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Lyles Movie Files

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Jeffrey Lyles of Lyles Movie Files brings all of the fun and commentary from lylesmoviefiles.com and he's bringing some of his opinionated boys with him as we talk about movies, TV shows, hot topic Hollywood issues and a little bit of everything in between.

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Ep. 228 - Breaking Down the James Bond Films

September 30th, 2021

1:07:10

On the eve of No Time to Die, we play a game of Bond Roulette where we randomly break down the highs and lows of a James Bond film. 

There's some …

Ep. 227 - Disney+ Day reveals, Jessica Rabbit makeover

September 23rd, 2021

37:03

Jayce and I discuss all the lineup for Disney+ Day including the premiere of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings and Jungle Cruise.

George Lucas' ex wife, has some strong thoughts on the Sequel Trilogy and we …

Ep. 226 - Titans: Home review

September 23rd, 2021

49:31

Happy Batman Day! Jayce and I break down the latest episode of Titans with Nightwing and the Titans closing in on Red Hood and Scarecrow.

Ep. 225 - Mortal Kombat, Batman spinoffs

September 18th, 2021

31:31

Jayce and I cover Christopher Nolan's decision to head to Universal Pictures for his latest film.

With rumors of a Penguin spin-off, we consider …

Ep. 224 - Hawkeye trailer reaction, Killmonger What If? review

September 17th, 2021

39:30

Jayce and I break down the Hawkeye trailer and our thoughts on the future of Young Avengers in the MCU.

Also, we discuss the Killmonger-focused …

Ep. 223 - Michael K. Williams, Matrix Resurrections teaser

September 10th, 2021

32:33

In this week's episode, we react to the tragic death of Michael Kenneth Williams and his legacy in TV and film. 

What If...? delivers another shockingly strong episode with the arrival of Zombies and The Walking Dead …

Ep. 222 - Underrated Comic Book Movies, Shang-Chi's box office

September 4th, 2021

55:21

It's Shang-Chi's big opening weekend. Experts are predicting close to $90 million. Will the latest Marvel Studios film shatter the pandemic box office records?

We also debate comic book movies that get a bad rap, but …

Ep. 221 - Eternals, Titans Season 3 What if? Punk coming to AEW, MAFS

August 20th, 2021

1:31:52

Jayce and I are back to discuss the latest Eternals trailer and the reveal of some actual action scenes.

Also on deck: That amazing second episode of What If featuring T'Challa as Star-Lord. Bad Batch Season finale, …

Ep. 220 - WWE New Generation ring Funding, G.I. Joe Classified leaks

August 19th, 2021

33:51

Discussing the excitement of the Mattel WWE New Generation Ultimate Edition ring getting crowd funded, the lineup for the new G.I. Joe Classified Series leaks and what I picked up this week.

Ep. 219 - What If? review, Suicide Squad Thoughts

August 13th, 2021

46:45

We're back and breaking down our thoughts on James Gunn's crack on The Suicide Squad, Chloe Bennet ditching the potential dumpster fire of the Powerpuff Girls CW drama and Marvel Studios doing it once again with What …

Ep. 218 – Marvel Legends Retro Fantastic Four reaction

August 12th, 2021

22:18

Hasbro had an exciting Marvel Monday panel revealing the Retro Fantastic Four wave. I break down my favorites and which figures need some work in advance of arriving on shelves next March.

Plus, an update on the HasLab …

Ep. 217 - Scarlett Johansson vs Disney, What If?

August 5th, 2021

48:09

We're breaking down the Scarlett Johansson vs. Disney lawsuit. Who's really at fault for the fallout of the Black Widow star and Disney?

Next week …

Ep. 216 - Olympics Drama, Long Halloween

July 29th, 2021

1:00:52

Olympic fever has hit and we've got a lot to discuss specifically the Simone Biles controversy. Should we respect her need to take care of her mental …

Ep. 215 - Snake Eyes sluggish at box office

July 26th, 2021

19:46

This episode I'm looking at why Snake Eyes failed to make much of a dent at the box office.

With a second place finish behind M. Night Shymalan's Old

Ep. 214 - WWE Mattel SDCC 2021 figure reveals

July 25th, 2021

53:55

I'm taking an extensive look at all of the WWE reveals from the Mattel 2021 Comic Con at Home panel. From WWE Legends to the new lines of Ultimate Edition Legends, WWE Superstars and the final installment of Masters of …

Ep. 213 - Snake Eyes thoughts, Flash lightsabers

July 24th, 2021

50:46

I try and make sense of how we still haven't gotten a great G.I. Joe movie in the wake of the disaster that was Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins.

We also break down the season finale of The Flash and what we hope to see …

Ep. 212 - HasLab Galactus, Super 7 GI Joes

July 19th, 2021

23:56

I'm back with another installment of Figure Files with a look at the HasLab Marvel Legends Galactus figure. 

It's a big week of GI Joes with the reveal of the Super7 cartoon inspired GI Joes, the Hasbro Classified …

Ep. 211 - Space Jam: New Legacy hype, Loki season finale

July 17th, 2021

50:22

We had a lot to talk about this week from Loki, The Flash, Space Jam: A New Legacy and Resident Evil?

