OK, lets get the ground prepped (I have learnt to my cost that you have to do this with these reviews or your comments fill with flame).
1:I like AT4W
, probably more than NC
2:I have little knowledge of the franchises examined in these reviews, but that is irrelevant.
3:I enjoyed the reviews.
This review covers the reveal of Mechacara at the end of Ultimates 3 to the end of the fight.
Ultimates 3 was a good, if slightly inaccessible to outsiders review, however I am uncertain at what point Linkara's review ended and the faux-opinions began, because of this I felt the review suffered. All in all however it was a perfectly normal and perfectly good review, far from his best but far from bad.
The Young Bloods 2 review, weirdly enough considering the lead in, was also a fairly boilerplate review, funnier sure, but the "lets ignore the robot" line the review took for the built of it was unsettling, despite how hard I laughed when Linkara more or less ignored the lead in. I realise why, the combination of wanting to do Young Bloods as an anniversary thing, wanting to do the big fight with Power Rangers lead in, but it felt off. Actually a very good review, but prodding my suspension of disbelief rather hard in its ribs.
As for the Power Rangers review, I am still undecided if the potted review thing was a better format, I certainly think that putting YB2 after this (perhaps as a final revenge thing) so as to avoid the robot ignorance would be a better line to take. That said the fight was amusing, if a bit cameo happy, I was half expecting Lester B Bum. I find it funny that Linkara, a man who despises random elements being introduced and then dropped in comics, did so here in abundance. Nevertheless it was funny with a real zinger of an ending and I have certainly seen many people do much worse.
All in all, while I appreciate the time and effort, and was entertained by it, I can't help but feel that Linkara is funniest when not dealing with arcs, his humour stems from the comics and as such they have to take the lead. If you can build recurring opponents or nemesis into that then great, but don't ignore what makes you funny to chase physical humour. Well worth watching if you like Linkara, but others do this style of physical comedy better.
Funny, not hilarious: ****