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* Lindsay is fully aware of how touchy feminist theory [[InternetBackdraft is on the internet]], especially in [=YouTube=], [[ThisIsGonnaSuck and the intro makes it clear how "interesting" making a video on it is going to be for her,]] especially since her main subject is ''Transformers''.

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* Lindsay is fully aware of how touchy feminist theory [[InternetBackdraft is on the internet]], internet, especially in [=YouTube=], [[ThisIsGonnaSuck and the intro makes it clear how "interesting" making a video on it is going to be for her,]] especially since her main subject is ''Transformers''.



* After discussing the developmental process of ''Disney/{{Pocahontas}}'' and the questionable legacy it left behind, in order to explain what it ultimately means, Lindsay has to tread into [[InternetBackdraft some pretty]] controversial territory:

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* After discussing the developmental process of ''Disney/{{Pocahontas}}'' and the questionable legacy it left behind, in order to explain what it ultimately means, Lindsay has to tread into [[InternetBackdraft some pretty]] pretty controversial territory:


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* The fake {{YouTube}} screen shot representing [[SelfDeprecation her channel focusing on film theory in the eyes of those more skeptical]], including entries such as:

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* The fake {{YouTube}} Website/YouTube screen shot representing [[SelfDeprecation her channel focusing on film theory in the eyes of those more skeptical]], including entries such as:



* Lindsay is fully aware of how touchy feminist theory [[InternetBackdraft is on the internet]], especially in Youtube, [[ThisIsGonnaSuck and the intro makes it clear how "interesting" making a video on it is going to be for her,]] especially since her main subject is ''Transformers''.

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* Lindsay is fully aware of how touchy feminist theory [[InternetBackdraft is on the internet]], especially in Youtube, [=YouTube=], [[ThisIsGonnaSuck and the intro makes it clear how "interesting" making a video on it is going to be for her,]] especially since her main subject is ''Transformers''.


* Lindsay listing off how the various theories of film can be applied to the ''Film/TransformersFilmSeries'', including feminist theory ([[MsFanservice Megan Fox]]), critical race theory ([[UnfortunateImplications Ja]][[EthnicScrappy zz]]), and Marxist theory (Creator/MarkWahlberg [[Film/TransformersAgeOfExtinction messily chugging]] [[ProductPlacement a Bud Light]], [[HypocriticalHumor all while Lindsay is herself drinking from a Starbucks mug]]), all while giving the most [[CringeComedy simultaneously awkward yet gleeful smiles as she plays the clips.]]

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* Lindsay listing off how the various theories of film can be applied to the ''Film/TransformersFilmSeries'', including feminist theory ([[MsFanservice Megan Fox]]), critical race theory ([[UnfortunateImplications Ja]][[EthnicScrappy zz]]), ([[EthnicScrappy Jazz]]), and Marxist theory (Creator/MarkWahlberg [[Film/TransformersAgeOfExtinction messily chugging]] [[ProductPlacement a Bud Light]], [[HypocriticalHumor all while Lindsay is herself drinking from a Starbucks mug]]), all while giving the most [[CringeComedy simultaneously awkward yet gleeful smiles as she plays the clips.]]



** "The United States government had just invaded Iraq, Music/TheBlackEyedPeas were [[NWordPrivileges "getting retarded in here"]], Creator/ZachBraff [[Film/GardenState was at his artistic peak]]...

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** "The United States government had just invaded Iraq, Music/TheBlackEyedPeas were [[NWordPrivileges [[{{Mondegreen}} "getting retarded in here"]], Creator/ZachBraff [[Film/GardenState was at his artistic peak]]...



--> '''Lindsay''': I'm kidding. ''I'm kidding.'' ''({{beat}})'' [[FalseReassurance Only 23 will be that.]]

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--> ---> '''Lindsay''': I'm kidding. ''I'm kidding.'' ''({{beat}})'' [[FalseReassurance Only 23 will be that.]]



* Lindsey opens the video by pointing out that the currently shunned Pochahontas bears quite a few similarities to the recent critical darling Moana. And ends the pitch with asking, "That's never been done before, has it?"

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* Lindsey opens the video by pointing out that the currently shunned Pochahontas Pocahontas bears quite a few similarities to the recent critical darling Moana. And ends the pitch with asking, "That's never been done before, has it?"



