Since introducing this series in the midst of the pandemic, it has become a popular feature on the LAMB, at least when measured by the number of guests clamoring to join the conversation. This week we decided to expand the guest list so Richard is joined by six other Lambs as we explore the film landscape of twenty-seven years ago.
Everybody had slightly different reasons for choosing the films that they did. Howard Casner went in search of the Best Films while Nick Rehak was looking for first experiences. Lisa Leaheey was influenced by her mob connections and the rest of the group; Tyler Howat, Jason Soto, and Tony Coogan, had their own methods. Oh yeah, and Jason reminds us that he was around for episode #1 of the Lambcast and now he feels old.
With seven people sharing lists of five films from the same year, it was no surprise that “Pineapple Kiosk” was a frequent refrain heard on the show. Some films were rainy day comfort food, others were hard edged gut punches. There were occasional controversies as well, the love of “Billy Madison” threatened some duels and the distain that some had for “Heat” turned up the heat of the conversation.
It turns out that everyone has a soft spot or two, and there were choices that were going to be obvious and some that are mildly befuddling, but everyone has a chance to put their two cents in. So come listen and see which character from an ensemble piece you identify with, or figure out which movie that takes place all in one day is your favorite.
Why did you choose these films discussion 5:17
Number Five Films 10:30
Number Four Films 23:30
Number Three Films 34:14
Number Two Films 43:43
Number One Films 1:05:05
Bonus Lists 1:33:05
Tyler The Geek Card Check
Howard Pop Art
Tony Coogs Reviews
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