doddleTALKS Tech – Inside The Blackmagic Studio

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) At NAB, I sat down with Dan May to talk about their new camera products - including the Blackmagic Studio Camera, the 4K Blackmagic URSA Cinema Camera, a killer update to DaVinci Resolve that has over 140 new features (including editing capability) and host of what … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Transcendence

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Even very talented people are prone to error, Hollywood consistently proves that phenomena. In fact, a movie like Transcendence would never have been produced, if it wasn't for the big names blinded by a script which fails to transcend the limitations of its own … [Read more...]

doddleTV: NAB 2014 – Blackmagic Camera Walkaround

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Blackmagic did it again this year with the announcement of not one, but two new cameras. Here's our first look... http://youtu.be/V63j1HUDsyI … [Read more...]

Zack Snyder Talks Batman vs. Superman

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The as still untitled Batman vs. Superman film is not without its share of controversies, mostly stemming from casting choices ranging from Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor, to Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, to the big one: Ben Affleck as Batman. I've already talked … [Read more...]

New Line Cinema Registers New Name For Third Hobbit Movie

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By  Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) First there was one book and two movies adapted from it, and now there's a trilogy. However, it seems New Line Cinema isn't finished fiddling with The Hobbit. With the third installment of Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings prequels hitting screens this December, … [Read more...]

Microsoft’s Xbox One sales cross 5 million

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) Microsoft Corp has sold over 5 million Xbox One video game consoles to retailers since its launch in November, the company said on Thursday. In January, the U.S. software company said Xbox One sales had crossed three million as of the end of 2013. The console went on … [Read more...]

Mt. Gox suitors seek support to save bitcoin exchange

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(Reuters) A group of investors seeking to buy Mt. Gox has launched a website to garner support from creditors of the bankrupt bitcoin exchange to prevent a liquidation of its assets. "We need your help to stop a liquidation, which would be good neither for Mt. Gox creditors nor bitcoin's … [Read more...]

Tribeca Festival films go behind the scenes in fashion, dance and theater

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By Patricia Reaney - NEW YORK (Reuters) From final fittings at a famous Parisian fashion house to rehearsals for a young choreographer's new work for the New York City Ballet and a global tour of "Richard III," documentaries at the Tribeca Film Festival give viewers the film equivalent of a … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Close Call, Featuring Freddie Wong & Google Glass

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Ah, Google Glass. Seems so cool, right? Super tech, attached to our faces, like something out of a sci-fi movie. And priced about the same as a big budget sci-fi movie... Anyway, there's been a lot of debate about Google Glass, including etiquite, using while … [Read more...]

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Has A Post-Credits Scene — From Another Franchise!

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Spoiler alert! You may want to skip this if you want to be surprised. The post-credits scene was originally used primarily in comedy films in the 80's, and usually ended up breaking the fourth wall. Ferris Bueller's Day Off, for example, used it by having Ferris … [Read more...]

Magic Lantern Raw Featured in Swiss Airlines Campaign

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Magic Lantern, the plucky Canon firmware hack that provides amazing Raw video capability to Canon DSLRs, continues to gain more support and is being used more often where it counts... in big budget projects where the image isn't only vital, it's costly. And it just … [Read more...]

Will Ferrell And John C. Reilly To Reunite In Border Guards Comedy

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Comedy star Will Ferrell is set to team up with co-star John C. Reilly and director Adam McKay for Sony's Border Guards. The trio previously made Talladega Nights (2006) and Step Brothers (2008) together, and while I personally thought both those films were … [Read more...]

Ricoh Announces Medium Format Pentax 645Z HD Camera

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Shoots 70 mm Style High Definition Video By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When you're talking about DSLRs, you can pretty much figure that the Canons, Panasonics and Nikons are going to suck up all the air in the room.  That pretty much leaves companies like Ricoh/Pentax alone in the shadows … [Read more...]

Retailer Michaels Stores confirms payment card data breach

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(Reuters) Michaels Stores Inc, the biggest U.S. arts and crafts retailer, on Friday confirmed that there was a breach of certain systems that process payment cards at its U.S. stores and that of its unit, Aaron Brothers. The company said in January that it was working with federal law enforcement … [Read more...]

Star Wars: Episode VII First Set Pic Reveals Return of AT-AT

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Almost immediately after finding out that production on Star Wars: Episode VII has actually started, the very first set pictures have appeared online. And while the images don't show Luke Skywalker, Han Solo or any of the cast for that matter, it is still something … [Read more...]

Salsa music legend Jose “Cheo” Feliciano, 78, dies in car crash

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By Ana Martinez-Santiago - SAN JUAN (Reuters) Puerto Rican singer José Luis "Cheo" Feliciano, who performed with some of salsa's top stars, was killed in a car crash in San Juan early Thursday morning, police said. He was 78. Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla declared three days … [Read more...]

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