Troma Movies Presents: THE INSEMINETTE The Highly Anticipated, Controversial Bachelorette Parody!

Troma Entertainment has premiered “The Inseminette” on their YouTube Channel, Troma Movies. This TROMATIC Bachelorette Parody sketch was written by Rebecca Blaine Carton and Liliana Tandon and directed by Lily-Hayes Kaufman.  Watch here: https://youtu.be/sXQRAm6Ahmw

Ever wonder what it would look like to set a tv show inside a vagina? Well…look no further! Comedienne Rebecca Blaine Carton shines some light on your downstairs in “The Inseminette,” the latest sketch in her series Irritable Becca Syndrome! Watch it on the Troma Movies YouTube channel, today! 

“The Inseminette,” a sticky parody of ABC’s The Bachelorette, features a cast of eligible sperm all vying for the affection of their one true love – a woman in an egg suit! This fluid packed drama plays out inside a uterus the moments following successful….insemination. Brought forth from the nethers of Rebecca Blaine Carton with Liliana Tandon and directed by Lily-Hayes Kaufman – watch, laugh, cringe and share this latest sketch with everyone you love, hate, or think could just use some more vag in their life! And after that, if you need more, please visit the Irritable Becca Syndrome YouTube channel to see other episodes and show your support by subscribing to the channel. 
 
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Choked Out by the Digital Content Gatekeepers

Troma Entertainment and many more 
Independent Filmmakers are being 
“Choked Out by the Digital Content Gatekeepers”
an essay by Lloyd Kaufman
 
by Lloyd Kaufman, President of Troma Entertainment, Inc.
(contributions by Hayden McComas and Levi White)
 
If you ran a business that saw revenues decline by 88% over the course of the past two years, you’d likely make the logical assumption that the business was dying and that it was probably time to think about trying something else to attract new customers. But, what if that very same business actually had a 65% increase in customer traffic over the same time period. At that point you’d probably have to assume you were being robbed blind. Well, this is exactly what is happening to Troma Entertainment and myriad other small content providers who are trying to monetize their content via YouTube and other platforms.
 
 
“Choked Out by the Digital Content Gatekeepers”
 
Put another way, even as Troma’s online viewership increased substantially (from q4 2015 to q4 2017 views increased from 5.23 million to over 13 million), the revenue generated from this traffic dropped to almost nothing (see fig 1.1). In Q4 of 2015,”Electra Love”, a typical title distributed by Troma, was viewed 475,000 times and received $913.00. In Q4 2017, the same “Electra Love” was viewed 301,000 times and received exactly $1.20. Another Troma title, “Vegas High Stakes”, which has over 20.7 million views to date has only received $111.66 across its entire lifetime on Troma Movies (Jul 26, 2012 – current). Yet there is literally nothing that Troma or any of the thousands of other smaller content providers can do to stop this vicious strangulation happening while staring helplessly into the red and whites of the eyes of their common assailant.
 
 
YouTube, hiding behind the mysterious veil of a computer controlled process claims there is no set dollar amount that applies to the views of monetized programming. Rather, the revenue associated with each view fluctuates in direct proportion with the amount of advertising displayed alongside any clip. And this is where the dreaded YouTube “algorithm” comes into play. Every posted title is analyzed by “the algorithm”. And in the case of Troma and many other content creators, their postings are automatically flagged as “age restricted” or “not suitable for most advertisers”, essentially relegating the content in question to the purgatory where revenue goes to die. As recently as last week, Troma posted its own love letter to the Cannes film festival entitled “Festivals to Fascism” which garnered thousands of hits within hours of being released only to be summarily banned as inappropriate, essentially rendering it worthless from an ad revenue generating standpoint.
Troma is not alone though. There are multiple examples of inconsistency across the application of these standards of decency which seem to make egregious exceptions depending on the size of the creator. In 2017, hours after the horrific shooting in Las Vegas that killed 58 people and injured 500 others, YouTube uber creator Casey Neistat (7.9m subscribers) posted a video to raise money for the victims through a GoFundMe page. YouTube promptly flagged the video “not suitable for most advertisers” and blocked Mr. Neistat from running ads on the video. The very same day, Jimmy Kimmel posted a video about the exact same mass shooting and there seemed to be no restriction to advertising being attached (see fig 1.2)
 
 
CNN and ABC were also allowed to run ads on videos that were posted about these shootings that day, all very similar in content to the video posted by Mr. Neistat with the notable exception that the revenues were not going to the victims but directly into the silk lined pockets of Madison Avenue.
 
Lest it seem as though YouTube is the only offender in this war against the independent content creator, it should be noted that other online content gatekeepers like Amazon are deploying their own strategies for limiting the ways in which independent content reaches the mainstream.
 
