FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules Over Strong Objections


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) In a strictly party line, 3-2 vote, the five member commission that governs the FCC, approved Chairman Tom Wheeler's proposed Net Neutrality rules to govern the Internet. The vote was celebrated by those who wish to see the Internet remain an open and free portal, but … [Read more...]

Sam Mendes Talks SPECTRE, Plus New James Bond Images Released

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Warner Bros. has released a new behind-the-scenes video from the next James Bond film, SPECTRE, featuring Daniel Craig, along with cast members Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, and Ben Whishaw. In it, director Sam Mendes talks about why he decided to take the film … [Read more...]

Trailer: Brian Wilson Biopic ‘Love & Mercy’

Paul Dano as Brian Wilson Love & Mercy

By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) The tumultuous life of tortured musical genius Brian Wilson is explored in a new biopic Love and Mercy. Little Miss Sunshine actor Paul Dano portrays the Beach Boys songwriter in his younger years - while John Cusack plays the older, reclusive Wilson. And judging … [Read more...]

Creed Teases Rocky Balboa’s Own Battle


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Sylvester Stallone's Rocky series came to a satisfying end with Rocky Balboa (2006), which itself came to be after the disappointing Rocky V failed to impress in 1990. Stallone wanted to give the series a satisfying conclusion, which he believed the 5th film … [Read more...]

How Much Control Does Marvel Have With Sony’s Spider-Man?


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) We're still at least a year away from seeing Marvel Studios' take on Spider-Man for the big screen (if the rumor that he's part of Captain America: Civil War is true), after making a monumental deal with Sony, but some information is leaking out in a few … [Read more...]

He’ll Be Back: Schwarzenegger Up For Terminator: Genisys Sequel

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) For a good long while now we've known that Terminator: Genisys would be the first part in a new trilogy for Paramount Pictures, and that Arnold Schwarzenegger would be reprising his role as the titular Terminator. The question remained whether this would be his … [Read more...]

Neill Blomkamp’s Alien Sequel To Ignore Alien 3, Alien: Resurrection

Concept art shows Ripley and Hicks in Neill Blomkamp's Alien sequel

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Some days I wonder if I'm going to wake up from a fantastic dream: Spider-Man is coming to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and Neill Blomkamp is directing an Aliens sequel. In a previous article about this project, I pointed out that in order for Blomkamp's … [Read more...]

doddleREVIEWS: iStopMotion 3.6


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Let's face it, while I can do a decent job sketching figures with basic shapes, my talent in drawing has by no means risen to the level that I'd give an animated project any serious consideration. However, a stop-motion short is well within my grasp thanks to Boinx … [Read more...]

Jessica Chastain Joins Prequel The Huntsman

Image: Georges Biard

By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Jessica Chastain has joined the cast of Snow White and the Huntsman prequel The Huntsman starring Chris Hemsworth (Thor). The cast also includes Emily Blunt and Charlize Theron – meaning the spin-off now boasts three of the best actresses working today. Cedric … [Read more...]

DreamWorks Animation Posts Massive Losses

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Things have been looking pretty grim for DreamWorks Animation this year, after disappointing returns on films like Mr. Peadbody and Sherman, Turbo, Penguins of Madagascar, and Rise of the Guardians. The company announced a $247.7 million loss due to its recent … [Read more...]

Marvel Releases New Avengers: Age of Ultron Posters


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Is it May 1st yet, because I feel like I've been waiting forever for Avengers: Age of Ultron. I think anticipation makes time feel like it's slowing to a crawl like you're a kid waiting for Christmas to come around. Until it's released, we'll just have to take … [Read more...]

Boris Continuum Transitions Drops To $99 On MacVideo


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) If you're unhappy about the choices for transitions that you have in your NLE, Boris Continuum has Transitions for the Mac, which offers over 30 high-quality wipes, dissolves, and organic transitions with a simple drag and drop. And right now, MacVideo has it on … [Read more...]

Richard Linklater Says ‘Boyhood’ Sequel Is Possible


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Richard Linklater's Boyhood is a film you will either love or loathe. I've been a fan of Linklater's work for a long, long time, so I love his down-to-earth sensibilities, which puts me firmly in the former camp. Now that he has completed his 12-year odyssey to … [Read more...]

Darth Vader Returns In Star Wars Rebels

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Darth Vader is a pop cultural icon. After Star Wars: A New Hope came out in 1977, he captured the hearts and minds of the audience as the villain everyone loves to hate. Well, that was until 1980, when The Empire Strikes Back revealed that (35 year old spoiler … [Read more...]

RED Drops Price of DRAGON Upgrade


Move hopes to  motivate Weapon transition By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Last weekend, RED announced Weapon, an update to the DRAGON EPIC and SCARLET platforms that will further future-proof the camera lines for years to come. But while it adds some cool new features, including those we don't … [Read more...]

Spider-Man May Not Even Be Peter Parker In Sony and Marvel’s Reboot

Miles Morales Spider-Man

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Ever since the news broke that Sony and Marvel came to an agreement to bring Spider-Man into the Marvel Cinematic Universe fold, the question has been, "Which Spider-Man?" In the Ultimate line of Marvel comics, Peter Parker eventually dies and is replaced by a half … [Read more...]

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