Archive for the ‘LAMBcast’ Category

  • 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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  • 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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    by Jay Cluitt · Nov 24, 2021 at 23:09 CET · Lambpardy, Podcasts · No Comments

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

    It’s the third and final Lambpardy semi-final of 2021! And this time around it’s not just first round winners facing off against each other, but former running Lambpardy champions from before the tournament setup! It’s a battle for the ages, as some of Lambpardy’s toughest competitors duke it out for the last place in the...

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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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