After the success of Writer-Director James Gunn‘s 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy, there was no doubt that a sequel would follow in short order. However, is Volume 2 an upgrade over the original or have these Marvel heroes already peaked?
On Episode 139, Doug and Dirty A welcome Alex and Collin from Name Redacted Podcast to The Hodgepodge Podcast! The guys pay the Hodgepodge a visit to discuss the plethora of comic book movies heading to theaters this year. Also, the gang takes time to discuss Anthony Hopkins’ recent comments about Michael Bay. This episode was an absolute blast to make and hopefully there will be future crossovers ahead!
Logan represents Hugh Jackman’s final performance as the X-Man Wolverine, but this film is about as far from an X-Men film as you can get. Does Jackman go out on a high note or should he just have left well-enough alone?
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?
When I reviewed 2014’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, I said I’d like to see the Turtles in a better movie. The sequel, Out of the Shadows, isn’t it.
This is it. In Episode 15 of The Crossover Podcast, Doug and Matt discuss their (relatively) spoiler-free reactions to Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War! They also take some time to discuss some other comic book movie news including Doctor Strange, Captain Marvel, X-Men: Apocalypse, Wolverine 3, and the DC Extended Universe.
In Episode 13 of The Crossover Podcast, Doug and Matt delve into the latest (final?) trailer for Captain America: Civil War before turning their attention to the DC side of the street. They discuss the latest news on the animated Killing Joke film and then respond to a couple of Collider articles ranking the films of Superman and Batman.
On Episode 12 of The Crossover Podcast, Doug and Matt talk about the big blockbusters headed your way over the next few months including Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Captain America: Civil War, (clearly, this was recorded before the final trailer for Cap 3 blew up the Internet). Then they turn their attention to the small screen and discuss the upcoming Season 2 of Daredevil on Netflix as well as the casting of Iron Fist. Finally, they discuss the dumpster fire that is the Gambit film as well as rumors that a certain classic Wolverine villain will show up in his next film.
In Episode 11 of The Crossover Podcast, Doug and Matt discuss the latest Marvel “flop,” Deadpool with “box office poison” Ryan Reynolds. Then they break down the comic book film spots that aired during the Super Bowl before turning their attention to the rumored studio concerns about Warner Brothers’ Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice.