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. Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, and Tessa Thompson all return and this time Adonis Creed faces off against the son of the man who killed his father. Drama! Can he possibly defeat not just this enemy, but the past that’s been haunting him his entire life? And include a thrilling new entry in the franchise? Then the sequel fun continues with ‘Fantastic Beasts 2: The Crimes of Grindelwald’. The latest entry in the ‘Harry Potter’ franchise attempts to be the ‘Empire Strikes Back’ of the spinoff series. Is the magic and wonder still alive and vibrant? There’s the always-exciting rundown of the big releases on Blu-Ray and DVD, featuring the Streaming and Straight to DVD Picks of the Week. And the show wraps with the Top 5 Spinoffs We’d Like To See. Which IP do you want to see get its own film? Obi-Wan? How about those Blade Runners? Imperator Furiosa? Who and what make the cut? All this and more on the latest episode of The First Run!
00:00-10:34: Intro/Creed II
10:35-16:13: Blu-Ray & DVD Picks
16:14-25:53: Fantastic Beasts 2
25:54-42:23: 5 Spinoffs We Want To See
42:24-42:51: Wrap Up
Theme music provided by Jamal Malachi Ford-Bey
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