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Christmas just wouldn't be Christmas without a heavily tinseled tree, a tipple before midday and Gremlins on the telly at some point during the day.
The Joe Dante-directed black cult comedy sees protagonist Billy Peltzer being gifted with Gizmo, a cute furry Mogwai discovered by his inventor father in a mysterious Chinatown antique store.
Of course the creature comes with three special instructions which, if not adhered to, result in the spawning of grizzly Gremlins hell-bent on havoc.
The Steven Spielberg-produced movie - which is
currently being fast-tracked by Warner Bros for a remake - celebrated its 30th anniversary earlier this year, and here's what the main cast members got up to after the movie's success:
Zach Galligan plays William 'Billy' Peltzer who becomes enthralled by his unusual Christmas gift - yet careless with the three golden Gizmo rules.
Galligan's notable film roles following the success »
In New Orleans on Tuesday, Mardi Gras revelry was in full-force despite the wintry chill and rainy weather hitting the region.
Mardi Gras In New Orleans
The parade, which marks the end of the 2014 Carnival season, passed through the French Quarter as spectators lined up along St. Charles Avenue and Bourbon Street. Those who were looking to get out of the rain, filled up the local bars.
Though some revelers opted to trade their colorful Mardi Gras getups for some warmer clothing, University of New Orleans professor Ronnie Davis still wanted to take advantage of the festivities to let loose. “All year I have to dress professionally,” Davis, who was wearing a tutu, told the Christian Science Monitor. “This is the one time I get to act like a fool.”
Leila Haydel, another local reveler, agreed that weather shouldn’t curtail the full enjoyment of the day. "I have about »
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