Penguins of Madagascar
The pacing is so zany, the jokes are so rapid-fire and the sight gags are so inspired that it’s impossible not to get caught up…
Phony tears and fake vomit spewed throughout "A Tromatic Tribute to Roger Ebert," a typically kooky yet affectionate ode to the late critic from Troma Entertainment president Lloyd Kaufman. Filmed on the rainy streets of the Riviera during last year's festival, this three-minute video has resurfaced online as Troma returns to Palais Booth 24.09 to set up its headquarters for 2014.
The video tribute to Ebert sums up his legacy in a few bullet points, though the comedic and emotional highpoint occurs when Kaufman gazes at the heavens and bellows, "Roger, even if you did hate 'Mother's Day' and you liked 'Home Alone 3,' we still love you." "Mother's Day" was Troma's 1980 production that famously received a zero-star review from Ebert, in which he wrote, "After the first five minutes [...] I was ready to walk out. But no, that would have been too easy."
The TROMALUNIGHT 40th anniversary party will be held May 18th at Le Petit Majestic in Cannes.
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An obituary for Mike Nichols.
A report on Japanese animation at the 27th Tokyo Film Festival.
A report from the macing incident at yesterday's AFI screening.