Monster Madness 2012

James / September 10th, 2012

Reviewing horror films all around the month of October has been a tradition on Cinemassacre since 2007. It’s been a tough year for me personally to be able to continue it, but I love doing it so much, I can’t let it go. It’s the least I can do to celebrate the Halloween season. So yes, it’s happening. It’ll be sort of an economy version. The videos will be less frequent, although the total running length of all videos combined won’t be any shorter than the first year. Keep checking in for the video promo later this month.

Comments

  • September 10, 2012 at 10:58 am

    YAY!

  • Milk

    September 10, 2012 at 11:01 am

    Fuck yeah! So glad.

  • snafuwarui

    September 10, 2012 at 11:05 am

    please review REC, Blair Witch Project, & The Cabin in The Wood for Monster Madness 2012 James..

  • September 10, 2012 at 11:06 am

    Yay! Monster Madness really puts me in the right mindset to get excited for Halloween. Glad to see you’re willing to devote some time to it even with your busy schedule.

  • September 10, 2012 at 11:06 am

    Yes, so happy to hear it James! I always get in such a halloween mood when the Monster Madness starts. I watch it every year and when I want some extra Halloween feeling I watch the old ones. It’s a tradition, and I hope you keep going as long as you love making them.

  • September 10, 2012 at 11:07 am

    Awesome. Workin’ your ass off James, I love it

  • BrettRegister

    September 10, 2012 at 11:15 am

    This absolutely made my day – I look forward to Monster Madness all year. Thank you for keeping it up! Means a lot!

  • Tim

    September 10, 2012 at 11:18 am

    fuck yeah, this is gonna rock

  • VariXx

    September 10, 2012 at 11:19 am

    YES!

  • alf

    September 10, 2012 at 11:50 am

    Awesome James, thanks for all that hard work.

  • paisan13

    September 10, 2012 at 11:57 am

    Sounds Sweet James!!
    I’m soo looking forward to October now ^_^

  • pulseangel666

    September 10, 2012 at 12:15 pm

    Looking forward to it big time! on of the highlights of the year, thx James!

  • guille1984

    September 10, 2012 at 12:23 pm

    So it’s not going to be 1 movie review per day? more like 1 movie review per week? Well either way, we apreciate all the effort and love you put into Monster Madness

  • MrDasani

    September 10, 2012 at 12:29 pm

    Excited you’re going to keep Monster Madness going, even with how busy you are. Thanks James.

  • September 10, 2012 at 12:36 pm

    Thanks James! We all appreciate the work you put in to this site!

  • TWCHATER

    September 10, 2012 at 12:59 pm

    Excellent, I have learned a lot and I’ve become a classic horror films fan myself thank to this, I apreciate the effort.

  • Cowtipp Neo

    September 10, 2012 at 1:12 pm

    Nice, glad you’re still gonna do it. See ya in October. Cheers!

  • ZidaneTribal

    September 10, 2012 at 1:44 pm

    When I think of a event from last year, I always think of Monster Madness..

  • September 10, 2012 at 1:49 pm

    AWESOME! I can’t wait!

  • September 10, 2012 at 1:51 pm

    When you say the videos will be less frequent, do you mean it won’t be every day in October?

  • September 10, 2012 at 1:52 pm

    I appreciate all the work you put into the videos, James!

  • El Marques del Terror

    September 10, 2012 at 2:02 pm

    Dear James greetings from Mexico!! I’ve been your fan for 6 years and I’m also a big horror movies fan; every year I organize a sort of Marathon of horror movies, this year we will do it on november 2nd (Because here in Mexico we celebrate the Day of the dead) and we will have an internet page, if you wish you can check it at http://www.deslizateinteractivo.com/terror Hope you like it… have a nice day and we’ll know from each other again… in a closer point to our death…..

  • CTastic

    September 10, 2012 at 2:35 pm

    Thank you James. I just want you to know that Monster Madness is sososooo important to me. It’s one of the major reasons October is my favorite months and you’re my favorite internet personality. I registered just to thank you, so thank you.

  • Lou1148

    September 10, 2012 at 2:40 pm

    YES!! YOUR THE FUCKIN MAN JAMES!

