Another mediocre week with two middling films; but don’t worry, awards season is just around the corner! Here’s what the LAMB community had to say about Operation Finale and Kin:
LAMB Average: 3.00 (6 sites)
The Michigan Movie Guy (4)
The MN Movie Man (3.5)
The Critical Movie Critics (3)
Journeys in Classic Film (3)
One film this week. Just one, and coincidentally that’s also the score it got. It seems the premise of Who Framed Roger Rabbit but with puppets and silly string jizz just wasn’t enough to make an actually decent film. Here’s what the LAMB community had to say about The Happytime Murders:
The Happytime Murders
LAMB Average: 1.86 (11 sites)
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...
This month’s Acting School 101 teacher was Mickey Rooney.
We received a total of 72 reviews for 55 films that Mickey Rooney had parts in. Plus 5 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 Mickey Rooney’s career:
General Post (5)
Two films! One is amongst the top 10 of the year, the other is probably amongst the bottom 10, but we don’t really keep track of that. Here’s what the LAMB community had to say about Crazy Rich Asians and Mile 22:
Crazy Rich Asians
LAMB Average: 4.27 (11 sites)
Tinsel & Tine (5)
Keith Loves Movies (4.5)
Mahan’s Media (4.5)
The Michigan Movie...
You know what happens when Vern submits a film for Movie of the Month? We end up talking about Showgirls.
After Howard the Duck, Jay basically vowed to never let Vern host a MOTM show again, yet somehow this happened, so in protest Jay isn’t here this week and Richard reluctantly took the hosting reigns to try and wrangle Vern, Chris and Doug towards a sensible discussion of a movie that begs the...
It probably says something about me that of today’s two movies I haven’t seen the critically acclaimed, historically significant and dramatically insightful BlacKkKlansman, but I have seen the movie where Jason Statham fights an old giant dinosaur shark. Hell, we even did a podcast on it. Judging by the reviews though I clearly made the wrong choice (regardless of how much fun I had watching The Meg). Anyway,...
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Hello everyone, it’s time to announce the director being highlighted for September and, since I saw Sightseers recently at the Screenplay Film Festival in Shetland, I thought it would be good to cover the films of Ben Wheatley.
Now Wheatley got his start directing short films, viral videos and commercials, one of which he won...
Hello everyone, it’s time to showcase all the pieces I was sent on the films of Richard Lester. Thanks again to everyone who sent pieces in to me. Without further ado, let’s get into this.
A Hard Day’s Night:Lambcast
The Knack … and How to Get It:Forgotten Films
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum:Movierob
It’s time to vote for October’s Movie of the Month, horror special! The poll is at the bottom of the page, but first, the contenders!
The Haunting (1963 [Howard Casner, Rantings and Ravings]
Two Thousand Maniacs! (1964) [Troy Anderson, Andersonvision]
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) [Daniel Lackey, Lackey on Film]
As you should already know by now, Mickey Rooney 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 Tiffany from the Pure Entertainment Preservation...
Yes I’m proud of that title. Judge all you like. Given the reviews below, it may well be better than the two films we’re looking at this week. Here’s what the LAMB community had to say about Christopher Robin and The Spy Who Dumped Me:
LAMB Average: 3.39 (9 sites)
The Michigan Movie Guy (5)
Wherever I Look (5)
The Boardman Review...