History YMMV / TheBlockbusterBuster

25th Jun '17 6:15:48 PM nombretomado
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** While he technically didn't bust that many in this category, he has a bad habit to categorize ''all'' movies [[FriendlyNeighborhoodVampire depicting vampires in a more sympathetic light]] as Twilight-like movies, with the implication he believes they should be AlwaysChaoticEvil in every media they appear in, [[Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer Angel]] being apparently the sole exception to the rule (most notably, he accused ''Film/InterviewWithAVampire'' of having turned them into "pussies", and his ''Literature/VampireAcademy'' referred to the good-aligned Moroi as "Lame-pires" while the evil Strigoi were called "Real vampires"). Those who actually enjoy stories about good vampires aren't necessary pleased.

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** While he technically didn't bust that many in this category, he has a bad habit to categorize ''all'' movies [[FriendlyNeighborhoodVampire depicting vampires in a more sympathetic light]] as Twilight-like movies, with the implication he believes they should be AlwaysChaoticEvil in every media they appear in, [[Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer Angel]] being apparently the sole exception to the rule (most notably, he accused ''Film/InterviewWithAVampire'' ''Film/InterviewWithTheVampire'' of having turned them into "pussies", and his ''Literature/VampireAcademy'' referred to the good-aligned Moroi as "Lame-pires" while the evil Strigoi were called "Real vampires"). Those who actually enjoy stories about good vampires aren't necessary pleased.
18th Jun '17 5:07:36 PM NightShade96
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** [=ERod=] later explains in his Honest Review of ''TheDarkKnightRises'' that it wasn't ironic at all because Joseph wasn't playing Robin at all, his character just had the name "Robin".

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** [=ERod=] later explains in his Honest Review of ''TheDarkKnightRises'' ''Film/TheDarkKnightRises'' that it wasn't ironic at all because Joseph wasn't playing Robin at all, his character just had the name "Robin".
8th Jun '17 5:40:37 PM Theokal3
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** In his video describing his problem with the various upcoming (at the time) DC movies, he complains that Wonder Woman "just" fighthing World War I soldiers is "lame" because her main thing is supposed to be fighting and interacting with things from Greek Mythology. While Wonder Woman ''is'' indeed primarily associated with Greek Mythology, and has plenty of characters coming from here in both her RoguesGallery and a her Supporting cast, she has been fighting plenty of other opponents over the course of her adventures, and in fact, at least two of her most iconic opponents (Cheetah and Dr Psycho) have nothing to do with Greek Myths.

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** In his video describing his problem with the various upcoming (at the time) DC movies, he complains complained that Wonder Woman "just" fighthing World War I soldiers is was "lame" because her main thing is was supposed to be fighting and interacting with things beings from Greek Mythology. While Wonder Woman ''is'' indeed primarily associated with Greek Mythology, and has plenty of characters coming from here it in both her RoguesGallery and a her Supporting cast, she has been fighting plenty of other opponents over the course of her adventures, and in fact, at least plenty of her villains, including two of her most iconic opponents (Cheetah nemeses (ComicBook/{{Cheetah}} and [[DepravedDwarf Dr Psycho) Psycho]]), have nothing to do with Greek Myths.Myths at all.
8th Jun '17 2:10:33 AM Theokal3
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** In his video describing his problem with the various upcoming (at the time) DC movies, he complains that Wonder Woman "just" fighthing World War I soldiers is "lame" because her main thing is supposed to be fighting and interacting with things from Greek Mythology. While Wonder Woman ''is'' indeed primarily associated with Greek Mythology, and has plenty of characters coming from here in both her RoguesGallery and a her Supporting cast, she has been fighting plenty of other opponents over the course of her adventures, and in fact, at least two of her most iconic opponents (Cheetah and Dr Psycho) have nothing to do with Greek Myths.
7th Jun '17 10:45:15 PM Snoopy92
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* TheyChangedItNowItSucks: Many dislike the reboot due to removing the original format and has now become a series of skit reviews much like some of the new Nostalgia Critic reviews (which also gets a fair share of dislikes)
6th Apr '17 11:57:26 AM erforce
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** In his ''Series/PowerRangersTurbo'' movie review he claims that the movie was non-canon and the show did its own version of how they got their Turbo powers. Except, it ''is'' canon and the Turbo season starts with them already having their powers and the premiere even uses clips from the movie as a flashback, the first episode starts with the BigBad preparing revenge for what the Rangers did in the movie. He's most likely confusing it with the first Power Rangers movie which was non-canon and the third season did its own story of how the Rangers got their ninja powers. Furthermore his complaints about using spandex and the Megazord being a guy in a suit becomes annoying knowing that the Turbo movie was meant to fit in with the series.

