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


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) With Doctor Strange now complete, Marvel has started looking towards their next film to properly promote with Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. While we've seen a bit of a tease for the film already it wasn't necessarily a teaser, per se, even though they've been … [Read more...]

More Info on the Escape from New York Remake


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Escape from New York is a John Carpenter classic set in a dystopian future, where the city of New York has been turned into a maximum security prison. A prisoner named Snake Plissken, played by Kurt Russell, is enlisted to save the president of the United States … [Read more...]

FilmConvert Releases Camera Profile For GoPro HERO5


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I remember when GoPro popped on the scene and began introducing the world to the action camera. Seeing shots of wingsuit flyers, snowboarders, surfers, and BMX riders doing all kinds of stunts, from previously unknown angles, was a thrill. Since then, the camera … [Read more...]

Cinema 4D Lite Tutorial: Lesson 5 – 3D Concepts Part 1 – Viewports


By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last lesson, in our look at learning Cinema 4D Lite from Maxon, we talked about the Cineware plug-in, and how you’re going to work with it in After Effects. In the next few lessons, I want to talk about some important 3D concepts that you’re going to … [Read more...]

Netflix Opens Up Downloading for Members to Watch Offline


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Recently, I flew to see family, and while waiting for my flight, I started catching up on Stranger Things on Netflix. Thanks to a surprisingly good free WiFi stream at the airport, I was able to get several episodes in. But then I would be several hours in the air, … [Read more...]

Sigourney Weaver on Avatar Sequels, Alien 5, and The Defenders


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Sigourney Weaver has had a wide ranging career. From battling Xenomorphs in the Alien franchise, to turning into a dog in Ghostbusters, she's been a bit of a go to for genre films and that hasn't stopped. Back in 2009, she co-starred in James Cameron's 3D smash … [Read more...]

Sony Releases the PXW-Z450 4K XDCAM


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Sony has just released the brand new professional PXW-Z450 4K XDCAM camera, which was announced back in April during NAB. Sony’s latest XDCAM shoulder-mount camcorder features the 2/3-type Exmor R CMOS sensor capable of delivering resolutions up to 3840 x 2160 in … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Jackie

Natalie Portman on the set of JACKIE. Photo by Stephanie Branchu. © 2016 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation All Rights Reserved

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. … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny: How Suicide Squad Should Have Ended


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) While many critics didn't much care for Suicide Squad (read our review here), audiences loved it to the box office tune of $745 million-plus worldwide. But many agree the first part of the movie is best, the ending is weakest, and Jared Leto agrees with everyone … [Read more...]

Report: Bourne Writer Tony Gilroy Made Millions Off Rogue One Reshoots


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will be released in just a couple of weeks. Visual effects have been completed and delivered, and major reshoots wrapped up earlier this summer. At the time, it was being reported that the Rogue One reshoots could be replacing up to … [Read more...]