Archive for the ‘Blogathons’ Category

  • LAMBCAST #539 THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE MOTM

    by Jay Cluitt · Jul 9, 2020 at 14:25 CEST · Featured, Features, LAMBcast, MOTM, MOTM Champions, Podcasts · No Comments
    LAMBCAST #539 THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE MOTM

    It’s movie of the month time, and this month we’re discussing the original 1962 version of The Manchurian Candidate!

    Jay and Richard were joined by Nick, Damien and Sean to talk about judo fights, nonsense train conversations and the sweatiest top lips we’ve ever seen. Also, Jay tells 328 million people to sort themselves out.

    00:00 Intro
    02:40 The Manchurian Candidate review...

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  • Vote for August 2020’s Movie of the Month!

    by Jay Cluitt · Jul 6, 2020 at 11:47 CEST · MOTM, Poll · 4 Comments
    Vote for August 2020’s Movie of the Month!

    It’s time to vote for August’s movie of the month! August is the birthday month of me, the LAMB Shepherd, so I have picked all ten choices for this month’s poll. I looked back at the history of the MOTM feature and realised that not many films have covered aspects of the non-white experience, so in the spirit of elevating POC voices in cinema I consulted with Lambcast regular Aaron Neuwirth to devise a list of ten films that...

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  • Director’s Chair Introduction: Joel Schumacher

    by Tony Cogan · Jul 6, 2020 at 11:31 CEST · Director's Chair, Uncategorized · 1 Comment
    Director’s Chair Introduction: Joel Schumacher

    Deadline: 1 August 2020

    Send Entries To: directorschairlamb@gmail.com

    Hello everyone, it’s time to announce the featured director for June and, given the recent news of his passing, this month will serve as a tribute to Joel Schumacher.

    Schumacher got started in his career through working as a designer, at Revlon prior to joining film and started his film career in costume...

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  • Director’s Chair: Amma Asante

    by Tony Cogan · Jul 5, 2020 at 19:31 CEST · Director's Chair · 1 Comment
    Director’s Chair: Amma Asante

    Hello everyone, it’s time to showcase all the features I was sent on the films of Amma Asante. Let’s not waste time and dive right in.

    Belle:

    Movierob3SMReviewsSobriety Test Movie ReviewsDan the Man’s Movie ReviewsTinsel and TineSean Kelly on MoviesFr. Dennis at the MoviesGorgon Reviews

    A United Kingdom:

    Movie Reviews 101The Movie WafflerMahan’s MediaFilm...

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  • Acting School 101 – July 2020 Introduction – Wesley Snipes

    by Rob · Jul 5, 2020 at 12:30 CEST · Acting School, Blogathons, Features · 2 Comments
    Acting School 101 – July 2020 Introduction – Wesley Snipes

    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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  • LAMBCAST Extra Portion #39: Acting School 101 – Wesley Snipes

    by Rob · Jul 5, 2020 at 12:05 CEST · Acting School, Blogathons, Featured, Podcasts · No Comments
    LAMBCAST Extra Portion #39: Acting School 101 – Wesley Snipes

    As you should already know by now, Wesley Snipes 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 Jeanette from the The Mundane Adventures of a Fangirl to discuss all...

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  • Acting School 101 – June 2020 – Frances McDormand

    by Rob · Jul 4, 2020 at 23:00 CEST · Acting School, Blogathons, Features · No Comments
    Acting School 101 – June 2020 – Frances McDormand

    This month’s Acting School 101 teacher was Frances McDormand.

    We received a total of 93 reviews for 27 films that Frances McDormand had parts in.

    That’s quite an impressive amount.

    Let’s see what the members of the LAMB community thought of Frances McDormand’s career:

    Aeon Flux (2)
    Movie Reviews 101

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  • The Movie of the Month for July 2020 is…

    by Jay Cluitt · Jun 22, 2020 at 14:44 CEST · MOTM, MOTM Champions · No Comments
    The Movie of the Month for July 2020 is…

    It’s time to announce the latest Movie of the Month winner! 10 films were submitted for July’s theme-less poll, you’ve all been voting and the winner is… The Manchurian Candidate (1962)!

    Congratulations go to Nick Rehak from French Toast Sunday for successfully championing The Manchurian Candidate to victory. As such he gets to host the upcoming Lambcast dedicated to the film, and if you...

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  • LAMBCAST #535 LADY BIRD MOTM

    by Jay Cluitt · Jun 13, 2020 at 19:44 CEST · Featured, LAMBcast, MOTM, MOTM Champions, Podcasts · No Comments
    LAMBCAST #535 LADY BIRD MOTM

    It’s Movie of the Month time! June is our Female-Directed special, and this month the winner was Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird, and here’s our show discussing it!

    Jay and Richard were joined by the film’s champion, Cameron, along with Nikhat and Meg to discuss high school dating, maternal relationships and the importance of a good door lock at the right moment.

    00:00 Intros

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  • Vote for July 2020’s Movie of the Month!

    by Jay Cluitt · Jun 8, 2020 at 22:43 CEST · MOTM, Poll · 2 Comments
    Vote for July 2020’s Movie of the Month!

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

    The Red Shoes (1948) [Meg Hyland, Meg’s Movie Alphabet]

    The Manchurian Candidate (1962) [Nick Rehak, French Toast Sunday]

    American Graffiti (1973) [James Wilson, Blogging by...

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  • Director’s Chair Introduction: Amma Asante

    by Tony Cogan · Jun 8, 2020 at 8:38 CEST · Director's Chair, Uncategorized · 3 Comments
    Director’s Chair Introduction: Amma Asante

    Send Entries To: directorschairlamb@gmail.com

    Deadline: 4 July 2020

    Hello everyone, it’s time to announce who the featured director for June will be and this month I’ve decided to go with Amma Asante.

    Asante got her start in film and TV as an actress on the long running British children’s show Grange Hill (and when I say long running I mean from 1978 to 2008),...

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  • Director’s Chair: Rob Reiner

    by Tony Cogan · Jun 7, 2020 at 18:47 CEST · Director's Chair · No Comments
    Director’s Chair: Rob Reiner

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

    This is Spinal Tap:

    Movierob Lambcast Joel Watches Movies

    The Sure Thing:

    Movierob

    Stand By Me:

    Blogging by Cinema-light Movierob Joel Watches Movies

    The Princess...

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