Recently Blumhouse Pictures reported that numerous independent horror directors received emails from the internet behemoth stating that “Amazon will no longer allow titles containing persistent or graphic sexual or violent acts, gratuitous nudity and/or erotic themes (‘adult content’) to be offered as ‘Included with Prime’ or ‘Free with Pre-Roll Ad”. However, a quick search of Amazon Prime movies currently available reveals such titles as “Irreversible” (Lionsgate), “Bound” (Paramount), “Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2” (Paramount), and “American Honey” (A24) all of which contain large helpings of ‘adult content’ as defined by Amazon above. Yet small independent movies such as “Science Team”, “Invalid”, “My Bloody Banjo”, and “Harvest Lake” are all subject to removal unless the filmmakers excise the purportedly offensive content from their films. In many ways, this feels more sinister and physiologically damaging than simply removing or rejecting the films, having the filmmakers themselves neuter their own children. A chilling and horrific fate, indeed.
 

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Troma Opens a Cannes of Worms

Releases “From Festival to Fascism” on YouTube

Troma Entertainment, the world’s longest running independent film studio, has released “From Festival to Fascism,” a short documentary detailing the company’s troubling experience at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival.  it was announced today by Lloyd Kaufman, President of Troma Entertainment and creator of The Toxic Avenger. 

Watch “From Festival to Fascism” on Youtube.com/TromaMovies

Troma and Lloyd Kaufman have been a colorful and legendary participant at the Cannes Film Festival since 1971. But, as the 2018 Cannes Film Festival rolls on, Lloyd Kaufman and Troma Entertainment recall their not-so welcome visit to Cannes last year with “From Festival to Fascism” on their YouTube channel, Youtube.com/TromaMovies
 
“I wasn’t kidding when I said, I will never go back to Fascist Cannes Film Festival. The once legitimate, pro-independent arts festival that embraced free speech and artistic expression has become just another tool for government elites, mega media conglomerates and the ‘coteries of the favored’ to dominate the art world and stomp/police out true independent art.” stated Lloyd Kaufman. “They must have learned this from the Sundance Film Festival!”
 
 
 

 


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CREATORS UNITE 03 THE TROMA ISSUE IS OUT!

http://www.iconelabelpictures.com/p/creators-unite-magazine.html


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TRO-MAY-HEM & MURDER TROMA NOW!

Troma Now, Troma Entertainment’s exclusive premium World Premiere content streaming service, causes massive Tro-MAY-hem with the WORLD PREMIERES of horror anthology, “GRINDSPLOITATION 4: MELTSPLOITATION” and Dustin Ferguson’s direct sequel to “The Legend of Boggy Creek”, “THE LEGACY OF BOGGY CREEK” plus so much more! All available this May on Watch.Troma.Com! – it was announced today by Lloyd Kaufman, President of Troma Entertainment and creator of The Toxic Avenger.

Grindsploitation 4 is the nastiest Grindsploitation ever! More SHOCKING, more GORE, more BLOOD! Killer faux grindhouse film trailers, Melt Movies and Short Films pay homage to the video nasty era of films!
 
Directors: Dustin Ferguson, Jason Figgis, John Brennan, Salem Kapsaski, Tony Newton, Moses and more!!
Stars: Lloyd Kaufman, Kyle Rappaport, Hetty Baynes, Peter Stickles, Norman Deesing, Lee Mark Jones, and more!
 
Watch Grindsploitation 4: MELTSPLOITATION HERE

Since 1972 he has stalked the countryside…watching and waiting! The creature known as the “skunkape” has been sighted several times over the last few decades and this all-new docudrama chronicles the events that began after the original Fouke, Arkansas attacks. Through various interviews, re-enactments and newly discovered footage you will be presented some incredible evidence, making it impossible to deny his existence.
Bloodline Video calls ‘The Legacy of Boggy Creek’ “…a weird throwback film that has lots of charm”. Directed in the REAL mid-western locations of the sightings by cult-filmmaker Dustin Ferguson (Nemesis 5, Sleepaway Camp 4) comes a satiric, worthy modern-day continuation of the original famous legend.
Includes exclusive, special introduction by the Director!
 
Director: Dustin Ferguson
Stars: Tara Hinkle, Kim Moser, Jennii Caroline and Karis Yanike
Narration by Bob McGraw
 
Watch THE LEGACY OF BOGGY CREEK HERE
 
Also on Troma Now this May:

Shadows Run Black, Demented Death Farm Massacre, Produce Your Own Damn Movie! Volume 1, Produce Your Own Damn Movie! Volume 2, Witchcraft 8: Salem’s Ghost, Suddenly, Whore Hospital, Emperor Of The Bronx, The Bang Bang Kid, Mayhem, Make Your Own Damn Videogame! and Sell Your Own Damn Videogame!

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Lloyd Kaufman brings the Muscles to Brussels

Performs 48-hour split to promote the Belgium Premiere of
April 14th, 21:30
 
“I was honored when BIFFF elected me as President of the Jury! I was then dishonored when my fellow judges rebelled against my push to award “Volume 2”with the grand prize. Their insubordination has forced me to use alternative methods in my campaign to give myself an award.
 
