And now, on the same day that specialty label Shout! Factory announced that it had purchased the rights to MST3K with plans to revive the series in a digital space, the series' original host has launched a Kickstarter campaign asking for bad-movie fans for upwards of $2 million to crowdfund new episodes.
You might wonder which movies will get the MST3K treatment before deciding to cough up your hard-earned cash, but even Hodgson doesn't know specifics yet, telling Reddit that he hopes to circle back to missed opportunities from the '70s and '80s. That's understandable, and we'll watch whatever they wind up tackling, but what to do with the needlessly horrendous films that have been released since the show's debut? Will they just sit there, un-riffed upon? Here are 11 modern genre disasters in need of Hodgson & Co.'s signature front-row heckling.