Kevin Feige: Spider-Man Film Inspired By John Hughes; Hints At Villain

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Spider-Man is being rebooted for the big screen for the second time in less than half a decade, and up to its third version since 2007, as newcomer Tom Holland assumes the role of Spidey. The difference this time is that he's being added to the roster of the … [Read more...]

Updated: IndieVice On Kickstarter, Turns Your Smartphone Into A Cinematic Camera Platform

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) UPDATE: IndieVice is now live on Kickstarter. We cover a lot of mobile filmmaking here because, well let's face it, the iPhone is an extremely powerful tool. It's the Swiss Army Knife of the tech world. And some, like Disney CCO John Lasseter, believe it could end … [Read more...]

Top Gun 2 Producer Talks Maverick, The Script, & Drones

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Top Gun 2, the sequel to 1980's box office and cultural juggernaut, has been stalled on the development runway for several years now. However, Terminator Genisys producer David Ellison, owner of Skydance Productions, has revealed that the script is being written and … [Read more...]

Joseph Gordon-Levitt: Why Sandman Adaptation Is A Film, Not A TV Series

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Neil Gaiman's The Sandman is my all-time favorite comic book series, bar none. The mythology behind it, the themes, and the fact that there's still nothing quite like it made it an incredibly unique series. Over the years, many producers have tried and failed to … [Read more...]

James Gunn: Guardians Of The Galaxy 2 Will Be “More Emotional,” Plus New Title Confirmed!

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The emotional themes of Guardians of the Galaxy 2, plus the title is... Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2! By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Guardians of the Galaxy was a watershed moment for Marvel, it proved that the studio could make a blockbuster success from a little known property and do it … [Read more...]

Chris Pine & Zachary Quinto Sign On For Star Trek 4

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Cameras have just begun to roll in Vancouver on the set of the third Star Trek film, rumored to be called Star Trek Beyond, but we're already getting news about Star Trek 4. The Hollywood Reporter got the scoop that lead actors Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto have … [Read more...]

Avid Media Composer 101, Part 9: Custom Project Sizes – Pt. 1

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) With the newest release of Avid Media Composer 8.4, we get some great new toolkit additions that, if you’re eligible for an update, you should download and install immediately. In this lesson, we’re going to talk about the biggest update, and that is the new … [Read more...]

Good Movie Posters Are Important, Even If You’re Streaming

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By James DeRuvo (doddleMEW) With many indies opting to stream their films online, and on demand, is it really all that important to create a movie poster? Of course it is. One, it's tradition! Two, it's still one of the best ways to get a potential audience interested in your project. And three, … [Read more...]

Filmmakers Shoots In Total Darkness With Sony α7s

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Day for night: It's where you pretend to be shooting things at night while you're actually shooting during the day and then fixing it in post. It was very popular in the 60s and 70s, but lately, nobody does it. And why? Well, because you don't really have to thanks to … [Read more...]

The X-Files: First Photos Are Out There

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the biggest surprises of the year was Fox's announcement that they were pursuing The X-Files revival series which, frankly, seemed to come out of nowhere. The films based on the influential series were pretty lackluster, and I still have yet to see 2008's … [Read more...]

Benicio Del Toro May Not Return For Guardians Of The Galaxy 2

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His Collector may not appear in Guardians Of The Galaxy 2, but perhaps another MCU film By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Guardians of the Galaxy introduced a lot of bizarre elements into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including the extremely odd Taneleer Tivan, better known as The Collector, … [Read more...]

Early Reactions For Ant-Man; Plus Post-Credits Hints

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Ant-Man isn't the easiest sell to audiences, even for a company like Marvel, which has successfully launched multiple comic book franchises over the last eight years, which included the unlikely (at the time) breakout hit, Guardians of the Galaxy. Marvel has … [Read more...]

doddleREVIEWS: Polar Pro PowerVault

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Whether you have multiple GoPro cameras or several backup batteries to get you through a busy day of action sports photography, sooner or later you're going to need to charge all your batteries. We've already talked about the benefits of being able to use the Polar … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction: Legend Trailer – Tom Hardy As Twin Gangsters

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There's something about British gangster films that I love. The original Italian Job; Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels; and Layer Cake, all these movies seem to deftly mix humor and violence in a way that American gangster films don't. I love U.S. classics … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Ted 2

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Just like the original Ted, your mileage on how much you enjoy Ted 2 may vary. If you loved the original film, odds are you'll love Ted 2 about as much, but the opposite is also true: If you hated the first film, then odds are you won't like this one either. I … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – How Avengers: Age Of Ultron Should Have Ended

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By Heath McKnight Avengers: Age of Ultron was a fun film (read our review here), but it was DENSE. So of course, our friends at How It Should Have Ended have their own 2-part take on how the ending should've happened. Have a great weekend! Part 1: Part 2: … [Read more...]

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