The Science Of Interstellar: What They Got Wrong

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By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) Interstellar has been heralded as one of the most scientifically accurate films in recent cinema history. While I did write an article about what it got right, it just as easy to write an article about what they got wrong. Science and entertainment can be linked, but … [Read more...]

The Science of Interstellar: What They Got Right

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By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) As we watch pollution fill our planet with bad air, bad water, and even bad soil, it’s not that much of an implausible that eventually an Interstellar-type situation might exist. The problem is that the nearest planets are light years away, and using current and … [Read more...]

Top 5 Space Disaster Movies

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By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) Space has long been a source of mystery and inspiration for poets and scientists alike, so it was only a matter of time before our minds shifted to the dark and desolate recesses of this great unknown. Interstellar is all about how the human race brought about the end … [Read more...]

Leaving An Earth Legacy: 5 Space Films, TV Shows That Showed Us How To Carry On

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By Brock Cooper (doddlNEWS) People have been talking about the end of the world for thousands of years. It has been described as a flood, a fireball, and in the last few decades, a nuclear or environmental fall-out. This week Interstellar hits the theaters, and hypothesizes about the lengths … [Read more...]

Elizabeth Peña, 1959-2014

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By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) The stars above the Hollywood hills are a bit dimmer with the loss of actress Elizabeth Peña at the age of 55. Peña may recently have been most known for her work on “Modern Family” as the mother of Sofia Vergara’s character, Gloria, but her work spans back … [Read more...]

Comic Books Bringing Favorite TV Shows, Films Back To Life

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By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) How many times has your favorite TV show ended its season in a cliffhanger, only to be canceled? Maybe you’re just not ready to let go of your favorite show even though its aired the series finale. There is a wave of development in the past few years in the realm … [Read more...]

Top 5 Liam Neeson Movies

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By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) Once again, Liam Neeson seems to have the special set of skills necessary to overcome the forces of evil in A Walk Among the Tombstones, opening this week. In the film, he portrays a private investigator hired by a notorious criminal to find out who kidnapped and … [Read more...]

Top 5 Movies Of 1994

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By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) It may seem just like yesterday that Forrest Gump was professing his love to his precious Jenny, and Vincent Vega was meeting his maker with his pants around his ankles. Believe it or not, but it's been 20 years since these films graced the silver screen. All years … [Read more...]

The Most Memorable Roles of Hollywood Legend Lauren Bacall

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Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) The world lost one of the last vestiges of old Hollywood this week with the death of Lauren Bacall. She has always represented the best of that bygone era when movie stars were larger than life and their class and beauty knew no bounds. She was the epitome of class, but … [Read more...]

The Top 5 Roles Of The Legendary Robin Williams

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By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) The entire nation is in mourning over the death of one of the most prolific entertainers that ever existed. It's sad to think that Robin Williams may have taken his own life without knowing how much of a positive impact he had on just about everyone. He had the unique … [Read more...]

Top 5 Marvel Movies

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By Brock Cooper (doddleNews) Captain America: The Winter Soldier is only the latest in a string of movies located in the Marvel Universe of characters, from Marvel Studios (The Avengers, etc.), and studios Fox (X-Men, Fantastic Four) and Sony (Spider-Man). In addition to Spidey, and other … [Read more...]

Top 5 Space Operas

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By Brock Cooper (DoddleNews) Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy is set to become one of the biggest space opera since Luke took on his daddy issues. When a person thinks of an opera, they generally imagine gargantuan men and women in Viking helmets singing at the top of their lungs in a language … [Read more...]

Has The Acting Stigma Left Television?

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By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) There was a time, and it wasn't that long ago, that film actors would never consider doing television. Film and television actors lived in two different circles and never the twain shall meet, but that tide seems to be changing as the line between film and television … [Read more...]

The Time Of Teeny Bopper Horror

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By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) I think we can all thank Edward Cullen and Bella Swan for the current and foreseeable future glut of young adult horror and fantasy movies on the horizon. Apparently gone are the days of blood filled gorefests as studios roll out angst ridden PG-13 movies aimed at … [Read more...]

Do We Really A Top Gun 3D Re-release?

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By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) This past week, Top Gun was released in theaters in 3D, and while it stands out as definitely one of the best movies of the 1980s, I can't help but think to myself “Why is it back in theaters?” 3D is great technology. It was great in the 1950's and who can forget … [Read more...]

Top 5 Gangster Squads

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The Josh Brolin-led Gangster Squad will hit theaters and the world will decide how this group stacks up against gangster squads of old. For every miscreant booze runner or dope head, there is a squad of pseudo good guys ready to take them down. They may not always go by the letter of the law or be … [Read more...]