’s Lloyd Kaufman
is as unique as his studio is independent. Ironic, sarcastic, or provocatively caustic, Uncle Lloyd has got something to say and gets his point across on several levels simultaneously. It’s more economical. The iconic studio is renowned for cult classics like Class of Nuke ‘Em High
, Chopper Chicks in Zombietown, and Surf Nazis Must Die
, but the low-budget auteur maintained a diverse career of almost 50 years of “reel independence.”Troma
was founded in 1974 by Yale film society buddies Kaufman and Michael Herz
. Their movies were produced on tiny budgets and were proudly proclaimed to make only “the most offensive, tasteless films in the history of cinema.” Even the lowest of low budget studios aspire to the highest of standards, and those without any at all shoot for the moon.
Troma’s newest film disembowels the classics. #Shakespeare’s Shitstorm is a diarrhetic skewering of