Titans of Terror Tournament

Mike / October 31st, 2011

These videos will be simple looks at the movies and which actors killed each other on-screen the most often, done in a tournament style, with day by day elimination. It’s nothing too special, just something I whipped up quick as a little extension to Monster Madness.
Stay tuned for new AVGN video soon, although it’s not really AVGN, as I step out of character to talk about my real memories with a certain game.
Watch this video on Blip

Comments

  • moy

    October 31, 2011 at 1:51 am

    can’t wait

  • Scottish_rebel

    October 31, 2011 at 1:54 am

    looks pity decent .

  • Acheron_iD

    October 31, 2011 at 1:55 am

    Definitely looking forward to this, it’ll be a great way to get my fix now that Monster Madness is done

  • Vunjak

    October 31, 2011 at 1:56 am

    Oh my goodness thank you James. I was hoping you would surprise us with some more horror treats!

  • chaosami

    October 31, 2011 at 2:00 am

    ohhh FUN!

  • Brian

    October 31, 2011 at 2:05 am

    Im gonna guess Lugosi wins.

  • BailTenn

    October 31, 2011 at 2:06 am

    Hell Yeah!
    Dedication from James right there.

  • PD

    October 31, 2011 at 2:15 am

    Great! A very creative review concept. Good luck with the review James and thanks very much for your hard efforts.

  • sporpigal

    October 31, 2011 at 2:18 am

    I’am going with Lugosi here

  • Knawi

    October 31, 2011 at 3:20 am

    Peter Cushing kills them all! :p

  • MireMare

    October 31, 2011 at 4:04 am

    Lol, I thought it was going to be a documentary about the legendary actors going into their lives and roles. Maybe detailing the similarities and contrasts with their on screen characters. Some history on the actors, their backgrounds, their greatest roles, their finest performances and their slow descent into cheesy schlock. Something like the BBC’s A History Of Horror from last year but no, this is Cinemassacre… It’s a face-off, it’s a battle, it’s all out war!

    Never, as ever, predictable.

  • MireMare

    October 31, 2011 at 4:17 am

    Also noticed the American flag in the background there, this is a world war not a civil war damnit.

    Lugosi and Lorre were born in Hungary. Rathbone, South African to English parents. Cushing, Lee and Karloff also Englishmen. Although Karloff had some Indian in there, that’s why he had that great jawline and permanent tan. Lucky chap.

    Still, Chaney and Price were American of course, although with Price you’d never know it from his voice.

    America vs Hungary vs England! Place your bets.

  • smithpat989

    October 31, 2011 at 4:45 am

    I hope Vincent Price wins. He’s my favorite horror movie actor of all time.

  • LicaWolf

    October 31, 2011 at 4:50 am

    By that time I would probably be feeling the withdrawal syndrome from the Monster Madness videos :P So this is perfect, looking forward to it.

  • October 31, 2011 at 5:16 am

    Bela Lugosi
    Christopher Lee
    Boris Karloff
    Vincent Prie
    one of those i hope wins

  • kingallaoy

    October 31, 2011 at 5:31 am

    Christopher BEE
    is the man
    if he can’t do it
    then Fred Fucks can
    …………..
    …………..
    …………..
    …………..
    FRED FUCKS

  • kane117

    October 31, 2011 at 6:50 am

    That springboard video won’t load at all for me, and I’ve tried bringing it up on both Firefox and Internet Explorer. I don’t know if it’s just an issue with my computer or if other people are having trouble, but I have to say that it’s annoying to be left out of the loop because of some stupid software issue.

  • ramo10

    October 31, 2011 at 7:30 am

    Holy shit! It like a Monster Madness bonus and I thought It was all over by now :D and I agree with Filmmassacre,
    Bela Lugosi
    Christopher Lee
    Boris Karloff or
    Vincent Prie
    (+ Peter Cushing for me) should win!

  • Hydrassas

    October 31, 2011 at 9:17 am

    My first nephew was born on Halloween woot!

  • super.ca.i.n

    October 31, 2011 at 9:39 am

    Another horror series? come on! Halloween is over! lets move on!

  • Paul Dower

    October 31, 2011 at 9:59 am

    oh yeah gonna be awesome

  • October 31, 2011 at 10:05 am

    Nice James, You’re doing a Monster Bowl. Joe Bob Briggs would be proud.

  • October 31, 2011 at 10:33 am

    Wow I can’t wait, this will be so much fun!
    But James, why do you start on November 6, I’m guessing you want a little break after Monster Madness, but is it anything special about the 6th?

