In celebration of the legendary Roger Corman’s 94th birthday, Shout! Factory TV has announced a weekend-long live-stream featuring a 2-day marathon with 48 hours of Roger Corman classics which will air/stream April 4-5. Continue below to check out the press release from Shout Factory that includes a list of films and more, plus a trailer for the marathon!
Shout! Factory TV Presents
Livestream Marathon Celebrating
Roger Corman’s Birthday April 4-5
Marathon to Stream 15 Classic Corman Films and Docuseries Cult-Tastic
LOS ANGELES – March 30, 2020 – Shout! Factory TV celebrates cult film icon Roger Corman’s 94th birthday with a weekend-long marathon livestream April 4 and 5. The marathon will present notable Corman films such as The Wasp Woman, Attack of the Crab Monsters, Chopping Mall, Crazy Mama and many more, alongside every episode of the Shout! Factory TV original docuseries Cult-Tastic: Tales from the Trenches with Roger and Julie Corman. The 13-part series about the life and work of Roger and Julie Corman provides viewers an extraordinary look inside the Cormans’ cinematic universe and features extensive in-depth interviews.
In Cult-Tastic, the Cormans draw upon their vast filmography and footage from over 130 films spanning seven decades. Within each episode, the legendary filmmakers share insightful stories and defining moments from their movies, recall talent and young filmmakers they fostered, as well as provide behind-the-scenes perspectives on how they produced some of the smallest budget films that went on to achieve box-office gold.
Roger Corman’s birthday marathon begins Saturday, April 4 at 12 a.m. PT and continues through the weekend. The stream can be viewed on ShoutFactoryTV.com; Shout! Factory TV’s Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV, and Android apps; and the following digital streaming platforms: Twitch, Samsung TV Plus, Comcast Xfinity, Xumo, and STIRR.
One of the most prolific and successful film producers in the history of cinema, Roger Corman’s impact on modern American film is prodigious. Referred to as “the King of the Cult film” and “The Pope of Pop Cinema,” Corman has produced more than 350 films and directed 60 others. Honored with an Academy Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2009, Corman continues to reign supreme as one of Hollywood’s most masterful and influential filmmakers.
Complete List of Corman Films Featured:
· Crazy Mama
· Saturday the 14th
· Chopping Mall
· Attack of the Crab Monsters
· Deathstalker II
· Pit Stop
· Warlords of the 21st Century
· Eat My Dust!
· The Wasp Woman (1959)
Cult-Tastic and Roger Corman’s films are also available for streaming on demand across Shout! Factory TV platforms, on ShoutFactoryTV.com; Shout! Factory TV’s Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV, and Android apps; and on various Shout! Factory TV branded channels including Tubi, Amazon Prime Channels, and the Roku Channel.
About Shout! Factory TV
Shout! Factory TV is a digital entertainment streaming service that brings timeless and contemporary cult favorites to pop culture fans. Shout! Factory TV offers an unrivaled blend of original programming and TV shows and movies curated from major studios, independent producers and its own distinctive entertainment library. The Shout! Factory TV family of channels also includes Mystery Science Theater 3000 and TokuSHOUTsu™, with more to come soon. Shout! Factory TV provides an immersive, high-quality viewing experience across a wide variety of platforms: online at ShoutFactoryTV.com, on smartphone devices, tablets and connected TV, and via apps on the Roku player, Android, Apple TV, and Amazon Fire TV. Shout! Factory TV is also available as a branded channel on Amazon Prime Channels, Comcast Xfinity, Pluto TV, Roku Premium Subscriptions, Samsung TV Plus, Tubi, and Twitch, among others. For more information, please visit ShoutFactoryTV.com.