* Lindsay's [[{{Corpsing}} incredulity]] at Creator/JasonAlexander in an Entertainment Weekly article naming Esmerelda "[[MsFanservice babe of the year]]", while also nicknaming her nearest competition Disney/{{Pocahontas}} [[WesternAnimation/{{Gumby}} "Pokey"]].

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* Lindsay's [[{{Corpsing}} incredulity]] at Creator/JasonAlexander in an Entertainment Weekly article naming Esmerelda Esmeralda "[[MsFanservice babe of the year]]", while also nicknaming her nearest competition Disney/{{Pocahontas}} [[WesternAnimation/{{Gumby}} "Pokey"]].

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** Lindsay playing the audio clip with a Hugo hand puppet.


* After discussing the developmental process of ''Disney/{{Pocahontas}}'' and the questionable legacy it left behind, in order to explain what it ultimately means, Lindsay has to tread into [[InternetBackdraft some pretty]] [[FlameBait controversial territory]]:

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* After discussing the developmental process of ''Disney/{{Pocahontas}}'' and the questionable legacy it left behind, in order to explain what it ultimately means, Lindsay has to tread into [[InternetBackdraft some pretty]] [[FlameBait controversial territory]]:territory:


* Lindsay is fully aware of how [[FlameBait touchy feminist theory]] [[InternetBackdraft is on the internet]], especially in Youtube, [[ThisIsGonnaSuck and the intro makes it clear how "interesting" making a video on it is going to be for her,]] especially since her main subject is ''Transformers''.

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* Lindsay is fully aware of how [[FlameBait touchy feminist theory]] theory [[InternetBackdraft is on the internet]], especially in Youtube, [[ThisIsGonnaSuck and the intro makes it clear how "interesting" making a video on it is going to be for her,]] especially since her main subject is ''Transformers''.

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* [[RunningGag "I'm losin' to a BIRD!"]]


** She then briefly asides with [[SarcasmMode "Don't worry]], they give him a hot, clumsy girlfriend [[Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDameII in the sequel."]]

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** She then briefly asides with [[SarcasmMode "Don't worry]], they give him [[CuteClumsyGirl a hot, clumsy girlfriend girlfriend]] [[Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDameII in the sequel."]]


