81_COVERIn episode 81, Doug and Dirty A discuss Ted 2, another movie from Seth MacFarlane, but this one is only 75 cents worth of comedy. Then, they dissect Terminator: Genisys, the fifth film in the Terminator franchise, as well as the other films in the Terminator series. They also take time to talk about the impressive first trailer for Creed, the Rocky spinoff starring Michael B. Jordan. Take a listen!  Continue reading




It’s another video review from Doug and Dirty A!

This time, the focus is on Seth MacFarlane‘s latest:


Find out why there’s “A dollar’s worth of comedy” in this one!

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Episode 37: Godzilla, Three Indies, and an early review of A Million Ways to Die in the West

CoverIn Episode 37, Doug and Dirty A deliver their verdict on Godzilla and an early review of A Million Ways to Die in the West. In-between those two films, they discuss three indie films that are in theaters now: Locke, Chef, and God’s Pocket. Thanks for listening!

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Doug Reviews: A Million Ways to Die in the West

poster-for-a-million-ways-to-die-in-the-westAdmittedly, I wasn’t expecting a lot from Seth MacFarlane’s second directorial effort, A Million Ways to Die in the West. Unfortunately, what I got was even worse than I’d imagined. Continue reading

Doug: 2014 Summer Movie Preview

2014 Summer PreviewAfter Blogger pissed me off the last few weeks, I’m toying with moving all my future reviews over to The Hodgepodge Podcast page. So, I figured why not start with my 2014 Summer Movie Preview, which was taken down from my Blogger page for dubious reasons. Let me know in the comments if you want all the reviews in one place or if you like it the way it is now. Thanks for reading and listening!

2013 was a fantastic year for films, so it’s going to be tough for 2014 to measure up. While the summer movie season is technically from May through August, one could argue that the best blockbuster of the year has already been released in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, but we’ll see if the rest of Hollywood can keep up.

Like I did last year, I’ll be focusing on a small list of titles, as there are over a hundred films due out over the next four months. I’ll detail some that I really want to see, a bunch that are interesting and will probably check out, some I’m on the fence about, and the few that I have absolutely zero interest in and may even actively campaign against. Don’t forget to click on the film titles to see trailers (if one has been released yet). I’ve compiled the lists in order of release—as of right now—and we kick it off with the return of a certain web-crawler. Continue reading