by Jay Cluitt · November 23, 2016 · Featured, LAMBcast, New Release, Podcasts · No Comments

J.K.Rowling’s wizarding world has returned with a spin-off prequel following Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) on a quest to track down the magical creatures that escaped his suitcase, and that sounds just strange enough for us to talk about.
Jay Cluitt was joined by Kristen Lopez, Mario Brown, Tony Cogan and Bubbawheat to discuss Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, along with the future of the franchise, fantasy Dumbledore casting, Kristen’s ever-expanding list of movie crushes, the topography of Arizona, and what is the worst Ron Perlman film?

Also on tap: Rants and Raves of the Week, a couple of games of Last Lamb Standing and some Fantastic Reviews and Where To Find Them.

00:00 Intros
01:55 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Review – Spoiler-free [mostly]
28:09 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Review – Spoilers and Scores
39:36 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Final Scores
44:28 Rants and Raves
57:40 Last Lamb Standing
71:03 Plugs
81:32 Outtakes


Bubbawheat’s Plugs:
Flights Tights & Movie Nights: Robocop 3
FilmWhys: In The Mouth Of Madness & Dracula: Sovereign of the Damned
Channel Superhero
Sketched Out on TV: Inside Amy Schumer

Kristen’s Plugs:
Journeys in Classic Film: Daisy Kenyon review
Ticklish Business
Walt Sent Me
Suggest films for Kristen’s 2017 First Time Film Challenge
Rules Don’t Apply review

Tony’s Plugs:
Coog’s Reviews: The Conversation review
Arrival review

Mario’s Plugs:
Two Dollar Cinema: Doctor Strange review
Trolls review
Arrival review

Jay’s Plugs:
Life Vs Film: My Fortnight in Film

LAMB Plugs:
Director’s Chair: Jafar Panahi & Marjane Satrapi
Cult Chops: Carsploitation
Lambscores: Moonlight, The Handmaiden, In A Valley of Violence, American Honey & Inferno

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