Doddle’s 2015 Holiday Gift Guide – Drones


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The Holidays are coming, and doddleNEWS is here to help you get a leg up on shopping with our annual Holiday Gift Guides! The Guides this year will feature special gifts for virtual reality (click here), mobile filmmaking (click here), and other great gifts for your … [Read more...]

Holiday Bundle From MacVideo: Boris Graffiti, Others 80% Off!


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Just after Thanksgiving we see some pretty insane sales on gifts, thanks to two words ... Black Friday. And for the holidays, MacVideo Promo is getting insane with a deal on a trio of software apps and service that users can add to their quivers, including Boris … [Read more...]

Streaming Review: Jessica Jones — Season One

Jessica Jones

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Over the past couple of years the general consensus regarding live action superheroes is that Marvel knows how to do films, and DC knows how to do television. Then Daredevil came along proving a Marvel television show can blow DC out of the water. With Jessica … [Read more...]

Fox Quietly Cancels Fantastic Four 2 Release Date


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) In a move that surprises absolutely no one, 20th Century Fox has quietly changed the release date of Fantastic Four 2 from July 9, 2017 to possibly never. While Fox said they were still committed to making the sequel, after critical and box office disaster of the … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction To The Captain America: Civil War Trailer

captain america: civil war promo art

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) It's been called The Avengers 2.5, since it draws upon a huge list of Marvel heroes (Captain America, Iron Man, Falcon, Black Widow, War Machine, Black Panther, Bucky Barnes, and more), and is arguably the most anticipated movie of 2016. And now, we have the first … [Read more...]

Top 5 Thanksgiving TV Specials


By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) It’s that time of year again when the leaves begin to change, and many around the world are grateful for the blessings in their lives. I’ve always thought Thanksgiving was the ultimate feel-good holiday, surpassing even Christmas cheer. There are no presents to … [Read more...]

Premiere Pro CC 101 – Part 15: Basic Audio Mixing, Pt. 1

Premiere Pro CC Basic Audio Mix

A new Premiere Pro CC 101 tutorial By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In this Premiere Pro CC lesson, we’re going to do a two part look at audio mixing inside of Premiere Pro CC 2015. For many editors, audio mixing is something that can be quite daunting, and in part one, I’m going to show … [Read more...]

Doddle’s 2015 Holiday Gift Guide – Virtual Reality

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Is your favorite filmmaker wanting to delve in making virtual reality and 360° videos, there are some great holiday gifts to get them started. … [Read more...]

TV Review: Ash Vs. Evil Dead Episodes 3 & 4

Ash in Jacksonville

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I have to admit, Ash Vs. Evil Dead is turning out to be something I didn't expect. The premiere episode "El Jefe" felt like Evil Dead 4, and the second episode didn't have the same feel as the Sam Raimi-directed films and pilot. I assumed that the series would live … [Read more...]

Why George Lucas Moved On From Star Wars

Darth Vader melted helmet

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) George Lucas is a bit of a polarizing figure for Star Wars fans. He's the man that created the universe that so many of us love, but he was able to afford to do what he wanted, he financed and directed the prequel trilogy. I think Simon Pegg said it best when … [Read more...]

Felicia Day Joining MST3K Cast


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With nostalgia in overload, as the Veronica Mars feature film, Super Troopers 2, and others returned via crowdfunding, it's no surprise MST3K got onboard. Reaching the half way point, the popular science fiction movie comedy show is rapidly approaching $3 million, … [Read more...]

Christopher McQuarrie To Direct Mission Impossible 6


By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Christopher McQuarrie is set to become the first filmmaker to direct two Mission: Impossible movies. The Oscar winner helmed the fifth installment in the long running franchise, Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, which was critically acclaimed and grossed an … [Read more...]

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Made $50 Million In Pre-Sales


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Disney and Lucasfilm made a splash when they announced pre-sales for Star Wars: The Force Awakens a few weeks back. That splash turned into a tidal wave that knocked out multiplex websites and servers recently, as the entire Star Wars fandom tried to get … [Read more...]

Doddle’s 2015 Holiday Gift Guide – Mobile Filmmaking Apps


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) It's that time of year. Time for doddleNEWS' Holiday Gift Guide series for 2015. Just like last year, we're going to start off with mobile filmmaking apps. With the release of the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, filmmakers now have 4K right out of the box, and the 6S Plus … [Read more...]

Tascam DR-701D: 6-Track Field Recorder For DSLR

Tascam DR-701D

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) With the advent of DSLRs for video, and now phone cameras that can shoot up to 4K video, filmmakers have been given a revolutionary tool for low budget movie making. Field recorders, however, haven't really kept up all that well. One of the major players in the … [Read more...]

Robert Carlyle: Trainspotting 2 Script One of the Best

Robert Carlyle Trainspotting

By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Film fans around the world can hardly contain their excitement about the long awaited Trainspotting 2 – but it seems none more so than star Robert Carlyle . Following director Danny Boyle's revelation that Trainspotting 2 will shoot next summer, 20 years after … [Read more...]