by Jay Cluitt · April 18, 2019 · Featured, Franchise, LAMBcast, New Release, Podcasts · 1 Comment

Stop! OK, move a little bit closer to hitting play on your podcast player. Stop! Move a little bit more. Stop! Move a teensy bit more again. Stop! Oh jeez, this could take a while.

…Several days later… This week’s Lambcast is all about the Laika studio, and specifically the five films they’ve produced. With the release of Missing Link, also known as Jay’s most anticipated original film of 2019, it seemed the perfect opportunity to take a wander through the studio’s filmography, otherwise Jay probably wouldn’t find the time to see Missing Link on the big screen. Joining him were Todd, Getter and Aaron for a fun show with a great feature discussion, entertaining rants & raves and a silly game.

00:00 Intros
02:18 Aaron ranks the Jurassic franchise
04:44 Coraline
18:21 ParaNorman
35:57 The Boxtrolls
55:41 Kubo and the Two Strings
73:48 Missing Link [spoiler-free]
98:56 Rants, Raves & Reviews
111:39 The Missing Link game
124:38 Plugs

Show notes:
Travis Knight’s music career, aka Chilly Tee
Abominable trailer
Star Wars: Episode IX trailer

Aaron’s Plugs:
The Code is Zeek
Out Now with Aaron and Abe

Getter’s Plugs:
Mettel RayThursday Movie Picks
Across the Universe

Todd’s Plugs:
Forgotten Filmz
Forgotten Filmcast – Gymkata
Walt Sent MeThe Rock

Jay’s Plugs:
Life vs Film

LAMB Plugs:
LAMBscores: Us
Directors Chair:Agnes Varda introduction
Acting School 101: Doris Day introduction, Reminder podcast
LAMBracket: Best Marvel Movie bracket on Facebook
Vote for May’s MOTM

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