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What were they thinking

―James Rolfe

James Duncan Rolfe (born: July 10, 1980 (1980-07-10) [age 39]) and Mike Matei (born: October 5, 1980 (1980-10-05) [age 39]), better known online as Cinemassacre (or the Angry Video Game Nerd (AVGN for short), formerly PoopNintendoNerd), are American YouTubers who hosts multiple shows which one of them is The Angry Video Game Nerd. The Angry Video Game Nerd reviews classic games from past video game consoles such as NES, Super NES and others. His videos mainly consist of comical gaming reviews that involve Rolfe getting extremely angry at bad video games. The show is written and produced by Rolfe and Matei.

The channel is also host to James & Mike Mondays, a Let's Play style show with Rolfe and friend Mike Matei. He also reviewed the infamous "worst video game of all time" Atari E.T. game from 1982 in his official movie.

Rolfe and the Nerd series have been extremely influential in popularizing and pioneering internet reviewing, with YouTubers such as JonTron and Doug Walker (The Nostalgia Critic) acknowledging Rolfe as a inspiration as well as his non AVGN videos. Many have also called Rolfe one of the most important internet celebrities.

Close Friends

  1. Brenden Castner/Bad Luck Bootsy
  2. Make Matei/Mother Fucker Mike
  3. Doug Walker/Nostalgia Critic
  4. Patt the NES Punk
  5. Kyle Justin/Guitar Guy
  6. Kevin Finn/Glitch Gremlin
  7. Steven J. Klaszy/Hillbilly

James Rolfe

James Duncan Rolfe (born July 10, 1980) is an American actor, filmmaker, film/video game critic, and internet personality. Rolfe is best known for creating and starring in the webshow Angry Video Game Nerd, a joint production of Rolfe's Cinemassacre Productions, GameTrailers, and ScrewAttack on the online video platform YouTube. His other projects include reviews of board games and classic horror films.

Rolfe began creating homemade video productions in the late 1980s. He has created more than 270 film, including shorts, features and webisodes, during his career. His career as an Internet celebrity took off in 2004 with the beginning of the Angry Video Game Nerd. Two years later, Rolfe gained mainstream attention when one of his videos went viral after friend and collaborator Mike Matei persuaded him to publish them on the Internet. Between this time, he filmed videos he created on his own and most of them have been released on his website, Cinemassacre.

Early Life

Rolfe was born in New Jersey on July 10, 1980. His parents bought him an audio recorder as a Christmas present sometime in the early to mid-1980s. Later, he got a camera and took photographs with friends performing fights for new projects. He was inspired by The Legend of Zelda and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to create adventure stories. Rolfe also illustrated comic books, which he updated monthly. One such comic he created had a plot inspired by the video game The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past.

Rolfe started filming shorts in 1989 and continued this hobby into the early 1990s. He used Mario Paint for a few of his early films. He eventually took classes for hand-drawn animation at a university. His early films did not have scripts or rehearsal. However, once he started writing scripts, his friends gradually lost interest because of the pressure of trying to remember their lines, which left many of Rolfe's films unfinished. He then tried his hand at action figures or puppets. The plot of The Giant Movie Director (1994) involved toys coming to life.

Rolfe attended the University of the Arts and has a bachelor's degree in fine arts.

Since his early teen years, Rolfe operated and ran an annual "haunted house" Halloween attraction out of his parents garage (the same garage was later used in building a graveyard for his horror comedy film The Deader, the Better and again used in his film/series pilot Jersey Odysseys: Legend of the Blue Hole), using a collection of several props and antiques that he later reused multiple times in his other films.


Early Films

In May 1996, he filmed A Night of Total Terror in his backyard, a horror film that he has called "the turning point of my life". In the late 1990s, Rolfe created several films such as the B-horror movie The Head Incident that he finished in 1999 but did not release until its tenth anniversary in 2009. He also made Cinemaphobia in 2001, which follows an actor who suffers from an overload of work and sees hallucinations of cameras following him. Two versions of the film were made, a ten-minute version and an extended, fifteen-minute version. Rolfe has stated his preference for the shorter ten-minute version. The same year, he created Kung Fu Werewolf from Outer Space which is a mainly silent movie except for narration. He also created an hour-long comedy film entitled Stoney, which is a spoof of the 1976 film Rocky. His eighth film of 2001 was It Came from Beyond the Toilet. In 2003, he created another film, Curse of the Cat Lover's Grave, which was split into three parts to define three different horror genres. Rolfe made a pilot of a planned web series entitled Jersey Odysseys: Legend of the Blue Hole, which is based on the urban legends of the state of New Jersey. The pilot centers around on the legend of the Jersey Devil.

Later, in 2004, he got a job editing industrial training videos, which he quit in early 2007.

In May 2007, he began a new web series called You Know What's BS!? (formally called You Know Whats Bullshit? from 2007-2020 due to YouTube's new rules on profanity), in which he rants about everyday pet peeves; such as pennies, shoelaces, pay toilets, and printers. Originally just being rants by Rolfe, he instead decided to create a new character to host the series–"The Bullshit Man" (which is just Rolfe wearing a mask resembling cow dung).

In 2007, Rolfe began filming The Deader, the Better, a classic-style B-movie horror film that pays homage to the 1968 horror film Night of the Living Dead. The film was shown at the Atlanta Horror Fest in October 2007. On May 5, 2006, Rolfe released a music video that included stock footage from a trip he had made to England and Scotland. The music used in his work was from the Black Sabbath single "Heaven and Hell". Rolfe also participated in the 48 Hour Film Project between 2004 and 2007. In the 2007 event, he was the Audience Award Winner for his film Spaghetti Western. His other entries were a trilogy of films called Death Suit (2004), Death Seen (2005) and Death Secret (2006).

Angry Video Game Nerd

Rolfe's career did not gain much momentum until May 2004, when he filmed a 5-minute short review of the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) game Castlevania II: Simon's Quest under the name "Bad NES Games". His character was originally named "The Angry Nintendo Nerd" but was changed to "The Angry Video Game Nerd" to avoid trademark issues and because he started reviewing games on other consoles (e.g. Sega Genesis, Atari 2600). Rolfe conceived the basis of his character while he was studying at the University of the Arts of Philadelphia when he attended from 1999 to 2004. Rolfe then made another video, which was supposed to be the last of the series, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, because it was the game he hated most. His beer drinking in most of the video was done on purpose as to say "these games are so bad I'm forced to drink". Both of these became generic traits of "The Nerd", which would appear in future videos. The choice of Rolling Rock was coincidental as it happened to be the only beer that Rolfe had in his refrigerator, and this eventually became an identifying trait of his character, although in more recent videos, he has also included Yuengling beer, hard-liquor and non-alcoholic hot sauce. Originally his videos were meant to be private. However, Rolfe's friend and collaborator, Mike Matei, convinced him to post the videos on a YouTube channel called "JamesNintendoNerd" (now called Cinemassacre) on April 6, 2006, which Matei created and managed for him.

On September 12, 2006, Rolfe's character first gained mainstream attention when his review of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles became viral on YouTube. His videos are also posted on GameTrailers and ScrewAttack and have gained 30 million views monthly. He has over 3 million subscribers, as of September 2019. At the end of 2007, Rolfe halted the production of the series and cancelled an appearance at MAGFest after suffering from a break in his voice. On March 17, 2010, he made the announcement that he was suffering from burnout as a result of consistently writing, directing and starring in the videos, and that the show would be entering a brief hiatus. It was scheduled to return in May 2010; however, an episode was released on April 30. Episodes are released on either the first or second Wednesday of each month, as opposed to two episodes per month due to Rolfe's other projects. Episodes were at one point posted on YouTube over a year after their original release on GameTrailers. Rolfe formerly had affiliations with ScrewAttack before leaving in 2013.

Rolfe's character gained further fame through a fictional feud with the Nostalgia Critic (played by Doug Walker). This began with the Critic launching a satirical attack in an early episode. The feud took place over many episodes between 2008 and 2009. The two characters, and real-life comedians, are now good friends. Walker has informed his viewers of Rolfe's projects, and Rolfe has contributed to some of the Critic's subsequent videos.

