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...]

Movie Review: Star Trek Beyond


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) JJ Abrams' reboot of Star Trek and I have had an interesting relationship over the past seven years. As much as I liked the first film, it really didn't feel anything like Star Trek. Sure, the names sounded familiar but this was definitely not the franchise I grew … [Read more...]

Comic-Con 2016: Day 1

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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...]

Batman Movie Set In Arkham Asylum With Multiple Villains?


By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Ben Affleck's solo Batman film will reportedly be set in Arkham Asylum and will feature a 'lot of villains'. While this does sound exciting, it should be taken with a large pinch of salt, as reputable fansite Batman-On-Film – which has broken big stories in the … [Read more...]

Getting Started With Media 100 – Part 15: Waveform Monitor


By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In a previous lesson, in our look at Media 100, talked about working with the ClipFX Parameter (click here), and before that, we discussed the ColorFX Parameters (click here and here), and some of the options for effecting your color/luminance like Curves, and … [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...]

A Geek’s Reaction To xXx: The Return of Xander Cage Trailer


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) It's been fourteen years since Vin Diesel played Xander Cage in Rob Cohen’s xXx (2002), and now, he's finally back with xXx: The Return of Xander Cage after being replaced by Ice Cube's Darius Stone in the sequel (2005). Sure Cage was mentioned to be dead in … [Read more...]

JJ Abrams Wants A Star Wars Spinoff About the Knights of Ren


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Before Star Wars: The Force Awakens premiered, many of us wondered about Kylo Ren, who belonged to a mysterious order known as the Knights of Ren. When the film finally premiered we learned nothing new about the order other than they somehow managed to kill off … [Read more...]

Star Trek 4: Chekov Won’t Be Recast; Final Star Trek Beyond Trailer


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) On the heels of the news that Star Trek 4 has been officially announced, and just a few days away from Star Trek Beyond's premiere, Paramount has released one final trailer for the third outing. The one minute trailer seems to feature mostly new footage from the … [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...]

Freefly Offers Discounts On Refurbished Cinema Gear


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When you want to buy a new gimbal or drone, but you the new sale price is high, you may want to look around the company's website for a possible refurbished section. Usually, these are items that were either returned and therefore open box, or gently used and then … [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...]