Facebook Wants To Become The New YouTube


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Facebook has a plan to kill YouTube, and it involves a death by a thousand cuts. OK, maybe not kill it, per se. With over a billion YouTube members worldwide, they'd have to fight a protracted war for years to actually cause the video portal to close its doors. But … [Read more...]

Vimeo Announces Cameo Mobile Video Editing App


by James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When it comes to mobile filmmaking, the mobile phone or tablet is an incredible filmmaking tool. Granted, most of the apps available are written for iOS devices like the iPhone and iPad, and that may be a frustrating thing for Android fans. But there's no denying that … [Read more...]

Producers Turn To Crowdfunding To Finish Orson Welles’ Last Movie


Update: Just under 2 weeks to help fund and finish Orson Welles' final film, The Other Side of the Wind! 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 … [Read more...]

Streaming Review: Sense8


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I've been saying for a long time that the Wachowskis should be making television because of their love for world building and complex ideas, and have proved my point with their new series Sense8. The premise of the series revolves around eight characters from … [Read more...]

Ex-Top Gear Stars Could Premiere New Show Exclusively On Netflix

Top Gear

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Top Gear is the most widely watched factual program-- in the woooorld. Unfortunately, for all of its popularity, that didn't stop BBC2 from firing star Jeremy Clarkson after a row with a producer from the show. His co-hosts Richard Hammond and James May declined … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Jurassic Park

everything wrong with jurassic park

By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) With Jurassic World opening (read our review here), it's the best time to unleash a few hilarious videos for Friday's Funny Feature, relating to Jurassic Park and its sequels (including Jurassic World). Have a great weekend! First up is The Lost World: Jurassic … [Read more...]

Jon Bernthal Cast As The Punisher For Daredevil Season 2!

the punisher marvel

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The general consensus in the fan community when it comes to live action comic book properties is that DC Entertainment has television nailed, while Marvel has the movies figured out. Strangely, I think the strongest offering that Marvel has created has to be … [Read more...]

Apple’s WWDC Keynote Focuses On Software

OS X El Capitan

By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) We were hoping that we'd get a new Apple TV today, but rumors came out over the weekend that the completely redesigned streaming box, that promised to become a home entertainment hub, would not be ready for prime time. As such, we had to settle for two hours of … [Read more...]

Brian Grazer: Arrested Development Returns To Netflix For Season 5 In 2016


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The cult comedy is returning to Netflix as executive producer Brian Grazer revealed Arrested Development is coming back to the small screen with another season. While the stream service-cum-studio has yet to make an official announcement, Grazer shared the details … [Read more...]

No, Netflix Is Not Going To Start Including Commercials

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But that doesn't mean it won't later ... By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Recently, Netflix conducted a test, inserting ads into select video streams of original Netflix programs. And no, they weren't putting in commercials for Rogaine or any other product, it was more interstitial bumper ads for … [Read more...]

NBC Releases All 13 Episodes Of Aquarius Online

aquarius nbc

By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) After watching the two-hour network premiere of Aquarius with David Duchovny on NBC, their weekly summer drama, I was immediately reminded of the less-than-sunny things from the 1960's. Sure there was some fantastic music, and hey, we went to the moon. But outside of … [Read more...]

Watch Online: ‘Kung Fury,’ Featuring Nazis, Dinosaurs, & Vikings

Kung Fury

Warning: NSFW! By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I love a good dramatic film crafted with care, featuring sublime performances and complex characters in realistic situations. I also love big blockbuster films that take me on an exhilarating ride that fuels my adrenaline. Then there's a third … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – The Rock Performs Wedding Surprise For Fan

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) We're big fans of Screen Junkies and their Honest Trailers, and of course they do many other things, including interviews with their reporter, Nick Mundy, who also happens to be friends with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. As it turns out, The Rock and Screen Junkies … [Read more...]

Charter Communications To Buy Time Warner Cable


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Fresh from the ashes of their failed merger with Comcast, Time Warner Cable may have found a better suitor in Charter Communications. The proposed sale, at a reported $195 a share (approx $55B) will make Charter/Time Warner Cable a potent force in the cable and … [Read more...]

Teaser: Sofia Coppola’s A Very Murray Christmas

A Very Bill Murray Christmas

By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) The teaser for Sofia Coppola's A Very Murray Christmas, starring comedy icon Bill Murray, has arrived online. Take a look at the brief preview here: It doesn't give much a way about the Christmas Special, but shows the Ghostbusters actor wearing novelty antlers … [Read more...]

MIT Offers College-Level Film Classes Online For Free

MIT Open Courseware

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...]

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