Grab your Walkman, your headphones, your roller skates, and press play! ▷ Islandrocks is about to give you an audible history of Italian and American cult cinema. Underrated Swedish musician Thomas Nyholm has been creating cover versions of exploitation, cult classic theme songs.
Lloyd Kaufman, president of Troma Entertainment and creator of The Toxic Avenger, will be a special guest of honor at the New York Comic Con between the 5th-8th October 2017 at the Javits Center. Literally take a knee with Lloyd Kaufman and the Troma Team, only at NYCC Troma Booth #429.
“In this time of political outrage and SJW rhetoric, we need events like NYCC to bring us all together in civil discourse and sex and violence!”
Swedish musician Thomas Nyholm, under the moniker of Islandrocks, creates these insanely good cover versions of exploitation, cult classic theme songs, such as City of the Living Dead (1980), Zombie Flesh Eaters (1979), Suspiria (1977), The Toxic Avenger (1986) and The New York Ripper (1982).
“We are going to dance the Fulci way! Zombie …the funk are among us!”
The 40+ year old iconic independent film company Troma Entertainment will be attending Monster-Mania Con 36 between March 10-12 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in New Jersey.
“Lloyd Kaufman and Toxie return to New Jersey at Monster-Mania Con 36!”
Lloyd Kaufman, president of Troma Entertainment and creator of The Toxic Avenger, has announced that Troma, the longest running truly independent film company in American history, have crossed the atlantic ocean in order to acquire Irish filmmaker Séamus Hanly’s hilarious superhero/comedy, The Middle Finger.
“He’s our only hope… Sorry about that.”
2017 is almost upon us, so why not celebrate a Happy Troma Now Year with Rock Stars, Animals, The Devil, and Leprechauns!? Yes, Troma Now will be streaming two new world premieres in January that will help you to forget 2016. Nick Box and Chris Hines’ documentary Andrew W.K. Party Safari and John Birmingham’s southern comedy Rednecks.
“This was no ordinary safari…this was supposed to be a party safari! You won’t believe your senses!”
This upcoming December the Troma Team wish you all a very merry Xmas with two world premiere gifts on Troma Now that will make you want to bathe in your egg nog! Jay Summers’ feature length debut, Revenge of the Spacemen, along with Molly Hewitt’s short film, Maggie’s Problem (featuring music by prolific indie Lo-Fi legend R. Stevie Moore).
“…a throwback to all the classic alien invasion flicks of yesteryear…”
During the videotape format war of the late 1970s and early 1980s, JVC’s VHS would compete for market share against Sony’s Betamax. Betamax was, in theory, the superior recording format but VHS would ultimately emerge as the preeminent home video format in 1986. Consumers could not justify the extra cost of a Betamax VCR, which was often more expensive that the VHS equivalent due to the higher quality construction of Betamax recorders.
“Decadence is their fate.”
Troma fanatics, collectors of underground art and East Coast skaters will want to shred their way to Troma Booth #429 for the NYCC release of The Toxic Avenger skateboard decks printed by RiotStyle; west coast skateboard manufacturer and punk rock icons. Skate or Die! The 29″ Popsicle style deck is dipped in white paint and printed with a gloriously detailed tribute to Toxie.
“I love the Monster Hero” more than I love my parents!
October has officially been declared TROMAWEEN! For the Troma Team this presents the opportunity to give Troma Now subscribers a special treat; one that isn’t a razor blade in your apple. Not one, but TWO grindhouse themed world premiere titles are now available to watch on Troma’s subscription service; Grindsploitation and Dead Inside.
“Anyone who is a true fan of adventures in filmed entertainment will love, love, love Troma Now.”
Lloyd Kaufman, sexy president (prexy) of Troma Entertainment and creator of The Toxic Avenger, will be appearing in person at the New York City Comic Con, along with Catherine Corcoran. Both Lloyd Kaufman and Catherine Corcoran will be signing autographs and posing for fan-photos in person (FREE) all weekend long at TROMA BOOTH #429.
“Greetings from Tromaville!”
It’s the 80’s, it has teenagers and it’s set in a high school, all the ingredients you need for a traditional 80’s teen high school movie. But this is a Troma production, so don’t expect your normal run-of-the-mill fayre here, oh no. Add in some gore, gorse-out moments, sex, drugs, biker gangs and basement dwelling radioactive monsters and you’ll be on the right track.
Troma brings us one of its classic movies, and riding high on the success of The Toxic Avenger, comes the delights of Class of Nuke ‘Em High…