Interview: Afia Nathaniel & Her Award-Winning Film, Dukhtar – Part 1

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Photo credit: Armughan Hassan

"We took risks doing things in a way that is not done in our part of the world." - Afia Nathaniel By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNews) Selected as Pakistan's Official Entry for the Academy Awards' Best Foreign Language Film category, Dukhtar¬†(translation: Daughter) is a highly charged drama about … [Read more...]

James Miller’s DeLUT Sets: Killer Cinematic 3D LUTs


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) 3D LUTs are all the rage these days for the DSLR and small form camcorder (as well as the large body cameras), and for good reason. The beauty of a good set is a non-destructive way to manipulate your image from a standard, mundane look, to something far more … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature: Honest Trailer – Avengers: Age Of Ultron


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Avengers: Age of Ultron opened back in early May, and we've already had a two-parter How It Should Have Ended (see both here), and now that the mega-sequel is on digital download and Blu-ray, our friends over at Screen Junkies present to us, Honest Trailer: … [Read more...]

First Rungs: How Entertainment Women Execs Began Their Climb to the Top


By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNews) Mary Pickford had the right idea. Become a movie mogul by forming an independent film company in 1919 with three trusted colleagues (Charlie Chaplin, Douglas Fairbanks and D.W. Griffith), call it something catchy like United Artists, control your product from … [Read more...]

Voiceover Actors Of Video Games Are Nearing First Major Strike


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) One of my son's favorite actors is actually a voiceover actor named Troy Baker. Providing the voices of the Joker and other characters in animated TV series, Baker is also a very prolific video game voice actor for such games as Batman Arkham Knight and Uncharted 3. … [Read more...]

Happy Birthday Luke Skywalker

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(Editor's note: This was one our most popular stories, and since it's Mark Hamill's birthday, we wanted to share it with you!) By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) Mark Hamill was only 25 when he swung his first light saber, and some would say that it was the highlight of his career. The Jedi turns … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Drive Thru Food Fight With Joe Theismann

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) With football in full swing, the hilarious host of The Late Late Show, James Corden (who we've featured before on Friday's Funny Feature), has done two skits for Thursday Night Football. Last night's was very funny with Drive Thru Food Fight With Joe Theismann. Have … [Read more...]

New Amazon Fire TV Comes With 4K & Alexa For $100

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) What originally started as a replacement for film, 4K is now finding its way into many homes via a new generation of televisions. Capitalizing on that, Amazon has announced their new Fire TV set-top box will support 4K video but retain it's $99.99 price … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Honest Trailers: Furious 7


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Furious 7 is now available in a special extended edition Blu-ray and digital download, so it's appropriate for Friday's Funny Feature to have the Honest Trailer from our friends at Screen Junkies. Have a great weekend! … [Read more...]

You May Be Able To Stream All Six Star Wars Movies On Netflix Soon


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) One of the benefits of having an multi-year deal with Disney, in the year that Star Wars returns to the big screen, is that chances are, you'll be able to stream a few original Star Wars TV series. And maybe, just maybe, the original movies themselves. That's the hint … [Read more...]

IMAX To Start Producing Original Content


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) IMAX has become the little big projection system that could. What started off as a very niche large format platform, has become an integral component of big budget Hollywood films. Some tentpole films even go as far to shoot scenes specifically for the 70mm format … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Bat Blood: Batman V Superman / Bad Blood Parody


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) With rumors that WB wants more Dark Knight and less Man of Steel in Batman V Superman, our friends over at How It Should Have Ended came up with Bat Blood, a parody of Dawn of Justice and the Taylor Swift song, Bad Blood. There's a lot of pop culture movie and TV … [Read more...]

Danny Boyle Confirms Trainspotting Sequel Will Be His Next Film


By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Director Danny Boyle has confirmed that his next project will be Trainspotting sequel, Porno. The Oscar winning filmmaker revealed to Deadline that original cast members Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller and Robert Carlyle have all agreed to star. He … [Read more...]

Kevin Feige Almost Quit When Marvel’s Civil War Caused A Marvel Civil War


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Big changes behind the scenes happened at Marvel Studios in the past week, which ended with Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige no longer reporting to Marvel Entertainment CEO Ike Perlmutter, and instead report directly to Disney chief Alan Horn. After being given … [Read more...]

Joaquin Phoenix On Turning Down Blockbusters, Such As Doctor Strange

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Screen heavyweight Joaquin Phoenix thinks blockbuster movies neglect character development in favour of action set pieces. The Master actor was reportedly in talks with Marvel about playing Doctor Strange before Benedict Cumberbatch took the role.¬†Speaking with Time … [Read more...]

Movie Review: The Transporter Refueled


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the very first things Ed Skrein says in The Transporter Refueled is, "I mean, as soon as they come up with something, they come up with something else. Makes you wonder if they will have no use for guys like me." We can only dream that this is so for the … [Read more...]