** [{WebVideo/BrowsHeldHigh Why Cinema Has Actually Been Dead Since the Reagan Administration.]]

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[[folder:Planting and Payoff - Featuring Mad Max: Fury Road]]
* In demonstrating how the film doesn't need to flat-out explain [[ShowDontTell Nux's intentions through dialogue and instead through already-established planting]] (just before, a unnamed War Boy is fatally wounded, sprays his mouth chrome, yells "Witness me!", and [[DyingMomentOfAwesome goes out in flames]]), Lindsay's example of something Nux ''doesn't'' need to say for the audience to know what's going to happen when he's the last one left is [[CrossesTheLineTwice "It's suicide-bomb time!"]]
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[[folder:Are Disney Villains Going Extinct?]]
* "So if you follow me on Twitter, then you know that when I'm not being cranky, or angry, or sad at the state of the world, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking or... ceaselessly disappointed in James Woods]], or... [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment cranky...]] you know I really did love ''Disney/{{Moana}}''!"
* While talking about how Disney villains are some of her favorite elements in their films, she goes into a brief aside {{Squee}} about her time in [[Ride/DisneyThemeParks Club Disney]] and sharing her various collected pins.
** Of note is when she shows her many [[Disney/{{Hercules}} Hades]] pins, where she says with a completely straight face "Hades is the only Disney villain who is voiced by an [[TakeThat actual heartless person]]."
* Her totally accurate statement in Disney villains are so appealing because as opposed to real-world villains, [[LikableVillain we actually like them.]]
-->'''Lindsay''': Like sure, they're bad, [[Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame and maybe they want to own this lady, but hey, at least they give her a choice]] [[SadisticChoice ("Choose me,]] [[MortonsFork or the fire.")]] [[Disney/TheLionKing Or maybe they killed a brother]], but maybe you know, they're not ''that'' bad, [[WouldntHurtAChild they wouldn't kill a kid]], [[ImmediateSelfContradiction they outsource that!]] You know, they let the hyenas do it! [[Disney/TheRescuersDownUnder Or the crocodiles do it!]] [[Disney/TheEmperorsNewGroove Or their well-meaning lunkhead assistant do it!]] Or... [[WouldHurtAChild okay, maybe they do kill a kid,]] [[Disney/{{Mulan}} but it's only implied and offscreen, and hey, it was war China.]]
* Lindsay's annoyance at the title of Disney's ''Gigantic''.
--> '''Lindsay''': Disney, we really need to have a sit-down about these [[Disney/{{Tangled}} adjective]] [[Disney/{{Frozen}} titles]], because it's getting kinda silly.
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[[folder:The Whole Plate: Transformers and Film Studies]]
* Lindsayís introduction to this new seriesÖ followed up by [[Funny/{{Transformers}} the scene of Bumblebee peeing on John Turturro.]]
-->'''Lindsay:''' [[DeadpanSnarker Feels like yesterday.]]
* Lindsay listing off how the various theories of film can be applied to the ''Film/TransformersFilmSeries'', including feminist theory ([[MsFanservice Megan Fox]]), critical race theory ([[UnfortunateImplications Ja]][[EthnicScrappy zz]]), and Marxist theory (Creator/MarkWahlberg [[Film/TransformersAgeOfExtinction messily chugging]] [[ProductPlacement a Bud Light]], [[HypocriticalHumor all while Lindsay is herself drinking from a Starbucks mug]]), all while giving the most [[CringeComedy simultaneously awkward yet gleeful smiles as she plays the clips.]]
-->'''Lindsay:''' [[SincerityMode Transformers has everything!]]
* The fake {{YouTube}} screen shot representing [[SelfDeprecation her channel focusing on film theory in the eyes of those more skeptical]], including entries such as:
** [[MemeticMutation Film Theory but all of the theory is replaced with transformers]]
** [{WebVideo/BrowsHeldHigh Why Cinema Has Actually Been Dead Since the Reagan Administration.]]
---> Video Description: You know Iím right.
** [[Creator/JeanLucGodard Jean-Luc Godard but with farts]]
** Creator/JeanCocteau? [[IncrediblyLamePun More like Jean Coct-No!]]
---> Video Description: HAHA HIS MOVIES DONíT HAVE COLOR, LAAAAAAAME!
* The video concludes with Lindsay explaining how "Hollywood cinema is less a window on the past than a screen reflecting the preoccupations of the beholder; a canvas for interpretive dexterity and polemical praxis." [[DescriptionCut Cut to Anthony Anderson's character]] bragging about having eaten [[TitleDrop a whole plate]] of donuts.
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[[folder:The Whole Plate: Auteur Theory vs. Michael Bay]]
