Netflix Plans Price Increase on Customers

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New subscribers will feel the pinch first ... By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Well, we saw this coming… since Netflix has agreed to pay Comcast's protection racket for preferred bandwidth traffic, the online streaming company has announced that in spite of over $1.25 billion in earnings and a … [Read more...]

Disney Exec Meets With Abrams In London Over Star Wars: Episode VII

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2nd Unit begins filming in Abu Dhabi By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) There's a TON of Star Wars: Episode VII news this week, including news that Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn has winged his way to London to finalize details with director J.J. Abrams over the script and other bits and pieces. … [Read more...]

Danny Boyle & Leonardo DiCaprio Could Reunite For Steve Jobs Biopic

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Sony has started negotiations with Danny Boyle over directing Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs biopic. In fact, THR has reported that the Oscar winning filmmaker has already approached Leonardo DiCaprio about taking on the role of the Apple co-founder. This news follows … [Read more...]

Disney May Move Captain America 3 Release Date

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Captain America: The Winter Soldier is doing gangbusters at the box office, crossing the $200 million mark and being number 1 at the box office for the third weekend in a row. Marvel has been pretty confident of the films they’ve been producing more so recently … [Read more...]

Farscape Movie in the Works

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I remember a time when the only real space-opera genre show on television was Star Trek: The Next Generation. Sure there were a bunch of other sci-fi television shows but if you wanted to follow the crew of a starship, that starship was named … [Read more...]

AT&T partners with Chernin Group in online video venture

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By Marina Lopes - NEW YORK (Reuters) AT&T Inc said Tuesday it would partner with The Chernin Group media holding company to invest $500 million (297 million pounds) in a joint venture for web-based video services, making it the latest company aiming to tap the growing consumer demand for online … [Read more...]

Quentin Tarantino Writing New Draft of The Hateful Eight

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Quentin Tarantino is writing the second draft of his next project The Hateful Eight, after the first draft was leaked online. The Pulp Fiction director recently organized a reading of the leaked script and told an audience, which included producers Bob and Harvey … [Read more...]

Godzilla Fully Revealed In New TV Spot, Plus A Pair Of New Posters

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Earlier, I posted a story about humans taking center stage in a pair of new Godzilla TV spots, and I stressed the importance of us caring about that particular element of the film. Otherwise, we end up with yet another VFX spectacle that feels empty. Now, we turn … [Read more...]

Humans Take The Center Stage In Two New Godzilla TV Spots

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) If Gareth Edwards' Godzilla is going to succeed, it's going to need to be more than just impressive VFX highlighting Godzilla and major destruction. Because if we don't care about the human element, if we can't in someway relate to them, then the film will just be … [Read more...]

Hollywood plays to the faithful, finds hits with God

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By Ronald Grover and Chris Michaud (Reuters) Hollywood has embraced God in a big - and lucrative - way. The movie "Heaven is for Real," which depicts the story of a young boy who claims to have visited heaven during a near death experience, is the fourth faith-based film this year to stir … [Read more...]

Trailer: Clint Eastwood’s Jersey Boys

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) The trailer for Clint Eastwood's screen adaptation of hit Broadway musical Jersey Boys has arrived. Eastwood's directorial resume now reads Ike a rich tapestry of genre cinema. Although this project certainly isn't your average musical, featuring a hard edge that … [Read more...]

Captain America soars again, tops Rio 2 to win U.S. box office

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By Ronald Grover and Chris Michaud (Reuters) Marvel's superhero in "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" claimed a third straight box office win, collecting $26.6 million at the domestic box office to beat the colorful birds of animated film "Rio 2," which generated $22.5 million in ticket … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Transcendence

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Even very talented people are prone to error, Hollywood consistently proves that phenomena. In fact, a movie like Transcendence would never have been produced, if it wasn't for the big names blinded by a script which fails to transcend the limitations of its own … [Read more...]

Zack Snyder Talks Batman vs. Superman

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The as still untitled Batman vs. Superman film is not without its share of controversies, mostly stemming from casting choices ranging from Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor, to Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, to the big one: Ben Affleck as Batman. I've already talked … [Read more...]

New Line Cinema Registers New Name For Third Hobbit Movie

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By  Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) First there was one book and two movies adapted from it, and now there's a trilogy. However, it seems New Line Cinema isn't finished fiddling with The Hobbit. With the third installment of Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings prequels hitting screens this December, … [Read more...]

Tribeca Festival films go behind the scenes in fashion, dance and theater

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By Patricia Reaney - NEW YORK (Reuters) From final fittings at a famous Parisian fashion house to rehearsals for a young choreographer's new work for the New York City Ballet and a global tour of "Richard III," documentaries at the Tribeca Film Festival give viewers the film equivalent of a … [Read more...]

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