Here’s Where Natalie Portman’s Jane Foster Is In Thor: Ragnarok

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Thor: Ragnarok looks like it will easily be the best of the Thor films, and may have a huge impact on the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige has already hinted that it may directly connect to the events of Avengers: Infinity War, while … [Read more...]

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

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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...]

Trailer: Jackie Starring Natalie Portman

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Natalie Portman is being widely tipped to win her second Oscar for her performance in Jackie. The star, who won an Academy Award for Best Actress in 2011 for Black Swan, plays Jacqueline Onassis, former First Lady and widow to assassinated President John F. … [Read more...]

Annihilation First Images: Alex Garland’s Stunning Sci-fi Film

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Filmmaker Alex Garland's follow-up to his critically acclaimed Ex Machina (2015) is another sci-fi movie titled, Annihilation. These stunning pictures from the set, which were posted on Instagram by the talented cast and crew, glimpse the bleak aesthetics of the … [Read more...]

Star Wars Prequel Trilogy Re-Review

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The countdown to Star Wars: The Force Awakens is coming to an end, with less than two days until it premieres! In order to celebrate that, I decided to sit down and watch the entire Star Wars saga from beginning to end. The first question was how to watch it. … [Read more...]

Full Trailer: Jane Got A Gun

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) After one of the most chaotic productions in living memory - the full trailer for Jane Got A Gun is finally here. And the good news is that the western, starring Natalie Portman as the titular heroine, looks really good. Take a look at the trailer (with French … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction To Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The final poster for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, along with screening info (which crashed several theaters' servers), was released yesterday, and now we get the final trailer. Take a look: Dear. God. I'm looking for words to string together into a geek's … [Read more...]

‘Jane Got A Gun’ Free From Bankrupt Relativity Media

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Natalie Portman's troubled project Jane Got A Gun has freed itself from bankrupt company Relativity Media. The film's producers, which includes Oscar winner and star Portman, were helped by financier and attorney David Boies – meaning the film will now be screened … [Read more...]

Terrence Malick’s New Project Titled Weightless

By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Terrence Malick's eight feature film in over 40 years is currently in post-production and is titled Weightless. According to fan site One Big Soul (via The Film Stage) a credit sheet belonging to Supervising Sound Editor Joel Dougherty listed the project, alongside … [Read more...]

First Pictures: Jane Got A Gun Starring Natalie Portman

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) One of the most tumultuous productions in living memory, Jane Got A Gun, has finally wrapped. The first pictures from the film have arrived, and producer and star Natalie Portman, along with Joel Edgerton and Ewan McGregor. Check them out here: Directed by … [Read more...]

Perla Haney-Jardine Joins Steve Jobs Biopic As Lisa Jobs

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I'd like to pause for a second, and ponder how a movie about Steve Jobs starring Ashton Kutcher easily got off the ground, and yet a competing movie written by Aaron Sorkin, and soon to be directed by Danny Boyle, has such trouble? Casting the titular role has … [Read more...]

Natalie Portman Turns Down Steve Jobs Biopic

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Natalie Portman has reportedly walked away from the troubled biopic of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. Variety has revealed that the Oscar winning actress has declined the opportunity to star in the Danny Boyle-directed drama about Steve Jobs, which has been scripted by … [Read more...]

Lynne Ramsey Slams Jane Got A Gun Lawsuit

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Director Lynne Ramsey has refuted claims she has been served a lawsuit by the producers of Natalie Portman film Jane Got A Gun. Last week, The Hollywood Reporter published court documents showing a $750,000 suit, which has been filed against the filmmaker, due to … [Read more...]

Lynne Ramsey Faces Damaging Jane Got A Gun Lawsuit

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) It seems the fallout from Natalie Portman film Jane Got A Gun has only just begun. Following director Lynne Ramsey's no-show on the first day of shooting, the film's producers, which includes star Portman, are suing the filmmaker for $750,000. But that's not all. … [Read more...]

Movie Review – Thor: The Dark World

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Following the massive box office successes of The Avengers and Iron Man 3, Thor: The Dark World brings Marvel's tentpole crashing to Earth with a bump. The main problem with Alan Taylor's sequel is that the premise of saving the world from otherworldly forces now … [Read more...]

Natalie Portman to debut as director with film of Amos Oz memoir

JERUSALEM (Reuters) Oscar-winning actress Natalie Portman will direct her first feature film based on "A Tale of Love and Darkness," a memoir by Israeli novelist Amos Oz, the author said on Wednesday. The Israeli-American actress, who won a best actress Oscar in 2011 for her role in ballet drama … [Read more...]