YMMV: Mark Kermode

  • He Panned It, Now He Sucks: He suffers this constantly, most prominently with the Pirates of the Caribbean movies, saying Superbad wasn't very funny, and being disappointed by Watchmen, not even a panning, just saying the movie didn't work for him personally.
    • Inversely, he gets huge amounts of "He Praised It Now He Sucks" for taking a liking to movie series such as High School Musical and Twilight.
  • Just Here For The Rants: Some just watch his reviews in hope of him going ballistic on a bad movie.
  • Memetic Mutation: Hello to Jason Isaacs!
    • Ascended Meme: The phrase appears at the start of search results for Jason on Google UK and has also popped up in graphics on Letterman, amongst other places.
  • Nausea Fuel: In the review of Marley and Me, Mark makes the film sound so sickly and sweet that his description might actually make one feel unwell.
  • So Bad, It's Good: Occasionally his opinion on a film is this; for example Pompeii "laughably stupid, but I don't say that as a bad thing because heaven knows there are enough films that are boringly stupid", and Mamma Mia! (and especially Pierce Brosnan's singing) "you know what this is actually really good, although it's not, please don't put that on the poster. Unless you put 'so terrible it's actually brilliant'".
  • Tear Jerker: For Mark, quite a few films, apparently. And listeners' emails on Toy Story 3.