by Jay Cluitt · February 13, 2019 · Featured, Franchise, LAMBcast, Podcasts · No Comments

The name’s cast, Lambcast, licence to discuss movie franchises.

We’re taking inspiration from ourselves, namely how we split up the Harry Potter franchise last year, and chopping up the James Bond movies into six chunks, which we’ll hit at a leisurely pace over the next year. We’re kicking things off with, somewhat predictably, the first four films: Dr. No, From Russia With Love, Goldfinger and Thunderball. Jay and Richard were joined by Will, James and Amanda to discuss the heroes, the villains, the kills, the exotic creatures and the rampant sexism peppered throughout the films.

00:00 Intros
02:53 Will ranks the Jurassic franchise
06:25 History with Bond
18:26 Dr. No [SPOILERS!]
53:03 From Russia With Love [SPOILERS!]
77:49 Goldfinger [SPOILERS!]
101:52 Thunderball [SPOILERS!]
125:56 007 By The Numbers Game
141:56 Plugs
150:26 Out-takes

Show notes:
Tombstone Minute

Will’s Plugs
Exploding Helicopter: GoldenEye, Furious 7, Behemoth the Sea Monster

James’ Plugs
Blogging by Cinema-Light: Now I’ve Seen Everything – James Bond, Speculations in the Bond Market, Don’t Make A Scene – Bond’s introduction in Dr. No, Don’t Make A Scene – Dinner with Dr. No, Don’t Make A Scene – From Russia With Love‘s Train Fight, Don’t Make A Scene – Goldfinger‘s Laser Table, Don’t Make A Scene – Thunderball‘s Spectre Meeting, Anytime Movies: Goldfinger

Amanda’s Plugs
Hollywood Consumer: January Wrap-Up, Unboxing Bond novels

Richard’s Plugs
Kirkham A Movie A Day: All James Bond posts

Jay’s Plugs:
Life Vs FilmJanuary 2019 Wrap-Up, Roma, Goldfinger, USA Road Trip series

LAMB Plugs:
LAMBscores: Glass
Directors Chair: Penny Marshall, Spike Lee introduction
Acting School 101: Laura Dern Top 5 show
The LAMB Devours The Oscars
Vote for March’s Movie of the Month:

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