Doug was busy with the acting thing, but he and Dirty A are back with Episode 164 of The Hodgepodge Podcast. The boys welcome back Matt King to discuss Marvel’s box office juggernaut, Avengers: Infinity War!
After ten years of buildup and interlocking storylines, Avengers: Infinity War is finally upon us. Does the film live up to the hype or is it just the latest cog in the Marvel machine that leaves the audience wanting?
Black Panther was the first black superhero in mainstream American comic books and now, finally, he has his own movie. Do Director-Co-Writer Ryan Coogler and Marvel deliver the studio’s best film yet?Continue reading
Despite what Marvel’s producers may have you believe, there is most certainly a hierarchy to the Avengers roster. At the top, there are Captain America and Iron Man—number one and number two really depend on who has a movie out at the moment—and way below them is Thor. Now, that’s not entirely the character’s fault. His films have been sub-par with inconsistent writing throughout. Is the third time the charm with Thor: Ragnarok?Continue reading
In 2016, thanks to an unprecedented deal between Marvel Studios and Sony, Spider-Man finally appeared in a Marvel Cinematic Universe film—Captain America: Civil War, for those who weren’t paying attention. Now, Sony and Marvel collaborate again with Spider-Man: Homecoming, a solo Spider-Man film that takes place within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Does Homecoming break the current streak of awful Spider-Man films?Continue reading