Archive for the ‘Blogathons’ Category

  • Director’s Chair Introduction: Werner Herzog

    by Tony Cogan · Jan 8, 2018 at 22:34 CEST · Director's Chair · 2 Comments
    Director’s Chair Introduction: Werner Herzog

    Deadline: 3rd February

    Send Emails To: directorschairlamb@gmail.com

    Hello everyone and welcome to a new year of Director’s Chair and for the start of this new year, I thought I’d head towards Germany and highlight the films of probably the most insane director I’ve featured so far, Werner Herzog.

    Now Werner Herzog is a man not exactly known for taking things easy with...

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

    by Jay Cluitt · Jan 8, 2018 at 13:46 CEST · MOTM, Poll · No Comments
    Vote for February 2018’s Movie of the Month!

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

    Barbarella (1968) [Howard Casner, Rantings and Ravings]

    After Hours (1985) [Sean Homrig, 1001 Movies Podcast]

    Midnight Run (1988) [Todd Liebenow, Forgotten Filmz]

    The Three Musketeers (1993) [Nick...

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  • Director’s Chair: Frank Capra

    by Tony Cogan · Jan 7, 2018 at 17:12 CEST · Director's Chair · No Comments
    Director’s Chair: Frank Capra

    Hello everyone, it’s time to reveal who sent over pieces for December’s Director’s Chair focusing on the films of Frank Capra and a big thanks to Rob of Movierob who was the only person who sent it pieces on Capra’s films. So let’s not waste any more time, here are Rob’s pieces on the films of Frank Capra.

    It Happened One Night:

    Movierob

    You Can’t Take It With...

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  • LAMBCAST Extra Portion: Acting School 101 – Faye Dunaway ‘Reminder Post’

    by Rob · Jan 1, 2018 at 12:00 CEST · Acting School, Blogathons, Featured, Features · No Comments
    LAMBCAST Extra Portion: Acting School 101 – Faye Dunaway ‘Reminder Post’

    As you should already know by now, Faye Dunaway 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 Richard Kirkham from Kirkham a Day and The Strother...

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  • The Movie of the Month for January 2018 is…

    by Jay Cluitt · Dec 28, 2017 at 0:32 CEST · Featured, MOTM, MOTM Champions · 3 Comments
    The Movie of the Month for January 2018 is…

    The latest Movie of the Month has been decided upon!

    There have been a few exceptions, but traditionally – an unintentionally – the Movie Of The Month for January is often a film not widely regarded as being critically, um, good. Whether that is the case for January 2018 is yet to be determined, but for now let’s say that if the film turns out to be terrible, I for one won’t be all that surprised....

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  • Acting School 101 – January Introduction – Faye Dunaway

    by Rob · Dec 15, 2017 at 11:00 CEST · Acting School, Blogathons, Featured, Features · No Comments
    Acting School 101 – January Introduction – Faye Dunaway

    Welcome Back Students!

    Rob from MovieRob here!

    Like The Director’s Chair series being run by Tony, I think that this reignited 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...

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  • Acting School 101 – December 2017 – Samuel L. Jackson

    by Rob · Dec 14, 2017 at 12:00 CEST · Acting School, Blogathons, Featured, Features · No Comments
    Acting School 101 – December 2017 – Samuel L. Jackson

    This month’s Acting School 101 teacher was Samuel L. Jackson.

    We received a total of 360 reviews for 64 films that Samuel L. Jackson 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 Samuel L. Jackson’s career:

    Best Performance

    Movie...

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  • LAMBCAST #403: MOTM DIE HARD

    by Jay Cluitt · Dec 7, 2017 at 13:56 CEST · Featured, LAMBcast, MOTM, MOTM Champions, Podcasts · 1 Comment
    LAMBCAST #403: MOTM DIE HARD

    Ho Ho Ho! It’s December, and the holiday season is in full swing, so it’s time for our latest Christmas-special Movie of the Month, and really what could be more festive than terrorists taking over a skyscraper full of hostages?

    That’s right, it’s time to grab your biggest teddy bear, put on your filthiest undershirt, remove your shoes and make fists with your toes because we’re jumping off the roof...

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  • Director’s Chair Introduction: Frank Capra

    by Tony Cogan · Dec 5, 2017 at 0:40 CEST · Director's Chair · 1 Comment
    Director’s Chair Introduction: Frank Capra

    Send Emails To: directorschairlamb@gmail.com

    Deadline: 6th January 2018

    Hello everyone, it’s time to announce the final director for this years run of Director’s Chair and, seeing as it is December, now is the right time to do the director responsible for one of the most beloved Christmas films, It’s A Wonderful Life, Frank Capra.

    Throughout his career, but especially...

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

    by Jay Cluitt · Dec 4, 2017 at 14:24 CEST · MOTM · 1 Comment
    Vote for January 2018’s Movie of the Month!

    2017 is almost over which can mean only one thing – it’s time to vote for 2018’s first Movie of the Month! The poll is at the bottom of the page, but first, the contenders!

    Wait Until Dark (1967) [Sean Homrig, 1001 Movies Podcast]

    Rosemary’s Baby (1968) [Howard Casner, Rantings and Ravings]

    Rumble Fish (1983) [Todd Liebenow,...

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  • Director’s Chair: Taika Waititi

    by Tony Cogan · Dec 3, 2017 at 22:13 CEST · Director's Chair · 1 Comment
    Director’s Chair: Taika Waititi

    Hello everyone, it’s time to show off the posts you sent me for the films of Taika Waititi, thanks again to everyone who sent features in, enough beating around the bush, let’s dive in.

    Eagle vs Shark:

    Surrender to the Void

    Boy:

    The Movie Rat

    What We Do In The Shadows:

    Surrender to the Void Joel Watches Movies

    Hunt for the...

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  • LAMBCAST Extra Portion: Acting School 101 – Samuel L. Jackson ‘Reminder Post’

    by Rob · Dec 1, 2017 at 11:00 CEST · Acting School, Blogathons, Featured, Features · No Comments
    LAMBCAST Extra Portion: Acting School 101 – Samuel L. Jackson ‘Reminder Post’

    As you should already know by now, Samuel L. Jackson 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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