Archive for the ‘Blogathons’ Category

  • Acting School 101 – May 2017 – Bill Paxton

    by Rob · May 22, 2017 at 10:04 CEST · Acting School, Blogathons, Featured, Features · 1 Comment
    Acting School 101 – May 2017 – Bill Paxton

    This month’s Acting School 101 teacher was Bill Paxton.

    We received a total of 179 reviews for 30 films that Paxton had parts in. Plus 2 general posts about his life and work.

    That’s quite an impressive amount.

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

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  • Vote for June 2017’s Movie of the Month!

    by Jay Cluitt · May 20, 2017 at 1:42 CEST · MOTM · 10 Comments
    Vote for June 2017’s Movie of the Month!

    It’s time to vote for the next Movie of the Month! You can vote at the bottom of the page. but first here’s the list of candidates:

    The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) [Aaron Neuwirth, The Code is Zeek]

    Breaking Away (1979) [Damien Riley, Riley on Film]

    Clue (1985) [Sean Homrig, The 1001 Movie Podcast]

    My Girl (1991)...

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  • The Movie of the Month for May 2017 is…

    by Jay Cluitt · May 1, 2017 at 18:54 CEST · MOTM, MOTM Champions · No Comments
    The Movie of the Month for May 2017 is…

    The latest Movie of the Month has been decided upon!

    Another month, another movie of the month poll, and wouldn’t you know it, another winner! As usual there was a very eclectic selection of movies and a pretty close race amongst the final few, but of course there can only be one victor. Technically we have discussed this film before as part of a director retrospective, but now it’s going to have an entire show all...

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  • Director’s Chair Introduction: Lana and Lilly Wachowski

    by Tony Cogan · May 1, 2017 at 16:58 CEST · Director's Chair, Uncategorized · 2 Comments
    Director’s Chair Introduction: Lana and Lilly Wachowski

    Deadline: 27th May 2017

    Send Emails To: directorschairlamb@gmail.com

    Hello everyone, it’s time again to announce the directors that will be featured in this month’s Directors Chair feature. and this time I thought I’d go with a pair of director siblings, and the ones I’ve chosen are the Wachowski sisters.

    Now the films of the Wachowski’s do not provoke mild...

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  • Director’s Chair: Ken Loach

    by Tony Cogan · Apr 30, 2017 at 13:14 CEST · Director's Chair · No Comments
    Director’s Chair: Ken Loach

    Hello everyone, it’s time again to show the reviews you sent in for the highlighted director this month. I’m glad to have received some good quality reviews from you highlighting the brilliant work done by Ken Loach. Let’s not waste time and get into the reviews you sent me.

    Poor Cow

    Blueprint Review

    Kes

    Blueprint Review Surrender to the Void

    Sweet...

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  • LAMBCAST Extra Portion: Acting School 101 – Bill Paxton

    by Jay Cluitt · Apr 29, 2017 at 21:07 CEST · Acting School, Blogathons, Featured, Features, LAMBcast, Podcasts · No Comments
    LAMBCAST Extra Portion: Acting School 101 – Bill Paxton

    As you should know by now, Bill Paxton (RIP) is our actor of the month in the newly-revived Acting School 101 feature, being hosted by MovieRob. Alongside the monthly blogathon held here on the LAMB site, Rob 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!

    Rob was joined by Heather Baxendale from the MILFcast to discuss all...

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  • LAMBCAST #370 DIRTY HARRY FRANCHISE MOTM

    by Jay Cluitt · Apr 19, 2017 at 0:38 CEST · Featured, LAMBcast, MOTM, MOTM Champions, Podcasts · No Comments
    LAMBCAST #370 DIRTY HARRY FRANCHISE MOTM

    The latest Movie of the Month franchise special – which joins the ranks with the Back to the Future trilogy, the Godfather trilogy and the Airport franchise – is the Dirty Harry series, five movies following the busiest and seemingly most chaos-attracting detective in San Francisco.

    Jay Cluitt was joined by Todd Liebenow, Jacob Lusk, Howard Casner and Dirty Harry superfan...

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  • Director’s Chair Reminder: Ken Loach

    by Tony Cogan · Apr 18, 2017 at 23:40 CEST · Director's Chair · 1 Comment
    Director’s Chair Reminder: Ken Loach

    Deadline: 29th April 2017

    Send Entries to: directorschairlamb@gmail.com

    Hello everyone, just a reminder that I’m still looking for pieces you’ve made about the films of Ken Loach. For a reminder of the films you can cover, and a brief overview of the history of Loach’s films, go back to my original post here. I look forward to reading what you’ve written on Loach’s...

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  • Vote for May 2017’s Movie of the Month!

    by Jay Cluitt · Apr 17, 2017 at 11:27 CEST · MOTM, Poll · 1 Comment
    Vote for May 2017’s Movie of the Month!

    It’s time to vote for the next Movie of the Month! You can vote at the bottom of the page. but first here’s the list of candidates:

    Bedazzled (1967) [Howard Casner, Rantings and Ravings]

    Raise the Titanic (1980) [Simon Appleton, Moustache Movie News]

    Clue (1985) [Sean Homrig, The 1001 Movie Podcast]

    Midnight Run...

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  • Return of Acting School 101 – Bill Paxton

    by Rob · Apr 15, 2017 at 20:00 CEST · Acting School, Announcements, Features · No Comments
    Return of Acting School 101 – Bill Paxton

    Welcome Back Students!

    Rob from MovieRob here!

    I am pleased and excited to announce that I will now be running the return of a feature on the LAMB that has been on hiatus for the past 3 and a half years.

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

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  • The Movie of the Month for April 2017 is…

    by Jay Cluitt · Apr 2, 2017 at 23:38 CEST · MOTM, MOTM Champions · No Comments
    The Movie of the Month for April 2017 is…

    The latest Movie of the Month has been decided upon!

    It’s franchise time for the latest Movie of the Month. Five very different movie series were put forward, but of course there can be only one winner, and so for the month of April we’re going to be talking about… the Dirty Harry franchise!…

    ...

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  • Director’s Chair Introduction: Ken Loach

    by Tony Cogan · Mar 27, 2017 at 23:40 CEST · Director's Chair · 1 Comment
    Director’s Chair Introduction: Ken Loach

    Deadline: 29th April 2017

    Send Emails To: directorschairlamb@gmail.com

    Hello everyone, it’s once again time to announce the director that will be highlighted for Director’s Chair. This month, after going for a more fantasy themed director last time, I thought I’d go for more gritty realism, and in tackling this element of the film industry, I could think of no director that...

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