Rolfe made a cameo appearance as the Nerd in a music video parody of Britney Spears' single "Piece of Me" entitled "Piece of Meat" on

Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie

For a period, Rolfe focused his efforts on producing Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie, which revolves around E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, the video game for the Atari 2600. The film is a collaboration between Rolfe and Kevin Finn and was entirely funded by fan donations. The release of the film was to coincide with the 31st anniversary of the 1983 video game crash.

Other Films

Rolfe had a cameo in a Doritos and Pepsi commercial published online in November 2010. The ad was part of a voting contest of which the winning clip was to be shown during Super Bowl XLV. However, the ad was eventually withdrawn due to public backlash, because it spoofed the Catholic practice of Eucharist. In 2007, Rolfe had a cameo in the fan film Return of the Ghostbusters. He was featured in the 2009 documentary His Name Was Jason, in which he talks about the Friday the 13th movie series and its antagonist Jason Voorhees. Similarly, Rolfe appeared in a bonus feature to the 2010 documentary Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy, in which he discusses the Nightmare on Elm Street NES game, a title he had previously covered as the Nerd in the 13th AVGN episode. The bonus feature can be found on the second disc of the Never Sleep Again DVD set.

In 2010, it was announced that Rolfe was set to feature in a low-budget remake of Plan 9 from Outer Space entitled Plan 9, which was released through Video on Demand beginning February 16, 2016, and then released on physical media in stores on January 5, 2017. Around early to mid January 2013, Rolfe played a brief role as a news reporter in an independent short film about Sonic the Hedgehog. He is set to appear in the upcoming film In Search of Darkness, a documentary about 1980s horror films.

Commitment to the YouTube videos has slowed Rolfe's progress in making new features, but he did make a trilogy of new shorts after the AVGN movie, including Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: The Movie (2015), based on the video game, Flying Fuckernauts vs. The Astro-Bastards (2016), a tribute to B-movie sci-fi, and Mimal the Elf (2017), a mockumentary. On May 25, 2017, in a general update video about the future of the YouTube channel, Rolfe announced he was in very early development on what he termed an "atmospheric horror movie... [the film would] take place in one room... very minimal". On December 29, Rolfe announced that 2018 would lean more toward his own original projects, and that he had begun writing the untitled horror film. It would be in the vein of past projects, such as Legend of the Blue Hole and Cinemaphobia. On August 8, 2018, Rolfe said he was 50-75% done with the script, and that it would contain some type of 'nostalgia theming', but it would likely undergo further rewrites and had no plans to film it in the near future. On June 19, 2019, Rolfe said the script was completed, but commitment to video production would delay the project for the foreseeable future.

Other Video Series

Cinemassacre has published a number of other reviews featuring James and associates as themselves. The topics include video games (under the James & Mike Mondays series), video game peripherals such as the VictorMaxx Stuntmaster headset, and films. One of Rolfe's other series is Board James, where he and Mike Matei review old board games in a humorous way, often with recurring characters. This show eventually developed into a psychological horror series, while still containing board game reviews in each episode.

Rolfe was involved in a fifteen-part series titled OverAnalyzers, where he played the part of the manager of a fictional company that over analyzed various pop culture references. The series was edited and produced by another website called Cinevore. He also worked as a film reviewer on

Rolfe has run Monster Madness, in which he reviews one horror movie for each day in October, since 2007. Each year, he has adopted a different theme for Monster Madness. 2007 was the history of horror. 2008 was Godzillathon, in which he reviewed all of the Godzilla films chronologically. 2009 was Monster Madness Three, which dealt with a variety of popular and little known films of horror. 2010 was Camp Cult, which dealt with both campy horror films as well as cult classic films, such as Troll 2. 2011 was Sequel-A-Thon, which dealt with horror sequels. And 2012 was 80's-a-Thon, which included only movies made in the 1980s. While the first five years of Monster Madness have been one film review per day for the entirety of the month of October 2012's 80's-a-Thon series of Monster Madness was reduced to every other day of October due to the production of The Angry Video Game Nerd Movie. Despite the decreased number of film reviews, the film reviews in 80's-a-Thon were longer than previous reviews on Monster Madness. With October 2013's Sequel-A-Thon 2, Monster Madness has returned to one review per day. 2013 was Sequel-A-Thon 2, which dealt with more horror sequels. The final 31 marathon Monster Madness series ran during October 2016. Rolfe expressed his desire to move onto other Halloween-themed projects and reviews in the future, but said that Monster Madness will always live on in some way.

In 2017, Son of Monster Madness debuted, which consisted simply of five new reviews, with the rest of October bulked by reuploads of older reviews previously not available on YouTube.

On May 17, 2016, James uploaded a video to Cinemassacre's YouTube channel in which he expressed unhappiness with the 2016 Ghostbusters reboot film and how he planned on not seeing it or releasing a review. This stance was criticized by some in the entertainment industry, who saw most backlash against the movie as being grounded in sexism.

Personal Life

Rolfe attended the University of the Arts in Philadelphia from 1999 to 2004. He continued residing in Philadelphia after graduation. He briefly relocated to Los Angeles while filming Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie (2014), returning to Philadelphia upon completion of the movie.

In 2004, Rolfe was involved in a car crash when a utility trailer came loose from its truck, flung out to the other part of the highway, and hit him head-on. Miraculously, Rolfe sustained no physical injuries from the crash, while his Saturn Ion, which he had bought just nine days prior, was wrecked. Later that year, Rolfe discussed his experience in a short movie, Mechanical Losses, which can be seen on YouTube.

Rolfe met April Chmura in July 2004; she was a cinematographer on the early Nerd episodes. They began dating shortly after and got married in November 2007. He announced at the premiere trailer for Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie in November 2012, that they were expecting their first child. In April 2013, she gave birth to a baby girl. Rolfe has not divulged details about his daughter except for a few photos and expressing thanks that his wife got past complications resulting during childbirth.

In November 2013, April posted an update on James's Cinemassacre website that their daughter is continually seeking medical treatment due to unspecified complications. On April 13, 2016, Rolfe revealed what happened while announcing an auction of various Cinemassacre memorabilia to benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children. During birth, his daughter suffered nerve damage in one of her arms, and required many months of physical therapy to gain full use of it. Rolfe expressed gratitude to Shriners for all they did for his family during that time.

On April 19, 2017, Rolfe announced on his Twitter account that he and his wife April are expecting another daughter. Their second daughter was born on August 31, 2017.

Rolfe is a fan of heavy metal music. He has stated his favorite band is Black Sabbath. He also enjoys Iron Maiden and Pantera.

He has a younger sister named Gina (born 1984). They are of Italian ancestry.

Channel Series

Angry Video Game Nerd

The most popular of the channel's shows, the show revolves around Rolfe playing a character known as "The Nerd" reviewing old school video games which he deems of poor quality. After he's done reviewing them, he very frequently destroys the game in some way. The series has also strayed from reviewing the game itself, into different storylines and plotlines to help further the episode. There are also numerous characters that have been introduced into the series, often to coincide with the video, these character include Guitar Guy, Glitch Gremlin, Shitpickle, The Joker, Batman, Jason Vorhees, Freddy Krueger, Michael Myers, Leatherface, and several others.

