This week on The First Run, Happy New Year! Now that that’s out of the way, Chris and Matt watched ‘Aquaman’ and are just going to drench you in hot take after hot take. Has ‘Aquaman’ joined ‘Wonder Woman’ and saved the DCEU? Could it even be better than a plurality of Marvel films? Will Mamoa get an Oscar nod? (no) Then it’s on to Yorgos Lanthimos’ latest film, ‘The Favourite’, starring Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz, and Emma Stone. With this comedic fictionalized retelling of historical events finally get Lanthimos audiences on board? Or is the film just another critic darling? 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. The show then wraps with Matt and Chris’ 10 Most Anticipated Films Of 2019. Welcome to a super-sized episode of TFR. Pack a lunch, stay the day.
13:59-18:31: Blu-Ray & DVD Picks
18:32-26:47: The Favourite
26:48-1:00:47: 2019 Movie Preview
1:00:48-1:02:02: Wrap Up
Theme music by Jamal Malachi Ford-Bey
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