Archive for the ‘Features’ Category

  • Director’s Chair Introduction: David Yates

    by Tony Cogan · Apr 4, 2022 at 18:30 CEST · Director's Chair · No Comments
    Director’s Chair Introduction: David Yates

    Deadline: 7th May 2022

    Send Entries To: directorschairlamb@gmail.com

    Hello everyone, it’s time to reveal who the featured director for April will be and this month, given the release of the new Fantastic Beasts film, I’ve decided to highlight the work of David Yates.

    Yates got his start with the short film When I Was a Girl, which he shot in Swindon, which was named...

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  • Director’s Chair: Matt Reeves

    by Tony Cogan · Apr 3, 2022 at 12:49 CEST · Director's Chair · No Comments
    Director’s Chair: Matt Reeves

    Hello everyone, it’s time to showcase the features sent to me on the films of Matt Reeves. Thanks to everyone who sent pieces in. Without further ado, let’s dive in.

    Cloverfield

    Joel Watches MoviesMovierob

    Dawn of the Planet of the Apes:

    MovierobThe MN Movie ManGorgon ReviewsSilver Screen RiotCitizen CharlieFr. Dennis at the MoviesSobriety Test Movie ReviewsDan the...

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  • The Movie of the Month for April 2022 is…

    by Jay Cluitt · Mar 28, 2022 at 17:01 CEST · MOTM, MOTM Champions · No Comments
    The Movie of the Month for April 2022 is…

    Last night/this morning the results of the Oscars were slapped into our faces with great fanfare and aplomb, yet they missed perhaps the biggest award of them all – the winner of April’s franchise special Movie of the Month poll! This oversight has been noted and we’re here today to rectify it, right this very instant. Ten franchises (or almost-franchises) were submitted,...

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  • Vote for April 2022’s Movie of the Month, franchise special!

    by Jay Cluitt · Mar 14, 2022 at 15:53 CET · MOTM · No Comments
    Vote for April 2022’s Movie of the Month, franchise special!

    It’s time to vote for April’s Movie of the Month! As has become tradition, for April we like to celebrate movie franchises, and this year is no different, except in the ways that it is. At the request of some of this year’s franchise champions we’ve widened the definition of a franchise, so amongst this year’s picks we have a loose thematic trilogy made by the same...

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  • LAMBCAST Extra Portion #59: Acting School 101 – Rachel Weisz

    by Rob · Mar 14, 2022 at 11:30 CET · Acting School, Blogathons, Features · No Comments
    LAMBCAST Extra Portion #59: Acting School 101 – Rachel Weisz

    As you should already know by now, Rachel Weisz is our actor of the month in the Acting School 101 feature, being hosted by me, MovieRob. Alongside the monthly blogathon held here on the LAMB site, I will also be hosting a monthly podcast episode devoted to the actor and their roles, and wouldn’t you know it but that’s this very show here!

    I was joined by Emily Slade from the Why This Film Podcast to discuss all...

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  • The LAMB Devours the Oscars 2022 – The 4th Annual LAMB Oscar Pool (2022)

    by Rob · Mar 13, 2022 at 12:01 CET · LAMB Devours the Oscars, Periodic Features · No Comments
    The LAMB Devours the Oscars 2022 – The 4th Annual LAMB Oscar Pool (2022)

    Hey everyone,

    After three successful years with Oscar Pool where LAMB members tried their luck at picking the winners, we at the LAMB decided to continue this annual competition for predicting the Oscars.

    The show is just two weeks away, so let’s get started with the rules:

    The rules are quite simple:

    1. This contest is open to any interested bloggers.
    2. To submit your predictions: Fill out this...

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  • Acting School 101 – March 2022 Introduction – Rachel Weisz

    by Rob · Mar 8, 2022 at 12:30 CET · Acting School, Blogathons, Features · No Comments
    Acting School 101 – March 2022 Introduction – Rachel Weisz

    Welcome Back Students!

    Rob from MovieRob here!

    I think that this series is a great way to get a look at what the members of the Lamb community think about the work of some of the most prolific actors/actresses who have been entertaining us all for so many years.

    I plan to try and focus on an actor or actress every month who has a birthday in that given calendar month.

    Obviously, there are thousands upon...

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  • Acting School 101 – February 2022 – Emily Blunt

    by Rob · Mar 7, 2022 at 12:30 CET · Acting School, Blogathons, Features · No Comments
    Acting School 101 – February 2022 – Emily Blunt

    This month’s Acting School 101 teacher was Emily Blunt.

    We received a total of 171 reviews for 25 films that Emily Blunt had parts in. Plus 1 general post about her life and work.

    That’s quite an impressive amount.

    Let’s see what the members of the LAMB community thought of Emily Blunt‘s career:

    General (1)

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  • Director’s Chair Introduction: Matt Reeves

    by Tony Cogan · Mar 7, 2022 at 11:52 CET · Director's Chair · No Comments
    Director’s Chair Introduction: Matt Reeves

    Deadline: 2nd April 2022

    Send Entries To: directorschairlamb@gmail.com

    Hello everyone, it’s time to showcase the featured director for March and, with the release of The Batman, I’ve decided to highlight the work of Matt Reeves.

    Reeves got his start in film making films with wind-up cameras, eventually becoming friends with JJ Abrams and being hired by Steven...

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  • Director’s Chair: Jane Campion

    by Tony Cogan · Mar 6, 2022 at 11:43 CET · Director's Chair · No Comments
    Director’s Chair: Jane Campion

    Hello everyone, it’s time to showcase the features sent to me on the films of Jane Campion. Thanks to everyone who sent features in. Without further ado, let’s dive in.

    The Piano

    Life vs Film

    Holy Smoke

    Life vs Film

    The Power of the Dog

    Joel Watches MoviesIf You Want the GravySurrender to the VoidPaul’s Trip to the MoviesSean Kelly...

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  • The Movie of the Month for March 2022 is…

    by Jay Cluitt · Mar 1, 2022 at 12:23 CET · MOTM, MOTM Champions · No Comments
    The Movie of the Month for March 2022 is…

    The vote has been cast and the results are in for March’s Movie of the Month! Five very different films were nominated, there can be only one winner and, given that it’s Oscar season, it seems only fitting that March’s winner is also a Best Picture nominee. That’s right, for March 2022 we’ll be talking about… The Conversation!

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  • LAMBCAST Extra Portion #58: Acting School 101 – Emily Blunt

    by Rob · Feb 21, 2022 at 11:30 CET · Acting School, Blogathons, Features · No Comments
    LAMBCAST Extra Portion #58: Acting School 101 – Emily Blunt

    As you should already know by now, Emily Blunt is our actor of the month in the Acting School 101 feature, being hosted by me, MovieRob. Alongside the monthly blogathon held here on the LAMB site, I will also be hosting a monthly podcast episode devoted to the actor and their roles, and wouldn’t you know it but that’s this very show here!

    I was joined by Katy Rochelle from the Oh So Geeky! to...

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