Comedians, fans, royalty mourn death of Joan Rivers

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By Patricia Reaney - NEW YORK (Reuters) Comedians, friends, and fans on Friday paid tribute and mourned the loss of Joan Rivers, the sassy, sharp-tongued, brutally honest comedy legend who died a week after her heart stopped during an outpatient medical procedure. Rivers, 81, passed away … [Read more...]

Watch The Final Star Wars Rebels Short Film

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The last of the four Star Wars Rebels short films has been released (click here for the previous episodes). This time it focuses in on the protagonist Ezra and his sticky fingers while hinting at his force abilities. Here's how Disney XD describes the short: In … [Read more...]

Comedian Joan Rivers dies at age 81, daughter says

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NEW YORK (Reuters) The comedian Joan Rivers died in New York on Thursday, a week after she suffered cardiac arrest during an outpatient medical procedure, her daughter said in a statement. She was 81. "It is with great sadness that I announce the death of my mother, Joan Rivers. She passed … [Read more...]

Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve 11 – A Review: Part 3

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By Jeremiah Hall (doddleNEWS) doddleNEWS' Jeremiah Hall is taking a look at Blackmagic Design's DaVinci Resolve 11. For part one of the article, click here. For part two, click here. When it comes to Resolve 11 and effects, the basics are there. Editors can change opacity; composite mode; and … [Read more...]

Doctor Who Review – Into The Dalek

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The Daleks are back! By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) It's week two of Season 8 of Doctor Who, and we find Into the Dalek ... the Doctor getting caught up in a skirmish against a human rebel fleet and the Dalek's! Yep, our favorite annoying villains are back and the Doctor has to ... wait ... … [Read more...]

Comedian Joan Rivers moved to private room from intensive care: daughter

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NEW YORK (Reuters) Comedian Joan Rivers, who suffered cardiac arrest last week, has been moved out of an intensive care unit in a New York hospital and into a private room, her daughter said on Wednesday. Rivers, 81, is "being kept comfortable" in a private room at Mount Sinai Hospital on … [Read more...]

Amazon Is Bringing Back The Tick

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) "SPOOOOOOOOON!" The battle-cry of the legendary superhero The Tick is set to be unleashed again. Back in the mid-nineties, a great cartoon series lampooning superhero tropes by the name of The Tick premiered, and it was one of my favorite Saturday morning cartoons … [Read more...]

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...]

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