  • Spirit31

    September 10, 2012 at 2:49 pm

    MM has become a tradition for me every year too james. me and my friend johnny love watching and discussing the movies you review every year.

    i hope a new halloween avgn happens too! i know its a lot of work, but its always worth it and appreciate all your hard work.

  • AVGNmexicanfan

    September 10, 2012 at 3:19 pm

    Im glad you wil make monster madness because I discovered the halloween series beause of it

  • diegowar

    September 10, 2012 at 3:24 pm

    Monster Madness is easily one of the best internet video series, right next to AVGN (although we can’t really compare the two). Glad to hear you love making it as much as we love watching it.

  • imaethan

    September 10, 2012 at 3:43 pm

    So psyched for this :) It’s one of my favourite things about Halloween. Definitely gets me in the Halloween spirit. Keep up the great work James!

  • MathHanson

    September 10, 2012 at 3:44 pm

    With all the chaos, I completely expected you to take the year off. The fact that you are pushing through it shows ULTIMATE committment to your fans. Let the madness countdown begin!

  • Magnum66

    September 10, 2012 at 3:53 pm

    Awesome James! Funny I was just at work earlier today and sat there thinking: I wonder if James will do Monster Madness this year? It’s something on this site I’ve never truly followed because I was always either late to the show, or just wasn’t in the mood for it. This last year or so you’ve really gotten me into classic horror type stuff and can’t wait for it. No need to stress yourself out for it though, just have fun. :)

  • NeoMaximuz

    September 10, 2012 at 3:54 pm

    Alright! Thanks James! Wouldn’t be October without Monster Madness!

  • RecAlpha

    September 10, 2012 at 4:37 pm

    Oh, YES!

    I love the October marathons. They’re awesome and they can be tiny little shorts, but it’s goodness for a month which wouldn’t be spooky for me otherwise.

  • JayRam

    September 10, 2012 at 4:57 pm

    Glad you decided to stick with Monster Madness. Look forward to it every October for 3 years now.

  • Snejku

    September 10, 2012 at 4:58 pm

    Not much of a halloween fan, but a great fan of monster madness nonetheless.

  • Syph

    September 10, 2012 at 5:02 pm

    This is great news! I can’t wait to see what the theme is this year and I hope you know how much the fans appreciate you doing this despite your schedule. The little simple videos to stave off our ravenous hunger are a nice snack but things like Monster Madness are a real special main course.

  • Midori

    September 10, 2012 at 5:33 pm

    I’m gladd. I can’t imagine October without Monster Madness.

  • DMM_poo

    September 10, 2012 at 5:57 pm

    Fall is my favorite time of the year, Halloween is my favorite holiday (tied with Christmas, actually), and Monster Madness has become an indispensable part of the Autumn for me. This is cool news.

  • Aaron1375

    September 10, 2012 at 6:04 pm

    That’s cool news…it would have sucked if you didn’t do it this year, as I have only recently been frequenting the site.

  • True

    September 10, 2012 at 6:10 pm

    This is truly some awesome news to hear. Last years monster madness was my first one. After the first few episodes I went back and watched every single installment from the previous years. I absolutely love this series and really appreciate you finding the time this year to make it happen! Keep up the awesome work James! I can’t wait for October.

  • tsburesh

    September 10, 2012 at 6:28 pm

    Do Ghostbusters I and II No they are not scary but it fits.

  • LordGeo

    September 10, 2012 at 6:43 pm

    I’m calling it: Gamera-thon! Now that every Gamera movie can be bought on DVD in North America in their original forms, & the 90s/Heisei Trilogy is on BD, James should totally do a Gamera-thon. As much as I enjoyed the more “traditional” horror movie reviews during Monster Madness, I simply loved the Godzilla-thon & it would only be proper to do a marathon for the green guy’s biggest non-Toho rival.

  • Grizly

    September 10, 2012 at 7:24 pm

    OMFG ITS ALMOST TIME FOR MONSTER MADNESS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (you really dont know how good this news makes me feel) THANK YOU James for all the hard work and the love you share for halloween!

  • JE3MAN

    September 10, 2012 at 7:40 pm

    Well…. I waited the entire year for this confirmation…
    Best news all month

  • jwil

    September 10, 2012 at 8:34 pm

    Glad to hear it! I’ve been looking forward to MM since July or so hoping it would happen this year. You should find Joe Bob to do a cameo!

