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By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
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Dwayne Johnson can’t save ‘Skyscraper’ from itself: a dumb, cliched knock off of ‘Die Hard’

“This is stupid,” says Dwayne Johnson as Will Sawyer, climbing back out on the ledge of the giant building in Skyscraper, his latest action film centering on a former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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Rifftrax’s live ‘Space Mutiny’ comes to theaters June 14, June 19

RiffTrax is set to kick off a sidesplitting summer in cinemas nationwide with 1988’s “Space Mutiny.” The film was panned by Eccentric Cinema as “quite possibly the worst science fiction/space adventure More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
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‘RiffTrax to Bring a Comedic Take on Romero’s Classic ‘Night of the Living Dead’ Back to Cinemas Nationwide October 25 Only

Just in time for Halloween, movie theater audiences can enjoy a scarily hilarious riff of the movie that kicked off the zombie craze as RiffTrax’s laughter-craftsmen, Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy, and Bill More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
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Rifftrax takes aim at ‘Doctor Who The Five Doctors’ on August 17, August 24

Moviegoers should get ready to “exterminate” their boredom as the men of RiffTrax (Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy, and Bill Corbett, of MST3K fame) take on one of the most thrilling Doctor Who adventures More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, May 1st, 2017
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Rifftrax takes aim at ‘Doctor Who’ in August with ‘RiffTrax Live: Doctor Who – The Five Doctors’

The guys of RiffTrax (Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy, and Bill Corbett, of MST3K fame) take the TARDIS back to 1983 to give the full RiffTrax treatment to this well-loved feature-length episode with “RiffTrax More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, May 1st, 2017
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‘Samurai Cop’ ‘made funny’ by Rifftrax with MST3K jokers

It may be shocking to those familiar with the film, but Samurai Cop actually was quite entertaining at last week’s encore screening. Sadly for the original creators, it took MST3K alums Michael J. Nelson, More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 13th, 2017
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RiffTrax sets ‘Samurai Cop’ event for April 13, April 18

The RiffTrax crew (Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy, and Bill Corbett, of MST3K fame) return to U.S. movie theaters this spring to slice and dice Samurai Cop, the beloved z-grade action film of the early ‘90s. More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Tommy Wiseau’s ‘The Room’ returns to theaters January 19

UPDATE: Referred to as “the ‘Citizen Kane’ of bad movies,” “The Room” has received a remarkable resurgence due to the popularity of James Franco’s “The Disaster Artist” and Tommy Wiseau’s recent More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, August 22nd, 2016
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‘Mothra’ riffed by MST3K’s Michael Nelson, Bill Corbett and Kevin Murphy, encore August 23

Mothra arrived back in theaters this month, this time to be roasted by Rifftrax, Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett. From the trio at the Belcourt Theatre in Nashville, Tennessee, Mothra was mocked, More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, August 16th, 2016
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Rifftrax to take on ‘Carnival of Souls’ in October

Following the recent success of their MST3K Reunion Show, Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett take on the spooky 1962 cult classicCarnival of Souls with their unique commentary. “RiffTrax Live: Carnival More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, August 11th, 2016
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Rifftrax ‘Mothra’ coming to theaters August 18, encore set for August 23

Hide your sweaters! That giant Kaijū Lepidoptera known as “Mothra” is coming back to the big screen this August. Fresh from their landmark “RiffTrax Live: MST3K Reunion Show,” the men of RiffTrax — More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, April 18th, 2016
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Rifftrax bringing Mystery Science Theater 3000 classic ‘Time Chasers’ to cinemas in May

Dust off that time machine (and the floppy disks that run it), because this May the guys of RiffTrax — Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett (best known for the groundbreaking “Mystery Science More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, October 3rd, 2015
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Rifftrax ‘Miami Connection’: A great roast of an 80’s B-movie

The few who are familiar with the 1987 B-movie Miami Connection will know that a roasting by the Rifftrax team could only make the movie more entertaining and much funnier. The former Mystery Science Theater 3000 More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, September 25th, 2015
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Rifftrax Live ‘Miami Connection’ kicks off October Fathom Events

Don’t miss your chance to see Mike, Kevin and Bill of Mystery Science Theater 3000 fame playing live in select theaters nationwide as they sling their wisecracking commentary at the cult classic “Miami Connection.” If More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
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Rifftrax makes laughable ‘Sharknado 2’ funny and entertaining

The only thing that could save Sharknado 2, and the careers of 90210 stars Ian Ziering and Tara Reid, is getting roasted by the Rifftrax team. Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett, formerly of Mystery More...

By Zach Jones On Monday, July 6th, 2015
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Rifftrax takes aim at ‘Sharknado 2’ with Live Fathom Event on Thursday

SyFy’s Sharknado was instantly a classic “bad film” as it was released on the network in 2013, and became an obvious target for the riffing team of RiffTrax. A sequel came out in 2014, and RiffTrax More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, June 8th, 2015
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MST3K stars head to Comedy Central for ‘@midnight’ with Chris Hardwick

Mike Nelson, Kevin Murphy (Tom Servo) and Bill Corbett (Crow T. Robot) were on a little puppet show on Comedy Central from 1989 – 1996.  MST3K moved to the Sci Fi Channel (now SyFy) till 1999 and then into More...

By Stephen Nevets On Wednesday, December 24th, 2014
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‘Ninja Turtles’ beats out ‘Transformers’ on Rifftrax ‘Worst’ movie list of 2014

At RiffTrax, and formerly at MST3K, we sure know a thing or two about bad movies. In fact, we’ve spent the last eight years building up an awesome catalog of bad movies, educational shorts, and commentaries More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, December 9th, 2014
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Rifftrax ‘Santa Claus’ delivers great laughs in time for the holidays

If you missed the latest Rifftrax of the 1959 film Santa Claus, then you missed out on a wonderful night packed full of gags and laughs. Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett, best known for the cult More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014
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‘Santa Claus’ to get roasted by Mystery Science Theater 3000 stars in ‘RiffTrax Live Santa Claus’

The popular stars of Mystery Science Theater 3000 are back again this week with RiffTrax Live: Santa Claus just in time to get fans in the holiday spirit. The odd 1959 film “Santa Claus” will be “Riffed” More...


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