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TFR Ep. 390: Thoroughbreds, Mute, 5 Best Murderous Team-Up Films

The First Run Podcast

TFR Ep. 390: Thoroughbreds, Mute, 5 Best Murderous Team-Up Films

Chris Scalzo

This week on The First Run, we discuss a pair of film noir with disparate levels of success.  First up, it’s Thoroughbreds.   The story of two young women facing an impossible situation of their own creation.  When the sleazy drug dealer is the moral heart of your film, things can only go wrong.  Then it’s Duncan Jones’ spiritual sequel to ‘Moon’, his fantastic first feature, ‘Mute’.  This time we’re back on earth in a ‘Blade Runner-esque ‘Germany as a mute bartender tries to find his missing girlfriend.  And Paul Rudd beats up a pedophile.  There’s the always-reliable Blu-Ray & DVD new release review with the Streaming and Straight to DVD Picks of the Week.  Then we share our 5 Favorite Murderous Team-Up Films.   Will your favorite dastardly duos make the cut?  Will we expand to include more than 2 people?  Likely.   Fire up the old podcast machine and take a liking to the latest episode.  Your ears will thank you.

  • 00:00-11:15: Intro/Thoroughbreds
  • 11:16-18:37: Blu-Ray & DVD Picks
  • 18:38-26:50: Mute
  • 26:51-45:08: 5 Best Murderous Team-Ups
  • 45:09-46:45: Wrap Up

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