Doug Reviews: The Hitman’s Bodyguard (2017)

From Director Patrick Hughes and Screenwriter Tom O’Connor comes The Hitman’s Bodyguard, an action comedy that has some nice laughs and plenty of action, but is not unique enough to stand out in the crowd. Continue reading

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Doug Reviews: American Assassin (2017)

When I saw the first trailer for American Assassin, the first film based on author Vince Flynn’s Mitch Rapp character, I had hopes that this would be a different kind of spy film—the making of an assassin. Then, the second trailer looked like the film would be a schlocky piece of crap. Which one was the better barometer? Continue reading

Doug’s 2017 Fall Movie Preview!

Holy cow, this year’s Fall Movie Preview is late—hey, I’m allowed to go on vacation too—it’s also chockful of (potentially) great movies. This fall movie season has got everything from major, major blockbusters, to Oscar hopefuls, to more mid-level films that just hope to score your attention for two hours. This year, I’ve grouped the films by release date, but be advised, those dates are always subject to change. In fact, the only one that won’t change is my first entry, because that film is already in theaters: Continue reading

EPISODE 153: END OF SUMMER TRIFECTA!

Spend Labor Day weekend with The Hodgepodge Podcast! Or watch the three movies we review and THEN spend the weekend with us! However you want to do it, just listen to the damn podcast. Films reviewed: Logan Lucky, Wind River, Brigsby Bear. Continue reading

EPISODE 152: THE CIRCLE WAR

On Episode 152 of The Hodgepodge Podcast, Doug and Dirty A welcome back friend of the show Matt King to discuss his new novel trilogy, The Circle War! They also review some series on Netflix called The Defenders, (but Circle War is way better). Watch out for Defenders SPOILERS Continue reading

Doug Reviews: Wind River (2017)

Written and directed by Taylor Sheridan, Wind River follows a tracker and an FBI agent as they hunt for a murderer on the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming. Does Sheridan make the successful jump to directing or should he just stick to screenwriting? Continue reading