Julian Lytle

Julian Lytle
Tomatometer-approved critic

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
C 75% Stillwater (2021) Stillwater is ok for a serious drama, something for "adults" to watch but not be blown away by. This won't be talked about at the end of the year but it's still a likable film. - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 31, 2021
8/10 63% Jungle Cruise (2021) Jungle Cruise is a really big fun movie and I think the first one we've had in a while that isn't part of another franchise. It's just a good time for two hours to sit back and enjoy this summer. - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 27, 2021
8/10 88% All the Streets Are Silent: The Convergence of Hip Hop and Skateboarding (1987-1997) (2021) All the Streets Are Silent is a welcome new documentary showing how two cultures are actually very connected and are still impacting our society to this day (and not a fad like many thought they would be). - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 26, 2021
7/10 38% Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins (2021) Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins is a manageable watch that translates a toy into a movie. It's not the height of these things but it's also not the bottom. It's just aight to death. - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2021
7.5/10 27% Space Jam: A New Legacy (2021) Space Jam: A New Legacy is a fun family movie that works well to re-establish the Looney Tunes and shows what LeBron's future maybe when his playing time is done. - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 15, 2021
8.5/10 59% F9 (2021) F9 of the Fast Saga is a huge spectacle action movie with archetypal heroes versus villains smirking and winking at you the whole two and half hours. It's a perfect movie to come back and see in theaters and to really kick off summer. - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2021
5/10 47% The Boss Baby: Family Business (2021) The Boss Baby: Family Business feels like a cash grab and barely worth the time to have your kids watch it on Peacock. - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2021
9/10 90% Luca (2021) Luca is such a wonderful film that could be watched over and over again. Full of joy and wonder with a great story and theme of connection and becoming. - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 16, 2021
8/10 98% The Paper Tigers (2021) The Paper Tigers is a fun time, full of good fights and good laughs, perfect for people who are getting to that age of feeling washed. - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted May 7, 2021
7.5/10 75% Godzilla vs. Kong (2021) Godzilla vs. Kong lives up to what it's selling and it looks very impressive. It makes you want to see these two monsters fight on the biggest screen possible. - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2021
7.5/10 84% Nobody (2021) Nobody is a good action movie, while not a new premise, seeing Bob Odenkirk beat the tar out of people is very entertaining. - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 24, 2021
8/10 71% Zack Snyder's Justice League (2021) Zack Synder's Justice League is a good superhero movie that feels epic like the Lord of the Rings films, with the oldest Superheroes of our culture, added context, and characters that make it a film to definitely watch. - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2021
7.5/10 42% Boogie (2021) Boogie is a good debut for Huang and a different type of coming of age story with some good new faces in it that feels current. - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 3, 2021
5/10 37% Cherry (2021) Cherry is a tonal mess that wastes the effectiveness of its performers with a rushed story that doesn't know what it wants to be. - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 25, 2021
7/10 73% Flora & Ulysses (2021) Flora & Ulysses is a different take on the superhero movie genre that sets it apart and does a good job of turning a middle-grade novel into a decent family movie. - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2021
8/10 95% Soul (2020) SOUL is a good Pixar film about not letting your life pass you by. It gets a bit lost in the middle but figures itself out by the end. . - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 22, 2020
8/10 93% Sylvie's Love (2020) Sylvie's Love is a beautiful romantic drama with great performances and a lovely feel that's timeless. - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 18, 2020
7.5/10 78% Greenland (2020) A decent disaster movie with good performances that are perfect for viewing at home on your TV or computer screen. - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 17, 2020
8/10 88% News of the World (2020) News of the World is a good Tom Hanks movie that's more entertaining than the way it might look. It's definitely worth a watch this holiday season. - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 11, 2020
9/10 89% The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020) A fire historical courtroom drama that's going to have so many people feeling all types of ways about the past and present in the fight for rights in the United States, from politics, police, race, etc. or, you know, just another Tuesday. - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 15, 2020
9/10 85% Misbehaviour (2020) Misbehaviour is an engaging historical drama that pulls you in and entertains while also dealing with a heavy topic, all at high levels. - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 25, 2020
