Tag: Gremlins

Dw. Dunphy On..., Film

Dw. Dunphy On… And Videotape, Part One: VHS Subculture

The first in a two-part series exploring home video and the formats which refuse to die....

Film, Popdose Alt-Christmas Film Festival

Popdose Alt-Christmas Film Festival: “Gremlins” (1984)

Have we talked about Hatchimals yet? Now we are. Hatchimals have been crowned the “hot” toy this Christmas. The premise for the...

Film, Revival House

Revival House: Gremlins

A reflection on the 30th anniversary of Gremlins, the summer of 1984 and the passing of a great composer....

Listmania, Music

Popdose 2011: Mike Duquette’s Top Catalogue Projects

According to crazy people, next year will see the wholesale demise of compact discs as well as the heroic efforts of Jon Cusack saving...

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Music, The Composers

The Composers: Jerry Goldsmith

Popdose takes a look at the music of film composer Jerry Goldsmith, and features selections from his best-known scores....

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Farkakte Film Flashback, Film

Farkakte Film Flashback: Off-Kilter Christmas Movie Edition

When I was a kid, every year around this time I would watch Santa Claus Conquers the Martians. I did this despite the fact that critics...

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Lost in the '80s, Music

Lost in the ’80s: Peter Gabriel, “Out Out”

After dipping his toe into the mainstream with his fourth album, Security, and its Top 40 hit, “Shock the Monkey,” it’s...