This week on The First Run, Chris and Matt discuss the latest in one of the most exciting action franchises going today with ‘John Wick Chapter 3: Parabellum’. The film picks up minutes after Chapter 2 and John’s excommunicado. Can John escape New York and survive the whenever everyone is out to kill him? And is the already announced Chapter 4 a bit premature? Then it’s on to ‘A Private War’, starring Rosamund Pike as the legendary combat reporter Marie Colvin. The film focuses on the final 11 years of her life by following her into combat and focusing on the quiet moments, when the horror continues to haunt her. There’s the always-reliable rundown of the big releases on Blu-Ray & DVD, featuring the Straight to DVD and Streaming Picks of the Week. Then the show wraps with slightly illicit round of What Are The Odds. What’s the over/under on John Wick films. What are the odds Amy Adams wins an Oscar (in 3 years), will Catwoman and Penguin be the villains in ‘The Batman’, and more!
00:00-10:57: Intro/John Wick 3: Parabellum
10:58-17:44: Blu-Ray & DVD Picks
17:45-23:50: A Private War
23:51-45:44: What Are The Oddds?!?
45:45-46:24: Wrap Up
Theme music provided by Jamal Malachi Ford-Bey