“Fred, what we want is, I think, what everyone wants, and what you and your viewers have: civilization.”
Gremlins 2: Here they grow again (1990) might not be the comedy-horror sequel to break the mould, bit it certainly was the one to become a cult-classic. Where else can you see the high-camp of hundreds of gremlins singing New York, New York?
Damien O’Meara (@damoo_la) and his mate Chris (@sumo_21) talk about the film that dared to parody Trump before SNL and the problematic nature of the 90s. Perhaps we realise that Gremlins 2 was more prescient than we thought as we compare it to our own experiences on the corporate laddr
Follow Chris on Instagram for some of the most striking and beautiful photography you’ve every seen: @sumo_21
Damien is joined by his friend Nyari to find out why she thinks the horror-comedy film, Teeth (2007) is a film everyone should see. Directed by Mitchell Lichtenstein and starring Jess Weixler, John Hensley and Lenny von Dohlen, this film poses the question: What if vagina’s evolved to have teeth?
Think about how the world would change. How cultural ideas of power would change. But right at the end, Nyari makes a point that brings it all into perspective.
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