TV Review: Ash Vs. Evil Dead – Season 2, Ep 1: “Home”

Ash Vs. Evil Dead

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Evil Dead is one of my favorite cult film series of all time, so I'm ecstatic that it's being continued on television on Starz, who the show be as crude and bloody as it needs to be. Season one of Ash Vs. Evil Dead was fantastic, and the wait for season two has … [Read more...]

Jon Favreau Developing The Lion King Live-Action Remake

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Over the last few years, Disney has been remaking many of their classic animated films into live-action ones. It has been working out incredibly well for them, but I haven't been a huge Disney cartoon watcher growing up — with the exception of the Pixar films — … [Read more...]

Canon Shows Off Mammoth 8K Camera Prototype At Photokina 2016

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Canon brought an 8K prototype Cinema EOS camera to Photokina last week, and it's huge. But that's what might be expected from a prototype. Let's take a look at the details. … [Read more...]

Sound 101: Six Sound Tips To Record Better Audio Now

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By Julian Grant (doddleNEWS) Good sound matters. It beats good picture when shooting a dialogue heavy scene or film. Unless you have access to post dubbing stages for ADR (automated dialogue replacement) - you will be stuck with what you shot LIVE on the floor. In order to up your content game, … [Read more...]

Luke Evans Says Dracula Untold 2 May Be in the Cards

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Universal doesn't have a roster of superheroes from which to launch a shared universe, but it does have a roster of classic monsters. When Marvel proved you could make a mountain of money by making a shared univers, it was only a matter of time before other studios … [Read more...]

When Is Ben Affleck’s Batman Film Coming Out? Maybe Sooner Than You Thought

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. haven't actually been off to a great start with their DC shared universe outings. While the three films that currently compose the DC Extended Universe have been successful at the box-office, the critics haven't been particularly … [Read more...]

Filmmaking 101: Protecting Your Content From Copyright Infringement

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Last year, we ran a story about Sony going after a content creator on YouTube who had licensed his 4K video to them for a music video made me think that we really needed a Filmmaking 101 segment on how to make sure your content is protected online. What do you do … [Read more...]

Benedict Cumberbatch: Doctor Strange Is In Avengers: Infinity War

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the weirder, if not weirdest, properties Marvel Studios is bringing to the screen is Doctor Strange. The film will star Benedict Cumberbatch in the titular role as a neurosurgeon who loses the use of his hands, and goes on a quest to find someway of healing … [Read more...]

cineXinsert App Can Add Scenes Without Re-Rendering

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) It's almost an axiom of the computing world that the older a utility gets, the more complicated it becomes with additional features that were never intended when the utility was envisioned. And while some apps can expand their reach with more features, there's … [Read more...]

FilmConvert Color Up Competition 2016

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) FilmConvert's Color Up Film Competition has returned for 2016, and this year, you don't even have to make anything new to win. You just have to color grade it using their software. And the prizes are pretty cool, including an Atomos Monitor and more. Update: It's time … [Read more...]

Here’s What To Expect From Stranger Things Season Two

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Stranger Things went under my radar when it was being produced, but instantly became the series I was looking forward to most when the first trailer hit. It is pretty much considered the sleeper hit of the 2016 summer season, and delivered a show that was not only … [Read more...]

DJI Reveals Mavic Pro Personal Drone Featuring 4K Camera

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) If Yoda saw today's DJI Mavic Pro announcement, he would proclaim "Begun, the Drone Wars have." Last week, GoPro got the world talking about the new KARMA, a drone that CEO Nick Woodman said was more "experience system" than a drone, with it's removable gimbal and … [Read more...]

Filmmaking 101: The Ten Commandments For Working On A Film Set

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By Danny F. Santos Being on a film set is one of the most hectic, dangerous, exhausting things you can be employed to do. There are a ton of details that need to be taken care of and if things aren't done properly, lives may be in danger. The only way you’re going to make it through the day … [Read more...]

BBC Unveils Sherlock Series 4 Episode Titles

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Sherlock is the series that put Benedict Cumberbatch on the map. If it wasn't for that series, I doubt he would have been hired for Star Trek Into Darkness, the voice of Smaug in the Hobbit films, or for Marvel's upcoming Doctor Strange. The BBC series has been … [Read more...]

Roku Announces New Streaming Devices

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Calling it the "the biggest launch in Roku history," the streaming hardware giant announced five new streaming media players to give cord cutters of every budget the ability to stream their favorite TV shows and movies, and they're planning on going for streaming … [Read more...]

Doctor Who To Join Class Spinoff Premiere

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Yuletide specials aside, it's common knowledge that we won't get the next series of Doctor Who until the Spring of 2017. But that doesn't mean we won't get to see the Doctor before hand. That's because the BBC has announced that Peter Capaldi will return to New York … [Read more...]