Newswire: Exclusive: RiffTrax says “Oh, Hi!” to encores of The Room and Starship Troopers

Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy, and Bill Corbett have made a career out of laughing at bad movies. From their days on Mystery Science Theater 3000 to their current project, RiffTrax, the trio, along with a team of co-conspirators, have been talking through movies since the ’80s. And audiences love them for it, just as long as they refrain from texting during the show. Now, by popular demand, two films that have become favorites among the RiffTrax faithful—Tommy Wiseau’s The Room (originally riffed in May) and Paul Verhoeven’s Starship Troopers (originally riffed in August 2013)are returning to the big screen for special “Best of RiffTrax” one-night engagements on January 14 and January 28, respectively.

“There are certain movies that every choice the filmmaker makes is the wrong choice,” Nelson tells The A.V. Club about The Room. Corbett adds, “they’re bad in a way that …

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