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Troma Now Gets Drunk on St. Patrick’s Day World Premieres!

My Bloody Banjo Dentes e Garras! Plus many Troma treasures including Fowl Play, Cry Uncle, and Foreplay!
March 1st, 2017
Troma Now, Troma Entertainment’s exclusive premium World Premiere content streaming service, proudly celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with the Premieres of Liam Regan’s My Bloody Banjo and Francisco Lacerda’s Dentes E Garras, along with curated treasured Tromasterpieces that will make the leprechaun in your pants stand at attention on March 1, 2017, it was announced today by Lloyd Kaufman, President of Troma Entertainment and creator of The Toxic Avenger



Following his acclaimed short Confessions of Peltzer from the anthology film Self Induced Nightmares (2013), Liam Regan directs his first feature film My Bloody Banjo. Follow the story of Peltzer Arbuckle (James Hamer-Morton), a meek and bullied office employee, humiliated by his megalomaniac boss, teasing colleagues and his cheating partner. Once news about his embarrassing sexual accident makes its way around the workplace, Peltzer decides to put up with his humiliation no more, and conjures up his childhood imaginary friend Ronnie (Damian Morter). Peltzer’s world is soon turned upside down, when Ronnie attempts to manipulate him to exact revenge on his tormenting co-workers in the most gruesome fashion. As the body count stacks up, Peltzer must ultimately decide whether to run away from his past or take control of his future, as he battles between sanity and madness, in this twisted tale of infidelity, revenge and snapped banjo strings. Trailer here: My Bloody Banjo

In the vein of Troma cult pieces and Italian rip-offs, comes an all new “disasterpiece”. Dentes e Garras!(Fangs & Claws!) A drunk military recruit accidentally sets free a terrifying prehistoric monster, which will devour and destroy everyone who dares to cross his path. Throughout the carnage a hero rises to end the creature’s reign of terror. Francisco Lacerda writes and directs this TROMATIC short described as “The trashiest motion picture of the year.” Trailer here: Dentes e Garras!
With March signaling the start of Spring, Troma Now is proud to put a spring in Subscribers’ steps with Tromasterpieces such as Fowl Play, Rocky Director John G. Avildsen’s Cry Uncle!, Foreplay, Hollywood Zap!, and Endgame! Subscribers will be able to take a trip down Troma-lane with these films that have lasted the test of time.
7 other films are also being added to the streaming service.  Features including The Secret In The Attic (Pink Eiga), The Secret Of Dr. Kildare (Roan), Silent But Deadly, Dog Years, Death To The Pee Wee Squad, Dragon Fury, and Dragon Fury 2 will be streaming along with 4 Tromadance shorts.
Troma Now subscribers are able to see these and many more films at
World Premiere of Theatrical Trailer for,
Return to Return to Nuke ‘Em High Vol. 2
Warning this trailer is NSFW 

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TROMA QUEENS: Celebrating the queer flicks of Lloyd Kaufman

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Troma Now Presents: Exclusive World Premieres of Grindsploitation 2, La Isla Del Infierno & short film French Kitty!

Sorry Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon, you can’t have them!

roma Now, Troma Entertainment’s exclusive premium content streaming service, proudly presents the World Premieres of Grindsploitation 2: The Lost Reels, La Isla Del Infierno, and short film French Kitty on February 1, 2017, it was announced today by Lloyd Kaufman, President of Troma Entertainment and creator of The Toxic Avenger.


After the success of the anthology film Grindsploitation, the Troma Team is releasing the next entry in the series, Grindsploitation 2: The Lost Reels. The movie is made up of 24 short films, created by some of the brightest up-and-comers in the horror world. Directors such as John Brennan (Damn! Suburban Honky Pimps), Paul M McAlarney (Maul My Children), and Kelly Hughes (Don’t Kill Grandpa Until We Strangle The Babysitter) make Grindsploitation 2: The Lost Reels a “gory sadistic hell ride into the realm of exploitation.” –

Whilst having their brains soaked in blood and gore, Troma Now subscribers will be able to watch Javier F. Caldas’s sprawling epic La Isla De Infierno (The Island of Hell). Made in Spain, La Isla De Infierno expands upon Troma Entertainment’s foreign film catalog. The film tells the story of a canary island slave who has spent his last 20 years of captivity trying to return to his island as a stowaway on a boat going on a strange expedition to Islands Cape Verde, but an unexpected series of events lead him to the La Isla De Infierno. Starring Jose Conde, Yamil Omar, and Pablo Scola, La Isla De Infierno takes audiences on a journey of adventure, drama, and romance.

For those feeling the Tromance in the air this February, Troma Now presents the world premiere of Charlie Wilke’s short film, French Kitty. Inspired by the allure and determination of the French appetite for romance, Wilke makes French Kitty a short yet layered film. Chloe Fineman stars as French Kitty, intimately describing her strategy of seduction, pairing the film perfectly with the month dedicated to lovers and various Valentines excursions.

