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* RedShirt: The Critic identifies most of the cast as expendable and we even get a actual red shirt when it shows a "Predator cam".


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* RedShirt: The Critic identifies most of the cast as expendable and we even get a actual red shirt when it shows a "Predator cam".


* RedShirt: The Critic identifies most of the cast as expendable and we even get a actual red shirt when it shows a "Predator cam".



* ShoutOut: The scene where Alexa runs through an Alien skeleton while being chased by the Alien Queen has the Critic scream that she needs to [[Disney/TheLionKing go through the elephant graveyard]], showing a clip of Simba and Nala doing the same.

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* ShoutOut: The scene where Alexa runs through an Alien whale skeleton while being chased by the Alien Queen has the Critic scream that she needs to [[Disney/TheLionKing go through the elephant graveyard]], showing a clip of Simba and Nala doing the same.

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* CommonKnowledge: One of the questions from the intellect sides is how Xenomorphs could merge their dna with predators to create Predalien, acting as if this had never been seen before. This actually is an alien ability dating back to the third alien movie, where a Face-Hugger impregnating a dog resulted in the Runner variant.


* NotWorthKilling: The Critic's interpretation of the Predators' action; he believes it makes perfect sense for them to use an Alien Queen to infect humans and then hunt the resulting Aliens because the ''human'' characters are so stupid and weak they wouldn't be any fun killing off.

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* NotWorthKilling: The Critic's interpretation of the Predators' action; actions; he believes it makes perfect sense for them to use an Alien Queen to infect humans and then ''then'' hunt the resulting Aliens Aliens, because the ''human'' characters are so stupid [[TooDumbToLive stupid]] and weak they wouldn't be any fun killing off.

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* NotWorthKilling: The Critic's interpretation of the Predators' action; he believes it makes perfect sense for them to use an Alien Queen to infect humans and then hunt the resulting Aliens because the ''human'' characters are so stupid and weak they wouldn't be any fun killing off.

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* RunningGag: Jock Doug trying to get a high-five from his fellow jocks and failing to get any.


* BothSidesHaveAPoint: The jocks and intellects in the Critic's head have a lot of valid points regarding the film, and at certain points they even agree that this film is average, as well as that ''Film/AlienVsPredatorRequiem'' is bad.

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* BothSidesHaveAPoint: The jocks and intellects in the Critic's head have a lot of valid points regarding the film, and at certain points they even agree that this film is average, as well as and that ''Film/AlienVsPredatorRequiem'' ''Film/AliensVsPredatorRequiem'' is bad.



-->"I'm the Nostalgia Critic and... ''[[Film/AlienVsPredatorRequiem Requiem]]'' [[TakeThat sucks]].

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-->"I'm the Nostalgia Critic and... ''[[Film/AlienVsPredatorRequiem ''[[Film/AliensVsPredatorRequiem Requiem]]'' [[TakeThat sucks]].



** At the end of the film, the Critic concludes that, whether the audience is a jock or intellect, both sides could agree that they don't like ''Film/AlienVsPredatorRequiem''.

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** At the end of the film, the Critic concludes that, whether the audience is a jock or intellect, both sides could agree that they don't like ''Film/AlienVsPredatorRequiem''.
''Film/AliensVsPredatorRequiem''.


* AnthropomorphicPersonification: The opening sketch features the personifications of the Critic's action- and intellect-oriented sides, both played by Doug, Tamara and Jim, debating as to what to make of this film.

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* AbsenteeActor: Malcolm doesn't appear in the review, and is replaced by Jim for the underlying sketches.
* AnthropomorphicPersonification: The opening sketch features the personifications of the Critic's action- jock and intellect-oriented intellect sides, both played by Doug, Tamara and Jim, debating as to what to make of this film.film.
* BothSidesHaveAPoint: The jocks and intellects in the Critic's head have a lot of valid points regarding the film, and at certain points they even agree that this film is average, as well as that ''Film/AlienVsPredatorRequiem'' is bad.



* SoOkayItsAverage: The Critic's InUniverse opinion on director Creator/PaulWSAnderson, given that his filmography ranges from the passable ''Film/DeathRace'' to the much-maligned ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil'' movies, and that he has little luck with R-rated movies (for example, ''Film/MortalKombat'' did not have the violence which defined the video games, while even ''Film/EventHorizon'' had theirs toned down so much the Critic considers it PG-13 in all but name).

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* ShoutOut: The scene where Alexa runs through an Alien skeleton while being chased by the Alien Queen has the Critic scream that she needs to [[Disney/TheLionKing go through the elephant graveyard]], showing a clip of Simba and Nala doing the same.
* SoOkayItsAverage: The Critic's Two InUniverse opinion on cases:
** This is what the Critic thinks of
director Creator/PaulWSAnderson, given that his filmography ranges from the passable ''Film/DeathRace'' to the much-maligned ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil'' movies, and that he has little luck with R-rated movies (for example, ''Film/MortalKombat'' did not have the violence which defined the video games, while even ''Film/EventHorizon'' had theirs toned down so much the Critic considers it PG-13 in all but name).name).
** At the end of the review, he also gives this verdict to the film, given that while it does have a lot of bad and/or boring moments, the good aspects are more than enough to satisfy him.
* SubvertedCatchPhrase: At the end:
-->"I'm the Nostalgia Critic and... ''[[Film/AlienVsPredatorRequiem Requiem]]'' [[TakeThat sucks]].




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** At the end of the film, the Critic concludes that, whether the audience is a jock or intellect, both sides could agree that they don't like ''Film/AlienVsPredatorRequiem''.



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** The scene where Scar tinkers with his wrist device with red holograms has the Critic sarcastically exclaim that the Predators are so evil they found a way to combine the UsefulNotes/VirtualBoy console and the Power Glove accessory, two much-maligned Creator/{{Nintendo}} devices.

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'''Release date:''' June 6, 2017

'''Film:''' ''Film/AlienVsPredator''

'''Tagline:''' "Let's look back at one of the biggest crossovers that led to the most underwhelming of responses."

!This review contains examples of:
* AnthropomorphicPersonification: The opening sketch features the personifications of the Critic's action- and intellect-oriented sides, both played by Doug, Tamara and Jim, debating as to what to make of this film.
* FatalFamilyPhoto: Graeme showing Alexa a photo of his family over his camera is, according to the Critic, screams "DeathFlag".
* SoOkayItsAverage: The Critic's InUniverse opinion on director Creator/PaulWSAnderson, given that his filmography ranges from the passable ''Film/DeathRace'' to the much-maligned ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil'' movies, and that he has little luck with R-rated movies (for example, ''Film/MortalKombat'' did not have the violence which defined the video games, while even ''Film/EventHorizon'' had theirs toned down so much the Critic considers it PG-13 in all but name).
* TakeThat:
** The Critic jokes that the reality of 2004 in the film makes as much sense as the reality of the mid-2010s, where ''Martha & Snoop's Potluck Party'', a cooking show starring entrepreneur Martha Stewart and musician Music/SnoopDogg cook together, is a big hit.
** The scene where Sebastian unearths an old Pepsi bottle cap in Teotihuacan in Mexico, and the following looks of disappointment from onlookers, has the Critic sarcastically retort that one day Pepsi will bring world peace, showing a clip of [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=73P9STckPLw the infamous Kendall Jenner ad]].

"[[TheStinger This is like finding Moses' DVD collection.]]"

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