With over 50 years of experience in the filmmaking industry, I know there is only one way to promote a movie in Brussels; a 48-hour Jean Claude Van Damme-esque split in Mini-Europe. Sure I could do the regular morning TV and Radio circuit, but when has Troma ever been known for doing anything by the book? Watch me stretch these glorious gams across the mini Belgium landmark before the Belgium Premiere of my latest film, Return to Return to Nuke ‘Em High aka Volume 2 at BIFFF on Saturday, April 14th, 21:30!” stated Lloyd Kaufman.
 
 
Lloyd Kaufman will be attending BIFFF – Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival along with Toxie and more April 14th for the Belgium Premiere of “Return to Return to Nuke ‘Em High aka Volume 2”!     BIFFF | April 14th | 21:30

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Alamo Drafthouse Yonkers Presents: The Toxic Avenger / Toxic Tutu Double Feature!

 
Joe Nardelli’s Toxic Avenger Tribute movie, “Toxic Tutu”  #metutu starring Mark (Little Melvin) Torgle to Premiere at Alamo Drafthouse Yonkers with 35mm screening of “The Toxic Avenger” Special Director’s Cut w/ added footage! Nardelli, Mark Torgle and Lloyd Kaufman to appear in person!
 
Alamo Drafthouse Yonkers will be presenting a Double Fearure of the Troma classic “The Toxic Avenger” along with Joe Nardelli’s mockumentary “Toxic Tutu” on Sunday, March 18th, 7PM. Lloyd Kaufman, President of Troma Entertainment and creator of The Toxic Avenger will be attending the event along with Mark Torgl (The Toxic Avenger/Toxic Tutu), Joe Nardelli (Dir. Toxic Tutu), cast members of “The Toxic Avenger”, Toxie and more! A Q&A with Kaufman, Torgl, Nardelli and more will be held after “Toxic Tutu”. – it was announced today by Levi White, Director of Public Relations at Troma Entertainment, Inc.
 
The #metutu movement begins March 18th
 
“The Toxic Avenger” Trailer
Welcome to TROMAVILLE, NEW JERSEY – a small American town, terrorized by criminals. The town’s corrupt mayor sits idly by, while muggers, robbers and teenage punks victimize helpless citizens. Among the residents of Tromaville is MELVIN, a nerdy emaciated janitor at the local health club. That is, until he becomes THE TOXIC AVENGER! A gang of thugs devise a cruel hoax that goes horribly wrong as Melvin is cast through a third story window into a vat of hazardous toxic waste. However, an unexpected metamorphosis takes place. As the chemicals take hold of his body, Melvin turns into the TOXIC AVENGER, doer of good, and brutal mauler of evil! The rest, as they say, is history! The excitement is non-stop as the hero sets out to single handedly wipe out the forces of evil that torment the people of Tromaville. THE TOXIC AVENGER is non-stop entertainment that will leave the viewers glowing from the fun. See the film that spawned the comic book, website, cartoon, action figures and three sequels to date! Experience the action that made Troma Entertainment a cinematic legend! Still a classic three decades later! See THE TOXIC AVENGER!
“Toxic Tutu” Trailer
and then…
An Almost True Story: TOXIC TUTU is an homage to the original cult-classic horror-comedy, THE TOXIC AVENGER and explains what became of the “Toxic Avenger’s” Melvin the “Mop Boy”, Mark Torgl.
 
 
In addition to the Double Feature, Troma’s favorite hero, Toxie, and more will be at the Troma Booth where TROMERCH such as the highly popular Alex Pardee Toxie T-shirt, Skinner T-shirt, I Heart the Monster Hero shirt, Toxie patches, and Troma’s newest Blu-ray releases The Middle FingerThe Thingy and Essex Spacebin will be TROMABUNDANT! 
 

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Join Lloyd Kaufman for an Ask Me Anything Feb 28th @ 6PM EDT


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Philadelphia Continues Super Bowl Celebration with the Philly Premiere of Return to Return to Nuke ‘Em High aka Vol. 2

Q&A with Lloyd Kaufman, 
Angry Video Game Nerd, Stars and Toxie!
Trocadero Theatre | March 1st | Tickets HERE
Lloyd Kaufman, President of Troma Entertainment and creator of The Toxic Avenger and James Rolfe ( Angry Video Game Nerd) will be special guests of honor at the Philadelphia Premiere of Return to Return to Nuke ‘Em High aka Volume 2 at the historic Trocadero Theatre, March 1st, 9:00PM . “Volume 2” stars Catherine Corcoran, Zac Amico, Toxie, Sgt. Kabukiman NYPD, Super Tromettes and The Troma Team will be in attendance as well! 
 

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TROMAZING Animation from the talented Mushface Comics! Subscribe to watch.troma.com today!

Click on the link to watch this Tromazing animation:   https://www.facebook.com/TROMAENTERTAINMENT /videos/10157655570028868/

 

 


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