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Join Us Monday, November 18th @ ~8:00PM (US/EST) Here: http://cytu.be/r/TroperCoven


For the uninitiated... A contingent of tropers (mostly from across America) holds regular get-togethers over the Interwebs on this site called Synchtube which lets individuals, such as ourselves, open and join in text-based chatrooms within typical web browsers (Firefox, Chrome, et. al.) that allow the chat participants to view YouTube videos in synchronization with everyone else present (without even needing to set up an account)... and we've decided to use said chatrooms to play cheeseball webvideos and feature-length movies found in the public domain which stretch all the way from letters B to Z, which everyone subsequently riffs on a la MST3K.

For over SEVEN years, everybody who gets involved mostly finds good enjoymentnote  in calling out tropes that are recognized in the videos and stories and coming up with jokes to fling back at whatever's happening on the screen, many of which turn into various in-jokes and running gags (a Coven Glossary is kept and maintained for everyone's help and convenience HERE) to repeat in the chat.

We're always looking for new ways to better coordinate and expand our activities and are more than happy to welcome newcomers interested in joining our gatherings.


Complete List of Past Features (and Their Respective Ratings)

Suggestions List for Future Features

Coven Glossary of In-Jokes, Memes, and Other Useful Terms to Know

Coven .gif Gallery (Our favorite moving images composed in the simplest of digital formats)

Edited by SeanMurrayI on Nov 18th 2019 at 9:54:16 AM

CompletelyNormalGuy Definitely not a weirdo from Seattle
Definitely not a weirdo
Sep 21st 2019 at 6:29:13 PM

Sorry for bailing half way through. My roommates broke the internet.

No noodles here. Just bad movies. Join us.
Sep 22nd 2019 at 7:02:44 AM

I'm gonna announce this ahead of time just because it's a big fucking deal: For the first time EVER, we're gonna be running THE famous, original (both more famous and more original than Ray's Pizza) 1966 spaghetti western Django, directed by Sergio Corbucci and starring Franco Nero... and we're gonna be getting to it TOMORROW NIGHT! The movie will truly be a rite of passage...


In other news, our annual Barbarian Brothers Weekend rolls on tonight with our personal favorite, Double Trouble...

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BonsaiForest This tiny forest is where all the action is! from The woods
This tiny forest is where all the action is!
Sep 23rd 2019 at 6:13:47 AM

So I found two treasures this weekend.

One is excellent preshow fodder from the early TMNT days called "The Mystery of the Cliffs", officially commissioned in order to champion land preservation.

The other is a lovely bit of z-grade action nonsense that is essentially Rambo, but with a Native American character and a similar theme. Apologies for the weirdly cropped trailer, but it's the only one I could find. Behold, Thunder [1983]:

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Sep 23rd 2019 at 9:06:08 AM

As I had mentioned yesterday... Get psyched tonight for a true right of passage.

We may have nearly 2000 movies under our belt, but that doesn't mean ANYTHING when we still haven't seen Django (Yes, the original)!

For better or for worse, that problem will finally be rectified tonight.

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Sep 23rd 2019 at 4:30:11 PM

Alright, we're starting off with one final blare of the Time Trumpet.

Then, at the top of the coming hour, we sit back and take in Franco Nero as the original Django!

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~I-Teleported-Bread ~lewattoo ~Colonel Cathcart ~Completely Normal Guy ~Mystic Eclectic ~Shippudentimes ~Space Wolf ~Tomodachi ~iflewaway ~fredhot16 ~A Sus Nun Company ~JLPV

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BonsaiForest This tiny forest is where all the action is! from The woods
This tiny forest is where all the action is!
Sep 23rd 2019 at 4:31:20 PM

Something is wrong. The site isn't loading correctly for me. It shows my login name but NOW ITS WORKING WTF

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ASusNunCompany Lord of the Cheese Whiz from A ditch near the Strip, Las Vegas, NV Relationship Status: Non-Canon
Lord of the Cheese Whiz
Sep 23rd 2019 at 4:39:29 PM

[up] [up] [up] [up] If you think that's weird, wait till you get an earful of Galaxina, which my mom, John and I watched on her birthday last Wednesday because she finds the movie and all its awfulness hysterical (which it was, but that's not the point).

A police cruiser of slackers - including cynical Captain Cornelius Butt, more-or-less secondary main character Sergeant Thor, literal space cowboy Buzz, bat-human alien mechanic Maurice, I dunno what he does besides smoke space opium Sam Wo, and titular sex bot slash maid main protagonist Galaxina - is told to pick up a special magic crystal snow globe thing called the Blue Star-

Ah-ahhh

-from a dangerous planet where they worship a Harley-Davidson (yes, really), held by clearly-not-Darth-Vader. It's bizarre, a tiny bit extremely sexist, and overall a perfect candidate for this.

Everybody knows Heaven is a place on Earth, but so is Hell! It's true, look it up.
Sep 24th 2019 at 8:55:25 AM

[up]Now this is what I want to see more of!

Anyway, I've been holding out on this one for years, and tonight I'm finally relenting. One word: Redline.....

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BonsaiForest This tiny forest is where all the action is! from The woods
This tiny forest is where all the action is!
Sep 24th 2019 at 4:31:59 PM

[up]Nathan Barley is in pre-show. A Chris Morris show.

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Sep 25th 2019 at 9:09:55 AM

[up][up][up]Also, this is a movie I (and everybody else) has GOT to see!

Anyway, it took me a bit longer to realize this than it should have, but tonight's movie is actually from the director of Django ([awesome][awesome][awesome][awesome], if you missed it Monday), Sergio Corbucci.

A police officer is exposed to nuclear radiation and walks away with superpowers (his only weakness is looking at the color red, which makes him lose his superpowers).