  1. Castlevania II: Simon's Quest
  2. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  3. Karate Kid
  4. Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
  5. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  6. Back to the Future
  7. McKids
  8. Wally Bear and the NO Gang
  9. Master Chu and the Drunkard Hu
  10. Top Gun
  11. Double Dragon 3
  12. Friday the 13th
  13. A Nightmare on Elm Street
  14. The Power Glove
  15. Chronologically Confused About Sequel Titles
  16. Rocky - Sega Master System/Sega Genesis
  17. Bible Games
  18. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: Part 1 (Not uploaded to YouTube)
  19. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: Part 2 (Not uploaded to YouTube)
  20. Atari 5200
  21. Ghostbusters NES
  22. Ghostbusters Part 2
  23. Ghostbusters Part 3
  24. Spider-Man
  25. Sega CD
  26. Sega 32X
  27. Silver Surfer
  28. Die Hard
  29. Independence Day
  30. The Simpsons
  31. Bugs Bunny's Birthday Blowout
  32. Atari Porn (Not uploaded to YouTube)
  33. Nintendo Power
  34. Fester's Quest
  35. Texas Chainsaw Massacre
  36. Halloween - Atari 2600
  37. Dragon's Lair
  38. Christmas Carol Part 1 - Home Alone
  39. Christmas Carol Part 2 - Shaqu Fu
  40. The Legend of Zelda Timeline
  41. Rambo
  42. Virtual Boy
  43. Wizard of Oz
  44. Doublevision Part 1 - Intelivision
  45. Doublevision Part 2 - Colecovision
  46. Super Mario Bros. 3
  47. NES Accesories
  48. Indiana Jones Trilogy
  49. Star Trek
  50. Superman - NES
  51. Superman 64 - Nintendo 64
  52. Batman
  53. Batman Part 2
  54. Deadly Towers
  55. Battletoads
  56. Dick Tracy NES
  57. Dracula
  58. Frankenstein
  59. CD-I Part 1 - Hotel Mario
  60. CD-I Part 2 - Zelda: The Wand of Gamalon
  61. CD-I Part 3 - Faces of Evil/Zelda's Adventure
  62. Bible Games 2
  63. Michael Jackson's Moonwalker - Sega Master System/Sega Genesis
  64. Milon's Secret Castle - NES
  65. Atari Jaguar Part 1
  66. Atari Jaguar Part 2
  67. Metal Gear
  68. Odyssey
  69. X-Men
  70. Terminator
  71. Terminator Part 2
  72. Transformers - Famicom
  73. Mario is Missing
  74. Plumbers Don't Wear Ties - Panasonic 3DO
  75. Bugs Bunny's Crazy Castle
  76. Super Pitfall
  77. Godzilla - NES, SNES
  78. Wayn's World - NES, SNES
  79. Castlevania - NES
  80. Castlevania Part 2
  81. Castlevania Part 3
  82. Castlevania Part 4
  83. Little Red Hood - Unliscenced NES
  84. Winter Games
  85. Street Fighter 2010
  86. Hydlide
  87. Ninja Gaiden - NES
  88. Sword Quest
  89. Pong Consoles
  90. Action 52
  91. Cheetahmen
  92. Game Glitches
  93. Zelda II: The Adventure of Link
  94. Back to the Future ReRevisited
  95. Dr. Jeykle and Mr. Hyde Revisited
  96. Lester the Unlikely
  97. How the Nerd Stole Christmas
  98. Day Dreamin' Davey
  99. Star Wars Games
  100. R.O.B. The Robot
  101. Speilberg Games
  102. The Making of an AVGN Episode
  103. Kid Kool
  104. Nintendo World Championships
  105. Dark Castle
  106. Bible Games 3
  107. Schwarzenegger Games
  108. Ghosts N' Goblins
  109. Atari Sports
  110. Ikari Warriors
  111. Toxic Crusaders
  112. Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
  113. Tiger Electronic Games
  114. Alien 3
  115. AVGN Games
  116. Wish List Part 1
  117. Wish List Part 2
  118. Big Rigs: Over the Road Racing
  119. Desert Bus
  120. E.T. - Atari 2600 - AVGN MOVIE SPOILERS!
  121. Beetlejuice - NES
  122. Tagin' Dragons - NES
  123. ALF - Sega Master System/Sega Genesis
  124. Crazy Bugs - Sega Master System/Sega Genesis
  125. Ren & Stimpy: Fire Dogs - SNES
  126. Ricky & Bullwinkle - NES
  127. Marry-Kate and Ashley "Get a Clue" - Game Boy Color
  128. V.I.P. with Pam Anderson - PS1
  129. Lethal Weapon - NES
  130. Porkey's - Atari 2600
  131. Hyperscan
  132. Universal Studios Theme Park Adventures - Game Cube
  133. LJN Video Art
  134. Hong Kong 97
  135. Darkwing Duck
  136. Seaman - Dreamcast
  137. The Crow - Sega Saturn
  138. Mortal Kombat Mythologies: Sub Zero - Nintendo 64
  139. MEGA MAN Games - DOS, PS1, PS2
  140. Paperboy - NES
  141. Beavis and Butthead
  142. Berenstain Bears
  143. Sega Activator Interactor Menacer
  144. Mighty Morphin Power Rangers 
  145. Sonic the Hedgehog 2006
  146. Planet of the Apes (Playstation
  147. Game Boy Accessories
  148. Treasure Master - NES
  149. Wrestling Games - NES, SNES
  150. Polybius
  151. Robocop Games
  152. Sonic the Hedgehog 2006 Part 2
  153. Charlies Angels (GameCube)
  154. Star Wars: Masters of Teras Kasi (PS1)
  155. Lightspan Adventures
  156. Earthbound
  157. Dirty Harry
  158. Drake of the 99 Dragons
  159. Tomb Raider Games
  160. Resident Evil: Survivor
  161. Super & Virtual Hydlide
  162. Amiga CD32
  163. The Town With No Name
  164. Home Alone Games with Macaulay Culkin
  165. Chronologically Confused about Kingdom Hearts
  166. Video Game Magazines
  167. Pepsiman (PS1)
  168. Superman 64 Returns! (N64)
  169. Life of Black Tiger with Gilbert Gottfried (PS4)
  170. Chex Quest (PC)
  171. Jurassic Park: Trespasser (PC)
  172. The Immortal (NES)
  173. Spawn Games
  174. The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask (N64)
  175. Raid 2020 (NES)
  176. Mortal Kombat 1 Ports
  177. Mortal Kombat Rip Offs
  178. Dennis the Menace (SNES)

James & Mike Mondays

James and Mike Mondays (previously known as James and Mike Play) is a series where James Rolfe and his friend Mike Matei play either classic or modern games unscripted, often times having other guests on, such as Bad Luck Bootsy, Kyle (the guy who sings the AVGN theme song), JonTron, Macaulay Culkin, among others.

