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    BFI London Film Festival Wrap-Up

    By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) I was lucky enough to enjoy a week at the 58th BFI London Film Festival, where I saw a number of movies which will undoubtedly challenge for the top honors come Oscar time. First up was Wild starring Reese Witherspoon as a troubled divorcee attempting to walk from California to Canada. Directed by Jean-Marc Vallee (Dallas Buyers Club), the film is touching, funny and all about its lead Witherspoon. I fully … Read More>>

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    London Film Festival Movie Review: Whiplash, 2014′s Best Film

    By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Whiplash is quite simply the best film of 2014 – the movie is exhilarating, witty, and brilliant. At the press screening I attended, there was a huge applause when the credits rolled, the whole audience was blown away by this extraordinary picture, which left jaded film writers shaking as they left the theatre. Directed by relative newcomer Damien Chazelle, the story centers on a young drummer, Andrew Neyman … Read More>>

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    New Star Wars Rebels Episode Unveiled At NYCC

    By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Sometimes patience pays off... unfortunately, I’m really bad with having patience. I’ve already seen not only the first episode of Star Wars Rebels after the TV movie pilot, but now I’ve also seen the October 27th episode for the show at the NYCC panel, as well. Some spoilers lie ahead! The quality of the show is top notch, and it even takes a few famous quotes from the original trilogy, and turns … Read More>>

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    Marvel Releases New Daredevil Images, Info At NYCC

    By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Marvel Studios finally revealed more details about its upcoming Daredevil TV series at the New York Comic Con, which is set to premiere on Netflix in 2015. Marvel had been keeping most of the details under wraps, so it’s nice to finally start seeing some details emerge. First up, we finally know who Rosario Dawson will be playing in the series, and it's Claire Temple, who was a nurse in the comic books. … Read More>>

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BFI London Film Festival Wrap-Up

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) I was lucky enough to enjoy a week at the 58th BFI London Film Festival, where I saw a number of movies which will undoubtedly challenge for the top honors come Oscar time. First up was Wild starring Reese Witherspoon as a troubled divorcee attempting to walk from … [Read More...]

London Film Festival Movie Review: Whiplash, 2014′s Best Film

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Whiplash is quite simply the best film of 2014 – the movie is exhilarating, witty, and brilliant. At the press screening I attended, there was a huge applause when the credits rolled, the whole audience was blown away by this extraordinary picture, which left jaded … [Read More...]

New Star Wars Rebels Episode Unveiled At NYCC

Star Wars Rebels

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Sometimes patience pays off... unfortunately, I’m really bad with having patience. I’ve already seen not only the first episode of Star Wars Rebels after the TV movie pilot, but now I’ve also seen the October 27th episode for the show at the NYCC panel, as … [Read More...]

Marvel Releases New Daredevil Images, Info At NYCC

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Marvel Studios finally revealed more details about its upcoming Daredevil TV series at the New York Comic Con, which is set to premiere on Netflix in 2015. Marvel had been keeping most of the details under wraps, so it’s nice to finally start seeing some … [Read More...]

New York Comic Con Panels Missed The Mark This Year

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Maybe it’s because I feel like I was just at the exciting San Diego Comic-Con, or maybe it’s the actual programs this year, but the panels at New York Comic Con are kind of boring. As far as I can tell, I’m one of the few people who loves the panels the most … [Read More...]

Do Cinematographers Prefer Dynamic Range to 4K?

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4K Development sparking interesting debate By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) As we move headlong into 4K at 100 miles an hour, there's a cadre of experienced cinematographers that are very vocal about the fact that 4K isn't the end all be all of resolution. And more often than not, dynamic range … [Read More...]

Freefly Introduces The MōVI Ring

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MōVI Ring offers easier hand held control By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Runners and gunners like to call it the "Fig Rig." Originally invented by director Mike Figgis to make hand held camera operation a bit easier to control, as you move from one place to the next. The Fig Rig has been one of … [Read More...]

Far from Hollywood din, New York Film Festival puts focus on quality

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By Patricia Reaney - NEW YORK (Reuters) Cannes has its coveted prizes and Sundance its lucrative deals, but the New York Film Festival, unencumbered by awards or marketing, says its mission is simple: to present the year's best in world cinema. The 52nd annual event, which opens Friday, is for … [Read More...]

The AJA CION Comes Closer To Joining 4K Game

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Footage Released Gets Rave Reviews By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Back at NAB, AJA introduced their CION 4K professional digital video camera, which looks to be largely aimed at the studio/ENG community. The camera was built around a 4 APS-C Sensor, flanked by a global shutter and an optical low … [Read More...]

RED Shows Off New Touchscreen Monitor At IBC

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Last weekend at IBC, RED rolled out a pair of new products including a 7-inch touch screen display. Also showcased are two new DSMC Interchangeable Optical Low Pass Filters, including one for Skin Tone-Highlight and one for Low Light Optimized … [Read More...]

Canon Finally Announces The 7D Mk. II

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Dual Digic 6 Processors Drive APS-C Sensor By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The rumors have been flying fast and furious for years, and now, it's time for the Canon 7D Mk. II to come out of the shadows and into the light. And while we were hoping that the 7D Mk. II would go full frame, apparently, … [Read More...]

SanDisk Announces Half Terabyte SD Cards For 4K Video

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And it's not cheap By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Geez. It wasn't all that long ago that we were using 128MB SD cards, and they've been getting larger and larger, almost by the minute. And while a 64GB Class 10 SD card has been doing it for must runners and gunners in the DSLR world, with the … [Read More...]

Freefly Responds to Competition, Lowers Pricing on MōVI

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) There's no doubt that since Freefly Systems launched their innovative MōVI line of three axis gimbal based stabilizers, competiting companies have been picking away at their marketshare in order to get a piece of the motion cinema pie. And each with varying degrees of … [Read More...]

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