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29th Jul '16 6:48:53 PM rjd1922
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* In a series of DVD-exclusive reviews, WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic reviews a series of films by "The Nostalgia Cricket" (not realizing that it's actually himself). At the end of the last review, he says, "And that was ''WebVideo/ToBoldlyFlee''. And what a shock, it made me want to boldly flee."



* In a series of DVD-exclusive reviews, WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic reviews a series of films by "The Nostalgia Cricket" (not realizing that it's actually himself). At the end of the last review, he says, "And that was ''WebVideo/ToBoldlyFlee''. And what a shock, it made me want to boldly flee."
29th Jul '16 6:46:36 PM rjd1922
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** Much fun was had by the Website/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses HateDom with WebVideo/{{Phelous}}'s line "[[ThisIsGonnaSuck This is gonna suck]]" in the ''WebVideo/SuburbanKnights'' trailer.

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** Much fun was had by the Website/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses HateDom {{Hatedom}} with WebVideo/{{Phelous}}'s line "[[ThisIsGonnaSuck This is gonna suck]]" in the ''WebVideo/SuburbanKnights'' trailer.
5th Jul '16 4:19:18 AM Morgenthaler
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** The next film, ''Film/TheHobbitTheDesolationOfSmaug'', ends with Bilbo watching in horror as Smaug flies off to lay waste to Laketown, and whispers [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone "What have we done?"]] When WebVideo/HonestTrailers criticised the movie as an excess of padding, they played that clip of Bilbo and followed it up by asking forlornly "What indeed, Bilbo?"

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** * The next film, ''Film/TheHobbitTheDesolationOfSmaug'', ends with Bilbo watching in horror as Smaug flies off to lay waste to Laketown, and whispers [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone "What have we done?"]] When WebVideo/HonestTrailers criticised the movie as an excess of padding, they played that clip of Bilbo and followed it up by asking forlornly "What indeed, Bilbo?"
6th Jun '16 10:24:01 PM Jeduthun
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This is sort of an inversion of QuotesFitForATrailer, when the work's creators or publicizers use a work's own lines to ''promote'' it. Of course, reviewers can do this trope "positively" and creators can do that one "negatively", but such instances are rare (especially the latter for [[PolishTheTurd a certain reason]]). Compare SpoofedWithTheirOwnWords.

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This is sort of an inversion of QuotesFitForATrailer, when the work's creators or publicizers use a work's own lines to ''promote'' it. Of course, reviewers can do this trope "positively" and creators can do that one "negatively", but such instances are rare (especially the latter for [[PolishTheTurd a certain reason]]). Compare SpoofedWithTheirOwnWords. SpoofedWithTheirOwnWords; see also SnarkBait.
31st May '16 8:04:06 AM BananaPancakes
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** The review in ''SFX'' starts off saying it's almost too obvious to say that "''Vampires Suck'' ... does", but it's also entirely accurate.

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** The review in ''SFX'' starts off saying it's almost too obvious to say that "''Vampires Suck'' ... Suck'' does", but it's also entirely accurate.



* [[http://www.totalfilm.com/reviews/cinema/disaster-movie This review]] of ''Film/DisasterMovie''. "Contender for most apt movie title ever".
* {{WebVideo/Luke Mochrie|AndTheInners}} took the "random events" line from the trailer of ''{{Devil}}'' and said that it describes the film as a whole perfectly; [[RandomEventsPlot everything that happens in the plot is random]].

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* [[http://www.totalfilm.com/reviews/cinema/disaster-movie This review]] of ''Film/DisasterMovie''. "Contender for most apt movie title ever".
ever."
* {{WebVideo/Luke Mochrie|AndTheInners}} took the "random events" line from the trailer of ''{{Devil}}'' ''Film/{{Devil}}'' and said that it describes the film as a whole perfectly; [[RandomEventsPlot everything that happens in the plot is random]].random.]]



** "I know this all sounds so stupid and offensive and unbelievably amateurish that it's hard to believe, but... ''[[http://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/why-would-i-lie-1980 Why Would I Lie]]''?

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** "I know this all sounds so stupid and offensive and unbelievably amateurish that it's hard to believe, but... but ''[[http://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/why-would-i-lie-1980 Why Would I Lie]]''?



** The review of ''Film/SuckerPunch'': "You know what? Take the 'Punch' out of it, just 'Sucker', alright?" - said Korey Coleman.

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** The review of ''Film/SuckerPunch'': "You know what? Take the 'Punch' out of it, just 'Sucker', alright?" - -- said Korey Coleman.



