Is San Diego On The Verge Of Losing Comic-Con?

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Deal through 2016 with Improvements to Convention Center Has Fallen Short By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Two years ago, in a feverish effort to keep it's most popular citywide event in town, San Diego made a deal with Comic-Con International to keep the annual geek confab until 2016. There was, … [Read more...]

Martin Scorsese Planning Ramones Film

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Hey Ho, Let's Go! A Ramones film is finally hitting the big screen - with Martin Scorsese taking on directing duties. According to Billboard, the Goodfellas filmmaker is aiming for a 2016 release which means he plans to shoot the movie next year. There is no other … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Superman, Lois Lane, Homer Simpson Take The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) By now, you have probably done the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, donating $10 to research after an icy bath, or $100 to avoid the chill. Either way, it's a fun event to help a worthy charity! And now, there are some great, hilarious ALS Ice Bucket Challenges, featuring … [Read more...]

John Stamos Pushing For Full House Revival

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Warner Bros. could be betting big with a revival of sitcom Full House, which may star some of the original cast. Variety reports that actor John Stamos is pushing for the project which will follow other nostalgic reboots such as Disney's Boy Meets World spin-off, … [Read more...]

New Star Wars Rebels Short Released Featuring Zeb

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Lucasfilm and Disney XD have released a third Star Wars Rebels short film with this one centering on the character Zeb. The previous two shorts were about Sabine & Kanan, and Hera & Chopper. That means the only character left to get their own short film is … [Read more...]

New Walking Dead Teasers And Pictures

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There are few things that are certain in life: spring will come again, the sun will rise in the morning, and brutal things will go on in AMC's The Walking Dead. Things weren't looking up for Rick Grimes and his band once they arrived at Terminus, at the end of last … [Read more...]

What is BitTorrent and How Can Filmmakers Take Advantage of It for Distribution?

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It's not just for piracy anymore By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Recently, the file sharing protocol known as "BitTorrent" passed ten million users worldwide. Now before you think that's ten million pirates working together all around the world to kill Hollywood, that's not necessarily what's … [Read more...]

TiVo results beat estimates on strong subscriber growth

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(Reuters) Digital video recorder maker TiVo Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue due to strong growth in subscribers through cable TV partners such as Virgin Media in the UK, ONO in Spain, and Com Hem AB in Sweden. TiVo's subscriptions rose by a third to 4.8 million in … [Read more...]

Amazon’s Twitch Acquisition Points To Niche-Oriented Content Plan

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Provides easy access to game purchases By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) As the news broke yesterday that Amazon was buying Twitch, it seemed a bit out of the ordinary. Amazon is an e-commerce portal that dabbles in streaming content. And with Amazon Prime expanding beyond streaming rentals to … [Read more...]

Emmys TV audience drops to 15.6 million with Monday switch

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By Piya Sinha-Roy - LOS ANGELES (Reuters) After moving up a month and switching to a weekday evening, Monday's Primetime Emmy awards drew 15.6 million viewers, a drop from last year's Sunday night show despite a new host, a passionate kiss, and a touching tribute. This year's Emmy awards, which … [Read more...]

Netflix CCO Talks Marvel’s The Defenders TV Series

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The Marvel Studios films of Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, The Avengers, and the latest, Guardians of the Galaxy, have all been hits. Every single one has done phenomenally well in theaters, so it's no surprise the would decide to expand the Marvel Cinematic … [Read more...]

Fox Releases Behind-The-Scenes Videos for Gotham

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New Fox TV series Gotham is just one of three DC Comics TV shows By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There is a general consensus among comic book fans: Marvel knows how to do comic book movies, while DC knows how to do comic book television shows. While I think the jury is still out on that, … [Read more...]

Vincent D’Onofrio Talks Daredevil, Kingpin, & How It All Ties Together Within The MCU

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the best casting choices I've seen for a television series was Marvel and Netflix casting Vincent D’Onofrio as the Kingpin for the Daredevil TV series -- a more perfect casting I couldn't have asked for. Screen Crush had a chance to sit down with … [Read more...]

Old Emmy favorites Breaking Bad, Modern Family top newcomers

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By Mary Milliken and Eric Kelsey - LOS ANGELES (Reuters) For all the talk about newcomers raising the game of television, the industry on Monday chose to bestow its top Emmys on the long-running shows "Breaking Bad" and "Modern Family" and long-time television actors who held off challenges from … [Read more...]

George RR Martin To Kill More Characters In Game of Thrones

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Here lie spoilers! Proceed with caution! By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) If you're a fan of Game of Thrones and thought the death of Robb and Catelyn Stark was going to be the last time you would suffer having to watch your favorite character die then, to quote Tyrion "you've come to the wrong … [Read more...]

Mythbusters’ Kari,Tory, & Grant Abruptly Leave Show

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There are a few shows I watch religiously. Game of Thrones and Doctor Who are two of them, but the longest standing show I've never missed an episode of (I think... I'll get back to this point in a bit) is Discovery Channel's Mythbusters. I still remember watching … [Read more...]

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