EPISODE 184: LEGO STAN & OLLIE PURSUIT

Episode 184 of The Hodgepodge Podcast finds Doug and Dirty A discussing the films Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, Stan & Ollie, and Cold Pursuit. Doug also gives his thoughts on Serenity (2019) and The Kid Who Would be King. Continue reading

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EPISODE 183: (GL)ASS

On Episode 183 of The Hodgepodge Podcast, Doug and Dirty A discuss the sequel to Unbreakable and Split, Glass. Was it worth the wait? Also, Doug professes his love for Netflix’s new series, Sex Education. Continue reading

EPISODE 178: THE HODGEPODGE PODCAST WRECKS THE INTERNET!

On Episode 178 of The Hodgepodge Podcast, Doug and Dirty A discuss the following films:

Green Book

Creed II

The House That Jack Built

Boy Erased

The Front Runner

Ralph Breaks the Internet

They also take time to discuss AMC’s miniseries, The Little Drummer Girl. Continue reading

Doug Reviews: Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)

2015’s Sicario, from Director Denis Villeneuve, was a spectacular film and fairly self-contained. However, where there’s potential money to be had, sequels will follow. So now, we have Day of the Soldado. Villeneuve, who was busy with last year’s magnificent Blade Runner 2049, has passed the directorial reins to Stefano Sollima and original Writer Taylor Sheridan returns to pen the sequel. Does Day of the Soldado live up to Sicario’s legacy or does it cower in its shadow? Continue reading

Doug Reviews: Ocean’s Eight (2018)

Co-Writer-Director Gary Ross revisits Steven Soderbergh’s Ocean’s Eleven universe to deliver Ocean’s Eight, a heist film with a female bent. Does this film capture the fun spirit of the original or is it time for the Ocean’s franchise to just pack it in? Continue reading

EPISODE 168: JURASSIC WORLD IS NOT INCREDIBLE

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: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018)

2015’s Jurassic World was…not a good film. Its sequel, Fallen Kingdom, is directed by J.A. Bayona with a script from Derek Connolly and the first film’s director, Colin Trevorrow. Does this film improve on the previous one or is it an even bigger disaster? Continue reading

EPISODE 166: DEADPOOL 2

On Episode 166 of The Hodgepodge Podcast, Doug and Dirty A welcome back author Matt King to the show to discuss DEADPOOL 2! Does the new film measure up to the original? Find out what the boys thought!

SPOILERS kick in at 20:48.

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Doug Reviews: Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

In 2015, The Force Awakens resurrected the Star Wars franchise and became the highest-grossing domestic film of all-time. Now, Writer-Director Rian Johnson brings audiences the eighth film in the Skywalker family saga, The Last Jedi. Does this film re-hash the past or forge a new path into the future for Star Wars? Continue reading

Doug Reviews: Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

35 years ago, Blade Runner hit theaters and became a cult hit later on video after failing at the box office. In the process, it became one of the most influential science fiction films of all time. Now, Director Denis Villeneuve along with original Screenwriter Hampton Fancher, (as well as co-writer Michael Green), present Blade Runner 2049, a sequel that takes place 30 years later. Does 2049 live up to the first film’s legacy or does it find a way to surpass it? Continue reading