Ridley Scott Will Not Direct Blade Runner 2

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) In a surprising development, Ridley Scott will NOT direct Blade Runner 2, the follow-up to his sci-fi classic – but will produce the project instead. Variety confirmed the news following an interview with the British director, who was promoting his biblical epic … [Read more...]

Black Friday Offers Good Deals For Filmmakers

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Software sales top the list By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With Black Friday right around the corner, you may be interested in several websites featuring filmmaking tools are offering great deals for shopping's biggest day. Most of the deals are wrapped around software and assets that can be … [Read more...]

Netflix Picks Up Tina Fey Doomsday Comedy

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Sophomore season added after NBC Comedy failed to premiere on schedule By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Netflix continues its high profile strategy of giving under performing series a second life, which started with Arrested Development, has continued with the A&E procedural Longmire, and now … [Read more...]

Benchmarks Point To iPhone 6 & 6 Plus’ 4K Capability

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A8 Chip can handle ultra high definition streams By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When Apple introduced an incredible new iPhone this past September, some were disappointed that the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus didn't leap with both feet into the deep end of the 4K pool. The conventional wisdom was that … [Read more...]

Paul Greengrass To Direct New Film Adaptation Of George Orwell’s 1984

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Paul Greengrass is set to adapt one of the greatest novels of all time to the big screen - George Orwell's 1984. This will be the third time the novel has been made into a feature film, with the last incarnation, released in 1984, starring John Hurt and Richard … [Read more...]

HBO GO Now On Microsoft’s XBox One

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Streaming Service does not require separate XBox Live subscription By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Microsoft has put a new app on the XBox One interface that will bring HBO GO streaming to the game platform. That means users can enjoy a game of Titanfall just before they sit down to the next … [Read more...]

Christopher Nolan Set To Release Interstellar Documentary

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Christopher Nolan is developing a documentary about his latest blockbuster Interstellar, in order to explore the environmental issues raised in the film. Starring Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain, and Anne Hathaway, the movie has sparked debate among critics and … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – How Guardians of the Galaxy Should Have Ended

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Before you ask, "Is nothing sacred?", this is a pretty funny cartoon from the team behind How It Should Have Ended! Guardians of the Galaxy is one of the best films of 2014, and director James Gunn and Marvel Studios really knocked it out of the park. The world … [Read more...]

Here We Go Again – Dish Goes to War with CBS

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Turner, CNN Networks also to get dropped over carriage fee dispute By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) I don't know about you, but I'm getting pretty darned tired of the digital brinkmanship being displayed by broadcasters and carriers over licensing fees. Last year it was CBS and Time Warner Cable … [Read more...]

Guardians of the Galaxy Awesome Mix, Vol. 1 Free Today on Google Play

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) It could be the greatest movie soundtrack ever. Seriously, the Guardians of the Galaxy Awesome Mix, Volume 1 hits every single note with an emotional punch that is perfectly suited for the scenes in which they are used. So much so, that they're characters in the film … [Read more...]

Streaming TV Series Review: Transparent

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Transparent streams on Amazon Prime By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNEWS) Let’s say your family is gathering en masse for the upcoming holidays – and let’s say that after the fourth football game and the third mash-up of the Thanksgiving leftovers, it’s agreed that there’s been enough … [Read more...]

Netflix Picks Up Longmire

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Season 4 Will Stream in 2015 By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When I first heard that the A&E cowboy police drama Longmire was canceled, my first thought was "no way, that can't be true." Longmire was one of A&E's highest rated dramas, and yet the cable broadcaster pulled the plug after … [Read more...]

doddleTALKS Tech Episode 29: Traveling Through Time With Travis Richey

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) How does an actor parlay a bit role on Yahoo's Community into his own web series with the blessing of Doctor Who and the BBC? Travis Richey, who played Inspector Spacetime, joins us on doddleTALKS Tech, to discuss how fans of his character practically created his … [Read more...]

Amazon Studios Announces New Pilot Line-Up

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Seven Pilots will Vie for Viewer Attention By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Amazon Studios announced their 2015 slate of pilots, which includes comedies, hour long dramas, and even a documentary series. But what has always been interesting about how Amazon greenlights their original series faire … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – All About That Base, Star Wars Parody

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) As we start to count down to the final year-plus until we get a new live-action Star Wars film, the creative dudes and dudettes over at Nerdist have already started a funny new wave of parodies with All About That Base, which is an obvious -- and fairly creative -- … [Read more...]

Live Nation, Vice to launch digital music platform

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) Concert promoter Live Nation Entertainment and youth media company Vice have formed a joint venture to launch a digital platform that delivers live music, documentaries, and other programming to online and mobile audiences, the companies said on Wednesday. The platform will … [Read more...]

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