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      Sigma Cine High Speed Zoom Lens Pricing and Availability is Here!

      By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Last month at IBC, Sigma, one of the best manufacturers of interchangeable lenses for digital photography cameras, announced that they were moving into the high-end commercial and film industries with a new line of cinema lenses. They released the specifications for two High Speed Zoom Line, a FF Zoom Line, and a FF High Speed Prime Line, with an expected release time frame of late 2016 and early 2017 but no … Read More>>

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      In Pricing Dispute With Amazon, GoPro Removes Listings

      By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Amazon is no stranger to disputes with the makers and providers of the products they sell. We've seen them pull books, and other products just to force companies to give them a better deal. But GoPro is going the other way, pulling their premiere products over unfavorable pricing that violates their deal with e-commerce site. And it could cost them millions. … Read More>>

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      Flash Porter Provides Instant Backup for Videos While in the Field

      By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The more resolution we get on our cameras, the more we need to offload it for safe keeping. And if you're out in the field and shooting on SD cards, or on the slopes shredding some moves and you're running out of space on your GoPro or iPhone, there's a new device currently on Kickstarter that promises to securely backup those clips for later. … Read More>>

    • In Universal Pictures’ "Kevin Hart: What Now?," comedic rock-star KEVIN HART follows up his 2013 hit stand-up concert movie Let Me Explain, which grossed $32 million domestically and became the third-highest live stand-up comedy movie of all time.  Hart takes center stage in this groundbreaking, record-setting, sold-out performance of “What Now?”—filmed outdoors in front of 50,000 people at Philadelphia’s Lincoln Financial Field—marking the first time a comedian has ever performed to an at-capacity football stadium.

      Movie Review: Kevin Hart: What Now?

      Kevin Hart now has three. Three what? By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNEWS) To answer the above, Kevin Hart: What Now? is the comedian's third live stand-up feature-length film (his earlier projects are 2013's Let Me Explain and 2011's Laugh at My Pain). Along with a mere handful of others, the comedians who've made a successful foray into feature-length concert films are Eddie Murphy (1987's Raw) and Richard Pryor (1983's Here and Now, 1982's … Read More>>

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Voice Actors Vote To Strike Against Video Game Publishers


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Remember last year when we covered the news that voice actors were considering going on strike against video game publishers over alleged paltry wages for their performances? Well, it's no longer a threat, as SAG-AFTRA has begun a strike against 11 video game … More>>

Godzilla 2 May Be Helmed By Krampus Director Michael Dougherty


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Gareth Edwards did a phenomenal job with 2014's American reboot of the Godzilla franchise. Anyone who was a fan of the original movie could see traces of what made the 1954 Gojira a classic, while also bringing in elements of the monster-vs-monster b-movie sequels. … More>>

Deadpool 2 Loses Director Over Creative Differences with Ryan Reynolds


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The X-Men franchise has felt like it finally lost steam, but Deadpool seemed to revolutionize everything. The trailer for Logan also has fans excited, and it seems like a new renaissance of Fox's mutant films are on the way that have no problem with wading into … More>>

London Film Festival Review: The Young Offenders

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) One of the great pleasures of attending film festivals is happening upon cinematic gems which you know absolutely nothing about. And for me, Irish buddy-comedy The Young Offenders was this year's rough diamond in among the event's more sophisticated offerings. Based … More>>

Logan Director Talks Film’s Tone and Where it Fits in the Timeline


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Last week, we got our first look at the third and final Hugh Jackman Wolverine film: Logan. It looks like it will be one of the most personal and character driven X-Men films ever put together, and even friends of mine, who don't typically like superhero movies, … More>>

Aquaman Movie to be a Swashbuckling Adventure


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Aquaman has been given a pretty bad rap over the past few decades, as a character who can only talk to fish. Never mind that he can take on Superman in a fight, or that he controls a giant army — he's always remembered as the guy who can talk to fish. Heck, even … More>>

Illuminati Could Be Coming, Plus Doctor Strange Confirmed for Avengers: Infinity War

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Doctor Strange is just around the corner and will be premiering in just under two weeks on November 4. Ever since I had a chance to watch the 15 minute preview I've been dying to see this film happen. I'm even more so looking forward to seeing how this character, … More>>

Donald Glover Officially Cast as Lando in Han Solo Standalone Film

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) We've been hearing about Donald Glover being the top choice as Lando Calrissian in the upcoming untitled Han Solo: A Star Wars Story film since August. The rumor has persisted so long that it seemed to be an all but certain choice, even though as of two weeks ago … More>>

Win Oculus Rift With This Halloween Contest


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Virtual Reality is the future of motion media, even if we don't know exactly in what way it will be, and Oculus Rift is a leader in that field. If you haven't gotten your hands on a VR headset you should try it out, but it's even better when you can win an Oculus … More>>

Warner Bros. Working On New Willy Wonka Franchise


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) For many film fans Gene Wilder's portrayal of Willy Wonka in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory is timeless. That's probably why the Tim Burton remake, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory starring Johnny Depp, wasn't widely embraced by fans. However, that remake … More>>

Joss Whedon Wants to Direct Star Wars Spinoff, Working on WW2 Horror Film


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I am a Joss Whedon fanboy through and through, but I'm also pragmatic about it. I thought Avengers: Age of Ultron was a mess that stretched too thin with way too many characters and stories — but still pretty damn enjoyable mess, none-the-less. That film wore … More>>

Blackmagic Releases Camera OS 4 Update for the URSA Mini

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The Camera OS 4 update for the Blackmagic URSA Mini has come out of Beta and is now officially available. The update has a redesigned UI and other features that  promise to make the overall shooting experience easier with new features and a better way to get around. … More>>

Trailer: Gore Verbinski’s Horror A Cure For Wellness


By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) After being chewed up and spat out by mega-budget Hollywood blockbusters – director Gore Verbinski has returned to the genre which launched his big time career with horror A Cure For Wellness. Following the commercial disappointment of turbo-flop The Lone Ranger … More>>

Here is the Rumored Domino Shortlist for Deadpool 2


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Deadpool was the surprise hit of February, and the highest-grossing R-rated movie in box office history. Not bad for a movie that 20th Century Fox left on a shelf for the better part of eight years, and seeing its budget cut right up to when the film went into … More>>

Netflix Involved in Contentious Lawsuit with Relativity


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Claiming that Netflix acted in bad faith by using their deal to gain standing in Hollywood, Relativity Media sued the streaming portal this week for damages of $1.5 billion. And it's not going to be pretty. … More>>

Movie Review – Jack Reacher: Never Go Back


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Never before in the history of filmmaking has there ever been a more appropriate title like Jack Reacher: Never Go Back — because they never should have gone back. Or I assume so, having not seen the original film. Let us go over again my criteria for an … More>>

Friday’s Funny: Tom Cruise Acts Out His Film Career


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) With Jack Reacher: Never Go Back opening, Tom Cruise is making the rounds, and he stopped by the always hilarious James Corden. One of my favorite skits on the show is when stars join James in acting out their careers (like this one with Tom Hanks, and one with … More>>

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