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  • LAMBracket: Best Christmas Movie Play-Off #6 Results

    by Jay Cluitt · Dec 9, 2018 at 22:16 CET · Uncategorized · No Comments
    LAMBracket: Best Christmas Movie Play-Off #6 Results

    Play-off #6 was the second in the Family group, with Home Alone fighting its own sequel, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York. Kevin McAllister won, obviously, but it was in his home venue of Chicago rather than the Big Apple, so the original moves onto the next round. Here are the full results:

    Final results:

    Congratulations to Home Alone and Alex Ramon of Boycotting Cinema,...

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  • LAMBracket: Best Christmas Movie – Play-Off #7

    by Jay Cluitt · Dec 7, 2018 at 11:09 CET · Uncategorized · No Comments
    LAMBracket: Best Christmas Movie – Play-Off #7

    From December 1st until Christmas Eve, here on the LAMB, we’ll be determining what is the BEST Christmas movie of all time. We’ve asked you all which films are the main contenders, and twenty-four of you replied with your choices, which will bauble battle it out for seasonal supremacy. It’s a head-to-head, single elimination tournament, so whichever film wins today moves onto the next round. However, here is not the only...

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  • Director’s Chair Introduction: Shane Black

    by Tony Cogan · Nov 26, 2018 at 18:44 CET · Uncategorized · 1 Comment
    Director’s Chair Introduction: Shane Black

    Deadline: 5th January 2019

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    Hello everyone, it’s time to announce the director that will be featured for December’s Director’s Chair and, seeing how it’s Christmas time, I thought it would be best to look at a director who has based most of his work around Christmas: Shane Black.

    Now Black first came to prominence as a...

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  • Director’s Chair Introduction: David Cronenberg

    by Tony Cogan · Oct 1, 2018 at 21:42 CET · Director's Chair, Uncategorized · No Comments
    Director’s Chair Introduction: David Cronenberg

    Deadline: 27th October 2018

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    Hello everyone, it’s time to announce the director for this month’s Director’s Chair and, seeing how we’re in October, we’re carrying on the tradition of highlighting a horror director and for this month, I think it’s time we looked at one of the kings of body horror, David...

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  • Director’s Chair: Brad Bird

    by Tony Cogan · Jul 2, 2018 at 22:08 CET · Director's Chair, Uncategorized · 2 Comments
    Director’s Chair: Brad Bird

    Deadline: 28th July 2018

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    Hello everyone, it’s time to announce the director that will be highlighted for July this year and, for the release of Incredibles 2, I thought it was time to cover the films of Brad Bird.

    Now Bird, like many of his fellow filmmakers at Pixar, learnt his trade at the California Institute of the Arts after being...

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  • Director’s Chair Introduction: Miloš Forman

    by Tony Cogan · May 29, 2018 at 0:55 CET · Director's Chair, Uncategorized · 6 Comments
    Director’s Chair Introduction: Miloš Forman

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    Deadline: 30th June 2018

    Hello everyone, it’s time to announce the director I’m going to be highlighting for June and this month I thought it would be right to dedicate this month to the memory of one of the most influential directors of the past 50 years, Miloš Forman.

    Forman’s early life was one of hardship, his parents...

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  • Director’s Chair Introduction: Lynne Ramsay

    by Tony Cogan · Apr 2, 2018 at 15:47 CET · Uncategorized · 1 Comment
    Director’s Chair Introduction: Lynne Ramsay

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    Deadline: 28th April 2018

    Hello everyone, it’s time to announce the director that will be featured for this months Director’s Chair and, to tie into the release of You Were Never Really Here, the director this month will be Lynne Ramsay.

    Born in Glasgow in 1969, Ramsay got her start in the mid-90s, after graduating from the...

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  • Director’s Chair Introduction: Ava DuVernay

    by Tony Cogan · Mar 5, 2018 at 23:57 CET · Uncategorized · 1 Comment
    Director’s Chair Introduction: Ava DuVernay

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    Deadline: 31st March 2018

    Hello everyone and welcome to the announcement of this months featured director for Director’s Chair. For this month, to celebrate the release of A Wrinkle in Time, I thought now was the time for Ava DuVernay to be highlighted for Director’s Chair.

    Now DuVernay started out her career in the film industry...

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  • Director’s Chair Introduction: Guillermo Del Toro

    by Tony Cogan · Feb 5, 2018 at 6:53 CET · Uncategorized · No Comments
    Director’s Chair Introduction: Guillermo Del Toro

    Hello everyone, it’s time to announce the director that will be featured for this month’s Director’s Chair and, seeing how there is a lot of buzz around him due to awards season, I thought now would be the right time to cover the films of Guillermo Del Toro.

    Now the films of Del Toro run in a wide variety of tones, styles and languages, but there are always consistent elements within all films, not only aesthetic...

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  • The winner of the Harrison Ford Movie Draft is…

    by Jay Cluitt · Sep 25, 2017 at 9:04 CET · Uncategorized · 1 Comment
    The winner of the Harrison Ford Movie Draft is…

    A few weeks ago on the Lambcast we held a Harrison Ford Movie Draft, to celebrate the upcoming release of Blade Runner 2049. On the show, Jay, Richard, Aaron, David and Heather competed to assemble the best team of movies featuring Harrison Ford, and now it’s time to announce the winner, but you can still go back and listen to that show here.

    Despite joining the draft just moments before we began the podcast due to...

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  • Director’s Chair Reminder: Steven Soderbergh

    by Tony Cogan · Aug 18, 2017 at 13:49 CET · Director's Chair, Uncategorized · 1 Comment
    Director’s Chair Reminder: Steven Soderbergh

    Deadline: September 2nd 2017

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    Hello everyone, just sending out a reminder that I’m still looking for pieces by you on the work of Steven Soderbergh, along with a quick announcement of a change for this month. Since I was delayed in putting up this reminder, along with allowing more time for you to send in any pieces you’ve done on Logan...

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  • The Film Pasture Podcast: Top 5 Women Directors

    by The Vern · Jul 13, 2017 at 7:17 CET · Film Pasture, Podcasts, Uncategorized · No Comments
    The Film Pasture Podcast: Top 5 Women Directors

     


    The Vern is reunited with cohost Kristen Lopez for a brand new episode of The Film Pasture Podcast.  They are joined by fellow film critic and now a screenwriter, Ruth Maramis to talk about top 5 women directors.  Ruth runs the site FlixChatter and  is the writer of a brand new short film that is about love lost set in the world of theater called Hearts Want.  You can help support...

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