A Geek’s Reaction To The SPECTRE Teaser Trailer


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Skyfall was quite possibly the best 007 James Bond film of all time, and even if you don't agree with that assessment, you'll have to agree that it's at least one of the best, and the best Daniel Craig Bond film. It had a modern take to the story while bringing … [Read more...]

Ryan Reynolds Shows Off Deadpool Costume, Plus Logo & Official Synopsis


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Our first full look at the merc with a mouth, Deadpool, has finally dropped with Ryan Reynolds in the complete costume and it's -- well -- it's Deadpool. Almost every comic book character goes through a redesign process when bringing the costume to the big screen, … [Read more...]

Movie Review: It Follows

It Follows

This is our review of It Follows, which Danny F. Santos saw at TIFF 2014 By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Horror films are notoriously hard to get right for me. Slashers and monster movies usually fail to get me but creepy movies, filled with a foreboding atmosphere, are usually right up my … [Read more...]

AMC’s Preacher Casts Its Vampire, Arseface

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) AMC's Preacher is slowly coming together and most of the major parts have been cast. The role of Tulip has already gone to Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. reoccurring guest star Ruth Negga, and Ian Colletti has been cast as the disfigured Eugene Root (aka, Arseface, see … [Read more...]

Technicolor Downsizes, Closes Burbank, London Locations


Stalwart Post-Production House Latest Victim of Post Crisis By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Even though the company only recently opened its 20,000 square foot facility in Burbank, long time post-production house Technicolor, a veritable fixture in our industry, has announced that it will close … [Read more...]

Steven Spielberg To Direct Ready Player One

Ready Player One

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Steven Spielberg probably has one of the most diverse filmographies ever, bar none. He's gone from adventure, to action sci-fi, to serious historical drama, and has directed everything in between. According to Deadline (via /Film), he is now attached to helm an … [Read more...]

SEC Issues Favorable Ruling On Equity Crowdfunding


2012 JOBS Act paved way for selling stock online By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Silver Screen Partners was a very popular way for studios to raise money for films in the 1980s and 1990s, and you probably saw their name on notable films. But with a narrow set of rules from the SEC, this equity … [Read more...]

Short Film Shot On Nikon D7200, Edited In Final Cut Pro X Proves You Still Need Talent

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The DSLR revolution took the filmmaking world by storm and changed the rules on how to shoot. From no-to-low-budget darling indie and Sundance films, to an entire episode of House, to even certain shots in Marvel's cash-cow The Avengers, the DSLR made its … [Read more...]

Idris Elba As Star Trek 3 Villain? Simon Pegg On Writing The Film


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Hold on to your photon torpedoes, it looks like the next Star Trek movie may be getting one hell of an antagonist! It is being reported that Paramount is looking at Idris Elba to play a villain in the Justin Lin-directed Star Trek 3. While no one knows who the … [Read more...]

Broken Lizard Turn To Crowdfunding For Super Troopers 2; Raise $2 Million In One Day

Super Troopers 2

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) If there's one thing Broken Lizard has been asked repeatedly over the years it is, "Was that really maple syrup you chugged?" It's either that question, or "When are you going to make Super Troopers 2?" Now we know the answer to the latter question: Super … [Read more...]

Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson Fired By BBC

Top Gear

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I am not a car guy, gearhead or, as it's known across the pond, a petrolhead. Even so, I am a huge fan of the original BBC show Top Gear hosted by James May, Richard Hammond, and Jeremy Clarkson. I have watched every episode of the series from its inception in this … [Read more...]

Here’s Jesse Eisenberg As Lex Luthor In Batman V Superman! Yes, He’s Bald!

Lex Luthor

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There's a definite feeling of unease when it comes to DC's Justice League characters for the upcoming films; some decisions seem pretty inexplicable, and have the fan community up in arms. One of those was hiring Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor, when everyone … [Read more...]

Senator To Introduce Legislation to Govern Commercial Use of Drones


New Law would provide temporary framework until FAA Guidelines are formerly implemented By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Even though the Federal Aviation Administration has already released rules to regulate commercial drone use, including that of drone delivery proposed by Amazon with Prime Air … [Read more...]

Spider-Man Updates From Marvel COO, Plus Casting Rumors


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Since Marvel and Sony came to an agreement over the Spider-Man franchise, there's been the lingering question of which Spider-Man would we see? Last month we've heard that Sony was leaning in an ethnic direction regarding who will play the character, and earlier … [Read more...]

Slated Offers Crowdfunding With A Social-Stock Model


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) While Kickstarter and Indiegogo still suck up most of the air in the crowdfunding room, there are other options such as Seed and Spark, GoFundMe, etc. But all those are perk-based, meaning that backers receive special perks ranging from props, scripts, walk-on roles, … [Read more...]

Kinberg and Blomkamp Board The Leviathan Film


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Just under a week ago, we were all taken aback from an online sci-fi sizzle reel to drum up interest for a film called The Leviathan by Irish filmmaker Ruairi Robinson. The film can be described as Dune meets Moby Dick meets Deadliest Catch. Robinson was at one … [Read more...]

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