EPISODE 93: JESSICA JONES’ SPECTRE MOCKINGJAY: PART 5 OF 4 w/ Matt King

Doug and Dirty A are back with Episode 93 of The Hodgepodge Podcast! In this episode, they welcome back friend of the show author Matt King to discuss the latest James Bond film, Spectre, as well as the final Hunger Games movie, and the new Netflix series, Marvel’s Jessica Jones. Before that, though, they take time to run down the first trailer from Captain America: Civil War. Continue reading

Doug Reviews: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 (2015)

Well, that’s settled. Finally, the world can rejoice with the concluding chapter in the Hunger Games trilogy tetralogy—rejoice because it’s over. Thank God I’ll never have to hear the names Peeta or Gale ever again. Continue reading

Episode 55: Mocking Horrible Bosses with Rosewater May Give you Whiplash – Part 1

COVERIn Episode 55 of the podcast, Doug and Dirty A discuss what will probably be the biggest movie of the year in Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1. Then the discussion turns to a pair of indie films: the intense Whiplash and Jon Stewart’s Rosewater, before finishing up with a chat about Horrible Bosses 2. This episode was recorded pre-Thanksgiving, so that’s why the whole episode isn’t just a huge freakout over the new Star Wars trailer. That will be next episode. Thanks for listening! Continue reading

Doug Reviews: Mockingjay Part 1

the-hunger-games-mockingjay-part-1-final-posterA few years ago, Warner Brothers started the trend of taking the final volume of an adaptation and splitting it into two films. That film/adaptation was Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Lionsgate has continued this questionable trend with the final volume of the Hunger Games trilogy, Mockingjay. Harry Potter was 759 pages, while Mockingjay was 400. The former probably deserved the split film treatment, while the latter just feels like it’s milking the audience. Continue reading

Episode 12: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and Dallas Buyers Club

Happy Thanksgiving! In between servings of pie, be sure to feast on Episode 12 of The Hodgepodge Podcast!

In this episode, Dirty A and I review Matthew McConaughey’s latest, Dallas Buyers Club. Then we discuss the new Hunger Games film, Catching Fire as well as the explosion of young adult-geared films in Hollywood.

Thanks for listening and enjoy!

Doug

The audio file for this episode has been moved to The Hodgepodge Podcast Archive, so click the link and listen there!