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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

TFR Ep. 404: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, 5 Failed Franchise Attempts

7/1/2018
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This week on The First Run, Matt and Chris discuss the latest installment in the Jurassic Park franchise with ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ and the Fred Rogers documentary, ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”.

Duration:01:01:17

TFR Ep. 403: Incredibles 2, Tag, Who Dat?!?

6/25/2018
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This week on The First Run, Chris and Matt are joined by special guest, Erik Gern of the ‘Full of Fried Fish’ blog. The two gentlemen and Chris discuss Pixar’s return of the super-powered Parr family in ‘Incredibles 2’ and the alleged big comedy of the summer, ‘Tag’.

Duration:00:51:18

TFR Ep. 402: Hereditary, Ocean’s 8, Top 5 A24 Films

6/16/2018
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This week on The First Run, Matt & Chris laughed, cried, and spent a healthy amount of their time at the theater in abject terror. It’s our discussions of ‘Hereditary’ and ‘Ocean’s 8’, plus A24’s 5 Best Films.

Duration:01:21:38

TFR Ep. 401: Solo: A Star Wars Story, Upgrade, TFR Lounge

6/10/2018
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This week on The First Run, Chris and Matt weigh in on ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ and the sci-fi action-er ‘Upgrade’. Science fiction is great.

Duration:00:39:43

TFR Ep. 400: Deadpool 2, TFR Anniversary Party

6/2/2018
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This week on The First Run, it’s our big 400th show featuring special guests and our review of Deadpool 2!

Duration:01:08:22

TFR Ep. 399: Life Of The Party, I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore, Call It

5/20/2018
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This week on The First Run, Matt and Chris discuss the latest Melissa McCarthy, Ben Falcone collaboration, ‘Life Of The Party’ and the directorial debut of Macon Blair with ‘I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore’.

Duration:00:52:34

TFR Ep. 398: Tully, You Were Never Really Here, 5 Best Movie Moms

5/14/2018
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This week on The First Run, Matt and Chris Jason Reitman’s ‘Tully’ starring Charlize Theron and Lynne Ramsay’s ‘You Were Never Really Here’, starring Joaquin Phoenix. Sounds like fun.

Duration:00:33:39

TFR Ep. 397: Avengers: Infinity War

5/6/2018
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This week on The First Run, Matt & Chris discuss ‘Avengers: Infinity War’, and that’s about it. There are spoiler-free and spoiler-filled discussions as well as a ranking of all the Marvel movies to date. You just hit the jackpot tiger!

Duration:00:48:40