Friday’s Funny – How Rogue One Should Have Ended


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Rogue One was a lot of fun, and a big hit for Lucasfilm and Disney. But of course, being that it's Friday and we have a Funny Feature for you, we present to you, How Rogue One Should Have Ended. Have a great weekend! … [Read more...]

Disney Research Takes Next Step In Streamlined Mo-Cap System


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Motion Capture. It's all the rage these days for big budget films. Without it, Lucasfilm couldn't have virtually brought back Peter Cushing to reprise his role as Grand Moff Tarkin in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Nor could Benedict Cumberbatch have been the dragon … [Read more...]

Star Wars Rebels Mid-Season Trailer Reveals Maul Vs. Old Ben Kenobi


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) What started off as a kids show has definitely developed into a more complex series, and it looks like that trend will continue. Star Wars Rebels returns and with it we got a new trailer for the mid-season premiere. The trailer has a bit more with Forest … [Read more...]

Rogue One: Here’s What Happened To The Deleted Scenes


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) It has been nearly a month since I've seen Rogue One, and I'm starting to get the urge to rewatch it already. I guess I can't help but clamor for more Star Wars (congratulations Disney), and we know that there are different scenes from the film as seen in the … [Read more...]

Promo for Forest Whitaker’s Return in Star Wars Rebels


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the more surprising things to come out of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was the fact that Forest Whitaker was playing a character named Saw Gerrera. For those of you who didn't watch Star Wars: The Clone Wars, the character was originally introduced on that … [Read more...]

Star Wars Story Group Committed To Shared Universe


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) I love a large story. One of the things that attracts me to the Marvel Cinematic Universe is all of these stories taking place within the same meta-narrative, where you can see all the connective tissue. When Disney bought Lucasfilm, they took the entire … [Read more...]

The 5 Best Films Of 2016


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) It's that time of year again! After 52 weeks of watching film after film, I've compiled my favorite and least favorite films I've seen in 2016. It's been a very uneven year, and it was surprisingly difficult to put these lists together, since there were so many … [Read more...]

Star Wars Icon Carrie Fisher Has Died


By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The world has been praying for her ever since she suffered a massive heart attack on December 23. Since then, we have been checking our Twitter feeds every day, hoping for good news. But alas, time was up for Carrie Fisher, who has died at age 60. And the Star Wars … [Read more...]

Rogue One Director Says There’s A 4K Restoration Of Star Wars: A New Hope


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is out in theaters, and loads of news is coming in about making that film and how it ties into everything. Characters from the movie will be reintroduced in Star Wars Rebels, and we may even see events from the film in that animated … [Read more...]

We May See the Rogue One Battle In Star Wars Rebels


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the things I absolutely love is a large, sprawling story. That's why I'm a huge fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and why I thought Lucasfilm's plan to create live action Star Wars films framed outside of the main saga, including Rogue One, was such a … [Read more...]

Here’s How To Make A Rogue One Prequel [Spoilers!]


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) This article contains massive spoilers for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story! You have been warned. It's been a week since I sat down to watch Rogue One. Following its release, a whole bunch of easter eggs and behind-the-scenes news have poured out. One of the more … [Read more...]

Director Gareth Edwards Reveals Very Different Rogue One Ending [Spoilers!]


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) If you haven't watched Rogue One: A Star Wars Story yet ,then you really shouldn't read this article at all. We'll be talking about the end of the film and revealing mass spoilers. You have been warned! For months we've heard rumors that the ending of Rogue One … [Read more...]

A Rogue One Character is Coming to Star Wars Rebels


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) One of the things I really loved about Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was all of the connective tissue between all of the films. What I was surprised to learn about was how much the film had links to the animated Star Wars Rebels television series. We didn't see any … [Read more...]

Rogue One Box Office: Second Biggest Domestic December Opening


By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) As expected, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story enjoyed a massive opening weekend around the world – raking in $290.5 million in global box office receipts. Disney's first standalone Star Wars film since buying Lucasfilm also earned an enormous $155 million in North … [Read more...]

Is Felicity Jones Returning for a Star Wars: Luke Skywalker Spin-Off? [Spoilers!]


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) If you haven't seen Rogue One: A Star Wars Story yet, you really should not be reading this article. You have been warned that major spoilers for the film are ahead and you really don't want to get spoiled. Now that that is out of the way, The Hollywood Reporter … [Read more...]

Movie Review — Rogue One: A Star Wars Story


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Lucasfilm and Disney have a lot riding on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. In fact, I'll argue that this film is the one that will justify or not the $4.05 billion dollar price tag for acquiring Lucasfilm that Disney spent. It's one thing to buy Star Wars but at that … [Read more...]