Movie Review: Tomorrowland

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Tomorrowland has been one of those films that has been following JJ Abrams' mystery box theory, where writer/director Brad Bird and co-writer Damon Lindelof (of Lost fame, and no stranger to teasing the audience) have kept the story largely under wraps for most … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Transformers Ruin Your Favorite Movies

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) With news of an A-list team of writers tackling the Transformers Cinematic Universe, it seems appropriate that Funny Or Die has some clever editing that has the Transformers popping up in movies we all love, and it's Friday's Funny Feature. Enjoy your … [Read more...]

Disneyland Celebrates 60th Anniversary

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The rest of this week is going to be a virtual non stop party for me. That's because I managed to get invited to Disneyland's 60th Anniversary Media Event ... a three day party culminating with another of Disney's famous (or infamous) 24-hour marathon park parties. … [Read more...]

Mad Max: Fury Road Filmed With ARRI ALEXA, Codex External Recorders

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Digital desert shoot the first for cinematographer John Seale By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) I gotta be honest, when I saw that George Miller was directing a new prequel chapter to the Mad Max saga, I wasn't too impressed. There was just something about it that said "meh" to me. But since Fury … [Read more...]

The Crow Remake: Andrea Riseborough Set To Play Villain

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) The long gestating remake of The Crow is eyeing up another cast member in the form of Andrea Riseborough. Interestingly, the Birdman actress will not be playing the usual stock female role of girlfriend or damsel in distress, but a gang boss who is the picture's main … [Read more...]

Hulk vs. Hulkbuster Alternate Fight Sequence From Avengers: Age of Ultron

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the key set pieces from Avengers: Age of Ultron was the fight between the Hulk and Iron Man in the Hulkbuster suit. Ever since a concept painting premiered in Marvel's Assembling a Universe TV special on ABC last year, fans were clamoring for more images and … [Read more...]

New FCC Rules Could Allow For Cable Price Hikes

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Cable companies. They just don't seem to learn. In light of more people cutting cable and looking to streaming to lower their entertainment costs, a recent FCC rule change proposal could lead to a rise in monthly subscription rates may be too tempting for cable … [Read more...]

Transformers Cinematic Universe Gets Writing Team Including Robert Kirkman

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The popularity of Michael Bay's Transformers franchise baffles me not in that it's popular, but that it's as popular as it is. Transformers: Age of Extinction was the highest grossing film worldwide of 2014, despite some much better genre films coming out that year … [Read more...]

Final Cut Pro X 101: MXF Import & Export

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Late last year, Apple released an update to Final Cut Pro X, which put it at version 10.1.4 (FCP X is now up to 10.2.1), and on the surface it appeared to have been a minor one: It offers a couple of new features and  some bug fixes, but the tech giant added … [Read more...]

MacVideo Drops Price of Boris Continuum Image Restoration

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Another Boris app drops to $99 By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) MacVideo Promo has put Boris Continuum Image Restoration on sale for $99. The image restoration app can fix a host of image issues from removing aliasing and jaggies to fixing blemishes and even dead pixels from a troublesome camera. … [Read more...]

Chris Pratt: Star-Lord May Be In Other Marvel Films; Casting Begins On Guardians Of The Galaxy 2

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Jurassic World starring Chris Pratt is just around the corner, but fans are already excited for his next big tentpole film, Guardians of the Galaxy 2. What started off as a risky bet for Marvel Studios turned out to be one of the most successful films in their … [Read more...]

Director & Cast Talk Point Break Remake, Plus New Pictures

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) The remake of Kathryn Bigelow's iconic Point Break looks set to take the action to a whole new level. New pictures shows lead actors Luke Bracey (The Best of Me) and Édgar Ramirez (Deliver Us From Evil) taking on the roles of Johnny Utah and Bodhi, respectively, … [Read more...]

Bad Santa 2 Set To Start Filming In September

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Bad Santa 2, the sequel to the cult comedy, looks set to be out of development hell. Writer/director Doug Ellin told Collider that the follow-up to the subversive 2003 original starring Billy Bob Thornton is finally happening. He said: "I'm supposed to do Bad … [Read more...]

RØDE Adds Lyre Suspension To VideoMic Pro

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The RØDE VideoMic Pro is a great, compact microphone for a DSLR or camcorder, but the main beef has been that it's rubber band like shock design has been the bane of its existence since those same rubber bands have had to be replaced due to stretching out. Now it … [Read more...]

Bill Murray Jumps Out of Cake On David Letterman’s Final Show

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Bill Murray is an eccentric actor who replaced his agent with an 800 number, and sometimes shows up to random house parties. He's also no stranger to doing wacky stuff on the Late Show with David Letterman, like a few years ago when he dived into a dumpster filled … [Read more...]

Drone Company Gets Certification For Local ENG Coverage

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Claiming to be the first company in the United States to be certified by FAA under new commercial drone use rules, ArrowData will soon begin providing aerial ENG video recording to Las Vegas news organizations, under the country's first Section 333 exemption. We've … [Read more...]

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