Archive for the ‘Features’ Category

  • Director’s Chair Introduction: Michael Apted

    by Tony Cogan · Jan 10, 2021 at 19:30 CET · Director's Chair · No Comments
    Director’s Chair Introduction: Michael Apted

    Send Entries To: directorschairlamb@gmail.com

    Deadline: 6th February 2021

    Hello everyone. Sorry it’s a bit delayed but here is the post announcing the featured director for January in Director’s Chair and, with the news of his recent passing, I’ve decided that this month should be focused on Michael Apted.

    Apted got his start working in TV, initially as a...

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  • Director’s Chair: Paul Feig

    by Tony Cogan · Jan 3, 2021 at 17:55 CET · Director's Chair · No Comments
    Director’s Chair: Paul Feig

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

    Bridesmaids

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    The Heat

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    Spy

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    Ghostbusters (2016)

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  • LAMBCAST Extra Portion #45: Acting School 101 – Nicholas Cage

    by Rob · Jan 3, 2021 at 12:30 CET · Acting School, Blogathons, Features · No Comments
    LAMBCAST Extra Portion #45: Acting School 101 – Nicholas Cage

    As you should already know by now, Nicholas Cage  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 Darren Lucas from Movie Reviews 101 to discuss all thing Nicholas Cage,...

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  • The Movie of the Month for January 2021 is…

    by Jay Cluitt · Dec 27, 2020 at 23:20 CET · MOTM, MOTM Champions · No Comments
    The Movie of the Month for January 2021 is…

    2021 is almost upon us, and with this new beginning comes another year of movie of the month winners. It therefore seems apt to begin the year with a first-time winner. Of the eight films submitted, as always there is only one winner, so for January we’ll be looking at the 1948 Powell & Pressburger classic, The Red Shoes!

    Congratulations go to the film’s champion, Meg Hyland of Meg’s Movie...

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  • Acting School 101 – January 2021 Introduction – Nicholas Cage

    by Rob · Dec 26, 2020 at 16:30 CET · Acting School, Blogathons, Features · No Comments
    Acting School 101 – January 2021 Introduction – Nicholas Cage

    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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  • Acting School 101 – December 2020 – Jake Gyllenhaal

    by Rob · Dec 25, 2020 at 14:00 CET · Acting School, Blogathons, Features · No Comments
    Acting School 101 – December 2020 – Jake Gyllenhaal

    This month’s Acting School 101 teacher was Jake Gyllenhaal.

    We received a total of 182 reviews for 27 films that Jake Gyllenhaal had parts in and 1 Review about his career.

    That’s quite an impressive amount.

    Let’s see what the members of the LAMB community thought of Jake Gyllenhaal’s career:

    General (1)
    The Movie...

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  • Lambcast #562 Arthur Christmas MOTM

    by Richard Kirkham · Dec 16, 2020 at 21:58 CET · LAMBcast, MOTM, Uncategorized · No Comments
    Lambcast #562 Arthur Christmas MOTM

    December brings our annual Christmas MOTM post. This year we have a delightful discussion of the Aardman Animation/Sony Pictures “Arthur Christmas from 2011.

    Richard is joined by former Host of the Lambcast, Jay Cluitt, as well as Director’s Chair Editor Tony Cogan and longtime Lamb favorite Todd Liebenow, as they are led thru a discussion of the film by the movie’s champion, Amanda...

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  • Vote for January 2021’s Movie of the Month!

    by Jay Cluitt · Dec 14, 2020 at 15:23 CET · MOTM · No Comments
    Vote for January 2021’s Movie of the Month!

    2020 is almost over, so let’s hurry it along a little by focussing on January 2021, and mainly what our Movie of the Month will be! There’s 8 films for you to vote between, the poll is at the bottom of the page, but first, the contenders!

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

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  • LAMBCAST Extra Portion #44: Acting School 101 – Jake Gyllenhaal

    by Rob · Dec 6, 2020 at 21:00 CET · Acting School, Blogathons, Features · No Comments
    LAMBCAST Extra Portion #44: Acting School 101 – Jake Gyllenhaal

    As you should already know by now, Jake Gyllenhaal 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 Jess Manzo from French Toast Sunday to discuss all thing Jake...

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  • Director’s Chair Introduction: Paul Feig

    by Tony Cogan · Nov 30, 2020 at 18:08 CET · Director's Chair · No Comments
    Director’s Chair Introduction: Paul Feig

    Deadline: 2 January 2021

    Send Entries To: directorschairlamb@gmail.com

    Hello everyone, it’s time to reveal the director that will be highlighted for December’s Director’s Chair and this month, the featured director is Paul Feig.

    Feig got his start in film and TV with acting, having minor roles in films like Naked Gun 33 1/3 and Heavyweights, along with roles in...

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  • Director’s Chair: Andrew Stanton

    by Tony Cogan · Nov 29, 2020 at 18:04 CET · Director's Chair · No Comments
    Director’s Chair: Andrew Stanton

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

    A Bug’s Life

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    Finding Nemo

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    WALL-E

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  • The Movie of the Month for December 2020 is…

    by Jay Cluitt · Nov 27, 2020 at 8:07 CET · MOTM, MOTM Champions · No Comments
    The Movie of the Month for December 2020 is…

    It’s the holiday season, which means it’s Holiday Special Movie of the Month time! Which film will be joining the ranks of Die Hard, Die Hard 2, Gremlins, Batman Returns, Scrooged and Meet Me in St Louis to be the final MOTM of 2020? Why, it’s only little old Arthur Christmas!

    Congratulations go to second-time festive champion Amanda Kirkham of...

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