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Kyle Norty is a YouTuber who reviews movies and TV, along with the occasional miscellaneous thing. He has a few series that have different types of subjects, but are typically reviewed in a similar way.

These series include:

  • Film Exaggeration: He looks at films that were either critically praised or panned to see if they are worthy of the hype
  • NDTV: He looks at Direct To Video Movies
  • Kid's Are Smarter than This: Reviews of bad episodes of good shows aimed at families.
    • Fixing the Flops: He reviews episodes of the shows that he covered on the above series that fix the problems with the episode he looked at.
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  • Norty Defends: He defends movies he likes from other reviewers on the internet. Currently retired.
  • Norty's Forgotten Flicks: A look at films that he thinks don't get enough credit or attention.
  • Peeking at the Pilots: Hosted on his 2nd channel, he looks at pilot episodes of shows he’s never seen to see how they work as a first impression. Currently semi-retired.
  • Pop Riffs: He riffs on pop songs/music videos

His main YouTube channel is located here. and his 2nd channel is here


Tropes relating to Kyle Norty:

  • April Fools' Day: He does one each year since 2014
    • 2014: He pretended to defend The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure from ’Cinematic Excrement
    • 2015: He reviewed a short film he made.
    • 2016: He did a pop riffs on a cover of Video Killed the Radio Star by a group he calls the Kidz Bop of the 80’s.
    • 2017: He reviewed the previously lost Clerks pilot, under the guise of a review of the movie.
    • 2018: He reviewed a short featured on the DVD for Joshua and the Promised Land
    • 2019: He reviews the Dingo Pictures Balto movie, claiming he is covering Balto 3.
    • 2020: He looks at the strange novelization of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.
    • 2021: He reviewed a Christan scare film about Harry Potter promoting witchcraft.
    • 2022: He revives Peeking at the Pilots to look at The Owl House, under the guise of the next Fixing the Flops.
  • Author Appeal: Discusses in his Top 10 Movies of 2017 video that he likes syncing music to video, so Baby Driver was basically porn for him.
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  • Crossover: He did one over on The Movie Doctorful's channel on Trick 'r Treat.
  • Damned by Faint Praise: In his videos on the worst things he has reviewed, he tries to say at least one nice thing about it. For Atlas Shrugged Part 1 he just says "...You can see it".
  • Formula-Breaking Episode: One Top 10 Video was on the worst videos from a YouTube chanel that covers politics. This was followed up a year later with a similar list on Prager U. Then a couple years later he has a video looking at the subreddit Female Dating Strategy.
  • Running Gag:
    • The tendency for the things he reviews to have characters with bad French accents.
    • When a character is seemingly dead, he'll put a joke tribute to them while the score to Titanic plays.
  • Silly Song: He concludes his Disaster Movie review the only way he knows how: Badly signing a parody of a Ke$ha song.
  • Vanity Plate: He has a Channel Logo that appears at the end of most of his videos.