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Gremlins (1984)

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Gremlins (1984)

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Friday, September 11
11 pm - 12:45 am
Cost: Free
"A horror-comedy about cute little Christmas toy/pets who turn into murderous monsters wreaking havoc on a Norman Rockwellian town." (Michael Wilmington, Chicago Tribune). An absolute blast and a cult classic.

USA | 106 min | PG | 35mm | Dir. Joe Dante

After his father brings him a mysterious new pet from Chinatown, life becomes strange for struggling cartoonist Billy. When he accidentally breaks the three rules governing his new friend Gizmo, the consequences quickly escalate as a rapidly growing mob of scaly little gremlins spreads chaos through the sleep and idyllic town of Kingston Falls. A dark, hilariously twisted and beloved off-beat classic from executive producer Steven Spielberg, the collision of gleeful anarchy and small-town sentimentalism plays like graffiti on a Norman Rockwell, and is "a wildly original roller-coaster ride of hilarious mischief." (Richard Corliss, TIME Magazine)

USA | 106 min | PG | 35mm | Dir. Joe Dante

After his father brings him a mysterious new pet from Chinatown, life becomes strange for struggling cartoonist Billy. When he accidentally breaks the three rules governing his new friend Gizmo, the consequences quickly escalate as a rapidly growing mob of scaly little gremlins spreads chaos through the sleep and idyllic town of Kingston Falls. A dark, hilariously twisted and beloved off-beat classic from executive producer Steven Spielberg, the collision of gleeful anarchy and small-town sentimentalism plays like graffiti on a Norman Rockwell, and is "a wildly original roller-coaster ride of hilarious mischief." (Richard Corliss, TIME Magazine)

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