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Jeremy Jahns is a YouTube-based movie, TV, and video game reviewer known for his jumpy editing style, unique rating scale, and general enthusiasm. On February 2, 2016, his channel reached 1 million subscribers.

Jeremy started out in 2006 by making (or at least attempting to make) short films with his friends, an experience that lead to them all getting stressed out and angry with each other "for zero reason whatsoever." Since he still had his old camera, Jeremy's friends encouraged him to start making YouTube videos, which he was initially hesitant to do until he saw Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen and decided to review (read: do a rant on) it.

After making some initial videos which he never uploaded, he re-shot his Transformers review and put it on YouTube. The reaction was positive, which encouraged Jeremy to keep doing movie reviews, and the channel grew from there, eventually covering TV shows and video games as well.


Jeremy has also made appearances on Movie Fights and has frequently collaborated with Schmoes Know and Collider, both other movie-based channels.

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  • Berserk Button: While watching X-Men: Apocalypse, Jeremy got really annoyed when a teenage girl next to him in the theater called the Phoenix a mockingjay.
    Jeremy: (after descending into angrish) It's the Phoenix. That predates the a very long time.
    • His response to learning Megan Fox — or, as he calls her, "Sammiches" — had been cast as April O'Neil in the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film:
    Jeremy: Sammiches?! Really?! No way. NO WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY!!!!
  • Black Comedy Rape: In his review of the final Twilight film, he likens the whole saga to a series of Prison Rape incidents; while the first four are traumatic and painful, the fifth is only tolerable through going limp and not resisting.
  • Broke the Rating Scale: Explained here:
    • The scale for films, from worst to best (though Jeremy clarified that there is no real structure to it besides Dogshit and Awesometacular, and Not Going To Remember through Worth Buying are easily shuffled), is:
      • Nothing (only used for about two to three films so far, used to describe films abysmal in the sense they feel blank or unfinished)
      • Dogshit
      • Not Going to Remember in T-Minus [Short Period of Time]
      • A Good Time If You're Drunk (can be good or bad depending on the context of the review)
      • A Good Time (No Alcohol Required)note 
      • Worth Buying on Blu-Ray
      • Awesometacular
      • A rarely-used one is Tour de Force, which Jeremy awards to films that might actually be good but that he finds too stuffy/arty/pretentious.
  • Chroma Key: Used for backdrop replacement.
  • Color-Coded for Your Convenience: Movie reviews have red backgrounds. Movie extras (trailer reviews, spoiler talk, etc.) are blue. Gaming news is green.
  • Deep South: His alter-ego, Chet. Rarely seen, but hilarious whenever he does show up.
  • Early Installment Weirdness: It can be jarring to go back and watch his earliest videos, which were much slower and put a greater emphasis on Black Comedy. Jeremy himself was also more of a laidback Deadpan Snarker, rather than the upbeat, energetic Keet we all know and love. Not to mention the earring...
  • Heel–Face Turn: Jeremy was a lot more foul-mouthed, apathetic, cynical, and jerky in his earlier reviews. Since then, he has clearly grown up and become a lot friendlier, more energetic, more likable, and more of a thoughtful film reviewer, though he can still break out the profanity when it's called for.
  • Insistent Terminology: Rather underwhelmed by all the previews for Captain Marvel, Jeremy has taken to preferring Shazam as the "real" Captain Marvel and refers to Carol Danvers as "the MCU Captain Marvel."
  • Jump Cut: To the point where a single sentence might have a cut or two, though he's gotten better at it. Justified as Jeremy has stated that he has ADHD and thus used Jump Cuts out of necessity to edit out the fidgeting and other awkward moments in the early days, but now it's evolved into his Signature Style.
  • Keet: Dear Lord. He's massively energetic even before the jumpy editing.
  • Oh, Crap!: His reaction to feeling indifferent after seeing the trailer for Solo.
  • O.O.C. Is Serious Business: He doesn't say anything in the Cold Open to the Patriots Day review.
  • Painting the Medium: Jeremy rates The Emoji Movie "Dogshit", and does so with a poop emoji.
  • Manchild: It's easily expected for Jeremy to love superhero or popcorn movies. He also appears to be one with all his geeking out toys in his house.
  • Man of a Thousand Voices: He's really good at impressions, particularly of Gollum, Rumpelstiltskin, and Matthew McConaughey, to name a few.
  • Minimalism: It's a guy in front of a green screen of a plain color background talking about what he wants. Nothing more, nothing less.
  • No Pronunciation Guide: His last name is simply pronounced Johns, not Janns, Yonns, or Yanns.
  • Review Ironic Echo: Subverted; he noted in his negative review of Mirror, Mirror that there was an obvious "Mirror, mirror on the wall, what's the worst movie of them all?" joke he could've gone with, but decided that it was too easy.
  • Running Gag:
    • "So. What do you think of THAT?!" *Beat*
    • Referring to Megan Fox as "Sammiches".
    • Getting worked up, grabbing the mike, and moving closer to the camera.
    • Getting punched or karate chopped by a duplicate of himself, as seen in his reviews for Ninja Assassin, The Man with the Iron Fists, and, of all things, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.
    • Pulling a Bait-and-Switch where he talks about Captain Marvel only to reveal he's actually talking about SHAZAM! (2019).
  • Signing Off Catchphrase: "So, [Title], have you seen it? What did you think about it? Whatever you think, comment below, let me know! And as always, if you like what you've seen here and you want to see more, click right here to see more!" *punches screen*
    • Sometimes, when a movie is obviously going to be a bomb, he will subvert his catchphrase and say that the viewer hasn't seen it and shouldn't see it, and will ask a different question aside from "What did you think of it?"
  • Straw Critic: He averts the normal stereotype of film critics being professional and stuffy by being more casual and down-to-earth in his tastes, even stating in his Birdman review that he doesn't like being called a "critic" and that the Straw Critic character in that film is the type of critic he never wants to be.
  • This Is Gonna Suck: You know the movie is gonna be garbage or the review will result in divisive responses if Jeremy invokes this in the Cold Open.


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