On Episode 196 of The Hodgepodge Podcast, Doug and Dirty A discuss the films:


Child’s Play (2019)

Toy Story 4

One of these things is not like the others…in that it’s great! Take a guess which one and take a listen! Continue reading


On Episode 168 of The Hodgepodge Podcast, Doug and Dirty A welcome back friend of the show Matt King to discuss two of the summer’s biggest blockbusters: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom and Incredibles 2. Which one is worth your time and which one is a bust? Continue reading

Doug Reviews: The Incredibles 2 (2018)

It’s been fourteen long years, but Writer-Director Brad Bird has finally returned to deliver Pixar’s The Incredibles 2. Was the sequel worth the wait or has too much time passed for it to be relevant? Continue reading

Doug Reviews: Cars 3 (2017)

If there is one Pixar property that I have never been thrilled with, it’s the Cars series. The first one was essentially a kiddie Doc Hollywood, while the second was basically Mater: The Movie. So, when I heard they were making a third Cars film, I audibly groaned. But, it is a Pixar film and I have to see them, even if they are Cars. Is the film any good? Continue reading



In Episode 114 of The Hodgepodge Podcast, Doug and Dirty A pull a fast one and table the Pixar discussion for another time. Instead, they discuss Finding Dory by its lonesome as well as The Shallows and….*sigh* Independence Day: Resurgence. Then Doug gives some thoughts on Nicolas Winding Refn‘s latest, The Neon Demon. Continue reading

Doug Reviews: Finding Dory (2016)

It’s been thirteen years since Pixar released Finding Nemo. That film became an absolute phenomenon that summer and when Disney finally bought Pixar and instituted their two original films for one sequel/prequel rule, it was inevitable that a sequel to Nemo would be coming. Now, Finding Dory is here, but is it more Toy Story 2 or Cars 2? Continue reading


For the milestone 100th episode of The Hodgepodge Podcast, Doug and Dirty A welcome back friend of the show author Matt King to celebrate! Each of the guys selected 10 of their favorite movies to discuss in this giant-sized episode. Take a listen to the movie love fest! Continue reading

Doug Reviews: The Good Dinosaur (2015)

With The Good Dinosaur, we’ve finally found out what Pixar can’t do: release two great films in one year. Continue reading