Top Gear Rumor: Matt LeBlanc Threatening To Quit If Chris Evans Isn’t Fired


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Before there was Brexit, there was another highly controversial breakup in Britain, namely, the sacking of Jeremy Clarkson on Top Gear. With Clarkson's firing, and the expiration his co-hosts' contracts, Richard Hammond and James May decided not to renew with … [Read more...]

Silver Sable Film In The Works For A Spider-Man Universe?

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Before the deal between Marvel and Sony to bring Spider-Man into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Sony was ready to kick off a Spider-Man universe based on The Amazing Spider-Man reboot. Films like Sinister Six and Venom were being developed before the whole idea … [Read more...]

TV Review: Game of Thrones – Ep 10: The Winds Of Winter


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I've been watching Game of Thrones since it premiered in 2011, and the final episode of season six is hands down the best finale they've had since season one. Season five was uneven, but season six started out at a breakneck pace, before slowing down near the … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction To The Third Star Trek Beyond Trailer


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The JJ Abrams reboot (now officially called the Kelvin Timeline) of Star Trek has been something of a strange beast for me. On one hand, I did enjoy the first film as a science fiction adventure but I still have a hard time calling it Star Trek. I thought Star … [Read more...]

Moonfall: Another Disaster Film From Roland Emmerich

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Independence Day: Resurgence director Roland Emmerich is already developing his next movie, Moonfall – which involves the moon falling out of the sky and crashing into Earth. While that may sound like a ridiculous b-movie from the 1950s, it's exactly the kind of … [Read more...]

Independence Day: Resurgence Bombs Domestically, But China Saves The Day


By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Disaster movie Independence Day: Resurgence is really living up to its name having flopped spectacularly at the North American box-office posting a feeble $41.6 million opening. However, Roland Emmerich's visual effects driven blockbuster, which is the follow-up to … [Read more...]

The Flash Film Writers Talk Director & Tone

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Rick Famuyiwa takes on The Flash movie. By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice wasn't the movie we were all hoping it to be, and so far the first two films of the DC extended universe have been pretty mediocre, including 2013's Man of Steel. So far, word is that … [Read more...]

Bryan Fuller Talks Upcoming Star Trek TV Series


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Star Trek Beyond premieres next month, but what I'm really looking forward to from the franchise is the upcoming television series. Very little is known about the series, but it's suspected to take place between when Kirk was captain and when Picard was … [Read more...]

Rumor: Fox Talking With Marvel About Crossover


By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Twentieth Century Fox has reportedly “talked” with Marvel Studios about a potential superhero crossover movie, according to a new rumor. Fox currently owns the cinematic rights to Marvel comic book properties X-Men and Fantastic Four – the latter of which … [Read more...]

Filmmakers Talk Rogue One’s Reshoots, Dark Tone


By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Director Gareth Edwards has quashed rumors that Lucasfilm bosses were 'in a panic' over the tone of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. The spin-off underwent four weeks of reshoots, which were first reported back in May, leading to stories that the Disney-owned studio … [Read more...]

PBS TV Review: The Look Of Silence

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Joshua Oppenheimer's companion piece to The Act of Killing, debuting on POV PBS on June 27, is similarly riveting. And following in the footsteps of its forerunner, The Look of Silence also received an Oscar nomination for Best Documentary. By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNEWS) Adi Rukun is an … [Read more...]

Doctor Who Qualifies for Emmy Consideration this Year

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) We can't go a week without new Who news, can we? The British Sci-Fi series Doctor Who, could actually have a shot at winning a few Emmys this year. … [Read more...]

Homeland’s Miranda Otto Joins Cast Of Annabelle 2


By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Actress Miranda Otto has joined the sequel to horror box office smash Annabelle. The first movie, about a demonic doll, was a spinoff to New Line Cinema’s other hit scare-fest, The Conjuring (2013). Produced by James Wan and Peter Safran, the sequel will center … [Read more...]

Spider-Man: Homecoming Casting Announcements


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Marvel and Sony's upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming reboot has just kicked casting into high gear with not one, not two, but three new casting announcements. Michael Mando, who is best known for his roles in Orphan Black and Better Call Saul, has been cast in an … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Independence Day: Resurgence


Is Independence Day: Resurgence a worthy follow-up to the original ID4? By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I was the right age and gender for the original Independence Day: A high school male teenager with a passion for science fiction. I remember absolutely loving the original in theaters in … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny: Independence Day


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) I have a love/hate relationship with the original Independence Day -- it was a movie I was really excited about, and I was 20 in film school, which played into how I felt about it later in 1996, a great year for arthouse and indie films. I loved ID4, but by the … [Read more...]