About Heath McKnight

Editor and Web Content Manager at doddleNEWS; I've been a writer for over 10 years, and a producer/director/editor in film and video for over 16 years. I've written for TopTenREVIEWS, Digital Media Net, Videomaker and other sites and magazines.

Dunkirk: Christopher Nolan And His Cinematographer On Filming In IMAX 70mm


By Heath McKnight Christopher Nolan is no stranger to shooting in large film formats such as IMAX. He made waves a decade ago when it was announced certain scenes of The Dark Knight would be shot in IMAX film with cinematographer Wally Pfister. The two went onto use IMAX and other large film … [Read more...]

The BuZZ Podcast: Effects


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) This week on The BuZZ podcast, Larry Jordan and his guests look at the world of effects – from the early days of Star Wars to the latest in 360-degree VR effects. And a whole lot of very cool stuff in-between. Join host Larry as he talks with Michele Yamazaki, … [Read more...]

Fox Hires Legion Producer To Develop Doctor Doom Movie

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  By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) There have been three Fantastic Four movies from Fox, the Tim Story-directed 2005 movie and 2007 sequel, and the 2015 bomb that saw director Josh Trank removed (or quit) from a Star Wars spinoff film. Plus there was a terrible Roger Corman version. … [Read more...]

Proud Mary Trailer and Poster: Taraji P. Henson Plays An Assassin


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Assassin movies are all the rage right now (John Wick and the sequel, Kingsman, etc.), and now Taraji P. Henson plays one in Proud Mary, directed by London Has Fallen's Babak Najafi. Check out the trailer (BuzzFeed Entertainment had the exclusive), which of … [Read more...]

SDCC 2017 – Kingsman: The Golden Circle Red Band Trailer [NSFW]


By Heath McKnight With Comic-Con 2017 now in full swing, the news, panels, and movie trailers will be coming fast. And right out of the gate we have a new, Red Band trailer for the upcoming Kingsman: The Golden Circle. Just a word of warning, it's … [Read more...]

Comic-Con 2017 Starts!

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) The San Diego Comic-Con returns for the 2017 event, and we are in town for the annual geek fest, as Hollywood studios, comic companies, and way more, prepare to dazzle us. James DeRuvo is at SDCC, and you can follow our Twitter account here as he posts … [Read more...]

BuZZ Podcast: Digital Asset Management


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) This week on The Buzz, the focus is on digital asset management. Why is this so difficult? What affordable products are out there? What do you need to know to make the right choice? Listen to leaders in the industry explain what you need to know now. Join … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny: Jimmy Fallon and Paul Rudd Recreate Styx Music Video


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Oh the things I find when I'm looking for potential Friday's Funny Feature videos. This one had me laughing, a recreation of Styx's music video for 'Too Much Time On My Hands' by Jimmy Fallon and Paul Rudd. Enjoy and have a great … [Read more...]

Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Trilogy Getting A 4K Remaster


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Trilogy will go down as not only one of the best superhero trilogies, but also a cinematic achievement. Grossing billions of dollars worldwide, and earning Heath Ledger a posthumous Oscar for his turn as The Joker, there have been … [Read more...]

The BuZZ Podcast: Cloud Storage, RED HYRDROGEN, and SAG / AFTRA


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Last week on The BuZZ Podcast: The benefits and the limitations of Cloud Storage from a variety of perspectives. As well, we have breaking news from RED, SAG/AFTRA, Writers Guild, Adobe and more. Join host Larry Jordan as he talks with Tom Coughlin, Rohan Vora, … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny: Spider-Man

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) The completely rebooted (again) Spider-Man: Homecoming opens today, and for Friday's Funny Feature, I thought it would be great to feature some hilarious send-ups on past Spidey movies. Going back to 2014, a lot of fans and critics weren't happy with The Amazing … [Read more...]

RED Promising A Major Announcement On July 6


Update: Just a reminder that tomorrow, July 6, RED will unveil their new product! Stay tuned to doddleNEWS for full coverage! By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Our own James DeRuvo messaged me earlier about a RED announcement on Thursday July 6 at 9 am Pacific, and it's "a new product category," … [Read more...]

The BuZZ Podcast: New Tech, With Guests From Gnarbox, Yi Technology, and More


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) This week on The BuZZ, we have a variety of new technology to share – all revolving loosely around production. From VR to still photography to video and mobile editing, this week’s show is a fascinating collection of new toys. Join host Larry Jordan as he … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny: Willy Wonka – Recut Horror Trailer


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Recut trailers are hilarious, because some intrepid editor takes a beloved movie and turns it into a completely different genre. Famously, The Shining became a family film (see below), Silence of the Lambs became a romantic comedy, and Elf became a horror / … [Read more...]

doddleNEWS Newsletter Contest Is Over; Winner Announcements Coming Soon!


UPDATE: The contest is now over, and we'll announce our two winners soon! Stay tuned!! DODDLENEWS NEWSLETTER SWEEPSTAKES Updated! We are now offering TWO 1-year basic subscriptions to LarryJordan.com by simply signing up for the doddleNEWS newsletter, where you'll be entered to win. Existing … [Read more...]

Rakka: Sigourney Weaver and Neill Blomkamp’s Short Film


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Recently, we discussed Neill Blomkamp's new production company, Oats Studios, which has a deal with Steam. His plans are to produce short films and, "be autonomous and just do whatever we want." And the first project has been revealed, an alien invasion film called … [Read more...]