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TFR Ep. 424: Overlord, The Girl In The Spider’s Web, Who Dat?

11/18/2018
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This week on The First Run, Chris and Matt are joined by James of PopCultNet to discuss the Nazi/War/Zombie/Action movie, ‘Overlord’ and Dragon Tattoo sequel/relaunch, ‘The Girl In The Spider’s Web’.

Duration:06:28:07

TFR Ep. 423: Suspiria(s), Bohemian Rhapsody, Call It!

11/12/2018
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This week on The First Run, Matt and Chris enroll in everyone’s favorite German dance academy and experience the horror of ‘Suspiria’. Then the guys rock out, carefully, to ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’.

Duration:04:27:27

TFR Ep. 422: Mid90s, Apostle, 5 Films That Defined The 90’s

11/5/2018
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The week on The First Run, Chris and Matt discuss Jonah Hill’s directorial debut, ‘Mid90s’ along with the latest from The Raid franchise director Gareth Evans, ‘Apostle’. Plus the 5 Films That Defined The 90’s.

Duration:04:29:26

TFR Ep. 421: Halloween, Malevolent, Lounge: Halloween Franchise

10/29/2018
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The week on The First Run, Chris Scalzo is joined by original cohost and ‘Halloween’ super-fan, Chris Esposito to discuss the latest (now only) sequel to the ‘Halloween’ franchise, ‘Halloween’. The Netflix import, ‘Malevolent’. What happens with a group of paranormal hucksters run into the real thing? The show wraps with a discussion of the entire ‘Halloween’ franchise.

Duration:01:13:56

TFR Ep. 420: Bad Times At The El Royale, First Man, Hold The Dark, What Are The Odds?

10/21/2018
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This week on The First Run, Matt returns to discuss Drew Goddard’s latest, ‘Bad Times At The El Royale’ and ‘Hold The Dark’ while Chris reviews ‘First Man’. Plus it’s the return of ‘What Are The Odds?’.

Duration:00:50:52

TFR Ep. 419: Venom, A Star Is Born, 5 Spider-Man Villains Worthy Of Their Own Film

10/15/2018
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This week Chris is joined by THE Jamal Ford-Bey to discuss ‘Venom’ and share his thoughts on ‘A Star Is Born’. Then the guys figure out which Spider-Man foes should, or should not, get their own movie.

Duration:00:55:50

TFR Ep. 418: Mandy, King Boxer, Martial Arts Marathon Awards

10/7/2018
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This week on The First Run, Chris and Matt discuss the indie horror film that’s sweeping the nation, ‘Mandy’ and our Martial Arts Marathon wraps with King Boxer and our awards ceremony.

Duration:00:52:02

TFR Ep. 417: Assassination Nation, 36th Chamber Of The Shaolin, TFR Libs

10/2/2018
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This week on The First Run, Matt & Chris discuss the exploitative message genre film, ‘Assassination Nation’ and our Martial Arts Marathon continues with Wu-Tang’s favorite, ‘The 36th Chamber Of The Shaolin’. Plus the return of TFR Libs.

Duration:01:10:28

TFR Ep. 416: The Predator, A Simple Favor, The Street Fighter, 5 Films Improved By Adding Schwarzenegger

9/23/2018
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This week on The First Run, Chris and Matt discuss the return of the Predator in…’The Predator’. Blake Lively and Anna Kendrick in ‘A Simple Favor’ and Sonny Chiba’s ‘The Street Fighter’. Plus 5 films that would be improved by adding Arnold.

Duration:00:45:17

TFR Ep. 415: The Nun, Peppermint, The 5 (Deadly) Venoms, 2018 RT Score Contest

9/16/2018
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This week on The First Run, Matt and Chris discuss the latest entry in the Conjuring universe, ‘The Nun’. Chris reviews ‘Peppermint’ while our Martial Arts Marathon continues with ‘The 5 Venoms’. Then it’s the 2018 RT Score Contest!

Duration:02:48:18

TFR Ep. 414: Searching, Fist Of Fury, 2018 Summer Bracket Recap

9/7/2018
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This week on The First Run, Chris and Matt watch the tech thriller ‘Searching’ and our Martial Arts Marathon begins with Bruce Lee’s ‘Fist Of Fury’. Plus our Summer Recap!

Duration:02:58:14

TFR Ep. 413: The Happytime Murders, Enemy, 5 Best Jim Henson Creations

9/3/2018
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This week on The First Run, Matt & Chris discuss Brian Henson’s 'The Happytime Murders and one of Denis Villenueve’s first films, ‘Enemy’, starring Jake Gyllenhaal. Plus our 5 Favorite Jim Henson Creations.

Duration:00:42:29

TFR Ep. 412: Crazy Rich Asians, Unsane, Credits

8/26/2018
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This week on The First Run, Chris and Matt discuss the romantic comedy sweeping the nation, ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ and Steven Soderbergh’s experimental ‘Unsane’. And we introduce a new segment, ‘Credits’!

Duration:00:49:34

TFR Ep. 411: Blackkklansman, The Meg, The Florida Project, Call It!

8/19/2018
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This week on The First Run, Chris and Matt discuss the latest Spike Lee joint, ‘The BlacKKKLansman and Jason Statham goes up against a prehistoric shark in ‘The Meg’.

Duration:00:43:11

TFR Ep. 410: Eighth Grade, Teen Titans Go To The Movies, Christopher Robin, The Lounge

8/12/2018
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This week on The First Run, Chris and Matt discuss 3, count ‘em 3 movies! First up, it’s ‘Eight Grade’. Followed by ’Teen Titans Go To The Movies and ‘Christopher Robin’. Plus ‘The Lounge’ where we tackle all the latest news; Ruby Rose as Batwoman, Idris Elba being as Bond, and more!

Duration:01:05:12

TFR Ep. 409: MI: Fallout, How It Ends, Great Debate: Franchises

8/5/2018
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This week on The First Run, Matt and Chris discuss the latest in the Mission:Impossible franchise, ‘Fallout’ and the Netflix original, ‘How It Ends’. Plus a review of the best franchises with at least 5 films.

Duration:00:45:17

TFR Ep. 408: Unfriended: Dark Web, The Equalizer II, What Are The Odds?

7/29/2018
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This week on The First Run, it’s a week of sequels. First up, Matt and Chris discuss ‘Unfriended: Dark Web’. Then Chris is on his own with the return of Denzel Washington and Antoine Fuqua with the ‘The Equalizer II’.

Duration:00:50:22

TFR Ep. 407: Sorry To Bother You, Skyscraper, 2018 Comic-Con

7/23/2018
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This week on The First Run, Chris and Matt watched Boots Riley’s directorial debut, ‘Sorry To Bother You’ & latest Dwayne Johnson joint, ’Skyscraper’. Plus it’s our 2018 Comic-Con wrap up!

Duration:01:00:35

TFR Ep. 406: Ant-Man & The Wasp, The First Purge, TFR Lounge

7/15/2018
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This week on The First Run, Chris and Matt discuss the latest entry from the Marvel Cinematic Universe ‘Ant-Man And The Wasp’ and the prequel film, ‘The First Purge’. Plus the return of The Lounge.

Duration:05:38:42

TFR Ep. 405: Sicario: Day Of The Soldado, Revenge, Best Films Of 2018 (So Far)

7/8/2018
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This week on The First Run, Chris and Matt discuss the pseudo-sequel to ‘Sicario’, ‘Sicario: Day Of The Soldado’ along with the feminist revenge thriller, ‘Revenge’ and the 5 Best Film of 2018 (So Far).

Duration:00:50:16