Four Of The Best Indie Directors Working Today

Steve McQueen

By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Steve McQueen This Turner Prize winning artist has quickly established himself as one of the best directors in the world. With an uncompromising  style, McQueen is not scared to tackle subjects other filmmakers wouldn't touch with a boom mic. Inspired by pop … [Read more...]

X-Men: Dark Phoenix – Kinberg to Direct, Singer Responds, Cast Revealed


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) X-Men: Apocalypse was a bit of a let down after the stunning achievement that was X-Men: Days of Future Past. But if you thought they were going to stop there, you are mistaken. For a while now, we've known that Fox has been working on a project that was first … [Read more...]

Michael Fassbender May Return for X-Men: Dark Phoenix

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The future of the X-Men series has been a bit in question. Not that Fox would stop making the mutant films — in fact, they're expanding with X-Force and New Mutants — but the parent series itself is going through some transition. We've known that Simon … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction to the Alien: Covenant Trailer


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Alien and Aliens are two of the very best examples of science fiction horror. Alien 3 and Alien: Resurrection were either pale imitators, or screwed up due to studio interference. The Alien vs. Predator series pretty much took two beloved franchises and dragged … [Read more...]

Terrence Malick’s Song to Song To Open SXSW Film Festival

Song to Song (Terrence Malick)

By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) After forty years of making spell-binding cinema, American auteur Terrence Malick is premiering his next feature Song to Song in his hometown of Austin, Texas. And it's a happy coincidence that the city is also home to SXSW – one of the world's biggest media … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction To The Alien: Covenant Red-Band Trailer


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I'm still surprised that we got a trailer for Blade Runner 2049 before Alien: Covenant, but we have finally got our first look at the Alien prequel/Prometheus sequel on Christmas Day. Not only did we get a trailer, but it was a red-band trailer which was 20th … [Read more...]

Fox May Reboot X-Men, Developing Deadpool 3 / X-Force Film


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Every time I've written something about X-Men, it has always been the same: It is definitely time to reboot it. Narratively the whole franchise has collapsed under its own weight and history, with no one really paying attention to consistency. So it is good news … [Read more...]

Alien: Covenant Images Leak

The Alien from Prometheus (2012)

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I don't know why I so looking forward to Alien: Covenant after the misfire that was Prometheus. Perhaps it's that I'm getting a definite vibe that this film will finally get the Alien franchise back on track after Alien 3 derailed it back in 1992, along with Alien: … [Read more...]

Michael Fassbender Reveals Alien: Covenant’s Xenomorphs Have a New Name


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Prometheus was a beautifully shot film with a terrible screenplay. Albeit it was better than either Alien 3 or Alien: Resurrection, but it was a movie with wasted promise, and it took things too far away from the horror of the Alien universe, and it even dropped … [Read more...]

Danny McBride Talks About His Role In Alien: Covenant

Alien: Covenant - Danny McBride and Sir Ridley Scott

By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Arguably the most surprising addition to the cast of Alien: Covenant was comedian Danny McBride. And while there is a high level of secrecy surrounding the Ridley Scott helmed prequel/sequel, funny man McBride spoke to Rolling Stone about working with the iconic … [Read more...]

Alien: Covenant Images Shows Ridley Scott, Michael Fassbender

Ridley Scott Alien: Covenant

By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) A new set photo from the production of Alien: Covenant has been released showing Ridley Scott giving directions to the cast and crew. However, the most interesting part of the picture, which admittedly doesn't give much away, is star Michael Fassbender in the … [Read more...]

Who Wants To Be The Next James Bond?


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) With rumors that Daniel Craig has turned down a cool $100 million to reprise his role as James Bond for two more films, more names are being tossed into the pot. We've heard names like Idris Elba, Damian Lewis, Aiden Turner, and Tom Hardy bandied about, with Tom … [Read more...]

Nowhere To Run: Image From Alien: Covenant


By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Following some recent leaks and teases, we finally have our first proper look at Ridley Scott's Alien: Covenant. The official Facebook account of the Scott's original Alien (1979) has posted an image showing actress Katherine Waterson (Inherant Vice, Steve Jobs) … [Read more...]

Movie Review: X-Men: Apocalypse

X-Men: Apocalypse EW

By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I can already tell that X-Men: Apocalypse is going to be somewhat unfairly judged. There are a few reasons this is the case, but before we get to that, let's go over the film shall we? X-Men: Apocalypse starts off in ancient Egypt, where the titular character … [Read more...]

New Alien: Covenant Set Photos Reveal Petrified Figures


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Production of Alien: Covenant is underway in Sydney, Australia, and an enterprising photographer was able to take some pictures in a quarry where director Ridley Scott is shooting the sequel. The film has gone through several different permutations and titles from … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction To Assassin’s Creed Trailer


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Video game adaptations tend to be... not very good, to say the least. They tend to be mediocre, but fun at best (Mortal Kombat), to absolutely atrocious (Mario Bros). So it was with trepidation that I pressed the play button on the trailer for Michael … [Read more...]