The First Run
This week on The First Run, Chris and Matt watched a couple of 2018 holdovers; ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ starring Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda, and ‘The Mule’, featuring Clint Eastwood.
This week on The First Run, Matt & Chris discuss two of the most critically adored films of 2018, ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ & ‘Roma’. And finally, Matt and Chris share their 10 Best Films Of 2018.
On this episode of The First Run, Chris and Matt discuss Adam McKay’s Dick Cheney black comedy biopic, ‘Vice’ and a possible good Transformers movie (?!?), Bumblebee. Plus it’s the debut of a brand new segment, The List!
This week on The First Run, Happy New Year! Now that that’s out of the way, Chris and Matt discuss ‘Aquaman’ & ‘The Favourite ‘and just drench you in hot take after hot take. Plus it’s the 2019 Movie Preview. All for the cheap price of free!
On this special holiday episode of The First Run, Chris and Matt discuss the potentially amazing animated feature, ‘Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse’. A guest joins the show to review Kurt Russell as a SILF in Netflix’s ‘The Christmas Chronicles’, and participate in TFR Libs.
This week on The First Run, Chris and Matt Joel Edgerton’s gay conversion therapy drama ‘Boy Erased’ and the Netflix grindhouse martial arts film, ‘The Night Comes For Us’. Plus Matt and Chris share whom their 5 favorite Holiday Movie Characters!
This week on The First Run, Matt and Chris discuss ‘Green Book’ & the return of the Coen Brothers with the Netflix Western anthology, the Ballad of Buster Scruggs. Plus Golden Globe nominations, the ‘Avengers: Endgame’ trailer, Mysterio in ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’, and more in the TFR Lounge.
This time on The First Run, it’s sequel week! Matt & Chris kick off the show with ‘Creed II’, the latest film in the ‘Rocky’ franchise and the expanded Harry Potter universe’s ‘Fantastic Beasts 2: The Crimes of Grindelwald’. Plus 5 Spinoffs We Want To See.
This week on The First Run, Matt and Chris discuss director Steve McQueen’s latest, ‘Widows’, the return of Wreck-It-Ralph and Venellope in ‘Ralph Breaks The Internet’, and our 2018 Holiday Gift Guide.
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’.
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’.
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.
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.
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?’.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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’!
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’.
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!
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.
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’.
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!
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.
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).
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?”.