Archive for the ‘Features’ Category

  • Lambcast #670 Blood Simple MOTM

    by Richard Kirkham · Jan 17, 2023 at 22:28 CET · Featured, LAMBcast, MOTM · No Comments
    Lambcast #670  Blood Simple  MOTM
    Whenever MOTM rolls around, you are sure to get something interesting, that doesn’t always mean good but in this month’s show it does mean great. “Blood Simple” is the debut film of Joel and Ethan Coen as well as Frances McDormand, their leading lady. Set in Central Texas, it is a neo noir with a high suspense quotient and several memorable scenes. Texas resident Sean Homrig was the champion of the film and he leads our...

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  • Vote for February 2023’s Movie of the Month!

    by Jay Cluitt · Jan 16, 2023 at 14:28 CET · MOTM · No Comments
    Vote for February 2023’s Movie of the Month!
    It’s time to vote on the next Movie of the Month! For their birthday month we allow the Lambcast host to select all the possible movie choices, and as Richard is undertaking a year-long celebration of the films of 1975 he opted for a selection of them for next month’s poll. There are eight films to choose from, one of which I’d heard of before creating this poll, so make your choice, cast your vote, and the winning film will be...

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  • The Movie of the Month for January 2023 is…

    by Jay Cluitt · Jan 3, 2023 at 14:30 CET · MOTM, MOTM Champions · 1 Comment
    The Movie of the Month for January 2023 is…
    Happy New Year from the LAMB! To celebrate the ceremonial flipping of the calendar, let’s announce the latest Movie of the Month! As usual a bunch of LAMB members submitted all sorts of movies to be voted upon, one of them has won and that lucky film will get a Lambcast episode dedicated to it. We had that rarest of wonders this month with a film receiving zero votes – not even Mark Hofmeyer wanted to vote for his own film –...

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  • Vote for January 2023’s Movie of the Month!

    by Jay Cluitt · Dec 23, 2022 at 10:41 CET · MOTM · No Comments
    Vote for January 2023’s Movie of the Month!
    A new year is almost upon us and we need to see it in with the crowning of a new Movie of the Month! Six LAMB members are championing films, one of which will be voted the winner, and that film will have a Lambast episode dedicated to it. The poll is at the bottom of the page, but first here are the nominees: Only Angels Have Wings (1939) [James Wilson, Blogging by Cinema-Light] Blood Simple (1984) [Sean Homrig, The 1001 Movies Podcast] Come and...

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  • Director’s Chair Introduction: James Cameron

    by Tony Cogan · Dec 19, 2022 at 12:47 CET · Director's Chair · No Comments
    Director’s Chair Introduction: James Cameron
    Send Entries To: [email protected] Deadline: 14th January 2022 Hello everyone, it’s time to showcase the director for November’s directors chair and, with the release of Terminator: Dark Fate, I thought it would be good to look at the director that started the series, James Cameron. Now Cameron got his start in special effects and art direction, doing some effects for Escape from New York and being the art director for Battle...

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  • Director’s Chair: Ryan Coogler

    by Tony Cogan · Dec 18, 2022 at 12:45 CET · Director's Chair · No Comments
    Director’s Chair: Ryan Coogler
    Hello everyone, thanks for sending in your pieces of the films of Ryan Coogler. Without further ado, let’s dive in. Fruitvale Station Creed Black Panther Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Come back tomorrow for the announcement of the next featured director...

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  • The Movie of the Month for December 2022 is…

    by Jay Cluitt · Nov 21, 2022 at 15:22 CET · MOTM, MOTM Champions · No Comments
    The Movie of the Month for December 2022 is…
    The holiday season is upon us, so it must be time to announce December’s holiday special Movie of the Month! Six wildly different, vaguely Christmas-themed films were submitted (other seasonal holidays are eligible, but only Christmas films were championed this year), and you voted on the one you’d like to be discussed on the Lambcast. One of the films has now been deemed the winner, but if you’re not happy with the result then...

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  • Director’s Chair Introduction: Ryan Coogler

    by Tony Cogan · Nov 14, 2022 at 18:49 CET · Director's Chair, Uncategorized · No Comments
    Director’s Chair Introduction: Ryan Coogler
    Deadline: 17th December 2022 Send Entries To: [email protected] Hello everyone, I hope you are doing well. Given the release of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, I’ve decided to highlight Ryan Coogler. Going to university on a football scholarship, Coogler originally intended to study chemistry but, after being encouraged to take creative writing courses, he soon moved into studying film, eventually getting into the USC School of...

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  • Director’s Chair: David Cronenberg

    by Tony Cogan · Nov 13, 2022 at 18:49 CET · Director's Chair · No Comments
    Director’s Chair: David Cronenberg
    Sorry for the delay in this but here is the director’s chair feature for the films of David Cronenberg. Thanks to everyone who wrote pieces. Without further ado, let’s dive in. Overall Lambcast Rabid Blueprint Review Videodrome Life vs Film Blueprint Review (1) Blueprint Review (2) The Dead Zone Movierob The Fly Life vs Film Movierob Naked Lunch Life vs Film eXistenZ Blueprint Review Movierob Cosmopolis Maps to the Stars Bonjour...

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  • Vote for December 2022’s Movie of the Month!

    by Jay Cluitt · Nov 8, 2022 at 12:44 CET · MOTM · No Comments
    Vote for December 2022’s Movie of the Month!
    It’s time to vote for December’s Movie of the Month! As always at this time of year we like to get a little festive, so this is the holiday-themed month. Past years however haven’t necessarily guaranteed an overly schmaltzy film, and some of this year’s submissions are very much holiday-adjacent, but that’s OK! There are six films to choose between, and the winning film will be the focus of December’s Lambcast...

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  • The Movie of the Month for November 2022 is…

    by Jay Cluitt · Oct 24, 2022 at 14:47 CEST · MOTM, MOTM Champions · No Comments
    The Movie of the Month for November 2022 is…
    Here at the LAMB we’re not trying to wish away Halloween and the spooky movie season before it’s upon us, but we live by a strict podcast schedule that necessitates the announcement of November’s Movie of the Month winner now, now goddammit, now! Six movies were put forward for the hallowed title and, despite a somewhat lacklustre voting turnout this month there is still a winner, so whether you care or not the movie of the...

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  • Vote for November 2022’s Movie of the Month!

    by Jay Cluitt · Oct 11, 2022 at 15:45 CEST · MOTM · 1 Comment
    Vote for November 2022’s Movie of the Month!
    It’s time to vote for November’s Movie of the Month! No theme this month, six films to pick between, and whichever one wins the poll gets a Lambcast episode dedicated to it! The poll is at the bottom of the page, but first here are the nominees: Willow (1988) [Bubbawheat, It’s Time to Rewind] Contact (1997) [Russell Miller, Movies Millers] US Marshals (1998) [Jeanette Ward, The Mundane Adventures of a Fangirl] Hard Rain (1998)...

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