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...]

Canon Shows Off 4K Prototype – Is It the Once and Future 5D Mk. IV?

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Touts being number one in Camera industry for 12th straight year By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) To celebrate being named the number on DSLR manufacturer for the 12th consecutive year, Canon President & CEO Hideki Ozawa previewed of a prototype for what could be their next generation 4K … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Serena

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This is doddleNEWS' London Film Festival review of Serena, republished, as it's out today. By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) One of the biggest disappointments of the BFI London Film Festival was Serena, starring Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper. The Susanne Bier-directed drama sat on the … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Every Tom Hanks Movie in 7 Minutes

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) This one is really great: CBS's new The Late Late Show With James Corden recently did a fantastic and funny celebration of every Tom Hanks movie, with James and Tom Hanks himself! It's all live (to tape), and just made me smile and laugh, and I love how into it Tom … [Read more...]

Technicolor Downsizes, Closes Burbank, London Locations

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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

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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...]

doddleREVIEWS: Magic Bullet Suite 12 – Magic Bullet Film

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By Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) Red Giant Software has released Magic Bullet Suite 12; let’s take a look. Magic Bullet Suite 12 consists of 7 different titles: Magic Bullet Looks 3.0, Colorista III, Mojo 2, Cosmo 2, Magic Bullet Film, DeNoiser II, and LUT Buddy. This time, let’s look at Magic … [Read more...]

SEC Issues Favorable Ruling On Equity Crowdfunding

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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...]

With Two Words, RED Turns Weapon On Its Head

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Jarred Land Promises Vista Vision with Super 35mm Sensor By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Vista. Vision. With those two words, RED's Fire Chief Jarred Land has given a huge hint as to what's going to be added when users "weaponize" their Dragon rigs come NAB. Land has taken to posting still photos … [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...]

Frame.io To Launch Online Filmmaking Collaboration Space

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Frame.io's Online Collaboration site promises to "pick up where Vimeo leaves off" By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With the ability to collaborate all over the world, it isn't uncommon for a film to be shot in one country, edited in another, color corrected overseas and even to have the sound … [Read more...]

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

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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...]

SmallHD Announces 5-Inch HD Monitors

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Just in time for NAB, SmallHD is rolling out a new series of 5-inch HD monitors, designed to be ultra cost-effective, but offer superior sharpness in a form fitting package.  By the looks of it, SmallHD is providing an affordable option for the DSLR crowd. But in an … [Read more...]

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

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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

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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!

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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...]

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