Time Warner to launch HBO as streaming broadband service


By Jennifer Saba - NEW YORK (Reuters) Time Warner Inc's HBO will launch a standalone online streaming service next year to make hit shows such as "Game of Thrones" available to people who do not subscribe to cable television. The move to take HBO "over-the-top" - media jargon that means … [Read more...]

Actor Neil Patrick Harris to host 2015 Oscars

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By Piya Sinha-Roy and Eric Kelsey - LOS ANGELES (Reuters) Actor Neil Patrick Harris, popular with younger TV viewers as the star of the sitcom "How I Met Your Mother," has been tapped to host next year's Academy Awards ceremony, the organizers of Hollywood's biggest night said on … [Read more...]

J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts Films Get Release Dates


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter films were a phenomenon when they premiered in 2001. The films comprise one of the highest grossing movie series of all time, and I'm sure Warner Bros. mourned when it came to a close, and even split The Deathly Hollows into two films, … [Read more...]

Warner Bros. To Release 3 LEGO Movies By 2018


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Everything is awesome! Everything is cool when you're part of a team! Or at least the LEGO franchise! Warner Bros. has created a release date for almost everyone of their tentpole film under the sun, and the LEGO franchise is definitely part of their release … [Read more...]

Warner Bros. Unveils 10 DC Comics Movies Through 2020


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There's no question the DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. are playing catch up with Marvel Studios on the big screen. While we're still waiting to see what films Marvel will be making after Guardians of the Galaxy 2 in 2017, DC has unveiled their release schedule … [Read more...]

Apple Accidentally Leaks Official Specs for New iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3


Touch ID arrives By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) On the eve of Apple's "It's Been Too Long" announcement, Cupertino has done a silly thing... it leaked the specs to the latest iPad devices set to be announced tomorrow, purely by mistake. The specs detail the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3, and brings … [Read more...]

The GaffGun: Not Sexy, But It Sure Is Useful


GaffGun llows taping down of cables and wires in a heartbeat By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) One of the best things I have sitting in my office is a shipping tape gun. It makes sealing a package so much simpler, and lightning quick. One run across and you have your entire box ready to ship, with … [Read more...]

Who Will Be Marvel’s Doctor Strange?

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A list of impressive, award-winning actors are alleged Doctor Strange candidates. By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) With Joaquin Phoenix passing on the role of Doctor Stephen Vincent Strange, the question becomes who will play him. Some names that have been thrown around are Benedict … [Read more...]

London Film Festival Movie Review: Whiplash, 2014′s Best Film

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Whiplash is quite simply the best film of 2014 – the movie is exhilarating, witty, and brilliant. At the press screening I attended, there was a huge applause when the credits rolled, the whole audience was blown away by this extraordinary picture, which left jaded … [Read more...]

Celtx Script for iPad on Sale in App Store


$1.99 for Mobile Version til Thursday By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) If you act today, or at least tomorrow, you can pick up Celtx Script for the iPad $1.99 in the iTunes App Store. It's my favorite script writing program and it syncs directly with Celtx Script in the cloud. And with the money … [Read more...]

Bill Murray and Sofia Coppola Join Forces For Christmas TV Special

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Bill Murray is one of Hollywood's more mercurial talents, however nobody could have predicted that he is planning on doing a Christmas TV special. What makes this story even more bizarre is that art house favorite and Lost in Translation filmmaker Sofia Coppola will direct the show. Little else … [Read more...]

Are the Russo Brothers Directing Avengers 3 and Avengers 4?


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Joss Whedon hit it out of the park with The Avengers, which made over a billion dollars at the box office. So it was no surprise that Marvel wanted him back for The Avengers: Age of Ultron, even though there were rumors that he wasn't coming back to the … [Read more...]

Canon Faces Black Eye As Director Says Campaign Based On His Life Story

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When I reported that Canon's “See Impossible” campaign essentially was telling shooters to stop complaining about the company's camera development, and start shooting, I was kind of poking fun at the company for not only resting on their laurels and not wanting … [Read more...]

Toyota Uses Every Single Camera Trick In Ad


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) In what seems to be a filmmaker's love letter to his craft, a Toyota Corolla commercial pays tribute to the exploding technological world of cinemtography by using just about every camera tool in the book to shoot it. From GoPros (on a turtle no less) to Octocopters, … [Read more...]

Doritos Crash the Super Bowl Competition Is Back


2014 Winners will work for Universal Pictures plus earn a cool million dollars By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) If you're ready for some football, then you know it's also time for the Doritos Crash the Super Bowl competition. The annual contest, invites filmmakers to submit an ad featuring their … [Read more...]

Keanu Reeves on Doctor Strange Casting Rumors, Bill & Ted 3

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) With Joaquin Phoenix dropping out of Marvel's Doctor Strange, one website suggested five possible replacements. While Benedict Cumberbatch is my number one pick (he's one of the five on that list), they also came up with an intriguing idea that Keanu Reeves would … [Read more...]

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