Craggus’ Christmas Countdown Day 2: Scrooged (1988)

Craggus’ Christmas Countdown Day 2: Scrooged (1988)

Reinterpretations of Dicken’s “A Christmas Carol” are almost as old as the original story itself. Indeed, it’ll crop up in various forms three or four times before The Craggus’ Christmas Countdown comes to an end. By lucky dip, we’re starting with one of the best riffs on the theme, 1988’s “Scrooged”. Bill Murray stars as ..

Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990) Review

Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990) Review

GREMLINS 2: THE NEW BATCH is a sequel unlike any other. Returning to the director’s chair, Joe Dante uses the greater latitude afforded by the success of the original to mount an anarchic, multifaceted metatextual satire which simultaneously expands on and honours the conventions of the first film while also mercilessly subverting and mocking them, ..