Archive for the ‘Blogathons’ Category

  • LAMBCAST #264 MOTM AIRPORT FRANCHISE – THE PATRONI CAST

    by Jay Cluitt · Apr 10, 2015 at 0:03 CEST · Featured, LAMBcast, MOTM, Podcasts · No Comments
    LAMBCAST #264 MOTM AIRPORT FRANCHISE – THE PATRONI CAST

    Sometimes the best discussions come from the most unexpected of places, and few places could be more unexpected than the Airport franchise. When it won the Movie of the Month poll, the phrases on everyone’s minds ranged from “How?” to “What is that?” to “Did he typo Airplane?” but it turned out that not only were these films far from a drag to watch, they inspired one of the greatest...

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  • The Movie of the Month for April 2015 is…

    by Jay Cluitt · Mar 23, 2015 at 10:24 CEST · MOTM, MOTM Champions · 2 Comments
    The Movie of the Month for April 2015 is…

    The latest Movie of the Month has been decided upon!

    This month there we’re having a special Movie of the Month, franchise edition! Seven potential franchises were put forward of varying lengths and themes, from one movie split into two parts to a quartet with a fifth instalment being released in a few months time, but the somewhat unexpected winner was a series of four movies from some time ago, which frankly I...

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  • LAMBCAST #260 A HARD DAY’S NIGHT MOTM

    by Jay Cluitt · Mar 13, 2015 at 0:14 CEST · Featured, LAMBcast, MOTM, Podcasts · 1 Comment
    LAMBCAST #260 A HARD DAY’S NIGHT MOTM

    It’s Movie of the Month time again on the Lambcast, and this month we’ve got a classic British jukebox musical for you, The Beatles’ A Hard Day’s Night.

    Movie champion Todd was joined by show hosts Jay and Robert, as well as Lackey and Will, who share polar opposite tastes when it comes to the Fab Four. There’s much to discuss in what was an unexpectedly polarising movie, so get along and...

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  • The Movie of the Month for March 2015 is…

    by Jay Cluitt · Feb 23, 2015 at 13:46 CEST · MOTM, MOTM Champions · No Comments
    The Movie of the Month for March 2015 is…

    The latest Movie of the Month has been decided upon!

    This month there were only three submissions for potential Movies of the Month, with A Hard Day’s Night, No Country For Old Men and the director’s cut of Legend being submitted. Only one of these has been submitted before, and wouldn’t you know it, it only went and won. That’s right, the Movie of the Month for March is A...

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  • LAMBCAST #256 THE GOONIES MOTM

    by Jay Cluitt · Feb 13, 2015 at 10:24 CEST · Featured, LAMBcast, MOTM, Podcasts · No Comments
    LAMBCAST #256 THE GOONIES MOTM

    Last year we celebrated the 30th anniversary of 1984 with out 1984 Movie Draft. 30 years ago from this year, 1985 didn’t have such a wealth of releases, but it did have The Goonies, which just so happens to be February’s Movie of the Month.

    Host Jay Cluitt was joined by regular Lambcast co-host and Goonies champion Robert Zerbe as well as Pat McDonnell, Will Slater and Nick Rehak, all of whom had varying...

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  • The Movie of the Month for February 2015 is…

    by Jay Cluitt · Jan 26, 2015 at 14:19 CEST · LAMBcast, MOTM, MOTM Champions · 1 Comment
    The Movie of the Month for February 2015 is…

    The latest Movie of the Month has been decided upon!

    Last month we proved that anything can win Movie of the Month by, um, celebrating? Southland Tales. Fortunately for February, a bunch of more highly regarded films were submitted, from Buster Keaton to Rodney Dangerfield, via Disney along the way. However, the winner for February is a film that’s been submitted many times before, but has finally taken the gold. That...

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  • LAMBCAST #252 SOUTHLAND TALES MOTM

    by Jay Cluitt · Jan 16, 2015 at 10:25 CEST · Featured, LAMBcast, MOTM, Podcasts · 1 Comment
    LAMBCAST #252 SOUTHLAND TALES MOTM

    January and February are often described as being black holes for movie watching. The more prestige movies have all been released in time for the awards season, leaving the studios to fill the screens with the dregs left at the bottom of their barrels. Well, we here at the Lambcast seem to follow a similar schedule because, just as last January we celebrated the Jean-Claude Van Damme classic Timecop, this month we get down and confused with...

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  • The Movie of the Month for January 2015 is…

    by Jay Cluitt · Dec 23, 2014 at 14:19 CEST · MOTM, MOTM Champions · 3 Comments
    The Movie of the Month for January 2015 is…

    The latest Movie of the Month has been decided upon!

    2014 may be coming to a close, but right around that corner there’s a whole new year, full of months just waiting to have movies assigned to them. As usual, the first of these will be January, and once again a bunch of movies were vying for the coveted title of Movie of the Month. There were a few films that took an early lead, but right near the end there was a sudden...

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  • LAMBCAST #247 DIE HARD 2 MOTM

    by Jay Cluitt · Dec 12, 2014 at 13:33 CEST · Featured, LAMBcast, MOTM, Podcasts · No Comments
    LAMBCAST #247 DIE HARD 2 MOTM

    ’twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house, not a creature was stirring except… for the five of us on this podcast talking about Die Hard 2.

    It’s the first ever festive-special Movie of the Month (not counting Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, which won regardless of its Christmas-setting) and the character-actor filled action sequel won the poll, allowing Will Slater to take another turn in the...

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  • The Movie of the Month for December 2014 is…

    by Jay Cluitt · Nov 24, 2014 at 23:46 CEST · MOTM, MOTM Champions · No Comments
    The Movie of the Month for December 2014 is…

    The latest Movie of the Month has been decided upon!

    Seeing as we’re rounding the snow-covered, fairy-lighted, tinsel-bedecked corner of the Holiday Season, we’re having a special festive-themed Movie of the Month for December. I put the call out for movies and champions, and a decidedly eclectic mix of Christmas movies were entered. We had everything from classic family to foreign warfare, forgotten horror to...

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  • LAMBCAST #244 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY MOTM

    by Jay Cluitt · Nov 14, 2014 at 20:18 CEST · Featured, LAMBcast, MOTM, Podcasts · No Comments
    LAMBCAST #244 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY MOTM

    It’s time for the latest Movie of the Month, and this time we’re heading into the realm of science fiction to look at Stanley Kubrick’s intergalactic classic, 2001: A Space Odyssey.

    Host, movie champion and 2001 virgin Jay Cluitt was joined by Robert Zerbe, Jess Manzo and Nick Rehak for an all-French Toast Sunday edition show, during which they all attempted to get to grips with monkeys, monoliths and space...

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  • The Movie of the Month for November 2014 is…

    by Jay Cluitt · Oct 20, 2014 at 9:46 CEST · MOTM, MOTM Champions · No Comments
    The Movie of the Month for November 2014 is…

    The latest Movie of the Month has been decided upon!

    Last month was horror, but we’re back to normal for this month with any and all films being eligible, from blockbuster espionage thrillers to cult curios and science fiction classics. The results are in and the winner has been decided, and that winner is…. 2001: A Space Odyssey.

    Congratulations this time around go to me, Jay Cluitt from Life Vs...

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