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Re: RedLetterMedia Thread
« Reply #175 on: December 26, 2016, 01:36:03 PM »
Yeah so many of them try way too hard.

I love Half In The bag cause they're so casual and laid back. It's like you're hanging out with them almost.

Yeah that's definitely their strength. Even though they are just strangers that you watch in video-format, you still feel like part of the gang in a weird way. Just friends discussing things casually and having fun.

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« Reply #176 on: December 26, 2016, 01:43:39 PM »
And their parodies of other things are always SPOT ON.


Always so brilliantly observed. 

They don't have to shout and shove jokes in your face. It's almost like they drop their jokes. They don't draw attention to them.
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« Reply #177 on: December 26, 2016, 02:45:39 PM »
They don't [...] shove jokes in your face. It's almost like they drop their jokes. They don't draw attention to them.

I wouldn't say that. :lol  They often, espeically lately, bring the fact that people like to endlessly quote a couple of their jokes right out into the open. It's just when they do, there's a level of self-awareness that isn't there in other programs.

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« Reply #178 on: December 26, 2016, 02:47:33 PM »
And their parodies of other things are always SPOT ON.


Always so brilliantly observed. 

They don't have to shout and shove jokes in your face. It's almost like they drop their jokes. They don't draw attention to them.

I like RLM, a good amount, but they draw attention like 90% of their jokes. Usually through editing.
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« Reply #179 on: December 26, 2016, 02:53:48 PM »
What I mean is it's subtle and not screamed in your face like certain other YouTube Vloggers.
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« Reply #180 on: December 26, 2016, 02:55:48 PM »
What I mean is it's subtle and not screamed in your face like certain other YouTube Vloggers.

I mean, you might appreciate and like the way they do it more, which is cool and I would probably agree, but they still a lot of attention to them.

As far as other youtubers, such as Jeremy Jahns and the angry black nerd guy, I will echo the fact that outside of their own videos, they are much better and usually come off as pretty cool.
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Re: RedLetterMedia Thread
« Reply #181 on: December 26, 2016, 03:32:52 PM »
It definitely comes down to what you prefer. I mean Jeremy Jahns and his style in his videos feel very representative of where society has gone, the "ADHD-generation" where everyone want their information as short and easy to digest as possible, so you get a 4 minute review which is very fast paced, fast edits and it basically gives you the points right away. Nostalgia Critic is more theatrical with sketches and more suited for people who enjoy that, and RLM is 30-60 minute reviews (not counting the plinkett ones which are longer) where it's more about talking about a movie (like friends do) rather than "these are the positives, these are the negatives, here's the grade.. BYE".

I can see valid points in all type of reviews and get why someone would prefer A over B, personally I enjoy the slow analyze of RLM over a fast paced 4 minute review, but that's me. But I also find it interesting how certain reviewers, like Stuckmann and Jahns can do similar things (their reviews are often around the same length), yet I always feel like Stuckmann takes his time and lays out his points rather than speeding through it, like Jahns. So even though on the surface it looks like they are fairly similar, I really love Stuckmann but don't care much for Jahns. (but like pointed out earlier, put Jahns in a panel or something and he becomes good IMO)

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Re: RedLetterMedia Thread
« Reply #182 on: December 26, 2016, 03:43:41 PM »
The only RLM that annoys me a bit is Josh.

He seems like he just hangs out coz he knows the guys and laughs at bad films because the others do and spouts film making jargon that he picked up from the others as well.

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Re: RedLetterMedia Thread
« Reply #183 on: December 26, 2016, 04:42:01 PM »
I don't mind Josh that much, but he feels a bit like the killjoy of the group. Personally I don't have that line of "if you cross this in a joke, I get upset", so I really appreciate some of their more "out there"-jokes, but Josh definitely feels like the guy in the gang who gets very defensive or upset over those type of jokes. I know there are several episodes where he goes (in a serious tone) "nooooooo" when someone else makes that type of joke. I still enjoy him, but he would be among the bottom of the RLM crew for me.

