LAMBCAST #448: THE HAUNTING MOTM

by Jay Cluitt · October 17, 2018 · Featured, LAMBcast, MOTM, MOTM Champions, Podcasts · 1 Comment

It’s time for the some horror over on the Lambcast!

Traditionally the run up to Halloween is dedicated to horror films and franchise here at the LAMB, and that’s no different this year with our horror-themed Movie of the Month. This time around the original 1963 version of The Haunting is our focus, with its champion Howard Casner taking his first seat in the MOTM host chair. He’s joined by Sean, Tony, Richard and Jay to discuss haunted houses, moving statues and things that go thump in the night. Also on tap: Rants, Raves and Reviews of the Week and a fun new game!

00:00 Intros
02:23 The Haunting review [spoilers]
55:46 Rants, Raves & Reviews
77:20 Horror Characters Game
86:43 Plugs
94:25 Out-takes

Here’s what the rest of the LAMB community had to say about The Haunting:
1001plus
Cinematic Catharsis
Life vs Film
Movie Reviews 101
MovieRob
NUTS4R2

Show notes:
MOTM shows: The Wicker Man, The Love Witch, The People Under the Stairs, Carry On Screaming, Audition
The Haunting (1963) scenes: opening narration, trapdoor scenebreathing door scene, face in the wall scene
The Haunting (1999) scenes: Owen Wilson in the fireplace

Howard’s Plugs:
Rantings and Ravings
The Starving Artists and Other Stories

Sean’s Plugs:
The 1001 Movies Podcast
The Classic Horror Cast – The Haunting, Return of the Living Dead
The Columbo Confab Podcast

Tony’s Plugs:
Coogs Review – London Film Festival, The Hate U Give, Venom, A Star is Born, The Wife

Richard’s Plugs:
Kirkham A Movie A Day
A Star is Born Lambcast

Jay’s Plugs:
Life Vs Film – Predator, The Haunting

LAMB Plugs:
Directors Chair: David Cronenberg announcement
Acting School 101: Jeff Goldblum announcement, Jeff Goldblum podcast episode
Lambscores: A Simple Favor, The Predator, White Boy Rick
Vote for November’s MOTM:

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/2018-10-15T22_34_15-07_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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One Response to LAMBCAST #448: THE HAUNTING MOTM

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