About Heath McKnight

Editor and Web Content Manager at doddleNEWS; I've been a writer for over 10 years, and a producer/director/editor in film and video for over 16 years. I've written for TopTenREVIEWS, Digital Media Net, Videomaker and other sites and magazines.

Friday’s Funny: Independence Day

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) I have a love/hate relationship with the original Independence Day -- it was a movie I was really excited about, and I was 20 in film school, which played into how I felt about it later in 1996, a great year for arthouse and indie films. I loved ID4, but by the … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny – Marlon Webb Takes On A-Ha

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) For Friday's Funny Feature this week, I decided to go random with Marlon Webb and The Band of the Bold's Ready to Monday: Take on Me, song of course by A-Ha. Like I said, random, but really, REALLY funny. Have a great … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny: Star Wars Auditions

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Star Wars: The Force Awakens was a major box office and critical success, and fans absolutely loved it. The movie finally left theaters, and it's now on Blu-ray/DVD and streaming, and we have a special bonus audition for you for Friday's Funny Feature (via SNL). … [Read more...]

The Horror: ARRI Camera & Steadicam Disaster At Cine Gear 2016

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) I'm sure you've seen this video from Cine Gear 2016 -- a Steadicam operator was having fun demoing a rig and an ARRI Camera (word is an ALEXA, not an AMIRA as originally speculated by many), he even started dancing around and was entertaining the crowd. Then … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny: Honest Trailer – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) With Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows opening today (read Danny F. Santos' review here), I think it's a perfect time for Honest Trailer - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, where the Screen Junkies guys take on the 2014 film, and as a bonus, The Secret of … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny: Honest Trailer – X-Men: Days of Future Past

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) With X-Men: Apocalypse opening today (read our review here), it's the perfect time for a new Honest Trailer from Screen Junkies. X-Men: Days of Future Past was a fantastic movie, and marked the return of Bryan Singer to the mutant cinematic universe. For Friday's … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny – The Avengers, 1978 TV Movie Promo

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Avengers Assemble! This is too funny! I grew up watching The Hulk TV show with Bill Bixby and Lou Ferrigno, and I remember the TV movies that featured Daredevil and Thor. In the old Comics Scene magazine in 1988 or 89, they said Iron Man might appear on the show, … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny – Honest Trailers: Deadpool

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Deadpool was a smash hit, plus a hit between both fans and critics. But that doesn't mean the Merc with a Mouth is immune to Honest Trailers from our friends at Screen Junkies. But in a true meta move, Deadpool helps narrate his own Honest Trailer. Have a great … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny – How Batman V Superman Should Have Ended

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Yes, Captain America: Civil War is opening today (here's our review), but if ever there was a perfect time and movie for a How It Should Have Ended, it's definitely Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice! If you've been watching the HISHE episodes over the years, … [Read more...]

New X-Men: Apocalypse Trailer

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By Heath McKnight We're a month away from X-Men: Apocalypse, the movie that promises to wrap up the First Class trilogy, and Bryan Singer has delivered probably the best trailer to date. Take a look at the newest X-Men: Apocalypse … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny – Star Wars: The Force Awakens Alternate HISHE

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) As you can probably tell, I'm a big fan of the videos from our friends at How It Should Have Ended. And while we already published their Star Wars: The Force Awakens HISHE, here is an alternate version, plus LEGO. Have a great … [Read more...]

Thalo & Doddle Acquire LarryJordan.com & DigitalProductionBuzz.com

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Larry Jordan Joins the Thalo.com and Doddle Team Thalo.com Artist Community, in conjunction with its sister site, Doddle (Doddleme.com a leading online resource for the video and film industry) has acquired Larry Jordan & Associates, Inc.’s assets and rights to its portfolio websites … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny: Batman V Superman Trailer – Homemade

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Well, it's FINALLY here, after 3.5 years of waiting, the titanic tussle between The Dark Knight and The Man of Steel, Zack Snyder's Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice! Some of the biggest stories in doddleNEWS' history have included superheroes, but it seemed like … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny – How Deadpool Should Have Ended

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By Heath McKnight It's been a little over a month since Deadpool opened and basically far exceeded everyone's expectations, having grossed $331.9 million in North America (beating Iron Man) and $379.2 million internationally, with a worldwide total of $711 million-plus. And of course there's a … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny – Jimmy Fallon’s TGIF Show Theme

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0430 -- Pictured: (l-r) Back Row: Kirk “Captain Kirk” Douglas, Ian Hendrickson-Smith, Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter, Damon “Tuba Gooding Jr.” Bryson, Frank “Knuckles” Walker, Dave Guy, James “Kamal” Gray; Front Row: James Poyser, Steve Higgins, Jimmy Fallon, Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson, and Mark Kelley during the "TGIF Tonight Show Open" on March 3, 2016 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)

By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Remember TGIF on ABC, Thank Goodness It's Funny? It was a staple in my house on Friday nights in the 1980s and early 90s: Family Matters (Urkel!), Full House, Perfect Strangers, Dinosaurs, Step By Step, and more. EW has a cool oral history of TGIF. With shows … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Batman V Superman

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Nearly three years after the initial announcement of Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice (and the shock of Ben Affleck's casting as Batman), the movie is now 3 weeks from debuting. To that end, we have a few Friday's Funny Feature videos, one of which is a chance to … [Read more...]