Movie Review: Storks

      Just how well does this baby fly? By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNEWS) As Warner Bros.' first big budget animated feature since 2014's The Lego Movie, Storks delivers a nascent idea. Granted, 2016 has previously birthed some well-received originals such as Zootopia and The Secret Life of Pets; now, with Storks, it's refreshing to see that everything new isn't old again. The movie opens with a back story about how the preeminent, stork-ian … Read More>>

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      GoPro Reveals Karma Drone And It Was Worth The Wait

      By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) After a few delays, GoPro CEO Nick Woodman took to the stage in Squaw Valley today to announce the Karma Drone. He boldly declared that it's more than a UAV, it's a total GoPro experience, it proved just that. And if this drone performs as good as it looks, then the action camera company is going to have plenty of good karma on Wall Street. … Read More>>

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      HBO TV Review: Three Days of Terror: The Charlie Hebdo Attacks

      Since June 2014, ISIS has conducted or inspired more than 140 terrorist attacks in 29 countries outside of Iraq and Syria, killing at least 2,043 people and injuring thousands more. For France, the nightmare began with the Charlie Hebdo attack. By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNEWS) In filmmaker Dan Reed's documentary, Three Days of Terror: The Charlie Hebdo Attacks, a call to Paris's emergency services crackles with urgency: Chief Medic … Read More>>

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      Blackmagic Releases Public Beta 2 For URSA Mini Camera OS

      By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With customer feedback during the free public beta, Blackmagic Design continues to refine the OS for the and URSA Mini Cinema Cameras. Not only are they busy ferreting out bugs, but they've added even more new features to make the camera much easier to use. … Read More>>

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Drone Mishap Prompts Court Challenge


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) A legal case pitting a roofing company using a drone to examine the homes they work on, and a neighbor who shot the drone down with a shotgun, is causing a legal challenge to determine who actually owns the skies above your property. And it has some serious privacy … More>>

Dave Filoni No Longer Supervising Director On Star Wars Rebels


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the things that really caught me by surprise was that Star Wars: The Clone Wars somehow improved the prequel films. I didn't like the characterization of Anakin Skywalker in the films, but the cartoon really brought out the nuance in the character, and you … More>>

Apple Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Defective Late-2013 Mac Pro Models

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Apple's high concept, super powerful, and very expensive Mac Pro (affectionately known as the "Trashcan") has a kind of love hate relationship with users. Some love it because it has high performance hardware and a radical cooling design that keeps the Mac Pro ultra … More>>

Happy Birthday Luke Skywalker

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(Editor's note: This was one our most popular stories, and since it's Mark Hamill's birthday, we wanted to share it with you!) By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) Mark Hamill was only 25 when he swung his first light saber, and some would say that it was the highlight of his career. The Jedi turns … More>>

NVIDIA SIGGRAPH Panel Explores Storytelling In Virtual Reality


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Not too long ago, SIGGRAPH took place here in Los Angeles. The annual confab is largely about graphics, computer and visual effects, and now virtual reality. But with that new genre of VR comes the undiscovered country of how to tell a great story within that space. … More>>

Rings and Friday the 13th Delayed Yet Again By Paramount


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Something that many in the industry have been expecting has happened: The new Friday the 13th got pushed back to a later date. Paramount originally slated the film to bow in on January 13th, 2017, but has now been pushed to October 13th, 2017. The film has … More>>

Chronos 1.4: Engineer Creates Budget High Speed Camera


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) High speed cameras... They're awesome. Some, like the Phantom Flex 4K, can record in ultra high definition at thousands of frames per second, but with a $140,000 price tag. As such, they are largely relegated to the rental market. But an engineer has created his own … More>>

GenArts Sapphire 10 Is Now Available


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Sapphire 10 from GenArts has just been made available to editors and VFX artists everywhere. Announced earlier this month the new software boasts collection of 260+ effects, transitions, and preset looks, as well as some new effects and improved features added to … More>>

The CW Opens Streaming Doors Wide Open For Cord Cutters


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) One of the things that has hampered cord cutters from streaming what they want when they want it, is that some channels require you to log into your cable or satellite subscription before you can watch their shows. But The CW is changing all that. … More>>

Jing Tian and Levi Meden Join Pacific Rim 2 Cast


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Chinese actress Jing Tian is going to be drift compatible with Pacific Rim 2 starring John Boyega, and has been cast in the film, along with Levi Meaden (Aftermath) as a cadet. The actress is known for roles in Chinese films such as New Police Story with Jackie … More>>

Movie Review: Storks


Just how well does this baby fly? By Kimberly Gadette (doddleNEWS) As Warner Bros.' first big budget animated feature since 2014's The Lego Movie, Storks delivers a nascent idea. Granted, 2016 has previously birthed some well-received originals such as Zootopia and The Secret Life of Pets; … More>>

Movie Review: The Magnificent Seven


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Remakes are a staple of Hollywood and have been for years. So if it was popular in the past, executive thinking goes, might as well redo it. So here we are with a remake of The Magnificent Seven, which itself was a remake of the classic Akira Kurosawa film Seven … More>>

FujiFilm Announces GFX 50S With Giant 51MP Sensor


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Fujifilm has just made a huge splash at Photokina with the GFX 50S. This mirror-less camera features a monstrous sensor stuffed into a medium format compact body. The sensor measures 43.8x32.9mm, making it 1.7x bigger than your average 36x24mm full frame 35mm … More>>

Robo Goes Back to Kickstarter With New Line Of 3D Printers


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) 3D printers. They're going to change the world. I think that they will become one of those products where you won't remember what your life was like before they became mainstream. So when Robo went back to not only the drawing board, but to crowdfunding with their … More>>

Jared Leto To Play Andy Warhol In Biopic

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Suicide Squad star Jared Leto will play iconic artist Andy Warhol in a screen biopic written by the Wolf of Wall Street's Terence Winter. The Oscar winning actor will also produce alongside Hollywood heavyweight Michael De Luca who boasts a string of successful … More>>

Ghost in the Shell Unleashes Five Cryptic Teasers


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) DreamWorks Pictures and Paramount Pictures have just released five, brief ten second teasers for the upcoming film Ghost in the Shell. Based on the manga created by Masamune Shirow, it was originally adapted into the classic anime of the same name by Mamoru Oshii … More>>

MAGIX Releases VEGAS Pro 14, Includes Boris FX Plugins


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Earlier this year in May, Sony made the surprising announcement that they sold their entire Creative Software suite of software to MAGIX. This included VEGAS Pro, Movie Studio, Sound Forge Pro, and Acid Pro product lines. The company promised that they would be … More>>

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