Screenwriting 101: Where Do Ideas Come From?


By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) I have talked about how the way a screenplay is written is rather formulaic. It’s the nature of the industry, and it’s difficult to get something made that breaks that formula, especially for a new writer.  However, your plot can come from anywhere.  The idea … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction To New Hercules Trailer


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Hercules. Demigod offspring of Zeus and the mortal Alcmene who was considered to be the strongest man in the world and went on many adventures collectively known as the twelve labours. MGM and Paramount teamed up to bring you a new take on Hercules, cast Dwayne … [Read more...]

Converting Godzilla To 3D – Video Featurette

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) We're getting closer and closer to the new Godzilla's release, and a new featurette has debuted, with tons of new footage, showcasing, albeit briefly, the conversion of the film to 3D. Take a look: Post-converted 3D has improved a lot since the horrible and … [Read more...]

Clash of the Titans 3 Probably Won’t Happen


By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) While the economic downturn has continued to cripple families across the globe, there has been some heart warming news this Christmas – the Clash of the Titans franchise has been shelved indefinitely. In the same way Neslon Mandela helped end apartheid, producer … [Read more...]

FX Legend Ray Harryhausen Dies


By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Special effects legend Ray Harryhausen, famed for his stop-motion innovations on films such as Jason and the Argonauts (1963), has died aged 92. Harryhausen is one of the most influential animators of all time, using his own hand made models and shooting them frame … [Read more...]

Luke Evans Set To Play The Crow

By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) After numerous false starts, it seems the producers of The Crow remake, Relativity Media, have finally landed their man. Deadline have reported that Luke Evans has signed on for the title role. Of course, considering the tragic circumstances surrounding the original … [Read more...]

"Wrath of the Titans": release the crummy sequel!

By Alonso Duralde LOS ANGELES ( - To prefer "Wrath of the Titans" to its predecessor, the 2010 remake "Clash of the Titans," is like saying that a punch in the stomach is better than a knee to the groin. "Clash," after all, featured such terrible 3D post-production (remember Ralph … [Read more...]

Fairy Tale Chic

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By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) Hollywood is a fickle beast that latches onto a concept and refuses to let go until every last bit is spent. It happened with reality shows and sitcoms and some can say that fairy tales are the newest trend that we'll eventually get sick of. Every girl dreams … [Read more...]

Really! Sequels to Reboots


By Brock Cooper (doddleNEWS) I loved the original Clash of the Titans with Harry Hamlin and was excited when I heard it was getting the Hollywood reboot. The art--I don't dare to call it simple special effects--of Ray Harryhausen was amazing back in the day, but CGI would make it jump from the … [Read more...]