EPISODE 151: THE DETROIT TOWER

Sometimes, life gets busy…and you forget to post the latest episode of your podcast. 😀

On Episode 151 of The Hodgepodge Podcast, friend of the show Matt King returns to discuss The Dark Tower. Then, Doug and Dirty A talk about Kathryn Bigelow‘s Detroit! Continue reading

EPISODE 150: WAR FOR THE DUNKIRK BLONDE

It’s Episode 150 of The Hodgepodge Podcast!!! On this milestone episode, Doug and Dirty A discuss all the goings on at this year’s San Diego Comic Con and then give their thoughts on the films War for the Planet of the Apes and Dunkirk. They wrap up with an EARLY REVIEW of Atomic Blonde! Continue reading

Doug Reviews: Dunkirk (2017)

Since The Dark Knight and Inception, Christopher Nolan’s films have been fantastic spectacles, but lacking narratively (The Dark Knight Rises and Interstellar). Does his World War II film, Dunkirk, return him back to excellence or are Nolan’s best days as a filmmaker behind him? Continue reading

Doug Reviews: War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)

When Rise of the Planet of the Apes was about to be released in 2011, I was very wary of it, because prequels, as a general rule, are horrible. However, Rise was a surprisingly great film and its sequel, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, is practically a masterpiece. Now comes the third film in the series, War for the Planet of the Apes. Does it continue the streak of quality or does it fall into the typical traps of most trilogy-cappers? Continue reading

Doug Reviews: The Big Sick (2017)

From Director Michael Showalter and a screenplay by Emily V. Gordon and star Kumail Nanjiani, The Big Sick is a romantic comedy of a different type as the characters overcome not only their own neuroses, but also cultural and health demands as well. Is the film worth your time? Continue reading

EPISODE 149: HANGIN’ WITH MR. PARKER

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

Doug Reviews: Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

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