Movie Review: Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The very first Mission: Impossible tried to be a serious take on the television series, which I really enjoyed. That got thrown out the window for the terrible second film directed by John Woo and has never looked back. That's more of an observation than it is a … [Read more...]

10 Worst Casting Choices in Film History

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By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNEWS) When Irish actor Jamie Dornan was hired to take on the part of the hot and bothered Christian Grey in the film adaptation of 50 Shades of Grey, a huge portion of the book's 70 million followers loudly voiced their outrage. Dornan didn't have the right color eyes. … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Pixels

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) As a film reviewer, there are films that you go into knowing that you will either absolutely love it or hate it. Your review of the film will reflect that of your peers in either a positive or negative direction, adding to the peanut gallery chorus of praise or … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Marvel’s Ant-Man

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Marvel makes superhero movies, and it does it incredibly well. Ant-Man is no different, and is yet another successful notch in the ever expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe, which seems to go from success to success without taking a breather. In some ways, this may … [Read more...]

VOD Movie Review: Danny Collins

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Though Al Pacino has been acting professionally for nearly half a century, he's never had the chance to play a rock star. Until now ... By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNEWS) With his theatrical scarves, open-necked silk shirts, and shaggy, slightly greasy hair, Al Pacino's Danny Collins is a … [Read more...]

Comic-Con 2015: TV Review – Lucifer Pilot

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Comic-Con / San Diego - I haven't been too excited for the upcoming television adaptation of Vertigo Comics' Lucifer. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the series, it was a spinoff from my favorite comic book series The Sandman (which itself is being … [Read more...]

Comic-Con 2015: Supergirl Pilot Review

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Comic-Con's Preview Night gave Supergirl fans a look at the upcoming TV show from CBS and Warner Bros. First, the plot: Kara Zor-El was sent to earth at the same time as her more famous cousin to protect him as he grew up. But as Krypton exploded, her ship was … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Terminator Genisys

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Arnold Schwarzenegger is back once again as the T-800 in a new Terminator film uttering a new catchphrase, "I'm old, but not obsolete." As much as I want to believe that, I think Hollywood should pause and ask whether that's true for the franchise. Terminator … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Ted 2

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Just like the original Ted, your mileage on how much you enjoy Ted 2 may vary. If you loved the original film, odds are you'll love Ted 2 about as much, but the opposite is also true: If you hated the first film, then odds are you won't like this one either. I … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Inside Out

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Our review of Inside Out. By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I'm not prone to crying or even tearing up. I'm not a manly-man by any stretch of the imagination who spends his off hours as a lumberjack taking down trees (I am Canadian after all), it just takes a lot to make me well up. Unless … [Read more...]

Streaming Review: Sense8

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I've been saying for a long time that the Wachowskis should be making television because of their love for world building and complex ideas, and have proved my point with their new series Sense8. The premise of the series revolves around eight characters from … [Read more...]

Jurassic World 3D Review

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Just to get it out of the way: This isn’t a review of Jurassic World; make sure you read Danny F. Santos’ review. I’m writing a review of the 3D conversion of the film, which was performed by the same company who did the excellent 3D conversion of Jurassic … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Jurassic World

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Going into Jurassic World, you only need to know one thing, it's not as good as the original. But no sequel to Jurassic Park could ever be as good, because it was such a cinematic revelation at the time that it made you believe that dinosaurs could be real, so … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl won two prestigious awards at this year's Sundance Film Festival (Grand Jury and Audience Awards). But does the movie genuinely live up to the Festival's accolades? By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNEWS) Far from the sappy, oft-used formula of budding teen love … [Read more...]

Book vs. Movie: Which One Wins? Part 2: The Book

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By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNEWS) In Part 2 of Book Vs. Movie, we're flipping to the other side of the page, in which the book is far better than its ensuing film adaptation. The Cat in the Hat (the book, published 1957, written by Theodor Seuss Geisel): The Dr. Seuss children's classic that … [Read more...]

Movie Review: San Andreas

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) San Andreas gives viewers exactly what they expect from a disaster film, and not an ounce more. The film is a paint-by-the-numbers disaster flick filled with two dimensional characters, and it's what you would expect from this type of film. What character … [Read more...]

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