Lambscores: Prehistoric Panther

by Jay Cluitt · March 17, 2018 · Featured, LAMBscores · No Comments

I don’t mean to disrespect the previous few weeks of Lambscores, but I think it’s fair to say that today is where 2018’s films really begin, at least in terms of spectacle. Paddington 2 may still hold the top spot for the year so far (a fact I am in no way annoyed by), but in terms of a cultural milestone and slice of event cinema you can’t really compare anything so far to Black Panther. As such I kind of feel sorry for Early Man, the latest release from Aardman, which has to accept being in the shadow of a much more acclaimed blockbuster. Here are the LAMB community’s thoughts on them both:

Black Panther
LAMB Average: 4.03 (19 sites)
Coogs Review (5)
The Lambcast (5)
The Michigan Movie Guy (5)
The Mundane Adventures of a Fangirl (5)
Surrender to the Void (5)
CineMarvellous! (4.5)
The Code is Zeek (4.5)
Mahan’s Media (4.5)
Sean Kelly on Movies (4.5)
Kirkham A Movie A Day (4)
The Last Thing I See (4)
The MN Movie Man (4)
Paul’s Trip to the Movies (4)
Wherever I Look (4)
Citizen Charlie (3.5)
Joel Watches Movies (3.5)
Talkie Gazette (3.5)
Dan the Man’s Movie Reviews (3)
Silver Screen Riot (3)

Early Man
LAMB Average: 3.25 (6 sites)
The Michigan Movie Guy (4.5)
Coogs Review (4)
The Code is Zeek (3)
Keith Loves Movies (3)
Citizen Charlie (2.5)
The MN Movie Man (2.5)

LAMBscores will return next week with: Annihilation, Every Day, Game Night
If you want to get involved, here’s how LAMBScores work: Over in the LAMB Forums there’s a sub-board called LAMBScores. If you’ve written a review or recorded a podcast on a new release, find (or create) the thread there, and leave a link to your review, along with your site name and a score out of 5. Three weeks after the film has received a wide release the reviews will be collated and posted here, as long as there are at least five.

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