Steven Spielberg’s Robopocalypse Is Still Alive

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Steven Spielberg's shelved science fiction epic Robopocalypse may be coming off the scrap heap sooner than anticipated. The status of the picture has been in limbo ever since the Jaws director pushed the project back indefinitely nearly two years ago. At that … [Read more...]

$1,000 4K Video App Drops To Under $50

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Vizzywig4K Shoots, Edits, and shares UHD Video By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) I have to admit, it's been a clever PR strategy. Remember that $1,000 iPhone App that promised to shoot 4K video? Well, a few weeks after lighting up the Internet with its ultra high definition capability, and its … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Grim Reaper Drone

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) You may have seen this, but it's still worth showcasing... The Grim Reaper Drone prank, from comedian Tom Mabe. He had the brilliant idea to scare the heck outta people, by taking a grim reaper Halloween costume (or decoration), and putting it over a drone. … [Read more...]

Film Gear Classifieds is Craigslist for the Film Industry

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The wife and I have a deal... If there's something new in the tech or filmmaking world I want, I have sell something old to pay for it. It's served us well over the last twenty years, and it's also kept my film closet from being cluttered with gear I don't use … [Read more...]

doddleNEWS Primer: Black Panther

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With a solo film coming soon, here's a doddleNEWS primer on Black Panther! By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I've always had a theory that Marvel won't be recasting Iron Man in the near future, and so far I think I'm right. There's just no way for them to produce more than three films a year, … [Read more...]

Top 5 Zombie Movies – A Fresh Look

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By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) Two-and-a-half years ago, I did a Top 5 Zombie Movies article, and I feel it's time to revisit the list, as new movies have opened, and I've had more time to consider the classics, as well. The Walking Dead is once again hitting ratings highs, as Rick and his … [Read more...]

VOD Movie Review: Snowpiercer

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By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNEWS) Usually, when the confined and abused underclass instigates a bloody revolt against the oppressor, the overthrow leads to an escape to a brighter, happier world. But in Snowpiercer, the twist is that there is no escape. No matter which section that the earth's … [Read more...]

James Cameron: Oculus Rift Is Kind Of A Yawner

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Technology obsessed director isn't all that impressed By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Avatar Director James Cameron, who has built a career on pushing the edge of the cinematic technological envelope has a very different view when it comes to Facebook's Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headset. … [Read more...]

Apple’s Tim Cook says ‘proud to be gay’

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(Reuters) Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook publicly came out as gay in an article he wrote in Bloomberg Businessweek. Cook has never previously acknowledged his sexual orientation. "So let me be clear: I'm proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me," Cook … [Read more...]

Time Warner Cable reports fall in video subscribers

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(Reuters) Time Warner Cable Inc, the second-largest U.S. cable TV operator, lost more residential video customers in the third quarter than in the preceding quarter. Net income attributable to common shareholders also fell to $499 million, or $1.76 per share, in the quarter ended Sept. 30, from … [Read more...]

Lenovo closes $2.91 billion acquisition of Motorola unit from Google

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BEIJING (Reuters) China's Lenovo Group Ltd said Thursday it has closed its $2.91 billion acquisition of the Motorola handset unit from Google Inc, paving the way for a fresh assault on the U.S. smartphone market. The purchase comes as Lenovo, the world's leading PC maker, ramps up its effort to … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction To The Final Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) In just under a month, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 hits the big screen. Like most young-adult-novels-turned-movies, the final chapter has been split into two parts. After President Snow's attempt to kill off Katniss Everdeen in the 75th Panem Hunger … [Read more...]

Terminator: Genisys Images and Plot Details Have Landed

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The original Terminator just celebrated its 30th anniversary, and now we get more Terminator goodness in the form of two official first looks at the characters of the next film, Terminator: Genisys, courtesy of EW. What's more, we've finally heard more information, … [Read more...]

Marvel Aftershocks: Avengers: Age of Ultron Clip and Agent Carter Teaser

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Hey, remember when I said it was likely that they would premiere the footage I saw at San Diego Comic-Con, where the Avengers were just hanging out, drinking beer and trying to pick up Thor's hammer in Avenger Tower for last night's episode of Agents of … [Read more...]

HitFilm 3 Announced With Special Upgrade Offer

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NLE offers redesigned features including visual effects proxy By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) There are some who haven't bought into Adobe's cloud based video editing offers, but who still are skittish about what the future holds for Apple Final Cut Pro X. And for those just looking to cut their … [Read more...]

Did the FCC Just Pave The Way For The Apple Television?

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New Proposed rules allow for live broadcast streaming on the Internet, Could be Aereo's Salvation By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) It's the rumor that just refuses to die. Even though the Apple television (sometimes called 'iTV') had all but turned into vaporware, this hasn't been from technical … [Read more...]

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