YMMV: Midnight Screenings

  • Base Breaker: Jake. Reading the comments, fans either love him or hate him. Plenty of people won't even watch videos that feature him due to his controversial viewpoints, and the ferocity with which he stands by them. Also, the swearing.
    • He's gone on record of acknowledging those who don't care for his opinion; "Screw you, I'm not here for you (I don't even know why I'm here)". However, he's also said that even those who don't like him will still respect him for at least maintaining his opinions instead of bowing to public pressure.
    • Much like with JesuOtaku and Doug Walker, the group's negative reaction to Man of Steel hasn't gone so well either. Saying that he got more enjoyment out of Superman III and Superman IV: The Quest for Peace certainly didn't help their case, and going back for round 2? Well, let's just say not everyone was happy.
  • Crossing the Line Twice: Episodes with Irving will usually have him saying something horribly offensive, and the other guy reacting angrily.
  • Ensemble Darkhorse:
    • Jake is one for "Team Snob", even getting to co-host the 2011 worst movies list. In the truest expression of this trope, Lloyd the cat ends up sitting on the lap for the review.
      • As of 2013, Jake's midnight screenings are the most popular on the site.
  • "Funny Aneurysm" Moment:
    • Jake in the Worst Movies of 2011 list said when speaking of Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked that "It's a good thing I didn't have a gun in the theater because I would have shot myself."
    • Brad getting kicked out of the house by Jillian for bashing Twilight is now pretty awkward to watch after Brad announced that he and Jillian have separated.
  • Growing the Beard: While the series was good before, it could be argued that either the Mr. Popper's Penguins or The Smurfs videos could ge seen as turning points.
  • Harsher in Hindsight: Jake's reaction to That's My Boy makes you wonder exactly what the "beating up someone who was threatening a child" incident was that made him miss Zookeeper.
    • In the Ice Age: Continental Drift review with Jake, Brad mentions that his mother is a lesbian. Suddenly, his anger at the homophobia in Rock: It's Your Decision takes on a whole new light.
    • Whenever Brad and his friends are eagerly anticipating a movie to watch in the Midnight Screenings only for the film to either be disappointing or flat-out horrible.
  • Heartwarming In Hindsight: Whenever they're dreading an upcoming movie only for them to actually enjoy it.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: When Jake was talking about the trailers in the Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 video, he was not happy with the trailers for Frozen, saying it "looks really fucking stupid". It just seems wonderfully ironic when you see him and Brad gush about the film after they actually saw it.
    • In the review of God's Not Dead, Brad jokes that the actor who didn't stand up during the climactic scene must have gotten stuck in his seat. According to IMDB, that's exactly what happened.
      • Also in the same review, Brad jokes that as bad as the film was, at least Kirk Cameron wasn't in it. Later in the year, he ate his words after having had to see Saving Christmas, which turned out to be even WORSE than God's Not Dead.
  • Never Live It Down: Jillian making a list of every time Jerrid laughed during The Change-Up is getting a similar treatment.
  • The Woobie: From the Midnight Screenings: Some consider Jake this... considering the movies he had to go see in Summer 2011. Then in 2012, he had to see an Adam Sandler movie.
    • Brad in the Endless Love review, due to how angry he was (more than he was at A Good Day To Die Hard and Transformers 3).