Archive for the ‘Features’ Category

  • Lambscores: Aladdin, Brightburn and Booksmart

    by Jay Cluitt · Jun 15, 2019 at 2:00 CEST · Featured, LAMBscores · No Comments
    Lambscores: Aladdin, Brightburn and Booksmart

    Here’s what the LAMB community has to say about Aladdin, Brightburn and Booksmart:

    Booksmart
    LAMB Average: 4.08 (13 sites)
    The Michigan Movie Guy (5)
    Out There in the Dark (5)
    Sinekdoks (5)
    Citizen Charlie (4)
    Joel Watches Movies (4)
    Kirkham A Movie A Day (4)
    The Last Thing I See (4)
    The MN Movie Man (4)

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  • LAMBCAST #483: THE BREADWINNER MOTM

    by Jay Cluitt · Jun 15, 2019 at 1:26 CEST · Featured, LAMBcast, MOTM, MOTM Champions, Podcasts · No Comments
    LAMBCAST #483: THE BREADWINNER MOTM

    For our first dedicated female-directed special Movie of the Month we’re looking at a film that doesn’t shy away from tackling some big issues head on. The Breadwinner may not be the most well known film, but it’s still worthy of seeking out.

    Jay and Richard were joined by the film’s champion, Tony, as well as Jess to discuss the animation, lack of bread-making and many depressing story aspects of the...

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  • Vote for July’s Movie of the Month!

    by Jay Cluitt · Jun 10, 2019 at 15:41 CEST · Featured, MOTM · 1 Comment
    Vote for July’s Movie of the Month!

    It’s time to vote for July’s movie of the month! The poll is at the bottom of the page, but first, the contenders!

    Scum (1979) – [David Brook, Blueprint: Review]

    Earth Girls Are Easy (1988) – [Jeanette Ward, The Mundane Adventures of a Fangirl]

    Deep Blue Sea (1999) – [Mark Hofmeyer, Movies, Films & Flix] ...

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  • LAMBCAST Extra Portion #26: Acting School 101 – Natalie Portman

    by Rob · Jun 9, 2019 at 0:30 CEST · Acting School, Articles, Blogathons, Features · 1 Comment
    LAMBCAST Extra Portion #26: Acting School 101 – Natalie Portman

    As you should already know by now, Natalie Portman is our actor of the month in the 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 Marya Gates from the Cinema Fanatic and Old Films...

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  • Lambscores: John Wick: Chaper 3 – Parabellum

    by Jay Cluitt · Jun 7, 2019 at 20:07 CEST · Featured, LAMBscores · 1 Comment
    Lambscores: John Wick: Chaper 3 – Parabellum

    Here’s what the LAMB community had to say about the third entry in the John Wick franchise, Parabellum:

    John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum
    LAMB Average: 4.24 (19 sites)
    The Michigan Movie Guy (5)
    Often Off Topic (5)
    Roobla (5)
    CineMarvellous! (4.5)
    Keith and the...

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  • Director’s Chair: Catherine Hardwicke

    by Tony Cogan · Jun 3, 2019 at 17:59 CEST · Director's Chair · 1 Comment
    Director’s Chair: Catherine Hardwicke

    Send Emails To: directorschairlamb@gmail.com

    Deadline: 29th June 2019

    Hello everyone, it’s time to announce the director that will be featured for June and this month that director is Catherine Hardwicke.

    Now Hardwicke got her start in the film industry in production design, utilising the skills she gained doing an architecture degree but able to be more creative than what...

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  • LAMBracket: Best Pixar Movie!

    by Jay Cluitt · Jun 3, 2019 at 16:13 CEST · Featured, LAMBracket · No Comments
    LAMBracket: Best Pixar Movie!

    The Clint Eastwood bracket ended with Unforgiven donning the victor’s stetson, and now it’s time for another bracket! June sees the release of Toy Story 4, so all month over on the LAMB’s Facebook page we’ll be determining the best Pixar movie! Every day two movies will face off against each other until one is crowned the best! As usual the films have been ranked by Rotten Tomatoes score to determine the competitors,...

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  • Director’s Chair: Clint Eastwood

    by Tony Cogan · Jun 2, 2019 at 17:58 CEST · Director's Chair · No Comments
    Director’s Chair: Clint Eastwood

    Hello everyone, it’s time to showcase all the features I got sent by you for the films of Clint Eastwood. Thanks to everyone who sent features in, without further ado, here are all the pieces you sent me.

    Career Overview:

    Blogging by Cinemalight (Part 1)Blogging by Cinemalight (Part 2)

    The Outlaw Josey Wales:

    The Stop Button Blogging by CinemalightLife vs...

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  • Lambscores: Long Shot, The Intruder, Detective Pikachu, The Hustle

    by Jay Cluitt · Jun 1, 2019 at 1:39 CEST · Featured, LAMBscores · 1 Comment
    Lambscores: Long Shot, The Intruder, Detective Pikachu, The Hustle

    Here’s what the LAMB community had to say about the latest big movies:

    Long Shot
    LAMB Average: 3.75 (10 sites)
    The Michigan Movie Guy (5)
    Often Off Topic (4)
    Screen Zealots (4)
    The Code is Zeek (3.5)
    Matthew Liedke on Film (3.5)
    The MN Movie Man (3.5)
    Paul’s Trip to the Movies (3.5)
    Silver Screen Riot (3.5)
    Sinekdoks (3.5)
    Tinsel...

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  • The Movie of the Month for June 2019 is…

    by Jay Cluitt · May 29, 2019 at 0:16 CEST · Featured, MOTM, MOTM Champions · 1 Comment
    The Movie of the Month for June 2019 is…

    The latest Movie of the Month has been decided upon! June is our first ever female directed special (but not our first ever female-directed MOTM) and we had fifteen female-directed films submitted to choose from, ranging from classic noir to modern horror, through 80s fun and gritty comic book movies. Basically, if you’re looking for a varied list of films directed by women to sink your teeth into, look no further. However there can be...

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  • Acting School 101 – June 2019 Introduction – Natalie Portman

    by Rob · May 21, 2019 at 12:30 CEST · Acting School, Blogathons, Features · 2 Comments
    Acting School 101 – June 2019 Introduction – Natalie Portman

    Welcome Back Students!

    Rob from MovieRob here!

    Like The Director’s Chair series being run by Tony, I think that this reignited series is a great way to get a look at what the members of the Lamb community think about the work of some of the most prolific actors/actresses who have been entertaining us all for so many years.

    I plan to try and focus on an actor or actress every month who has a birthday in that...

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  • Acting School 101 – May 2019 – Clint Eastwood

    by Rob · May 20, 2019 at 12:30 CEST · Acting School, Blogathons, Features · 1 Comment
    Acting School 101 – May 2019 – Clint Eastwood

    This month’s Acting School 101 teacher was Clint Eastwood.

    We received a total of 117 reviews for 48 films that Clint Eastwood had parts in.

    That’s quite an impressive amount.

    Let’s see what the members of the LAMB community thought of Clint Eastwood’s career:

    Absolute Power (1)

    MovieRob

    Ambush At Cimarron Pass...

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