* Lindsay explaining her general distaste for UsefulNotes/TheAuteurTheory, explaining how it came across to her like a celebration of egomania, worshipping self-impressed director and how only their vision matters for a film despite it being such a collaborative effort, and building a field of academia around it to justify it.
--> '''Lindsay''': I say "it came across to me like that" because [[SarcasmFailure that's what it is.]]
* While going through Andrew Sarris' criteria of what defines a "true auteur" and how it applies to Michael Bay, one of the questions asked is "Does the director have a distinguishing personality?" Cut to [[Film/TransformersRevengeOfTheFallen Agent Simmons' thong, Mojo humping Frankie, Simmons saying "What you are about to see is top secret... do NOT tell my mother,"]] [[Film/{{Transformers}} and Glen Whitmann saying]] [[TitleDrop "I ate da whole plate."]]
--> '''Lindsay''': [[BluntYes Yes.]]
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[[folder:The Whole Plate: Why is it So Hard to Remember What Happens in Transformers?]]
* The intro story serving the sentiment of the title: Two days after first watching ''Film/{{Transformers}}'' in theatres with her then-roommate, her roommate suddenly asked [[ItMakesSenseInContext "Did a robot pee on John Turturro in that movie?"]]. Lindsay denied that it happened despite her roommate's insistence, but then she saw the film again, confirming that indeed, [[Funny/{{Transformers}} Bumblebee peed on beloved indie icon John Turturro]] ''[[WeirdnessCensor and she somehow completely forgot about it.]]''
* While presenting the title question, Lindsay does so using marble busts of Creator/{{Plato}} and Creator/{{Socrates}} [[SeriousBusiness deciding to engage in a philosophical query]], with Socrates massively growing and shaking while asking "WHY IS IT SO DIFFICULT TO REMEMBER WHAT HAPPENS IN THESE F*CKING TRANSFORMERS MOVIES?"
* Lindsay's quick rundown of the technical aspects of Creator/MichaelBay's [[CreatorThumbprint aesthetic]]: "[[JustForTheHeliOfIt Helicopters]] [[RidingIntoTheSunset at sunset]], [[MotionParallax wide parallax]], standing into the frame, [[DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment helicopters at sunset]], ''robot'' helicopters, street lamps, high ColorContrast, frequent [[JumpCut rapid cutting]], and [[OverlyLongGag helicopters...]] ''[[RuleOfThree after]]'' [[RuleOfThree sunset]]."
* In order to demonstrate the problems of retaining focus in a frame with points to focus onto, [[SelfDemonstratingArticle Lindsay gives her explanation]] in the bottom half of the frame as [[CrossesTheLineTwice a rather suggestive Starscream X Megatron]] HighSchoolAU {{Fanfic}} scrolls in the half above her.
** Later while explaining the difference between affinity and contrast, she demonstrates using desaturated and high-color-contrast versions of a Starscream body pillow.
* Going through the inconsistent affinity of continuum of movement in the Transformers film, she first plays a scene where it's very good and the focus remains on the same place in the frame between shots, then she plays another that goes all over the place, prompting an entire wall of question marks to fill the screen.
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[[folder:Mel Brooks, The Producers and the Ethics of Satire about N@zis]]
* "The year was 2004."
--> '''Film/NapoleonDynamite''': You gonna eat your tots? ''(awkward pause)''
** "The United States government had just invaded Iraq, Music/TheBlackEyedPeas were [[NWordPrivileges "getting retarded in here"]], Creator/ZachBraff [[Film/GardenState was at his artistic peak]]...
* Her take on ''WebVideo/HitlerRants'':
-->'''Hitler''': Creator/MichaelCrawford was NOT too old to play [[Film/ThePhantomOfTheOpera2004 the Phantom in the film version!]] It's called Phantom of the OPERA! [[TakeThat Only IDIOTS think]] Creator/GerardButler [[WTHCastingAgency has the chops!]]
* While illustrating the present-day "nazi-adjacent idiots", Lindsay simply plays a clip of an alt-right rally where as the presenter is blabbing [[MasterRace about white power]] and the audience applauds, a visibly obese man is prominently seen leaving the ''front row''.
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[[folder:The Whole Plate: Genre]]
* Lindsay's clear bitterness at the fact that "genre films", typically speculative fiction like sci-fi, [[ScifiGhetto are mostly deemed as "Films that don't deserve awards,"]] placing the posters of ''Film/{{Arrival}}'' and ''WesternAnimation/WallE'' behind her.
* Lindsay presents some results of an informal Twitter poll she ran about what genre the ''Film/TransformersFilmSeries'' fall under, and one of the results is "It's a [[ComingOfAgeStory coming of age movie]], it's [[ABoyAndHisX a boy and his first car."]]
