10 Cloverfield Lane Viral Campaign Reveals Clues To Story

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Cloverfield has attained a cult following since it premiered in 2008, and its 2007 surprise trailer kicked off a huge hype machine for fans. Despite it being entertaining, I always thought the ARG (alternate reality game) that accompanied the film prior to release … [Read more...]

Gremlins 3 Rejected Script Released Online

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) It's no secret that Warner Bros. is developing Gremlins 3, a long-awaited sequel of the classic film released in 1984, and its crazy sequel in 1990. The last update we heard was that the studio is planning to create a Jurassic World-style reboot -- inhabiting the … [Read more...]

Universal Gets Serious About Battlestar Galactica Reboot

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) All of this has happened before, and it will all happen again. That is the one sentence that best defines the Universal classic sci-fi series Battlestar Galactica, and if you take a look at the history of the franchise, it becomes clear that it's a saga all by itself. … [Read more...]

WB Avoids Star Wars 8, Shuffles Ready Player One’s Release Date

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There's an old famous terrible joke: "Where does an 800 pound gorilla sit?" The answer is, of course, "Anywhere it wants to." In this case that 800 pound gorilla is Star Wars: Episode VIII, and it decided to get up from its May 2017 release date and sit down at … [Read more...]

Johnny Depp Cast As Universal’s The Invisible Man

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Want to know what sounds incredibly exciting? Imagine this marquee at your local cineplex, "Tom Cruise & Johnny Depp in the Justice League of Monsters!" Ok so it won't be called that, but at some point in the near future, there may be a monster film starring … [Read more...]

Fox Greenlights Deadpool 2 While Ryan Reynolds Hints X-Force

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) After years of struggle with 20th Century Fox to bring the R-rated superhero to the big screen, Deadpool is well on its way to being a hit this weekend, and will likely take the number one spot. Because it is a superhero film, everyone is looking at what's next, … [Read more...]

Jason Bourne Completes His Journey In New Film

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) After The Bourne Ultimatum, it looked like Matt Damon was giving up the Bourne series for good. Of course in Hollywood, just because your star doesn't want to come back for the next one doesn't mean there won't be a next one, so The Bourne Legacy with Jeremy Renner … [Read more...]

Leonardo DiCaprio Joins Revenant Writer’s Next Film, Conquest

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Despite the infamously gruelling production on The Revenant, Leonardo DiCaprio is once again teaming up with screenwriter Mark L. Smith. Deadline is reporting that Smith's latest script, Conquest, has been picked up by Paramount Pictures and has A-lister Leo attached … [Read more...]

Tangerine Director Shoots Another Film On iPhone

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) After shooting an award winning feature for Sundance last year, the director of Tangerine is back with another film shot on the iPhone. Is Apple's smartphone really becoming the go-to indie platform like John Lasseter predicts? … [Read more...]

The 2016 Directors Guild Awards Winners

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) We're nearing the end of the 2015/2016 awards season, with The Oscars just around the corner. The 68th annual Directors Guild Awards have come and gone, and the big winner is Alejandro González Iñárritu's The Revenant. Usually the winner of last year's DGA … [Read more...]

Interstellar Cinematographer Reunites With Nolan For Dunkirk

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Christopher Nolan's last film, Interstellar, had issues that really bugged me. It was close to being an instant classic, but a few key mistakes ultimately created an unsatisfying film (check out our two articles on what it got right and wrong, from a science … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction To The 2016 Super Bowl Movie Trailers

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Sports aren't really my thing. Even as an excuse to party, I've never done a Super Bowl night, but that doesn't mean I don't see any value in it from a non-sports fan perspective. Why? Because I'm a huge sucker for a good movie trailer. Many times the trailer is … [Read more...]

Paul Verhoeven Returns With Two Movies, Tricked and Elle

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) One of the most beloved and controversial filmmakers of the last 30 years, Paul Verhoeven, is returning with two films in 2016. The first, Tricked, is the Robocop director's follow-up to his terrific World War II drama Black Book (2007), and is his most experimental … [Read more...]

Steven Soderbergh Will End ‘Retirement’ With Heist Movie

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Oscar winner Steven Soderbergh is coming out of retirement to direct his first feature film in three years. Variety has reported that the Traffic filmmaker will helm heist movie, Lucky Logan, which will star frequent collaborator Channing Tatum (Haywire, Magic … [Read more...]

New Captain America: Civil War Promo Art

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Captain America: Civil War is set to kick off Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. We'll get a chance to see some new footage from the film this weekend during the Super Bowl trailer but if you're like me, patience isn't something that comes by … [Read more...]

Sumner Redstone Steps Down as Head of Viacom

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Embed from Getty Images By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The news came down today that Viacom chief Sumner Redstone is calling it a day. The long time head of one of the largest media empires in the country, Redstone will be replaced by president Phillippe Dauman, and Leslie Moonves gets … [Read more...]