Just the one film for you this week, M. Night Shyamalan’s Glass. It didn’t get the best critical reception, but given its themes of disappointment and not giving audiences what they want, this could well have been Shyamalan’s intention. Here’s what the LAMB community had to say about it:
LAMB Average: 2.53 (19 sites)
It’s movie of the month time! To celebrate Richard’s birthday we let him pick the roster of films, the LAMB community voted and Tombstone won!
Richard and his huckleberry Jay were joined by Tombstone fans Nick Rehak and Damien Riley, as well as first time viewer and self described disliker of westerns, Zoe Rose Smith. Was she converted? Was everyone recording as sick as Val Kilmer? Were all their...
It’s time to vote for March’s movie of the month. The poll is at the bottom of the page, but first, the contenders!
Laura (1944) [Howard Casner, Rantings & Ravings]
Once Upon A Time In The West (1968) [James Wilson, Blogging By Cinema-Light]
Forbidden Zone (1980) [Troy Anderson, AndersonVision]...
As you should already know by now, Laura Dern is our actor of the month in the newly-revived Acting School 101 feature, being hosted by me, MovieRob. Alongside the monthly blogathon held here on the LAMB site, I will also be hosting a monthly podcast episode devoted to the actor and their roles, and wouldn’t you know it but that’s this very show here!
I was joined by Richard from Kirkham A Movie A Day, The Strother Martin Film...
Two films this week. First up there’s the American remake of Intouchables, The Upside, and then there’s the latest Keanu Reeves sci-fi, Replicas. Here’s what the LAMB community had to say about both:
LAMB Average: 2.94 (8 sites)
Keith Loves Movies (4.5)
The MN Movie Man (3.5)
Citizen Charlie (3)
The Critical Movie...
Sports drafts gave the inital idea for the Lambcast draft shows, and now we’re holding a Lambcast draft of sports movies. Full circle, baby!
Jay refereed the draft, with Richard, Todd, Mark, Sean and Matt all competing to build the best team of sports movies. What is a sports movie? Can white men jump? Does she likes swimming? All of this and more will be answered (or at least asked) on the show! Plus there’s some...
January rarely starts out strong movie-wise, and whilst that’s the case this week it’s still not the worst start to a year. I’ve not yet seen Escape Room, but I’m really looking forward to catching it on streaming later in the year as it feels like a Saw sequel with more gimmicks, fewer prolonged plot contrivances and far fewer people stabbing themselves in the eye to get a key from the socket....
Glass? Who gives a shit about glass? Turns out, we do, as it’s the topic of this week’s Lambcast!
Jay and Richard were joined by DJ, James and Bubbawheat to peer through Glass and its myriad of fractures and stains, along with the potential half-full beauty within. They also had a spirited round of Rants, Raves and Reviews of the Week, followed by a game of Last Lamb Standing.
The latest Movie of the Month has been decided upon!
To celebrate the Lambcast co-host’s birthday month, we let Richard select all the contenders for February’s Movie of the Month poll, and he’ll be hosting the upcoming Lambcast on it, so the surprise here isn’t who wins, but which film they picked that everyone else voted for. It was a very close-run race, with just one vote separating the top two...
Here it is, the last Lambscores for films released in 2018, so it seemed appropriate to collate all the scores for the films as yet unpublished for the whole year. Needless to say, it’s quite a list! Here’s what the LAMB community has to say about a whole bunch of movies from last year:
LAMB Average: 4.50 (8 sites)
The Michigan Movie Guy (5)
SK on Movies (5)
Deadline: 9th February 2019
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Hello everyone and welcome to another year of Director’s Chair. This year, we’re starting off with a tribute to Penny Marshall.
Now Marshall got her start in acting, doing a few small appearances, and auditioning for a few big things, like All In The Family, but hit it big after...
2018 is OVER! Long live 2019!
For the annual look ahead to the next 12 months of movies, Jay was joined by Jeanette, DJ, Doug, newcomer Katy Rochelle from Oh So Geeky and eventually Tim to unveil the cinematic delights upon the popcorn-smeared horizon.
Thank you to Rob, Audrey, Aaron, Tony, Courtney, Richard and Nick for submitting messages for their most anticipated movies of 2019.