* In delving into the [[GenreShift shifting of genres]] for different audience over time, she cites TheMummy franchise, [[Film/TheMummy1932 the original]] being straight horror, [[Film/TheMummy1999 the remake]] being more of a fantasy-action-comedy, and [[Film/TheMummy2017 the newer reboot]] as...
--> '''Lindsay''': ...god, honestly, I have no idea what they were going for, but I ''think'' the intent was more to lump it in with ''Transformers'' into this nascent genre of big-budget nostalgia-based... action-fantasy... camp. The... "B.B.N.[[EvenTheSubtitlerIsStumped (???)]]F." genre. ''({{beat}})'' I dunno, you have a better name?
* In the exploration of how even directors could be considered a genre, Lindsay mentions the often-used defense of Michael Bay, how [[ItsNotSupposedToWinOscars "It's Michael Bay, it's not supposed to be good!"]]
--> '''Lindsay''': Would you say that about ''food?'' Like "Some food's not supposed to taste good, okay? Just... eat it!"
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[[folder:The Whole Plate: The Problem of Lady Robots]]
* Lindsay is fully aware of how [[FlameBait touchy feminist theory]] [[InternetBackdraft is on the internet]], especially in Youtube, [[ThisIsGonnaSuck and the intro makes it clear how "interesting" making a video on it is going to be for her,]] especially since her main subject is ''Transformers''.
* That said, while she goes through great lengths to explain that fundamentally, feminist theory is '''not''' [[StrawFeminist the problematic subject it's known for on the internet]], she still has some jabs at that perception.
--> '''Lindsay''': In essence, the whole of feminist theory as it pertains to media study is not to destroy all men... [[BlatantLies though that is certainly]] [[SarcasmMode a priority.]]
** [[SelfDeprecation As she says this,]] [[StrawFeminist on screen is a to-do list reading:]]
---> Pick up eggs :)\\
Topple the patriarchy\\
Pick up tampons\\
Listen to tnya\\
[[DoesNotLikeMen KILL ALL MEN]]
** Right afterwards, when she explains that feminist theory is more for questioning the role of gender in society and the portrayal of women in media, she states [[SarcasmMode the rest of "this 26-part series" will be nothing but exploring its various nuances.]]
--> '''Lindsay''': I'm kidding. ''I'm kidding.'' ''({{beat}})'' [[FalseReassurance Only 23 will be that.]]
* After a lengthy explanation of the basic principles of how feminist theory is applied to works, she then moves onto Laura Mulvey's essay "Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema" -- the "ground zero" for most feminist media studies -- as such:
--> '''Lindsay''': The Mulveyan view involves a theoretical combination of [[SesquipedalianLoquaciousness semiotics, Althusserian Marxism, and Lacanian psychoanalysis.]] ''(the visuals combine and [[StuffBlowingUp explode)]]'' [[SarcasmMode I hope that clears up any confusion!]]
* Since it's such a vague, complicated subject, Lindsay only explains the basics of PostModernism and only its relation to feminist theory. She then goes on to say how we can expect a more in-depth deconstruction of PostModernism in ''Transformers'' in her 12-part series [[Film/TransFormersRevengeOfTheFallen "Directly Beneath the Enemy's Scrotum,"]] [[SarcasmMode coming Christmas 2019.]]
** She even presents a mock title card for it, complete with replacing the StupidStatementDanceMix of this series to the appropriate sound clip.
** Her also explaining the birth of modernism through the rise of UsefulNotes/{{Objectivism}}, giving PsychoStrings (then [[Music/LilJon "Turn Down For What"]] with MLG meme [=JPEGs=]) [[TakeThat to a picture of]] Creator/AynRand.
*** The same effects are given later to a scene of [[WesternAnimation/TheTransformers Ironhide's polite interaction with Chromia]] with added "FEMINISM!" and "80s feminist hero ironhide" captions.
* The introduction to the ongoing debate of female robots in ''Transformers'' is accompanied by footage of a newcomer to the fandom ([[CreatorCameo "beleaguered editor"]]) becoming increasingly horrified by her Google searches on the subject until it leads her to "gender wars".
* A subtle one: While reading off a quote from ''Film/{{Transformers}}'' co-writer Bob Orci as to why Arcee was written out of the film (his explanation being [[MenAreGenericWomenAreSpecial that having a girl Transformer requires its own explanation]] [[UnfortunateImplications and it was apparently pandering to female audiences to include her]]), the quote is denoted with "[[TakeThat Bob Orci, hack and 9/11 truther]]"[[labelnote:*]][[http://freebeacon.com/blog/the-director-of-the-next-star-trek-film-roberto-orci-is-a-911-truther/ The latter of which he apparently is.]][[/labelnote]].
