Movie Review: The Age of Adaline

The Age of Adaline

In The Age of Adaline, can a woman find happiness with a man who is 75 years her junior? And will we ultimately care? By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNEWS) The Age of Adaline is indeed a romantic drama. But the romance that captivates most is the one between the camera and the sparkling city of San … [Read more...]

Streaming Review: Marvel’s Daredevil – Season One


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Daredevil is a very hard superhero to describe, because when you come right down to it, he's a blind man who can 'see.' The truth of the matter is that he's also an incredibly well-trained fighter, and the senses he has left are so attuned, that he can tell what … [Read more...]

Movie and VOD Review: The Harvest

The Harvest

It's been 29 years since director John McNaughton created his first iconic horror film Henry, Portrait of a Serial Killer. Will The Harvest grow into another thriller hit? By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNEWS) The primary horror in The Harvest comes from watching the superlative talents of … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Furious 7


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I'll be honest, this review can be summed up very simply: If you liked the previous Fast & Furious films, then you're going to love this. If you don't like the previous six movies, you're not going to all of a sudden like Furious 7, so there's no point in … [Read more...]

Streaming Review: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt


When NBC handed its 13-episode comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt over to Netflix, the excuses offered up sounded something like, "The show needs an earlier debut," or "The show is too cutting-edge for primetime." Hmmm ... and then the dog ate NBC's homework. By Kimberly Gadette … [Read more...]

Movie Review: It Follows

It Follows

This is our review of It Follows, which Danny F. Santos saw at TIFF 2014 By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Horror films are notoriously hard to get right for me. Slashers and monster movies usually fail to get me but creepy movies, filled with a foreboding atmosphere, are usually right up my … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Serena

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This is doddleNEWS' London Film Festival review of Serena, republished, as it's out today. By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) One of the biggest disappointments of the BFI London Film Festival was Serena, starring Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper. The Susanne Bier-directed drama sat on the … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Spring

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(Editor's note: This is Danny's republished review of Spring from TIFF 2014) By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the best things about film festivals is that you get to see movies before they're released to the general public. My favorite aspect of it is to comb through the listings and try … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Alex Garland’s Ex Machina

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Alex Garland's directorial debut, Ex Machina, is a confident piece of science fiction, featuring tried and tested themes styled in a fresh and sexy way. The screenwriter has been in the movie business for a while now, working closely with Oscar winner Danny Boyle, … [Read more...]

Streaming Review: House of Cards, Season 3

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In the first two seasons, we relished the sight of Frank Underwood clawing his way to the top. But now that he's made it ... is House of Cards in danger of toppling? (Note: Many spoilers ahead) By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNEWS) In House of Cards, Season 1, House Majority Whip Frank Underwood … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Run All Night

Run All Night

Aka, I Forgive You, Liam Neeson, For Taken 3 By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Liam Neeson became an unlikely action star in recent times, and while Taken seemed to capture the audiences' imagination, its sequels failed to live up. Earlier this year, he reprised his role as Bryan Mills in Taken … [Read more...]

Movie Review: CHAPPiE


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) A Neill Blomkamp film is an odd thing. I'm not entirely sure how to describe them other than absurd, but grounded science fiction with mechs and military hardware set partially in Johannesburg, South Africa. He has a habit of making his films look plausible, even … [Read more...]

Star Wars Rebels: Season Review, Sarah Michelle Gellar Cast, and New Characters


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) When Disney bought Lucasfilm in late 2012, they announced that they would be making Star Wars: Episode VII, much to everyone's delight. The only new Star Wars we were really getting at the time was The Clone Wars, but Disney quickly cancelled that and started … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Focus


Focus stars Will Smith and Margo Robbie By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I love a good caper film, and it's a shame that not that many get made. I think part of the problem is that, in some ways, they're far more difficult to make than a big-budget CGI extravaganza. The trick to a good con … [Read more...]

VOD Movie Review: Citizenfour


Did the NSA have foreknowledge that Citizenfour was going to win the Oscar for Best Documentary? Um, probably ... By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNEWS) Edward Snowden's whistleblowing actions about the mass indiscriminate and illegal invasions of privacy undertaken by the National Security Agency … [Read more...]

VOD Movie Review: Nightcrawler


Before the 87th Academy Awards ceremony airs this Sunday, February 22 – ending all speculation as to this year's winners – we're peering into Nightcrawler's intrusive lens to see if it has a clear shot at winning Best Original Screenplay. By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNEWS) Quoting Don … [Read more...]

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