On Episode 157 of The Hodgepodge Podcast, Doug and Dirty A discuss both 1982’s Blade Runner and its new sequel, Blade Runner 2049! You can also follow along as they journey through the interwebs to get tickets for Star Wars: The Last Jedi!
After years of hints and promises, Bad Santa 2 has finally arrived in theaters. Is it a great dark comedy like the original or should the filmmakers have just left well enough alone?
In 2012, Writer-Director Christopher McQuarrie brought Author Lee Child’s creation, Jack Reacher, to movie audiences. The first film, Jack Reacher, was a solid action movie that hearkened back to the films of the 80s and 90s. Now, Director Ed Zwick takes over for the sequel, Jack Reacher: Never Go Back. Does Reacher’s second adventure equal or surpass the original?
After years of hints, denials, and rumors Jason Bourne has finally returned to theaters with Director Paul Greengrass back at the helm. Is his latest adventure a worthy addition to the series or should the filmmakers have just left well enough alone?
It’s the third Purge movie in four years, but can the Purge: Election Year elevate its game enough to become a movie you won’t be ashamed to like?
Hey kids, remember Independence Day? It was the original turn-off-your-brain mass destruction flick. Well, it’s been twenty years and we’re getting a sequel in Independence Day: Resurgence. My only question: Why?
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?
2013’s Now You See Me was a fun little caper movie with likable characters that might have been a nice watch on cable on a rainy afternoon. Its sequel, Now You See Me 2 is none of those things.
When I reviewed 2014’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, I said I’d like to see the Turtles in a better movie. The sequel, Out of the Shadows, isn’t it.