Nostalgia Critic's "The Wall"

Nostalgia Critic's "The Wall"

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Nostalgia Critic's "The Wall" refers to The Nostalgia Critic's review/parody of the Pink Floyd movie "The Wall", which was panned by fans and viewers for its poor quality, unfunny humor, and weak critiques of the film.

Origin

On September 18th, 2019, Channel Awesome uploaded a 40 minute review of the film version of Pink Floyd's The Wall. The video, unlike most Nostalgia Critic videos, is an outright parody of the film instead of a straightforward, humorous critique. The parody co-stars Corey Taylor of Slipknot. It gained over 430,000 views in a week.



Spread

Viewers quickly expressed their distaste for the video in the comments of the video and on Twitter. User @krycklund[1] tweeted, "I watched remastered, stabilized video of John F Kennedy getting shot with his brains splattering all over the car and the Nostalgia Critic review of The Wall is without a doubt the worst thing i have ever seen" (shown below, left). User @cam_sh[2] wrote "Nostalgia Critic's review of The Wall is the worst thing I've ever seen in my life. Genuinely embarrassed at my teenage self for lapping this shite up" (shown below, right).


Krycklund @Krycklund I watched remastered, stabilized video of John F Kennedy getting shot with his brains splattering all over the car and the Nostalgia Critic review of The Wall is without a doubt the worst thing i have ever seen. 3:59 PM Sep 19, 2019 Twitter Web App Cameron @cam_sh Nostalgia Critic's review of The Wall is the worst thing I've ever seen in my life. Genuinely embarrassed at my teenage self for lapping this s---- up. 8:19 PM Sep 18, 2019 Twitter Web App

Meanwhile, on YouTube, the video inspired several reactions and critiques. Anthony Fantano uploaded a review completely panning the video's soundtrack album, gaining over 321,000 views (shown below, left). JAR Media uploaded an hour long podcast discussing and mocking the video, gaining over 123,000 views (shown below, right).



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CartoonPalooza @JoeyTCartoonP Nothing was more jarring than seeing the Nostalgia Critic review for Pink Floyd's The Wall switch between Doug's green screen compositing to a competent animator like FENNAH. It's like.... here's a 2 dollar fish taco at Wal-Target-Rite followed by a well seasoned tenderloin! 7:49 AM Sep 19, 2019 Twitter for iPhone JD @redwizard404 My therapist: "Nostalgia Critic's The Wall isn't real, it can't hurt you" Nostalgia Critic's The Wall AlazizalelCRffeS WA H Nicolas Hamel 3 days ago You know, there is a surprising amount of irony in Doug Walker reviewing a movie about a man pushing everyone away, isolating himself, becoming an utter d------, only to then be forced by someone higher than him to get on the stage and keep doing the show even when he clearly doesn't want to. 1.2K 15 Spooky Toon Brains @Toonforbrains The Nostalgia Critic's The Wall review is f------ abysmal. It's an incomprehensible mess and future internet reviewers should take notes on it, because it's going to end up being the poster boy for everything you shouldn't do in a review. CRHGS Alazia WALL my life is a c medy @KWilsonHunte reads through immensely and well-executed negative responses towards the Nostalgia Critic review of The Wall on Twitter* Me reflecting on how I used to watch his videos religiously for 5 years straight: 0:03 731 views 6:16 PM Sep 26, 2019 from Queens, NY Twitter for iPhone Goldn @ZaGorudan "Yes, I do listen to the Nostalgia Critic's "The Wall" album on spotify every day. How did you know?" 7:42 PM Sep 24, 2019 Twitter Web Client

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External References

[1] Twitter – Krycklund

[2] Twitter – @cam_sh

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UnKewln00b
UnKewln00b

Want to know Doug's biggest problem? Clipless reviews. What makes a Nostalgia Critic review work is showing clips of a bad movie, so we can see just how fucking bad that movie is…Then he makes a joke about how bad that scene is. Hell, just look at the Aladdin 2019 review, that is a classic Critic styled video right there. No skits, no clipless shit, just him taking a scene of Aladdin being told he's a street rat in the animated film and having a lot of emotion, then taking the scene of him being called a street rat in live action and his reaction just being "That sucks." But when he does a clipless review….well it's quite obvious that he's going to be reshooting the entire movie just from that one sentence.

And here lies the problem. The old reviews worked because he showed us bad movies, and we could agree with him going "Yeah that's bad." But when he does these clipless reviews he can get as biased as humanly possible. He goes out of his way to make a movie look worse than it really is, case in point, his Deadpool 2 review. Hell, Doug finds a way to prove to himself and the audience that the clipless reviews are THE WORST IDEA EVER with….his very first Clipless review! His biggest criticism of Jurassic World was the idea that the dinosaurs looked fake, like the special effects were good, but you could totally tell that they were fake and not in the real world. He has to describe what this is like BECAUSE HE CAN'T SHOW YOU WHAT HE MEANS!

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Duke Bruh
Duke Bruh

After the whole fiasco from #ChangeTheChannel,I've seen it going back on track with the reviews,some of them were meh,other good.
Then everything went down with this,it felt like watching something self called intellectual full of himself.
It's like watching someone with a shotgun trying to hit the target upclose and still miss it entirely.

This was beyond embarassing,even for someone who became a lolcow like Doug.

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