Archive for the ‘MOTM’ Category

  • LAMBCAST #451: THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER MOTM

    by Jay Cluitt · Nov 6, 2018 at 0:46 CET · Features, LAMBcast, MOTM, MOTM Champions, Podcasts · No Comments
    LAMBCAST #451: THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER MOTM

    Tension! Heated debates! Outright arguments! Yes, they’re all in the film, but they’re also all in this week’s podcast!

    Jay and Richard were joined by Simon, Will and Chris to discuss November’s Movie of the Month, The Hunt For Red October, which was a frequently-viewed classic for most, but a first-time watch for our usual host. Simon commandeered the helm for his first MOTM victory and leading...

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  • Vote for December 2018’s Movie of the Month, Christmas Special!

    by Jay Cluitt · Nov 5, 2018 at 15:11 CET · MOTM · 3 Comments
    Vote for December 2018’s Movie of the Month, Christmas Special!

    It’s time to vote for December’s Movie of the Month, Holiday Special! The poll is at the bottom of the page, but first, the contenders!

    Meet Me In St. Louis (1944) [Amanda, Hollywood Consumer]

    It’s A Wonderful Life (1946) [Rob, MovieRob]

    Ernest Saves Christmas (1988) [Mark, Movies Films and Flix]

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  • The Movie of the Month for November 2018 is…

    by Jay Cluitt · Oct 21, 2018 at 21:10 CET · Featured, MOTM, MOTM Champions · No Comments
    The Movie of the Month for November 2018 is…

    The latest Movie of the Month has been decided upon!

    For November’s MOTM poll there were five films submitted, but it was really only a two horse race between the competitors undertaking the most campaigning. Those two were Simon and Rob with The Hunt For Red October and Trains, Planes and Automobiles. It was an incredibly close run but, the winner, by just three votes is… The Hunt For Red...

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  • LAMBCAST #448: THE HAUNTING MOTM

    by Jay Cluitt · Oct 17, 2018 at 0:03 CET · Featured, LAMBcast, MOTM, MOTM Champions, Podcasts · No Comments
    LAMBCAST #448: THE HAUNTING MOTM

    It’s time for the some horror over on the Lambcast!

    Traditionally the run up to Halloween is dedicated to horror films and franchise here at the LAMB, and that’s no different this year with our horror-themed Movie of the Month. This time around the original 1963 version of The Haunting is our focus, with its champion Howard Casner taking his first seat in the MOTM host chair. He’s joined by Sean, Tony,...

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  • Vote for November 2018’s Movie of the Month!

    by Jay Cluitt · Oct 9, 2018 at 16:21 CET · MOTM · 3 Comments
    Vote for November 2018’s Movie of the Month!

    It’s time to vote for November’s Movie of the Month! The poll is at the bottom of the page, but first, the contenders!

    Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987) [Rob, MovieRob]

    The Hunt for Red October (1990) [Simon Appleton, Moustache Movie News]

    Addams Family Values (1993) [Audrey Fox, 1001 Movies and Beyond]

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  • The Movie of the Month for October 2018 is…

    by Jay Cluitt · Oct 1, 2018 at 22:02 CET · MOTM, MOTM Champions · No Comments
    The Movie of the Month for October 2018 is…

    The latest Movie of the Month has been decided upon!

    It’s October, which means this month’s MOTM is a horror pick, and damn if there weren’t some horrific choices in the poll this month. This was a tighly-run and ever-changing race, with some last-ditch surges, Twitter involvements from relevant film-makers and an overhanging threat that we’d end up talking about Tusk. Fortunately that...

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  • LAMBCAST #443 SHOWGIRLS MOTM

    by Jay Cluitt · Sep 10, 2018 at 22:26 CET · Featured, LAMBcast, MOTM, MOTM Champions, Podcasts · 1 Comment
    LAMBCAST #443 SHOWGIRLS MOTM

    You know what happens when Vern submits a film for Movie of the Month? We end up talking about Showgirls.

    After Howard the Duck, Jay basically vowed to never let Vern host a MOTM show again, yet somehow this happened, so in protest Jay isn’t here this week and Richard reluctantly took the hosting reigns to try and wrangle Vern, Chris and Doug towards a sensible discussion of a movie that begs the...

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  • Vote for October 2018’s Movie of the Month, Horror Special!

    by Jay Cluitt · Sep 3, 2018 at 8:25 CET · MOTM · No Comments
    Vote for October 2018’s Movie of the Month, Horror Special!

    It’s time to vote for October’s Movie of the Month, horror special! The poll is at the bottom of the page, but first, the contenders!

    The Haunting (1963 [Howard Casner, Rantings and Ravings]

    Two Thousand Maniacs! (1964) [Troy Anderson, Andersonvision]

    The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) [Daniel Lackey, Lackey on Film]

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  • The Movie of the Month for September 2018 is…

    by Jay Cluitt · Aug 27, 2018 at 21:30 CET · MOTM, MOTM Champions · 1 Comment
    The Movie of the Month for September 2018 is…

    The latest Movie of the Month has been decided upon!

    We’re back to the usual format for September’s MOTM, and the usual method of winning – campaigning a lot – has won out again, and it has done so for one of our most winningest MOTM champions. There was a wide variety of movies pitched for September’s poll, but the winner is… Showgirls!…

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  • Vote for September 2018’s Movie of the Month!

    by Jay Cluitt · Aug 12, 2018 at 20:24 CET · MOTM · 3 Comments
    Vote for September 2018’s Movie of the Month!

    It’s time to vote for September’s Movie of the Month! The poll is at the bottom of the page, but first, the contenders!

    Gone With The Wind (1939) [Tiffany Brannan, Pure Entertainment Preservation Society]

    Mary Poppins (1964) [Doug Jamieson, The Jam Report]

    Big (1988) [Audrey Fox, 1001 Movies and Beyond]

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  • LAMBCAST #438: SNAKES ON A PLANE MOTM

    by Jay Cluitt · Aug 6, 2018 at 10:00 CET · Featured, LAMBcast, MOTM, MOTM Champions, Podcasts · No Comments
    LAMBCAST #438: SNAKES ON A PLANE MOTM

    OK, so it’s about snakes, and they’re on a plane and, well, yeah that’s about it really.

    In an unprecedented turn of events Jay went all megalomaniacal shepherd on everyone and forbade any and all other Movie of the Month submissions for August, monopolising the board and only submitting films he wanted to see. The LAMB revolted and selected probably the film he was least excited for on the entire list,...

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  • LAMBCAST #435: MURDER BY DEATH MOTM

    by Jay Cluitt · Jul 17, 2018 at 14:43 CET · Featured, LAMBcast, MOTM, MOTM Champions, Podcasts · No Comments
    LAMBCAST #435: MURDER BY DEATH MOTM

    Murder! Racism! Truman Capote! All this and more on the latest episode of the Lambcast!

    This week we’re covering the latest movie of the month, which in this case is 1976’s Murder by Death, featuring a star-studded list of both actors and characters. Does the podcast make more sense than the film? Listen to find out as Jay and Richard are joined by the film’s champion, Sean, as well as Kellee and...

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