And so, Marvel Studios brings audiences the story of Doctor Strange, another arrogant prick who needs a lesson in humility. Does this superhero origin story stack up with Marvel’s best or is this a subpar effort?Continue reading
Hodgepodge 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
Ant-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
After a short break, Doug and Dirty A spend their time before seeing Avengers: Age of Ultron to discuss two great films: Ex Machina and Me and Earl and the Dying Girl. Then, the talk turns to some of the great comedies currently airing on the old boob tube. Take a listen!Continue reading
The Summer Movie Season is almost here, folks, so Doug and Dirty A deliver their take on some of the films heading to theaters over the next three months. First, though, they clean up some old business by FINALLY delivering their review of Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart in Get Hard. Take a listen!Continue reading
It’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