Archive for the ‘Chops and Scores’ Category

  • LAMBScores: The Man Below

    by Shane Slater · Sep 20, 2014 at 4:38 CEST · Featured, LAMBscores · No Comments
    LAMBScores: The Man Below

    September continues to be a wasteland for interesting films, so there’s not much on the table this week. Check below for reviews of As Above/So Below and The November Man. As always, you can submit your own reviews in the forums.

     

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  • LAMBScores: Staying Alive in Sin City

    by Shane Slater · Sep 13, 2014 at 5:56 CEST · Featured, LAMBscores · No Comments
    LAMBScores: Staying Alive in Sin City

    This week we have two new releases. One is a YA adaptation and the other is a comic book sequel. Surprise, surprise. If you’re interested, here are the reviews for Sin City: A Dame to Kill For and If I Stay. Go check ‘em out and don’t forget to have your input in the forums.

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  • LAMBScores: Frank-ly, I don’t Give a damn

    by Shane Slater · Sep 6, 2014 at 4:46 CEST · Featured, LAMBscores · No Comments
    LAMBScores: Frank-ly, I don’t Give a damn


    It’s a bit of a slow week for the LAMBScores as none of our three releases incited much fervor among our members. The lineup includes Frank, The Giver and The Expendables 3. Check out all the reviews below and don’t forget to join in at the forums.

     

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  • LAMBScores: The Turtles’ Journey into the Storm

    by Shane Slater · Aug 30, 2014 at 3:38 CEST · Featured, LAMBscores · No Comments
    LAMBScores: The Turtles’ Journey into the Storm


    The 90s are back in style if this week’s LAMBScores are any indication. Fans of Twister and pizza-obsessed reptiles may be feeling déjà vu with the release of Into the Storm and the latest reboot of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. If you’re not into those throwbacks then maybe you’ll be interested in What...

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  • LAMBScores: Guardians of Calvary

    by Shane Slater · Aug 23, 2014 at 6:23 CEST · Featured, LAMBscores · No Comments
    LAMBScores: Guardians of Calvary

    This week’s set of films is a fairly high profile bunch. First we have the latest Marvel hit Guardians of the Galaxy starring Chris Pratt. Next we have an awards hopeful in the form of Get On Up, a biopic about James Brown. Finally, we have some reviews of Calvary, the latest film by John...

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  • LAMBScores: The Sexy, Magical Lucy

    by Shane Slater · Aug 22, 2014 at 2:54 CEST · Featured, LAMBscores · No Comments
    LAMBScores: The Sexy, Magical Lucy


    Apologies for the delay in the LAMBScores (yours truly was away on vacation). No need to worry though, we’ll soon be back on track. This week we’ve got a number of new releases. Below you’ll find reviews for Lucy, Magic in the Moonlight, The Purge: Anarchy, Wish I Was Here, Hercules and Sex Tape. Go check ‘em out and don’t...

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  • Classic Chops: Musicals

    by Todd Liebenow · Aug 12, 2014 at 3:25 CEST · Chops and Scores, Classic Chops · 1 Comment
    Classic Chops: Musicals

    We have just a handful of submissions for this installment of Classic Chops, focusing on classic musicals. Thanks to all who submitted.

    Our next edition will be a Classic Chops free for all. You can submit any post related to any movie released before 1965. Reviews, actor retrospectives, profiles of a director…we want to see what you’ve got! Send your submissions to classicchops@gmail.com by midnight on Sunday August...

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  • LAMBScores: Apehood

    by Shane Slater · Aug 2, 2014 at 0:46 CEST · Featured, LAMBscores · No Comments
    LAMBScores: Apehood


    The film year is shaping up quite nicely as we have a new #1 LAMBScore for the 2nd week in row. Richard Linklater’s monumental film Boyhood has wowed the LAMBs with an abundance of perfect scores. It’s obviously the current must-see film, but our other new release is no slouch. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes was also strongly reviewed and...

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  • LAMBScores: Tammy’s Life

    by Shane Slater · Jul 26, 2014 at 3:06 CEST · Featured, LAMBscores · No Comments
    LAMBScores: Tammy’s Life


    It’s been a while since we’ve had a documentary in the LAMBScores, but we’ve finally got one in Life Itself. Considering the topic (the life of Roger Ebert), it’s no surprise that this would have been well-received. As you’ll see below, the film has firmly taken over the #1 spot in this year’s LAMBScores. We also have reviews for...

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  • LAMBScores: The Snowpiercer Age Begins

    by Shane Slater · Jul 19, 2014 at 1:40 CEST · Featured, LAMBscores · No Comments
    LAMBScores: The Snowpiercer Age Begins


    Transformers: Age of Extinction may have dominated the box office but our sophisticated LAMBs were clearly more interested in the other new releases. Making his English-language debut, Joon-ho Bong’s Snowpiercer easily found a place in our Top 10 LAMBScores of the year. In addition, John Carney’s Begin Again received...

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  • Classic Chops

    by Todd Liebenow · Jul 18, 2014 at 5:04 CEST · Chops and Scores, Classic Chops · No Comments
    Classic Chops

    We’re back with another installment of Classic Chops. This time it was a free for all. Any posts on any movie released before 1965 were allowed. Thanks to all who submitted reviews.

    Next time we’re going to venture into the world of musicals. So send links to your reviews or articles on any musical…released before 1965, of course. The address is classicchops@gmail.com. Have your submissions in by midnight on...

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  • LAMBScores: Jersey Boys

    by Shane Slater · Jul 12, 2014 at 4:28 CEST · Featured, LAMBscores · No Comments
    LAMBScores: Jersey Boys


    This week we only have one new release and it’s the latest film by Clint Eastwood. Did his Jersey Boys charm the lammies, or did their song fall flat? Find out below and don’t forget to have your say in the forums.

     


    Rotten Tomatoes: 2.70...

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