Doug Reviews: Steve Jobs (2015)

Your enjoyment of Director Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs will be dependent on how much of an Apple acolyte you are. If you love Apple and Steve Jobs with every ounce of your soul, you’ll probably want to skip this one, but you’ll be missing a well-written, well-acted film. Continue reading

Doug Reviews: Crimson Peak (2015)

In the ramp up to Co-Writer-Director Guillermo del Toro’s latest, Crimson Peak, I kept calling it Crimson Tide by accident. I wish I’d seen Crimson Tide instead. Continue reading

Doug Reviews: The Martian (2015)

In the late 70s and early 80s, Director Ridley Scott was synonymous with science fiction after the success of Alien and the cult classic cool of Blade Runner. However, his most recent films have been mainly misses than hits. Does The Martian continue that string of losses or does it signal a comeback? Continue reading

EPISODE 90: BLACK MASS FOR SICARIO AND THE MARTIAN w/ Matt King

After a little time off to deal with, y’know, life, Doug and Dirty A are back to review Scott Cooper‘s Black Mass with Johnny Depp and Denis Villeneuve‘s Sicario with Emily Blunt and Benicio Del Toro. Then, they are joined by friend of the show, author Matt King to discuss Ridley Scott‘s The Martian starring Matt Damon. Which films make the grade? Take a listen and find out! Continue reading

Doug Reviews: Sicario (2015)

Director Denis Villeneuve returns with Sicario, a story about the Mexican drug trade, its effect on America, and the people doing something about it. It is also one of the best films of the year. Continue reading

Doug Reviews: Everest

Everest, the latest film from Director Baltasar Kormákur, tells the story of the 1996 Mt. Everest Disaster, but does the drama equal the stunning visuals? Continue reading

Doug Reviews: Black Mass

Director Scott Cooper’s Black Mass tells the unbelievably true story of Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger. It features great performances from its cast, but is the film, as a whole, sound? Continue reading

Doug’s 2015 Fall Movie Preview!

Let’s get this out of the way right from the start: there are a LOT of great movies coming out this Fall Movie Season, but there’s really only one that I absolutely HAVE to see…seven times. As usual, I have compiled a small list of the titles I’m most looking forward to the last quarter of the year. If you want a more expansive preview, I suggest you check out Entertainment Weekly’s—they do a good job. Also remember, these titles are listed in order of release as they stand now. All dates are subject to change. So, without further ado, let’s go to the movies! Continue reading