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** In his ''Series/PowerRangersTurbo'' movie review ''Film/TurboAPowerRangersMovie'' review, he claims that the movie was non-canon and [[Series/PowerRangersTurbo the show show]] did its own version of how they got their Turbo powers. Except, it ''is'' canon and the Turbo season starts with them already having their powers and the premiere even uses clips from the movie as a flashback, the first episode starts with the BigBad preparing revenge for what the Rangers did in the movie. He's most likely confusing it with the first Power Rangers [[Film/MightyMorphinPowerRangersTheMovie first]] ''Power Rangers'' movie which was non-canon and the third season did its own story of how the Rangers got their ninja powers. Furthermore his complaints about using spandex and the Megazord being a guy in a suit becomes annoying knowing that the Turbo movie was meant to fit in with the series.
28th Mar '17 5:13:45 PM CumbersomeTercel
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** His review of [[Film/{{Dune}} Frank Herbert's Dune]] has a lot of examples of this trope (likely for not having read the books). His most glaring example is him stating that the Spice Melange has no real relevance to the film and isn't really important, when in fact it is the most important part of the films universe for being vital to the Empire's economy, allowing interstellar travel, prolonging life, can give people physic and mental powers and what allows the protagonist, Paul Atreides, to become the Kwisatz Haderach.

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** His review of [[Film/{{Dune}} Frank Herbert's Dune]] ''Film/{{Dune}}'' has a lot of examples of this trope (likely for not having read the books). His most glaring example is him stating that the Spice Melange has no real relevance to the film and isn't really important, when in fact it is the most important part of the films universe for being vital to the Empire's economy, allowing interstellar travel, prolonging life, can give people physic and mental powers and what allows the protagonist, Paul Atreides, to become the Kwisatz Haderach.



* TearJerker: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EIL-zNU6Z1o His review of]] Film/ManOfSteel. He refuses to go by [=ERod=] or give it a score, just addressing with a sad and down voice the major failures of the movie and how every time he watched it, he liked it even less.

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* TearJerker: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EIL-zNU6Z1o His review of]] Film/ManOfSteel.''Film/ManOfSteel''. He refuses to go by [=ERod=] or give it a score, just addressing with a sad and down voice the major failures of the movie and how every time he watched it, he liked it even less.
28th Mar '17 5:12:08 PM CumbersomeTercel
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* BrokenBase: Judging from the reactions to his first video on Website/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses, some find him very entertaining while others find him unfunny and accuse him of ripping off other reviewers (mostly he's Linkara's WebVideo/IrateGamer).

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* BrokenBase: Judging from the reactions to his first video on Website/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses, some find him very entertaining while others find him unfunny and accuse him of ripping off other reviewers (mostly he's Linkara's WebVideo/IrateGamer).WebVideo/TheIrateGamer).



** It's short, but in his ''Film/SupermanReturns'' review, he criticizes the fact Superman is hinted to have impregnated Lois Lane by pointing out the ManOfSteelWomanOfKleenex trope. In truth, whether Superman is subject or not of this trope is a huge case of DependingOnTheWriter, and as pointed out by [[WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall Linkara]] in his ''Comics/DarkKnightStrikesAgain'' review, [[RequiredSecondaryPower he has complete control over his strength (otherwise he wouldn't be able to open a door without breaking it)]], so the trope would most likely not apply. Superman had also temporarily lost his powers in ''Film/SupermanII'' when he and Lois had sex.

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** It's short, but in his ''Film/SupermanReturns'' review, he criticizes the fact Superman is hinted to have impregnated Lois Lane by pointing out the ManOfSteelWomanOfKleenex trope. In truth, whether Superman is subject or not of this trope is a huge case of DependingOnTheWriter, and as pointed out by [[WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall Linkara]] in his ''Comics/DarkKnightStrikesAgain'' ''Comics/TheDarkKnightStrikesAgain'' review, [[RequiredSecondaryPower he has complete control over his strength (otherwise he wouldn't be able to open a door without breaking it)]], so the trope would most likely not apply. Superman had also temporarily lost his powers in ''Film/SupermanII'' when he and Lois had sex.
28th Mar '17 5:11:17 PM CumbersomeTercel
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** Actors Creator/SethRogen, Creator/ShiaLaBeouf and Ashton Kutcher have been used as punchlines for "It could have been a worst option for [insert role here]" (like having Ashton as Max Payne or Rogen as Series/DoctorWho). In Shia's case, [=ERod=] admitted he used him because Shia was an easy target thanks to the Transformers movies and the 4th Indiana Jones, while he snarks at Seth Rogen because he always plays the same character with a different shirt.
* BiasSteamroller: He states in his {{Beastly}} review that Disney's version of Beauty and the Beast was "perfect" and no one should ever make it again because of that. Contrast that to [[WebVideo/BrowsHeldHigh Oancitizen]] [[CrossOver and]] [[WebVideo/SomeJerkWithACamera Jerk's]] review where they say, anything can and should be remade as stories gain power through retelling and stories are owned by no one.

