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Monster Madness

Season 8 2014

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  • 2014-10-01T04:00:00Z on YouTube
  • 57 mins
  • 1 day, 5 hours, 27 mins (31 episodes)
  • United States
  • Special Interest, Talk Show
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In the series James Rolfe, known for his role as Angry Video Game Nerd, reviews a horror movie in every single day of October.

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31 episodes

8x01 Cabin in the Woods (2012)

  • Season Premiere

    2014-10-01T04:00:00Z — 57 mins

This year’s Monster Madness kicks off with Cabin in the Woods, a cliche horror archetype with unique twists.

8x02 Häxan (1922)

  • 2014-10-02T04:00:00Z — 57 mins

A creepy horror film from the silent era about devil worship and evil rituals, also known as “Witchcraft Through the Ages”.

8x03 Alice Sweet Alice (1976)

  • 2014-10-03T04:00:00Z — 57 mins

An underrated slasher film, with a masked killer.

Vincent Price hosts this bizarre sketch comedy show from the 70′s, starring various lovable monster personalities.

8x05 Night of the Creeps (1986)

  • 2014-10-05T04:00:00Z — 57 mins

An 80′s film that pays tribute to the 50′s. Alien slugs crawl into peoples’ heads and turn them into zombies.

8x06 Man Made Monster (1941)

  • 2014-10-06T04:00:00Z — 57 mins

Man-Made Monster is a science fiction horror film released by Universal Pictures. The film stars Lon Chaney, Jr. in his horror debut.

8x07 Texas Chainsaw Massacre 4 (1994)

  • 2014-10-07T04:00:00Z — 57 mins

Today we look at the most absurd horror film to feature two actors to win academy awards, Renee Zellweger and Matthew McConaughey.

8x08 Night Gallery (1969-1973)

  • 2014-10-08T04:00:00Z — 57 mins

Today we look at a TV series, Night Gallery. Rod Serling’s sub-par followup to The Twilight Zone.

8x09 The Black Cat (1981)

  • 2014-10-09T04:00:00Z — 57 mins

One of many “Black Cat” movies, based loosely on the Edgar Allan Poe story, from Italian horror director Lucio Fulci. This time, the cat is a killing machine!

8x10 The Vampire Lovers (1970)

  • 2014-10-10T04:00:00Z — 57 mins

It’s Hammer time! From Hammer Studios, comes the first in a horror trilogy about the Karnstein family, a vampire story even older than Dracula.

8x11 The Exorcist III (1990)

  • 2014-10-11T04:00:00Z — 57 mins

How does a horror series come back out of the toilet bowl, after the insanely horrible Exorcist II: The Heretic? The answer. Brad Dourif.

8x12 The Walking Dead (1936)

  • 2014-10-12T04:00:00Z — 57 mins

Boris Karloff stars as a man brought back to life in a lab, very much like Frankenstein, in this typical horror chiller from the golden age.

8x13 They Live (1988)

  • 2014-10-13T04:00:00Z — 57 mins

Roddy Piper has to lay the smackdown on some alien scum, in this tribute to 50′s B-movies. The X-ray glasses were referenced in the NES game Bart Vs. The Space Mutants.

8x14 Rodan (1956)

  • 2014-10-14T04:00:00Z — 57 mins

Time to add some kaiju action in this year’s Monster Madness. We’ve already taken care of Godzilla. Now let’s talk about another important monster from Toho.

8x15 Beetlejuice (1988)

  • 2014-10-15T04:00:00Z — 57 mins

A non-perfect, but highly enjoyable stylized nightmarish film from Tim Burton, starring Michael Keaton before he was Batman.

8x16 The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms (1953)

  • 2014-10-16T04:00:00Z — 57 mins

The original giant reptile from stop-motion master Ray Harryhausen. Pre-dates Godzilla by one year!

8x17 Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)

  • 2014-10-17T04:00:00Z — 57 mins

A highly stylized take on the classic tale, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, starring Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Anthony Hopkins and Keanu Reeves. Produced by FRED FUCHS.

8x18 Doctor X (1932)

  • 2014-10-18T04:00:00Z — 57 mins

The first color horror film!

8x19 Insidious (2010)

  • 2014-10-19T04:00:00Z — 57 mins

Today we look at a modern horror film about ghosts and possession. A young boy travels outside his body, leaving himself an open vessel for evil demons to enter.

8x20 Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932)

  • 2014-10-20T04:00:00Z — 57 mins

A minor classic from the Universal catalogue, starring Bela Lugosi. Based on an Edgar Allan Poe story.

8x21 Tourist Trap (1979)

  • 2014-10-21T04:00:00Z — 57 mins

An underrated horror flick about scary dummies and a masked killer with an inventive method of murder. Effective, but uneven. Has elements of Psycho and Texas Chainsaw Massacre.

8x22 Island of Lost Souls (1932)

  • 2014-10-22T04:00:00Z — 57 mins

Charles Laughton stars in this overlooked adaptation of Island of Dr. Moreau by H.G. Wells. Bela Lugosi stars in a minor role.

8x23 Bride of Chucky (1998)

  • 2014-10-23T04:00:00Z — 57 mins

The “so bad it’s good” movie from my generation. The killer doll Chucky is back, and more funny and likable than ever. See our review for the original Child’s Play here.

8x24 Son of Kong (1933)

  • 2014-10-24T04:00:00Z — 57 mins

Rushed out the same year as the original King Kong, this sequel holds up surprisingly well. Starring Robert Armstrong and featuring the same master effects artist Willis O’Brien.

8x25 Stephen King’s IT (1990)

  • 2014-10-25T04:00:00Z — 57 mins

This 3 hour made-for-television movie was aired in two parts. Based on the Stephen King novel, it popularized the idea of the scary clown.

8x26 The Night Walker (1964)

  • 2014-10-26T04:00:00Z — 57 mins

An underrated thriller from William Castle about nightmares. Only available on VHS for unknown reasons.

8x27 Death Proof (2007)

  • 2014-10-27T04:00:00Z — 57 mins

Quentin Tarantino’s most underrated and misunderstood film about a killer played by Kurt Russell who murders his victims with his car.

8x28 Dracula’s Daughter (1936)

  • 2014-10-28T04:00:00Z — 57 mins

Bela Lugosi is absent in Universal’s only direct sequel to the original Dracula. Gloria Holden plays Countess Marya Zaleska, the reluctant vampire who wants to be free of her father’s curse.

A nostalgic Nickelodean anthology TV series from our generation, about kids, the Midnight Society, who gather around a campfire and tell scary stories every week.

8x30 Young Frankenstein (1974)

  • 2014-10-30T04:00:00Z — 57 mins

One of the great Mel Brooks comedy classics, starring Gene Wilder. A big tribute to Universal’s original Frankenstein trilogy, faithfully emulated in Black & White.

8x31 Trick ‘r Treat (2007)

  • 2014-10-31T04:00:00Z — 57 mins

Monster Madness closes this year, with one of few movies to truly capture the real Halloween spirit!

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