it was announced that the new Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer was scheduled to premiere on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., it leaks onto the internet. Marvel, to their credit, instead of sending out a massive amount of cease and desist letters, decided to officially released the trailer and a new poster. Who do they blame the leak on? Well, they tweeted their suspicions: Dammit, Hydra. — Marvel … Read More>>

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A Geek’s Reaction To The Ex Machina Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The first trailer for Ex Machina, directed by Alex Garland (Dredd, 28 Days Later's writer), has arrived. The film is about a programmer, played by Domhnall Gleeson, who wins a work contest to spend a week at his reclusive CEO's private mountaintop estate. But it's … More>>

Kickstarter Projects We Love: The Kúla

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Lens attachment turns your DSLR and smartphone into a 3D camera By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Back in September, I spent a week in Iceland, a truly magical place with volcanic landscapes, aurora borealis, and some of the most charming people I have ever met. A wonderful adventure that should be … More>>

RED Announces Sale on Pro Prime and Zoom Lenses

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Thanks to a surplus stock of RED Pro Prime and Zoom lenses, and lower repair forecast for the foreseeable future, RED has announced an incredible sale. … More>>

Seth Rogen In Talks To Play Steve Wozniak In Steve Jobs Film

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) After Leonardo DiCaprio bowed out of writer Aaron Sorkin and director Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs biopic, Christian Bale was tapped to play the role of Apple Computer's co-founder. Sorkin has stated that Bale is almost a certainty so that's one co-founder down and … More>>

Game Of Thrones Cast Signed On For Season 7

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Filming for season five of Game of Thrones will soon come to a close but we already know there will be a sixth season as HBO greenlighted it with the fifth season. Showrunners David Benioff and DB Weiss have said that they need seven seasons to complete the series, … More>>

Samsung says Microsoft deal invites ‘charges of collusion’: filing

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By Dan Levine (Reuters) Samsung said its collaboration with Microsoft on Windows phones raised antitrust problems once Microsoft completed its acquisition of Nokia's handset business, according to a court filing. The filing late on Thursday stems from Microsoft Corp's lawsuit accusing Samsung … More>>

Steven Spielberg’s Robopocalypse Is Still Alive

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Steven Spielberg's shelved science fiction epic Robopocalypse may be coming off the scrap heap sooner than anticipated. The status of the picture has been in limbo ever since the Jaws director pushed the project back indefinitely nearly two years ago. At that … More>>

$1,000 4K Video App Drops To Under $50

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Vizzywig4K Shoots, Edits, and shares UHD Video By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) I have to admit, it's been a clever PR strategy. Remember that $1,000 iPhone App that promised to shoot 4K video? Well, a few weeks after lighting up the Internet with its ultra high definition capability, and its … More>>

Friday’s Funny Feature – Grim Reaper Drone

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) You may have seen this, but it's still worth showcasing... The Grim Reaper Drone prank, from comedian Tom Mabe. He had the brilliant idea to scare the heck outta people, by taking a grim reaper Halloween costume (or decoration), and putting it over a drone. … More>>

Film Gear Classifieds is Craigslist for the Film Industry

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The wife and I have a deal... If there's something new in the tech or filmmaking world I want, I have sell something old to pay for it. It's served us well over the last twenty years, and it's also kept my film closet from being cluttered with gear I don't use … More>>

doddleNEWS Primer: Black Panther

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With a solo film coming soon, here's a doddleNEWS primer on Black Panther! By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I've always had a theory that Marvel won't be recasting Iron Man in the near future, and so far I think I'm right. There's just no way for them to produce more than three films a year, … More>>

Top 5 Zombie Movies – A Fresh Look

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By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) Two-and-a-half years ago, I did a Top 5 Zombie Movies article, and I feel it's time to revisit the list, as new movies have opened, and I've had more time to consider the classics, as well. The Walking Dead is once again hitting ratings highs, as Rick and his … More>>

VOD Movie Review: Snowpiercer

(l to r) John Hurt, Chris Evans, Jamie Bell in "Snowpiercer"

By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNEWS) Usually, when the confined and abused underclass instigates a bloody revolt against the oppressor, the overthrow leads to an escape to a brighter, happier world. But in Snowpiercer, the twist is that there is no escape. No matter which section that the earth's … More>>

James Cameron: Oculus Rift Is Kind Of A Yawner

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Technology obsessed director isn't all that impressed By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Avatar Director James Cameron, who has built a career on pushing the edge of the cinematic technological envelope has a very different view when it comes to Facebook's Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headset. … More>>

Apple’s Tim Cook says ‘proud to be gay’

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(Reuters) Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook publicly came out as gay in an article he wrote in Bloomberg Businessweek. Cook has never previously acknowledged his sexual orientation. "So let me be clear: I'm proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me," Cook … More>>

Time Warner Cable reports fall in video subscribers

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(Reuters) Time Warner Cable Inc, the second-largest U.S. cable TV operator, lost more residential video customers in the third quarter than in the preceding quarter. Net income attributable to common shareholders also fell to $499 million, or $1.76 per share, in the quarter ended Sept. 30, from … More>>

Lenovo closes $2.91 billion acquisition of Motorola unit from Google

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BEIJING (Reuters) China's Lenovo Group Ltd said Thursday it has closed its $2.91 billion acquisition of the Motorola handset unit from Google Inc, paving the way for a fresh assault on the U.S. smartphone market. The purchase comes as Lenovo, the world's leading PC maker, ramps up its effort to … More>>

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