Archive for the ‘Features’ Category

  • The Movie of the Month for May 2019 is…

    by Jay Cluitt · Apr 22, 2019 at 1:02 CEST · MOTM, MOTM Champions · 1 Comment
    The Movie of the Month for May 2019 is…

    The latest Movie of the Month has been decided upon! It seems many of the LAMB flock think that the Movie of the Month poll is a place to showcase films that have a terrible reputation, and it’s an opportunity to make Jay and Richard watch something awful, hence why the likes of D.C. Cab, Battlefield Earth and Jury Duty were all submitted in this month’s poll. Fortunately none of them won, but the winner...

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  • Acting School 101 – April 2019 – Doris Day

    by Rob · Apr 21, 2019 at 11:30 CEST · Acting School, Blogathons, Features · No Comments
    Acting School 101 – April 2019 – Doris Day

    This month’s Acting School 101 teacher was Doris Day.

    We received a total of 50 reviews for 23 films that she had parts in. Plus 7 general posts about her life and work.

    That’s quite an impressive amount.

    Let’s see what the members of the LAMB community thought of Doris Day’s career:

    General (7)
    Great Old Movies
    In The Good Old Days Of Classic Hollywood...

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  • Lambscores: Dumbo

    by Jay Cluitt · Apr 19, 2019 at 11:12 CEST · Featured, LAMBscores · No Comments
    Lambscores: Dumbo

    Here’s what the LAMB community had to say about the new live action adaptation of Dumbo:

    Dumbo
    LAMB Average: 2.35 (13 sites)
    Paul’s Trip to the Movies (4)
    Cinema Parrot Disco (3.5)
    CineMarvellous! (3.5)
    Often Off Topic (3)
    The Code is Zeek (2.5)
    Sinekdoks (2.5)
    Citizen Charlie (2)
    Kirkham A Movie A Day (2)
    Silver Screen Riot...

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  • Lambscores: Us

    by Jay Cluitt · Apr 13, 2019 at 8:53 CEST · Featured, LAMBscores · No Comments
    Lambscores: Us

    Here’s what the LAMB community had to say about Jordan Peele’s Us:

    Us
    LAMB Average: 3.86 (18 sites)
    The Michigan Movie Guy (5)
    Paul’s Trip to the Movies (5)
    Surrender to the Void (5)
    The Code is Zeek (4.5)
    The MN Movie Man (4.5)
    Silver Screen Riot (4.5)
    Sinekdoks (4.5)
    Dan the Man’s Movie Reviews (4)
    Joel Watches...

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  • LAMBCAST #474 SPECIES FRANCHISE MOTM

    by Jay Cluitt · Apr 10, 2019 at 15:11 CEST · Featured, Franchise, LAMBcast, MOTM, MOTM Champions, Podcasts · No Comments
    LAMBCAST #474 SPECIES FRANCHISE MOTM

    The Godfather! Back to the Future! Indiana Jones! Airport! … Species? That’s right, the latest addition to the ranks of our Movie of the Month franchise specials is the Species franchise, which also joins Airport in garnering my response of “Wait, that’s a franchise?”

    As the series’ champion, Vern is once again hosting another Movie of the Month show about a subject with a less than fresh...

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  • Vote for May’s Movie of the Month!

    by Jay Cluitt · Apr 9, 2019 at 14:59 CEST · Featured, MOTM · 2 Comments
    Vote for May’s Movie of the Month!

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

    Z (1969) – [Howard Casner, Rantings & Ravings]

    D.C. Cab (1983) – [Troy Anderson, AndersonVision]

    Jury Duty (1995) – [Mark Hofmeyer, Movies Films & Flix] ...

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  • LAMBCAST Extra Portion #24: Acting School 101 – April Doris Day ‘Reminder Post’

    by Rob · Apr 7, 2019 at 11:30 CEST · Acting School, Blogathons, Features · No Comments
    LAMBCAST Extra Portion #24: Acting School 101 – April Doris Day ‘Reminder Post’

    As you should already know by now, Doris Day  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 Kellee Pratt from Outspoken and Freckled to discuss all...

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  • Lambscores: Captive State, Five Feet Apart, Wonder Park

    by Jay Cluitt · Apr 6, 2019 at 0:53 CEST · Featured, LAMBscores · 1 Comment
    Lambscores: Captive State, Five Feet Apart, Wonder Park

    Three films this week, but judging by the scores none of them are all that much to write home about, presumably why they’ve all been released in Captain Marvel‘s wake. Here’s what the LAMB community had to say about Five Feet Apart, Captive State and Wonder Park:

    Five Feet Apart
    LAMB Average: 2.93 (7 sites)
    Cinema Bravo (4)

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  • Director’s Chair Introduction: Agnes Varda

    by Tony Cogan · Apr 1, 2019 at 18:29 CEST · Director's Chair · No Comments
    Director’s Chair Introduction: Agnes Varda

    Send Entries To: directorschairlamb@gmail.com

    Deadline: 27th April 2019

    Hello everyone, it’s time to announce this months director highlighted for Director’s Chair and this is acting as a memorial version of Director’s Chair. With the passing of Agnes Varda on 29th March 2019, the cinema world lost one of the titans of the French New Wave, Agnes Varda, and this month is a...

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  • Director’s Chair: Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck

    by Tony Cogan · Mar 31, 2019 at 15:38 CEST · Director's Chair · 1 Comment
    Director’s Chair: Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck

    Hello everyone, it’s time to showcase all of the pieces sent in on the films of Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck. Thanks to everyone who sent pieces in, let’s get started.

    Half Nelson

    Movierob

    Sugar

    Movierob

    It’s Kind of a Funny Story

    Movierob

    Mississippi Grind

    Movierob

    Captain...

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  • LAMBracket: Best Marvel Movie

    by Jay Cluitt · Mar 30, 2019 at 9:55 CEST · Featured, LAMBracket · No Comments
    LAMBracket: Best Marvel Movie

    In case you haven’t popped by the LAMB’s Facebook page recently, we’re in the midst of another LAMBracket, this time determining the best Marvel movie! We’re already on match-up 6 of Round 1, but there’s still plenty of games to vote on. They’re posted every day, leading up to the release of Avengers: Endgame. Here are the films in competition, and their groups. To make it up to the full 32 we’ve...

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  • Lambscores: Captain Marvel

    by Jay Cluitt · Mar 29, 2019 at 23:26 CEST · Featured, LAMBscores · 1 Comment
    Lambscores: Captain Marvel

    As usual with Marvel releases, there’s only one film this week as everyone else wisely shied away from competing with the box office. Here’s what the LAMB community had to say about Captain Marvel:

    Captain Marvel
    LAMB Average: 3.72 (23 sites)
    The Michigan Movie Guy (5)
    The Mundane Adventures of a Fangirl (4.5)
    Coogs Review (4)
    Joel Watches Movies...

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