  • October 31, 2011 at 10:36 am

    @kane117 I’ve heard that a couple of people have problems with the Springboard videos, but under all the videos there is a link that says “Watch this video on Blip”, so you can watch it there!

  • egonschuster

    October 31, 2011 at 11:12 am

    instant classic

  • NerdyScholar

    October 31, 2011 at 3:34 pm

    Hm.. Cristopher Lee or Peter Cushing should win, i think.
    Also, 0:47-0:50, what movie are this clips from? Can’t recognise it, but looks pretty badass.

  • October 31, 2011 at 3:40 pm

    Too awesome! I can’t wait!

  • ccoxe0

    October 31, 2011 at 3:44 pm

    CHRISTOPHER LEE!!!

  • arklon

    October 31, 2011 at 4:01 pm

    Its great that you have a clip from Madhouse in there, Peter Cushing and Vincent Price both in a horror film about the horror genre and it’s stars? Pure awesome sauce!

  • Desperado

    October 31, 2011 at 4:02 pm

    Yeiii!!! awesome!!!
    You talk about classic horror movies tournament, it could be fun if you and your friends make a tournament about classic horror monsters vs now-a-days monsters!

    You have Dracula vs Frankenstein or Freddy vs Jason or Godzilla vs King Kong, really good, epic and done, but imagine, put Freddy Krueger against Dracula, or Jason Voorhees vs Frankenstein or Van Helsing helping Dr. Loomis vs Michael Myers, you have a lot of options! Think about it

    Live from Mexico, this is El Mariachi from Desperado!

  • October 31, 2011 at 5:16 pm

    For overall badassery, I’d say it’s Peter Cushing. His Van Helsing is my favorite version of that character.

  • HotelSoap

    October 31, 2011 at 7:40 pm

    This starts on my birthday! Oh how awesome. Definitely an awesome way to start my birthday by waking up and watching this.

  • Allen Lucas

    October 31, 2011 at 9:52 pm

    @NerdyScholar
    It’s from Madhouse with Vincent Price. Haven’t seen it yet but plan to.

    Some extra Monster Madness? Yes please!

  • hillbillyhatfield

    October 31, 2011 at 9:58 pm

    I’m glad vincent price is listed. He is in some of my all time favorite movies(who ever reviews The Monster Club, Theater of Blood, or Cry of the Banshee), but is alot of times not mentioned with the others since he did comedy as well as horror. He is usually neglected because of this. It’s hard to compare batman’s egghead to the likes of lee, cushing, legosi, and the others.

  • October 31, 2011 at 11:05 pm

    I’ve always had a soft spot for Vincent Price…

  • November 1, 2011 at 12:44 am

    Peter Cushing always seems to take his roles super seriously. (Of course he takes it seriously, he’s a professional!) But I mean that when I watch him, especially as Van Helsing, I believe that HE believes every word he’s saying.

    And Vincent Price, holy shit, I always get this feeling that he ENJOYS being the prince of horror. And that he has a little bit of a nutty side to him. Not crazy as in “I’ll cut you into little pieces and make a coin purse from your scrotum” and not crazy as in “Napoleon chasing invisible fairies with a butterfly net”. Like, somewhere in the middle, a little eccentric, a little sinister, wrapped in a dark macabre shell.

    I can’t wait to see this vid next week!

  • Herbalwizard

    November 1, 2011 at 1:30 am

    cant wait for this

  • November 1, 2011 at 2:20 am

    Vincent Price all the way!

  • reviewEager

    November 1, 2011 at 3:46 am

    Awesome!

  • super.ca.i.n

    November 1, 2011 at 4:14 am

    As i said, Halloween is already over, so its time to move on! what about some reviews on movies based on videogames instead? ive been waiting to see that for so long. I would like to hear your opinion about the SMB movie, Mortal Kombat, Street Fighter, etc.

  • TheAceofSpadez

    November 1, 2011 at 5:18 am

    This. Is. Awesome.

  • kane117

    November 1, 2011 at 5:20 am

    Thanks for posting this video on Blip, Mike. : )

  • Omren

    November 1, 2011 at 5:22 am

    Awesome, can’t wait!

  • sweetestsadist

    November 1, 2011 at 5:24 am

    I love how you devised a mathematical formula for this tournament and didn’t base it on performance or quality of film. Brilliant.

  • chimeradave

    November 1, 2011 at 7:50 am

    Cushing should win since he killed everyone on Alderaan. :)

  • Texshi

    November 1, 2011 at 7:52 am

    I Say Peter Cushing He Was Grand Moff Tarkin & As Seen On Screen He Ordered A Massacre On Alderaan! Thats Some Terror In Itself!!

