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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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      Canon Releases Footage from 7D Mk. II

      Cello Shows Off Movement, Color And Dynamic Range By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Canon announced the 7D Mk. II not long ago and we've been waiting to see the quality of video coming out of it. And they've now showed off a very polished, and highly cinematic short called Cello, which shows off not only the dynamic range, but also how the camera handles movement. And you know what? It's pretty darn good. … Read More>>

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      HBO, CBS Announce Streaming Services For Cable Cutters

      By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) In what may be the quintessential tipping point in the great cable cutting migration, both HBO and CBS have announced this week all access streaming service to their programming without the need of a companion cable or satellite subscription. … Read More>>

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      Apple Announces iMac with 5K Retina Display

      5K Ultra High Definition Screen Sharpest in the World By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Once Apple's "It's Been Way Too Long" event got going, we heard some very exciting news about iMac. That's because Apple is now shipping a 27-inch iMac with Retina display, that provides one of the sharpest resolution of any screen in the world, at 5K. And it's pretty sweet. But why did it take Apple so long to get the retina iMac to market? Turns out they … Read More>>

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RED EPIC DRAGON Heading to the Final Frontier


NASA picks 6K Epic for International Space Station By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) After successfully using the Canon C500 for a documentary on comets last year, NASA has decided to expand its use of ultra high definition cinematography, with plans to send the RED EPIC DRAGON camera into space … More>>

The Crow Remake to Start Shooting in Spring 2015

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Oh, the 1990's, when everything was goth black leather and white face paint, how I miss thee. For all you young whippersnappers out there, before emo was called emo, it was called goth. One of the classic comic book series adapted to film of this era that embraced … More>>

Noomi Rapace Gives A Prometheus 2 Update

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Prometheus was an wildly uneven movie for me. On one side you have Ridley Scott's breathtaking directorial eye, but on the other side you have Jon Spaihts and Damon Lindelof's screenplay. There were a lot of great ideas in the story, but a lot of dumb execution of … More>>

Updated! WB Wants A Female Director For Wonder Woman; Who We Think It Should Be

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UPDATE: Forbes has the shortlist for who Warner Bros wants to direct Wonder Woman. Here they are: Kathryn Bigelow (Zero Dark Thirty), Tricia Brook (The Walking Dead), Catherine Hardwicke (Twilight), Karyn Kusama (Aeon Flux), Mimi Leder (Deep Impact), Michelle MacLaren (Game of Thrones) and Julie … More>>

Saturday Night Live interns settle NBCUniversal wage lawsuit

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By Jonathan Stempel - NEW YORK (Reuters) Thousands of former interns at NBCUniversal, including on the late-night TV show "Saturday Night Live," have reached a $6.4 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit claiming they should have been paid for their work. The settlement resolves claims … More>>

America Movil says not in talks over T-Mobile US

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) America Movil is not talking to anybody at this stage about a possible purchase of T-Mobile US, Chief Executive Daniel Hajj told a conference call on Friday. Germany's Monthly Manager Magazin on Thursday said America Movil was a possible buyer of the company, citing people … More>>

Movie Review: John Wick

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Our resident geek reviews the new Keanu Reeves action film John Wick. By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) This is all your fault, Liam Neeson! Are you a Hollywood actor and fifty years of age or older? Then have we a role for you! Hollywood has started a new sub-genre of action films, that of … More>>

Friday’s Funny Feature – Calvin and Hobbes: The Gritty Reboot

Calvin and Hobbes: The Gritty Reboot

By Heath McKnight Like many comics fans, I was a huge fan of Calvin and Hobbes. Growing up, I would read Iron Man and other Marvel comics, then flip open the local paper and read Garfield, Calvin and Hobbes, The Far Side, and others. My first exposure to Calvin and Hobbes was in the mid-1980s, … More>>

Fandor Invests In Filmmakers With Initiative


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The online distribution platform Fandor has decided to go beyond featuring independent content to funding it, with a new initiative designed to build a community of filmmakers, connect them with their audiences, and to finance their projects through crowdfunding. … More>>

Avengers Hulkbuster Is Subject Of Serious Cosplay Construction


Fan uses 3D printing to help build custom Iron Man Hulkbuster costume By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) By now, you've probably seen the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer that was released yesterday, after being leaked online in the UK. Blaming HYDRA via Twitter for its early release (as part of … More>>

Microsoft sales beat Street hopes, shares rise

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SEATTLE (Reuters) Microsoft Corp reported higher-than-expected revenue for its fiscal first quarter on Thursday, helped by stronger sales of its phones, Surface tablets, and cloud-computing products for companies, while keeping its profit margins intact. The results allayed fears of investors in … More>>

Adam McKay Might Still Direct A Marvel Film

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) When Edgar Wright vacated the Ant-Man director's chair, Marvel was scrambling to find someone to take his place. The front runner for the chair was Anchorman writer/director Adam McKay, but he was unavailable to take on the film. Ant-Man soon ended up in the hands … More>>

Halloween TV Specials For All Ages, But Mostly Kids


By Brock Cooper(doddleNEWS) Halloween may be about ghosts and goblins, but at its heart, the macabre holiday is all about children. Nights of trick-or-treating are some of the greatest memories of any childhood, and for one night we all got to become our greatest heroes, or worst … More>>

Quicksilver Back For X-Men: Apocalypse; Fox Considering Solo Film

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the most exciting scenes from X-Men: Days of Future Past was the kitchen scene with Quicksilver. Like most action scenes, this was part of the second unit shoot directed by Brian Smrz, who did a fantastic job. Speaking with Newsarama he revealed that he's … More>>

Shoot For The Edit Now, Save Time In Post Later


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When you're filming your project, it always helps to keep in mind that you'll eventually be editing the project together into a finished piece. And there are a few tips that one filmmaker offers to not only streamlining your workflow, but making it go quicker. It's … More>>

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 … More>>

Ray Fisher Surprised Cyborg Is Getting A Solo Film


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Ray Fisher was cast as Cyborg earlier this year for Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, and the upcoming Justice League film. Originally a founding member of the Teen Titans in the comics, he was repurposed to Justice League during the New 52 reboot at DC Comics, … More>>

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