The Chicken Uprising: Celebrating 15 Years of Troma’s ‘Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead’

Horror musicals are such a strange concept that, even as a huge fan, I still find it hard to believe that they exist in the first place. From Little Shop of Horrors to Repo! The Genetic Opera, audiences are surprisingly okay with singing along to tongue-in-cheek violence and creepy characters. Of course, not all horror […]

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Filming Has Wrapped on ‘The Toxic Avenger’ Remake!

Macon Blair (I Don’t Feel At Home in This World Anymore, Green Room) is directing a remake of Troma’s The Toxic Avenger for Legendary Entertainment, and we’ve learned that filming has now wrapped. Writer/Director Blair himself made the announcement this afternoon on Twitter. Find the tweet below. In the 1984 original, directed by Lloyd Kaufman and Michael […]

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Before ‘The Suicide Squad’ – ‘Tromeo and Juliet’ Set the Blueprint for James Gunn’s Absurd Humor and Lovable Characters

Roughly twenty-five years ago, two Shakespeare adaptations released only months apart from each other, both capturing a distinctly ’90s vibe at opposite ends of the spectrum. Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet appealed to mainstream tastes, while Troma’s Tromeo and Juliet delivered a much wilder adaptation that only Troma could. Tromeo and Juliet checks off the usual transgressive humor and […]

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