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Jeffrey Lyles

Jeffrey Lyles
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
6.5/10 54% 12 Strong (2018) A war film carefully designed to check off all the requirements of the genre without going deep enough in the ones that matter most.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2018
5/10 58% The Commuter (2018) Picture a less suspenseful, dumber and overall ill-conceived rip-off of Non-Stop and you've got The Commuter. Even Liam Neeson appears underwhelmed.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2018
8/10 No Score Yet Virtual Revolution (2016) For a lower budget film, this is a very creative and enjoyable effort that plays out like a throwback sci-fi movie. ‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2018
8/10 81% Molly's Game (2018) Molly's Game is very enjoyable thanks to the stacked deck of Chastain, Elba and Sorkin.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Jan 4, 2018
7/10 31% Insidious: The Last Key (2018) For franchise fans and haters, this more of the same - some decent scares, a couple of freak out moments and fun characters. It won't win over new fans, but won't disappoint.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Jan 4, 2018
10/10 97% Coco (2017) Another Pixar masterpiece. It sits comfortably with Toy Story 3, Finding Dory and Inside Out as one of the best Pixar films this decade.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Dec 30, 2017
5/10 27% Bright (2017) Not a terrible movie, but it's not original or fun enough to warrant the time commitment considering far better options just as readily available.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Dec 30, 2017
8/10 96% The Florida Project (2017) One of the year's most riveting, beautifully shot and well-acted films. It's a heartfelt look at the lives of the downtrodden. ‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Dec 28, 2017
4/10 No Score Yet Miss Me This Christmas (2017) There's random moments of quality, but even by Christmas movie standards, Miss Me This Christmas is a misfire.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2017
8/10 60% Despicable Me 3 (2017) Despicable Me 3 doesn't reinvent the franchise, but proves there's plenty of fun and wackiness left and more than enough creativity left for future installments.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Dec 27, 2017
9/10 99% Lady Bird (2017) It's that sense that Christine is still a work in progress that makes Lady Bird such an fascinating watch with enough intrigue to make a sequel viable.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Dec 26, 2017
8/10 88% The Post (2018) A high quality effort that will play well with its intended demographic looking for a reminder of the importance of the role of the media in holding lawmakers accountable.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Dec 26, 2017
4/10 44% Bushwick (2017) By taking it seriously, the filmmakers end up calling more attention to every absurd moment. Movie wise, there's few things worse than a dumb action movie tries to be serious.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2017
9.5/10 40% Resident Evil: Vendetta (2017) Resident Evil Vendetta takes the best aspects of the video game high points and makes an amazingly intense and action-packed thrill ride.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2017
8.5/10 73% Hostiles (2018) Hostiles plays out like a classic Western with modern sensibilities. It's engaging, beautifully shot and features captivating performances.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2017
9/10 52% The Boss Baby (2017) A very cute and charming film with an inspired take on sibling rivalry that will prove useful for parents informing their only child they're about to have some company.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Dec 21, 2017
9/10 91% The Lego Batman Movie (2017) While not as accessible for general audiences as The LEGO Movie, The LEGO Batman Movie is a fan-pleasing effort that showcases everything that's awesome about The Dark Knight.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Dec 19, 2017
8.5/10 60% Christmas Inheritance (2017) While it doesn't stray from the formula, this is a better than average Christmas film thanks to strong performances and overall charming presentation.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Dec 19, 2017
9/10 90% Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) With The Last Jedi, there's a welcome return of hope for the Sequel Trilogy.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Dec 16, 2017
9/10 75% Split (2017) Shyamalan concocts a clever premise and delivers one of the most suspenseful thrillers this decade bolstered by an outstanding turn by McAvoy.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Dec 14, 2017
7/10 83% A Christmas Prince (2017) A cute Christmas movie. It's not meant to be taken too seriously and kept me entertained throughout even if at times I was poking fun of its predictability.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2017
8.5/10 92% The Shape of Water (2017) Further makes the case that no one does fantasy on del Toro's level.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Dec 8, 2017
9.5/10 96% Mudbound (2017) Mudbound is going to be one of the hard to forget films of 2017 or this decade.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Dec 5, 2017
7.5/10 73% Gifted (2017) Gifted doesn't shake up the genre, but it's very well-acted and endearing. Sometimes that makes a movie special enough.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Dec 4, 2017
