Film Review: Hack Job (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: James and Mike are tired of art films taking away the credit that horror films deserve. So, they get a script from the devil to make the best horror film ever. The script has three stories in it. The first is about Nazis that awaken a mummy’s curse. The second tale is about an alien that crashes a battle of the bands and then starts eating the contestants, and the last story is about … Continue reading

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Film Review: Tromatized: Meet Lloyd Kaufman (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Tromatized is a portrait of legendary and eccentric director/writer/producer Lloyd Kaufman and his film company Troma, Inc., an independent New York-based production house that has specialized in Z-films for over 35 years. It presents the creation of the Toxic Avenger, Kaufman’s unique cinematic vision and his approach at the film world. REVIEW: If you’re reading this website, you’re probably familiar with the name Lloyd Kaufman. As his common screen credit attributes, he is the … Continue reading

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PETA and Horror? LLoyd Kaufman is at it again

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New York — They drool and shiver in fear in cages. Mothers scream in agony as their young are torn away. They are stunned with a blow to the head, hung upside down, and have their throats slit. It happens to chickens, pigs, and cows every day on factory farms—and at “Sunny Acres Farms,” it happens to humans. The result of a collaboration between cult-film icon Lloyd Kaufman’s Troma Entertainment and peta2, PETA’s youth division, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Father’s Day (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Ahab, a man obsessed with exacting a brutal, violent revenge on the man who murdered his dad, joins John, an eager priest, and Twink, a hot-headed street hustler, on an epic quest to find and defeat this mythical monster known as Chris Fuchman AKA The Father’s Day Killer. REVIEW: It’s almost impossible to classify “Father’s Day” (and I’m not talking about that ridiculous film from 1997). This film is the brainchild of Astron-6, who … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Uh-Oh Show (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Newest cult favorite from famed director Herschell Gordon Lewis, known for BloodFeast 1 & 2, 2000 Maniacs, Wizard of Gore, and The Gore Gore Girls. Cameo by Troma honcho Lloyd Kaufman (The Toxic Avenger, Poultrygeist). Includes behind the scenes featurette. Jill Burton is a reporter who’s dead set on getting the scoop behind The Uh-Oh! Show, the gory TV sensation that’s sweeping the nation. Get the answer right and win piles of dough, get … Continue reading

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Film Review: Produce Your Own Damn Movie! (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: In the same vein as “Make Your Own Damn Movie”, Lloyd is back again to give you more insight into the filmmaking world by showing you how to produce your own damn movie! Learn all you need to know about being a producer through this informative documentary. REVIEW: Lloyd Kaufman is back again with more hours of footage, all to the benefit of…… showing the world how its done. His humor and personal character … Continue reading

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Film Review: Astron-6 (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Astron-6 is the brainchild of these five iconoclastic, multi-media artists who share a fascination with the mechanics of fear and laughter. They subvert the expectations of the seasoned viewer with the nightmarish and absurd. Their imagery and recurring themes are often torn from the childhood of the irony-craving, internet savvy Generations X and Y. That is, they often lampoon genre films of the 1980s. REVIEW: When Lloyd Kaufman hands you a DVD and asks … Continue reading

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Film Review: Silent Night Bloody Night (1972)

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SYNOPSIS: “Wilford Butler returns home on Christmas Eve and his house had been turned into a mental institution for the criminally insane. But the day of his return, he is set on fire and dies. The townspeople believe his death was an accident, and the institution-house is later closed down. Wilford leaves the house to his grandson Jeffrey. A few years later, Jeffrey finally decides to sell his grandfather’s house, but the townspeople including the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Debbie Rochon Confidential: My Years in Tromaville Exposed! (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Debbie Rochon is not just a world famous Scream Queen but she is the Queen of Independent Cinema and has appeared in more films than all the Ellen Pages and Parker Poseys put together.  From her start as a Tromette along side Troma founder and creator of THE TOXIC AVENGER, Lloyd Kaufman, to her starring roles in some of Troma’s greatest films such as TROMEO & JULIET and TERROR FIRMER, Debbie Rochon has endeared … Continue reading

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Film Review: Little Big Boy: The Rise and Fall of Jimmy Duncan (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Successful horror film director Jimmy Duncan begins work on his anticipated fourth film, “Death Stalker,” but runs into mounting production issues. His hot tempter, larger-than-life ego and deteriorating mental state make it difficult for him to trust anyone and complete his ambitious project. Haunted by the tragedies of his childhood, Jimmy Duncan descends into a demented, destructive mindset. Jimmy struggles with his own insanity desperately fighting his heinous, murderous impulses. No one is safe. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Slither (2006)

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SYNOPSIS: In a southern Mayberrian hunting town a meteorite crashes and a small, cephalopodan parasite begins to wreak havoc. When the infected townsfolk start turning into zombie-like alien hybrids by means of crazy death-worms, the world’s only hope rests in the hands of the do-good, love struck sheriff. This is a blood-soaked battle to save mankind and it is packed with schlock sci-fi/horror fun. Starring Nathan Fillion, Michael Rooker and Elizabeth Banks. REVIEW: This flick … Continue reading

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Film Review: Naked Horror (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Terror lurks in the dreams of a young woman who discovers that she is connected to the supernatural world through her psychic nightmares. Once she realizes that her dreams are not just her imagination gone wild but represent a real threat, she vows to fight the supernatural force terrorizing her. REVIEW: Directed by: Carlo Rodriguez Written by: Carlo Rodriguez and Angela Tropea Starring: Angela Tropea, Lloyd Kaufman, Bill Johnson, Sandy Kellerman, Debbie Golden Web … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Walking Dead Girls (2011)

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  SYNOPSIS: The Walking Dead Girls is a behind-the-scenes look into zombie culture in the United States and the obsession into “”Sexy Female Zombies””. What is it about Zombie Bimbos or “”Zimbies”” that are starting to gain the worlds interest? Why are zombies now in mainstream culture and seen in advertising from JCPenny and Sears? With interviews with zombie master maker George Romero and cult movie star Bruce Campbell from ZomBcon 2010 and so much … Continue reading

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Little Big Boy: Kim Sønderholm’s descent into madness coming!

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Little Big Boy is, to say the least, a film like no other. It tells the story of acclaimed horror film director Jimmy Duncan, famous for his hot temper aswell as his very exploitative movies. Having witnessed the murder of his mother at the age of seven, Duncan grows up at an orphanage and as an adult works his way up in the movie industry. Caught up in the downward spiral of his own success … Continue reading

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Film Review: Direct your own Damn Movie (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: Studio? You don’t need no stinkin’ studio! Or at least that’s the gist of Troma Entertainment president Lloyd Kaufman’s message in this how-to series that includes interviews with directors such as Dario Argento, Stan Lee, Trey Parker and Matt Stone. Over the course of the program, you’ll learn the ins and outs of writing a script, mastering the preproduction process, casting, on-set management, post-production and distribution. REVIEW: “Direct your own movie” is quite a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Produce Your Own Damn Movie! – Author Lloyd Kaufman

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PRODUCE YOUR OWN DAMN MOVIE! (YOUR OWN DAMN FILM SCHOOL {SERIES}) (PAPERBACK) Author Lloyd Kaufman Published by Focal Press Publication Date: 2009 Format: Black / White – 312 pages Price: $19.95 First question? Does this guy ever sleep? LLoyd Kaufman is as loony and prolific as they come. He also happens to be a damn fine business man. Well if I’m not mistaken, this is the 3rd book by LLoyd which is a follow up to this … Continue reading

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