Posts Tagged ‘Dear Film’


    by Dylan · Aug 21, 2013 at 6:37 CEST · Featured, LAMBcast, Podcasts · 2 Comments

    I had previously alluded to there being a so-called LAMBcast Summer Series.  Over the past few months, we’ve covered Iron Man 3, Star Trek Into Darkness, Fast & Furious 6, and Man of Steel.  Finally, we’ve come to the end, with Neill Blomkamp’s follow-up to 2009’s surprise blockbuster District 9.  Elysium is set in a similar world and time and covers themes not all...

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  • LAMBcast #160: Bring Your Own Discussion Topic

    by Dylan · Apr 2, 2013 at 6:14 CEST · Featured, LAMBcast, Podcasts · No Comments
    LAMBcast #160: Bring Your Own Discussion Topic

    First off – if you haven’t yet, go follow The LAMBcast on Twitter!

    What’s better than one feature discussion?  How about four of ‘em?  

    It’s only took about three years, but I think it’s safe to say that we’ve got a nice stable of rotating general show outlines (Whatcha Been Watching Lately?, Roll Your Own Top 5, Franchise Look-Backs, etc), and Bring Your Own Discussion Topic is just one of...

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  • MOTM/LAMBcast #153: Last Year at Marienbad

    by Dylan · Feb 13, 2013 at 6:10 CET · Blogathons, Featured, Features, LAMBcast, MOTM, Podcasts · No Comments
    MOTM/LAMBcast #153: <i>Last Year at Marienbad</i>

    I could easily lead off with some joke about how abstract Last Year at Marienbad is or how much I want to play Nim or what those people standing there like mannequins might have been thinking the whole time this film was made, but frankly, I think we did enough of that on the podcast (see below).  Suffice to say, Marienbad is a strange, interesting, boring, mysterious, exciting, beautiful, bizarre film…often times all...

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  • LAMBcast #118: Brian Roan vs. the World

    by Dylan · Jun 10, 2012 at 13:00 CEST · LAMBcast, Podcasts · 1 Comment
    LAMBcast #118: Brian Roan vs. the World

    From the onset, this seemed like a bad idea – one podcast, eight people.  Our previous high for participants on a LAMBcast was six, and my general line of thinking is that any more than five leaves the potential for listener overload, particularly if the listener is not familiar with all of the voices that they’re hearing.  But the thought of throwing seven fans of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World against one hater was just...

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  • LAMB of the Month!

    by Shep. Burman · May 5, 2012 at 22:33 CEST · LAMB of the Month · 4 Comments
    LAMB of the Month!

    Hey fellow lamb’s its that time a month again when I get the chance to call out one of our LAMB members. As usual this monthly award goes to a member that recently have done a lot of good for the LAMB community.

    If your name is Jason and you are a LAMB your looking pretty good for being a future LOTM, with this months recipient 50% of the LOTM’s in LAMB history are Jason’s!

    This months entry was...

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  • LAMBcast #109: Films You Love But Can’t Recommend to Others

    by Dylan · Apr 1, 2012 at 16:00 CEST · LAMBcast, Podcasts · 7 Comments
    LAMBcast #109: Films You Love But Can’t Recommend to Others

    The title more or less says it all for episode 109, doesn’t it.  Be they uncomfortable to sit through (by yourself or with others) or embarassing – whatever the reason, the films that make up the lists we came up with share the titular common trait.  Thanks to Courtney of Big Thoughts From a Small Mind for the topic idea.  Sharing their lists were Dylan, Nick, Brian, Stevee and James.

    Also on tap:

    * Rants of the...

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  • PLUG: Guests wanted for Outside the Envelope Podcast

    by Shep. Burman · Mar 16, 2012 at 15:35 CET · Plugs · No Comments
    PLUG: Guests wanted for Outside the Envelope Podcast

    Name: Outside the Envelope Format: 2-3 person discussion piece Topic: Current theatrical or DVD releases. Also, curious or fringe older films.  Desired guests: People with strong opinions either for or against the film in question.  People hoping to talk about future/anticipated releases can claim spots on future shows for those films early on. e-mail me here if you are interested!

    Got a...

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  • LAMBcast #98: Melancholia

    by Dylan · Dec 31, 2011 at 8:00 CET · LAMBcast, Podcasts · 2 Comments
    LAMBcast #98: Melancholia

    Stunning visuals. Parent/child dynamics. A controversial director pulling an award-winning performance out of his lead. An end result that received wildly divergent reactions from viewers, from the many claiming “masterpiece” to the perhaps-not-quite-as-many screaming “terrible!”

    Oh, and Melancholia is probably like The Tree of Life in any number of other ways as well. Bet you saw that coming a mile away, not...

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  • LAMBcast #96: The Muppets

    by Dylan · Dec 11, 2011 at 20:24 CET · LAMBcast, Podcasts · 7 Comments
    LAMBcast #96: The Muppets

    I say every week that the LAMBcast loves having new blood on the show, and I mean it. This week, we get two more newbies to the show, in the form of Brian of and Dan of Fog’s (that’s pronounced ‘foges’) Movie Reviews. In the coming weeks, we’ll have even more, including (le gasp) some more women! You guys keep getting interested in the show, we’ll keep finding ways to get you all...

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  • LAMB #1137 – Dear Film

    by Rachel · Oct 12, 2011 at 2:04 CEST · New LAMB · No Comments
    LAMB #1137 – Dear Film

    Site Name: Dear Film
    Categories: Reviews, News, Editorials, Lists
    Rating: PG-13

    What is the main focus of your site?
    My site is primarily focused on movie reviews with a personal twist – the reviews take the form of personal letters to the film.

    What are your blogging goals, personally and/or professionally? In other words, what, if...

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