--->'''Co-Host 3000:''' I will give the movie credit though: You are given a fair warning at the very beginning, where you see one of the fucking err... fugly Olsen twin--\\
'''Leon:''' Olsen twin?\\
'''Co-Host 3000:''' --addresses the screen and addresses the audiences by tell[ing] them "Get ready to embrace the suck."\\

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--->'''Co-Host 3000:''' 3000''': I will give the movie credit though: You are given a fair warning at the very beginning, where you see one of the fucking err... err fugly Olsen twin--\\
'''Leon:''' '''Leon''': Olsen twin?\\
'''Co-Host 3000:''' 3000''': --addresses the screen and addresses the audiences by tell[ing] them "Get ready to embrace the suck."\\



'''Co-Host 3000:''' Wow, you really embrace it.\\
'''Leon:''' That-that is ballsy for a movie to ''look'' you in the eyes and tell you "Embrace the suck".\\
'''Korey:''' By the way, none of us embrace this, okay? It was forced upon us.\\
'''Cyrus:''' However, we acknowledge that it did in fact, suck.
** ''Film/CopOut'' review: "I mean, just think about--Okay, the name of this movie is 'Cop Out', and this... that name alone has so much more hidden meanings into it than we'll ever know because Holy Jesus! I cannot believe what I suffered through tonight." said Co-Host 3000.
** ''Film/TheCabinInTheWoods'' review: "It gave me a cabin in the ''[[IncrediblyLamePun wood]]''" - guest reviewer Brian Salisbury.

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'''Co-Host 3000:''' 3000''': Wow, you really embrace it.\\
'''Leon:''' '''Leon''': That-that is ballsy for a movie to ''look'' you in the eyes and tell you "Embrace the suck".\\
'''Korey:''' '''Korey''': By the way, none of us embrace this, okay? It was forced upon us.\\
'''Cyrus:''' '''Cyrus''': However, we acknowledge that it did in fact, suck.
** ''Film/CopOut'' review: "I mean, just think about--Okay, about -- Okay, the name of this movie is 'Cop Out', and this... this that name alone has so much more hidden meanings into it than we'll ever know because Holy Jesus! I cannot believe what I suffered through tonight." said Co-Host 3000.
** ''Film/TheCabinInTheWoods'' review: "It gave me a cabin in the ''[[IncrediblyLamePun ''[[{{Pun}} wood]]''" - -- guest reviewer Brian Salisbury.



--->'''Co-Host 3000:''' Have we-Have we mentioned the title of this movie?\\
'''Korey:''' A Thousand Words.\\
'''Co-Host 3000:''' No, no. Actually, it's ''A Thousand Deaths of Creator/EddieMurphy''.\\

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--->'''Co-Host 3000:''' 3000''': Have we-Have we mentioned the title of this movie?\\
'''Korey:''' A '''Korey''': ''A Thousand Words.Words''.\\
'''Co-Host 3000:''' 3000''': No, no. Actually, it's ''A Thousand Deaths of Creator/EddieMurphy''.\\



'''Co-Host 3000:''' 'Cause every goddamn frame is literally killing Eddie Murphy's career.\\
'''Korey:''' Oh, I though you were gonna say A Thousand Words Can't Describe How Bad This Movie Is.

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'''Co-Host 3000:''' 3000''': 'Cause every goddamn frame is literally killing Eddie Murphy's career.\\
'''Korey:''' '''Korey''': Oh, I though you were gonna say A "A Thousand Words Can't Describe How Bad This Movie Is."



-->'''Foy''': Just how bad is ''Lake Dead''? There's a scene about an hour in when one of the girls in the movie freaks out over their situation and starts yelling, "This is so bad! This is awful!" Sitting in the theater I felt like that scene in ''Film/TheTerminator'' when the building super knocks on the door to ask The Terminator if everything is okay in there and multiple response choices began scrolling across the machine's field of sight. In this case, my options were: "No kidding!","You're telling me?","Ain't that the truth!","Tell me something I don't know!","Preach on, sister!","Oh, so it's a self-reviewing movie?" The one the Terminator selected, "Fuck you, asshole!" might have fit here as well, if only out of sheer spite.

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-->'''Foy''': Just how bad is ''Lake Dead''? There's a scene about an hour in when one of the girls in the movie freaks out over their situation and starts yelling, "This is so bad! This is awful!" Sitting in the theater I felt like that scene in ''Film/TheTerminator'' when the building super knocks on the door to ask The Terminator if everything is okay in there and multiple response choices began scrolling across the machine's field of sight. In this case, my options were: "No kidding!","You're kidding!", "You're telling me?","Ain't me?", "Ain't that the truth!","Tell truth!", "Tell me something I don't know!","Preach know!", "Preach on, sister!","Oh, sister!", "Oh, so it's a self-reviewing movie?" The one the Terminator selected, "Fuck you, asshole!" might have fit here as well, if only out of sheer spite.