15 other films are also being added to the streaming service.  Features including The Orgasm Counsellor, That Uncertain Feeling, Eve’s Beach Fantasy, Vegas High Stakes, Dreams Come True, Tight Spot, I Married A Vampire, The Newlydeads, Fertilize The Blaspheming Bombshell, Getting Lucky, will be streaming along with a short Ghost Tank cartoon, 2 Shameless Tasteless shorts, and 2 Tromadance shorts.
Troma Now subscribers are able to see these and many more films at
World Premiere of Theatrical Trailer for,
Return to Return to Nuke ‘Em High Vol. 2
 Warning this trailer is NSFW

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THE WORLD PREMIERE of Hollinshead and Thompson’s ESSEX SPACEBIN

The Prince Charles Cinema Presents: The QUEEN* and
THE WORLD PREMIERE of Hollinshead and Thompson’s ESSEX SPACEBIN
and the classic TROMEO & JULIET (Golden Glowjob Award Winner) February 18th, 2017

*That is The Queen of Tromaville, Lloyd Kaufman



The Prince Charles Cinema in London will be hosting the World Premiere of
Essex Spacebin and a special screening of the Raindance People’s Choice 
winner, Tromeo & Juliet on Saturday, February 18th, 2017, it was 
announced today by Levi White, Head of Public Relations at Troma Entertainment, Inc.

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Two World Premieres coming to Troma Now in January


Plus 11 New and Classic Troma Titles and 4 explosive new short films!

Only Available to Subscribers on Troma Now

What rock star Andrew W.K. thought would be a fun-packed adventure in an animal preserve turned into a dark, disturbing, surreal and hilarious journey of chaos and unbelievable action! With a mysterious past filled with rumors of his being a manufactured creation, and even that there is more than one Andrew W.K, could this trip to the zoo be the next chapter in the Andrew W.K. mysteries?

“This was no ordinary safari…this was supposed to be a party safari!” “You won’t believe your senses!”

A deep, psychological journey into the minds of a Rock Star and animals

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12 Slays of Christmas” to be released on Troma Now

Surprise Holiday Mid-Month World Premiere

This Christmas-themed horror anthology was produced by Tony Newton (Gridnsploitation 1 & 2)

 Click here for the trailer for “12 Slays of Christmas”!

Only Available to Subscribers on 

Troma Now

The “12 Slays of Christmas” is a new horror anthology for 2016. This seasonal 

horror anthology features a collection of Christmas themed horror short films!
A Christmas horror anthology, 12 of the world’s leading indie horror directors bring 
you twelve twisted tales of terror with a yuletide twist. 
“On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me One Hatchet, One Bullet and 
a Body Bag!” Troma and Body Bag Films brings this sensational seasonal Christmas 
horror feature.
Produced by Tony Newton producer of “Grindsploitation: The Movie”, 
“Grindsploitation 2: The Lost Reels”, VHS LIVES: A Schlockumentary and 60 
Seconds to Die. The film features an onslaught of indie horror film talent, this film is 
the latest and greatest in Christmas-themed horror! 
If you think the worse thing about Christmas is the smell of your grandparents after 
Brussels sprouts or having the obligatory family row, you are very wrong! 
The 12 Slays of Christmas is a dark horror anthology. This Christmas, Santa has 
something very sinister in his sack for you! Grab a mince pie and prepare the egg nog, 
as it may be your last! Just like a puppy, “The 12 Slays of Christmas” is not just for 
Christmas, but can be enjoyed all year long, perfect for Halloween, Easter and 
Thanksgiving too!
Troma Now features Troma classics, as well as World Premiere’s and exclusive video 
content for subscribers! 

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Florida Sighting of The Troma Team

The Troma Team will be appearing at Spooky Empire, in Orlando Dec. 2-4, 2016 and
Paradise City Comic Con in Fort Lauderdale, Dec.9-11, 2016!!
with an appearance by Lloyd Kaufman for TWO Tromarrific Cons in Florida!
The Toxic Avenger and Lloyd Kaufman, (who will be signing autographs and posing for photos FOR FREE!!!! at this year’s Paradise City Comic Con!) are coming to Tromatize the most endowed, “family-friendly” theme-park peninsula in the USA with their unholy, unwholesome antics and Tromarrific spirit of independent art!!
The first of the Christmas Season conventions, Spooky Empire, which is held December 2-4th in Orlando, Florida, where Jimmy Wright of Architects of Fear will be appearing. The Troma booth is a fan favorite every year, and The Toxic Avenger will be there to mop up scumbags, as well as the World Famous Super Tromettes!
The following weekend Troma will be representing on the Souther tip of Florida, just a few hours south of Orlando, Paradise City Comic Con in Fort Lauderdale, Dec. 9-11, 2016! Lloyd Kaufman will be appearing at Paradise City Comic Con to sign autographs and pose for photos for FREE!!!

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The Huffington Post features China essay by Lloyd Kaufman

It’s Not Me, It’s You: My Break Up With China 
written by Lloyd Kaufman, (with Taylor Sprow)

The current atrocities committed at the hands of the Chinese government are unacceptable and I find myself unable to look past them for the sake of my dream: to make a movie in China.”– Lloyd Kaufman

“Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like an independent filmmaker scorned.” 
-William Congreve (sort of)
Ni hau ma from Tromaville!
Fuck you, China, and the Han Dynasty horse you rode in on! You have double-crossed me!
In our vastly interconnected world of quick clicks and instant communication, thinking globally is pretty much the only option. In a second you can be connected with someone on the other side of the planet. Here at Troma, we are well aware of what it means to function on a global scale. Without our fans from all over the world, we would not have been able to survive 42 years so far in this elitist hellmouth we call the film industry.

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Newsflash: Rome News Tribune

“A number of the write-in votes were for entities that could not serve if elected, such as My Gun, Homey D Clown, Queen Elizabeth II and Toxic Avenger.”


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