Tyler Hummel

Tyler Hummel is a Nashville-based freelance journalist, a College Fix Fellow, and a member of the Music City Film Critics Association. He has contributed to Geeks Under Grace, The Living Church, North American Anglican, Baptist News Global, The Tennessee Register, Angelus News, The Dispatch, Voeglin View, Hollywood in Toto, Law and Liberty, The Federalist, Main Street Nashville, Leaders Media, and the Catholic Herald of Milwaukee.

Review: Phantom Thread

By Tyler Hummel / January 17, 2018 /

Distributor: Annapurna Pictures & Focus Features Director: Paul Thomas Anderson Writers: Paul Thomas Anderson Composer: Jonny Greenwood Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville, Vicky Krieps Genre: Drama/Romance Rating: R Paul Thomas Anderson returns to the director’s chair for the story of Reynolds Woodcock, an eccentric fashion designer in 1950s London who falls head over heels for…

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Retro Review: A Charlie Brown Christmas

By Tyler Hummel / December 21, 2017 /

Distributor: Lee Mendelson Films Director: Bill Melendez Writers: Charles M. Schulz Composer: Vince Guaraldi Starring: Peter Robbins, Chris Shea, Tracy Stratford, Tracy Stratford, Kathy Steinberg, Bill Melendez Genre: Animation Rating: G A Charlie Brown Christmas has been one of the most popular Christmas specials for over a half-century. Beloved for its sweet story and surprisingly spiritual themes, the special reigns…

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Retro Review: It’s A Wonderful Life

By Tyler Hummel / December 20, 2017 /

Distributor: RKO Radio Pictures Director: Frank Capra Writers: Frank Capra, Jo Swerling, Albert Hackett, Frances Goodrich Composer: Dimitri Tiomkin Starring: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore Genre: Comedy/Drama/Fantasy Rating: PG Frank Capra’s It’s A Wonderful Life has grown to be one of the most beloved Christmas films of all time. It didn’t start that way.…

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Review: Lazer Team 2

By Tyler Hummel / December 11, 2017 /

Distributor: Fullscreen Films/YouTube Red Director: Daniel Fabelo/Matt Hullum Writer: Burnie Burns, Daniel Fabelo, and Matt Hullum Starring: Burnie Burns, Gavin Free, Michael Jones, Colton Dunn, and Nichole Bloom Genre: Action/Adventure Rating: PG-13 Rooster Teeth Productions have been producing online content for more than a decade and a half. Last year, they successfully made the transition into…

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