It’s time for “RiffTrax Live: Summer Shorts Beach Party!”
RiffTrax, in association with Fathom Events will be presenting “RiffTrax Live: Summer Shorts Beach Party” in select cinema venues from coast-to-coast coast on Thu., June 15 at 8 p.m. (local time). An encore pre-recorded screening will be shown in select theaters on Tue., June 20 at 7:30 p.m. (local time).
Sven will be presenting the 1966 film “Munster, Go Home!” this Sat., April 29 at 10 p.m. Eastern/9 p.m. Central on Me-TV.
This isn’t the first time that the legendary Chicago-based horror host has shown “Munster, Go Home!” on Me-TV (from coast-to-coast). Sven had previously shown the cult feature-length Munsters film in July 2013, May 2014 and Nov. 2015.
Fellow fans of MST3K (or “MSTies”) and RiffTrax will be excited about an upcoming “cheesy movie” tradition on Thanksgiving day.
Shout! Factory TV Presents: “Mystery Science Theater 3000 Turkey Day ’16!”
Shout! Factory TV will be offering a smorgasbord of classic MST3K episodes on Thanksgiving day at Noon ET/11 a.m. CT/9 a.m. PT. This will mark the fourth year that Shout! Factory will be presenting the “Turkey Day” marathon of “Mystery Science Theater 3000” episodes, to capture the spirit of the 1991-95 Comedy Central “Turkey Day” marathons.
Six “Golden Turkeys” (as chosen by fellow MSTies)
Six popular episodes of the series will be shown, as chosen by fans of MST3K through an online poll that was conducted on the official website for the show.
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All episodes will have special “Turkey Day” wraparounds by series creator and first host of the cult series, Joel Hodgson. Hodgson will also be joined by Jonah Ray, who will be the new host of the MST3K revival (under the character of Jonah Heston). The revival of MST3K is already in production and will be available on Netflix.
Why you should watch this year’s MST3K “Turkey Day” marathon:
You will not want to miss out on this fine feast of cheesy low-budget movies, with the fine art of riffing (through the courtesy of Joel, Mike and the bots).
Shout! Factory TV Presents: “MST3K Turkey Day 2016”
Thanksgiving Day, Noon ET/11 a.m. CT/9 a.m. PT on ShoutFactoryTV.com (also available on the Shout! Factory TV app on streaming devices and the Pluto TV app)
“Young Frankenstein:” A perfect film to kick off the month of October
42 years after its general release, Mel Brooks’ “Young Frankenstein” still continues to delight audiences- both young and old. It is one of many spectacular films to kick off the Halloween season. For those that haven’t experienced Brooks’ farce on vintage horror, you will not be disappointed!
Another cult classic that is highly recommended from the writer of “Silver Screen Reflections.”
In select theaters from coast-to-coast on Wed., Oct. 5 at 8 p.m. Eastern/7 p.m. Central
MATINEE ALERT: Though “Young Frankenstein” was shown during its general release in the Frederick area back in 1974, Fathom Events’ special revival screening will not be shown in the Frederick area. Here are some nearby theaters that will be participating in this event throughout the region:
Turner Classic Movieswill be showing Mel Brooks’ “Young Frankenstein” as part of “Ouch! A Salute to Slapstick” on Tue.,Sept. 27 at 9:30 p.m. Eastern and during the network’s tribute to the late Gene Wilder on Thurs., Sept. 29 at 9:15 p.m.
Also available on DVD and Blu-Ray disc from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.