Archive for the ‘Blogathons’ Category

  • Lambcast #601 Enter the Dragon: MOTM

    by Richard Kirkham · Sep 15, 2021 at 20:47 CEST · Featured, LAMBcast, MOTM · No Comments
    Lambcast #601 Enter the Dragon: MOTM

    Those Kicks were Fast as Lightning and it was a little bit frightening.

    One of the reasons a novelty song about Kung Fu could become a #1 hit world wide is that Bruce Lee had made martial arts films the hot ticket item of the decade. Although he did not live long enough to see it happen, his movie also also made it to number one around the world on the box office charts. If any of you are only familiar with Bruce Lee from the...

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  • LAMBCAST Extra Portion #53: Acting School 101 – Keanu Reeves

    by Rob · Sep 15, 2021 at 12:30 CEST · Acting School, Blogathons, Features · No Comments
    LAMBCAST Extra Portion #53: Acting School 101 – Keanu Reeves

    As you should already know by now, Keanu Reeves 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 Darren Lucas from Movie Reviews...

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  • Vote for October 2021’s Movie of the Month!

    by Jay Cluitt · Sep 13, 2021 at 15:08 CEST · MOTM · No Comments
    Vote for October 2021’s Movie of the Month!

    The Movies of the Month so far this year have been rife with horror already, but we’re still dedicating the October poll to just horror movies, as usual, and now it’s time to vote! There’s five films to pick between, and the winner will have a Lambcast episode dedicated to it, hosted by the film’s champion. So without further ado, here are your five options:

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  • Director’s Chair Introduction: Destin Daniel Cretton

    by Tony Cogan · Sep 6, 2021 at 18:56 CEST · Director's Chair · No Comments
    Director’s Chair Introduction: Destin Daniel Cretton

    Send Entries To: directorschairlamb@gmail.com

    Deadline: 2nd October 2021

    Hello everyone, it’s time to announce the featured director for September’s Directors Chair and this month I’m featuring Destin Daniel Cretton.

    After he finished film school, Cretton made his feature directorial debut with I Am Not a Hipster, before bringing his short film, Short Term 12,...

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  • Acting School 101 – September 2021 Introduction – Keanu Reeves

    by Rob · Sep 6, 2021 at 12:30 CEST · Acting School, Blogathons, Features · No Comments
    Acting School 101 – September 2021 Introduction – Keanu Reeves

    Welcome Back Students!

    Rob from MovieRob here!

    I think that this 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 given calendar month.

    Obviously, there are thousands upon...

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  • Director’s Chair: Leos Carax

    by Tony Cogan · Sep 5, 2021 at 18:56 CEST · Director's Chair · No Comments
    Director’s Chair: Leos Carax

    Hello everyone, it’s time to showcase the features sent to me on the films of Leos Carax. Thanks to everyone who sent pieces in. Without further ado, let’s dive in.

    Holy Motors:

    Surrender to the VoidFilm ActuallyThe Velvet CafeMovierob

    Annette

    Surrender to the VoidPaul’s Trip to the MoviesThe MN Movie ManCitizen Charlie

    Come back tomorrow for the...

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  • Acting School 101 – August 2021 – Michael Shannon

    by Rob · Sep 5, 2021 at 12:30 CEST · Acting School, Blogathons, Features · No Comments
    Acting School 101 – August 2021 – Michael Shannon

    This month’s Acting School 101 teacher was Michael Shannon.

    We received a total of 225 reviews for 38 films that Michael Shannon had parts in. Plus 1 general post about his life and work.

    That’s quite an impressive amount.

    Let’s see what the members of the LAMB community thought of Michael...

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  • The Movie of the Month for September 2021 is…

    by Jay Cluitt · Aug 31, 2021 at 11:47 CEST · MOTM, MOTM Champions · No Comments
    The Movie of the Month for September 2021 is…

    The August MOTM has just been released, but it’s September tomorrow so we need to move right along to the next movie of the month! The poll was only open for a week this time, but we still had a whole heap of votes cast for your winning movie, and for September we’ll be tackling our first martial arts film in the MOTM dojo. That’s right, the Movie of the Month for September 2021 is… Enter the...

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  • Vote for September 2021’s Movie of the Month!

    by Jay Cluitt · Aug 23, 2021 at 14:31 CEST · MOTM, Poll · No Comments
    Vote for September 2021’s Movie of the Month!

    It’s time to vote for the next Movie of the Month! As usual the winning film will have a Lambcast episode dedicated to it. September’s poll is theme-less, and there’s only a week of voting so get on it! So without further ado, here are your five options:

    Paths of Glory (1957) [Aaron Neuwirth, The Code is...

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  • Director’s Chair Introduction: Leos Carax

    by Tony Cogan · Aug 9, 2021 at 8:33 CEST · Director's Chair, Uncategorized · No Comments
    Director’s Chair Introduction: Leos Carax

    Send Entries To: directorschairlamb@gmail.com

    Deadline: 5th September 2021

    Hello everyone, it’s time to announce who the featured director for August on Director’s Chair will be and this month the focus is on Leos Carax.

    Carax got his start working on shorts and doing work as a film critic before moving into feature films with Boy Meets Girl. The film helped to...

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  • Director’s Chair: Mike Leigh

    by Tony Cogan · Aug 8, 2021 at 15:25 CEST · Director's Chair · No Comments
    Director’s Chair: Mike Leigh

    Hello everyone, it’s time to showcase the pieces sent to me on the films of Mike Leigh. Thanks to everyone who sent pieces in. Without further ado, let’s dive in.

    Secrets and Lies

    Blueprint: Review

    Topsy-Turvey

    Blueprint: ReviewLife vs Film

    Vera Drake

    Movierob

    Mr Turner

    Citizen CharlieSobriety Test Movie...

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  • LAMBCAST Extra Portion #52: Acting School 101 – Michael Shannon

    by Rob · Aug 7, 2021 at 20:00 CEST · Acting School, Blogathons, Features · 1 Comment
    LAMBCAST Extra Portion #52: Acting School 101 – Michael Shannon

    Happy Birthday to both Jay Cluitt and Michael Shannon!!!!

    As you should already know by now, Michael Shannon 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...

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