First up, we break down The Flash's season finale part 1. Why are Barry and Iris so children-crazed? Does no one …

Ep. 210 - Loki, Tomorrow War, The Forever Purge

July 9th, 2021

59:09

Loki remains one of the best projects from Marvel Studios since Avengers: Endgame. We discuss the latest episode and what could be building for the …

Ep. 209 - DC Films Won't Give Fans What They Want

July 3rd, 2021

1:30:06

With recent DC movie news with Robert Pattinson's Batman, Michael Keaton shown on set as Batman and more DC news, the fellas discuss why DC and Warner Bros. just won't give fans what they want. 

From the curious …

Ep. 208 - Loki breakdown, Tomorrow War

July 2nd, 2021

21:56

Jayce and I break down the shocks and twists of the latest episode of Loki with The Nexus Event. How shocking was the outcome of this episode? We talk about what we hope to see as the Disney+ series nears its home …

Ep. 207 - WWE, Marvel Legends reveals, Super 7 Power Rangers

June 30th, 2021

29:31

I'm back with another installment of Figure Files. This episode I'm breaking down the prototype reveals of the Marvel Legends Age of Apocalypse Wave 2 from Hasbro. You can pre-order the wave here. 

Also, Mattel revealed …

Ep. 206 - Fast and Furious still rolling, Black Widow set for breakout

June 25th, 2021

56:33

The Fast and Furious franchise is back with F9: The Fast Saga. We break down why this is the franchise succeeded and what lessons it took from the Marvel Cinematic Universe to become one of the strongest and enduring …

Ep. 205 – Figure Files: Mezco FF, Mattel WWE leaks

June 22nd, 2021

26:11

I'm going through the big leaks from Mattel's WWE line with the latest rumors on the WWE Legends line. 

Hasbro revealed an updated Sandman that already has me excited about other potential sized down Marvel Legends …

Ep. 204 - In the Heights, Batman/Catwoman controversies

June 19th, 2021

57:53

After the In the Heights controversy, we discuss the responsibilities of minority filmmakers to include every demographic in their film. 

I sing the high praises of the fantastic Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One

Ep. 203 - NXT TakeOver In Your House review

June 14th, 2021

31:39

I'm breaking down the latest NXT TakeOver In Your House 2021.

Here's my take on the Fatal Five Way for the NXT Championship featuring Karrion Kross …

Ep. 202 - Figure Files: Classified Series, Rogue One, Silverhawks

June 13th, 2021

33:10

This was a busy and reveal filled week for figure collectors of multiple lines and I break them down in this action figure focused installment.

Ep. 201 - A Quiet Place Part II, Bachelor Blows Up

June 11th, 2021

44:26

Chief was thrilled and excited to finally come together so we could watch A Quiet Place Part II. We break down our shared experience watching the …

Ep. 200 - The Best of The Best Milestone Edition

June 4th, 2021

52:54

After a technical snafu last week, we're back for another take on our special milestone episode 200. We break down some new items like Jupiter's Legacy getting cancelled from Netflix and the latest host reveal for …

Ep. 199 - Warner Merger fallout, new Batman cartoon

May 21st, 2021

58:52

We're one episode away from the big 200th show. For this one, we're talking about the need for yet more Batman and Superman cartoon series, the fallout of the Warner/Discovery media and what it means for future …

Ep. 198 - Snake Eyes teaser trailer reaction

May 18th, 2021

39:52

After the release of the Snake Eyes G.I. Joe Origins trailer left me a little wanting, I tried to break down my concerns with this latest Joe movie. 

And because I hate to be that guy that just complains, I offered a …

Ep. 197 - Jupiter's Legacy review, Bitter Root coming

May 14th, 2021

1:05:07

Jayce and I give our quick thoughts on Netflix's latest comic book series, Jupiter's Legacy, and how it measures up with some of the latest in the genre.

I discuss why it's so major that we're getting a Bitter Root …

Ep. 196 - Bad Batch breakdown, The Flash departures

May 7th, 2021

1:00:24

We break down Star Wars: The Bad Batch premiere and our concerns about this latest entry in the Star Wars saga.

The Flash is seeing some original cast members depart while another is returning after being killed off …

Ep. 195 - Falcon and Winter Soldier, Mortal Kombat reaction

April 29th, 2021

1:16:03

For this episode we're breaking down the finale of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier and what that means for the MCU's future. 

Sam Wilson's journey …

Ep. 194 – Mortal Kombat hype, How I Met Your Father

April 23rd, 2021

59:17

Mortal Kombat is coming to theaters and HBO Max tomorrow and the fellas are hyped for it. And while we're talking about video game movies, we break down some of our favorite and worst in the genre.

Sony and Disney …

Ep. 193 - Falcon and Winter Soldier Reaction

April 15th, 2021

1:02:37

We're almost at the milestone 200th episode, but for episode 193 we've still got plenty to discuss. 