    Congrats on all your success this year and thanks for the great content!

  • juggernautakira

    September 10, 2012 at 9:42 pm

    James, this is one of your gold pieces of authenticity of your site. If you feel like youll halfass it, share the load with Mike. We like him too and wha-la, we get as many video reviews, you get your rest, Mike has some air time, everyone wins.

  • GameGenie710

    September 10, 2012 at 10:01 pm

    I look forward to Monster Madness every year and major props for being able to push through and make it happen. Great to have you back James!

  • hammerhorrortexas

    September 10, 2012 at 10:04 pm

    Hell yeah! I would like to see you review some British horror film companies work. Maybe an awesome Dr. Jekyl & Mr. Hyde movie with Christopher Lee called, I Monster by Amicus films, Tyburn films Legend of the Werewolf with Peter Cushing would be cool. Regardless, any Monster Madness videos are my favorite thing about Cinemassacre.

  • mistahtom

    September 10, 2012 at 10:06 pm

    An Overanalyzers episode dedicated to shitty movie monsters would be awesome.

  • September 10, 2012 at 10:46 pm

    fuck yeah man me and my girlfriend love monster madness lemme slurp on that crazy dong. but really, thanks.

  • ObSoLeTe

    September 10, 2012 at 10:53 pm

    Awesome news James, October just would not be the same with out it!!!

  • hb2300

    September 10, 2012 at 11:20 pm

    this just stopped me from crying and being bummed out i didnt get a chance to find out a bunch of fucking awesome movies…this dudes the real deal…i’ve been a fan since 2006, i love this dude and what he does for the internet/young people. james is a cool older brother figure that i can respect and appreciate on a higher level…

    thanks james,

    jp

  • LordKinbote

    September 10, 2012 at 11:59 pm

    So happy to hear that you’re doing Monster Madness this year! It always makes October that much better. Keep up the great work, James!

  • Keydsimon

    September 11, 2012 at 12:09 am

    Fuck yeah , MM 2012 is gonna be the bomb…

  • Old Hay

    September 11, 2012 at 12:58 am

    Before Cinemassacre, Halloween was just some annoying time when I had to shoo kids away from my door. I didn’t much care for horror movies or anything kin to them, but finally, 27 years later, I’m a Halloween junkie and it’s all thanks to James. Keep changing lives, man.

  • culwin

    September 11, 2012 at 1:10 am

    You are my hero

  • JohnnyV234

    September 11, 2012 at 1:11 am

    James you’re awesome for keeping it up. Worried you will run out of movies worthy of review one day but let’s hope not!

  • TokyoActionGo

    September 11, 2012 at 1:21 am

    Your Monster Madness videos are brilliant. I’ve learned more about horror and cinema history in general from watching them over the years. Keep em coming. Can’t wait for October

  • BorisCarloff

    September 11, 2012 at 2:13 am

    Gotta love being born in October (27). You always make me happy with Monster Madness before my birthday, Monster Madness is like, one of few video reviews, that i watch since first time, and still looking forward to watch. I hope in this year, you’ll make even greater videos, but it will be hard, since i think all of the Monster Madness videos are ones of the best videos you ever done.

  • jdshald

    September 11, 2012 at 2:47 am

    thanks james

  • Entrenaturaleza

    September 11, 2012 at 5:11 am

    Thanks james, i celebrate the decision, but just dont stress yourself too much man

  • 19Szabolcs91

    September 11, 2012 at 5:16 am

    Your Monster Madness was what made me interested in horror movies, both old and new. Keep it up!

  • metalero-a-220

    September 11, 2012 at 8:59 am

    Hi James, I’m a fan of your work … of Argentina, well, look, you should know that there are a YouTube user, not if one is done by the videos, but this posting some videos very similar to yours, stole up to the song of your intro, here is a link you can see in the robbery as well to a picture of the joker batman your video … also copied to the nostalgia critic … but that’s another topic, someone who reports this youtube user … is a thief!

  • metalero-a-220

    September 11, 2012 at 9:04 am

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rUTKlcq6T6M… this is the motherfuker!!… kill him!

  • Syph

    September 11, 2012 at 10:18 am

    @metalero-a-220 I think “Kill him” is a bit harsh. But you’re right, he is stealing other people’s stuff to make his (comparatively poor quality) videos and should be reported for it. But why did you post this in the Monster Madness comments and not e-mail James directly?

