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The family of the late Dan O'Bannon has launched a new website to celebrate his career. For fans, there is no better place to celebrate O'Bannon's genre legacy, including info on his final script as well as future zombie project he had intended to direct.

Did you get a shiny new Blu-ray player for Christmas? What better way to break it in than with a copy of "Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead" in HD!. The disc arrives on February 23rd.

To help soothe your post holiday blues, new stills have surfaced from the upcoming Nicholas Cage feature, "Season of the Witch". His hair alone is bound to give you a few laughs.

Sure, "American Psycho" is 10 years old now and a new TV airing of the film isn't exactly news worthy. However, this New Zealand billboard promoting the airing on TV2 is pretty amazing!

In the wake of Brittany Murphy's death, DVD rental source Redbox scrambled to pull the cover art from Murphy's last film, "Deadline" across the country. The images of the actress lying dead in a bathtub felt a little too close to home for Redbox... they're probably right.

Recently my wife and I complained to our landlord so much about how loud our neighbors were that he finally got fed up and let us switch to a different apartment for free. Hell hath no furry like my wife when she's pissed off. But I can't imagine the random blasting of Lisa Loeb we heard was half as bad as what the people who live next to Jamie Grecco have to put up with.

Yes, you heard that right; your favorite b-movie mutant and mine, Toxie, rung the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange Monday morning!

From the press release:

"August 31, 2009 (New York, NY) – On the morning of August 31, Lloyd Kaufman’s iconic monster superhero the Toxic Avenger rang the bell at the New York Stock Exchange. This momentous occasion was broadcast live on Fox News and CNBC."

A Troma release in name, something altogether different artistically, "The Seduction of Dr. Fugazzi" straddles the line between a number of different genres. On one hand the movie is a glorified resume for writer/director/producer/star October Kingsley. On the other hand it is an overblown art school film that traipses into the nonsensical and trippy realms of pretension. Despite all this, it still manages to hold yet another facet that transcends the eye rolling and confusion, helping it to become a movie that has a decent little plot twist and an okay story... In Hindsight.

What is “information juice”? I’m not 100% sure but maybe you can figure it out after watching this five minute clip Troma’s own Llyoyd Kaufman delivered to the Independent Film and Television Alliance. The alliance is an association of independent producers and distributors of motion picture and television programming, that Kaufman also happens to be Chairperson of.

One thing leads to another and Melvin finds his way into a giant vat of toxic goo.

Who doesn’t love a good musical? Well, me for one, and I’ve always been a firm believer that any man who doesn’t hate their father shouldn’t either. But now I’m a little torn. Why you might ask? Well this week “The Toxic Avenger: The Musical” opened up for previews to the general public in New York City.

Don Dohler was just about the last guy on earth you would expect to have a cult following. He was a geeky, mild mannered, conservative man whose favorite film in life was "The West Side Story". He had played around for years with the idea of filmmaking, but beyond some short films shot on 8 millimeter, nothing had really come of it. That was until his 30th birthday. He started the day at his desk, doing the same mundane work he had done for years. He ended it with a shotgun to his head, and a new outlook on life.

New Jersey has more diners then any other state, is second only to Maine in blueberry production and has the countries lowest depression rate. Oh and it's also the home to everyone’s favorite monster hero the Toxic Avenger. For that reason Nike has teamed up with NJ Skate Shop to create the SB Dunk Lows, the first shoe inspired by Troma's superhero.