Would you be sad to see Troma go?

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Will you be sad to see Troma go out of business?

Poll closed Sep 15, 2007.
  1. Yes, I look forward to every new film they make

    12 vote(s)
    13.5%
  2. Yes, I love their earlier films

    20 vote(s)
    22.5%
  3. No, they lost their relevance years ago

    19 vote(s)
    21.3%
  4. No, I never cared for anything Troma

    30 vote(s)
    33.7%
  5. I don't care as long as someone picks up their catalogue

    8 vote(s)
    9.0%
  1. rhett

    rhett Administrator

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    Rumor around the net these last few days is that Troma, the fine folks who brought us MOTHER'S DAY and THE TOXIC AVENGER, and about a hundred other movies on similarly tiny budgets and outlandish concepts, might be going under. There's a lot of love and hate thrown towards 'em...where do you fall?
     
  2. Nightbreed

    Nightbreed New Member

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    Im a big fan of the older stuff, to be honest I am not the least bit intrested in anything new they have put out.
     
  3. satans-sadists

    satans-sadists Ghost

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    No, I never cared for anything Troma. I would however like to see another company reissue the four Al Adamson movies that Troma ruined.
     
  4. maybrick

    maybrick Well-Known Member

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    No, I don't care. In the distant past I enjoyed movies like Toxic Avenger, Surf Nazis Must Die, and Tromeo and Juliet, but have long since decided to never give them my time and money ever again. Whether or not they stay in business it won't affect my future viewing habits one iota.
     
  5. DrHerbertWest

    DrHerbertWest For Your Health

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    There's no "Other" option, as in "Yes - Sad to see them go because yet another company is folding."
     
  6. onebyone

    onebyone Guest

    I never cared for anything Troma so no won't miss them a bit for me.
     
  7. X-human

    X-human I ate my keys

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    I'm more concerned about their back catalog of exploitation classics. I wonder if in this DVD slump they'll be considered worth taking hold of or not. If Retro Shock gets 'em I doubt we'll end up with anything much different. On the other hand BCI may roll the dice and we'll probably get something pretty damn good, either a cheap double feature or a new transfer at a reasonable price.
     
  8. MorallySound

    MorallySound Mad Mutilator

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    I will surely miss them. I loved their early work, and look forward to Poultrygeist.
     
  9. Mortis

    Mortis GARBAGE DAY!

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    I do like some of their stuff, but regardless if I like anything from them or not, it's a shame to see a company go under.
     
  10. KR~!

    KR~! The Apocalyptic Kid

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    Wasn't the Toxic Avenger huge at one point; with comics, cartoons and toys?

    I guess all that money is gone.

    oh well...
     
  11. spawningblue

    spawningblue Deadite

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    yeah but the cartoon bombed and the toys went to bargain bins. I haven't seen really anything by Troma, so I could care less what happens to them. I never heard enough praise to really check out anything they've done, although I have been meaning to see the first Toxic Avenger.
     
  12. KamuiX

    KamuiX The Eighth Samurai

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    I'll miss 'em...I loved their shit in the early days, I used to rent them all the time from mom and pop video shops. They haven't done much lately, but for nostalgia, they'll be missed if they indeed go under.
     
  13. booper71

    booper71 Lord of the Thighs.

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    Troma still has plenty of money, ya don't see Michael Herz getting skinny do you?

    Lloyd is in alot of movies himself these days.

    Tromeo & Juliet and Terror Firmer and Toxie 4 are some of my modern faves.
     
  14. The Chaostar

    The Chaostar Johnny Hallyday forever

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    The guy I think you are reffering to is not Michael Herz, just a fat actor. Herz is actually very shy and hates photos and stuff... Tromeo rocks!
     
  15. BloodMan

    BloodMan Kill Time B4 It Kills You

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    Wouldn't miss them one bit
     
  16. Chunkblower

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    The Asylum is the new Troma.
     
  17. Kolpitz

    Kolpitz Purely and Simply Evil

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    Yeah, it's Joe Fleishaker. He's in just about every Troma movie. As Chaostar said, the real Michael Herz doesn't do any publicity for the company and he's even stopped co-directing the films. As far as I know, he just handles the business end of Troma (is he to blame then?) so they have Fleishaker play him in the behind-the-scenes stuff.
     
  18. Rockmjd

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    Not really. Troma is at least original. Asylum just rips off blockbuster movies.
     
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    I don't know what all the no-talent bimbos who best "talent" is flashing their breasts are goin to do. But if there'll be more of them on the streets on New York looking for work, maybe that's a good thing.

    Bye bye Troma. Losing you wouldn't affect me one bit.
     
  20. Noto

    Noto Guest

    I welcome the end of the Tromettes, and I welcome the end of Troma even more.
     

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