9/10 80% Charm City Kings (2020) Charm City Kings is a great urban teen film. It may feel like stories that came before it but the film has so much heart and such great craft that it easily rises to the top of the genre. - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2020
7/10 48% Unhinged (2020) Unhinged is a fun thriller that can make for a good evening. It's not too long and will have you thoroughly entertained the whole time. - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2020
9/10 93% Ride Your Wave (2020) Ride Your Wave is a fantastic animated feature that can work over your feelings and a clear Best Animated Feature contender. - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 13, 2020
8/10 61% Project Power (2020) I can't say Project Power is flawless but it knows what it is: A summer action movie. The kind we used to live on before the Shared Universe franchise era. - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 13, 2020
6/10 71% 7500 (2020) Great performances and interesting direction are hampered by falling back on tired stereotypes that we should be past. - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 31, 2020
8/10 75% The King of Staten Island (2020) The King of Staten Island is very well made and it is pretty damn hilarious but it also is a good awakening/coming of age film. This movie does a lot for Pete Davidson and could push him as a future star. - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 9, 2020
7/10 77% Judy & Punch (2020) I have to say Judy & Punch hits differently with what is going on in the world at the moment. It feels like Judy's seething anger represents a lot of people dealing with society's structures right now. - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2020
6/10 30% Bloodshot (2020) Bloodshot is a regular-degular action movie with effects. So don't go in expecting to be impressed-just take in the ride and you'll be fine. - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2020
7/10 57% The Hunt (2020) The Hunt is a fun movie to watch even though you might side-eye the concept at first. - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 15, 2020
8/10 83% The Way Back (2020) The Way Back is a very well done drama and a great high school sports movie. It's a great comeback for Ben Affleck to the screen. - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2020
7/10 50% Burden (2020) While not an amazing movie the performances make Burden an endearing one. Even if you're tired of these tropes this one isn't a waste of your time. - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 7, 2020
8/10 90% My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising (2020) My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising is an anime that gives you the feeling of shonen anime OVAs from the golden age of 80s and 90s anime. - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 27, 2020
8/10 75% The Photograph (2020) The Photograph is definitely a perfect date movie and something that has staying power with a story about love and regret and taking a chance. - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2020
8/10 85% The Traitor (2020) The Traitor is a great piece of work that shows a different side to both the Mafia film subgenre and the whistleblower story. Great acting and directing will pull you in and captivate you the whole time. - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 6, 2020
7/10 60% The Last Full Measure (2020) The Last Full Measure is a fine portrayal of an important story that you won't feel has wasted your time. - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2020
8/10 75% The Gentlemen (2020) The Gentlemen is a return to form for Guy Ritchie. - idobi.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 26, 2020
B+ 81% T2 Trainspotting (2017) Podcast review - Ignorant Bliss EDIT
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B+ 93% Logan (2017) Podcast Review - Ignorant Bliss EDIT
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A 98% Get Out (2017) Podcast Review - Ignorant Bliss EDIT
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D 26% Green Lantern (2011) Podcast review - Ignorant Bliss EDIT
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3.5/5 94% Avengers: Endgame (2019) podcast review - Ignorant Bliss EDIT
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3.5/5 36% Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) podcast review - Ignorant Bliss EDIT
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B 60% Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) podcast review - Ignorant Bliss EDIT
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A 91% Widows (2018) Podcast review - Ignorant Bliss EDIT
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4/5 83% The Trip to Spain (2017) podcast review - Ignorant Bliss EDIT
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4/5 92% Logan Lucky (2017) podcast review - Ignorant Bliss EDIT
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D 92% Good Time (2017) podcast review - Ignorant Bliss EDIT
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3.5/5 43% The Hitman's Bodyguard (2017) podcast review - Ignorant Bliss EDIT
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B+ 79% Atomic Blonde (2017) podcast review - Ignorant Bliss EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2020