Fans Recut Star Wars to Original Theatrical Print

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Fans used various DVD, Blu-ray, and Film Versions By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) George Lucas is often quoted as saying that due to the limitations of the technology of the time, the original 1977 release of Star Wars really wasn't the way he envisioned it. And when the technology caught up, he … [Read more...]

Alienware Builds A Mac Pro Killer

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With some Mac users moving to the PC platform and editing on Adobe Premiere CC, it looks like Alienware is going after the high-end Mac Pro market with their new, triad/hexagonal Area-51 PC. It's a radical design that Dell (the owner of Alienware) is confident will … [Read more...]

Photo’s of Jesse Eisenberg and Henry Cavill on the Set of Batman V Superman

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Trying to get information about Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice is incredibly difficult. The film is still shooting but we have yet to see much of anything really. Sure there was a quick teaser shown at the San Diego Comic Con but I don't know whether that … [Read more...]

Amazon Is Bringing Back The Tick

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) "SPOOOOOOOOON!" The battle-cry of the legendary superhero The Tick is set to be unleashed again. Back in the mid-nineties, a great cartoon series lampooning superhero tropes by the name of The Tick premiered, and it was one of my favorite Saturday morning cartoons … [Read more...]

Adobe Updates Story CC Plus

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By Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) Adobe has updated Story CC Plus. Story CC Plus 2014 is an application for scriptwriting and scheduling projects. Adobe Story CC Plus 2014 now includes Live Entertainment workflows, which Adobe says gives writers and directors, “. . .custom scripts for programs … [Read more...]

Battling biographies head to Toronto to win awards season hearts

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By Mary Milliken - LOS ANGELES (Reuters) As a first-time film director, television comedian Jon Stewart pleads ignorance about the workings of the movie industry. But as he heads to the Toronto International Film Festival this week, he shares many of the feelings of more seasoned directors: … [Read more...]

Guardians of the Galaxy wins weekend, tops this year’s box office universe

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By Lisa Richwine and Chris Michaud (Reuters) The "Guardians of the Galaxy" misfits reached a new box office stratosphere over the U.S. Labor Day weekend, soaring past fellow Marvel hero "Captain America" to become the highest-grossing domestic movie of 2014. "Guardians" rang up $16.3 million in … [Read more...]

Underworld Reboot Being Developed

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Underworld, the granddaddy of all "I'm in love with a vampire" movies is going to go down the reboot hole. The original movie was directed by Len Wiseman and starred Kate Beckinsale as the vampire Selene, and was a modest success making $95 million on a $22 million … [Read more...]

Is San Diego On The Verge Of Losing Comic-Con?

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Deal through 2016 with Improvements to Convention Center Has Fallen Short By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Two years ago, in a feverish effort to keep it's most popular citywide event in town, San Diego made a deal with Comic-Con International to keep the annual geek confab until 2016. There was, … [Read more...]

Possible Avengers: Age of Ultron Spoilers!

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) If these rumors are true, they could be massive spoilers for Avengers: Age of Ultron. I would have liked to be a bit more specific with the title I don't want to give anything up for the people who want to walk into the theater knowing nothing. So, now that you've … [Read more...]

Is Joaquin Phoenix Playing Marvel’s Doctor Strange?

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Marvel is known for it's secrecy and the upcoming Doctor Strange is no different. While we know that Scott Derrickson will be directing the Jon Spaihts-penned screenplay, we still haven't heard who will be playing the titular Doctor Stephen Strange. The rumors … [Read more...]

Martin Scorsese Planning Ramones Film

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Hey Ho, Let's Go! A Ramones film is finally hitting the big screen - with Martin Scorsese taking on directing duties. According to Billboard, the Goodfellas filmmaker is aiming for a 2016 release which means he plans to shoot the movie next year. There is no other … [Read more...]

David Fincher Shoots Gone Girl In 6K

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RED EPIC DRAGON requires a mammoth amount of through-put By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) After enjoying an Emmy award and two whirlwind seasons of Netflix's original series House of Cards, producer-director David Fincher is setting his sights back on features, and he's using the RED EPIC … [Read more...]

John Stamos Pushing For Full House Revival

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Warner Bros. could be betting big with a revival of sitcom Full House, which may star some of the original cast. Variety reports that actor John Stamos is pushing for the project which will follow other nostalgic reboots such as Disney's Boy Meets World spin-off, … [Read more...]

Shane Hurlbut Looks Back On Filming Act Of Valor

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Movie shot on DSLRs with real bullets is a valuable case study By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Speaking at an Adobe event on tips and tricks, Cinematographer Shane Hurlbut took a look back recently on the film Act of Valor, which he shot using the Canon 5D Mk. II almost exclusively. The film was … [Read more...]

California Subsidy Deal Could Triple Existing Program For Filmmaking

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But can it save Hollywood from Runaway Production? By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Under a deal made in the California capital city, the tax break program for motion picture production could effectively be tripled, in the hopes of bringing billions of dollars in production back to the Golden … [Read more...]

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