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047 – TFFP: Gremlins (1984)

EP47-Gremlins courtesy of Kevin Spencer - inkspatters.comIn this episode of The Forgotten Flix Podcast, we learn why you should NEVER feed Joel after midnight and why Jason NEVER takes a bath ’cause we’re talking that yuletide, 80s creature feature classic, Gremlins (1984)!

Directed by: Joe Dante

Screenplay by: Chris Columbus

Starring: Zach Galligan, Pheobe Cates, Dick Miller, Hoyt Axton, and the voice of Howie Mandell.

Synopsis (courtesy of Wikipedia): Gremlins is a 1984 American horror comedy film directed by Joe Dante, released by Warner Bros. The film is about a young man who receives a strange creature—called a Mogwai—as a pet, which then spawns other creatures who transform into small, destructive, evil monsters.

This week’s Movie Picks are:

Jason’s Pick:

Innerspace (1987)

Joel’s Pick:

Off-Beat (1986)

The New Homeowners Guide to Happiness (1988)

Join us next week when our feature presentation is Die Hard (1988) !

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2 comments for “047 – TFFP: Gremlins (1984)

  1. Billy
    December 22, 2011 at 1:13 pm

    Oh good, Gremlins. I’d forgotten all about Gremlins. Thank you for digging up this forgotten gem!

  2. Jason
    December 22, 2011 at 2:04 pm

    Thank you “Billy”! If you love this one, wait til next week when we cover the underground cult classic Die Hard. When was the last time that title? (Although technically it did originally only open to 21 theaters.)

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