** Lindsay's incredulity at this excuse is also pretty notable:
---> '''Lindsay''': I mean... ''[[{{Corpsing}} (laughs)]]'' Megatron accidentally etching coordinates to the MacGuffin inside ''another'' MacGuffin I'll buy, a magical glowcube that's the progenitor for all the alien robots that turn into chimeras I'll buy, [[ArbitrarySkepticism but that one of them]] [[TertiarySexualCharacteristics displays female secondary sex characteristics]] [[PinkMeansFeminine and is pink?]] [[SarcasmMode Hmmm... I dunnoooooo, man...]] [[SarcasmMode I'm going to have to absorb more of]] [[DoubleStandard Optimus' robo-pecs]] [[RatedMForManly and enjoy his deep, manly voice]] [[SarcasmMode while I smoke on this for a little while.]]
* Going through actual female robots in the ''Film/TransformersFilmSeries'', who are either [[DroppedABridgeOnHim expendable]] or [[TheVamp duplicitous]], Lindsay gets to [[DeceptivelyHumanRobots Alice]] [[Film/TransformersRevengeOfTheFallen and the scene where]] [[FanDisservice she tries to kill Sam.]]
-->'''Lindsay:''' [[CaptainObvious You know, sometimes I think Michael Bay has issues with women.]]
* Lindsay's clear annoyance of [[Film/TransformersRevengeOfTheFallen Movie!Arcee's]] [[DemotedToExtra blink-and-you'll-miss-it presence]] [[DroppedABridgeOnHim and death]], pushing #justiceforarcee. TheStinger is said hashtag with a cover of [[Music/SarahMcLachlan "Angel"]] modified to be about the ''Film/TransformersFilmSeries''.
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[[folder:Pocahontas Was a Mistake, and Here's Why!]]
* Lindsey opens the video by pointing out that the currently shunned Pochahontas bears quite a few similarities to the recent critical darling Moana. And ends the pitch with asking, "That's never been done before, has it?"
* Lindsay's snark at how almost [[SelfParody self-parodic]] ''Disney/{{Pocahontas}}'' is, wondering why [[NonHumanSidekick Meeko]] didn't have a cute snarky one-liner to plaster landfills-worth of merchandise.
--> "Rabies? More like HEYYYYY-bies!"
* After discussing the developmental process of ''Disney/{{Pocahontas}}'' and the questionable legacy it left behind, in order to explain what it ultimately means, Lindsay has to tread into [[InternetBackdraft some pretty]] [[FlameBait controversial territory]]:
-->'''Lindsay''': So, cultural appropriation! ''[[{{Beat}} (smile awkwardly falters)]]'' [[ThisIsGonnaSuck RIP comment section.]]
* As Lindsay explains how even after the backlash against ''Disney/{{Pocahontas}}'' Disney has [[Disney/TheEmperorsNewGroove since made]] [[Disney/LiloAndStitch 4 more]] [[Disney/BrotherBear films about]] [[Disney/{{Moana}} indigenous peoples]], she realizes how ''[[Disney/TheEmperorsNewGroove two]]'' [[Disney/BrotherBear of them]] involve [[BalefulPolymorph their protagonists turning into large mammals]] to learn a lesson.
* "Colonialism has had an ''incalculable'' impact on human civilization. That's why it's so difficult to parse out the impact of 'Group A being portrayed by dominant cultural Group B'. In ''Creator/{{Disney}}'' movies. But that's why we're here. We're here to fix colonialism, y'all." ''(screen gets imposed [[MemeticMutation with flashing MLG JPEGs to airhorns and]] [[Music/LilJon "Turn Down For What"]], with a flashing sign [[SarcasmMode "WE DID IT, COLONIALISM SOLVED"]])''
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[[folder:The Complex Feels of Guardians of the Galaxy v.2]]
* Lindsay's [[RunningGag repeated]] InelegantBlubbering at [[spoiler:Yondu's HeroicSacrifice, his funeral, and Gamora and Nebula's reconciliation]].
* While pointing out how weak of a villain Ronan from the [[Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy first film]] was, she points out [[TomTheDarkLord how regular-sounding his name is to anyone from Ireland]], then draws comparison to [[Film/MontyPythonAndTheHolyGrail Tim the Enchanter.]]
* Lindsay's [[WildMassGuessing speculation]] that with [[CashCowFranchise how ridiculously overmerchandised Baby Groot was]], the landfills of Baby Groot [[Toys/FunkoPop Funko Pops]] will become currency in the post-apocalyptic hellscape of the future.
-->'''Lindsay''': That loaf of bread is gonna cost you five-and-a-half Baby Groot Funko Pops, please.
* Her ''very'' long, annoyed and beleaguered sigh at the very common misconceptions surrounding the term "toxic masculinity".
** Further, realizing that most of the contention seems to be from the term itself and not the actual meaning, Lindsay proposes alternate terms like "detrimental dick-wagging", "patriarchal frown-frowns", or "machismo no bueno".
* Right as Lindsay moves onto a [[CerebusSyndrome serious, more somber section about "Abuse"]], we get a brief clip of a sped-up clock with an overlay of ''Film/BadBoys2'' and Lindsay saying [[ShoutOut "Dang, is it time for]] [[MemeticMutation shit to get real already?"]]
