Divergent Finale Film Moves To Television


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows kicked off one of my least favorite trends in film series based on books, splitting the final book into two parts. It seems that I'm not alone in my annoyance with that ,and the younger generation has finally caught on to the … [Read more...]

The Weinstein Company Bumps 2 Films From 2016 Schedule

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) The Weinstein Company has unexpectedly shifted the release of two of its highest profile projects – leading to further rumors that the indie studio is in financial trouble. Both Tulip Fever, starring Oscar winner Alicia Vikander, and The Founder, starring Golden … [Read more...]

Comic-Con 2016: Day One

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The 2016 San Diego Comic-Con is now officially underway and day one was some what of an interesting experience for those expecting long lines for Hall H and Ballroom 20. That's because there weren't any. With many of the movie studios sitting out this year, and with … [Read more...]

Comic-Con 2016: Why Are There So Few Movies In Hall H This Year?


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) San Diego Comic-Con is the Mecca for comic book enthusiasts, gamers, and genre movie fans. If we're continuing that analogy, then Hall H is the Kabah of the SDCC. It's in Hall H that major studios have panels where they show off sneak peeks to upcoming tentpole … [Read more...]

Netflix’s Making A Murderer Is Getting A Second Season


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Last December, Netflix unleashed one of the most talked about show around water coolers of 2015 with Making a Murderer. It was a true-crime story about the arrest of Steven Avery and his nephew Brendan Dassey for the murder of Teresa Halbach. The hook was that … [Read more...]

NBA & Twitter Sign Deal To Broadcast Exclusive Content


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Looks like the NBA and Twitter have expanded content partnership that will bring exclusive original live programming and video to Twitter along with its adjacent products Vine and Periscope. This marks a two-year renewal with the NBA but it is also the first time … [Read more...]

Comic-Con 2016: Premiere Night


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Ordinarily, the first night of San Diego Comic-Con would be known as Preview Night, as the doors are flung open for conventioners who had gotten their tickets and bags, so they could get a first glimpse of the show room floor, and previews of some of Warner Bros. top … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction To Ash Vs. Evil Dead Season 2 Trailer (NSFW)

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Warning: This incredible Ash Vs. Evil Dead season 2 trailer is NSFW! By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) My love for the original Evil Dead franchise has never wavered, despite years of a rumored fourth film that never happened. Instead we got something better: A live-action television series that … [Read more...]

Obituary: Pretty Woman Director Garry Marshall


By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Filmmaker Garry Marshall – the man behind Happy Days and Pretty Woman – has died, aged 81. Born in the Bronx, New York, in 1934, Marshall created unashamedly populist material which was loved by millions of people around the world. After studying journalism … [Read more...]

Official: Game Of Thrones Premiering Later With Shortened 7th Season


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Those of you who love Game of Thrones will have to wait a bit longer next year as HBO has officially confirmed a summer release date for the seventh season of the epic fantasy series. Here's what Casey Bloys, president of HBO programming, said about the … [Read more...]

Create Shareable Netflix Playlists With Flixtape

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Remember mixtapes? I sure hope you do, otherwise I'm dating myself here. Basically, back in the 80s and 90s, instead of creating playlists, we created mixtapes on audio cassette tapes. Making a great tape was a far more laborious task since you needed to play … [Read more...]

One In Four U.S. Homes Have Cut The Cord For Streaming

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The cord cutting trend is accelerating as U.S. households seek to cut monthly costs by choosing between pay TV subscriptions and streaming the programming they want online, and you can bet big cable is getting pretty nervous. Is it time for cable and satellite … [Read more...]

Streaming Review: Stranger Things


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Before I get into the detailed review let me give you the simple one sentence review: If you're going to binge watch anything this week, make it Stranger Things. Now, just to make this clear, I tend to binge watch as a natural state of consuming media but that … [Read more...]

Which Cameras Are This Year’s Emmy Nominated Shows Using?


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When nominations come out, by now you know the drill: One day we talk about who's in the running for the gold, and the next day we talk about the cameras used to get them there. We've done it with Oscar, and now it's Emmy's turn. … [Read more...]

Mr. Robot Season Premiere Mysteriously Streams On Social Media

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Remember in late 2014 when the first trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron was leaked online and Marvel joked that it was the nefarious work of Hydra? It was great, and showed that even studios can have a sense of humor (although Google was subpoenaed to help find … [Read more...]

First Look At Star Wars Rebels Season 3


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I never thought I would live in a time when there was so much Star Wars available. Sure the books, games, and comics have kept the franchise chugging along over the years (both expanded universe, and the non-canon stories), but now we're getting new full-length … [Read more...]