EPISODE 209: DISNEY+ MARVEL

On Episode 209 of The Hodgepodge Podcast, Doug and Dirty A welcome back friend of the show Matt King to discuss Marvel’s Disney+ shows: WandaVision, Falcon and the Winter Soldier, and Loki!

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EPISODE 198: SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME

On Episode 198 of The Hodgepodge Podcast, Doug and Dirty A welcome back friend of the show Matt King to discuss Spider-Man: Far From Home! Clearly, this was recorded prior to Marvel Studios’ big Phase 4 reveal at San Diego Comic Con, so laugh at some of their incorrect predictions. As usual, MAJOR SPOILERS throughout. Continue reading

EPISODE 191: AVENGERS: ENDGAME

This is IT! Author and friend of the show Matt King joins Doug and Dirty A to discuss the Marvel Studios epic Avengers: Endgame! Be warned, there will be MASSIVE SPOILERS in this episode, so if you’re one of the few who have not seen the film yet, DO NOT listen until you’ve seen it! Of course, with Marvel’s own marketing materials ruining all the best bits at this point, you’ve probably already been spoiled. Continue reading

EPISODE 179: MULE-MAN: INTO THE MULE-VERSE

Doug and Dirty A return with Episode 179 of The Hodgepodge Podcast! In this episode, the boys give their opinions on Clint Eastwood’s The Mule and the animated feature, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. Doug also gives his thoughts on Yorgos Lanthimos’ latest, The Favourite. Continue reading

EPISODE 174: ANTI-VENOM

On Episode 174 of The Hodgepodge Podcast, Doug and Dirty A are joined once again by friend of the show author Matt King to discuss Sony’s VENOM. Is the film any good? Is it really possible to launch a Spider-Man universe WITHOUT Spider-Man? Take a listen and find out, but maybe don’t if you’re trying to avoid SPOILERS. Continue reading

EPISODE 164: INFINITY TALK

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!

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Doug Reviews: Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

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?

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Doug Reviews: Black Panther (2018)

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

Doug Reviews: Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

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