About Danny Santos

Steven Spielberg is the Mastermind Behind Goonies 2 Story

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) If there is one movie that defines my childhood, it would be Star Wars... I mean, c'mon, let's be serious about that. Second to that though, I had The Goonies and like everyone else I knew, I wanted to be a Goonie too -- usually with disastrous results. One of these … [Read more...]

Disney May Move Captain America 3 Release Date

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Captain America: The Winter Soldier is doing gangbusters at the box office, crossing the $200 million mark and being number 1 at the box office for the third weekend in a row. Marvel has been pretty confident of the films they’ve been producing more so recently … [Read more...]

Farscape Movie in the Works

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I remember a time when the only real space-opera genre show on television was Star Trek: The Next Generation. Sure there were a bunch of other sci-fi television shows but if you wanted to follow the crew of a starship, that starship was named … [Read more...]

Zack Snyder Talks Batman vs. Superman

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The as still untitled Batman vs. Superman film is not without its share of controversies, mostly stemming from casting choices ranging from Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor, to Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, to the big one: Ben Affleck as Batman. I've already talked … [Read more...]

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Has A Post-Credits Scene — From Another Franchise!

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Spoiler alert! You may want to skip this if you want to be surprised. The post-credits scene was originally used primarily in comedy films in the 80's, and usually ended up breaking the fourth wall. Ferris Bueller's Day Off, for example, used it by having Ferris … [Read more...]

Friday the 13th Re-Reboot News

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Not just a reboot, but a re-reboot. By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Before we get into this news, I'd like to segue for a moment and talk about reboots. As is my way, I'm in a minority in that I have no problems with reboots as long as they are done well and the original still exists. We've … [Read more...]

David Fincher’s Gone Girl Trailer and Poster

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) David Fincher can do no wrong if you ask me. Except for Alien 3 -- and Panic Room -- ok, so he's let me down in the past but that doesn't deter me from thinking he's one of the best directors working today so I'm always excited about what he's doing next... which … [Read more...]

Transformers: Age of Extinction Reveals Autobots, Decepticons, and Dinobots!

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Michael Bay's Transformers films have made a killing at the box office. Whether or not you think there's any creative merit in them is probably not what's foremost on Paramount's mind -- as long as it keeps bringing in the cash. I'm not a big fan of the series … [Read more...]

Guardians of the Galaxy Will Tie Into Avengers 3

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) With Captain America: The Winter Soldier out in theaters now, Marvel has only one more film to premiere before The Avengers: Age of Ultron hits theatres next May and that film is Guardians of the Galaxy. When it comes to superhero movies this one is a bit out of … [Read more...]

Is Iron Man 4 in the Cards?

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The title of this article is more of a rhetorical question -- there will be an Iron Man 4. While the box office successes of Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Thor: The Dark World are commendable, they still pale in comparison with Iron Man 3 which is second … [Read more...]

Game of Thrones Renewed For 2 More Seasons

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Bum bum ba-ba bum bum ba-ba bum bum ba-ba bum bum... The theme music to Game of Thrones is so catchy that even reading it will get it stuck in your head. For me it's also absolutely Pavlovian and I can never wait for the next chapter in this sprawling epic which … [Read more...]

Guardians of the Galaxy: News Bits and New Clip

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Iron Man, Thor, The Hulk, Captain America -- these are superheroes that even non-comic book readers know of, so it's fitting that when, in the firs Guardians of the Galaxy trailer, Korath the Pursuer (Djimon Hounsou) asks, "Who are you," and Peter Quill (Chris … [Read more...]

NAB 2014: The Future of Robotic Cameramen Is Here With The SOLOSHOT2

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The SOLOSHOT is on the cutting edge of automated camera tracking and are bringing the Soloshot2 to the prosumer market. The concept is pretty simple in that you place a camera on the Soloshot tripod in a fixed place, wear the waterproof/shockproof transmitter and … [Read more...]

HP’s New DreamColor Displays With Unmatched Color Accuracy

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) As an editor, color grading is one of the most important steps in creating a powerful image. That's why having an accurate color display monitor is incredibly important and HP has unveiled two new monitors in the DreamColor line with spectacular color accuracy in … [Read more...]

NAB 2014: Sony kicks it up a notch with the α7S 4K Full-Frame Camera

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) It's that time of year again, NAB is off and running and we've had a great start with the Blackmagic Studio and URSA Cameras and now the Sony α7S. While it only sports a 12.2-megapixel 35mm full-frame Exmor CMOS sensor, it has been paired with the high-speed … [Read more...]

Godzilla Extended Look Shows Off Destruction

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The 2014 blockbuster season has pretty much just begun with the release of Captain America: The Winter Soldier and shows no signs of slowing down with a slew of science fiction tentpole films. X-Men: Days of Future Past, Transformers: Age of Extinction, and … [Read more...]

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