Normal James & Mike Monday

  1. Wizards and Warriors - NES
  2. Spooky's House of Jump Scares - PC
  3. Who's Your Daddy - PC
  4. Joe & Mac - SNES
  5. New Strange Mario Bros - NES
  6. DOOM: The Shores of Hell
  7. Ghostbuster - NES
  8. TMNT - NES - "You Can Just Walk Over It" 10 Year Anniversary
  9. Alex Kidd in Miracle World - SEGA MASTER SYSTEM/SEGA GENESIS
  10. Holy Driver - FAMICOM
  11. Kung Fu Heroes - NES
  12. Tengen Ms. Pac-Man - NES
  13. AVGN II: ASSimilation - PC Part 1
  14. AVGN II: ASSimilation - PC Part 2
  15. DOOM 64 - NINTENDO 64
  16. DOOM: Knee Deep in the Dead
  18. Resident Evil: The Umbella Chronicles - NINTENDO WII
  19. Goat Simulator - Devil Goat
  20. Food Fight/Fast Food - ATARI 2600/ATARI 7800
  21. Power Glove vs. U-Force - NES
  22. Star Fox - SNES
  23. Super Amazing Wagon Adventure - PC
  24. Action 53 - NES - Part 1
  25. Action 53 - NES - Part 2
  26. M.U.S.C.L.E. - NES
  27. Goat Simulator - PC
  28. Metroid II: Return of Samus - GAME BOY - Part 1
  29. Metroid: Return of Samus - GAME BOY - Part 2
  30. Super Game Boy - SNES
  31. Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes - PC
  32. Sky Kid - NES
  33. Mega Man Ultra - NES
  34. Flinstones: Surprise at Dinosaur Peak - NES
  35. Rod Land - PAL EXCLUSIVE NES
  36. Supreme Warrior - SEGA CD 32X
  37. Spirit of Speed 1937 by LJN - SEGA DREAMCAST
  38. Killing Time - PANASONIC 3DO
  39. Lego Star Wars "Phantom Menace" - XBOX 360
  40. Star Wars Arcade - SEGA 32X/STar wars: Rebel Assault - SEGA CD
  41. STar Wars Chess - SEGA CD
  42. Star Wars - FAMICOM
  43. Resogun - PS4
  44. Donkey Kong Country - SNES
  45. Gex - PANASONIC 3DO
  46. Power Punch II - NES
  47. Mortal Kombat - ARCADE
  48. Zombies Ate My Neighbors - SNES
  49. Best of James & Mike Mondays Blu-ray
  50. Castlevania: Bloodlines - SEGA MASTER SYSTEM/SEGA GENESIS
  53. Famicom Game "Super Morial Arms" Starring Jean-Claude Van Damme - FAMICOM
  54. Metroid - NES - Part 1
  55. Metroid - NES - Part 2
  56. Tapper - ARCADE
  57. Jackie Chan's Action Kung Fu - NES
  58. WWF Royal Rumble - SNES
  59. Total Carnage - ARCADE
  60. Super Contra 7 - NES
  61. Indiana Jones and the Infernal Machine - NINTENDO 64
  62. Super Contra 6 "Contra Force" - FAMICOM - Part 1
  63. Super Contra 6 "Contra Force" - FAMICOM - Part 2
  64. Operation C "Contra" - GAME BOY
  65. Explosive Fighter Patton - FAMICOM DISC SYSTEM
  66. Battletoads - NES
  67. Godzilla - PS4
  68. Burnout 3: Takedown - PS2
  69. King Kong 2 - FAMICOM
  70. Doki Doki Panic "Super Mario Bros. 2" - FAMICOM DISK SYSTEM Part 1
  71. Doki Doki Panic "Super Mario Bros. 2" - FAMICOM DISK SYSTEM - Part 2
  72. The Legend of Zelda - FAMICOM
  73. Super Mario Land - GAMEBOY
  74. Mario Kart 64 - NINTENDO 64
  75. Double Dragon - NEO GEO CD GAME
  77. Mortal Kombat X - PS4
  79. Probotector/Contra - NES
  80. PAX East Live!
  81. Life Force - NES
  82. F-Zero - SNES
  83. Top 10 Most Intense James & Mike Mondays Moments! (so far)
  84. Friday the 13th - NES
  85. Castlevania: Rondo of Blood - PC ENGINE DUO/TURBODUO
  86. Star Wars: Shadow of the Empire - NINTENDO 64 - Part 1
  87. Star Wars: Shadow of the Empire - NINTENDO 64 - Part 2
  88. Star Wars: Shadow of the Empire - NINTENDO 64 - Part 3
  89. Star Wars: Shadow of the Empire - NINTENDO 64 - Part 4
  90. Excitebike 64 - NINTENDO 64
  91. Mega Man 2 - NES - Part 1
  92. Mega Man 2 - NES - Part 2
  93. Daikatana - NINTENDO 64
  94. Aquaman: Battle for Atlantis - GAME CUBE
  95. Color a Dinosaur - NES
  96. Battletoads - "Turbo Tunnel - NES
  97. Super Ghouls n' Ghosts - SNES
  98. Chiller - NES
  99. Nosferatu - SNES
  100. Super Castlevania IV - SNES - Part 1
  101. Super Castlevania IV - SNES - Part 2
  102. Zombie Nation - NES
  103. Double Dragon II: The Revenge - NES - Part 1
  104. Double Dragon II: The Revenge - NES - Part 2
  105. Blaster Master - NES - Part 1
  106. Blaster Master - NES - Part 2
  107. Smash TV - NES
  108. Batman: The Video Game - NES - Part 1
  109. Batman: The Video Game - NES - Part 2
  110. Super Scope 6 - SNES
  111. California Games - NES
  112. Contra: Legacy of War - PS1
  113. Double Dragon - NES
  114. Maniac Mansion - NES
  115. Sonic The Hedgehog Games - SEGA MASTER SYSTEM/SEGA GENESIS
  116. Nintendo Land - NINTENDO WII U
  117. R.C. Pro-Am II - NES
  118. NES Remix - NINTENDO WII U
  119. Super Monkey Ball 2 - GAME CUBE
  120. Clayfighter - SNES
  121. Anticipation - NES
  122. Action Max
  123. Paperboy - NINTENDO 64
  125. Dennis the Menace - SNES
  126. Super Mario's Wacky Worlds Unreleased Mario Game - CD-I
  127. Bubsy in Fractured Furry Tales - ATARI JAGUAR
  128. Universal Studios Theme Park Adventure Part 1
  129. Universal Studios Theme Park Adventure Part 2
  130. RoboCop Versus The Terminator - SNES
  131. Contra - NES
  132. Metal Slug - NEO GEO CD
  133. Rocky - PS2
  134. Bio Force Ape - NES
  135. The Flowrs of Robert Maplethorpe - CD-I
  136. Karate Champ - NES
  137. Godzilla: Unleashed - PS2
  138. Sonic '06 - XBOX 360
  139. Smash B ros. Melee GAMECUBE
  140. Space Games - ATARI - Part 1
  141. Corpse Killer - SEGA CD 32X
  142. King of the Monsters 2 - NEO GEO
  143. Double Dare - NES
  144. Pilotwings 64 - NINTENDO 64
  145. Atari Video Games Part 1
  146. Atari Video Games Part 2
  147. Atari Video Games Part 3
  148. Atari Video Games Part 4
  149. Taboo: The Sixth Sense - NES
  150. Unlimited & Curse from the Outskirts
  151. Snake Rattle n' Roll - NES
  152. Odyssey II Video Game Console
  153. Turtles in Time - SNES
  154. Super C - NES
  155. Mario Paint - SNES
  156. SimCity - SNES
  157. Atari Jaguar CD Video Game Console
  158. Golf - NES
  159. Super Mario 4 Rambo - NES

James & Mike Mondays WITH GUEST

  1. Bomberman II - NES - Featuring JONTRON
  2. 3-D World Runner - NES - Featuring JONTRON
  3. Batman Forever - Featuring MATT from SUPER BEST FRIENDS PLAY
  4. Smash Bros. 64 - Nintendo 64 - Featuring JONTRON
  5. Mike Tyson's Punch Out!!! - NES - Featuring BOOTSY
  6. Krazy Kreatures - UNLISENCED NES - Featuring BOOTSY and KYLE JUSTIN
  7. Anticipation - NES - Featuring BOOTSY
  8. Super Off Road - NES - Featuring PAT THE NES PUNK
  9. Jaws Unleashed - PS2 - Featuring PAT THE NES PUNK
  10. James Bond 007: Nightfire - Game Cube - Featuring BOOTSY
  11. Ninja Golf - Atari 7800 - Featuring BOOTSY and KYLE JUSTIN
  12. Dr. Jykle and Mr. Hyde Team Showdown - Featuring BOOTSY and ALPHAOMEGASIN
  13. Battletoads - NES - Featuring BOOTSY
  14. Silver Surfer - NES - Featuring BOOTSY
  15. Back to the Future III - Sega Master System/Sega Genesis - Featuring BOOTSY
  16. TMNT III: The Manhattan Project - NES - Featuring Doug Walker/Nostalgia Critic
  17. Yoshi - NES - Doug Walker/Nostalgia Critic
  18. Super Mario X-Mas ReKingled & Toyshop Trouble - Featuring BOOTSY and KEVIN FINN/GLITCH GREMLIN
  19. Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles - Featuring ALPHAOMEGASIN
  20. WWF Super WrestleMania - Sega Genesis - Featuring NATHAN BARNATT and BOOTSY
  21. Fatal Fury Special - Neo Geo - Featuring NATHAN BARNATT and BOOTSY
  22. Use Your Words - Featuring VINNY from VINESAUCE and RYAN SCHOTT
  23. The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Adventures - Shadow Battle - Game Cube - Featuring VINNY from VINESAUCE and RYAN SCHOTT
  24. ActRaiser - SNES - Featuring RYAN SCHOTT
  25. The Pagemaster - SNES - Featuring MACAULAY CULKIN
  26. Resident Evil 2 - PS1 - Featuring KIERAN FALLON
  27. Resident Evil 2 Remake- PS4 - Featuring KIERAN FALLON
  28. Nintendo Campus Challenge - NES - Featuring SCOTT THE WOZ

Board James

This show features Rolfe playing old board games mostly from the 1980's and early 1990's as a character called "Board James".

The show often strays from only reviewing the game itself, into cinematic horror-comedy style humor. The show also co-stars Mike Matei as Motherf——cker Mike, alongside Brendan Castner as Bootsy.