  • uncolober

    November 1, 2011 at 8:21 am

    This is going to be fun.

  • Michael_Syrigos

    November 1, 2011 at 9:04 am

    Hell yea!!

  • November 1, 2011 at 9:31 am

    Well, this is a bit different. I can’t wait!

    Mark Moore

    I, Carly
    a post-DOTM Transformers movieverse fanfic
    http://www.fanfiction.net/s/7343251/1/I_Carly

  • luconator

    November 1, 2011 at 10:34 am

    Thank you James!!!! I never get enough of Monster Madness every year so this will be a great fix for us fans!

  • Johnthegamer

    November 1, 2011 at 11:14 am

    It’s like a bonus monster madness, nice.:)

  • TagaZok

    November 1, 2011 at 11:27 am

    Man it’s gonna be hard to choose.. I luv Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee, Vincent Price is a good choice too…ARRrrrGgggNnnn O.O …

    Thanks for the Monster Madness bonus!

  • crossfire

    November 1, 2011 at 11:29 am

    Peter Cushing for the win. I believe the quote went, “it’s as if millions of voices suddenly cried out…and were silenced” He blew up a planet for Gods sake.

  • Seshido

    November 1, 2011 at 12:25 pm

    Boris Karloff or Peter Cushing will probably win, but I’m rooting for Peter Lorre or Vincent Price!

  • November 1, 2011 at 1:42 pm

    Yeah! Will be awesome!

  • SpearedPage

    November 1, 2011 at 1:53 pm

    What an original and exciting idea! And this comes immediately after Monster Madness? Truly James spoils us.

    Can’t wait! Thanks, James.

  • November 1, 2011 at 2:21 pm

    OMG! I can’t wait, this is awesome!

  • Bat-Jazz

    November 1, 2011 at 3:03 pm

    Can’t wait for this. I also can’t wait for the new AVGN!!! Gonna be awesome.

  • LFixxxer

    November 1, 2011 at 3:15 pm

    MW3 and Cinemassacre :D

  • jpbureau

    November 1, 2011 at 4:26 pm

    That is just Awsome :D

  • jpbureau

    November 1, 2011 at 4:27 pm

    James you ROCK

  • November 1, 2011 at 5:42 pm

    This is going to be fucking amazing.

  • SEBIOMEGAS

    November 1, 2011 at 9:53 pm

    >Yayyy! Horror theme all year long !
    \m/ ¸¸ \m/

  • Mellowtrauma

    November 1, 2011 at 10:26 pm

    Karloff has this in the bag baby!!!

  • kingdark1

    November 2, 2011 at 12:35 am

    I’m rooting for Chistopher Lee
    Thanks James this is going to be awesome

  • zachy3106

    November 2, 2011 at 12:48 am

    Forget drugs, I’m hooked on Cinemassacre!!!!!!

  • antoine 12

    November 2, 2011 at 3:22 am

    aw man. Vincent Price is my favorite. Who can top that legendary voice?

  • SenatorWaffles

    November 2, 2011 at 9:17 am

    This is going to be really neat, as I’m pretty much suffering from Halloween withdrawal (:

  • am5832

    November 2, 2011 at 11:55 am

    I love james reviews. There so good. I am also glad he introduced me to genres and films that I would have never watched or been interested in without his reviews.

  • LJNmaster

    November 3, 2011 at 10:00 pm

    Go Peter Cushing!

  • Mariusz69

    November 4, 2011 at 1:23 am

    Chris Lee is the only one of these Geezers still alive so he wins by automatic disqualification of the other contestants; that’s it, game over man. And if Christopher Lee should die in the next 2 weeks or so, I’m blaming James.

  • ognjen

    November 5, 2011 at 6:09 pm

    thanks for this James

  • jwalker67

    November 5, 2011 at 9:23 pm

    I am a huge star wars fan, so when i recognized the awesomeness that was Peter Cushings in Hammers Dracula films, it solidified Cushing as one of my personal favorites among the acting community of that time. So with that said, its safe to bet that I am willing to put my money on Cushing. He might not win though, there is some stiff competition here…..but still, I am keeping my fingers crossed…..

  • BenjaminOstermeier

    November 17, 2011 at 3:28 pm

    I love this idea! It’s a great way to extend Monster Madness, and the idea of seeing who killed each other the most (onscreen and in character, of course) is as wonderful as it is simple!

    By the way, thanks for going back to this new comment system. The original comment system was blocking me for some reason.

  • TheMaLuther

    January 3, 2014 at 2:40 pm

    My Dad said that Christopher Lee made a great Count Dracula and Peter Cushing made a great vampire killer and a good starwars charater.

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