  • MercerDrake

    September 11, 2012 at 10:32 am

    Hell yes! I’ve been eagerly waiting to see if you would be able to do it this year. Monster Madness is easily my favorite series (all respect to the Nerd which I have been enjoying since the beginning).

  • JasonVoorhees

    September 11, 2012 at 10:32 am

    Yes! I’ve been hoping you’d do one all year.

  • stoney_1

    September 11, 2012 at 12:40 pm

    YES!!! Monster Madness forever!!!!

  • WonTooMany

    September 11, 2012 at 12:51 pm

    Fabulous! I was hoping to be able to follow Monster Madness this year by watching all the films you review throughout the month. So this news is very welcoming. Keep up the great work, it is very much appreciated.

  • mtue98

    September 11, 2012 at 3:11 pm

    Monster madness. my favorite thing on cinemassacre.

  • September 11, 2012 at 4:01 pm

    Monster Madness…Nobody reviews crap better than you. I can hardly wait to see what you have picked for this years line up! WOOO!!!

  • aroundthefur33

    September 11, 2012 at 4:18 pm

    my favorite thing to do in october, come home from work and watch the newest Monster Madness, have you thought about doing on on the House of the Long Shadows…good movie nearly impossible to get

  • MelancholyAcid

    September 11, 2012 at 4:35 pm

    I’ve scrolled through your site and saw every monster madness, loved the crap out of them even though horror scares the living shit out of me. :) Thanks for putting in the effort, and take the time to do them. :)

  • metalero-a-220

    September 11, 2012 at 6:24 pm

    sorry, im new… como puedo hacer para informarlo directamente? es que publique en donde pude primero… y estaba furioso, ya que este sujeto me segura que james es quien le roba las ideas… en su pagina de facebook: huerfano producciones.
    anyone can help me?

  • metalero-a-220

    September 11, 2012 at 6:27 pm

    sorry, im new … and I can do to report it directly? is that post where I first … and was furious, because I sure this guy is james who steals ideas … on his Facebook page: huerfano producciones.
    anyone can help me?…
    sorry for the inconvenience of my comments where they have nothing to do

  • elcalvo

    September 11, 2012 at 8:02 pm

    Hey James…audio man, audio…that’s the way to go.

  • elfang0r

    September 11, 2012 at 8:08 pm

    James, you are our hero

  • TomM

    September 11, 2012 at 8:09 pm

    I am so glad there is Monster Madness. October is not the same with out it. I’ve learned to love some of the movies James has mentioned during this time of the year!

  • chriswhetsell

    September 11, 2012 at 8:58 pm

    This is excellent news! I’m greatly anticipating Monster Madness. An economy size MM is just fine! Thanks James!

  • klsadfj sklfj

    September 11, 2012 at 10:05 pm

    its a shame so many kids are out of the circle.

  • ittheclown

    September 11, 2012 at 10:32 pm

    So So excited for this! This is my favorite time of the year.

  • Sinz86IROCblk

    September 11, 2012 at 10:57 pm

    Great news because after watching that “Scary Moments” video it got me thinking about monster madness and really all things Halloween. Can’t wait.

  • HandsomeHenry

    September 11, 2012 at 11:02 pm

    Thank you, James! Your Monster Madness videos are what attracted to me to this site. They are short but brilliantly narrated. This is something I look forward to every year!

  • September 11, 2012 at 11:40 pm

    SWEET!!!

  • floridaboy

    September 12, 2012 at 1:24 am

    I wonder if James is going to focus on The Hammer ?

  • cjh1977

    September 12, 2012 at 3:22 am

    i want MM dvd’s to go with my nerd dvd’s.

  • strint519

    September 12, 2012 at 5:09 am

    JOY!

  • Ben_from_G-town

    September 12, 2012 at 6:43 am

    Wow. I thought for sure you would forego doing Monster Madness this year, what with all the work going into the movie. I’m impressed! You really are a workaholic, and your fans appreciate it! Just don’t work yourself to death!

  • sZachr

    September 12, 2012 at 6:56 am

    Yes!! Monster Madness has been integral to October and Halloween the past few years.

  • someonenow1

    September 12, 2012 at 7:45 am

    I totally look forward to Monster Madness every year.

