This week on The First Run, Matt & Chris discuss the WWE biopic about the wrestler Paige, ‘Fighting With My Family’. Written and directed by Stephen Merchant, does the film deliver the heart, action, and laughs we’ve all come to expect from a WWE film? There are people that expect that. Then it’s Steven Soderbergh’s latest, ‘High Flying Bird’, shot on an iPhone 7 and currently streaming on Netflix. Does Soderbergh’s experimental side continue pay dividends? Or should we just demand another Ocean’s film? (No) There’s the always-reliable rundown of the releases on Blu-Ray and DVD you need to know about, featuring the Streaming and Straight to DVD Picks of the Week. And the show wraps with Chris & Matt’s 5 Favorite Performances in a Sports Film. Will Geena Davis’ Dottie make the cut? Tom Hanks? Madonna? Rosie? Someone has to mention ‘A League Of Their Own’?!?
00:00-09:46: Intro/Fighting With My Family
09:47-24:10: Blu-Ray Picks and Oscars Recap
24:11-32:55: High Flying Bird
32:56-50:49: 5 Best Performances In A Sports Film
50:50-53:18: Wrap Up
Theme music provided by Jamal Malachi Ford-Bey
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