About: Tyler Hummel

Born into the unexplored residential backwater of Chicago, Tyler Hummel is a graduate of Tribeca Flashpoint College where he studied Sound Design for Film and Interactive Media. When he isn’t writing for Geeks Under Grace or Legal Insurrection, hosting his public access talk show The Fox Valley Film Critics or collecting DragonBall Z figurines, he enjoys writing and directing short films. As Rick from Casablanca said, “he’s a man like any other man, just more so!”




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Borderless: Lauren Southern’s Final Documentary Explores The Migration Crisis

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Posted by    Monday, June 24, 2019 at 7:00am 6/24/2019 at 7:00am
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Lauren Southern is a Canadian libertarian activist who made herself known on the internet through various viral videos and minor controversies. She first came to prominence in 2015 when she started covering the infamous feminist Slutwalks, carrying a sign saying “T...

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Toy Story 4: Pixar’s Unnecessary Sequel Is Worth the Watch, Heartbreaking Send-off and All

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Posted by    Friday, June 21, 2019 at 9:00pm 6/21/2019 at 9:00pm
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I felt nothing going into the newest Pixar film Toy Story 4. Truthfully my reaction to Pixar films has been exceptionally cold since Toy Story 3 was released nearly a decade ago. Other than the exceptionally well done Inside Out and the beautifully well made if somewhat forgettable Coco their output...

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Dr. Jordan Peterson Announces ThinkSpot, A Free Speech Social Media Platform

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Posted by    Monday, June 17, 2019 at 6:00pm 6/17/2019 at 6:00pm
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As reported by Newsbusters, the acclaimed and highly popular Canadian professor Jordan Peterson is going to be launching a social media platform called ThinkSpot.

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Wolfenstein Developer Repeats Obnoxious “Nazi Occupation of America” Rhetoric at E3 Show

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Posted by    Friday, June 14, 2019 at 5:30pm 6/14/2019 at 5:30pm
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This past week has come and gone with the year’s largest video gaming show. Every June, E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) is used as a trade show for the largest video game developers to show off their slate of upcoming games for the next two years. Bethesda Softworks brought back the development...

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Saving Private Ryan and The 75th Anniversary of D-Day

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Posted by    Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 9:00am 6/6/2019 at 9:00am
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Today in History

Clouds hung low over the cold summer beaches of Normandy on the morning of June 6th, 1944. The French countryside had been subjected to a night of heavy bombing by the Army Airforce and the US Navy but the vital bunkers and artillery emplacements protecting the beaches had hardly...

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Godzilla vs. The Green New Deal: The Cost and Necessity of Nuclear Power

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Posted by    Monday, June 3, 2019 at 3:00pm 6/3/2019 at 3:00pm
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One of the final lines in 2016’s Godzilla: Resurgence is a quiet and somber reflection that Godzilla is “something we’ll have to learn to live with.” In the final images of the film, we see the figure of Godzilla standing above the Tokyo skyline, a stone creature having been defeated but...

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The Cold Blue: A Tense and Heartbreaking Tribute to America’s Army Airmen

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Posted by    Monday, May 27, 2019 at 12:00pm 5/27/2019 at 12:00pm
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The 8th Army Airforce

Of all the branches of the military, the Army Airforce had an especially dangerous job. Leaving aside even the common flight risks of mid-air collisions and frostbite from flying in non-pressurized aircraft five miles in the air, the 8th Army Airforce dealt with unique horrors.

Over Germany, B-17 bombers...

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DC Comics’s Upcoming Joker Film Accused of “Toxic Masculinity” by Progressive Critics

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Posted by    Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 2:00pm 5/26/2019 at 2:00pm
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There has been an enormous amount of excitement on the internet since the recent reveal of the trailer for Warner Brothers’s newest superhero film Joker.

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Knock Down the House Review: A Netflix Documentary About Vacuous Democrats

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Posted by    Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 4:00pm 5/25/2019 at 4:00pm
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Game of Thrones Series Finale: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Enjoy the Mess

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Posted by    Monday, May 20, 2019 at 3:00pm 5/20/2019 at 3:00pm
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The general consensus following these last two seasons of Game of Thrones has been universally negative. Fans are mad at the large stretches in logic, characters teleporting across Westeros for the convenience of the story, intelligent characters getting written off and for entire character arcs being disregarded at the last minute...

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Avengers: Endgame May Oust Avatar as Highest Grossing Film of All Time

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 3:47pm 5/15/2019 at 3:47pm
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The opening weekend of Avengers: Endgame was massive. In its opening weekend alone the film grossed $350 million domestically and $1.2 Billion globally in the highest grossing opening weekend of all time. This was following its tickets going on sale in early April only to have every major ticket website including...

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PBS’s Arthur Character Mr. Ratburn Has Surprise Gay Wedding

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 3:00pm 5/15/2019 at 3:00pm
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The PBS cartoon Arthur is shockingly entering its 22nd season as one of the longest continuously running children’s shows on television. For those of you who didn’t grow up with it or aren’t being forced to watch PBS Kids regularly, the show is effectively a series of moral lessons about a...

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Tolkien Review: A Cozy Lightweight Drama that Will Make Fans of J.R.R. Tolkien Fume

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Posted by    Monday, May 13, 2019 at 7:00pm 5/13/2019 at 7:00pm
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If you’re exhausted between the enormous blockbuster pomposity of Avengers: Endgame and the prospect of having your children drag you to see Detective Pikachu, you may be relieved to find out that there is some good counter-programming running in the adjacent theater that you can sneak into.

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Avengers Endgame Easter Eggs Suggest SJW Marvel is Coming

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Posted by    Friday, May 10, 2019 at 7:00pm 5/10/2019 at 7:00pm
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Avengers: Endgame is a box office monster having grossed $357 million in its opening weekend. This shouldn’t be surprising given that the movie is the highly anticipated series finale for the 22 films in the Infinity Saga.

While the Marvel Cinematic Universe clearly isn’t going anywhere (considering they already have Spiderman: Far...

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Avengers: Endgame: A Fun, Messy Spectacle to Conclude the Infinity Saga

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Posted by    Friday, April 26, 2019 at 9:00pm 4/26/2019 at 9:00pm
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Avengers: Endgame is a big, ambitious, messy spectacle with some of the largest setpieces ever dedicated to film in its climax. As fun as it is, it’s not a terribly well-tuned movie. Unfortunately, it’s quite messy.

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All In The Family Live Show Will Premiere on ABC Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel

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Posted by    Monday, April 22, 2019 at 3:00pm 4/22/2019 at 3:00pm
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On May 22 at 8 PM ET, ABC will air a live show called Live In Front Of A Studio Audience: Norman Lear’s ‘All In The Family’ and ‘The Jeffersons’ to honor television producer Norman Lear.
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Dragged Across Concrete: Punk Rock Conservatism in the Age of Political Correctness

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 9:00pm 4/9/2019 at 9:00pm

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I can’t begin to tell you what it actually is that writer/director S. Craig Zahler believes in politically. According to the interviews he’s done to promote his newest movie, Dragged Across Concrete, he doesn’t care what people think of his movies. He’s making movies about bad people...

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