* At least 5 critics used the title acronym of ''Film/{{House At The End of the Street}}'' (spelled as "HATES") to describe how they feel about the movie.

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* At least 5 five critics used the title acronym of ''Film/{{House At The End of the Street}}'' ''Film/HouseAtTheEndOfTheStreet'' (spelled as "HATES") to describe how they feel about the movie.



* The movie ''Film/{{Twister}}'' coined the term "the Suck Zone" to describe the point where a tornado lifts you into the air. Many reviewers [[SnarkBait found other creative uses for the term]]. At least the production team was smart enough not to go with their original idea for the tagline: "It Sucks." [[note]][[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0117998/trivia?tab=tr&item=tr0668823 No, seriously.]][[/note]]

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* The movie ''Film/{{Twister}}'' coined the term "the Suck Zone" to describe the point where a tornado lifts you into the air. Many reviewers [[SnarkBait found other creative uses for the term]]. At least the production team was smart enough not to go with their original idea for the tagline: "It Sucks." [[note]][[http://www."[[note]][[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0117998/trivia?tab=tr&item=tr0668823 No, seriously.]][[/note]]



* At the end of ''Film/JackAndJill'', AlPacino is being shown the incredibly cheesy Dunkin' Donuts commercial he was hired to perform in and he tells the protagonist "Burn this. This must never be seen...by ''anyone''. All copies...''destroy them''." Cue several reviewers "wondering" if he was actually referring to the movie itself.

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* At the end of ''Film/JackAndJill'', AlPacino Creator/AlPacino is being shown the incredibly cheesy Dunkin' Donuts commercial he was for which Jack hired him to perform in and he perform. He tells the protagonist Jack, "Burn this. This must never be seen...seen by ''anyone''. All copies...copies ''destroy them''." Cue several reviewers "wondering" if he was actually referring to the movie itself.



* Many reviews of ''Film/TheHobbitAnUnexpectedJourney'' picked up on Gandalf's line in response to being called out on telling a tall tale in the film 'Well, all good stories deserve embellishment.' that may or may not have been intended as a TakeThatCritics by Creator/PeterJackson and certainly seems to embody Jackson's adaptational approach for better or worse.
** The next film, ''Film/TheHobbitTheDesolationOfSmaug'', ends with Bilbo watching in horror as Smaug flies off to lay waste to Laketown, and whispers [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone "What have we done?"]] When WebVideo/HonestTrailers criticised the movie as an excess of padding, they played that clip of Bilbo and followed it up by asking forlornly "what indeed, Bilbo?"
* [[http://rogersworst.blogspot.nl/2011/01/14-anaconda-1997.html This review]] of ''Film/{{Anaconda}}'' from a blog reassessing movie reviews by Creator/RogerEbert hated it a lot more than Ebert (who thought it was SoBadItsGood at best himself). Near the end the reviewer notes Jennifer Lopez's character commenting on the InUniverse documentary they are shooting "This film was supposed to be my big break, it's turned out to be a big disaster.", and says he loves truth in movies.

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* Many reviews of ''Film/TheHobbitAnUnexpectedJourney'' picked up on Gandalf's line in response to being called out on telling a tall tale in the film 'Well, all good stories deserve embellishment.' embellishment' that may or may not have been intended as a TakeThatCritics by Creator/PeterJackson and certainly seems to embody Jackson's adaptational approach for better or worse.
** The next film, ''Film/TheHobbitTheDesolationOfSmaug'', ends with Bilbo watching in horror as Smaug flies off to lay waste to Laketown, and whispers [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone "What have we done?"]] When WebVideo/HonestTrailers criticised the movie as an excess of padding, they played that clip of Bilbo and followed it up by asking forlornly "what "What indeed, Bilbo?"
* [[http://rogersworst.blogspot.nl/2011/01/14-anaconda-1997.html This review]] of ''Film/{{Anaconda}}'' from a blog reassessing movie reviews by Creator/RogerEbert hated it a lot more than Ebert (who thought it was SoBadItsGood at best himself). Near the end the reviewer notes Jennifer Lopez's character Music/JenniferLopez's character, commenting on the InUniverse documentary they are shooting shooting, "This film was supposed to be my big break, it's turned out to be a big disaster.", disaster", and says he loves truth in movies.



* In ''Film/TheRoom,'' when Claudette walks in on [[CoitusInterruptus two of Lisa's friends having sex,]] she exclaims, "What are these characters doing here?!" Both WebVideo/ObscurusLupa and WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic have pretty much the same question in their reviews, given that the scene in question [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment adds nothing to the plot, and the characters in it are totally irrelevant.]]

