Lambcast #629 Decade Lookback 2004

by Richard Kirkham · March 28, 2022 · Featured, LAMBcast · No Comments

Once more into the “Wayback Machine”, the Lambcast travels to 2004 for a retrospective on films from that year. Everyone had a different reason for the choices that we made, and the Pineapple Kiosk rule only came up twice as a result. None of the Oscar Nominated films managed to get into our discussion, and only two of the top ten box office films made our lists, we had a pretty diverse selection of films to recommend for you.

We talk about a documentary film that is not the one that was so notorious this year, foreign language movies crop up on the list, and there are a couple of cult favorites, one of which did get the Pineapple Kiosk treatment. M. Night Shyamalan waves at us from the hole he started digging in 2004 and Kung Fu thrives in the same year.

All of the participants have some memories to go along with their suggestions. Tyler Howat from The Geek Card Check, was a senior in High School in this year, Richard had a kid who was a senior in High School that year. Todd Liebenow had toddlers at home and Howard is not sure if this was the year he was working in a movie theater. We certainly have an eclectic group of movies to discuss. 

Sometimes the group gets a little sidetracked, restaurants, multiple credits, and puppets encourage us to go down some one way streets that are interesting but not particularly on point, so what? we had things to share. The cast made an effort to find some films that haven’t been talked about incessantly but when we do have those popular features we embrace them wholeheartedly.

When we get to the Rants/Raves/Reviews part of the show we learn about some local theaters, a streaming documentary, and two current releases (Richard Finally gets to talk about his favorite film of the year so far).

Introduction

Oscar Talk   3:00

Personal 2004 Memories   7:30

Our Lists   15:30

Rants/Raves/Reviews   1:42:00

That’s so 2004 (Quote Game)   1:53:30

Plugs

Todd   Forgotten Film Cast 

Tyler   The Geek Card Check   

Howard   Pop Art Podcast   

Richard   KAMAD   

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