  • RX_79

    September 12, 2012 at 10:04 am

    James you must run on energizer batteries.

  • WoW

    September 12, 2012 at 11:03 am

    Yeah, new Monster Madness – episodes! I am so happy! Because without it, Halloween could not be the same.

  • PresidentJenkins

    September 12, 2012 at 11:10 am

    Good to know, maybe you can get Mike to review some horror games across multiple platforms. I’d love to see you review more horror comedies this year as well if possible. I’ve been watching a bunch and I’d like to see content based on that personally.

  • September 12, 2012 at 11:18 am

    Glad you are going through with it. I have no issue with the format where the videos might be a little longer but less frequent. I find when you have a chance to really discuss a topic and sink your teeth into it for a while it ends up being a really great discussion, and you bring in tons of insight and details that normally might not pop up in one that is half the running length. It is those details I appreciate (as well as the humor, but short or long you always manage to slip that in).

    And even if you re-use the old monster madness opening animations from a previous year (or cut a montage between the last few) instead of dedicating a ton of time animating a new one.. I appreciate what you are doing as I know between these videos and finishing off the many aspects of the film has you really insanely busy. Jees do you even game anymore?! (I do miss board james.. lol)

  • Wildcat19828

    September 12, 2012 at 12:47 pm

    I can’t wait James!

  • September 12, 2012 at 12:48 pm

    THANKS JAMES WOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • chris1993

    September 12, 2012 at 2:48 pm

    Hey James if you need some help doing the intro voice for the videos and need a preety creepy one I could help

  • September 12, 2012 at 5:08 pm

    I CAN’T WAIT FOR MONSTER MADNESS!!! JAMES YOU’RE THE BEST!

  • walterwhite

    September 12, 2012 at 5:34 pm

    dude please keep monster madness going for as long as possible, its the only good thing about fucktober

  • Crust

    September 12, 2012 at 7:09 pm

    Looking forward to Monster Madness, James! Thanks!

  • gamer025

    September 12, 2012 at 7:38 pm

    Though I’d rather have a video to watch each day, especially in the morning with breakfast, I’d rather have this version of MM than no MM at all. Thanks for keeping October awesome.

    Cheers.

  • September 12, 2012 at 9:12 pm

    You should Review The Loved Ones, great aussie slash flick.

  • maestrochulo

    September 12, 2012 at 10:05 pm

    You should review the 1986 cult classic “Night of the Creeps”,which is a kick-ass movie and probably the inspiration for James Gunn’s “Slither”,another kick-ass fuckin’ movie you should review as well,lol

  • popculturist

    September 12, 2012 at 10:36 pm

    Hey, do what you can James. We all know you’re hard at work on so many things. Anything you put out will be appreciated and awesome as usual. Keep up the great work!

  • flaco_bey

    September 13, 2012 at 12:12 am

    I’VE REGISTERED JUST TO POST THIS: PLEASE review more classic movies (pre-60′s ones). They’re my favorites.

  • Haxornator

    September 13, 2012 at 12:14 am

    Mike is awesome as well, don’t listen to all the QQ’ers.

    Keep up the good work guys!

  • flaco_bey

    September 13, 2012 at 12:14 am

    Also, you should do more movie commentaries like the White Zombie one (another Lugosi movie? that’d be awesome). That was the video that got me into the whole horror movie genre, ESPECIALLY the classic monster movies.

  • ThomasM

    September 13, 2012 at 12:25 am

    More screen time for Mike! Thanks!

  • Stefanoragnopazzo

    September 13, 2012 at 6:22 am

    Less videos, more length each? I’m in.

  • Azdrerios Entertainment

    September 13, 2012 at 7:15 am

    Your dedication is astounding, James! Keep up the good work.

  • Doogrisa

    September 13, 2012 at 9:42 am

    Im looking forward to it. Thank for everything Mike and James.

  • Jean Kiraly

    September 13, 2012 at 10:44 am

    Thanks James! Those are my favorite videos on cinemassacre! I’m really excited and waiting anxiously to see what movies you will review this time! I am sure this is really time consuming and more dificult this time since you said this year is being a though one for you, so thanks a lot for doing this to us cinemassacre fans! You guys are awesome!

