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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) For every budding filmmaker, the question of whether to go to film school is almost Shakespearean. To film school or not to film school. That is the question. Some believe that going the route of Robert Rodriguez or Kevin Smith is just as good as going to film schools … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Transformers Ruin Your Favorite Movies


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) With news of an A-list team of writers tackling the Transformers Cinematic Universe, it seems appropriate that Funny Or Die has some clever editing that has the Transformers popping up in movies we all love, and it's Friday's Funny Feature. Enjoy your … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Everything Wrong With Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Mad Max: Fury Road has finally opened, and it's everything we're hoping for (read our review here), but for Friday's Funny Feature, we must turn it over to our friends at CinemaSins, as they find Everything Wrong With Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome. Have a great … [Read more...]

Producers Turn To Crowdfunding To Finish Orson Welles’ Last Movie


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When Orson Welles died in 1985, he was 45 minutes into what would be his last film. Called "The Other Side of the Wind," the film was meant to examine relationships in Hollywood  and featured such luminaries as John Huston, Dennis Hopper, Mercedes McCambridge, and … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction To Netflix’s Sense8 Trailer


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There's one thing I keep saying about the Wachowski siblings, they're in the wrong medium. The world building they did in The Matrix sequels is ripe for hours and hours of television, rather than two movies. Even Jupiter Ascending, for all of its flaws, had a lot … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Arnold Schwarzenegger & More Than Words

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It's a double Friday's Funny Feature, with Arnold and a remake of Extreme's More Than Words! By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Last time we featured a James Corden clip, it was he and Tom Hanks acting out Tom's movies in a matter of minutes, and it was hilarious! This time, James and Arnold … [Read more...]

Myst TV Series May Be Coming To Hulu


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of my all time favorite video games growing up was Myst, which is exceptionally odd. First of all, I like my fantasy with action, which Myst had none of, and, second of all, I hate puzzle games, which Myst had entirely too much of. The game, however, defied … [Read more...]

Machinima Picks Up RoboCop, Several DC Comics Web Series, & More


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Machinima Inc. has gone through its share of growing pains. The company is one of the largest narrative web series creator and media streaming websites on the internet. It has hosted some pretty big name series, like Mortal Kombat: Legacy, Halo 4: Forward Unto … [Read more...]

RocketJump Film School Launches On YouTube


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Freddie Wong is a YouTube sensation, this we know. But what you probably didn't know is that with his company RocketJump, he's launched a film school on YouTube that his fans can use to get into making movies and do it right. And it's finally just gone live. … [Read more...]

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


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 (updated: today!), … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – The Batman V Superman Trailer Responses

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) After Warner Bros. and director Zack Snyder did an early release of the Batman V Superman trailer, due to a leak, it was only a matter of time before the 'meh' nature of the preview got parodied. Plus, it's hard to follow something like the amazing second Star Wars: … [Read more...]

YouTube To Stop Working On Early Apple TVs


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) If you're still using a generation one or two Apple TV, early Smart TVs, and a host of other devices, you're about to lose the ability to stream YouTube. Citing new "architecture" in it's API that will bring about some new features , the streaming portal announced … [Read more...]

NAB 2015: & Wipster, Cloud-Based Production Management Services For Collaboration


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) You are probably familiar with Adobe Anywhere and Avid Everywhere, which use the power of the Cloud to manage production and collaborate all over the world. But those two 800 pound gorillas aren't the only services in the online collaboration game. Last week at NAB, … [Read more...]

NAB 2015: ABC & Disney To Revolutionize TV, Goes Completely Cloud-Based

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) It was only a matter of time before television started moving from a hardware/SDI based infrastructure to a software based IP and cloud one. This year at NAB Show 2015, Disney / ABC Television Group revealed a collaboration with Imagine Communications to move its … [Read more...]

Dailymotion Launches Its First Scripted Original Series, Portal


By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Dailymotion, a popular video-sharing website, has launched its first scripted original series, science fiction thriller Portal. Produced and directed by Mark Ashmore, the show evolves around virtual legal highs, where people get kicks from escaping reality – a … [Read more...]

Streaming Review: Marvel’s Daredevil – Season One


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Daredevil is a very hard superhero to describe, because when you come right down to it, he's a blind man who can 'see.' The truth of the matter is that he's also an incredibly well-trained fighter, and the senses he has left are so attuned, that he can tell what … [Read more...]

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