Directors Lobbying Manufacturers To Rid TVs Of ‘Soap Opera Effect’


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS)\ I remember when I saw Star Wars for the first time on an HDTV with a high refresh rate defaulted to 'on.' It was like watching a new performance with the original actors, which was recorded on video (60i) and put on PBS. Seriously. It looked plastic-like with high … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction: Linda Hamilton Added To Terminator 6

Sarah Connor T2

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Terminator's Sarah Connor is one of the most iconic female action figures of all time, so it's always been a bit of a head-scratcher that Linda Hamilton never returned to the franchise. The character was brought back in 2008 in the short-lived TV series … [Read more...]

James Cameron says Avatar Sequels In ‘Full-Tilt Production’ and Wonder Woman was a Step Backward


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) It's been a while since we heard about Avatar 2, so it was just a matter of time before someone asked James Cameron about it. Fortunately, with the 3D re-release of Terminator 2: Judgement Day around the corner, reporters had a chance to ask the director about the … [Read more...]

James Cameron Isn’t Worried about the 11 Year Gap Between Avatar and Avatar 2


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The sequels to Avatar have been so long in the making, it's hard to believe they'll ever see the light of day. What started off as two sequels to make an Avatar trilogy was then expanded to three movies, and then finally four. That development process, along … [Read more...]

Producer Says Terminator Announcement Due Later This Year


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There's something about the Terminator franchise that really reminds me of the Alien franchise... Despite multiple sequels, the last great film in the series was the second one, and in both cases, they were directed by James Cameron. Still, it seems one bad … [Read more...]

Avatar Sequels Finally Begin Shooting In August


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) It's hard to believe that Avatar premiered in theaters way back in December 2009. After seven years, not only have none of the sequels been released, but they still haven't shot a single frame of it yet. That should all change this upcoming August. While … [Read more...]

James Cameron, Deadpool’s Tim Miller Working On New Terminator Film


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I'm a massive fan of the first Terminator film, which opened in 1984. It was a pitch-perfect movie that was superbly crafted. The sequel, Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991), tends to be considered an even bigger achievement. While I also love that film it is the … [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...]

James Cameron Pushing For Glasses-Free 3D For Avatar Sequels


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Avatar was an ok story wrapped up in incredible film technology. To this day, it is still one of the best uses of 3D I've seen in a movie theater. This didn't come as a surprise when I watched the film, since director James Cameron is widely known for pushing the … [Read more...]

Alita: Battle Angel Casts Jackie Earle Haley


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Jackie Earle Haley has joined the cast of Alita: Battle Angel to be produced by James Cameron and directed by Robert Rodriguez. It's based on one of my all time favorite comic book series published by Viz here in North America. For years I've been waiting for … [Read more...]

Michael Biehn: Neil Blomkamp’s Alien 5 “Is Going To Happen”


By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Action icon Michael Biehn insists Neill Blomkamp's Alien 5 is “going to happen and I know I’m going to be in it.” Development of the much discussed alternate direct sequel to Aliens (1986), which will reportedly ignore the events of the third and fourth movies, … [Read more...]

Retrospective: James Cameron’s Aliens

The cast of Aliens (1986, Fox)

By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Thirty years ago James Cameron's Aliens was released to the world – solidifying his status as the new king of the blockbuster world. As an R-rated action sequel to Ridley Scott's already revered 1979 horror-thriller, it cannot be overstated how much of a remarkable … [Read more...]

The Dark Knight Trilogy: Christopher Nolan’s Legacy Can Never Be Tarnished

Christopher Nolan directs Batman (Christian Bale) and Bane (Tom Hardy)

  It's been 4 years since Christopher Nolan wrapped up his Batman trilogy with The Dark Knight Rises. With DC and Warner Bros. going all-in on Zack Snyder's universe, we thought we'd take a look at how, despite Rises' issues, Nolan's legacy is cemented. - Ed. By Mark Hodge … [Read more...]

Sigourney Weaver Says Alien 5 Will Ignore Alien 3 & 4

Concept art shows Ripley and Hicks in Neill Blomkamp's Alien sequel

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The fact that Alien 5 is a distinct possibility is exciting, especially since Neill Blomkamp willed it into existence via solely some art he had commissioned and displayed on Instagram. While it is currently sitting on the back-burner, as Ridley Scott is producing … [Read more...]

James Cameron Officially Announces Four Avatar Sequels


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One thing you can always say about James Cameron is that he goes big or he goes home. And when he goes home, it's to plan something big. After Titanic hit the screen and became a monster hit, Cameron waited 12 years before releasing Avatar, which became even more … [Read more...]

Avatar 2 Delayed — Yet Again

Motorcycle Details

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Just a few days ago, Disney announced that they were pushing the date for Star Wars: Episode VIII from May 2017 to December 2017, placing it in a direct confrontation with Avatar 2. I took this as a sign that either Disney wasn't afraid of the James Cameron film, … [Read more...]