Doug Reviews: The Mummy (2017)

In the lead up to the latest re-make of The Mummy, my greatest hope was that Tom Cruise’s general talent for picking good material meant that this movie would be worth a damn. Unfortunately, Cruise’s powers were rendered useless by Director/Co-Writer/Hack Alex Kurtzman’s powers of awfulness. Continue reading


Doug Reviews: Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)

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? Continue reading


FINAL COVER_84After a short break, Doug and Dirty A return from their New York adventure with tales of U2 concerts and Meredith Vieira merchandise. They then discuss three films in theaters now: Judd Apatow‘s Trainwreck, written by and starring Amy Schumer; Antoine Fuqua‘s Southpaw, starring Jake Gyllenhaal; and Christopher McQuarrie‘s Mission: Impossible: Rogue Nation, starring some guy named Tom. Take a listen! Continue reading

Doug Reviews: Mission: Impossible: Rogue Nation

mission_impossible__rogue_nation_ver9_xxlgThe Mission: Impossible series has proven over the years to be fairly reliable in terms of quality. The first movie was solid, while the second was far shakier, but three had a great villain in Philip Seymour Hoffman and 2011’s Ghost Protocol marked a kind of renaissance for the series. Now with the fifth entry in the series, Rogue Nation, the message seems to be, “if ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Continue reading

Episode 40: Edge of Tomorrow and The Fault in Our Stars


In Episode 40, Doug and Dirty A talk about one of the best movies of the summer in Tom Cruise‘s Edge of Tomorrow as well as the young adult phenomenon, The Fault in Our Stars. Before all that, though – Part 3 in the never-ending (?) saga that is Marvel’s Ant-Man! Continue reading

Doug Reviews: Edge of Tomorrow


When I first saw the trailers for Director Doug Liman’s Edge of Tomorrow, I immediately thought, Oh, it’s the action sci-fi Groundhog Day. And while the conceit is very similar to that Harold Ramis classic, Edge of Tomorrow forges its own path to become something Hollywood has been chasing for decades: the ultimate video game film.

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