  • requounet

    September 13, 2012 at 11:15 am

    I know it’s a lot to ask, but I’d be really grateful if you could post an Avgn episode during october.

  • wickeddr

    September 13, 2012 at 11:34 am

    to james and Mike bic?

  • TrevorHarley

    September 13, 2012 at 11:52 am

    keep up the good work james and mike, you are an inspiration

  • Erwinator

    September 13, 2012 at 4:14 pm

    I don’t know how much I can thank you , James. Watching horrormovies is one of my hobbies and with Monster Madness , I learn some new great ones.
    So I really want to give you new titles to watch , but what havent you seen?
    Maybe the Lucio Fulci-movies? I’d love to see them this year.

    Sorry for grammar :)

  • Erwinator

    September 13, 2012 at 4:20 pm

    And please review :
    Rec
    New York Ripper
    Zombie Flesh Eaters
    From beyond
    Black Sabbath
    Tokyo Gore Police
    Hobo with a Shotgun
    Henry
    Vampyr (by Carl TH Dreyer)
    Trollhunter
    Poultrygeist:Night of the Chicken Dead

  • Xiaotuo

    September 13, 2012 at 10:02 pm

    Please review “The Sinful Dwarf”

    Thanks!

  • Effin Robot

    September 14, 2012 at 12:35 am

    It means a lot for you to still try to keep it up even though you’ve been so busy. I know what it’s like – sometimes it would be so easy to throw your hands up and just put it to the side, but you know that it means a lot to your fans. I thoroughly appreciate you for that. I look forward to Monster Madness every year, and it never disappoints. Thank you James!

  • Benobot99

    September 14, 2012 at 1:12 am

    Looking forward to it James! And keep Mike on Youtube, he is doing a fine job keeping the channel active. (I also love his title cards for AVGN stuff) I really want to see the movie, and I’m also going to buy the full DVD set as a personal Christmas gift to myself and you. Cheers from an 18 year old in Canada! (Also, I landed the Top Gun plane 1st try, LOL.)

  • Rodrigo Esparza

    September 14, 2012 at 1:31 am

    I have being waiting for this videos all year long since the previous Cinemassacre Monster Madness. I can understand you guys don’t making them this year, and the fact that you aren’t, i mean, you aren’t giving up on them this year it’s just fantastic. I don’t care about the length, as long as you guys had fun doing them i’m sure they’ll be awesome, so thank you very much for continuing the tradition : D.

  • moleman124

    September 14, 2012 at 3:18 am

    Can you do Peter Jacksons earlier work. Bad Taste, Brain Dead!, Meet the Feebles and then frightners.

  • moleman124

    September 14, 2012 at 3:25 am

    Wait Braindead is called, Dead Alive in the states I think! Please showcase this movie to the world James.

  • WiseYuri

    September 14, 2012 at 4:43 am

    don’t worry about having to do a redux version of Monster Madness, i’m just glad you are doing it this year too, at this point i see it as a tradition (also, thanks because MM really sparked up my passion for this genre), but i understand is hard to keep on working on it, if you work, have a normal life and stuff, you have very little time for “extras” like this.
    But it’s great to see you have a real passion for this, and even if you’re busy, you’re gonna do it anyways, in a way or another.

    Btw, nice video to get in the halloween/MM mood already. ;)

  • WiseYuri

    September 14, 2012 at 4:45 am

    Sorry, the last line was about the Universal Monster Family video, wrote it here by error. XD

  • September 14, 2012 at 6:21 am

    Nice that you have the time to make this years monster madness!!! Always looking foward to the vids!!:D

  • September 14, 2012 at 8:00 am

    Mike isn’t that bad. he just isn’t no James, of course who is……….glad to hear there will be a monster madness

  • gersonazgo

    September 14, 2012 at 10:01 am

    Now that’s some good news.

  • madthedj

    September 14, 2012 at 10:27 am

    I think most fans expected this, James, and no one in their right mind would hold it against you. 31 reviews in a month, even as short as they were, is a ton of work even when you had the time, so with the movie in the works, that’s just too much to ask of anyone.
    Don’t burn yourself out trying to please us. Do what you can, get the movie done and know your fans are behind you.