Jack is a bit of a personal favorite. Wasn't sold on him initially but he has really grown on me, and I enjoy his point of view in both the RLM reviews and pre rec.

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« Reply #184 on: December 26, 2016, 04:47:58 PM »
I love Pre rec as well. i don't watch therir live streams - just the game reviews.
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Re: RedLetterMedia Thread
« Reply #185 on: December 27, 2016, 04:08:57 AM »
I love Pre rec as well. i don't watch therir live streams - just the game reviews.

Same. Though I have listened to their streams when they talked about The Force Awakens and BvS in detail since I was curious and they brought up a lot of interesting points that didn't appear in the regular reviews on HitB.

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Re: RedLetterMedia Thread
« Reply #186 on: December 27, 2016, 04:20:49 AM »
Yes those two were really long but good. I never remember that much info from one screening.
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Re: RedLetterMedia Thread
« Reply #187 on: December 27, 2016, 08:19:51 AM »
Here are my opinions on the "main" YouTube critics:

Jeremy Jahns: His jump cuts used to annoy me, but I'm used to them now. He makes everything fun, even when he's talking about movies he doesn't like. I could be wrong, but I feel like he takes himself less seriously than these other guys. Probably my favorite.

Shmoes Know: Kristian and Mark compliment each other really well. One is a little more picky and serious whereas the other is more humorous and laid back. They just seem like regular dudes who really enjoy discussing movies. For some reason, their new 0-100 rating scale really annoys me. Really, what's the difference between an 89 and a 90? :lol But I love these guys.

Chris Stuckmann: A really insightful, detail-oriented guy. I think it's really cool that he reviews old video games and television shows like Dragon Ball Z from time to time. I relate to him more than any of the other YouTube critics. The only thing I don't like about his reviewing style is that there are times when I feel like he just wants to fanboy, but can't quite bring himself to go all out. Just go for it, Chris! Anyway, love his channel.

Red Letter Media: I already talked about them a little bit, but I've been a little turned off by them recently. I think that their show is (intentionally) a tad more cynical than some of the other YouTube shows, and I finally was like, "You guys are really smart. I wish you all the best. But I'd rather listen to Jeremy Jahns make jokes about Uncharted 4 bugs or Mark Ellis talk about how much he loves space monkeys."
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Re: RedLetterMedia Thread
« Reply #188 on: December 29, 2016, 09:09:42 AM »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=odj6NHsWe00

I think the editing of this video is pretty amazing. Someone cut together pieces of the R1 HITB episode and clips from another movie review channel. :lol

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« Reply #189 on: December 30, 2016, 11:09:03 AM »

It's like they all make videos for people with ADHD. Constant jump cuts in the talking so everytime he has to pause his super fast talking - it cuts so he NEVER STOPS TALKING AT STUPID SPEED EVEN FOR A SECOND COZ YO MIGHT GET BORED AND WATCH SOMETHING ELSE AND PLEASE SUBSCRIBE TO MY TWITTER AND FACEBOOK AND MYSPACE AND THANKS FOR WATCHING AND PLEASE WATCH MY OTEHR VIDEOS AND LEAVE A COMMENT BELOW IF YOU WANT MORE OF...


This kind of stuff bugs me on any channel. Youtube's been around awhile. We know how it works. We know that we can subscribe if we like something so we don't need the pleading at the end of every single video to make the numbers go up.

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Re: RedLetterMedia Thread
« Reply #190 on: December 31, 2016, 05:21:09 PM »
Here's them in 2002 talking about star wars

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=odJWMxjWQoo

They look SOOOO young
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« Reply #191 on: December 31, 2016, 05:31:14 PM »
Here's them in 2002 talking about star wars

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=odJWMxjWQoo

They look SOOOO young

WOW.

Annoying laugh guy could almost pass for handsome.

Also incredible they've all been working together for so god damn long.
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Re: RedLetterMedia Thread
« Reply #192 on: December 31, 2016, 06:18:11 PM »
Speaking of Rich Evans...


