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It enforces the film's mix of Yuletide horror and comedy, and also fleshes out Kate's character a bit more. You're not the only one who felt this story was out of place: this scene wasn't initially a big hit with the film's executives, either. From MentalFloss: When the rough cut was complete, both Spielberg and some Warner Bros. executives wanted [the ...


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Because it's funny: Here’s the thing, though: it’s funny. Gut-bustingly, brutally, aggressively funny. I’d always found it funny on my own; everything about the way it’s framed hints that despite the tone it’s not intended to be taken seriously. The fact that it cuts away to Gizmo at all is hilarious. He’s a ball of fuzz that can’t get wet or go in ...


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Here are two explanations. The first possibility, and most likely (in my opinion), is that this is a convenient theatrical construct to convey the creepiest or most dangerous time of the day – where it’s dark, cold, and things go bump in the night. There is always plenty of time for those who wander in the darkness to do their bidding. This is unlike just ...


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The first Star wars tie in was Burger Chef not Burger King.


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