After a few weeks off, Doug and Dirty A return and welcome back Matt King to yak about the third (and best?) Thor film, Ragnarok! Be warned, though, there are frequent SPOILERS throughout! 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


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


On Episode 149 of The Hodgepodge Podcast, Doug and Dirty A welcome back friend of the show Matt King to discuss Spider-Man: Homecoming! Is this the first Spider-Man film that Doug will love all the way through? Will it make Matt forget all about Sam Raimi‘s Spider-Man 2? Will Dirty A rank it with the Thor movies? Take a listen and find out! Continue reading


In Episode 143, Doug and Dirty A welcome back friend of the show Matt King to discuss Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2! Beware MAJOR SPOILERS throughout! After talking about the film, the boys speculate how this will all tie into Avengers: Infinity War, due out next summer. Continue reading

Doug Reviews: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

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? Continue reading

Doug’s 2017 Summer Movie Preview!

It’s that time of year again, where the major movie studios throw blockbuster films at moviegoers’ feet! However, with films like Logan, Beauty and the Beast, and Fate of the Furious releasing in the first third of the year, and future hits Justice League, Thor: Ragnarok, and The Last Jedi coming in the last two months, is summer still a special season for movies? Yes, and I’m about to tell you why.

As usual, I’ve listed the films I’m interested in seeing in their current order of release, as these dates are subject to change. At the end, I’ve included a short list of the films I’m iffy on and three that I’m avoiding like the plague. Click on the titles to see the trailers (if available) and here…we…go! Continue reading


After a few weeks off, Doug and Dirty A return with Episode 122 of The Hodgepodge Podcast! The boys welcome back friend of the show Matt King to discuss Marvel’s latest, Doctor Strange, as well as Director Denis Villeneuve‘s Arrival. Continue reading


Have you seen Captain America: Civil War yet? No? Good, because once you listen to Hodgepodge Podcast 110, you won’t have to see it. In this epic-length episode, Doug and Dirty A are joined once again by author Matt King to discuss the latest Marvel film in painstaking detail. Everything is covered and nothing is off-limits, so that’s your SPOILER ALERT. If you manage to make it to the end, you may even hear the guys debate which trilogy is better: Captain America or The Dark Knight! Continue reading