YMMV: The Editing Room

  • Accidental Innuendo: Used in "Carrie", which is doubly funny if you remember the metaphor of the movie.
    CHLOň is getting ready to go to PROM with ANSEL.
    JULIANNE MOORE: The hell she is! You get back in your closet you harlot!
    (is TKíd into the air)
    CHLOň GRACE MORETZ: Bitch I got powers now. Iím out of the closet and Iím never going back in! (thinks) You know what I mean!
  • Alternative Character Interpretation: The script for Raiders of the Lost Ark offers a new take on Sallah:
    Karen Allen: John, you're okay? Last we saw, the Nazis had you at gunpoint. They just let you go?
    John Rhys-Davies: Er, yes. But let's not worry about that. And let's also not worry about how they track down the boat that I'll put you on, later in the movie. Or how they knew that you were in Cairo in the first place. Or how I manage to support a wife and twelve kids doing menial labour. Ha, ha ha.
  • Anti-Climax Boss: Wrath of the Titans Lampshades this for the Minotaur.
    (gets punched)
    Sam Worthington: What's the point of introducing these mythical creatures only to kill them off in less time than it takes to microwave popcorn?
  • Broken Base: The Spring Breakers script lead to a huge debate in the comments whether the movie was a satire of the inherent nihilism of youth culture and the author missed the point or he was correct in criticizing the movie for just being long, repetitive, and pretentious.
  • Crossover Ship: Refferenced in the caption under the picture for Maleficent, which reads:
    Okay, who's been shipping Loki with Catwoman?
  • Colbert Bump: From Cracked.
  • Ending Fatigue: Lampshaded in several scripts.
  • Family-Unfriendly Aesop: In The Princess and the Frog:
    Script:What's more, Anika gets the restaurant after all, by threatening the real estate agents with her alligator friend.
    Anika Noni Rose: Well, that's a fine message to be sending to the kids: idealism and hard work is fine and all, but money and muscle win every time.
    Anika Noni Rose: Wait a minute, that's actually an EXCELLENT lesson. Holy shit, I think Disney accidentally made their best movie ever!
  • "Funny Aneurysm" Moment: This quote from "Harry Potter and order of the Phoenix" script, since the actor Richard Griffits died of complications from heart surgery at the age of 65:
    DANIEL RADCLIFFE: Holy Jesus, what happened to you? It's time to lay off the snacks or you'll never make it to the last movie, buddy.
  • Genius Bonus: For the W. script, the words "MISERABLE FAILURE" show up capitalized. This would be a reference to the infamous Google bombing that tied W's homepage with the string "miserable failure".
  • Ho Yay: Made fun of in the Men in Black 3 script:
    WILL SMITH: Hell with it. Let's just get out of here before they decide to add some weirdly homoerotic overtones to the end of the movie.
    PITBULL (serenading Tommy and Will over the closing credits): Baby/ My sweet baby/ You're the one.
  • He Panned It, Now He Sucks: There's a star system at the end of every review that shows what the script writer really thought of the movie that was intended to show that they don't hate every movie they mock. It still doesn't stop this reaction (though it's usually on Cracked which doesn't show the rating).
    • Played straight and inverted at the same time with his review of the Psycho remake, which he not-so-subtly hints that he considers to be superior to the Alfred Hitchcock original.
    • It doesn't help that the scripts for movies they like and movies they don't tend to take on much the same level of negativity.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: The script for X-Men mocked Magneto's plastic prison, suggesting that Magneto could simply use the iron in a guard's blood to kill him. Then X-Men 2 came out...
    • On August 4, 2013, Peter Capaldi was revealed as the new Doctor. In the script for World War Z, published July 11, 2013:
      Peter Capaldi: Hee hee, we're all credited as "WHO Doctor", which is like Doctor Who backwards. Hee hee.
  • Like You Would Really Do It: Lampshaded constantly!
  • Shallow Parody: Many of the "screenplays" are little more than plot summaries with a snarky, nitpicky, and condescending tone.
  • Snark Bait: ALL the scripts manages to make ANYTHING reviewed look like this, but Rod really puts effort into making every film look like a pile of badly-written shit. Truth in Television to an extent, as he openly admits that he has very high standards for films, and that just one or two bad moments in a film (especially if they're part of a plot-critical sequence) can easily ruin the whole experience for him.