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** Actors Creator/SethRogen, Creator/ShiaLaBeouf and Ashton Kutcher Creator/AshtonKutcher have been used as punchlines for "It could have been a worst option for [insert role here]" (like having Ashton as Max Payne VideoGame/MaxPayne or Rogen as Series/DoctorWho). In Shia's case, [=ERod=] admitted he used him because Shia was an easy target thanks to the Transformers ''Film/{{Transformers}}'' movies and the 4th Indiana Jones, ''Film/IndianaJonesAndTheKingdomOfTheCrystalSkull'', while he snarks at Seth Rogen because he always plays the same character with a different shirt.
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He states in his {{Beastly}} review that Disney's Creator/{{Disney}}'s version of Beauty and the Beast ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'' was "perfect" and no one should ever make it again because of that. Contrast that to [[WebVideo/BrowsHeldHigh Oancitizen]] [[CrossOver and]] [[WebVideo/SomeJerkWithACamera Jerk's]] review where they say, anything can and should be remade as stories gain power through retelling and stories are owned by no one.



** Shows many signs of this towards the MCU. He also seems to dislike everything he hears and sees about any DC movie, given how his Deadpool vs Suicide Squad video contained around 7 minutes of bashing the comic-con trailer for the latter, with the remaining time spent praising the former's comic con trailer. This is because he REALLY dislikes the direction Warner Bros went with the ''Film/ManOfSteel'' and ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice'' as he wanted/feels they should had gone with an idealistic and adventurous tone and faithfull characterization rather than a darker, cynical and intense one (examples: [[ClassicalAntiHero Superman is doubtfull, angsty and less intelligent]] than his comics' counterpart and Batman is a BloodKnight that kills criminals when in the comics he has moral code than doesn't allow him to take a life or let someone die no matter what), he has even said that Superman killing Zod in ''Film/ManOfSteel'' made him lose hope in the franchise and Warner Bros and feels is too late for them to recover.

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** Shows many signs of this towards the MCU. He also seems to dislike everything he hears and sees about any DC movie, given how his Deadpool ''Film/{{Deadpool}}'' vs Suicide Squad ''Film/SuicideSquad'' video contained around 7 minutes of bashing the comic-con trailer for the latter, with the remaining time spent praising the former's comic con trailer. This is because he REALLY dislikes the direction Warner Bros went with the ''Film/ManOfSteel'' and ''Film/BatmanVSupermanDawnOfJustice'' as he wanted/feels they should had gone with an idealistic and adventurous tone and faithfull characterization rather than a darker, cynical and intense one (examples: [[ClassicalAntiHero Superman is doubtfull, angsty and less intelligent]] than his comics' counterpart and Batman is a BloodKnight that kills criminals when in the comics he has a moral code than that doesn't allow him to take a life or let someone die no matter what), he has even said that Superman killing Zod in ''Film/ManOfSteel'' made him lose hope in the franchise and Warner Bros and feels is too late for them to recover.



* BrokenBase: Judging from the reactions to his first video on Website/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses, some find him very entertaining while others find him unfunny and accuse him of ripping off other reviewers (mostly he's Linkara's Irate Gamer).
** It probably didn't help that one of his earliest videos on the site was his ''Atlantis'' review, in which he [[AffectionateParody made fun]] of other contributors.
** Fans are finding the 3 part StarWarsThePhantomMenace review to be [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgement divisive]].

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* BrokenBase: Judging from the reactions to his first video on Website/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses, some find him very entertaining while others find him unfunny and accuse him of ripping off other reviewers (mostly he's Linkara's Irate Gamer).
WebVideo/IrateGamer).
** It probably didn't help that one of his earliest videos on the site was his ''Atlantis'' ''Disney/AtlantisTheLostEmpire'' review, in which he [[AffectionateParody made fun]] of other contributors.
** Fans are finding the 3 three part StarWarsThePhantomMenace ''Film/ThePhantomMenace'' review to be [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgement divisive]].



