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    Comic-Con 2014 Wrap-Up: A Marvelous Four Days

    Marvel may have won the battle at Hall H, but there was plenty of excitement to go around By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Comic-Con. It's grinding. It's grueling. It's an exercise in geek dominated, marathon-style determination. And it's a gas. Everyone should attend Comic-con at least once, and this year may have been one of the best. Although, to be honest, the first few days, I rather felt that it was going to be a quieter con, figuring … Read More>>

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    Comic-Con: Star Wars Rebels Panel Introduces Heroes

    Producer gives behind the scenes of new Disney series By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) It is a dark time in a galaxy far, far away. The Old Republic, and the Jedi Order, have fallen, and the Empire is tightening its grip on star systems, and hunting down the last remnants of the Jedi. With the newly self-proclaimed Emperor relentlessly pursuing them with forces led by the evil Inquisitor, the stage is set for Disney's newest Star Wars animated … Read More>>

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    Comic-Con Day 1: Nolan and Cumberbatch Wow Crowds with Surprises

    By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Twitter exploded today when news came from Hall H during the Paramount presentation that Dark Knight and Interstellar director Christopher Nolan crashed the party and gave fans a sneak peak at the new trailer for his science fiction epic. Not to be outdone, ol' Sherlock himself, Benedict Cumberbatch, who is doing a voice for Penguins, also marveled fans to the point where Yahoo declared him the winner of Comic-Con … Read More>>

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    Venice film festival to kick off with black comedy ‘Birdman’

    ROME (Reuters) Mexican director Alejandro Inarritu opens this year's Venice film festival with the premier of "Birdman," a black comedy that heads a 55-strong selection leaning heavily towards war and recession, festival director Alberto Barbera said on Thursday. As well as "Birdman", starring Michael Keaton as a fading action hero, 19 other films are in the main competition, including "Manglehorn", starring Al Pacino, "Good Kill" with Ethan … Read More>>

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Comic-Con 2014 Wrap-Up: A Marvelous Four Days

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Marvel may have won the battle at Hall H, but there was plenty of excitement to go around By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Comic-Con. It's grinding. It's grueling. It's an exercise in geek dominated, marathon-style determination. And it's a gas. Everyone should attend Comic-con at least once, and … [Read More...]

Comic-Con: Star Wars Rebels Panel Introduces Heroes

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Producer gives behind the scenes of new Disney series By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) It is a dark time in a galaxy far, far away. The Old Republic, and the Jedi Order, have fallen, and the Empire is tightening its grip on star systems, and hunting down the last remnants of the Jedi. With the … [Read More...]

Comic-Con Day 1: Nolan and Cumberbatch Wow Crowds with Surprises

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Twitter exploded today when news came from Hall H during the Paramount presentation that Dark Knight and Interstellar director Christopher Nolan crashed the party and gave fans a sneak peak at the new trailer for his science fiction epic. Not to be outdone, ol' … [Read More...]

Venice film festival to kick off with black comedy ‘Birdman’

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ROME (Reuters) Mexican director Alejandro Inarritu opens this year's Venice film festival with the premier of "Birdman," a black comedy that heads a 55-strong selection leaning heavily towards war and recession, festival director Alberto Barbera said on Thursday. As well as "Birdman", starring … [Read More...]

Comic-Con 2014: Preview Night Wrap-Up

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) On the eve of Comic-Con, known affectionately as Preview Night, was the 7th annual premiere of episodes of new shows from Warner Brothers Television. In particular, as we sat down in Ballroom 20, we were looking forward mostly to the pilot episode of The Flash, which … [Read More...]

Pre-Ordering Begins for Atomos Shogun 4K Recorder

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Offers free gift for pre-orders By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) What a difference a year can make. A year ago, Atomos executives weren't sure the world was ready for 4K, and now they've has starting taking preorders for its Shogun Ultra High Definition external video recorder. The 4K recorder … [Read More...]

Comic-Con 2014: Panels You Don’t Want to Miss

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... and One You Will By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) San Diego Comic-Con is quite literally right around the corner and the pop culture geek fest is going to have hundreds of thousands of fans of movies, television, video games ... and yeah, comic books, descend upon it to celebrate the annual … [Read More...]

Cine Gear Announces Best Technology Winners

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Expo Technical Awards for 2014 By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Even though Cine Gear happened last Spring, the technical awards for best technology in the industry were just given out, and here is a list of the winners honoring the Best in New Technology for 2014 ... The Cine Gear Expo Technical … [Read More...]

DJI Begins Shipping Ronin 3-Axis Stabilizer

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  UPDATE: According to B&H, the Ronin doesn't ship until August 2014. Price dropped to under $5,000 By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The 3-axis stabilizer. We've talked to death about the fact that it's a game changer. Now, a year in, it's about as common place as the Steadicam, and … [Read More...]

ARRI May Have Dominated the Oscars, But Sundance is a Different Story

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Camera Use Wide Spread Across All Models By James DeRuvo When it comes to the cameras a shooter chooses for his project, ARRI may have dominated Academy Award nominated features, but when it comes to the indepedent world of the Sundance film festival, the use of a wide variety of camera models … [Read More...]

e3: Sony Announces PlayStation TV, A $99 Apple TV & Roku Killer

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Will play older PlayStation and PSVita games, as well as stream content By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Diving in to the deep end of an already insanely competitive streaming box market, Sony announced the PlayStation TV, a $99 video box that not only will provide streaming of audio and video … [Read More...]

Cine Gear: Atomos Announces Affordable CFast Cards for Digital Imaging

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Designed for Ninja Star ProRes recorders By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When I was at NAB 2014, it was kinda difficult to get into the Atomos booth to check out their new hardware, because of the scantily clad booth babes in body paint ,which they used for models for video recording subjects. … [Read More...]

Apple Hires Away Nokia PureView Expert

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Move Could Signal Plans to Upgrade Phone Camera Design By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) In a move that could signal their plans to dramatically upgrade the capabilities of an already solid digital camera array in the iPhone, Apple has hired away one of Nokia's top PureView camera engineers. Ari … [Read More...]

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