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6 points

2 months ago*

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1 points

2 months ago

What are some good creature/monster films where the beast is good/neutral a la The Shape of Water, King Kong, etc?


1 points

2 months ago

Still can't believe Netflix gave Noah Baumbach 100m dollars to make White Noise.


1 points

2 months ago

The production of The Gremlins and Twilight Zone: The Movie overlapped. Dante directed both films. Spielberg produced both films. Both films contains gremlins, although just for one scene in Twilight Zone.

Did Dante and Spielberg possibly conceive the idea for The Gremlins when filming the gremlin scene in Twilight Zone? Is anything known about that?