Archive for the ‘Blogathons’ Category

  • Director’s Chair Introduction: Penny Marshall

    by Tony Cogan · Jan 15, 2019 at 14:15 CET · Blogathons, Director's Chair, Featured, Periodic Features · No Comments
    Director’s Chair Introduction: Penny Marshall

    Deadline: 9th February 2019

    Send Entries To: directorschairlamb@gmail.com

    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...

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  • Director’s Chair: Shane Black

    by Tony Cogan · Jan 14, 2019 at 16:19 CET · Blogathons, Director's Chair, Featured, Periodic Features · 1 Comment
    Director’s Chair: Shane Black

    Here’s all the posts submitted for December’s Director’s Chair on Shane Black! Apologies for the delay, we had some technical issues, but here they are for your perusal!

    Kiss Kiss Bang Bang:

    Cinematic CornerDefiant SuccessLife Vs FilmLambcastMorgan on MediaMovie Reviews 101MovieRobTips From Chip

    Iron Man 3:

    A Constant Visual Feast An Online Universe ...

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  • LAMBCAST #461 TALK TO HER MOTM

    by Jay Cluitt · Jan 10, 2019 at 17:55 CET · Featured, LAMBcast, MOTM, MOTM Champions, Podcasts · No Comments
    LAMBCAST #461 TALK TO HER MOTM

    Pedro Almodóvar has made some incredible films, but this is the first time we’re exploring his work on the Lambcast. January’s Movie of the Month is Talk To Her, a gripping and powerful story of two hospitalised women and the men who care for them.

    Jay and Richard were joined by the film’s champion, Rebecca Sharp, as well as Jessica Manzo and a Lambcast newcomer, Marya Gates. Also on tap: Rants, Raves...

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  • Vote for February 2019’s Movie of the Month!

    by Jay Cluitt · Jan 6, 2019 at 18:23 CET · Featured, MOTM, Poll · 3 Comments
    Vote for February 2019’s Movie of the Month!

    Just like last August, we’re doing something a little different for February’s Movie of the Month. In fact, every other month will be themed in some way. As we celebrated Jay’s birthday in August last year, so this year we’re celebrating Richard’s birthday, and as such he has selected the range of films to choose for February’s Movie of the Month. The poll is at the bottom of the page, but first here are...

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  • LAMBCAST Extra Portion #21: Acting School 101 – Jan ‘Reminder Post’

    by Rob · Jan 6, 2019 at 12:30 CET · Acting School, Featured, Podcasts · 2 Comments
    LAMBCAST Extra Portion #21: Acting School 101 – Jan ‘Reminder Post’

    As you should already know by now, Rosamund Pike  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 Simon  from the Moustache Movie News to discuss all...

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  • The Movie of the Month for January 2019 is…

    by Jay Cluitt · Dec 27, 2018 at 9:17 CET · Featured, MOTM, MOTM Champions · 1 Comment
    The Movie of the Month for January 2019 is…

    The latest Movie of the Month has been decided upon!

    It’s almost a tradition at this point that January’s Movie of the Month winner is a film that’s, for some reason or another, deemed not great by most people. There have been exceptions, but just like with American cinemas January could be seen as a kind of dumping ground for films people don’t necessarily want to watch. Not so for January 2019! This...

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  • Acting School 101 – December 2018 – Denzel Washington

    by Rob · Dec 16, 2018 at 12:30 CET · Acting School, Blogathons, Featured, Features · No Comments
    Acting School 101 – December 2018 – Denzel Washington

    This month’s Acting School 101 teacher was Denzel Washington.

    We received a total of 188 reviews for 38 films that Denzel had parts in.

    That’s quite an impressive amount.

    Let’s see what the members of the LAMB community thought of Denzel Washington’s career:

     

    2 Guns (15)
    AngryVader’s Movie Blah…
    Dan the Man’s Movie...

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  • Vote for January 2019’s Movie of the Month!

    by Jay Cluitt · Dec 11, 2018 at 15:24 CET · Featured, MOTM, Poll · 1 Comment
    Vote for January 2019’s Movie of the Month!

    It’s time to vote for the first movie of the month of 2019. The poll is at the bottom of the page, but first, the contenders!

    Dumbo (1941) [Doug Jamieson, The Jam Report]

    Winter Kills (1979) [Troy Anderson, AndersonVision]

    Stand By Me (1986) [Rob, MovieRob]

    Misery (1990) [Chris...

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  • LAMBCAST #455: MEET ME IN ST LOUIS MOTM

    by Jay Cluitt · Dec 5, 2018 at 1:17 CET · Featured, LAMBcast, MOTM, MOTM Champions, Podcasts · No Comments
    LAMBCAST #455: MEET ME IN ST LOUIS MOTM

    It’s that time of year again, holiday season! Which holiday? If you’re talking about Meet Me in St. Louis, all of them I guess, but specifically Christmas.

    The classic Judy Garland musical has joined the ranks of Die Hard 1 & 2, Batman Returns and Gremlins amidst our file of festive films, and this show is dedicated to it. First time Movie of the Month champion Amanda...

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  • LAMBCAST Extra Portion #20: Acting School 101 – Denzel Washington ‘Reminder Post’

    by Rob · Dec 2, 2018 at 9:55 CET · Acting School, Blogathons, Featured, Features · No Comments
    LAMBCAST Extra Portion #20: Acting School 101 – Denzel Washington ‘Reminder Post’

     

    As you should already know by now, Denzel Washington 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 Aaron from the Code is...

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  • Director’s Chair Introduction: Shane Black

    by Tony Cogan · Nov 26, 2018 at 18:44 CET · Director's Chair, Uncategorized · 5 Comments
    Director’s Chair Introduction: Shane Black

    Deadline: 5th January 2019

    Send Entries To: directorschairlamb@gmail.com

    Hello everyone, it’s time to announce the director that will be featured for December’s Director’s Chair and, seeing how it’s Christmas time, I thought it would be best to look at a director who has based most of his work around Christmas: Shane Black.

    Now Black first came to prominence as a...

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  • Director’s Chair: Sylvester Stallone

    by Tony Cogan · Nov 25, 2018 at 18:37 CET · Director's Chair · No Comments
    Director’s Chair: Sylvester Stallone

    Hello everyone. It’s time to go through the pieces you sent me on the films of Sylvester Stallone as a director. Thanks to everyone who wrote a piece. With that said, let’s get in there.

    Paradise Alley:

    Movierob

    Rocky 2:

    Movie Review 101 Movierob

    Rocky 3:

    Movie Review 101 Movierob

    Staying Alive:

    Movierob

    Rocky...

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