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      doddleREVIEWS: RØDE Stereo VideoMic Pro With Rycote

      By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) As a Dad, one of the things that I do is record my son's marching and concert band performances so their director can use them as a teaching aid. With audio being half the equation, having a good external mic to get the best sound you can is equally as important as the camera you shoot on, and RØDE's Stereo VideoMic Pro can be a good option for capturing ambient sound to get the feel of having been there. … Read More>>

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      Is Virtual Reality Already Failure?

      By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When Virtual Reality headsets finally hit the stores, such as the Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR and others, there was one brand noticeably missing... Apple. And maybe that's because Cupertino knew something we all didn't... that VR, like 3D before it, is a fad, and quite possibly already a failure of one at that, judging by recent sales figures. … Read More>>

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      ARRI Supports Canon C700 With Variety of Accessories

      By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) ARRI strives to not only compete with camera companies like Canon, but also to accommodate them with hardware support. Recently, Canon announced their 4K C700 camera, and ARRI is developing accessories that are bound to make the C700 even more functional. … Read More>>

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      Movie Review: Jackie

      As Jackie Kennedy flatly states to her interviewer in the eponymous Jackie: "A First Lady must always be ready to pack her suitcases. It's inevitable." By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNEWS When a reference is made to "November 1963," the event that immediately springs to mind is President John F. Kennedy's assassination on November 22, 1963. But what is rarely recalled is the famous magazine interview that Jackie Kennedy gave one week later, … Read More>>

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Gareth Edwards Talks About the Extensive Rogue One Reshoots

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There have been a lot of rumors about the Rogue One: A Star Wars Story reshoots. We know that they were extensive and took eight weeks to complete, and it was recently revealed that Tony Gilroy made quite a bit of money off of the reshoots, along with getting a … More>>

Is Simon Pegg Writing Star Trek 4?

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Star Trek Beyond, while critically loved, didn't do so well in theaters. With a budget of $185 million, it took in only $343.5 million worldwide, meaning that while not a disaster, it did take a punch at the box office. This has fueled speculation about the fate … More>>

doddleREVIEWS: RØDE Stereo VideoMic Pro With Rycote

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) As a Dad, one of the things that I do is record my son's marching and concert band performances so their director can use them as a teaching aid. With audio being half the equation, having a good external mic to get the best sound you can is equally as important as … More>>

A Geek’s Reaction to the Spider-Man: Homecoming Trailer

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Finally! The Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer drops! By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the most exciting deals in filmmaking history in the past few years has to be the one between Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment to bring Spider-Man to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. If you … More>>

Friday’s Funny: How The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Should Have Ended

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Update: With the Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer dropping, I thought it would be a good reminder why Marvel and Sony rebooted the Andrew Garfield films. By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) It seems a lot of fans and critics weren't happy with The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and even star Andrew Garfield … More>>

mocha Pro 5.2 Streamlines With New Release

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Sometimes when you put out a new version of your software, you do it not because you're innovating, but because you're doing housekeeping in order to pave the way for new features. mocha Pro 5.2 does just that, with overall workflow improvements and some additional … More>>

Is Virtual Reality Already Failure?

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When Virtual Reality headsets finally hit the stores, such as the Oculus Rift, Samsung Gear VR and others, there was one brand noticeably missing... Apple. And maybe that's because Cupertino knew something we all didn't... that VR, like 3D before it, is a fad, and … More>>

Apple In Talks For Early Access To Hollywood Movies On iTunes

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I love watching films in the theater. Call me old school, but there is something about heading out to the nearby cinema, sitting down with overpriced popcorn and beer (or soda) just to watch what new films Hollywood has to offer. On the flip side, I live in Canada, … More>>

AMD Announces Largest Software Update In Its History

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By Larry Jordan (doddleNEWS) This morning AMD announced major updates to its Radeon software, which is the engine behind all AMD graphics processor cards and chips, with a focus on new technology to support gamers and Virtual Reality (VR). AMD describes their latest release as “enabling … More>>

Griffin Hammond Compares iPhone 7 Camera To The 6S

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Those hoping for a new iPhone 7 this holiday so they can up their mobile filmmaking game may want to take a look at Griffin Hammond's side by side comparison with the iPhone 6S. In Germany for Photokina, Hammond tested both and highlights some pretty noticeable … More>>

New Footage of Sony FS II Out of New York

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) On its face, there's not really much difference between the Sony FS7 and its newer cousin, the FS7 II. Both use the same 4K Super 35mm sensor, along with the Sony F5 and F55. It's been Sony's stalwart sensor since 2012. But it has legs, there's no denying that, and … More>>

First Trailer: Baywatch Starring Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson looks set to further flex his comedic muscle in the upcoming R-rated blockbuster Baywatch. Here's the trailer for the big-screen, comedy version of Baywatch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gUFgJ8f9slo The original small screen … More>>

GoPro Remo Amplifies Voice Commands

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) GoPro is continuing to improve voice command functions of the HERO5 and HERO5 Session with their new Remo remote control, a waterproof, voice-activated remote that extends the HERO5's voice control range. … More>>

First Look At Spider-Man: Homecoming With A Trailer Tease

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) It has been a cornucopia of trailers the past week, and we're not done yet! This year's Captain America: Civil War saw the reveal of Tom Holland as the new Spider-Man, but we've yet to see him in action in his solo film. We knew that a new Spider-Man: Homecoming … More>>

Doctor Who’s Peter Capaldi Unsure About Staying On

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) As we get close to the Doctor Who Christmas Special "The Return of Doctor Mysterio," the talk that 12th Doctor Peter Capaldi is considering leaving goes unabated. Even though Capaldi has said he's been asked to stay on, we've also heard that the BBC wants a clean … More>>

Inhumans TV Series: Marvel and ABC Hire Iron Fist Producer

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Marvel TV has enlisted Scott Buck, showrunner on the upcoming Netflix show Iron Fist, to steer their new ABC drama Inhumans. Writer/producer Buck, who learned his craft on hit shows such as  Dexter, Six Feet Under, and Rome, has clearly impressed the studio with … More>>

George R.R. Martin Talks About The Winds of Winter

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Fans of the hit HBO television series Game of Thrones are a bit miffed that they have to wait a year and a half to see the next season, but they have nothing on the actual novels. It's been five years since the last novel, A Dance with Dragons, was released, and … More>>

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