I'm 5'8" and about 12.5 stones... ( about 175 lbs )

I'd do something about it before I got to 14 stones ( 196 lbs )

I dunno how people get to over 200 lbs and don't sort themselves out.

This isn't a dig at anyone here.
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Re: RedLetterMedia Thread
« Reply #193 on: December 31, 2016, 06:24:43 PM »
Some people care less about appearance than others.

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« Reply #194 on: December 31, 2016, 06:28:21 PM »
:p that doesn't compute with me.

You don't care - sure. But it's also unhealthy.
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Re: RedLetterMedia Thread
« Reply #195 on: January 01, 2017, 07:35:27 AM »
"A healthy lifestyle is a boring lifestyle" - well maybe not 100% accurate but there's a lot of people who aren't health-nuts who go to the gym 10 hours a week or care that much about eating sallads and stuff. I can't speak for Rich Evans but as someone who has gone through both good and bad periods when it comes to food/training, I can still see both sides. I think it's absolutely mental that some people put so much time into working out just so they can work out more, but hey, if it's a hobby or passion, then that's great. In the case of Rich Evans, he's what, 35-40? He's married and has a group of friends so his life is pretty much "set". I can sort of understand the pressure to work out, eat healthy, be skinny and look good if you're younger, if you need to find a relationship or friends, because society is mostly full of people who judge you on appearance. As far as "unhealthy" goes, we're all gonna drop dead someday. Some people care less whether they die 5 years earlier than people who eat sallad and work out. :P It just seems weird to me whenever skinny/average people get triggered over someone else being overweight when it doesn't bother that person (or rather it's their choice/lifestyle or w/e).

But to not derail this thread completely, I really like their new series Re:View and I'm hoping they get around to doing Alien or Aliens (or both) before Alien: Covenant comes out. They touched upon those movies briefly in their Prometheus review, but would really like to hear more. :)




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Re: RedLetterMedia Thread
« Reply #196 on: January 01, 2017, 03:41:31 PM »
Plinkett responds to comments.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i9-vP7kJheI
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Re: RedLetterMedia Thread
« Reply #197 on: January 05, 2017, 01:28:04 PM »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sExTt4j69zI

The guys take on podcasts. Mike's delivery is SPOT ON. I was laughing so much.
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« Reply #198 on: January 05, 2017, 05:19:29 PM »
Thats one of their best videos already  :lol

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Re: RedLetterMedia Thread
« Reply #199 on: January 05, 2017, 09:34:11 PM »
Jesus Christ, they are really keen on beating the shit out of the Rogue One dead horse, aren't they?

Pretty hilarious video though. Loved the comments on the Force Awakens.  :lol

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Re: RedLetterMedia Thread
« Reply #200 on: January 06, 2017, 12:38:54 AM »
In an age of Donald Trump and terrorism, what people want is a darker Star Wars movie.

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« Reply #201 on: January 06, 2017, 12:53:21 AM »
I loved the " get 10% off " bit.

Reminded me of the beginning of every Still Untitled video that everyone always skips.
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Re: RedLetterMedia Thread
« Reply #202 on: January 12, 2017, 12:33:49 PM »
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« Reply #203 on: January 12, 2017, 12:42:54 PM »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H18RUB1cxfI

FUCK YOU ITS JANUARY

That was way funnier than I thought it would be.
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« Reply #204 on: January 12, 2017, 12:54:12 PM »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H18RUB1cxfI

FUCK YOU ITS JANUARY

That was way funnier than I thought it would be.

If you search - theres an older Fuck You Its January from a few years ago which is hilarious.
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« Reply #205 on: January 12, 2017, 01:01:28 PM »
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« Reply #206 on: January 22, 2017, 02:44:06 PM »
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« Reply #207 on: January 22, 2017, 02:45:10 PM »
Loved the ending.

" ....that's the end..."

Love when Mike cracks up.
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« Reply #208 on: January 26, 2017, 05:08:58 PM »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bl5UH6EZXIM

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Re: RedLetterMedia Thread
« Reply #209 on: January 26, 2017, 05:15:03 PM »
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