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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Joker Review: DC’s Newest Film Captures A Chaotic Societal Moment

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Posted by    Monday, October 7, 2019 at 7:00pm 10/7/2019 at 7:00pm
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When The Dark Knight came out in 2008 it was received as one of the greatest films of the decade. It was a cultural phenomena that reinvented the already tired superhero genre into something new.

Most of you reading this will already know that. What’s important now looking at the film eleven...

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The Impending Release of Todd Phillip’s Joker Film Sparks Media Frenzy About Potential Violence

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Posted by    Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 5:00pm 10/1/2019 at 5:00pm
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When Joker premiered in August at the Toronto International Film Festival it was met with cheers as a modern masterpiece and an 8-minute standing ovation. The radical new take on the famous DC Comics villain, an homage to the style of Martin Scorsese films like Taxi Driver and The King...

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The Rise of Jordan Peterson Review: New Documentary Captures the Tumultuous Celebrity of the Famous Academic

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Posted by    Monday, September 30, 2019 at 9:00am 9/30/2019 at 9:00am
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It would be easy to take a side on the issue of Jordan Peterson. Certainly at this point most everyone has. The controversial Canadian professor, author, free speech activist and public speaker has developed a massive international reputation over the past three years since he initially spoke out against the Canadian...

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Rambo Last Blood Review: A Bloody, Brutal, Crowd pleasing Action Film That Leftist Critics Hate

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Posted by    Friday, September 20, 2019 at 7:00pm 9/20/2019 at 7:00pm

Going into Rambo V, I had assumed I was in for a rough time. Most of the reviews excoriated the film and left me worried I was about to waste my money on the ticket.
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Knives Out, The New Film From the Director of TLJ May Become 2019’s Most Divisive Film

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Posted by    Friday, September 13, 2019 at 5:00pm 9/13/2019 at 5:00pm
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The New Film from the Director of The Last Jedi

Knives Out, the newest film by writer/director Rian Johnson, premiered this past weekend at the Toronto International Film Festival and the first reactions and reviews have been spreading out all over Twitter. Unfortunately for movie fans, the movie appears to be a...

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IT Chapter 2 Review: A Movie About Hatred Gets Accused of Bigotry

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Posted by    Monday, September 9, 2019 at 3:00pm 9/9/2019 at 3:00pm
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A Disappointing Sequel

It Chapter 1 was released just two years ago in 2017 and at the time the movie had a certain novelty to it. It was fresh off the success of Stranger Things and it carried the same E.T/Stand by Me/Goonies/Monster Squad style that made so many of what RedLetterMedia...

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No Safe Spaces Documentary Announces Release Date, Gets into Ratings Battle with MPAA

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Posted by    Friday, September 6, 2019 at 1:00pm 9/6/2019 at 1:00pm
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Dennis Prager and Adam Carolla’s long in production documentary No Safe Spaces will finally be coming to theaters this fall.

On October 25th, the film will be released although it’s not clear whether this is a limited or wide release. The announcement on Facebook mentioned “Details and cities to follow” which could...

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Dave Chappelle and The Leftist Grip on Entertainment

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Posted by    Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 3:00pm 9/4/2019 at 3:00pm
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This past week, Netflix released Dave Chapelle’s newest stand up special, Sticks and Stones. The special immediately became controversial given Chapelle’s crassness and indifference towards the left’s sacred cows. He mocks the LGBTQ movement, castigates the #MeToo movement, called women b****es, mocked rape victims, used the homophobic slur f****t and dressed...

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Angel Has Fallen Review: Lamenting The Russian Collusion Hoax

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Posted by    Monday, September 2, 2019 at 12:00pm 9/2/2019 at 12:00pm
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Spoilers Ahead for Angel Has Fallen 

There’s always been a mild conservative tinge to the Olympus Has Fallen Movies. Some of that just comes from contrast. The first movie was paired with another Die Hard-But-In-The-White-House action movie called White House Down when it was released in 2013.

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Disney Announces Ms. Marvel TV Series, The MCU’s First Muslim Superhero

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 9:00pm 8/27/2019 at 9:00pm
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Young Turks Host Hasan Piker Mocks Rep. Dan Crenshaw’s War Injuries, Declares America Deserved 9/11

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Posted by    Friday, August 23, 2019 at 9:00pm 8/23/2019 at 9:00pm
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Hasan Piker, Young Turks host and nephew of Cenk Uger, has been taking heat since Wednesday for saying castigating the United States deserved the 9/11 terrorist attacks. He also mocked the injuries Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw received while serving in Afghanistan.

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Mulan Star Crystal Liu Supports Hong Kong’s Police in the Midst of Ongoing Violent Protests

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Posted by    Friday, August 16, 2019 at 7:00pm 8/16/2019 at 7:00pm
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The star of next year’s live action remake of Mulan caused a massive stir on social media this past week. Crystal Liu, who portrays the lead character in Disney’s live action remake of the animated Disney princess film Mulan, posted a series of posts in support of Hong Kong’s police amidst widespread...

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Legendary Director Terrance Malick’s New Film Shows Hints of “The Resistance” in its Story

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 7:00pm 8/14/2019 at 7:00pm
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A new trailer dropped this past Tuesday for the highly anticipated release of Terrence Malick’s ninth film A Hidden Life.

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UK Coal Restrictions Could Put an End to Historic Steam Locomotive Operations

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 7:00pm 8/13/2019 at 7:00pm
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Recently proposed restrictions against fossil fuels in the United Kingdom are threatening one of the country’s most historical tourism sectors.

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The Largest Steam Locomotive in North America Draws Massive Crowds in Midwestern Tour

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Posted by    Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 2:00pm 8/3/2019 at 2:00pm
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Over the weekend of July 27th, the city of West Chicago, Illinois played host to the largest steam locomotive in North America. The locomotive, nicknamed “Big Boy,” was built in 1941 for the Union Pacific Railroad. It was retired from active service in 1959 with the discontinuation of steam service on...

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Apollo 11: New Documentary Captures America’s First Journey to the Moon

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Posted by    Sunday, July 21, 2019 at 4:00pm 7/21/2019 at 4:00pm
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Yesterday was the fiftieth anniversary of the first moon landing. As bittersweet as it is that it’s been almost as long since the last of our six moon landings finished in 1972,...

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Clint Eastwood to film his latest movie in Georgia despite Hollywood boycott

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Posted by    Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 6:00pm 7/20/2019 at 6:00pm
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Clint Eastwood remains the most daring conservative in Hollywood. The now 89-year-old star of cinema classics like The Good, The Bad and the Ugly and Dirty Harry is still going strong as he’s preparing to film his latest feature Richard Jewell. In an unsurprising buck against Hollywood’s current hissy fit over the...

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