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 Avengers: Infinity War Announcement Trailer — Spy Footage

Avengers: Infinity War

By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) During yesterday's huge Marvel Studios Phase 3 announcement, Kevin Feige showed off an announcement trailer for Avengers: Infinity War, which will be told in two parts (as predicted by our own Danny F. Santos). You see how it literally ties everything together, all … [Read 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, … [Read more...]

Following Leak, Marvel Releases Avengers: Age Of Ultron Trailer, Poster

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By Heath McKnight No sooner had Marvel announced the first Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer would debut next week during Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., the trailer leaked online in low resolution. Instead of filing a cease and desist, Marvel blamed Hydra, and decided to fight fire with fire, and released … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Lost Star Wars Scene

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) I always knew there must've been some missing scenes from the original Star Wars, and now we have proof, thanks to filmmaker Dustin McLean. Finally, the Lost Star Wars Scene! Have a great weekend! … [Read more...]

Tesla unveils all-wheel drive Model S, ‘autopilot’ features

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By Nichola Groom - HAWTHORNE Calif. (Reuters) Tesla Motors Inc on Thursday took its first step toward automated driving, unveiling features that will allow its electric sedan to park itself and sense dangerous situations. The company also said it will roll out an all-wheel drive option of the … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Carol Burnett and Jimmy Fallon’s Tense Soap Opera

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Carol Burnett is one of my all-time comediennes and actresses, and her show was a staple in my house growing up. Recently, she appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, and he reminded her of their tense, but short-lived soap opera, Tensions, which ran in … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Tiny Detectives, With Kate Mara And Ellen Page

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) With casting on True Detective season 2 shaping up, and fans not quite happy with some of the choices, Funny or Die has taken it upon themselves to introduce the world to the Tiny Detectives, with Kate Mara and Ellen Page, and that's Friday's Funny Feature. Have a … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – How The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Should Have Ended

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) It seems a lot of fans and critics weren't happy with The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and even star Andrew Garfield has taken studio Sony to task. The How It Should Have Ended guys have now taken on the movie with How The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Should Have Ended … [Read more...]

Final Cut Pro X 101: FCP X In Under 5 Minutes – Magnetic Music Editing

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) In part two of Steve Martin and Ripple Training's Final Cut Pro X In Under 5 Minutes, Steve walks us through taking music for a video project, and using FCP X's Magnetic Timeline to edit the music down to fit the video. These FCPX In Under 5 Minutes are terrific … [Read more...]

Netflix tells Canada regulator it shouldn’t subsidise ‘old media’

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By Alastair Sharp - TORONTO (Reuters) Online video streaming service Netflix Inc told Canada's broadcast regulator on Friday that it opposes paying to support "old media" and its own commercial interests and market dynamics were enough to ensure it distributed Canadian content. The submissions … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Mad Max: Fury Road Trailer – Homemade

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Sweding movies and their trailers is a lot of fun, and I've seen some hilarious spoofs of late, and our friends over at CineFix have produced a good one... Mad Max: Fury Road - Homemade, which is Friday's Funny Feature. The original trailer follow. Have a great … [Read more...]

New The Judge Trailer, With Robert Downey Jr. And Robert Duvall

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) After yesterday's tease by star Robert Downey Jr. (hey I wasn't the only one who thought it would be related to The Avengers: Age of Ultron), today, RDJ and Warner Bros. have released a new trailer for his fall Oscar hopeful, The Judge. Take a look: I think both … [Read more...]

Update: Robert Downey Jr.’s Surprise: New The Judge Trailer

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Update: It made sense that we'd speculate an Avengers 2 trailer, but it also makes sense Robert Downey Jr.'s surprise is the new trailer for The Judge, which he stars and co-produced with his wife, Susan. Here's the link to view the new trailer. By Heath McKnight Robert Downey Jr., who is a … [Read more...]

U.S. court throws out VirnetX $368 million patent award versus Apple

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By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) A federal appeals court on Tuesday threw out a jury order requiring Apple Inc to pay VirnetX Holding Corp $368.2 million (226 million pounds) in damages for infringing four patents concerning technology for providing security over the Internet. Shares of VirnetX … [Read more...]

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 Trailer

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) We've finally gotten a full trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, and it's pretty good. Following right on the footsteps of Catching Fire, the trailer is explosive and full of surprises. Take a look: A friend of mine wanted me to watch the first … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Honest Trailers: Godzilla

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By Heath McKnight Gareth Edwards' Godzilla was a bit divisive with audiences; our own Danny F. Santos loved it, while I thought they teased too much, there wasn't enough Godzilla, and was kinda boring (I loved Pacific Rim). Well, it did well enough at the box office that there will be a Godzilla … [Read more...]

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