  1. Mouse Trap
  2. Dragonstrike
  3. Crossfire
  4. Weapons and Warriors
  5. Fireball Island
  6. Deadly Danger Dungeon
  7. Hero Quest
  8. Mr. Bucket
  9. Tornado Rex
  10. TMNT Games
  11. Key to the Kingdom
  12. Dounut Disaster
  13. Loupin' Louie
  14. Monster Madness
  15. Battle Masters
  16. Splat!
  17. Doggie Doo
  18. Shark Attack
  19. Dream Phone
    1. Dream Phone Commentary
  20. The Making of Board James (Episodes 1-20)
  21. Omega Virus
  22. Lie Detector Game
  23. Ouija/Domino Ralley
  24. Wacky Blaster
  25. Full House & Urkle Games
  26. Video Games!!
  27. 13 Dead End Drive
  28. NIGHTMARE and Beyond

You Know Whats BS!?

A series starring Rolfe where he rants about different subjects that he calls bullshit, while wearing a mask that resembles bull feces.

  1. Dangerous Funeral Prossessions
  2. Sleep
  3. Water
  4. Public Bathrooms
  5. Word Pronounciations
  6. Hotel Rooms
  7. Vampires
  8. Grass
  9. Warrenties
  10. Car GPS
  11. Microwaves
  12. Feeding Birds
  13. iTunes
  14. Traffic Spikes
  15. DVD & Blue Ray Cases
  16. Fiber Envoloups & Packaging Peanuts
  17. Too Much Cream Cheese
  18. DVD's
  19. Hotel TV's
  20. Christmas Aftermath
  21. Printers
  22. Temperature
  23. Pay Toilets
  24. Post Office Pens
  25. Peguin Movies
  26. Shoelaces
  27. Pennies
  28. DVD Packaging
  29. Oversized Packaging
  30. Clothing Tags
  31. Wobbly Tables
  32. Snow
  33. Bimonthly
  34. Apple's Lack of Buttons

Monster Madness

2007 - History of Horror

During the first Monster Madness in October of 2007, James did a "History of Horror" where he talked about 30 of the best and/or most influencial horror movies in history, staring in the 1930's, and ending in the 2,000's.

  1. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
  2. Nosferatu (1922)
  3. The Phantom of the Opera (1925)
  4. Dracula (1931)
  5. Frankenstein (1931)
  6. The Mummy (1932)
  7. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931)
  8. The Wolf Man (1941)
  9. Cat People (1942)
  10. Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)
  11. The Tingler (1959)
  12. Hammer Films (Late 50's to Early 70's)
  13. Roger Corman's Poe Films (1960's)
  14. Psycho (1960)
  15. Night of the Living Dead (1968)
  16. The Exorcist (1973)
  17. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
  18. Jaws (1975)
  19. Halloween (1978)
  20. Dawn of the Dead (1978)
  21. Alien (1979)
  22. Friday the 13th (1980)
  23. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
  24. The Evil Dead (1981)
  25. Monster Squad (1987)
  26. Brain Dead aka Dead Alive (1992)
  27. Scream (1996)
  28. From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)
  29. The Last Broadcast (1998)
  30. Bubba-Ho-Tep (2002)

2008 - Godzillathon

During the 2008 Monster Madness, James did a Godzillathon, where he reviewed all 29 of the major Godzilla films up to that point, even the 1998 Godzilla American remake.

  1. Godzilla (1954)
  2. Godzilla Raids Again (1955)
  3. King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962)
  4. Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964)
  5. Gidorah, the Three Headed Monster (1964)
  6. Monster Zero (1965)
  7. Godzilla vs. The Sea Monster (1966)
  8. Son of Godzilla (1967)
  9. Destroy All Monsters (1968)
  10. Godzilla's Revenge (1969)
  11. Godzilla vs. The Smog Monster (1971)
  12. Godzilla vs. Gigan (1972)
  13. Godzilla vs. Megalon (1973)
  14. Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla (1974)
  15. Terror of Mechagodzilla (1975)
  16. Godzilla 1985 (1984)
  17. Godzilla vs. Biollante (1989)
  18. Godzilla vs. King Gidorah (1991)
  19. Godzill and Mothra: The Battle for Earth (1992)
  20. Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla II (1993)
  21. Godzilla vs. Space Godzilla (1994)
  22. Godzilla vs. Destroyah (1995)
  23. Godzilla (1998)
  24. Godzilla 2000: Millennium (1999)
  25. Godzilla vs. Megagirus (2000)
  26. Godzilla, Mothra, and King Gidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack! (2001)
  27. Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla (2002)
  28. Godzilla: Tokyo S.O.S. (2003)
  29. Godzilla: Final Wars (2004)

2009 - Monster Madness Three

During the 2009 Monster Madness, James did the same thing he did the first time, two years ago, where he chronicalled the history of horror movies, from 1910 up until the 2000's, for thirty days in a row.

  1. Frankenstein (1910)
  2. Spanish Dracula (1931)
  3. White Zombie (1932)
  4. The Old Dark House (1932)
  5. Freaks (1932)
  6. Invisible Man (1933)
  7. King Kong (1933)
  8. Black Cat (1933)/The Raven (1934)
  9. Man They Couldn't Hang (1939)
  10. The Body Snatcher (1945)
  11. House of Wax (1953)
  12. Daughter of Horror (1955)
  13. The Giant Claw (1957)
  14. The Fly (1958)
  15. Coffin Joe (1963)
  16. Monsters Crash Party (1964)
  17. The Abomonable Dr. Phibes (1971)
  18. American Werewolf in London (1981)
  19. Basket Case (1982)
  20. Creepshow (1982)
  21. Poltergeist (1982)
  22. Re-Animator (1985)
  23. Return of the Living Dead (1985)
  24. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)
  25. Hellraiser (1987)
  26. Child's Play (1988)
  27. The Brain (1988)
  28. Spontaneous Combustion (1990)
  29. Leprechuan (1993)
  30. Cemetary Man 1994)
  31. The Devil's Rejects (2005)

2010 - Camp Cult

During the 2010 Monster Madness, James did a thing called Camp Cult, where he talked about a movie every single day that is considered a cult classic by today's standards, although not all of them are considered good. In addition, he also did bonus videos such as a tribute to Monstervisision, his Crestwood House Monster Books collection, and his collection of the Universal Studios Monster Classics.

  1. A Tribute to TNT's Monstervision
  2. The Creastwood House Monster Series
  3. Universal Studios Monster Classic Collection
  4. T:he Phantom Creeps (1939)
  5. Return of the Vampire (1944)
  6. Robot Monster (1953)
  7. The Cyclops (1957)
  8. From Hell It Came (1957)
  9. Fiend Without a Face (1958)
  10. Frankenstein 1970 (1958)
  11. The Screaming Skull (1958)
  12. The Terror (1963)
  13. War of the Gargantuas (1966)
  14. Dracula vs. Frankenstein (1969-1972)
  15. Legend of the Seven Golden Vampires (1974)
  16. Infra-Man (1975)
  17. Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977)
  18. The Manitou (1978)
  19. Laserlast (1978)
  20. Night of the Demon (1980)
  21. Mystics in Bali (1981)
  22. Fight Night (1985)
  23. Translvanya 6-5000 (1985)
  24. Critters (1986)
  25. Monsters in the Closet (1986)
  26. Troll Trilogy
  27. Brain Damage (1988)
  28. Monkey Shines (1988)
  29. Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990)
  30. Ernest Scared Stupid (1991)
  31. Robot Wars (1993)/Robot Warriors (1996)
  32. Evil Ed (1995)
  33. Reptilian (1999)
  34. Lost Skeleton of Cadavra (2001)

2011 - Sequel-a-Thon

During the 2011 Monster Madness, James did Sequel-a-Thon, where he went back and reviewed all of the major sequels to a few of the series they've talked about before, including Frankenstein, Dracula, A Nightmare on Elm Street, and Halloween.

  1. Frankenstein Sequels
    1. Frankenstein (1931)
    2. Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
    3. Son of Frankenstein (1939)
    4. Ghost of Frankenstein (1942)
    5. Frankenstein Meets The Wolf Man (1943)
    6. House of Frankenstein (1944)
  2. Dracula Sequels
    1. House of Dracula (1945)
    2. Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
    3. Horror of Dracula (1958)
    4. Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966)
    5. Dracula Has Risen From The Grave (1968)
    6. Taste the Blood of Dracula (1970)
    7. Scars of Dracula (1970)
    8. Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972)
    9. The Satanic Rites of Dracula (1973)
  3. A Nightmare on Elm Street Sequels
    1. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
    2. A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)
    3. A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)
    4. A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)
    5. A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989)
    6. Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)
    7. New Nightmare (1994)
    8. Freddy vs. Jason & Remake
  4. Halloween Sequels
    1. Halloween (1978)
    2. Halloween 2 & 3
    3. Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)
    4. Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (1989)
    5. Halloween 6: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)
    6. Halloween H2O: 20 Years Later (1989)
    7. Halloween: Resurrection (2002)
    8. Rob Zombies Halloween Remakes

2012 - 80's-a-Thon

During the 2012 Monster Madness, James did 80's-a-Thon, where he reviewed 16 classic horror movies or monster movies from the 80's, uploading one every other day, rather than other years, where he uploaded one every single day.

