We’ve looked back at the best films of 2016, and now it’s time to move on with our lives and see what’s coming across the cinematic horizon as we highlight our most anticipated movies of the new year.
Jay Cluitt is joined by Jess Manzo, Courtney Small, Zoe Rose Smith and Kristen Lopez to look at what we’ve got in store in the next twelve months and it should me mentioned just what a potentially great and...
Deadline: 28th January 2017
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Hello everyone, just a quick reminder that I’m still looking for pieces on the films of Asif Kapadia For a quick reminder on the films that you can cover, along with a little history on Asif Kapadia himself, go back to the original post here. I look forward to reading your pieces.…...
The new Star Wars movie may have dominated at the box office, but that rarely means it also received the best reviews. Well this week we finally find out just what everyone thought about it, as the community reaction is stacked up against the likes of Fences and Collateral Beauty. Here’s what we all have to say:
LAMB Average: 4.00 (13 sites)
So it’s a new year and time to kick off a new season of “Cult Chops” and what better way than starting off with a frequently misunderstood / downplayed genre of movies involving giant monsters waging mass destruction or engaging in monster sized smackdowns.The term “Kaiju” is a Japanese word that means “Strange Beast” though often translated as monster. Traditionally this word is used for...
It seems very fitting that the show upon which we discussed Ex Machina, a film about the testing and issues involved with Artificial Intelligence, was fraught with so many technical difficulties. Dropped guests, lost connections and dying batteries led to one of the more eventful recordings, and that can mean only one thing – more outtakes!
Jay Cluitt was joined by the film’s champion, Kristen Lopez, along with Nick...
We have a new feature on the LAMB! 2017 will hopefully see some big changes occurring within the LAMB’s paddock, and we’re starting off with a new addition to the Lambcast, Lamb Tracks! Basically, they’re movie commentaries that’ll be released within the Lambcast feed as bonus episodes. We’re currently planning on releasing one a month, and we’re kicking things off with the greatest film ever made [citation...
It’s time to vote for the next Movie of the Month! You can vote at the bottom of the page. but first here’s the list of candidates:
The Palm Beach Story (1942) [Howard Casner, Rantings and Ravings]
Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965) [Daniel Lackey, Lackey Writes About Film]
Yellow Submarine (1968) [Tony Cogan, Coogs Reviews]
It’s the first LAMBScores of the new year! We’re still of course looking at films from 2016, so there’s still time for these films to make it onto the leaderboard, which is exactly what has happened! Check out what the LAMB community has to say about Christine, Miss Sloane, Office Christmas Party and La La Land:
La La Land
2016 is over, rest in agony you miserable year. However, as tradition dictates, we cannot fully move on with our lives until the Lambcast has released its Best of the Year show, so here it is.
Joining Jay in giving the past twelve months a damn good thrashing are Vern, Heather, Lackey and Howard to list of their five best films from the past year, a year which provided the most variety amongst these lists than any year...
Deadline: 28th January 2017
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Hello everyone and welcome to the new year of Director’s Chair. Last year, the focus went to directors who have mostly done narrative films, this month however, I wanted to expand the style of films being covered and look at a director best known for making documentaries and I can think of no director better to...
Hello everyone and Happy New Year, it’s time again to provide links to all of the features you sent to me for the December Christmas/Muppet themed Director’s Chair, looking at the films of Jim Henson, Brian Henson and Frank Oz. I won’t waste any time stalling, here are the links you have all sent me.
The Great Muppet CaperThe...
There’s a selection of smaller films for you this week, as the only major release was Jackie, but a bunch of others have now earned enough reviews for qualification. Therefore, here’s what the LAMB community also has to say about Elle, Under the Shadow, Bleed For This and Denial:
Under the Shadow
LAMB Average: 4.14 (7 sites)