The Full Cast of Marvel’s Inhumans Revealed, Plus First Set Images


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Marvel's Inhumans is a curious television series, since it will be only eight episodes long, and the first two will be shot on IMAX with a premiere on that format in theaters. Oh, and it originally started off as a film before being put on hiatus. And may still be … [Read more...]

Indiana Jones 5 Officially Announced for 2019!


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There are very few movies I consider perfect, and Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark ranks up there amongst the best. From that we got one good sequel in Temple of Doom, one nearly perfect sequel with The Last Crusade, and one misguided sequel with … [Read more...]

On Set Sound – Part 6

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Getting good sound requires both shotgun and lavalier mics. While a shotgun mic is a preferred way of getting dialogue, you may find the need to use lavs as well. Recording with Lavaliers Lavs are generally best used for non-fiction filmmaking like news, … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction to the Deadpool 2 Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) As Hugh Jackman was hanging up his mutton chops as Wolverine in the terrific Logan, another Fox and Marvel X-Men hit property got a teaser trailer. That's right, Wade Wilson is returning in Deadpool 2, and here's the teaser … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Logan


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) This is it: Logan is Hugh Jackman's final bow as Wolverine. After seventeen years, the actor has decided to hang up the claws for good and deliver one final solo film before he goes. And what a performance it was. Deadpool and Logan are a one-two punch that … [Read more...]

Update: Tron 3 Could Be Rebooted With Jared Leto Starring

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Update: THR is reporting Jared Leto is in talks to star in a reboot of the film. He'll play a character named Ares, who was to be in TRON 3. We can probably assume that parts of what would've been the third film will make it into this reboot/sequel. There is no writer or director attached, yet TRON: … [Read more...]

On Set Sound – Part 5

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Getting good sound is difficult. The previous 4 parts in this series were all about letting you know why it’s hard to get good sound on set and how to minimize getting bad sound, even if it means not shooting in the perfect location. Now that you know what to … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction to the Alien: Covenant Trailer


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Alien and Aliens are two of the very best examples of science fiction horror. Alien 3 and Alien: Resurrection were either pale imitators, or screwed up due to studio interference. The Alien vs. Predator series pretty much took two beloved franchises and dragged … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction to the New Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Trailer


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I loved, loved, loved Guardians of the Galaxy when it premiered in 2014. Considering it was one of Marvel's biggest films, audiences seemed to have loved it, too. So fans have been clamoring to get a look at the sequel, and despite a couple of trailers, all we got … [Read more...]

On Set Sound – Part 4


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) A lot of low-to-no budget films record to camera which is fine if you really can't afford high end sound systems. I'd really just like to take the time to point out why this really should be your last resort for recording sound on set. What you really want is sync … [Read more...]

Star Trek: Discovery to Premiere in Late Summer or Early Fall


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Star Trek: Discovery has had a bit of a bumpy road getting to the small screen. Series creator Bryan Fuller stepped down as showrunner, and the premiere date has been delayed twice now. The second time it was delayed no new information was given as to when we could … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction to the Final Kong: Skull Island Trailer


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Giant monster movies like Them! and the amazingly terrible The Giant Claw are something that seemed to disappear in the United States after the heyday of b-movies in the 50s. None of them ever lived up to the 1933 classic King Kong. That's probably why the film … [Read more...]

On Set Sound – Part 3


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Location, location, location. One of the biggest mistakes I see made on first time productions is location scouting, for everything from set decoration to cinematography and sound. Not that the locations are not well picked for what the film requires (if you want … [Read more...]

Lego Batman Director In Talks To Helm Live-Action Nightwing Film


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Last week we received some good news about The Batman. Matt Reeves is stepping in to helm the film, which is a pretty big win for the DCEU, as it tries to course correct its growing universe. Ben Affleck welcomed him via a tweet, so all of those who still think … [Read more...]

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Reshoots May Deal With Carrie Fisher’s Passing

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Word has come in that reshoots for Star Wars: The Last Jedi will commence in March. According to reports, the reshoots are taking place in Austria, Scotland, and Ireland. Ireland is a pretty interesting location, since the Skellig Michael island that subs in for … [Read more...]

Netflix Acquires Worldwide Rights to Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Martin Scorsese's gangster film The Irishman is on track and set to reunite him with one of his longtime muses after more than 20 years. The film is set to star Robert De Niro and based upon the 2004 novel by Charles Brandt, I Heard You Paint Houses. STX spent … [Read more...]