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.
Proudly schlocky indie studio Troma Entertainment built its rep on cult curios like The Toxic Avenger and Tromeo and Juliet, the latter of which was co-scripted by a pre-Guardians of the Galaxy James Gunn. But Troma’s latest achievement is supporting “the first prehistoric slasher film”—and its teenage writer-director.
Quentin Tarantino’s latest alt-history opus, Marvel’s latest movie team-up, and Criterion takes on one of the greatest cult films of all time are all part of this week’s new DVD and Blu-ray releases!
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.
How did Rainn Wilson become our DIY savior? Why is a movie as horrendously messed up and insane as Super even allowed to exist, in a rational universe? Who thought a psychotic superhero film would be a good idea?
Akiva Goldsman is heading up a team that plans to take Troma's marquee character, the Toxic Avenger, and give him a family-friendly makeover. Because, apparently, no one demanded it.
It's been two millennia since the Roman Empire held sway, but it's thriving on a dozen fictional planets. Somehow, aliens love to imitate the glory that was Rome. Here are the greatest interplanetary toga parties.
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…
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…