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[[folder:The Whole Plate: The Male Gaze vs. The Men]]
* The thumbnail for the video is a thing of beauty: A collage of Sam Witwicky, Cade Yeager and Agent Simmons making stupid expressions as Lindsay herself is making goofy glasses using her fingers.
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[[folder:The Whole Plate: Framing Megan Fox]]
* Lindsay breathlessly calling Megan Fox's character as ''[[SincerityMode the most well-rounded and worthwhile character in the Transformers series]]''.
* While discussing [[Film/{{Transformers}} Maggie Madsen's]] framing and notably neutral portrayal, Lindsay has to disregard a really big fact that since in the first film nobody knows there are robot aliens yet, her hypothesis as to what could possibly be hacking the NSA is completely insane:
--> '''Maggie''': What if it was an organism? A living organism, maybe some kind of DNA-based computer?\\
'''Lindsay!Maggie''': What if it... was a witch? What if this is all a projection, what if we're in ''Film/TheMatrix''? [[Series/SaturdayNightLive If the moon was made of ribs, would you eat it?]]
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[[folder:The Revisionist World of Disney: Mary Poppins, Walt Disney and Saving Mr. Banks]]
* Going through [[Film/SavingMrBanks the film's]] themes of [[DoingItForTheArt maintaining artistic integrity]] to [[SellOut selling out]], Lindsay briefly mentions how it's likely for the greater good, pulling up a shot of a teary-eyed Travers hugging a big Mickey Mouse plushie in bed.
-->'''Lindsay''': That's right, you get in the bed with the mouse, Pam. [[AC:[[SurpriseCreepy GET IN BED WITH THE MOUSE.]]]]''
* Her talking about the portrayals of Travers and Disney. How she calls Emma Thompson doing a great job being charming and relatable "while being an abject unequitable jerk", while Disney by Tom Hanks is well, "It's Tom Hanks."
* Her brief mentions of the odd {{UsefulNotes/Socialism}}-curious-ness within ''Film/MaryPoppins''.
--> '''Jane''': Please let me feed the birds!\\
'''George''': Whatever for?\\
'''Michael''': I have tuppence from my money box!\\
'''Jane''': Just this once, please!\\
'''George''': Waste your money on a lot of ragamuffin birds? Certainly not!\\
'''Lindsay!Michael''': ''(with a thick Cockney accent)'' But I want to redistribute the wealth, faaather!
** Not long afterwards, she mentions the film's subtle satire on the bank system, where taking the tuppence of a kid who just wants to feed the birds causes a bank run.
--->'''Michael''': Give it back!\\
'''Lindsay!Michael''': The people shall seize the means of production! Feed the birds!
* Lindsay points out how in spite of the common criticisms of the movie polishing Creator/WaltDisney's edges, that's not what the film is about.
-->'''Lindsay''': I mean, did we really need a scene where he takes a break from the filming of ''Film/MaryPoppins'' to discuss the evils of communism?
* Lindsay goes through how Disney tends to be more associated with a brand than historical accuracy, citing ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'' and how it's only roughly set in France, but not in a way that makes you go "Oh, Beast and/or his descendants are going to meet [[UsefulNotes/TheFrenchRevolution a grizzly fate in a few years,"]] [[BlackComedy followed by footage of someone being guillotined and a shot of Lumière, Cogsworth and Mrs. Potts mourning.]]
* The subtle, unspoken joke of Lindsay discussing how "Cultural appropriation and historical revisionism are kind of integral to the Disney brand" while wearing a giant sombrero at [[Ride/DisneyThemeParks Disney World.]]
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[[folder: The Case for Disney's The Hunchback of Notre Dame]]
* Lindsay's [[{{Corpsing}} incredulity]] at Creator/JasonAlexander in an Entertainment Weekly article naming Esmerelda "[[MsFanservice babe of the year]]", while also nicknaming her nearest competition Disney/{{Pocahontas}} [[WesternAnimation/{{Gumby}} "Pokey"]].
* When Lindsay briefly asides to talk about modern historical preservation, she ends up going on a long ramble about "[[ClusterFBomb this]] [[SoundEffectBleep s*** m***f***]] [[TakeThat named]] [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Moses Robert Moses]]", which is apparently so long it gets interrupted with ''three'' WeAreExperiencingTechnicalDifficulties-style signs apologizing for the "Robert Moses Tangent."
