This week on The First Run, Matt and Chris discuss the latest installment in the Jurassic Park franchise with Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard return to help save the dinosaurs from impending doom. But there may be even more evil afoot… After a lackluster relaunch of the franchise with the previous film, can the sequel right the ship? Or successfully pull the blood from the mosquito trapped in amber? Then as a balm to our troubled times, here comes the Fred Rogers documentary, ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?“. How does Fred Rogers stand up to the documentary scrutiny? What saucy, dirty secrets get revealed about Mr. Rogers and his neighborhood? Then it’s the always reliable big releases on Blu-Ray & DVD, Featuring the Straight to DVD and Streaming Picks of the Week. Finally, Chris and Matt discuss the 5 Best Films That Failed to Ingite a Franchise. Will your favorite make the list?
- 00:00-12:00: Intro/Fallen Kingdom
- 12:01-19:00: Blu-Ray & DVD Picks
- 19:01-28:55: Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
- 28:56-58:28: 5 Failed Franchise Attempts
- 58:29-59:50: Wrap Up
Theme music provided by Jamal Malachi Ford-Bey
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