  1. Galaxy of Terror (1981)
  2. Q-The Winged Serpent (1982)
  3. Nightbeast (1982)
  4. Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)
  5. Deadly Spawn (1983)
  6. Toxic Avenger (1984)
  7. The Stuff (1985)
  8. Making Contact (1985)
  9. Teen Wolf (1985)
  10. Spookies (1986)
  11. Terrorvision (1986)
  12. From Beyond (1986)
  13. The Gate (1987)
  14. Pumpkinhead (1988)
  15. Puppet Master (1989)
  16. Killer Klowns From Outer Space (1988)

2013 - Sequel-a-Thon 2

During the 2013 Monster Madness, James did another Sequel-a-Thon, where he talked about all the major sequels of not only films he's talked about before on Monster Madness, but sequels to series he hasn't, including The Mummy, Frankenstein, Gamera, Alien, and the Of the Dead Franchise; in addition, he also ended it with a full commentary of Night of the Living Dead due to it being in the public domain.

  1. The Mummy Sequels
    1. The Mummy (1932)
    2. The Mummy's Head (1940)
    3. The Mummy's Tomb (1942)
    4. The Mummy's Ghost (1944)
    5. The Mummy's Curse (1944)
  2. Frankenstein Sequels
    1. The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)
    2. The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958)
    3. The Evil of Frankenstein (1964)
    4. Frankenstein Created Woman (1967)
    5. Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969)
    6. Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1973)
  3. Gamera Sequels
    1. Gamera (1965)
    2. Gamera vs. Barugonb(1966)
    3. Gamera vs. Gyaos (1967)
    4. Gamera vs. Viras (1968)
    5. Gamera vs. Giruon (1969)
    6. Gamera vs. Jiger (1970)
    7. Gamera vs. Zigra (1971)
    8. Gamera Next Gen
  4. Alien Sequels
    1. Alien (1979)
    2. Aliens (1986)
    3. Alien 3 (1992)
    4. Alien Resurrection (1997)
    5. Alien vs. Predator (2004)
    6. Alien vs. Predator Requiem (2007)
  5. Of the Dead Sequels
    1. Dawn of the Dead (1978)
    2. Day of the Dead (1985)
    3. Land of the Dead (2005)
    4. Diary of the Dead (2007)
    5. Survival of the Dead (2010)
  6. Other
    1. Night of the Living Dead FULL COMMENTARY

2014 - Monster Madness Eight

During the 2014 Monster Madness, James chose to not have any sort of specific category, but instead just review random horror movies throughout the decades. One day he would review one from the 1930's, the next from the 2000's, and the next he'd go back several decades, all month long.

  1. Cabin in the Woods (2012)
  2. Haxan (1922)
  3. Slice Sweet Alice (1976)
  4. Hilarious House of Frankenstein (1971)
  5. Night of the Creeps (1986)
  6. Man Made Monster (1941)
  7. Texas Chainsaw Massacre 4 (1994)
  8. Night Gallery (1969-1973)
  9. The Black Cat (1981)
  10. The Vampire Lovers (1970)
  11. The Exorcist III (1990)
  12. The Walking Dead (1936)
  13. They Live (1988)
  14. Rodan (1956)
  15. Beetlejuice (1988)
  16. The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms (1953)
  17. Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
  18. Doctor X (1932)
  19. Insidious (2010)
  20. Murders in the Rue Morgue (1932)
  21. Tourist Trap (1979)
  22. Island of Lost Souls (1932)
  23. Bride of Chucky (1998)
  24. Son of Kong (1933)
  25. Steven King's It (1990)
  26. The Night Walker (1964)
  27. Death Proof (2007)
  28. Dracula's Daughter (1936)
  29. Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1991-2001)
  30. Young Frankenstein (1994)
  31. Trick 'R Treat (2007)

2015 - Monster Madness Nine

During the 2015 Monster Madness, James chose to not have any sort of specific category, but instead just review random horror movies throughout the decades. One day he would review one from the 1930's, the next from the 2000's, and the next he'd go back several decades, all month long. Aside from his normal reviews, of which he did 27 of, James also did four discussions about Horror Movies or Halloween, too.

  1. Reviews
    1. The Ring (2002)
    2. The Wasp Woman (1959)
    3. Sleepaway Camp (1983)
    4. Frozen (2010)
    5. Supsiria (1977)
    6. Misery (1990)
    7. Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead (2006)
    8. The Monster (1925)
    9. Candy Man (1992)
    10. Little Shop of Horrors (1960)
    11. Silcen of the Lambs (1991)
    12. Human Centipede (2009)
    13. Shaun of the Dead (2004)
    14. The Omen (1976)
    15. Last Man on Earth (1964)
    16. Frankenstein Unbound (1990)
    17. Saw (2004)
    18. Carrie (1976)
    19. Last House on the Left (1972)
    20. Carnival of Souls (1962)
    21. The Beast With Five Fingers (1946)
    22. It Follows (2015)
    23. Night of the Lepus (1972)
    24. City of the Derad (1960)
    25. The Descent (2005)
    26. Invisible Man Series (1933-1951)
    27. House on Haunted Hill (1959)
  2. Discussions
    1. Is it Horror?
    2. Future of Universal Monsters?
    3. Halloween TV Specials
    4. Celebrating Halloween

2016 - Monster Madness X

The 2016 version of Monster Madness has been said to be James' last ever Monster Madness, after ten years of doing the series. Every day of the week has a different theme. Modern Monday, Top 10 Tuesday, WTF Wednesday, Blood Thirsty Thursday, Franken Friday, and Whatever Weekends.

  1. Modern Monday
    1. The Babadook (2014)
    2. Tusk (2014)
    3. Oculus (2013)
    4. Lumberjack Man (2015)
    5. Krampus (2015)
  2. Top 10 Tuesday
    1. Top 20 Golden Age Horror
    2. Top 15 Silver Age Sci-Fi
    3. Top 15 Silver Age Horror
    4. Top 20 Bronze Age Horror
  3. WTF Wednesday
    1. Eraserhead (1977)
    2. Terror Firmer (1999)
    3. House (1977)
    4. Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
    5. Blood Thirsty Thursday
    6. Vampyr (1932)
    7. The Lost Boys (1987)
    8. Wolfman Vs Dracula
    9. Dracula Dead and Loving It (1995)
  4. Franken Friday
    1. Frankenhooker (1990)
    2. Mary Shelly's Frankenstein (1994)
    3. Frankenstein Meets the Space Monster (1965)
    4. Victor Frankenstein (2015)
  5. Whatever Weekends
    1. The Wicker Man (1973)
    2. Mr. Sardonicus (1961)
    3. Mighty Joe Young (1949)
    4. Swamp Thing (1982)
    5. Matinee (1993)
    6. Metropolis (1927)
    7. Clash of the Titans (1981)
    8. Targets (1968)
    9. History of Midnight Ghost Shows
    10. Sleepy Hallow (1999)

2017 - Monster Madness 11/Son of Monster Madness/Sunday Bloody Sunday

Even though he previously stated that he was done with Monster Madness, he did decide to bring it back during October of 2017, calling Son of Monster Madness. This time around, however, he would only post a review every Sunday, earning it its alternate name Sunday Bloody Sunday, which means five reviews in total.

  1. Gargoyles (1972)
  2. The Most Dangerous Game (1932)
  3. Hobgoblins (1988)
  4. The Exorcist Prequels: Beginning (2004) & Dominion (2005)
  5. Don't Breathe (2016)

2018 - Monster Madness 12

During October 2018, James uploaded very few new horror movie reviews, while compling the rest of the month with Resurrected Reviews. These are where he uploads old Monster Madness reviews to YouTube for the first time, editing out the clips and replacing them with still images to avoid copyright.