  • luconator

    September 14, 2012 at 5:13 pm

    I started watching Monster Madness in its first year (2007) and I was 15, now I am 20 years old and still, each year, I’m waiting once more for what has become the most amazing Halloween Tradition of all time! Not only does it celebrate Halloween itself, it honors the movies I love to watch and helps me find new ones all over the season. I hope this stays a tradition for a long time. Thank you for your time and efforts James!

  • fanfromthebeginning

    September 14, 2012 at 7:40 pm

    KEEP IT UP JAMES! Halloween season is my favorite time of year and your reviews keep me in the spirit. My october is filled with James reviewed movies! Do your thing James

  • Sir_NutS

    September 14, 2012 at 11:36 pm

    Thank you James, this is why your fans love you!

  • TeamJRod

    September 15, 2012 at 1:38 am

    Review “Prince of Darkness.” It’s a truly underrated gem by John Carpenter. The cast, minus Donald Pleasence, is pretty bleh… but the story is pretty complex, well-written, and has a number of very freaky moments.

  • Desslok

    September 15, 2012 at 3:38 am

    I cant say that I’m shocked. I do a (written) Horror and Monster DVD movie review every year, and that’s a ton of work that goes into just that, so I cant imagine how much work 31 videos would take.

    That said, Monster Madness is the highlight of my Halloween and I would be very sad if you didn’t come through this year..

  • aokelly

    September 15, 2012 at 12:26 pm

    Thanks for your hard work James! My wife and I have followed you since your first season of the Nerd. We love Monster Madness and we absolutely can’t wait to purchase your Angry Nerd movie when you’re done with it!

    Good luck, don’t burn yourself out man!

  • PaxMan24

    September 15, 2012 at 6:02 pm

    Monster Madness is one of my favorite events of the year. So psyched that you have time to do it.

  • September 16, 2012 at 4:17 am

    Hi James,

    Greetings from France. Can’t wait this year’s Monster Madness.
    I don’t know if your into playing guitar but did you notice this ?
    http://i.ebayimg.com/t/ESP-LTD-BELA-LUGOSI-DRACULA-TALES-FROM-THE-GRAVE-GUITAR-CASE-NEW-RARE-/00/s/NDUzWDcwMA==/$T2eC16hHJIQE9qUHu0VFBP+L%29ZHJHw~~60_3.JPG

    Pretty instrument to celebrate Halloween and Bela Lugosi ! (note : I am NOT affiliated to ESP or any brand, and I don’t sell guitars. Just wanted to tell you about this in case you missed it)

    Anyway, I love your work (The Dragon in my Dreams was so touching. It blew my mind) and can’t wait to see AVGN The Movie. But before that, take care.
    Bastien

  • Mr.Amazing42

    September 16, 2012 at 8:28 am

    James, I truly hope you can contiue these because they are some of things that make Halloween great!

  • CarlosD89

    September 16, 2012 at 12:17 pm

    What’s economy? lol but its gonna be awesome to have it. I miss round the clock stuff but I’m glad to have monster madness. Hopefully when you’re done with the movie we can get a full blown mega monster madness next year!!

  • September 16, 2012 at 8:30 pm

    YES!! MONSTER MADNESSS!!!!

    Hey James, you’re the FUCKING MAN! I look forward to monster madness every year. And every year I’ve NEVER been disappointed. Keep up the good work, my man. Just don’t burn yourself out again, please, if not for the fans and the content and all that, do it for your health. I know that should be reversed, but James, you seem like the kind of guy that would put his work and his fans before his health, that’s why I have it in that order.

    Looking forward to MOOOOONNNNSSTEEERRRR MADNESS!!!!!

  • September 16, 2012 at 9:44 pm

    This guy!!!! Having a very busy year, still making the time for a nice good ol’ Monster Madness!!!!! Woo-hoo!! Personally, with lots of people discrediting Motherfucking Mike (after all – boo hoo – he’s not – boo hoo – James – boo hoo), I think his clips are awesome! His posts a nice addition to the game community. To the point, funny, lots of know-how on games from all ages. It’s Motherfucking Mike!

    Just a couple of weeks, Cinemassacres and Cinemassacrettes :D, and it’s MONSTER DAMNESS… erm, MADNESS!!!

    Keep up the good work!

