About Heath McKnight

Web Content Manager and Writer at Doddle; I've been a writer for over 8 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, plus I frequently blog about Final Cut Pro X.

The First Five Minutes Of How To Train Your Dragon 2

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) How To Train Your Dragon 2 is the continuing story of the surprise animated hit of 2010 (nearly $500 million worldwide), especially considering later that summer, Despicable Me and Toy Story 3 opening huge. DreamWorks Animation and Paramount were smart, and released … [Read more...]

Godzilla Fully Revealed In New TV Spot, Plus A Pair Of New Posters

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Earlier, I posted a story about humans taking center stage in a pair of new Godzilla TV spots, and I stressed the importance of us caring about that particular element of the film. Otherwise, we end up with yet another VFX spectacle that feels empty. Now, we turn … [Read more...]

Humans Take The Center Stage In Two New Godzilla TV Spots

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) If Gareth Edwards' Godzilla is going to succeed, it's going to need to be more than just impressive VFX highlighting Godzilla and major destruction. Because if we don't care about the human element, if we can't in someway relate to them, then the film will just be … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Close Call, Featuring Freddie Wong & Google Glass

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Ah, Google Glass. Seems so cool, right? Super tech, attached to our faces, like something out of a sci-fi movie. And priced about the same as a big budget sci-fi movie... Anyway, there's been a lot of debate about Google Glass, including etiquite, using while … [Read more...]

The Third X-Men: Days of Future Past Trailer


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Following the explosive opening scene of Bryan Singer's X-Men: Days of Future Past, the third -- and perhaps final -- trailer has been released, and it gives us the best idea of what Wolverine's mission is in the film. Take a look: I wonder if the trailer is a … [Read more...]

Transformers: Age of Extinction TV Teaser!

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Hot on the heels of some killer images from Transformers: Age of Extinction, revealing the Dinobots, Autobots, and Decepticons, comes a new TV teaser revealing more explosive, Michael Bay-directed action. The film is the start of a new trilogy, according to the … [Read more...]

New Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Clip


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) The fun trailer for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles dropped recently, and despite some 'noise' over the noses of the Turtles, overall, the first teaser was welcomed with a generally warm response. Now, a new TV clip has been released, showcasing the Heroes in a Half … [Read more...]

Explosive Clip From X-Men: Days Of Future Past


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) A new, explosive clip has been released from X-Men: Days of Future Past during the MTV Movie Awards, and it's pretty exciting! Take a look below: I, for one, am quite happy Bryan Singer has returned to helm X-Men: Days of Future Past. I've been a big fan of his … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Newly Released Deleted Scene From Gravity


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Gravity is still one of my favorite films from last year, in addition to Pacific Rim. The drama, tension, direction, acting, and visual effects are all excellent, and it still packs a punch on my TV when I watched it recently. But there was a deleted scene, and it's … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Honest Trailers: Captain America: The First Avenger

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) As Captain America: The Winter Soldier opens in theatres, our friends at Screen Junkies decided to go back to the first Captain America film, to do an honest trailer for this week's Friday's Funny Feature. Have a great weekend! … [Read more...]

The Purge: Anarchy Trailer and Poster Released

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Last summer, Ethan Hawke starred in director James DeMonaco's surprise box office hit (and 'mini-budgeted') thriller The Purge, and a sequel was quickly greenlit by studios Universal and Blumhouse, and we now we have the full trailer for The Purge: … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Kevin Bacon’s Footloose Entrance on The Tonight Show

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By Heath McKnight It's the 30th anniversary of Footloose, the classic Kevin Bacon film that also helped make Kenny Loggins famous (and forget the remake). I remember my sister and her friends watching the movie on repeat years ago, along with Patrick Swayze's equally classic Dirty Dancing. To … [Read more...]

The Second Edge Of Tomorrow Trailer


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Doug Liman's new 'Groundhog Day-esque' sci-fi thriller Edge of Tomorrow has a new trailer. The film stars Tom Cruise as a soldier stuck in a time loop after being killed immediately in battle, and is based on a graphic novel called All You Need Is Kill by Hiroshi … [Read more...]

24: Live Another Day Trailer, Poster, and Images


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Jack is back! Since going off the air in 2010, TV has felt empty without our greatest hero, Jack Bauer, played to perfection by Kiefer Sutherland. Fox and producer Howard Gordon are giving us 24: Live Another Day, a 12-episode limited series, which premieres May 5 … [Read more...]

New X-Men: Days of Future Past Trailer and Poster


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Fox and director Bryan Singer have unleashed a new X-Men: Days of Future Past trailer, along with a new poster! For our UK readers, you can watch the trailer here. The story is much clearer now in this new X-Men: Days of Future Past trailer, vs. the first … [Read more...]

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