  1. Resurrected Reviews
    1. The Brain (1888) (Resurrected Review)
    2. Return of the Living Dead (1985) (Resurrected Review)
    3. Candyman (1992) (Resurrected Review)
    4. From Dusk Till Dawn (1996) (Rental Review)
    5. An American Werewolf in London (1996) (Resurrected Review)
    6. Coffin Joe series (1960's) (Resurrected Reviews)
    7. Misery (1990) (Resurrected Review)
    8. Night of the Creeps (1986) (Resurrected Review)
    9. The Toxic Avenger (1984) (Resurrected Review)
    10. Tourist Trap (1979) (Resurrected Review)
    11. Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983) (Resurrected Review)
    12. Doctor X (1932) (Resurrected Review)
    13. Dracula's Daughter (1936) (Resurrected Review)
    14. The Night Walker (1964) (Resurrected Review)
    15. Mystics in Bali (1981) (Resurrected Review)
    16. Dracula vs. Frankenstein (Resurrected Review)
    17. Monkey Shines (1988) (Resurrected Review)
    18. Suspiria (1977) (Resurrected Review)
    19. Young Frankenstein (1974) (Resurrected Review)
    20. The Manitou (1978) (Resurrected Review)
    21. Brain Damage (1988) (Resurrected Review)
    22. Shaun of the Dead (2004) (Resurrected Review)
    23. Trick or Treat (2007) (Resurrected Review)
  2. Original Reviews
    1. Hollow Man (2000)
    2. Psycho Series Review (1960-1990)
    3. Halloween (2018) Review. The sequel to "Halloween" called "Halloween"
    4. Link (1986) Review
  3. Rental Reviews
    1. Event Horizon (1997) (Rental Review)
    2. Underrated Horror Movies (Rental Reviews)
  4. Other
    1. Joe Bob Briggs (talking horror)
    2. Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Live (this is where James, Mike, Ryan, and a couple more of their friends do live streamed commentaries over two old, shitty, public domain horror movies, The Terror from 1963 and House on Haunted Hill from 1959. After that, James showed every single episode of Cinemassacre's Monster Madness, from 2007 to 2017, in their original premiere order, in their uncut versions. After the livestream was over, he uploaded the entire thing to YouTube).

2019 - Monster Madness 13

  1. Evil Dead Franchise (1981-2018)
  2. Incubus (1966)
  3. Ernest Scared Stupid (1991)
  4. One Hour Photo (2002)
  5. Man's Best Friend (1993)
  6. The Head Incident (1999)
    1. This is the first time that James is reviewing a horror film that he made. It was made almost exactly 20 years prior to reviewing it.
  7. At Midnight I'll Take Your Soul (1964)
  8. Gremlins 1 and 2 (1984 and 1990)
  9. Space Invaders (1990)
  10. M (1931)
  11. Cage Match!! Mandy vs 8mm
  12. Braindead aka Dead Alive (1992)
  13. The Phantasm Series (1979-2016)
  14. The Devil's Rejects and 3 From Hell (2005 and 2019)
  15. Jacob's Ladder (1990)
  16. Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990)
  17. Monster Brawl (2011)
  18. Hereditary (2018)
  19. Waxwork (1988)
  20. Demon Knight (1995)

Rental Reviews

Rental Reviews is a more recent series on the channel where James and his friends Justin, Tony, and Kiren, casually discuss & review various movies, sometimes horror, but not always. Occasionally Mike will join them too, but not often. The reviews take place in James' basement, which is laid out in the design of a retro video rental store, which he humorously calls Cinemassacre Video; this is due to James' deep seated nostalgia for old school video rental stores.

  1. MAC and ME: McDonald's Rip-Off E.T. Movie (1988) - Rental Reviews
  2. COMMANDO: 'Schwarzenegger Action' at its Best - Rental Reviews
  3. Surf Ninjas: Surfing Karate Kids and Rob Schneider - Rental Reviews
  4. Movies We Changed Our Minds About - Rental Reviews
  5. RAD: The Raddest (and Only?) BMX Racing Movie - Rental Reviews
  6. THE Predator Movie Review... or is it Predator 4? or 6? - Rental Reviews
  7. The BIGFOOT Movie: Harry and the Hendersons - Rental Reviews
  8. Starship Troopers Review: Good, Bad, or Both? - Rental Reviews
  9. From Dusk Till Dawn: Tarantino takes on Vampires - Rental Reviews
  10. Event Horizon: Space Horror That's Scary Good - Rental Reviews
  11. Underrated Horror Movies for Monster Madness - Rental Reviews
  12. Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, Worst of the TOS Films - Rental Reviews
  13. Mortal Kombat Annihilation: Terrible Sequel, Terrible Movie - Rental Reviews
  14. Creed II: The Solid Sequel to Rocky IV - Rental Reviews
  15. Video Rental Store Memories with Nostalgia Critic & Cinema Snob - Rental Reviews
  16. Is Jingle All the Way Really That Bad? - Rental Reviews
  17. “Old Habits DIE HARD” - Christmas Rental Reviews
  18. Macaulay Culkin's Pick: Big Trouble in Little China - Rental Reviews
  19. The Star Wars Holiday Special Made Us Itchy and Lumpy - Rental Reviews
  20. Freaked Review: Pretty Freakin' Gross - Rental Reviews
  21. Demolition Man Review - Rental Reviews
  22. What's the Goriest Movie You’ve Ever Seen? - Rental Reviews
  23. Akira (1988) Anime Review - Rental Reviews
  24. Underrated Action Movies - Rental Reviews
  25. Caddyshack (1980) Review - Golfers, Gophers, and Goofballs - Rental Reviews
  26. Raiders VS. Last Crusade - Indiana Jones Showdown - Rental Reviews
  27. Temple of Doom VS. Crystal Skull - Indiana Jones Showdown - Rental Reviews
  28. Strangest Actor Recastings in Movies & TV - Rental Reviews
  29. Leprechaun St. Patrick's Day Special (Original & Leprechaun Returns) - Rental Reviews
  30. Ernest Goes To Jail - Jim Varney's Most Electrifying Performance - Rental Reviews
  31. Road House (1989) Review and our Weirdest Bar Stories - Rental Reviews
  32. The Running Man (1987) When Reality TV gets TOO real! - Rental Reviews
  33. Mortal Kombat: The Journey Begins (2D & 3D Animated Film) - Rental Reviews
  34. Kazaam Review (1996) Starring Shaq the Rapping Genie - Rental Reviews
  35. Why Doesn’t James Like the Avengers Movies? (No Endgame Spoilers) - Rental Reviews
  36. Pokémon Detective Pikachu Review (2019) - Rental Reviews
  37. The Fifth Element (1997) the Wacky Sci-Fi Action Comedy Love Story - Rental Reviews
  38. Last Action Hero (1993) the Schwarzenegger Parody Better Than Most Other Action - Rental Reviews
  39. Godzilla: King of the Monsters Review (2019) "Godzilla 2" - Rental Reviews
  40. Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987) - Worst Superman Movie?? - Rental Reviews
  41. The Spice Girls Movie "Spice World" Review (1997) with Erin Plays - Rental Reviews
  42. R.O.T.O.R. (1987) - Part Terminator, Part Robocop, ALL TERRIBLE! - Rental Reviews
  43. Rental Reviews LIVE! (Panel from TooManyGames) - Rental Reviews
  44. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, with Scott The Woz!! - Rental Reviews
  45. Kermit's Swamp Years (with Arlo) the Worst Muppet Movie - Rental Reviews
  46. Plan 9 from Outer Space (60th Anniversary) the Ed Wood Classic - Rental Reviews
  47. Dumb and Dumber (1994) the '90s Comedy Classic - Rental Reviews
  48. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1 and 2 - The First (and best) TMNT Films - Rental Reviews
  49. DUEL (1971) It's Steven Spielberg's "Jaws," but with a Truck - Rental Reviews
  50. Norm Macdonald and Bob Saget's Dirty Work (1998) Chris Farley's Last Film - Rental Reviews
  51. Anonymous Rex (2004) Dinosaurs in Disguise! (with Psychostick) - Rental Reviews
  52. Airplane! (1980) Laughs, One-Liners, and Leslie Nielsen (with Psychostick) - Rental Reviews
  53. True Lies Review (1994) The Tippy Top of Mount Schwarzenegger - Rental Reviews
  54. The Sandlot (1993) - A Family Film About Baseball and a Big Dog! - Rental Reviews
  55. Rambo: First Blood (1982) Review with Keith Apicary & Nathan Barnatt - Rental Reviews
  56. Jurassic Park 2 VS. 3 - What's better, The Lost World or Jurassic Park III?? - Rental Reviews
  57. The Blob (1958) VS.The Blob (1988) - Rental Reviews
  58. Chopping Mall - Where Shopping Costs You an Arm and a Leg! - Rental Reviews
  59. The Monster Squad (1987) The Ultimate Monster Mash? - Rental Reviews
  60. Our Favorite Halloween TV Memories with Mr. Lobo - Rental Reviews
  61. Predator (1987) - Rental Reviews



