In 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.
Cold in July is a strange film. On the surface, it is a plain and simple revenge thriller, but there are a couple of twists that definitely throw the viewer for a loop. Unfortunately, these twists also come with an unraveling of the story’s internal logic, ruining what could have been a great movie and undermining some very good performances.Continue reading