Doug Reviews: Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)

After devastating audiences with Avengers: Infinity War, Marvel gets lighter with Director Peyton Reed’s sequel to 2015’s Ant-Man, Ant-Man and the Wasp. Does this film go bigger or shrink from the challenge? Continue reading

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EPISODE 02: FLAVOR OF THE MONTH!

Zack Snyder made some eyebrow-raising comments about Marvel’s Ant-Man and Doug and Matt discussed some superhero casting news back in September 2015 in Episode 2 of The Crossover Podcast. Continue reading

EPISODE 83: ANT MAN with special guest MATT KING

cover_83Hodgepodge Podcast Episode 83 brings another Marvel Movie Discussion with friend of the show, author Matt King! This time Matt joins Doug and Dirty A to talk all about Marvel’s latest film, Ant-Man. They also take some time to discuss the latest Batman v. Superman trailer released at San Diego Comic Con as well as the Suicide Squad sneak peek and the look of X-Men: Apocalypse‘s title villain. Take a listen! Continue reading

Doug Reviews: Ant Man

ant_man_ver13_xlgAnt-Man was supposed to be part of Marvel Studios’ first slate of films along with Iron Man. It’s been in development since 2006 and was to be co-written and directed by Edgar Wright. None of these things happened, but did the loss of a unique auteur ruin the character for film forever? Continue reading

Doug’s 2015 Summer Movie Preview!

2015 SUMMER PREVIEWIt’s that time of year again when the temperatures remind those in denial that maybe the Earth is getting hotter and everyone seeks shelter in the air-conditioned sanctuary that is the local multiplex. But what to watch once you’re there? Well, I’m here to clue you in on twenty-two of the films I’m most curious about this summer. Like with my Fall Preview last year, this will be a curtailed affair, so I won’t be slamming too many films as unwatchable, but in looking at the calendar, I don’t see many egregious offenders—for once. Maybe that means movies are getting better? But it’s probably more because Paul Blart 2 is a spring release.

As always, I’ll list the films in order by release date, but of course, those dates are always subject to change. 2015 is shaping up to be a movie year for the ages and it all begins with a minor indie release called: Continue reading

Episode 39: Maleficent, Only Lovers Left Alive, Fading Gigolo, and Cold In July

COVERIn Episode 39 of The Hodgepodge Podcast, Doug and Dirty A talk about the continuing saga that is Marvel Studios’ Ant-Man, or as Doug insists on calling it – CAN’T-Man. They then discuss what works and what doesn’t in Disney’s Maleficent, before turning their attention to three recent indie films: Cold in July, Fading Gigolo, and the best of the bunch, Only Lovers Left Alive.

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