  • BigMacSama

    September 17, 2012 at 12:47 pm

    Hey, Mr. Rolfe. I apologize for asking you this. But for your upcoming Cinemassacre Monster Madness 2012 reviews in October, would you like to take upon my honorable request to do “The Omen” series? I would like to see what your thoughts are in that film in general. If you do so, I personally thank you for taking upon my request. If not, it’s cool with me. But I do look forward to seeing what movies you’ll review next month during Halloween.

  • Deeke

    September 17, 2012 at 4:10 pm

    I finally remember what Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness reminds me of: Monster-vision with Joe Bog Briggs!

    That old TNT late-night horror special that would feature old-newish horror movies. Mostly bad ones, but it was still great.

  • slagmire

    September 17, 2012 at 5:41 pm

    Aw, hell yes James!

    I’m glad to hear that even with all the movie stuff going on, you’re still wanting to do another year of Monster Madness – I know I’m not the only one that appreciates it! Is there anything we (the fans) can do to help out?

  • shitstorm84

    September 18, 2012 at 2:05 pm

    it is going to be you doing this 1 james ?

  • Lord Igos263

    September 18, 2012 at 3:27 pm

    I can’t be angry or unhappy about James being absent or Mike doing

    videos in his place. I think Mr. Matei is was most can called James’ right

    hand man. I will say James proved his loyality & respect to the fans

    when James began his quest to bring a movie of his own creation into

    reality. He couldn’t personally do it alone & so his family, friends like

    Mike Matei, the fans he has made worldwide & even the guys from

    TGWTG offered some help in his travels. I think we can all wait a little

    longer.

  • Haseo55

    September 18, 2012 at 10:04 pm

    Cant wait for what you have instore for us this year.

  • September 19, 2012 at 11:29 am

    I’m not even really a horror movie fan but I have seen everyone of these reviews. Glad to see it will be coming back again. :)

  • HorrorUnleashed13

    September 19, 2012 at 12:11 pm

    I can’t wait for Monster Madness. That would be awesome Ginger Snaps (2000) and I Spit On Your Grave (original, 1978) get reviewed.

  • MrStaypuft

    September 20, 2012 at 2:19 am

    I would like to see you review a bunch of movies that no one has heard about and give them a rating. Suggest movies to watch in their place if a movie really sucks or even simular ones as well so we all can improve our movie knowledge and libraries.

  • Joel

    September 20, 2012 at 5:12 am

    Looking forward to it, James & Mike. :-)

  • Clutchkman

    September 20, 2012 at 2:06 pm

    Reading some of the comments, I realized that you have the most intelligent, thoughtfull, and interesting fans of anybody or anything I’ve ever seen!! They’ve already said everything that I wanted to say about Monster Madness, and I think that’s a great reflection on you. So I’ll just shut up and say that I’m looking forward to it too!! And I’m proud to be among your fans.

  • September 22, 2012 at 1:07 pm

    Fxckin’ a yesh, james. I was worried you weren’t able to do it this year. Don’t overdo yourself.

  • disc0stuart

    September 24, 2012 at 8:28 pm

    sweeeeet

  • RolandRED

    September 25, 2012 at 9:30 pm

    All I can say is I wish I found Cinemassacre sooner. I have only been aware of it’s existence for about a year. I of course have gone through all of the AVGN and movie reviews during that time. I, unlike alot of James’ fans, actually prefer his reviews/commentary on horror films than his video game stuff. Don’t get me wrong.. I love his video game reviews. Talking about old school nintendo games gives me all sorts of great nostaligic feelings. But not as much as old school horror films :) I grew up on this stuff.

    MONSTER MADNESS is just terrific. It’s easily the best halloween tradition on the internet. I geeked out hardcore about the Godzilla-thon.. I think that was the best one so far.

    Anyway, this site is great. James is awesome. He’s the kind of guy I could grab a beer with and talk to for hours.

    Thanks for doing this James. This is my first post, and I just wanted to express my appreciation.

  • RolandRED

    September 25, 2012 at 9:33 pm

    p.s.

    October is vast approaching! When is the trailer for MONSTER MADNESS going to be available?

  • rustinpeace1992

    September 28, 2012 at 12:18 am

    I love the 80s horror films Can’t wait the 1st of oct

  • Titanium_Frost

    October 1, 2012 at 9:38 pm

    I saw it was October and I knew two things. Fall Festival in Evansville, IN and Monster Madness time! I’ve been a fan for years, keep up the great work James!

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