* CargoShip: In his [[spoiler: Jason X review, [=ERod=] tries to deny being "Robo-sexual", only for him to grab his toaster and get defensive.]]

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* CargoShip: In his [[spoiler: Jason X ''Film/JasonX'' review, [=ERod=] tries to deny being "Robo-sexual", only for him to grab his toaster and get defensive.]]



** It's short, but in his ''Film/SupermanReturns'' review, he criticizes the fact Superman is hinted to have impregnated Lois Lane by pointing out the ManOfSteelWomanOfKleenex trope. In truth, whether Superman is subject or not of this trope is a huge case of DependingOnTheWriter, and as pointed out by [[WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall Linkara]] in his ''Dark Knight Strikes Again'' review, [[RequiredSecondaryPower he has complete control over his strength (otherwise he wouldn't be able to open a door without breaking it)]], so the trope would most likely not apply. Superman had also temporarily lost his powers in Superman 2 when he and Lois had sex.
** In his review of ''WesternAnimation/{{Shrek 2}}'', he criticizes the film for, among other things, betraying the tone of the original film by having songs in it, noting that the only song in the first film (sung by Robin Hood and his gang) was a parody, and interrupted mid-way through by Fiona. Except that not counting pop song covers (which were also in the first film), there is only ''one'' actual musical-style song in ''Shrek 2'' (sung by the Fairy Godmother), and it's just as clearly a parody as the equivalent song in ''Shrek'', being a pretty obvious riff on "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo" from ''Cinderella''. And, in fact, the song is also protested against and ultimately interrupted by Fiona.

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** It's short, but in his ''Film/SupermanReturns'' review, he criticizes the fact Superman is hinted to have impregnated Lois Lane by pointing out the ManOfSteelWomanOfKleenex trope. In truth, whether Superman is subject or not of this trope is a huge case of DependingOnTheWriter, and as pointed out by [[WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall Linkara]] in his ''Dark Knight Strikes Again'' ''Comics/DarkKnightStrikesAgain'' review, [[RequiredSecondaryPower he has complete control over his strength (otherwise he wouldn't be able to open a door without breaking it)]], so the trope would most likely not apply. Superman had also temporarily lost his powers in Superman 2 ''Film/SupermanII'' when he and Lois had sex.
** In his review of ''WesternAnimation/{{Shrek 2}}'', ''WesternAnimation/Shrek2'', he criticizes the film for, among other things, betraying the tone of the original film by having songs in it, noting that the only song in the first film (sung by Robin Hood and his gang) was a parody, and interrupted mid-way through by Fiona. Except that not counting pop song covers (which were also in the first film), there is only ''one'' actual musical-style song in ''Shrek 2'' (sung by the Fairy Godmother), and it's just as clearly a parody as the equivalent song in ''Shrek'', being a pretty obvious riff on "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo" from ''Cinderella''. And, in fact, the song is also protested against and ultimately interrupted by Fiona.



** In his ''Film/DudleyDoRight'' review, he claims that Nell being in love with Horse was being off-character because she loved Dudley. Actually, this ''is'' in-character for Nell since that was one of the main running gags in the original Dudley Do-Right cartoon.

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** In his ''Film/DudleyDoRight'' review, he claims that Nell being in love with Horse was being off-character because she loved Dudley. Actually, this ''is'' in-character for Nell since that was one of the main running gags in the original Dudley Do-Right ''WesternAnimation/DudleyDoRight'' cartoon.



* DesignatedHero: As much as he tries playing himself off as a superhero, he acts a lot more like a bully to movies. The reviews for ''Literature/TheLittleVampire'' and ''WesternAnimation/{{Robots}}'' come to mind, but honestly just watch the Robots one to see his running gag just for celebrity cameo-voices.
** Even more hilarious when you realize that the supposed "Evil" version of him actually did less than he implies he does. What exactly did he do when he's first introduced? He admits he likes Spider-Man 3 most of all out of the Spider-Man series. Apparently just doing that is punishable by being trapped in the Phantom Zone. The rest of his actions could easily be described as a revenge trip.

