About Danny Santos

Freelance writer, filmmaker, actor, musician, and visual artist. Writing online professionally for 4-plus years and has produced and performed in over a dozen films and webseries. He has also been everything from a social media consultant to managing a JUNO award winning musician.

NVIDIA Unleashes World’s Fastest GPU With Quadro P6000

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Less than seven days after launching the Titan X onto the world, based on the new Pascal architecture, NVIDIA tops itself with the world's fastest graphics card, the Quadro P6000. It was announced at this year's computer graphics trade show, SIGGRAPH, in Anaheim, … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Jason Bourne

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The Bourne trilogy of films are some of the best action spy thrillers around and Jason Bourne's story came to a satisfying close with The Bourne Ultimatum. After Matt Damon walked away from the series (vowing to only come back if Paul Greengrass returned to direct … [Read more...]

Toronto After Dark Film Festival Final Call For Entries

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Every year in September, Hollywood descends on Toronto for ten days to experience one of the biggest film festivals in the world with the Toronto International Film Festival. But being Canada's biggest city, it isn't the only film festival, and the metropolis is … [Read more...]

TIFF Announces The 2016 Line-Up Of Films

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Every year, near the end of summer, one of my favorite events returns to my hometown — the Toronto International Film Festival, also know as TIFF. But the festivities start earlier, as they tend to announce the first slate of films around the end of July, which, … [Read more...]

Easily License Music For Your Film or Video With Art-list

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There are a few things that tend to be considered an afterthought when making a film or video, and one of them tends to be music. It's a shame, because music tends to give the biggest emotional punch in any given film scene or video project. Even if you're keen … [Read more...]

Mystery Science Theater 3000 Is Coming To Netflix

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I love a good movie that was put together by artisans. In a lot of ways, as I was growing up, film and music were a bit more like a religious calling then a form of entertainment for me. But I also loved bad movies — really bad movies — and watching them … [Read more...]

San Diego Comic-Con 2016: Brie Larson Is Captain Marvel

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The news I was expecting from Marvel Studios at their San Diego Comic-Con panel this past weekend came to pass, with the official announcement of who will play Captain Marvel (aka Carol Danvers) in the upcoming film of the same name. Turns out the rumors of Brie … [Read more...]

Joss Whedon Would Like To Direct A Black Widow Film

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Could Joss Whedon direct a Black Widow film? By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Joss Whedon directed one of the highest grossing films of all time, and changed the face of tentpole moviemaking with The Avengers. His second outing was Avengers: Age of Ultron, which was a bit of a let down, and … [Read more...]

Teen Builds Fastest Commercial Drone, Hits 85 Miles Per Hour!

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Do you remember what you were doing at 18? Me neither, but it definitely wasn't getting $2.8 million in seed investment to build the world's fastest commercial drone. But that's what George Matus has done, having founded Teal Drones, Inc. to produce a drone that … [Read more...]

What We Can Expect For Stranger Things Season 2

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I absolutely loved Netflix's Stranger Things when it premiered earlier this month. It was everything I wanted it to be and it made me feel like I had discovered an old classic. Season one ended pretty much with an answer to the question of what happened to Will … [Read more...]

Is Lucasfilm Planning a Han Solo Trilogy of Films?

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I grew up on Star Wars, and the one character I always wanted to be was Han Solo. Not only did he have the coolest starship, but he was also the charming nerfherder who's best friend was a giant dog that would tear your arms out of their sockets and he got the … [Read more...]

Charlie Hunnam Won’t Be Back For Pacific Rim 2

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) It was a surprise when Steven S. DeKnight was announced as the new director of the upcoming Pacific Rim 2 film, and even more of a surprise when John Boyega was announced as the new star of the sequel. Despite that, we all expected the surviving stars of the … [Read more...]

Nico360: World’s Smallest 360 Degree VR Camera

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) 360 degree cameras and Virtual Reality are all the rage right now, and while I have some reservations about the ability to use them as a narrative device (as does Steven Spielberg), I think they could make incredible documentary cameras. Another great use is for … [Read more...]

Comic-Con 2016: Ash Vs. Evil Dead Season 2

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) A few days before San Diego Comic-Con kicked off, the Starz series Ash Vs. Evil Dead dropped an exciting new trailer, because it had been banned from the convention for being too gory. Without a new trailer to show at the con, fans were left wondering what they … [Read more...]

Theory: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. To Crossover With Doctor Strange via Ghost Rider

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) At this year's San Diego Comic-Con, there were some really good panels from the Marvel Television. The Netflix series are firing on all cylinders and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. announced that Ghost Rider is coming to the ABC television show. Actor Gabriel … [Read more...]

Star Wars Rebels Showrunner Talks Series Endgame

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I've been a fan of Star Wars Rebels since it premiered and it has proved to be an admirable successor to Star Wars: The Clone Wars. One of the big questions fans have been wondering about, is that if Luke Skywalker was the last Jedi, then how do Kanan and his … [Read more...]