After an extended Christmas break, Ramblin is back, baby! This time we’re joined by Ollie Guthrie (@OGEpisodes), graduate of the Institute of Gremlins 2 Studies, to delve into Joe Dante’s jekakqzzzzz&””&##%*
Your usual episode description writer has been temporarily indisposed as, in my esteemable opinion, ‘Gremlins 2: The New Batch’ requires a level of nuance only attainable by, say, having emerged from a gooey green cocoon. This picture is many things: a furious cry against the machinations of late capitalism; a Trojan horse designed to rip apart a studio release from the inside; and, most importantly, a utopian image of what a complete gremlin civilisation might look like. The Geneva Convention. Chamber music. Susan Sontag. Before we return you to your usual programming, just bear in mind who the real protagonists are.
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