YMMV: The Descendants

For the Web Serial Novel.

  • Archive Binge: Even updating with only one chapter (4-6 chapters making up an issue), the main series has fifty issues in it before you even get to the minis, ones shots and other content.
  • Nightmare Fuel: Fellgaze's power places anyone that looks into his eyes under the effects of this. While under the effects of it, Cyn sees all her loved ones slaughtered messily while Vorpal experiences her parents and herself dying of a plague.

For the Film
  • Award Snub:
    • Both the film and George Clooney were defeated by The Artist in Best Picture and Best Actor categories.
    • Shailene Woodley was seen as a contender for the Best Supporting Actress category, but just missed out.
  • Adaptation Displacement: The movie was one of the most critically acclaimed movies of 2011. The book didn't even have it's own Wikipedia page until after the movie came out.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: In the novel, Scottie is described as wearing a shirt that reads "MRS. CLOONEY" (yes, in all caps) when she first visits the hospital.
  • She Really Can Act:
    • Shailene Woodley more then earned her stripes becuase of this film. It earned her a Golden Globe nomination.
    • Judy Greer impressed quite a lot of people with her performance as Julie.