Lambcast #652 Three Thousand Years of Longing

by Richard Kirkham · September 5, 2022 · Featured, LAMBcast · No Comments

This episode comes after the second weekend of release for the film, and not a minute too soon because the genii here is being put back in the bottle by audiences pretty quickly. Our guests this week however were glad to talk about it and we had a wide range of opinions.

Idris Elba is back after just a week off in a second starring feature, this time with a co-star who is not a lion but who is reliable, Tilda Swinton. In a twist on the usual cautionary tale of wishes being granted, this is rather a history of a Djinn and the stories of his journey to a contemporary world. It is really a story about stories and Howard Casner, James Wilson and the Vern join Richard to tell their story about seeing the film. 

There were a lot of bad jokes, a side discussion of Terry Gilliam films and a lengthy complaint from two of the participants, that the marketing for this film felt like a bait and switch. 


Discussion   4:15

Lambscores   51:30

Rants/Raves/Reviews   54:15

Movie Tunes Game   1:10:10

Plugs   1:16:15


Howard   Pop Art 

James   Blogging By Cinema Light

The Vern   Cinema Recall

Richard   KAMAD

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