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Directed by Joe Dante.
Young Billy receives a rather unusual Christmas gift from his father in the form of a furry little creature called a Mogwai. Christening the fuzzy pet Gizmo, Billy is given three strict rules on how to deal with a Mogwai: don’t let them near bright lights, don’t get them wet and most importantly, don’t feed them after midnight. A series of mishaps ensures that Billy unwittingly breaks all the rules resulting in a whole horde of fuzzy little creatures being spawned, and after a midnight feeding these fuzzy creatures transform into hideous green monsters intent on causing mischief around Billy’s small town.
It’s Christmas time and I’m doing a series in which I’m reviewing Christmas horror films, and if you’re doing that you »
- Graeme Robertson
Netflix is throwing a film festival for Albert Brooks: The service is making seven movies written and directed by the comedian available for the first time on a subscription-streaming service, starting Friday, July 1.
The films are: “Defending Your Life,” “Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World,” “Lost in America,” “Modern Romance,” “Mother,” “The Muse” and Brooks’ directorial debut “Real Life.” The titles will be available only to Netflix’s U.S. subscribers.
“Albert Brooks and his films have been a huge influence on American comedy,” said Ted Sarandos, Netflix’s chief content officer. “His innovative early short films and comedy albums lead to body of film work that thrives in the culture and keeps us laughing today. We are proud to have our U.S. Netflix members revisit these great works and to help introduce Brooks’ comedies to the next generation of fans.”
Brooks currently can be heard as »
- Todd Spangler
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