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  • Lambcast #624 Decade Lookback 1995

    by Richard Kirkham · Feb 22, 2022 at 17:12 CET · Featured, LAMBcast · No Comments
    Lambcast #624 Decade Lookback 1995

    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...

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  • Lambcast #623 “The Quick and the Dead” February MOTM

    by Richard Kirkham · Feb 14, 2022 at 23:11 CET · Featured, LAMBcast · No Comments
    Lambcast #623 “The Quick and the Dead” February MOTM

    All the best birthdays are in February, you know, Washington, Lincoln and Kirkham. Richard got to select the options for the MOTM Poll but the LAMB in it’s collective wisdom got to choose which film would be the final subject. This month we get a Sharon Stone western from 1995. While Stone is the featured star, the movie has a few other actors in it that really become the focus of the discussion.

    “The Quick and the...

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  • Lambcast #622 Moonfall/Roland Emmerich Lookback

    by Richard Kirkham · Feb 8, 2022 at 21:16 CET · Featured, LAMBcast · No Comments
    Lambcast #622 Moonfall/Roland Emmerich Lookback

    The Master of Disaster is back with maybe the most preposterous end of the world scenario in his long string of such films. Writer/Producer/Director Roland Emmerich has been entertaining us with outlandish disaster films since 1996 with “Independence Day”. In that film aliens destroy the world, in “Godzilla” a giant iguana takes out the city of New York. Ancient Mayan calendars get it right when the Earth’s core...

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  • Lambcast #621 January Dumpster Dive

    by Richard Kirkham · Jan 31, 2022 at 20:00 CET · Featured, LAMBcast · No Comments
    Lambcast #621 January Dumpster Dive

    Most of the flock is probably aware of January’s reputation as the waste disposal site for the film studios. This week on the podcast we take a look at the reasons that is accepted as fact and the examples that both prove it and undermine the claim.

    Plenty of movies have been successfully released in the first month of the year, but that doesn’t mean they should have been allowed out. Tyler Howat and...

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  • Lambcast #620 Meryl Streep Draft Show

    by Richard Kirkham · Jan 25, 2022 at 0:37 CET · Featured, LAMBcast · No Comments
    Lambcast #620  Meryl Streep Draft Show

    When announcing the Best Actress Award for the 1982 Oscars, Sylvester Stallone called her the “Marvelous Meryl Streep “, it was prophetic in a number of ways. Streep has accumulated 21 Academy Award Nominations and has walked off with three of the little buggers as well. She continues to work in a variety of films and other actors seek out opportunities to play opposite her. Pierce Brosnan famously accepted the role in...

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    by Jay Cluitt · Jan 24, 2022 at 0:39 CET · Featured, Features, LAMBcast, Lambpardy, Podcasts · No Comments

    It’s Lambpardy time again, with the start of a whole new tournament!

    Three new Lambpardy players – one’s played before, one’s been on the Lambcast before and the third is new to all listeners (unless you listen to his show) – are here for the first show of the first round of a whole new Lambpardy tournament! Two thirds of the First Time Watchers podcast take on each other and one-third of the...

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  • Lambcast #619 “DragonHeart” MOTM

    by Richard Kirkham · Jan 18, 2022 at 19:10 CET · Featured, LAMBcast · No Comments
    Lambcast #619  “DragonHeart” MOTM

    The Movie of the Month for January was selected by over forty percent of the voters, apparently they have a nostalgia jones for fantasy films, like the champion of this movie Emily Slade does. Who could blame her? This is a very accessible family style fantasy featuring a CGI Dragon voiced by the mellifluous Sean Connery.

    The CGI artists studied Connery’s face and designed a Dragon which could convey a wider...

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  • Lambcast #618 2021 Blues

    by Richard Kirkham · Jan 11, 2022 at 19:24 CET · Featured, LAMBcast · 2 Comments
    Lambcast #618  2021 Blues

    At the end of 2020, everyone was ready for things to get better, especially in the movie world. Pound for Pound maybe there was a slight improvement, but 2021 was a far cry from the bounceback we were all hoping for. This week, the Lambcast reviews some of the 2021 events/trends/disappointments that make us worry about the film industry and the movies that it produces.

    The plethora (do you even know what that is?)...

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  • Lambcast #617 Top Ten Films of 2021

    by Richard Kirkham · Jan 4, 2022 at 22:53 CET · Featured, LAMBcast, Uncategorized · No Comments
    Lambcast #617  Top Ten Films of 2021
    On this week’s show, we say farewell to 2021, or maybe it’s good riddance. The last year created a lot of problems for the cinema business but we still managed to get some good films in theaters for audiences to enjoy. The five voices on this show had some wide ranging opinions on the films that were released in 2021, including whether or not films were actually 2021. Release schedules around the world differ and it did not help that...

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  • Lambcast #616 December Movie Dump

    by Richard Kirkham · Dec 29, 2021 at 22:32 CET · Featured, LAMBcast · No Comments
    Lambcast #616 December Movie Dump

    The Lambcast did not do many shows in the last two months of the year that were devoted to individual films. December is the spot where most of the Oscar Bait ends up and wannabe blockbusters and family entertainment go to live or die.

    We have attempted the near impossible, collectively covering 14 new releases in a single show. Some of the guests saw everything and at least one person bothered wit “Matrix...

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    by Jay Cluitt · Dec 23, 2021 at 14:24 CET · Featured, LAMBcast, Lambpardy, Podcasts · No Comments

    Alert the media! Start a parade! Set fire to something! It’s the 2021 Lambpardy final!

    It’s been over a year in the making, but the Lambpardy final is finally here! 27 LAMB members have duked it out across 12 shows, 36 daily doubles, 732 questions and at least one round dedicated to cinematic dildoes to arrive here with our final three. Todd, Lisa and Justin all have very different histories with Lambpardy but they...

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  • Lambcast #615 Spider-Man Lookback

    by Richard Kirkham · Dec 21, 2021 at 19:07 CET · Featured, LAMBcast · No Comments
    Lambcast #615  Spider-Man Lookback

    It looks like audiences will go to the movies, if the movie is an MCU Spider-Man film. “Spider-Man: No Way Home” is already the most successful new release since the pandemic. The money made on opening weekend dwarfs the total box office of recent “hits” and it is likely to suck up the oxygen for several more weekends. We at the LAMB are not going to let such a success go by without commenting on it, so the first half...

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