MSTing Links: Cinematic Titanic episode 2, ‘Doomsday Machine’

After the December 2007 release of the first Cinematic Titanic episode, riffing fans had a six-month wait before the next release, “Doomsday Machine.” There are a few changes immediately noticeable, like something of an opening segment with the silhouetted Titans walking into the theater while two unknown figures drop some vague hints about the purpose of… Read More MSTing Links: Cinematic Titanic episode 2, ‘Doomsday Machine’

MSTing Links: Cinematic Titanic episode 1, ‘The Oozing Skull’

With the revival of Mystery Science Theater 3000, as well as Rifftrax and The Mads, it feels like we’re in a golden age of movie riffing. But 10 years ago, there was also a mini riffing renaissance going on. Back in 2007, Rifftrax was really hitting its stride, The Bots Are Back cartoons launched on… Read More MSTing Links: Cinematic Titanic episode 1, ‘The Oozing Skull’

Kevin Murphy on Rifftrax writing, Weird Al and This Island Earth

Tonight Rifftrax successfully funded its fifth Kickstarter. The former Mystery Science Theater 3000 team was seeking $250,000 to riff Samurai Cop, a selection of shorts featuring Paul F Tompkins, Trace Beaulieu and Frank Conniff, Mary Jo Pehl and Bridget Nelson and a super secret mystery movie that they can’t reveal the name of until the… Read More Kevin Murphy on Rifftrax writing, Weird Al and This Island Earth