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Troma fave the Toxic Avenger getting remake from Sausage Party co-director

Troma might not make great films, but that's on purpose. And they never stop pushing the envelope of bad taste. Their latest development? A remake of their cult classic superhero flick  THE TOXIC AVENGER . The film will be helmed by Conrad Vernon, the co-director of 2016's most controversial exercise in bad taste, SAUSAGE PARTY. This will mark Vernon's first...
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09.12.2016
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It's the booze talkin', Why are there so few sympathetic movie monsters?

Recently I happened upon a film I hadn’t sat down with in years. It was David Lynch's black and white masterpiece THE ELEPHANT MAN. While it may not be a horror film, it certainly has a bit of horror thanks to the way people treated the deformed John Merrick (John Hurt). Watching this incredible feature, I began to wonder why horror films generally treat their monsters as,...
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05.31.2016
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Top 10 Horror Movie Tricks!

Ah yeah friends, 15 gloriously ghoulish days before our favorite day of the year is upon us. Halloween! What will you be doing this year? Gonna hit a creepy Halloween haunt, a la a Haunted Hayride or something like Halloween Horror Nights? Will you be donning a creepy costume and hitting the streets for some killer camaraderie and candy-filled pillowcases? Hell, will you posting up with some...
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10.16.2015
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Horror Movie Hotties: The Toxic Avenger (1984)

Boy, the Troma movies sure are crappy, ain't they? They're also pretty bloody fantastic, in the sense that they're aware of their own shittiness, and in fact, use it to their advantage by pushing the envelope of true independent cinema. Troma Entertainment has always been known as the Garbage Pale Kids of the film industry, yet they've helped launch the careers of...
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06.16.2015
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Is Arnold Schwarzenegger still involved with the Toxic Avenger remake?

It was almost one year ago when we learned that action icon Arnold Schwarzenegger was being rumored to have a major role in the remake of Troma's cult classic THE TOXIC AVENGER, a campy reboot to be helmed by HOT TUB TIME MACHINE helmer Steve Pink. While Arnie has had a full slate lately with the zombie tale MAGGIE, the currently filming TERMINATOR: GENESIS, as well as the rumored...
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05.07.2014
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Cool Horror Gear: Toxic Avenger t-shirt from Fright Rags

Fright Rags is celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Troma Entertainment’s cult classic THE TOXIC AVENGER with a glorious limited edition t-shirt. There will be two versions of the shirt: A black tee with full color print and a navy blue tee with full color, vintage print. There will only be 400 of each shirt, so you’re going to want to snatch these up as soon as you can....
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04.25.2014
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Troma's cult classic The Toxic Avenger is coming to Blu-ray

It's hard to believe that Troma's cult classic THE TOXIC AVENGER is 30 years old. Now the film, which has spawned several sequels, a musical stage production, a children's cartoon, and even has a remake in the works that will reportedly star Arnold Schwarzenegger, is set to finally hit Blu-ray and we've got the early word on what to expect from the release....
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04.09.2014
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Arnold Schwarzenegger in talks to star in The Toxic Avenger remake

In what could be either the coolest or craziest news of the day, Variety is reporting that action icon Arnold Schwarzenegger is in negotiations to star in the remake of Troma's THE TOXIC AVENGER. While Ah-nuld will not be playing Toxie, he is in talks for another lead role in the reimagining of the 1980's cult hit. International Film Trust, the sales outfit launched last...
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05.14.2013
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