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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.

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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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Jahns provides examples of:

  • Alternate Universe: He made a positive review of Batman & Robin that takes place in a hypothetical universe where the movie was good. He then followed this up with a review of Colin Trevorrow's version of Star Wars Episode IX that released in yet another alternate universe.
  • April Fools: He made a positive review of Batman & Robin for this.
  • 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 mockingjay...by 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!!!!
    • He is particularly enraged by Terminator: Dark Fate killing off John Connor in the opening scene, with his spoiler review mostly comprised of him ranting about it.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Covers Always Lie: Jeremy noticed that members of his audience would guess his final rating on a movie by his expression in the video's thumbnail, so every once in a while he'll make a misleading thumbnail, then point this out in the video itself. For instance, he portrays himself as very enthused in the thumbnail for his The Rise of Skywalker review, when in reality he's pretty disappointed by the movie.
  • 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 in pace and put a greater emphasis on Black Comedy, and even occasionally had him discussing non-movie-related stuff like Black Friday, pyramid schemes, and the 2012 phenomenon. Jeremy himself was also more of a laidback Deadpan Snarker, rather than the upbeat, energetic Keet he is today. Not to mention the earring...
  • Idiosyncratic Ratings Scale: Jeremy has a descriptor-based scale that he admits is loosely applicable and very context-specific outside of the top and bottom tiers, and that he created mainly for fun when his subscriber count was low. From best to worst, roughly:
    • Awesometacular: Excellent, although maybe not perfect.
    • Worth Buying on Blu-Ray
    • A Good Time (No Alcohol Required)note 
    • A Good Time If You're Drunknote 
    • Not Going to Remember in T-Minus [Short Period of Time]
    • Dogshit: A truly bad film.
    • Nothing: Only used for about two to three films so far, used to describe films abysmal in the sense that they feel blank or unfinished.
    • Tour de Force: A rarely-used one, awarded to films that might actually be good but that he finds too stuffy/arty/pretentious.
  • I Need a Freaking Drink: He takes a swig before he starts on Artemis Fowl...then tells Youtube to calm down, because it's apple juice.
  • Insistent Terminology: Rather underwhelmed by all the previews for Captain Marvel, Jeremy has taken to viewing 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.
  • OOC 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.
    • There's also his Star Wars "curtain cape", a childhood SW curtain he would wear around his neck like a cape if a Star Wars trailer or movie (or announcement, in the case of Thrawn) "brought him back to this childhood". He would always put it on while singing to the SW theme music, sometimes including the lyrics from Bill Murray's SNL parody.
  • 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.
    • One of the very few times he included something "more" was when he presented what he called Mary Poppins' Mortal Kombat Fatality, which involved someone floating up into the sky until they died. This was depicted using POV footage of something going into the sky with him dubbing over it.
  • 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, The Legend of Hercules, and, of all things, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.
    • Claiming an actor didn't know he was being filmed, if the actor is known for playing a rambling crazy person, is playing one in that movie, or is delivering a long monologue to noone in particular.
    • Saying a rude and arrogant character (such as Denethor in the Lord of the Rings movies or Legolis' father in The Hobbit trilogy) is a DIIIIICK.
    • Pulling a Bait-and-Switch where he talks about Captain Marvel only to reveal he's actually talking about SHAZAM! (2019).
    • When covering Solo: A Star Wars Story, on more than one occasion, he accused the film of pandering with obvious references by calling the movie "Star War" (without the 's' at the end)
  • Significant Wardrobe Shift: When it's a particularly bad topic he has gripes with, he'll switch out his casual business attire for a bathrobe and a coffee cup to indicate a near-complete lack of care about how he presents himself compared to his feelings on the video's subject.
  • 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.
  • Suspiciously Specific Denial: Jeremy predicts that Cats will usher in a new slew of Rule 34 pornography by pointing out that a similar thing happened to Zootopia and Judy Hopps. Realizing the implications of how he knows that, Jeremy quickly denies that he's ever looked up Zootopia or Judy Hopps on Pornhub.
  • 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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