Archive for the ‘MOTM Champions’ Category

  • LAMBCAST #465 TOMBSTONE MOTM

    by Jay Cluitt · Feb 5, 2019 at 0:57 CET · Featured, LAMBcast, MOTM, MOTM Champions, Podcasts · No Comments
    LAMBCAST #465 TOMBSTONE MOTM

    It’s movie of the month time! To celebrate Richard’s birthday we let him pick the roster of films, the LAMB community voted and Tombstone won!

    Richard and his huckleberry Jay were joined by Tombstone fans Nick Rehak and Damien Riley, as well as first time viewer and self described disliker of westerns, Zoe Rose Smith. Was she converted? Was everyone recording as sick as Val Kilmer? Were all their...

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  • The Movie of the Month for February 2019 is…

    by Jay Cluitt · Jan 22, 2019 at 12:57 CET · Featured, MOTM, MOTM Champions · No Comments
    The Movie of the Month for February 2019 is…

    The latest Movie of the Month has been decided upon!

    To celebrate the Lambcast co-host’s birthday month, we let Richard select all the contenders for February’s Movie of the Month poll, and he’ll be hosting the upcoming Lambcast on it, so the surprise here isn’t who wins, but which film they picked that everyone else voted for. It was a very close-run race, with just one vote separating the top two...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Movie of the Month for December 2018 is…

    by Jay Cluitt · Nov 20, 2018 at 22:44 CET · Featured, MOTM, MOTM Champions · 2 Comments
    The Movie of the Month for December 2018 is…

    The latest Movie of the Month has been decided upon!

    For December’s MOTM poll we once again took a festive-themed diversion into primarily Christmas films, with a Hanukkah one thrown in for good measure this year too, and as with previous winners (Die Hard, Die Hard 2, Gremlins, Batman Returns), the winner isn’t a film that everybody might consider a holiday film, but which...

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  • 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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  • 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 · 1 Comment
    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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  • 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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  • 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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