The week on The First Run, Chris and Matt discuss Jonah Hill’s directorial debut, ‘Mid90s’. A slice-of-life film about growing up and finding yourself in an ambiguous time period from TFR favorite production company, A24. Is Hill’s debut an indie darling or was he unable to avoid the nostalgia porn he worked so hard to surpass? Matt and Chris then review Gareth Evans’ (of ‘The Raid’ franchise) latest film, ‘Apostle’ now available on Netflix. How does Evans transition from martial arts action films to gothic horror with a dusting of social commentary? There’s the always-reliable review of the big releases on Blu-Ray & DVD, featuring the Straight to DVD and Streaming Picks of the Week. Finally Chris and Matt rundown their top 5 Films That Defined The 90’s. Will your favorites make the cut? Do we have any votes for ‘Kazaam’?
11:25-18:13: Blu-Ray & DVD Picks
28:19-47:34: 5 Films That Defined The 90’s
47:35-49:24: Wrap Up
Theme music provided by Jamal Malachi Ford-Bey
Mid90s Images © A24