This week on The First Run, Chris and Matt discuss Neil Jordan’s latest, the thriller ‘Greta’, starring Isabelle Huppert and Chloë Grace Moretz. Huppert plays a woman estranged from her family, looking to make new friends. Desperately. And she’s willing to keep them around at all costs. Then we visit one of the best films of 2018 with ‘Leave No Trace’, directed by Debra Granik. Nary an Oscar mention, but a 100% Rotten Tomatoes score. An undiscovered gem or is EVERYONE wrong? There’s the always-engaging review of the big releases on Blu-Ray & DVD, featuring the Streaming and Straight to DVD Picks of the Week. Then this disturbingly entertaining episode ends with the return of our Oddsmaker game, What Are The Odds. Will Rotten Tomatoes drop its audience score? Has ‘Black Panther’ kicked in the door for superhero movies getting Best Picture Nods? We’ll fill you in on those odds.
07:54-14:32: Blu-Ray & DVD Picks
14:33-20:55: Leave No Trace
20:56-39:58: What Are The Odds?!?
39:59-42:45: Wrap Up
Theme music provided by Jamal Malachi Ford-Bey
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