doddleREVIEWS: Moment Lenses For iPhone

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) As mobile filmmaking becomes more popular with low budget and independent filmmakers, so does the need rise for crafting a better image. How do you get every pixel worth of clarity and color when you have a CMOS sensor the size of your fingernail? Well, you start by … [Read more...]

Streaming Review: Marvel’s The Defenders

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I have been waiting what feels like a very long time for Marvel's The Defendersr. When the Marvel/Netflix partnership was announced, I was incredibly excited that we would get four solo series — which included series such as Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, … [Read more...]

MoviePass Drops To $10 A Month For Unlimited Screenings

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Movie ticket prices have been going up every single year since 1993. In New York and Los Angeles, it's not uncommon to lay out $15 a ticket. And that's not even with popcorn and other treats, which can quickly add up for a family, let alone a simple date. But there's … [Read more...]

Collapsing Summer Box Office is Spielberg’s Prophecy Come True

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) During the summer 2017 domestic market, several high budget films opened in North America. King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, budget $175 million. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, budget: $230 million. Transformers: The Last Knight, budget: $217 … [Read more...]

RED HYDROGEN ONE Gets First Look

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) When RED announced their new HYDROGEN ONE Android mobile device, we didn't hear a lot of details except for the amazing holographic 4-view screen. And even then, we'll have to wait next year to see the stunning view. But that's not stopping RED from showing off the … [Read more...]

SIGGRAPH 2017: Blackmagic Launches Fusion 9

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) SIGGRAPH 2017: Blackmagic Design announced a major update to their special effects and compositing software Fusion. Designed to support ultra high definition workflows, as well as virtual reality, Fusion 9 comes with a ton of new features for crafting visual effects … [Read more...]

Comic-Con 2017: Marvel Studios Once Again Tops SDCC

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) If you've never been in line for Hall H on a Saturday night, let me set the scene for you. I typically go to bed early and wake up around 2 a.m. to take a shower, and then make my way down in order to get in line. Usually, I'm 3/4 the way to the back of the line. … [Read more...]

Comic-Con 2017: WB Unleashes New Justice League Trailer and More News

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Saturdays in Hall H at the San Diego Comic-Con are almost always the prize fight of the con every year. Marvel usually has the final panel, but Warner Bros. bookends Saturdays as one of the first. That means they try their damnedest to unseat Marvel. And we, as … [Read more...]

DJI: Canada’s Draft For Permanent Drone Rules A Disappointment

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) While Transport Canada's actions last week to loosen interim drone restrictions was met with approval, the draft for more permanent regulations could be even worse than before, according to DJI. The drone manufacturer says that unless challenged by citizens with … [Read more...]

doddleREVIEWS: GoPro OMNI 360 Camera Rig

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With GoPro set to release their new Fusion 360 camera early next year, we thought it would be a good time to review the once and future king of Virtual Reality, the GoPro OMNI, a six camera cube that syncs automatically to make stitching your 360 videos in 8K a heck … [Read more...]

Broadchurch Star Jodie Whittaker Becomes First Female Doctor Who

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By James DeRuvo (DoddleNEWS) There's a line in the season finale of Doctor Who where the Master mockingly asks Twelfth Doctor Peter Capaldi if the universe is "becoming all girl." To which the Doctor replies, "We can only hope." Well those hopes have been answered as the BBC announced that the … [Read more...]

With HYDROGEN, RED Dives into the Deep End of VR

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) While everyone is raving about how virtual reality goggles changing the way we view the world, RED declared, "What if we don't need VR glasses at all?!" And with that, Jim Jannard and his team introduced HYDROGEN, their modular hologram smartphone. … [Read more...]

DJI Praises Canada’s New Drone Rules

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) With use of drones exploding all over the world, federal, state, and local governments have been struggling to catch up with how to manage the legal aspects of this new cinematic and aerial tool. Many are flat out denying flight, while others are requiring … [Read more...]

Canon Unveils The Full-Frame 6D MK. II, Entry-Level SL2

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) We've been waiting for weeks to know what was under the hood in the second generation of Canon's 6D camera, and now the full-frame 6D MK. II is finally here, along with the entry-level Canon SL2. But after five years since the 6D line was introduced, is this next gen, … [Read more...]

Star Wars: Han Solo Loses Directors Chris Miller and Phil Lord

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I thought one of the greatest things that Lucasfilm did after Disney acquired the company was hiring Chris Miller and Phil Lord to direct the Star Wars spinoff that centered around a young Han Solo. The directors have proven time and time again that they have keen … [Read more...]

WWDC: Apple’s iMac and iPad Updated

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Going into greater depth on the hardware announcements made at today's keynote that kicked off Apple's Worldwide Developer's Conference. We saw a bunch of updates and new hardware, including a new iMac Pro, which makes me wonder if editors will look back at that old … [Read more...]