Archive for the ‘Blogathons’ Category

  • Director’s Chair: Hayao Miyazaki

    by Tony Cogan · Mar 26, 2017 at 23:43 CEST · Director's Chair · 2 Comments
    Director’s Chair: Hayao Miyazaki

    Once again, it’s time to let you know about the posts that I have received for this months Director’s Chair feature on Hayao Miyazaki. Didn’t receive many posts this month, but I have enjoyed reading the ones I did get. So, without further ado, here are the pieces for the films of Hayao Miyazaki.

    Castle of Cagliostro:

    Movierob

    Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind

    Tranquil...

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  • Director’s Chair Reminder: Hayao Miyazaki

    by Tony Cogan · Mar 19, 2017 at 19:24 CEST · Director's Chair · No Comments
    Director’s Chair Reminder: Hayao Miyazaki

    Send Emails To: directorschairlamb@gmail.com

    Deadline: 25th March 2017

    Hello everyone, just a reminder that I’m still looking for pieces on you discussing the films of Hayao Miyazaki. For a reminder on the films you can cover, and a bit of history of Miyazaki, head over here: http://www.largeassmovieblogs.com/2017/02/directors-chair-introduction-hayao-miyazaki.html. I look forward to...

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  • LAMBCAST #365 TIMECRIMES MOTM

    by Jay Cluitt · Mar 15, 2017 at 15:56 CEST · Featured, LAMBcast, MOTM, Podcasts · No Comments
    LAMBCAST #365 TIMECRIMES MOTM

    If there’s one thing we love talking about on the Lambcast, it’s time travel movies, so when Timecrimes won the latest Movie of the Month poll we couldn’t wait to discuss Nacho Vigalondo’s cult hit, and now you can listen to that discussion!

    Jay Cluitt was joined by the movie’s long-awaited champion, Jason Soto, along with time travel fans Robert Zerbe and Jess Manzo, plus self-confessed...

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  • Director’s Chair: Richard Curtis

    by Tony Cogan · Feb 26, 2017 at 14:00 CEST · Director's Chair · 1 Comment
    Director’s Chair: Richard Curtis

    Hello everyone, it’s time to show you all of the posts that I received for the films of Richard Curtis, hope you enjoy reading these as much as I did.

    The Tall Man:

    Movierob

    Four Weddings and a Funeral:

    Movierob Life vs Film

    Notting Hill:

    Movierob

    Love Actually:

    Movierob

    War Horse:

    Kirkham A Movie A...

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  • The Movie of the Month for March 2017 is…

    by Jay Cluitt · Feb 22, 2017 at 11:01 CEST · MOTM, MOTM Champions, Poll · 2 Comments
    The Movie of the Month for March 2017 is…

    The latest Movie of the Month has been decided upon!

    It’s been said before and it will most likely be said again – when it comes to winning the Movie of the Month poll, persistence really does pay off. This month, in another very close race, the winner is someone who has submitted films fairly consistently but never won once. That was the case until today, on his 20th attempt at winning, so it gives me great...

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  • LAMBCAST #361 HOWARD THE DUCK MOTM

    by Jay Cluitt · Feb 16, 2017 at 1:03 CEST · Featured, LAMBcast, MOTM, MOTM Champions, Podcasts · 8 Comments
    LAMBCAST #361 HOWARD THE DUCK MOTM

    I’m not sure what was more unlikely – a humanoid duck named Howard being dragged from his home on a duck-filled planet by a giant space laser, or Howard the Duck winning the Movie of the Month poll, but here we are.

    Jay Cluitt was joined by the film’s champion, The Vern, as well as Todd Liebenow and Damien Riley to discuss this so-called new breed of hero, and the many, many things wrong with this...

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  • Director’s Chair Reminder: Richard Curtis

    by Tony Cogan · Feb 12, 2017 at 17:55 CEST · Director's Chair · No Comments
    Director’s Chair Reminder: Richard Curtis

    Send Emails To: directorschairlamb@gmail.com

    Deadline: 25th February 2017

    Hello everyone, just a reminder that I’m still looking for features on the films of Richard Curtis, both films he’s directed and films he’s written. For a reminder of those films, go back to my original post here. I look forward to reading what you send my way.…

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

    by Jay Cluitt · Feb 8, 2017 at 0:07 CEST · MOTM · No Comments
    Vote for March 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:

    Casablanca (1942) [Howard Casner, Rantings and Ravings]

    Mildred Pierce (1945) [David Brook, Blueprint: Review]

    The Man Who Would Be King (1975) [Richard Kirkham, Kirkham A Movie A Day]

    Clue...

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  • The Movie of the Month for February 2017 is…

    by Jay Cluitt · Jan 30, 2017 at 23:13 CEST · MOTM, MOTM Champions · No Comments
    The Movie of the Month for February 2017 is…

    The latest Movie of the Month has been decided upon!

    Once again it has been proven that one of the best ways for your chosen film to become elected Movie of the Month is to get in contact with some of the film-makers behind it on Twitter. That surely must be the reason why, after champion Vern hit up the likes of Lloyd Kaufman and Lea Thompson, who both either replied or retweeted, Howard the Duck became the latest...

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  • Director’s Chair Introduction: Richard Curtis

    by Tony Cogan · Jan 30, 2017 at 19:55 CEST · Director's Chair · 2 Comments
    Director’s Chair Introduction: Richard Curtis

    Deadline: 25th February 2017

    Send Emails To: directorschairlamb@gmail.com

    Hello everyone, it’s once again time to announce the director that will be covered for Director’s Chair and, seeing how it is February, I wanted to cover a director most famous for directing romance films for Valentine’s Day and I can think of no better choice than Richard Curtis.

    Now this is going...

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  • Director’s Chair: Asif Kapadia

    by Tony Cogan · Jan 29, 2017 at 13:08 CEST · Director's Chair · No Comments
    Director’s Chair: Asif Kapadia

    Hello everyone, it’s once again time to put up the post with all the features you sent in for the films of Asif Kapadia. As I expected, most of the features sent were for his documentaries and it’s been great to read what you thought of those documentaries. Without further ado, here are the features you sent for the films of Asif Kapadia.

    Far North

    I Think Therefore I...

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  • Director’s Chair Reminder: Asif Kapadia

    by Tony Cogan · Jan 15, 2017 at 19:20 CEST · Director's Chair · No Comments
    Director’s Chair Reminder: Asif Kapadia

    Deadline: 28th January 2017

    Send Emails To: directorschairlamb@gmail.com

    Hello everyone, just a quick reminder that I’m still looking for pieces on the films of Asif Kapadia For a quick reminder on the films that you can cover, along with a little history on Asif Kapadia himself, go back to the original post here. I look forward to reading your pieces.…

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