by Jay Cluitt · June 24, 2017 · Featured, LAMBcast, New Release, Podcasts · 2 Comments

When it comes to new releases, here on the Lambcast we only typically cover the major blockbusters and franchise sequels, things like Star Wars, James Bond, Harry Potter and the superhero tentpoles. In an effort to broaden those horizons, Universal’s announcement of their plans for a “Dark Universe” piqued out interests, so we thought we’d get in on the ground floor (not counting Dracula Untold, which Universal don’t seem to count either) and start this series from the beginning with the latest incarnation of The Mummy.

Jay Cluitt was joined by Todd Liebenow, Matthew Stewart, Darren Lucas and Mario Brown to unravel (sorry) this monstrous remake.

Also on tap: Rants and Raves of the Week, and a game of Last Lamb Standing.

00:00 Introductions and initial thoughts on The Mummy
11:59 Spoiler-filled discussion of The Mummy [spoilers!]
42:00:15 Rants and Raves of the Week
55:32 Last Lamb Standing
64:35 Plugs

Show notes:
Independence Day: Resurgence Lambcast
Alien: Covenant Lambcast
Universal Monsters Franchise Lookback Lambcast
Dark Universe cast photo
Wish Upon trailer
47 Meters Down trailer
Another Day of Sun scene
Someone in the Crowd scene

Todd’s Plugs:
Channel: Superhero – Batman TV Series
Forgotten FilmsHard Bodies 2, Making Mr. Right
Walt Sent Me – Velvet Goldmine
Forgotten Filmcast – Wild Thing

Matthew’s Plugs:
Simplistic ReviewsWonder Woman
Slaughter Film – Video Nasties
Simplistic Reviews podcast

Darren’s Plugs:
Talking StarsA-to-Z of Horror: A
Movie Reviews 101

Mario’s Plugs:
Two Dollar CinemaWonder Woman, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul, Captain Underpants

Jay’s Plugs:
Life Vs Film

LAMB Plugs:
Acting School 101: Gene Wilder
Lambscores: King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, Snatched
Director’s Chair: The Wachowskis
Director’s Chair Announcement: Richard Linklater
Vote for July’s Movie of the Month

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