Joss Whedon On World-Building For Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) What Marvel Studios has done on the big screen is pretty unprecedented... Comic books have been intergrating stories like this for decades, but they have a pretty low overhead and generally much less people working on it. Marvel hires hundreds and hundreds of … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Bob Barker vs. Adam Sandler, Pt. 2! [NSFW]

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) It was one of the funniest brawls, Bob Barker vs. Adam Sandler in the classic 1996 comedy Happy Gilmore. And now, nearly 20 years later, Bob and Adam are at it again, but for a great cause, to help support autism programs. This is part of Comedy Central's Night of … [Read more...]

Teradek Announces VidiU Mini Live Streaming Box

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) What if I told you that you could create your own live internet broadcast television station for under $600, and do it with Teradek equipment? That's the promise behind the new VidiU Mini wireless video streaming box, which uses your smartphone to broadcast your … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Marvel Marathon: 11 Movies In 1 Sitting – Here’s Doddle’s Guide To Survive It!

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Do you love Marvel movies? If you're reading this, chances are you do, but do you love it enough to sit in a theater for about 29 hours watching every film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Regal Cinemas and AMC have announced that on April 29, Jon Favreau’s … [Read more...]

Netflix Abandons Net Neutrality In Deal Down Under

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But is there Net Neutrality stance a farce? One site thinks so By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) As Netflix continues its global march by announcing streaming service to Australia and New Zealand, one site thinks that they have abandoned their principled and high profile stance on Net Neutrality. … [Read more...]

My RØDE Reel 2015 Competition Announced

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Were you one of the over 1100 filmmakers from 76 countries who participated in last year's 'My RØDE Reel' short film competition? Well it's back, and this year, you have a shot at over $200,000 worth of gear and have you film judged by some of the masters in short … [Read more...]

2015 On Track For Big Box Office, Led By Avengers: Age of Ultron, Others

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) 2015 is already looking like a good year for movie theaters with early box office smash hits like Fifty Shades of Grey and American Sniper, pulling in $486.2 million and $440.7 million worldwide, respectively. And this is just the beginning of the year. Analysts … [Read more...]

The Saga of the Power Rangers R-Rated Fan Film

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Over the last few days, Adi Shankar released a fan film called Power/Rangers, which was an R-Rated take on the Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers property, as part of his bootleg universe short films. He has basically been producing high end fan films ever since he got … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Big Birdman

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) With the Oscars and accolades for Michael Keaton and Alejandro González Iñárritu's Birdman, it was only a matter of time before there were spoofs. And the best one I've seen so far is from Sesame Street called Big Birdman. Enjoy your weekend! … [Read more...]

Wipster Offers Cloud-Based Collaboration For Filmmakers and Editors

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Adobe Anywhere is a premiere collaboration tool that harnesses the power of the Cloud to enable production teams to work together from all over the world. But it's by no means the only option (such as AVID and Sony). There's a new sheriff in the town, and it's called … [Read more...]

VOD Movie Review: Citizenfour

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Did the NSA have foreknowledge that Citizenfour was going to win the Oscar for Best Documentary? Um, probably ... By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNEWS) Edward Snowden's whistleblowing actions about the mass indiscriminate and illegal invasions of privacy undertaken by the National Security Agency … [Read more...]

FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules Over Strong Objections

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) In a strictly party line, 3-2 vote, the five member commission that governs the FCC, approved Chairman Tom Wheeler's proposed Net Neutrality rules to govern the Internet. The vote was celebrated by those who wish to see the Internet remain an open and free portal, but … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Best Picture 2015: The Song

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Filmmaker and YouTuber Dustin McLean put together a little video for the Best Picture 2015 nominations, as we are just a couple of days away from The Oscars. What movie do you think will win Best Picture? Have a great weekend! Hat tip: Dustin McLean … [Read more...]

An Inside Look At PlayStation Network’s ‘Powers’ Series

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Superheroes are all the rage on both the big and small screens. Marvel has Agents of SHIELD and Agent Carter on ABC while DC has Gotham, Flash, Arrow, and Constantine on Fox, The CW, and NBC, respectively. Marvel even started moving into streaming territory with … [Read more...]

ARRI Announces 4K Unlocked In AMIRA’s SUP 2.0 Update

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Next update promises MPEG2 at 50MBps By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Last year, at IBC, ARRI declared that in a future firmware update, the ARRI AMIRA would be getting 4K recording at frame rates up to 60p. Not only that, but would be able to record in a wide variety of ultra high definition … [Read more...]

Robert Downey Jr. On Vision, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Avengers: Age of Ultron is almost upon us, and we still haven't seen hide nor hair of Paul Bettany's The Vision in the trailers (just in leaked promo images). Bettany has been voicing Tony Stark's AI named J.A.R.V.I.S. since the first Iron Man, but has now been … [Read more...]

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