  1. Mother Fucker Mike
  2. Guitar Guy
  3. Nerdy Terd
  4. Shit Pickle
  5. Super Mecha Death Christ
  6. Patt the NES Punk
  7. Spider-Man
  8. The Angry Video Game Nerd
  9. The Ninja
  10. Lloyd Kaufman


  1. Nostalgia Critic
  2. Glitch Gremlin
  3. Bugs Bunny
  4. Hillbilly
  5. Chop Top
  6. Leatherface
  7. Klingon
  8. Bad Luck Bootsy
  9. Dream Phone
  10. Mr. Bucket
  11. Franken Nerd
  12. R.O.B. The Robot
  13. Jason Voorhees
  14. Freddy Kruger
  15. The Devil
  16. The Joker
  17. Michael Myers
  18. The Ghosts of Christmas
  19. The Cowardly Lion
  20. Death Mwauthzyx
  21. Board James
  22. Skylar
  23. Dream Phone
  24. Mr. Bucket
  25. Bloodstain Bears
  26. Angry Video Game Nerd (Bloodstain Bears Universe)
  27. Tyrant
  28. Pepsiman
  29. Fred Fuchs (alternately Fred Fucks)


  1. Bullshit Man
  2. Boo
  3. Naggi
  4. Beer Droid
  5. Mr. Riggs

Cinemassacre Extras (Channel)

James and Mike have another channel on YouTube, where they upload additional bonus material such as old Angry Video Games episodes in higher quality and other bonus material.

Angry Video Game Nerd Movie

It was announced that a movie based on his "Angry Nerd" Character would be made. The film premiered at the Grauman's Theater in Hollywood, California, on July 21, 2014.

Mike Matei


Mike Matei

Mike Matei known for creating the YouTube channel as JamesNintendoNerd, is an American YouTube Celebrity, gamer, writer and internet personality who plays video games with James Rolfe on James & Mike Mondays. Matei is also the co-writer for The Angry Video Game Nerd (series). He has played many guest characters on the show. Matei also drew the title cards that appear in the show's intro (episodes 5-100).

Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures

Matei appeared as a playable character in 2013's The Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures for Steam and Wii U. He wields a red lightsaber and has the ability to see through blocks hiding items that will assist the play such as health. His only quote is "Hey, Nerd! You're here too!" once the player stumbles upon him. When the actual Nerd reviewed such a game in AVGN Games, he didn't know who Mike was. This is because Mike only appears behind the scenes between the Nerd's fictitious world and James Rolfe's real world.

Mike's Game Glitches

On January 14, 2011, Mike Matei did his first solo video for Cinemassacre "How to Jump Over The Flagpole on Stage 1-1 in Super Mario Bros". Which went viral on the web. In interviews, Matei has stated that he originally was going to include this as part of the abandoned video "AVGN Game Glitches 2". Instead, Matei started his own spin-off series called "Mike's Game Glitches", where he showed the audience how to perform glitches and tricks in video games. This series ran from Feb 2011 to Feb 2012. Currently Matei spends most of his time editing James & Mike Mondays and other Cinemassacre videos.

Game Reviews

James & Mike Mondays

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Mike & Ryan Talk About Games


Though Mike began doing comedic videos, he has progressed into doing more serious critiques of games. Matei is a major contributor in helping with the video editing for Cinemassacre's Monster Madness. Rolfe also made many student films in college.

Theme Songs

Starting with his review of McKids James got his close friend and musician Kyle Justin to write and record an offical theme song for the show, by taking a lot of the phrases that James has said in previous reviews and putting them into lyrics.

Original Lyrics

He's gonna take you back to the past, to play the shitty games that suck ass, he'd rather have a buffalow, take a diareah dump in his ear, he'd rather eat, the rotton asshole, of a roadkilled skunk and down it with beer, he's the angriest gamer you've ever heard, he's the angry Nintendo Nerd, he's the angry Atari Sega nerd, he's the angry video game nerd.

Full Lyrics

He's gonna take you back to the past, to play the shitty games that suck ass, he'd rather have a buffalow, take a diareah dump in his ear, he'd rather eat, the rotton asshole, of a roadkilled skunk and down it with beer, he's the angriest gamer you've ever heard, he's the angry Nintendo Nerd, he's the angry Atari Sega nerd, he's the angry video game nerd. When you turn on your TV, make sure it's tuned to channel 3, he's got a nerdy shirt, and a pocket pouch, although I've never seen him write anything down, he's got a power glove, and a filthy mouth, armed with his every will tear these games down. He's the angriest gamer you've ever heard, he's the angry Nintendo nerd, he's the angry Atari Sega nerd, he's the Angry Video Game Nerd. He plays the worst games of all time, horrible abonimations of mankind. They make him so mad he could spit, or say cowabunga - Cowa fuckin' piece of dog shit. The rip you off and down care one bit, but this nerd he doesn't forget it, like why can't a turtle swim, why can't I land a plane, they got a quick buck for this shit load of fuck. The characters names are wrong, why are the passwords so long, why don't the wapons do anything.....he's the angriest gamer you've ever heard.....the games suck so bad he makes up his own words. He's the angriest most pisssed off gaming nerd. He's the angry Atari, Amigo, CD-I, Colecovision, Intelevision, Sega, Neo Geo, Turbo GrafiX 16, Odyssey, 3DO, Commador, Ninento nerd.....he's the game.....nerd.....

Angry Video Game Nerd Full Theme Song

Angry Video Game Nerd Full Theme Song

Christmas Alternative Lyrics

He's playing some games, the worst he recalls, he's gonna find out which ones suck the most balls, the Angry Video Game Nerd is here. Oh, he's making a list and checking it twice, he's gonna go home and eat chicken and rice, the Angry Video Game Nerd is here. He plays the games that stink, he knows which games to break, he just might even hate them all, cause he's mad for fuckin' sake. You better watch out, don't give these games a try, you better not play them, he's telling you why, the Angry Video Game Nerd is here.

Angry Video Game Nerd Christmas Theme

Angry Video Game Nerd Christmas Theme

Nintendo Power Alternative Lyrics

Get the power, Nintendo Power, get the clues that you can use Nintendo Power, higher and higher fighting your way through enemy fire.

Kyle Justin - Nintendo Power AVGN

Kyle Justin - Nintendo Power AVGN

Techno Remix

As a one time thing James had the theme song remixed in a techno version.

Angry Video Game Nerd Theme Techno Remix - Full version

Angry Video Game Nerd Theme Techno Remix - Full version


  1. "What a shitload of fuck."
  2. Ass! Hole? Ass [Beep]! Television makes a lot of sense."
  3. "Ass!"
  4. "Yeah, I like saying the word 'ass' a lot. I guess you could say I'm an 'assaholic.'"
  5. "I'd rather have a buffalo take a diarrhoea dump in my ear."
  6. "I'd rather eat the rotten asshole of a roadkilled skunk and down it with beer."
  7. "I'd rather have a diarrhoea dog take a lava dump in my ear!"
  8. "What were they thinking?"
  9. "You know what, you fucking game, I banged your mom."
  10. "Cowa fuckin' piece of dog shit! This game is diarrhoea coming out of my dick!"
  11. "It's MeatWad! Yeah, it's fucking MeatWad!"
  12. "You're a poopy head!"


  • In the video "Top 10 Popular Films I Don't Love", James has stated he is of Italian descent.
  • James has stated that he wanted to make movies ever since he was a kid.


External links

  1. Angry Video Game Nerd Wiki
  2. JamesNintendoNerd on YouTube

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