Archive for the ‘Featured’ Category

  • Lambcast #614 Christmas MOTM L.A. Confidential

    by Richard Kirkham · Dec 14, 2021 at 17:16 CET · Featured, LAMBcast · No Comments
    Lambcast #614 Christmas MOTM  L.A. Confidential

    It’s already been mentioned , but I will repeat it again, the LAMB has a history of seeking out left field choices for the Christmas MOTM, “Batman Returns” being a pretty good example of a previous off the wall choice. Nothing wrong with that when there are so many holiday options, sometimes a change of pace is fun. So if police corruption, murder, prostitution and blackmail are your idea of a great way to celebrate the...

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  • Lambcast #613 Video Comfort Food

    by Richard Kirkham · Dec 7, 2021 at 17:01 CET · Featured, LAMBcast · No Comments
    Lambcast #613 Video Comfort Food

    Exactly what is video comfort food? Obviously, the metaphor stems from the cuisine we consume that fits a particular criteria.  If you call something comfort food, you mean it is enjoyable to eat and makes you feel happier, although it may not be very good for your health. Movies can work the same way, they are enjoyable and make us happy, without necessarily enlightening or challenging us much. The trick is that people have vastly...

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  • Lambcast #612 Top Film Releases of the Holiday Season 1990s Edition

    by Richard Kirkham · Nov 30, 2021 at 22:21 CET · Featured, LAMBcast · No Comments
    Lambcast #612   Top Film Releases of the Holiday Season 1990s Edition

    We tried something new on the Lambcast for Thanksgiving weekend. Instead of looking at a specific film or a particular year, we went in search of a decade. Nostalgia reigns on this episode as we explore the 1990s using a different kind of filter. Our guests were asked to bring a top ten list of films released from mid November to the end of the year from any time during the decade.

    We got a list of 35 movies from six...

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  • The Movie of the Month for December 2021 is…

    by Jay Cluitt · Nov 29, 2021 at 23:02 CET · Featured, Features, MOTM, MOTM Champions · No Comments
    The Movie of the Month for December 2021 is…

    It’s the holiday season! That means December’s Movie of the Month is, as usual. holiday-themed and, as usual, the winning holiday-themed film is only tangentially related to the holiday season (hello Die Hard, Die Hard 2, Gremlins, Batman Returns and Meet Me in St Louis). This time around the film in question might be vying with Batman...

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  • Lambcast #611 Ghostbusters Afterlife

    by Richard Kirkham · Nov 23, 2021 at 2:48 CET · Featured, LAMBcast · No Comments
    Lambcast #611  Ghostbusters Afterlife

    The blackout is over for this long delayed sequel to Ghostbusters, not the 2016 iteration, but the classic 1984 film and it’s 1989 follow up. Is it worthy, will you be disappointed, why should you never trust atoms?

    Time has passed and the Ghostbusters are not a thriving enterprise anymore. The long estranged family of Egon Spengler has inherited his farm, but do any of them have the ability to see what it was...

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  • Lambcast #610 M*A*S*H M*O*T*H

    by Richard Kirkham · Nov 15, 2021 at 20:13 CET · Featured, LAMBcast, MOTM · No Comments
    Lambcast #610  M*A*S*H  M*O*T*H

    Misogynistic, Homophobic, Racist, are all terms that you will hear in today’s show, you will also hear, Funny, Entertaining, and Innovative. Can a film that steps on so many toes really work, especially in today’s more sensitive culture? That is one of the many questions that gets discussed on this week’s Lambcast.

    The irreverent 1970 film was nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Picture...

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  • Lambcast #609 Eternals

    by Richard Kirkham · Nov 8, 2021 at 22:45 CET · Featured, LAMBcast · No Comments
    Lambcast #609   Eternals

    The MCU is cruising into Phase Four with new heroes to fill their stories. This week we get a bushel basket full of characters to add to the list of players in the Marvel Films. Academy Award Winning Director Chloé Zhao takes the chair and also writes the script for this new band of super powered personnel.

    Thena, Sersi, Ikaris, Gilgamesh and the rest are not the only ones who come out swinging however, our own...

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  • Lambcast #608 The Last Duel (aka “the Ending of The Last Duel Explained”)

    by Richard Kirkham · Nov 2, 2021 at 0:34 CET · Featured, LAMBcast · No Comments
    Lambcast #608   The Last Duel (aka “the Ending of The Last Duel Explained”)

    Usually the arrival of a film from Ridley Scott would be heralded by much ado and pomp and circumstance. This is the man who brought us “Alien”, “Blade Runner”, “Thelma and Louise”, “Black Hawk Down”, “Gladiator” and “The Martian”. However he also brought us “Legend”, “Prometheus”, “The Counselor” and “Exodus: Gods and...

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    by Jay Cluitt · Oct 27, 2021 at 22:38 CEST · Featured, LAMBcast, Lambpardy, Podcasts · No Comments

    It’s Lambpardy time again, but now it’s all winners – round two!

    It’s the second Lambpardy semi-final of 2021! Three more first round winners face off for a place in the final. Prior to this year, they’d all played before but none of them had won, and now two of them will feel the acrid taste of defeat once more, but the other shall continue their victorious momentum onto the final! Tony Cogan,...

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  • Lambcast #607 Dune (2021)

    by Richard Kirkham · Oct 26, 2021 at 22:53 CEST · Featured, LAMBcast, New Release · No Comments
    Lambcast #607  Dune (2021)

    For a lot of people, this was the most anticipated film of last year, which means when it got rolled back to this year, there were a lot of people anxious for it to finally be released. This last weekend, after debuting in other markets around the world, “Dune” found it’s way onto screens in the U.S. and we can finally talk about it.

    Our guests had a variety of backgrounds on the story of Dune, we had people...

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  • Lambcast #606 Cube MOTM

    by Richard Kirkham · Oct 22, 2021 at 19:39 CEST · Featured, LAMBcast, MOTM · No Comments
    Lambcast #606 Cube MOTM

    Happy Halloween everyone, it’s that time of the year that our community likes to spend some time exploring horror themes. The October Movie of the Month is a Science Fiction/Horror film that takes a concept used in the “Saw” series and puts it into a sci-fi context. “Cube” is a real puzzle box of a story where the setting literally is a puzzle box. Lisa LeaHeey takes over as host as the champion of the film....

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  • Lambcast #605 No Time to Die

    by Richard Kirkham · Oct 12, 2021 at 22:35 CEST · Featured, LAMBcast, New Release · No Comments
    Lambcast #605  No Time to Die

    If you have listened to the podcast any time in the last two years, you will certainly know that “No Time to Die” has been one of the most anxiously awaited films for our podcasting community. In the lead up to the original release, we had prepared and executed a series of Lookback episodes covering the entire franchise. We also had a couple of drafts and there were some MOTM episodes featuring 007 as well. The pandemic threw a...

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