9.5/10 91% The Disaster Artist (2017) A great film and one of the must-sees for award season.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2017
7.5/10 30% Wonder Wheel (2017) Hardly a groundbreaking picture, but it's worth seeking out for Kate Winslet's undeniable performance and the beautiful cinematography.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Dec 2, 2017
8.5/10 90% Marjorie Prime (2017) An exceptional, thought-provoking film featuring some of 2017's best performances. This truly deserves to be remembered come year-end award time.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Nov 24, 2017
4/10 74% Beatriz at Dinner (2017) Sets the table for an engaging film, but it never amounts to enough to be fully satisfying.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Nov 22, 2017
9/10 91% Good Time (2017) This isn't a misleading title. With its adrenaline rush pacing, terrific performances and unpredictable script, this is a film that doesn't stop surprising or entertaining.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Nov 17, 2017
40% Justice League (2017) Proving Wonder Woman wasn't just a happy fluke, Justice League boom tubes onto the playing field to finally challenge Marvel Studios' comic book movie dominance. ‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Nov 16, 2017
5/10 82% Mayhem (2017) The premise doesn't invite much restraint, but just a little could have resulted in a terrific guilty pleasure instead of one that narrowly misses the mark.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Nov 9, 2017
No Score Yet Never Leave Alive (2017) Never bad enough to be frustrating, but it could have been a lot more fun.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Nov 7, 2017
No Score Yet The Preacher's Son (2017) Instead of a film, this probably would play out better as a TV series to let all the various subplots breathe.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Nov 5, 2017
7/10 No Score Yet Armstrong (2016) Armstrong is that rare superhero movie that's better when the hero is off camera. ‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Nov 3, 2017
8/10 88% Wheelman (2017) Worth taking for a spin in your Netflix queue.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Oct 29, 2017
9.7/10 92% Thor: Ragnarok (2017) That Ragnarok can even be in the conversation for best Marvel Cinematic Universe movie is a major victory for Marvel Studios.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Oct 27, 2017
8/10 100% Batman vs. Two-Face (2017) Sentimentality aside with the final film performance of Adam West, Batman vs. Two Face captures the magic and spirit of the fondly remembered TV series. ‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Oct 23, 2017
9.5/10 71% Happy Death Day (2017) If you're looking for a terrifying horror/thriller, It will keep you up for many nights. But for a vintage 90s era scare, this will leave a smile on your face.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2017
7/10 83% Marshall (2017) An enjoyable enough film despite pulling a significant bait and switch.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2017
100% Bad Match (2017) I thought the premise had potential, but Bad Match exceeded my expectations. This was a lot of fun and definitely worth checking out for thriller fans.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Oct 10, 2017
9/10 87% Blade Runner 2049 (2017) It's probably going to take another viewing to fully appreciate Blade Runner 2049. My gut reaction is it's a great movie bordering on masterpiece.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Oct 9, 2017
No Score Yet Security (2017) Serviceable enough to warrant a watch, but could have been better with a tad more mayhem and fun.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Oct 9, 2017
9.5/10 85% It (2017) Will certainly please fans of the original and terrify a new generation.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Oct 9, 2017
5/10 65% The Osiris Child: Science Fiction Volume One (2017) There's enough potential here to suggest a sequel isn't the worst idea provided Abbess and Cachia learn from their mistakes.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2017
8.5/10 49% Going in Style (2017) This is like watching three master actors have a blast playing off each other. And it's a hard not to have get a thrill watching them in this charming and funny comedy.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2017
No Score Yet The 13th Friday (2017) Maybe its ultimate legacy is to be mercilessly mocked as the feature for a bad movie night. The potential for laughs might make it mildly entertaining.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Sep 30, 2017
No Score Yet #Realityhigh (2017) Provided it finds the audience it deserves on Netflix #RealityHigh will likely be held in the same esteem for Millennials as its influences. ‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2017
51% Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017) There's goons with mechanical arms, electric lassos, a two-stepping Tatum, robot dogs and an Elton John fight sequence. It's absurdly ridiculous and awesome as it sounds.‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Sep 21, 2017
3/10 34% American Assassin (2017) Out of dozens of ways to make an intriguing and potential fun new franchise, American Assassin whiffed on all of them. ‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Sep 14, 2017
3/10 0% Clowntergeist (2017) Unlike It, Clowntergeist probably won't force viewers to leave a nightlight on. ‐ Lyles' Movie Files
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2017