The Actor Neil Gaiman Thinks Should Play The Sandman

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the most unfilmable comic book series of all time -- after David Mack's Kabuki, in my humble opinion -- is The Sandman by Neil Gaiman and an amazing group of artists. Over the years, there have been many attempts to bring it to the big screen, and every … [Read more...]

Sony Cancels The Interview, The Terrorists Won

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I get pretty serious about films. I've been in heated arguments about classic movies with other film lovers, but never have I seen something quite like the hacking of Sony Pictures over The Interview with James Franco and Seth Rogen. Guys, it's just a … [Read more...]

Peter Jackson Might Be Up For More Tolkien Films

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) In the end, The Hobbit trilogy has wrapped up pretty well. While I still maintain that it is an inferior series compared to The Lord Of The Rings, when seen as one eight-plus hour film, it stands up pretty well. Now that both The Hobbit and The Lord of the … [Read more...]

Tim Burton Talks Beetlejuice 2, Returning To Superhero Films

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Tim Burton is on his press tour for Big Eyes, and he was recently asked about Beetlejuice 2. Specifically, about who's coming back for the second film, which is apparently closer than ever to being produced. When asked if Winona Ryder would be returning in the … [Read more...]

Here’s The Star Trek 3 Director Short List!

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Until recently, it seemed like writer/producer Roberto Orci was attached to helm of the Starship Enterprise in Star Trek 3. All of a sudden and completely out of the blue, pre-production was stopped and Orci was kicked out of (or vacated) the directors chair with … [Read more...]

Mega Movie Review: The Hobbit Trilogy

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) In my The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies review, I called the final film a satisfying conclusion to an uneven film series. I was fortunate enough to see it in conjunction with the previous two films in one sitting, and I can tell you, that this was the way it … [Read more...]

Check Out The Avengers: Age of Ultron Iron Man Suit Mark 43!

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Look, don't get me wrong, I love me some Iron Man, but the third film in the franchise was a bit of a disaster. The redeeming qualities of that film were the performances from Robert Downey Jr. and Gwyneth Paltrow, but the plot was a clunker, and the less said … [Read more...]

New Trailer: Terrence Malick’s Knight Of Cups, Starring Christian Bale

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) The trailer for Terrence Malick's latest picture Knight of Cups, starring Christian Bale, has landed online. Set to premiere at the Berlin Film Festival in February, Knight of Cups also features fellow Oscar winners Natalie Portman and Cate Blanchett. Almost … [Read more...]

Yoda To Appear In Star Wars Rebels, Voiced By Frank Oz

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Star Wars Rebels hit the small screen with a bang. From the get-go, this series has been an excellent foray into the Star Wars universe and it harkens back to the original series with its cast of characters. Unlike The Clone Wars, which took place around the … [Read more...]

Movie Review: The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies

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The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies is Peter Jackson's final journey into Middle Earth By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I have had problems with The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. I'm a huge fan of Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings films and … [Read more...]

Krysten Ritter On Playing Jessica Jones For Marvel

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The hits keep coming with Marvel's fantastic casting for their upcoming Netflix television series. When they cast Charlie Cox, Rosario Dawson, and especially Vincent D'Onofrio for Daredevil, my jaw hit the floor and my heart jumped out of my chest. The next … [Read more...]

Mid-Level Films In Danger of Extinction

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"The film business has changed. They want you to make it for no money ..." By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) What do Spike Lee, Steven Soderbergh, David Lynch, Francis Ford Coppola, and John Waters all have in common? With nearly 200 years of combined filmmaking experience, covering hundreds of … [Read more...]

Marvel Shortlists 3 Actors To Play Doctor Strange’s Ancient One

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Will join Benedict Cumberbatch's Doctor Strange By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the rumored repeated mantras coming out of Marvel Studios these days is "No origin stories." I would add to that the reason for this is the Spider-Man/Man of Steel effect, where their origins are so well … [Read more...]

If J.K. Rowling Isn’t Releasing New Harry Potter Stories, What Is Being Released?

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Over the past week, there were stories that twelve new short stories set in the Harry Potter universe would be written by series author J.K. Rowling, and released during each of the 12 days leading up to Christmas. The official site Pottermore denied that … [Read more...]

King Kong Movie ‘Skull Island’ Moves To 2017 With New Title

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Legendary Pictures is the king at continuously producing big-budget genre films. Both Pacific Rim and Godzilla are giant monster films they've brought to the big screen, and now they're adding a third film to the Kaiju genre. At the Legendary panel during the San … [Read more...]

Sony Won’t Suspend Filming Despite Cyber Attack, Spectre Script Stolen

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Sony Pictures Entertainment has not suspended all of its productions due to the hacking crisis, contrary to recent reports. Deadline has confirmed that projects such as Bond film, Spectre, will stick to their schedules, despite the company having thousands of emails … [Read more...]

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