Archive for the ‘Features’ Category

  • Lambscores: The Life of a Power Ranger

    by Jay Cluitt · Apr 21, 2017 at 17:31 CEST · Featured, LAMBscores · No Comments
    Lambscores: The Life of a Power Ranger

    Where the heck did Life come from? I swear there are movies that just kind of creep up on you, until the day they get released and suddenly they’re on every bus-side and billboard, and for me that was Life, and apparently it’s actually pretty good. On the other hand, Saban’s Power Rangers was over-marketed to the point of parody, and looked awful, but some people seemed to like it. Here’s what the...

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  • LAMBCAST #370 DIRTY HARRY FRANCHISE MOTM

    by Jay Cluitt · Apr 19, 2017 at 0:38 CEST · Featured, LAMBcast, MOTM, MOTM Champions, Podcasts · No Comments
    LAMBCAST #370 DIRTY HARRY FRANCHISE MOTM

    The latest Movie of the Month franchise special – which joins the ranks with the Back to the Future trilogy, the Godfather trilogy and the Airport franchise – is the Dirty Harry series, five movies following the busiest and seemingly most chaos-attracting detective in San Francisco.

    Jay Cluitt was joined by Todd Liebenow, Jacob Lusk, Howard Casner and Dirty Harry superfan...

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  • Director’s Chair Reminder: Ken Loach

    by Tony Cogan · Apr 18, 2017 at 23:40 CEST · Director's Chair · 1 Comment
    Director’s Chair Reminder: Ken Loach

    Deadline: 29th April 2017

    Send Entries to: [email protected]

    Hello everyone, just a reminder that I’m still looking for pieces you’ve made about the films of Ken Loach. For a reminder of the films you can cover, and a brief overview of the history of Loach’s films, go back to my original post here. I look forward to reading what you’ve written on Loach’s...

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  • Vote for May 2017’s Movie of the Month!

    by Jay Cluitt · Apr 17, 2017 at 11:27 CEST · MOTM, Poll · 1 Comment
    Vote for May 2017’s Movie of the Month!

    It’s time to vote for the next Movie of the Month! You can vote at the bottom of the page. but first here’s the list of candidates:

    Bedazzled (1967) [Howard Casner, Rantings and Ravings]

    Raise the Titanic (1980) [Simon Appleton, Moustache Movie News]

    Clue (1985) [Sean Homrig, The 1001 Movie Podcast]

    Midnight Run...

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  • Lambscores: Beauty and the Begbie

    by Jay Cluitt · Apr 16, 2017 at 12:51 CEST · Featured, LAMBscores · No Comments
    Lambscores: Beauty and the Begbie

    More remakes and sequels this week, as we take a look at a long-anticipated and warmly-received sequel, and in my opinion a less-anticipated, highly unnecessary and frankly lacklustre big budget remake. Here’s what the LAMB community has to say about T2: Trainspotting and Beauty and the Beast:


    T2: Trainspotting
    LAMB Average: 3.77 (11 sites)
    Coogs Review...

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  • Return of Acting School 101 – Bill Paxton

    by Rob · Apr 15, 2017 at 20:00 CEST · Acting School, Announcements, Features · No Comments
    Return of Acting School 101 – Bill Paxton

    Welcome Back Students!

    Rob from MovieRob here!

    I am pleased and excited to announce that I will now be running the return of a feature on the LAMB that has been on hiatus for the past 3 and a half years.

    Like The Director’s Chair series being run by Tony, I think that this 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...

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  • Lambscores: Kong: Skull Island

    by Jay Cluitt · Apr 7, 2017 at 15:56 CEST · Featured, LAMBscores · No Comments
    Lambscores: Kong: Skull Island

    The blockbusters are going to start coming thick and fast as the summer approach begins! This week’s sees the largest Kong yet, taking on an Apocalypse, Now-style army platoon out for his blood, but is it any good? I liked it a great deal, but who cares about what I think, when there’s a whole community of LAMBs to be consulted instead:


    Kong: Skull Island
    LAMB...

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  • The Movie of the Month for April 2017 is…

    by Jay Cluitt · Apr 2, 2017 at 23:38 CEST · MOTM, MOTM Champions · No Comments
    The Movie of the Month for April 2017 is…

    The latest Movie of the Month has been decided upon!

    It’s franchise time for the latest Movie of the Month. Five very different movie series were put forward, but of course there can be only one winner, and so for the month of April we’re going to be talking about… the Dirty Harry franchise!…

    ...

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  • Lambscores: Logan’s Pun

    by Jay Cluitt · Apr 2, 2017 at 11:10 CEST · Featured, LAMBscores · No Comments
    Lambscores: Logan’s Pun

    Superhero movies, we get a bunch of ’em every year, and so far 2017’s releases have been enjoyably different from the standard origin stories or more-of-the-same-but-more sequels. The Lego Batman Movie was immensely fun and refused to take itself (or anything, really) seriously for a second (in my opinion it should be topping the Lambscores board by a considerable margin) and now we have James Mangold’s closing of...

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  • Director’s Chair Introduction: Ken Loach

    by Tony Cogan · Mar 27, 2017 at 23:40 CEST · Director's Chair · 1 Comment
    Director’s Chair Introduction: Ken Loach

    Deadline: 29th April 2017

    Send Emails To: [email protected]

    Hello everyone, it’s once again time to announce the director that will be highlighted for Director’s Chair. This month, after going for a more fantasy themed director last time, I thought I’d go for more gritty realism, and in tackling this element of the film industry, I could think of no director that...

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  • Director’s Chair: Hayao Miyazaki

    by Tony Cogan · Mar 26, 2017 at 23:43 CEST · Director's Chair · 2 Comments
    Director’s Chair: Hayao Miyazaki

    Once again, it’s time to let you know about the posts that I have received for this months Director’s Chair feature on Hayao Miyazaki. Didn’t receive many posts this month, but I have enjoyed reading the ones I did get. So, without further ado, here are the pieces for the films of Hayao Miyazaki.

    Castle of Cagliostro:

    Movierob

    Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind

    Tranquil...

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  • Lambscores: GTFO

    by Jay Cluitt · Mar 26, 2017 at 1:05 CEST · Featured, LAMBscores · No Comments
    Lambscores: GTFO

    It’s a good movie week! Yay! And by the sounds of it, this one is terrific. First-time feature director Jordan Peele (of Key and fame) has apparently knocked it out of the park with his debut, taking a far less comedic approach than expected. Given how much love this film has received there’s no surprise whatsoever that it has found it’s place at the top of the leaderboard, and I think it’ll take quite a bit...

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