Starring Terrence Hill as the supercop and Ernest Borgnine! According to IMDb, this movie aired frequently on HBO in the 80's, and coincidentally, this movie is coming to us tonight in the form of an old recording from one such broadcast (in 1983).

Meet Super Fuzz...

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Sep 25th 2019 at 4:29:17 PM

Alright, we'll get rolling with another episode of Nathan Barley.

Then, at the top of the coming hour, Terrence Hill is the super cop who cannot be stopped (unless he sees the color red) in Super Fuzz.

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Sep 26th 2019 at 9:55:37 AM

Got a little sidetracked following the news right now.

Anyway, tonight, we welcome the beginning of Autumn and tease our coming Halloween Season with The Halloween Tree...

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BonsaiForest This tiny forest is where all the action is! from The woods
This tiny forest is where all the action is!
Sep 26th 2019 at 4:30:03 PM

Tonight, we get to visit The Halloween Tree, based on a kids' book written by Ray Bradbury of all things.

Before that, more adventures on a neverending train.

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~lewattoo ~Noaqiyeum ~Finger Puppet ~Colonel Cathcart ~Completely Normal Guy ~TAPETRVE ~Rockonman ~Mystic Eclectic ~Shippudentimes ~Space Wolf ~Maple Samurai ~Tomodachi ~Germi91 ~iflewaway

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BonsaiForest This tiny forest is where all the action is! from The woods
This tiny forest is where all the action is!
Sep 26th 2019 at 6:14:06 PM

It got a ★★★ from us, with most of us voting 3. Chey joined us this time as well.

Hot damn, what a disturbing movie.

Edited by BonsaiForest on Sep 26th 2019 at 9:15:21 AM

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Prometheus136 What's eatin' you, chief? from Yoknapatawpha County Relationship Status: It's so nice to be turned on again
What's eatin' you, chief?
Sep 26th 2019 at 6:47:13 PM

Damn, I only just now realized Sid Haig died.

Edited by Prometheus136 on Sep 26th 2019 at 9:47:56 AM

War is God.
Sep 27th 2019 at 9:51:19 AM

[up]Yeah, I didn't hear about that, either, until you had texted me last night. Anyway...

Oh, HO-OH-HOOOOoooooooooo...

We got some Godfrey Ho schlock to look forward to this Kung Fu Friday, so you know what you're getting into:

Introducing Ninja, Force of Assassins...

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fredhot16 from Baton Rogue, Louisiana. Relationship Status: Too sexy for my shirt
Sep 27th 2019 at 9:52:24 AM

Marine, Force of Soldiers.

Suspension of disbelief: I can believe in time travel but it still has to make sense.
Sep 27th 2019 at 4:29:11 PM

Oh, HO-OH-HOOOOOooooooooo...

Once more unto the breach, dear friends, for Kung Fu Friday and an all-familiar hit of Godfrey Ho in the form of Ninja, Force of Assassins.

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~I-Teleported-Bread ~lewattoo ~Colonel Cathcart ~Completely Normal Guy ~Mystic Eclectic ~Shippudentimes ~Space Wolf ~Tomodachi ~iflewaway ~fredhot16 ~A Sus Nun Company ~JLPV

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BonsaiForest This tiny forest is where all the action is! from The woods
This tiny forest is where all the action is!
Sep 28th 2019 at 7:48:12 AM

So apparently the sequel to The Girl, which we watched (there are multiple movies with that name, but I'm talking about the one we saw where adult Dipper Pines kept a woman chained up in his shed for whatever reasons) will take place on a spaceship. She's an alien alright. What could the sequel possibly do?

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Sep 28th 2019 at 9:30:18 AM

[up]That's seriously getting a sequel... set in space?!?

Anyway, tonight I'm leaving behind a revisit to Troma's The Toxic Avenger Part III: The Last Temptation of Toxie. The last time we watched this, Donald Trump wasn't even "Freedomland Overlord" yet, so we'll see how this story still holds up.

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BonsaiForest This tiny forest is where all the action is! from The woods
This tiny forest is where all the action is!
Sep 28th 2019 at 4:27:57 PM

[up] Yeah, supposedly. I wonder how they could possibly expand upon that story. What a sequel could do. It's common for sequels to be "the original, but with a twist" but here, the original is literally "a messed up man keeps a space woman prisoner in his shed, and his son finds out." How could you make a sequel to that, especially in space? Will it be "a messed up man keeps a space woman prisoner on his spaceship, and his son finds out?"

Anyway, tonight we got whatever I'm adding to the preshow (the videos I uploaded are taking too long to convert), and the movie is Toxic Avenger 3. It's classic Troma trash, period.

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Sep 29th 2019 at 8:51:42 AM

Well, I know we're not gonna be ready for this (We will never be ready for this), but we've been sitting on another Logan Paul movie vehicle with all the subtlety and nuance of an utterly unimaginative dystopian "young adult" novel.

The question is, "What kind of world would we live in if children who do poorly in school were subjected to mass execution?" Well, if it means Logan Paul would be dead, then it surely can't be a totally awful thing.

Grab your drugs and booze, and be prepared for The Thinning.

Edited by SeanMurrayI on Sep 29th 2019 at 11:52:43 AM

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BonsaiForest This tiny forest is where all the action is! from The woods
This tiny forest is where all the action is!
Sep 29th 2019 at 9:04:30 AM

I just watched the Supernatural episode where the characters get sucked into a TV and end up in a Scooby Doo episode. It's really entertaining and funny, often making fun of the original show (as the Supernatural protagonists are very familiar with Scooby's tropes). I split it into two halves, so it might work as two pre-shows.

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