LAMBCAST #403: MOTM DIE HARD

by Jay Cluitt · December 7, 2017 · Featured, LAMBcast, MOTM, MOTM Champions, Podcasts · 1 Comment

Ho Ho Ho! It’s December, and the holiday season is in full swing, so it’s time for our latest Christmas-special Movie of the Month, and really what could be more festive than terrorists taking over a skyscraper full of hostages?

That’s right, it’s time to grab your biggest teddy bear, put on your filthiest undershirt, remove your shoes and make fists with your toes because we’re jumping off the roof and into Die Hard! Jay was joined by the film’s champion, MovieRob, along with fellow fans DJ, Jeanette, Richard and Rebecca to discuss whether this really is a Christmas film, why is it such an enduring classic and just who is the biggest arsehole in the film.

Also on tap: Rants and Raves of the Week and a game of Die Hard Trivia. Plus, stick around until the end for an alternate game!

00:00 Intros
03:12 Die Hard review (spoilers!)
67:10 Rants and Raves
83:33 Last Lamb Standing
100:15 Plugs
109:36 Outtakes

Here’s what the rest of the LAMB Community had to say about Die Hard:

AlcoHollywood
Blueprint: Review Spoiler Podcast
Exploding Helicopter, Exploding Helicopter podcast
French Toast Sunday – What’s The Deal, Top 10 Quotes
Film Actually
Insession Film
Joel Watches Movies
Kirkham A Movie A Day, 2
Man I Love Films, 2
Moustache Movie News
MovieRob, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
The Mundane Adventures of a Fangirl
Simplistic Reviews, Commentary
That Moment In, That Moment In Podcast
To The Escape Hatch

Show notes:
Lambcasts: Die Hard 2, Gremlins & Gremlins 2: The New Batch, Batman Returns, Musical Draft
Alan Rickman in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
Ode to Joy
Nothing Lasts Forever
Die Hard in a …” movie list
Al Leong in Lethal Weapon
Die Hard scenes: Hans meets John, Karl fight, Yippee Ki Yay, Hans’ entrance, Johnson and Johnson, Al’s Redemption
West Side Story: Gee, Officer Krupke
Avengers Infinity War trailer
Jurassic Park Funko Pop figures

DJ’s Plugs:
Simplistic ReviewsEpisode 94

Jeanette’s Plugs:
The Mundane Adventures of a FangirlJustice League

Rebecca’s Plugs:
Almost Ginger

Richard’s Plugs:
Kirkham A Movie A DayWest Side Story

Rob’s Plugs:
MovieRob90 Days of Oscar
LAMB Acting School 101

Jay’s Plugs:
Life Vs Film
To The Escape HatchFavourite Scene Friday: Deep Blue Sea

LAMB Plugs:
Lambscores: Thor Ragnarok
Acting School 101: Samuel L. Jackson
Directors Chair: Taika Waititi, Frank Capra introduction
Polls:
Vote for the James Bond draft:


Vote for the Musical draft:

Vote for January’s MOTM poll:

The show can be found, of course, via iTunes – just do a search for “LAMBcast.” Also, I always post a link to the show on the LAMBcast’s Facebook page, and there’s a player there if you’d like to listen online. Find the show here: https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/lambcast/episodes/2017-12-06T15_40_44-08_00. Shows will eventually make their way to the LAMBcast Archives. If you’d ever like to catch up on back episodes, go there. If you’re interested, you too can be a LAMBcaster – we love new blood! For more information on the LAMBcast, check out the topic at the LAMB Forums. Music provided royalty-free by Kevin MacLeod’s Incompetech website. Big thanks to Kevin for providing this service. Opening song by Cake. The LAMBcast loves feedback, too – if you’d like yours read on a future show, leave it in the comments section at the LAMB. Please visit and like our Facebook page, and finally, we’re on iTunes, and would still love a review, even if it’s a bad one. Thanks for listening!

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