Classic Horror Cast: Gremlins

16 Dec

In this episode,┬áthe guys talk about Joe Dante’s Gremlins.

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2 Responses to “Classic Horror Cast: Gremlins”

  1. FictionIsntReal December 17, 2016 at 2:31 pm #

    I watched this recently after hearing so much about how controversy over it helped lead to the PG-13 rating, and I was surprised by how scary/violent it WASN’T. The only person who I thought died was Mrs Deagel (in a scene played as completely for comedy as Buster Keaton’s One Week), and supposedly in the sequel they say nobody died. I just took it as a silly kids movie which I couldn’t enjoy as an adult. I’m not that into horror comedies, because the comedy tends to undercut the horror (You’re Next is the biggest exception I can think of). I didn’t hate the bar scene that much, because I didn’t have much regard for the movie to lose at that point.

    • Andrew December 17, 2016 at 2:39 pm #

      American werewolf in London is both scary and funny. But you’re right, horror comedies tend not to be scary. (Although I do have a soft spot for gremlins)

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