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* In ''Film/TheRoom,'' ''Film/TheRoom'', when Claudette walks in on [[CoitusInterruptus two of Lisa's friends having sex,]] sex]], she exclaims, "What are these characters doing here?!" Both WebVideo/ObscurusLupa and WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic have pretty much the same question in their reviews, given that the scene in question [[BigLippedAlligatorMoment adds nothing to the plot, and the characters in it are totally irrelevant.]]



* The website Website/KnowYourMeme allows users to comment on research articles detailing the various internet memes circulating "teh interwebz." The website is pretty heavy on [[SelfDemonstratingArticle Self-Demonstrating Articles]], especially made by those users in question, but whenever articles come along that people don't like or that are too forced, they will use these reviews to mock the one who attempted to make it. [[http://knowyourmeme.com/photos/333625-bad-luck-sora For instance...]]

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* The website Website/KnowYourMeme allows users to comment on research articles detailing the various internet memes circulating "teh interwebz." The website is pretty heavy on [[SelfDemonstratingArticle Self-Demonstrating Articles]], especially made by those users in question, but whenever articles come along that people don't like or that are too forced, they will use these reviews to mock the one who attempted to make it. [[http://knowyourmeme.com/photos/333625-bad-luck-sora For instance...]]instance ]]



-->'''Yahtzee:''' "''Remember Me''? Kinda forgettable!" Arf-arf!

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-->'''Yahtzee:''' -->'''Yahtzee:''': "''Remember Me''? Kinda forgettable!" Arf-arf!



-->[We see] various clips from imaginary episodes of early 90's talk shows that took the subject of WesternAnimation/BugsBunny. [...] Daffy is viewing this stuff on his TV and mutters to himself, "This is ridiculous!" He read our minds.

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-->[We see] various clips from imaginary episodes of early 90's talk shows that took the subject of WesternAnimation/BugsBunny. [...] [] Daffy is viewing this stuff on his TV and mutters to himself, "This is ridiculous!" He read our minds.



* Viewers of ''Film/FantasticFour2015'' have latched onto the line "We gave you six years and millions of dollars, and you gave us nothing" - a perfect summation of the film's notoriously TroubledProduction and poor critical and commercial reception.

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* Viewers of ''Film/FantasticFour2015'' have latched onto the line "We gave you six years and millions of dollars, and you gave us nothing" - -- a perfect summation of the film's notoriously TroubledProduction and poor critical and commercial reception.


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* Several reviewers of ''Film/XMenApocalypse'' who disliked it zeroed in on its scene wherein Cyclops, Jean, Jubilee, and Nightcrawler go to a theater playing ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi''. After leaving, they [[BrokenBase bicker]] over whether [[Film/ANewHope the original]] or ''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack'' was the best ''Franchise/StarWars'' movie, but come out agreeing, [[RuleOfThree "The third movie]] [[{{Sequelitis}} is always the worst."]] Many real-life critics noted it could describe either ''Film/XMenTheLastStand'' or ''Apocalypse'', both of which were the third movies in their respective trilogies and were the worst-reviewed.
16th May '16 7:57:33 PM Kirayoshi
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* Reviewing the Creator/MartinLawrence comedy ''What's the Worst That Could Happen?'', several critics answered, "This movie."
3rd May '16 3:06:25 PM Jeduthun
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A stock part of {{review}}s, usually critical ones.

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A [[ReviewerStockPhrases stock part part]] of {{review}}s, usually critical ones.
24th Mar '16 4:34:15 PM Jeduthun
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** "I know this all sounds so stupid and offensive and unbelievably amateurish that it's hard to believe, but... ''[[http://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/why-would-i-lie-1980 Why Would I Lie]]''?
24th Mar '16 3:41:59 PM Jeduthun
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* Leonard Maltin earned a spot in the ''[[Literature/GuinnessWorldRecords Guinness Book of World Records]]'' for shortest movie review for his criticism of 1948's ''Isn't It Romantic?'' Maltin's review read, in its entirety: "[[BluntYes No]]."

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* Leonard Maltin Creator/LeonardMaltin earned a spot in the ''[[Literature/GuinnessWorldRecords Guinness Book of World Records]]'' for shortest movie review for his criticism of 1948's ''Isn't It Romantic?'' Maltin's review read, in its entirety: "[[BluntYes No]]."
23rd Mar '16 9:17:25 PM CapDac
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** The next film, ''Film/TheHobbitTheDesolationOfSmaug'', ends with Bilbo watching in horror as Smaug flies off to lay waste to Laketown, and whispers [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone "What have we done?"]] When WebVideo/HonestTrailers criticised the movie as an excess of padding, they played that clip of Bilbo and followed it up by asking forlornly "what indeed, Bilbo?"
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