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* DesignatedHero: DesignatedHero:
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As much as he tries playing himself off as a superhero, he acts a lot more like a bully to movies. The reviews for ''Literature/TheLittleVampire'' and ''WesternAnimation/{{Robots}}'' come to mind, but honestly just watch the Robots one to see his running gag just for celebrity cameo-voices.
** Even more hilarious when you realize that the supposed "Evil" version of him actually did less than he implies he does. What exactly did he do when he's first introduced? He admits he likes Spider-Man 3 ''Film/SpiderMan3'' most of all out of the Spider-Man series.''Film/SpiderManTrilogy''. Apparently just doing that is punishable by being trapped in the Phantom Zone. The rest of his actions could easily be described as a revenge trip.



* HeartwarmingInHindsight: In the ''Film/{{Elektra}}'' review, he needs to give a woman's perspective and becomes SHE-Rod [[spoiler: before we find out that SHE-Rod is actually a DistaffCounterpart]]. The first thing SHE-Rod notes is "I'm gorgeous!" and it seems like an AttractiveBentGender joke. Then you find out that they're married in RealLife.
** Not only Doug Jones doing a cameo for [=ERod=]'s review of Rocky and Bullwinkle is awesome and adorable when Doug recognized [=ERod=]'s appreciation for his filmography, [=ERod=] also highlighted Jones' participation in ''Rock Jocks'', which was directed by Paul (Panda Bear / Dr. Nemesis), his best friend.

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* HeartwarmingInHindsight: HeartwarmingInHindsight:
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In the ''Film/{{Elektra}}'' review, he needs to give a woman's perspective and becomes SHE-Rod [[spoiler: before we find out that SHE-Rod is actually a DistaffCounterpart]]. The first thing SHE-Rod notes is "I'm gorgeous!" and it seems like an AttractiveBentGender joke. Then you find out that they're married in RealLife.
** Not only Doug Jones Creator/DougJones doing a cameo for [=ERod=]'s review of Rocky and Bullwinkle is awesome and adorable when Doug recognized [=ERod=]'s appreciation for his filmography, [=ERod=] also highlighted Jones' participation in ''Rock Jocks'', which was directed by Paul (Panda Bear / Dr. Nemesis), his best friend.



* HilariousInHindsight: During his ''ComicBook/TeenTitans'' Casting Couch, he cast Creator/JosephGordonLevitt as ComicBook/{{Robin}}.
** [=ERod=] later explains in his Honest Review of The Dark Knight Rises that it wasn't ironic at all because Joseph wasn't playing Robin at all, his character just had the name "Robin".

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* HilariousInHindsight: HilariousInHindsight:
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During his ''ComicBook/TeenTitans'' Casting Couch, he cast Creator/JosephGordonLevitt as ComicBook/{{Robin}}.
** [=ERod=] later explains in his Honest Review of The Dark Knight Rises ''TheDarkKnightRises'' that it wasn't ironic at all because Joseph wasn't playing Robin at all, his character just had the name "Robin".



** In his review on Film/TheSmurfs 2, he wishes that would make a movie set in the fantasy setting the Smurfs are known for rather than the New York setting. In 2017, a new computer animated Smurfs movie that's closer to the source material will be released.

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** In his review on Film/TheSmurfs 2, ''Film/TheSmurfs2'', he wishes that would make a movie set in the fantasy setting the Smurfs are known for rather than the New York setting. In 2017, a new computer animated Smurfs movie that's closer to the source material will be released.
12th Mar '17 3:41:19 AM Theokal3
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** His review of ''WesternAnimation/TheAvengersEarthsMightiestHeroes'' was very positive in itself, but the fact he panned ComicBook/AntMan for being useless to the team (something that has become a FandomBerserkButton) didn't go well with Ant-Man's fans. His ''Film/AntMan'' movie review both improved and made things worse, as while he admitted to love the movie despite his dislike of the comic book character, he also delivered the usual argument of [[NeverLiveItDown Hank Pym being a wife beater]], which is yet ''another'' FandomBerserkButton.

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** His review of ''WesternAnimation/TheAvengersEarthsMightiestHeroes'' was very positive in itself, but the fact he panned ComicBook/AntMan for being useless to the team (something that has become a FandomBerserkButton) didn't go well with Ant-Man's fans. His ''Film/AntMan'' movie review both improved and made things worse, as while he admitted to love the movie despite his dislike of the comic book character, he also delivered the usual argument of [[NeverLiveItDown Hank Pym being a wife beater]], which is not only yet ''another'' FandomBerserkButton.FandomBerserkButton, but also a case of CriticalResearchFailure.
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