LAMBCAST #457: DEBATE – WHAT’S THE BEST CHRISTMAS MOVIE?

by Jay Cluitt · December 18, 2018 · Debate, Featured, LAMBcast, Podcasts · 1 Comment

You may have noticed on the LAMB site recently we’ve been trying to determine what is definitively the best Christmas movie, and the topic seems to have spilled over onto the Lambcast as well.

Jay and Richard were joined by Howard, Simon and Todd to tackle the daunting task of taking the list of all the Christmas movies ever made and narrowing it down to just one winner. Who won? Who got banished to the North Pole? You’ll have to listen to find out!

00:00 Intros
02:46 Simon ranks the Jurassic franchise
05:17 Debate: What’s the best Christmas movie?
77:15 Rants, Raves & Reviews
96:25 Rotten Tomato Catch-Up Game
106:16 Plugs
113:12 Out-takes

Show notes:
We Got This podcastBest Christmas Movie, Best Christmas Carol Adaptation
This Week with Larry Miller podcast
Avengers: Endgame trailer
TCM’s In Memoriam 2018 video

Howard’s Plugs:
Rantings and Ravings – The Five Corporations and One True Church

Simon’s Plugs:
Moustache Movie News – Die Hard, Avengers: Endgame trailer, Robin Hood

Todd’s Plugs:
Forgotten Films
Forgotten Filmcast – Dark of the Sun
Walt Sent Me – Bambi

Richard’s Plugs:
Kirkham A Movie A Day – Ralph Breaks the Internet, My Fair Lady, Elf

Jay’s Plugs:
Life Vs Film – Meet Me in St. Louis
Movies Films & FlixHome Alone & Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

LAMB Plugs:
New LAMBs
LAMBscores: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, Widows, Instant Family
Directors Chair: Shane Black announcement
Acting School 101: Denzel Washington round-up, Rosamund Pike announcement
Lamb Bracket announcement: The Best Christmas Movie, Voting

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/2018-12-17T15_54_03-08_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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