by Jay Cluitt · January 12, 2018 · Featured, LAMBcast, MOTM, MOTM Champions, Podcasts · No Comments

It’s January, the month where the studios seem to dump their non-awards-worthy fare, so instead of wasting your time listening to podcasts about bad movies, why not listen to us talk about… oh, darn, we’re discussing Ishtar. Sorry about that.

Jay was joined by Ishtar‘s champion Richard, along with a panel ranging from bemused to annoyed, but made up of Rebecca, Sean and Chris.

Also on tap: Rants and Raves of the Week and the longest game every played on the Lambcast, ever, including Lambpardy. It does end, I assure you, just hang in there.

00:00 Intros
02:15 Ishtar review (spoilers!)
47:38 Rants and Raves
64:29 Featured Creatures trivia game
113:02 Plugs
120:02 Outtakes

Here’s what the rest of the LAMB Community had to say about Ishtar:
Kirkham A Movie A Day

Show notes:
Ishtar scenes: Dangerous Business, Little Darlin’, “Smuck”, vultures, camel (also the good tiles), final Grodin scene
Lambcasts: 1987 Movie Draft, MOTM: Ex Machina, Howard the Duck, Timecop, Southland Tales, Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins, Night of the Comet
Box Office Mojo: Top movies of 2017
IMDb “F” rating

Sean’s Plugs
The Columbo Confab podcast
1001 Movies Podcast
The Classic Horror Cast

Chris’ Plugs
The Popcorn AuteurMike Birbiglia

Rebecca’s Plugs
Almost GingerParis Location PostsAmelie, Midnight in Paris, The Da Vinci Code, Marie Antoinette
LetterboxdList of films directed by women, Films directed by women watched in 2017

Richard’s Plugs
Kirkham A Movie A Day
Amanda KirkhamBest Films of 2017, Worst Films of 2017, Best Books of 2017
Hollywood Consumer

Jay’s Plugs:
Life Vs FilmMy Week in Movies,
2018 Week 1
, 2017 Movies Ranked

LAMB Plugs:
Lambscores: December’s Leftovers
Winner of January’s Movie of the Month
Acting School 101: Faye Dunaway introduction, Faye Dunaway Extra Episode
Directors Chair: Frank Capra, Werner Herzog introduction
Vote for February’s Movie of the Month:

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