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One More Month!

September 3rd, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 19 Comments

The movie that New York magazine just dubbed “The Stoner Movie of the Year”* is exactly one month away!  Quit your jobs and get in line now people!  If you thought The Dark Knight In Imax was a hard ticket to get, you haven’t seen anything yet!

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Rogenomics 101

September 2nd, 2008 by Kevin Murphy · 40 Comments

Folks, success in Hollywood is not as much a matter of blind luck and cult membership as some people would like to think. Regarding the seemingly mercurial nature of the box office, screenwriting legend William Goldman famously postulated, “Nobody knows anything.”
Mr. Goldman needs a primer in Rogenomics.
Simply stated, Rogenomics serves to express the [...]

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Latest domain name purchase

August 16th, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 34 Comments

I’ve gone ahead and purchased  Sorry for not consulting with everyone ahead of time, but I felt it was necessary to take quick action.  Any ideas about how to best put it to use would be appreciated.

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Stinky The Hutt round-up

August 15th, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 74 Comments

Jabba the Hutt’s kidnapped son “Stinky” is now officially my favorite character in the entire Star Wars universe.  Here is a round up of some various info about him:
From Harry Knowles Aint it Cool review:
Then they introduced Baby Jabba aka Rotta the Huttlet aka Stinky. At the point of this character’s introduction – it officially [...]

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GREAT Song of the Week

July 30th, 2008 by Kevin Murphy · 31 Comments

While combing the infotainment ultraspeedway for it’s flattened musical turds, invariably a gem or two shows up. We’ll try to keep a good supply on hand, and invite you to send your faves as well.
LENINGRAD COWBOYS: Gimme All Your Lovin’ (With the Red Army Chorus)

Something this sublime needs no comment. I first encountered [...]

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Tags: Geography · Great Music · In the Media · RiffTrax · movies · music

Gimme Back My Hutt!!!

July 24th, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 27 Comments

My weekend involved far more Star Wars discussion than should be allowed by law, and during the course of it, some of my friends revealed that they were not aware of the impending disaster that is “Clone Wars“.  Nor were they aware that the plot of this movie evidently depends on the kidnapping of Jabba [...]

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On to the Con!

July 21st, 2008 by Kevin Murphy · 33 Comments

It’s Comic-Con time, and the folks at Legend Films are busily prepping our own Mike Nelson for his appearance at the Rifftrax/Legend Films Booth, and of course for Rifftrax Live Saturday at the gorgeous Balboa Theater. It’s no easy task – Mike has been broken down into his component parts, shrink-wrapped and packed into seventeen [...]

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Less than three months!

July 7th, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 30 Comments

I’m heading out the door to start camping out for tickets, but just wanted to call attention to this for anyone who might still be on the fence:

See you in line!

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Only four months away!!!

May 7th, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 17 Comments

From the mega-corporation who brought you “It’s a Small World After All”, it’s “Beverly Hills Chihuahua”!

This should only be allowed to be viewed on DVD players that are in the backseat of vans, that children are able to observe trancelike while wearing headphones that no noise can possibly escape from.
UPDATE by Bill: If I [...]

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The Jar Jar Binks Potato

April 23rd, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 20 Comments

Available on ebay, the bidding starts at $20.  Personally, even though it’s a bit of a stretch, I was enjoying life more before I came across this.

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Daddy Day Camp Live Blog

February 18th, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 30 Comments

It’s Presidents Day. I’m off work. The sun, which has shone brightly for the previous two days hides behind clouds. I’ve just started a big crock pot full of chili that won’t be ready for several hours. I need something to do…
For the past month or so, my neighbor, a WGA [...]

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Thank You San Francisco!

January 20th, 2008 by Kevin Murphy · 29 Comments


Thanks for making Rifftrax Live at the SF Sketchfest such a blast. We were treated like old friends by a sell-out crowd at the gorgeous Castro Theater. Many thanks to Sketchfest founders David Owen, Cole Stratton and Janet Varney and their team who work their keesters off to put on the best festival [...]

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Tags: Events · In the Media · Kevin · RiffTrax · RiffTrax Live! · Riffer Blogs · movies

Kruger Industrial Smoothing

January 14th, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 13 Comments

Juno! Despite the fact that my friend Derek says “the last movie i hated more was called sideways,” it’s certified a whopping 93% on the Tomato Meter. Yes, this tale of a plucky pregnant teenager has wowed the legions of middle aged critics across the country, despite the fact that many of them [...]

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Yes, evidently you can do that…

January 4th, 2008 by Conor Lastowka · 20 Comments

The year is young, but experts have already established strong odds that Diane Lane’s quote at 2:15 of the trailer for the Firewall-esque “Untraceable” will take home the prize for “Movie Line of the Year”.

“He hacked into my car’s computer.” Let it spring forth upon the internet, like so many Snakes on Planes or [...]

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Not so fast Cuba – A Wrinkle in the “American Day Camp” award

December 10th, 2007 by Conor Lastowka · 4 Comments

A severe monkey wrench has been thrown into the inaugural American Day Camp/Confidential Postman Award (one for actors, one for writers/directors). To be accurate, three tiny, chipmunk sized monkey wrenches. Yes, the people at 20th Century Fox, in a transparent case of Razzie baiting, have rushed Alvin & The Chipmunks out just in [...]

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