Retro Podcast Review: Gremlins and Gremlins 2: The New Batch

Nothing says classic Sci-Fi like the Gremlins, a unique one-of-a-kind franchise that gave us the unbelievably adorable pint-sized hero, Gizmo. When I heard John had never seen Gremlins before, I admit that I wanted to strangle him. How could he possibly not have enjoyed the classic gem that is the Gremlins? Luckily for us, we were able to get copies of the new Blu-rays. I was able to relive my childhood and John got a little piece of his back.

Directed by Joe Dante
Written by Chris Columbus
Runtime: 106 Minutes
Rated: PG
Starring Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Judge Reinhold and Corey Feldman
Summary: A boy inadvertently breaks 3 important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town.

Grades: (Mike) B, (John) B

Gremlins 2: The New Batch
Directed by Joe Dante
Written by Charles S. Haas
Runtime: 106 Minutes
Rated: PG-13
Starring Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, John Glover and Christopher Lee
Summary: The Gremlins are back, and this time, they’ve taken total control over the building of a media mogul.

Grades: (Mike) C, (John) C

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Mike once killed a man with a plastic butter knife. True story. #ViolentGentlemen