In 1984, The Toxic Avenger put a little company named Troma on the map. The company spent the next several decades launching careers, staying independent and grossing out even the most steel-stomached film fans. Now, their greatest creation is making a comeback.
Plenty of science fiction and fantasy stories have angels and demons wandering around. Or minor deities, like Glory in Buffy. But a few stories dare to introduce THE God. The Judeo-Christian Supreme Being. Here are the absolute wildest stories where God makes an appearance.
Science fiction movies aren't all about highfalutin spacefaring and benevolent starmen. No, sometimes they're about putting a mutated martial arts master into a dystopian penitentiary's comically unsafe meat grinder. Just in time for the lunch rush, here are ten of our favorite scenes that balance goofiness and gore.
It's been a while since we've heard anything about Steve Pink's remake of the Troma classic The Toxic Avenger, but the latest batch of news is a total shocker. Rumor has it John Travolta is attached to the movie, and folks are speculating that Travolta is lined up to play Toxie himself. Whoa.
This looks like a perfect mash-up of minds, gore and sex jokes. Steve Pink, director of the smutty Hot Tub Time Machine is going to direct a Toxic Avenger movie. Let the New Jersey jokes fly. [Deadline]
How are we going to clean up the Gulf oil mess? Easy. With waste material from power plants, of course. Oh, and it's a certifiably eco-friendly method. That's right: we're finally getting a real-life toxic avenger.
So apparently there's tritium leaking into one of New Jersey's main aquifers. As a proud Garden Stater, I have no choice but to hope that this environmental clusterfuck will give us fancy new phenotypes and not horrible, horrible cancer.
Back in April, we told you that Troma Productions was planning a new musical adaptation of its campy cult classic The Toxic Avenger. This month, audiences in New Jersey can watch Melvin Ferd the Third fight the forces of evil with the help of his superstrength and a four-piece rock band. Not sure if it’s worth…
Lloyd Kaufman, the creator of the Toxic Avenger, is gearing up for a 5th installment of this toxic-waste-mutant cult classic. But in this one, Toxie has to deal with real life issues. "In The Toxic Avenger Parts II-IV, he [Toxie] has gotten married and had children," explains Kaufman. "Now he'll have to deal with his…
One of the weirdest mutant exploitation movies of all time has been turned into a musical, being staged in New Jersey. The Toxic Avenger, formerly a bizarre B-movie about a skinny nerd who becomes a deformed super-hero after falling into a barrel of toxic waste, has been adapted into a stage musical twice before — but…