Canon Announces Huge 4K Cinema Lens


Focal ranging from 50-1000mm By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) In an effort to boost the capability of their ultra high definition Canon C500 Cinema Camera, Lake Success has released a colossus of a lens called the "Cine Servo Ultra Telephoto Zoom Lens, that they claim is the ‘world’s longest … [Read more...]

Behind The Scenes With Ridley Scott’s New Halo Series


Halo Nightfall to Premiere with Master Chief Video Game Collection By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Although Microsoft has decided to shutter their XBox Originals production studio, that doesn't mean a Halo Cinematic Universe is dead. Quite the contrary. When Machinima showed the Halo web … [Read more...]

Doctor Who Review: Flatline

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Finally. FINALLY! An episode of Doctor Who that you can sit back and enjoy without so much as a worry about what writer/executive producer Stephen Moffat is doing to the 12th Doctor. In Flatline, the Doctor promises to get Clara back home in time for her lunch date … [Read more...]

Elizabeth Peña, 1959-2014

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By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) The stars above the Hollywood hills are a bit dimmer with the loss of actress Elizabeth Peña at the age of 55. Peña may recently have been most known for her work on “Modern Family” as the mother of Sofia Vergara’s character, Gloria, but her work spans back … [Read more...]

Friends will ‘be there for you’ in Netflix streaming deal

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) "Friends" may have wrapped up ten years ago, but Ross, Chandler, Monica, Rachel, Phoebe and Joey will appear on Netflix beginning in January, Warner Bros. TV and the online Internet-streaming service said. All 236 episodes of the popular NBC 10-season series, one of the … [Read more...]

Comic Books Bringing Favorite TV Shows, Films Back To Life


By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) How many times has your favorite TV show ended its season in a cliffhanger, only to be canceled? Maybe you’re just not ready to let go of your favorite show even though its aired the series finale. There is a wave of development in the past few years in the realm … [Read more...]

Time Warner to launch HBO as streaming broadband service


By Jennifer Saba - NEW YORK (Reuters) Time Warner Inc's HBO will launch a standalone online streaming service next year to make hit shows such as "Game of Thrones" available to people who do not subscribe to cable television. The move to take HBO "over-the-top" - media jargon that means … [Read more...]

Netflix reports quarterly net subscriber additions below forecast

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(Reuters) Netflix Inc reported quarterly net subscriber additions below its forecast due to lower subscriber growth in the United States, sending the video-streaming company's shares down as much as 27 percent in extended trading. Netflix added a net of about 3 million customers worldwide in the … [Read more...]

Bill Murray and Sofia Coppola Join Forces For Christmas TV Special

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Bill Murray is one of Hollywood's more mercurial talents, however nobody could have predicted that he is planning on doing a Christmas TV special. What makes this story even more bizarre is that art house favorite and Lost in Translation filmmaker Sofia Coppola will direct the show. Little else … [Read more...]

Toyota Uses Every Single Camera Trick In Ad


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) In what seems to be a filmmaker's love letter to his craft, a Toyota Corolla commercial pays tribute to the exploding technological world of cinemtography by using just about every camera tool in the book to shoot it. From GoPros (on a turtle no less) to Octocopters, … [Read more...]

Doritos Crash the Super Bowl Competition Is Back


2014 Winners will work for Universal Pictures plus earn a cool million dollars By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) If you're ready for some football, then you know it's also time for the Doritos Crash the Super Bowl competition. The annual contest, invites filmmakers to submit an ad featuring their … [Read more...]

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon Develop Syfy’s Incorporated

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Ben Affleck and Matt Damon have joined forces once again – this time on the small screen. The Good Will Hunting duo are exec-producing, through their Pearl Street Films company, Incorporated for Syfy, according to THR. The drama centers on one man's fight to … [Read more...]

Doctor Who Review: Mummy on the Orient Express


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) This week's review of Doctor Who is for episode 8, Mummy on the Orient Express, and harkens to the classic Agatha Christie novel, but in space. Yes, that's right, in space. It starts with a passenger on the Orient Express, coming face-to-face with an ancient curse. A … [Read more...]

Screenwriting 101: The Art of Comedy


By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) Almost every film has some comedy in it. The fact is, life has funny moments, and to ignore or deny those moments in your story is to do it and your audience a disservice. Comedy is an art form. Comic timing and the ability to weave jokes and other comic elements … [Read more...]

New Star Wars Rebels Episode Unveiled At NYCC

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Sometimes patience pays off... unfortunately, I’m really bad with having patience. I’ve already seen not only the first episode of Star Wars Rebels after the TV movie pilot, but now I’ve also seen the October 27th episode for the show at the NYCC panel, as … [Read more...]

Marvel Releases New Daredevil Images, Info At NYCC

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Marvel Studios finally revealed more details about its upcoming Daredevil TV series at the New York Comic Con, which is set to premiere on Netflix in 2015. Marvel had been keeping most of the details under wraps, so it’s nice to finally start seeing some … [Read more...]

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