* At one point, Lindsay's reflection on Creator/VictorHugo's motivations for writing the novel that would become ''Literature/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame'' in front of the building itself are interrupted [[FunnyBackgroundEvent when a guy walks up behind her, stuffs a rather suspicious-looking package into the bushes, and nonchalantly walks off without paying her or her camera any notice whatsoever.]] All the while Lindsay is just watching in bemusement.
-->'''Lindsay:''' Did he just, like, hide a stack of cocaine there?
** This is even more amusing if you followed her Twitter, where [[https://twitter.com/thelindsayellis/status/923006531028754432 she shared this clip a week early]] while labeling it an [[{{Blooper}} "outtake"]]. [[ThrowItIn Evidently, that changed.]]
* While going through adaptations of the novel in between the [[Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDame Disney version]], she goes into the success of the 1923 live-action version starring Creator/LonChaney, which kickstarted future live-action adaptations and is "why you'll eventually have to sit through the Film/DarkUniverse version of Hunchback starring Creator/AnselElgort in 2021. [[https://twitter.com/chachch_changes/status/925476592855535618 I hope. Please, god, let it happen..."]]
* As Lindsay defends the Disney version's decision to [[DidNotGetTheGirl not have Quasimodo get the girl in the end]], instead encouraging her to follow her actual love, and how thematically important this is, she also offhandedly mentions how said love was "basically an accessory to genocide up until about five minutes ago". Then she proceeds to awkwardly say [[BrokenRecord "He's fine with it. It's fine! He's fine!"]] [[OverlyLongGag over and over again]] to the point where it starts sounding like SuspiciouslySpecificDenial.
** She then briefly asides with [[SarcasmMode "Don't worry]], they give him a hot, clumsy girlfriend [[Disney/TheHunchbackOfNotreDameII in the sequel."]]
* The brief comparison in themes to Victor Hugo's ''Literature/LesMiserables'' is shown with footage of [[Literature/LesMiserables the stage musical]], with a brief caption of Lindsay gushing "lord, we will never be good enough to deserve colm wilkinson".
* While praising the new additions Disney put into their film on the story and how remarkable it is to have a protagonist in a children's film to have an actual (not [[Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast "beastly"]]) physical deformity, she mentions the only other film that did that was arguably ''WesternAnimation/{{Shrek}}'', "and well... Shrek [[TakeThat looks like 90% of stand-up comedians.]]"
* The ending of the video features an "in memoriam" for the knockoff Hunchback movies, featuring clips from the ''Golden Films'', ''Good Times'', ''Burbank'', and the ''Creator/DingoPictures'' versions.
* When she mentions Hugo's thing for inhumanly strong protagonists, it's accompanied by a crappy photoshop of Quasimodo and Jean Valjean down the gym together.
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[[folder: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Genres Tell No Tales]]
* The soundtrack for a good portion of the video? "Jack Sparrow" by Music/TheLonelyIsland.
** And when the Music/KeithRichards comparisons start? The ''Series/{{Westworld}}'' orchestral cover of "[[Music/TheRollingStones Paint it Black]]."
* In the list of bad business decisions Disney made during Michael Eisner's run as CEO, Lindsay lists ''Film/PearlHarbor'' as such:
--> '''Lindsay''': [[TemptingFate Oh, how]] ''Film/PearlHarbor'' [[TemptingFate was going to blow up records, it was going to machine-gun those records into oblivion! Man,]] ''Film/PearlHarbor'' [[TemptingFate was going to be a game-changer, y'all.]] ''Peaaaaaaaaaaaaarl Harbor.'' Mmm-hm. So, ''Pearl Harbor'' was a disaster, [[CreatorKiller stalled more than a few careers]], and irreparably ruined Creator/MichaelBay's relationship to star-producer Creator/JerryBruckheimer, and almost made Bay a Hollywood pariah until...\\
''[[{{Irony}} (cut to]] [[Film/{{Transformers}} Bumblebee peeing on John Turturro]] [[RunningGag and Anthony Anderson's character announcing he ate "the whole plate")]]''
** Shortly after, she states how Disney needed genuine hits during the time and its own epic franchise, like its own ''Film/HarryPotter'' or ''[[Film/TheLordOfTheRings Lord of the Ri]]''--
--->'''Lindsay''': [[Film/TheChroniclesOfNarnia No, no, not that...]]
* [[RapidFireNo Lindsay!Eisner's]] [[YouHaveGOTToBeKiddingMe reaction]] to the original proposal to make a movie based on the ''Ride/PiratesOfTheCaribbean''.
* Lindsay's summation of the multiple potential interferences Disney made with Creator/JohnnyDepp's then-offbeat, Music/KeithRichards-inspired interpretation of Jack Sparrow: "Can't you just be pretty, Johnny Depp? Just... don't. Please don't."
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