5: Joan Ford Loves Gremlins 2: The New Batch

The sequel to the 1984 hit Gremlins didn’t recapture the success of the original, but Joan Ford — comedian, actress and Emmy-nominated writer — makes the case that the second outing is bigger, weirder and maybe also more relevant to certain trans narratives. Also, Phoebe Cates, come back. The world needs you more than ever.

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Listen to the episode of Paul F. Tompkins’ Spontaneanation where Joan claimed Gremlins 2.

Drew Mackie