Rifftrax Live Presents: Reefer Madness – Event Preview

Anyone who’s a fan of Mystery Science Theater 3000 has got to know about Rifftrax.com! It’s the ultimate web destination for those who enjoy watching today’s movies be skewered by the team that made fun of Manos: The Hands of Fate, Mitchell, The Brain that Wouldn’t Die, eleven seasons worth of other bad movies, and hundreds of shorts.

With Rifftrax, you can download hilarious commentaries by MST3K alums Mike Nelson, Kevin Murphy, and Bill Corbett, along with guest commentators like Neil Patrick Harris, Weird Al, and Joel McHale. And the jokes and barbs come fast and furious as the team take on movies like Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Avatar, The Dark Knight, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, and the Twilight series. It’s great fun and definitely worth checking out.

On August 19, 2010at 8:00pmET/7:00pmCT/6:00pmMT and 8:00pmPT in select theaters across the country, Rifftrax LIVE will be lampooning Reefer Madness (1938). The event will include the film and three never-before-seen shorts. It’s sure to be a fun time!

Reefer Madness was an educational film that was shown in schools across the country to show the dangers of smoking marijuana. My dad watched it in health class when he was in 7th grade, so the film continued its legacy decades after it was released in the late 30s. Teens becoming delinquents, eating glass, becoming monsters, it’s all here and perfect fodder for the Rifftrax team to sink their teeth into.

Don’t miss Rifftrax Live: Reefer Madness on August 19 at a theater near you. Click here for a link to theaters, showtimes, and ticket info. It’s sure to be an awesome time!

Check out Rifftrax Live: Reefer Madness, August 19, 2010 at a theater near you!!

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