First up, we break down one of Marvel Studios' …

Ep. 192 - Ray Fisher on Warner Bros, Kanye doc

April 8th, 2021

1:10:56

Ray Fisher finally unloaded all of the behind the scenes drama he experienced while shooting Justice League. It's a crazy situation and we break down …

Ep. 191 - Walking Dead woes, Supergirl returns

April 1st, 2021

58:33

After another disappointing episode, we break down the Walking Dead woes and tie it in to the terrible decision to announce the Carol and Daryl …

Ep. 190 - Snyder's Justice League; Batwoman

March 25th, 2021

1:18:22

Zack Snyder's Justice League is in the books and we all got a chance to check it out and we've got a ton of opinions to break down.

Jayce and I break down the latest episode of The Flash, which basically kicks off the …

Ep. 189 - Best of the Franchise: Fast and Furious, Mission Impossible

March 20th, 2021

1:19:54

We're kicking off a special March feature where we break down the Best of The Franchise. We'll take a look at a series and determine which film was …

Ep. 188 - Comfort Movies, Creed III

March 13th, 2021

51:18

For this episode we broke down our four comfort films that we will go to in any circumstance that will instantly put us in a better mood. Does Coming 2 America make the cut?

Either way the fellas have now seen it and …

Ep. 187 - Coming 2 America Reaction

March 5th, 2021

1:13:55

I saw Coming 2 America and the boys share their apprehension about checking out the sequel to the Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall and the old gang. 

Ep. 186 - Superman and Lois reaction

February 25th, 2021

1:14:11

It's the most anticipated new show of The CW Verse so naturally we had to share our thoughts on Superman and Lois. With strong performances from …

Ep. 185 - The Bachelor Controversy, Snyder Cut trailer

February 18th, 2021

1:09:37

For this week, we end up having a longer conversation about The Bachelor than we ever thought possible. We break down the latest racial controversy, the overall issues with the format of the show and how race is …

Ep. 184 - NXT TakeOver Vengeance Day review

February 15th, 2021

30:35

I'm back to break down NXT TakeOver Vengeance Day - a stellar show from the black and gold brand. 

It's a full rundown of the show from the finals of …

Ep. 183 - Whedon, Best Couples

February 11th, 2021

55:01

We had a big show set up with some great discussion that naturally occurred before Gina Carano's mouth and tweets got her fired from The Mandalorian and Pedro Pascal got cast in The Last of Us series. Despite those …

Ep. 182 - Thor 4, WandaVision, Wakanda spin-off

February 7th, 2021

45:53

Our minds are continually being blown by WandaVision. We talk about what we want to see playing out the rest of the season and what cameo would …

Ep. 181 - WWE Royal Rumble 2021 review

February 1st, 2021

27:41

I'm breaking down the WWE Royal Rumble 2021 on this show. As always, the Rumble kicks off Wrestlemania season and we get some idea about who some of the featured players will be thanks to the winners of the men and …

Ep. 180 - 3 Best/3 Worst Ryan Reynolds

January 28th, 2021

51:52

We're back for another week to complain about Tom Brady returning to the Super Bowl and the revival of one of our more popular segments, 3 Best 3 …

Ep. 179 - WandaVision, Batwoman reaction

January 21st, 2021

46:11

We're talking about all of the wackiness in WandaVision. What's got us excited about the new Marvel Studios series and what we hope is yet to come this year. 

There's also talk about Chris Evans returning to play …

Ep. 178 - What are we Watching in 2021?

January 9th, 2021

55:31

We're kicking off the New Year with a look at what the fellas have been watching and anticipating as we approach the year mark of the pandemic. From Bridgerton, Cobra Kai, The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina and yes even …

Ep. 177 - The Worst, Worse and Some Best of 2020

January 1st, 2021

51:17

It’s the last episode of a year that couldn’t end soon enough.

Jovon and Gunner are back to talk Wonder Woman 1984 after finally checking it out over …

Ep. 176 - Is Wonder Woman 1984 the superhero version of Bedazzled?

December 26th, 2020

1:03:20

That's the main question the fellas discuss as we break down the sequel to the 2017 original. 

We break down our disappointment and surprise at how many areas the film failed to land from Steve Trevor's return, Barbara …

Ep. 175 - The Mandalorian Season 2 Finale Reaction

December 24th, 2020

1:01:12

We were left in awe and excited about the future of Star Wars following the season finale of The Mandalorian. We break down all the possibilities …

Ep. 174 - Patty Jenkins on Star Wars, Vader vs. Obi-Wan rematch

December 17th, 2020

55:31

Jayce and I break down the latest Star Wars rumors with Patty Jenkins directing Rogue Squadron and the Darth Vader/Obi-Wan Kenobi rematch set for the Obi-Wan series. 

We also discuss the plans to have Temeura Morrison …

Ep. 173 - Spider-Man 3 Rumors, Making Our Own Christmas movie

December 15th, 2020

36:59

The Disney Shareholders' reveal pushed this one back a bit, but we're back with the pitches for our very own Christmas movie. 

We also break down all …

Ep. 172 - Disney 2021-2022 slate reveals reaction

December 11th, 2020

51:43

In a special last minute podcast, Jayce and I break down the big reveals from Disney's 2021-2022 slate including the major projects from Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm.

What's our take on the returning prequel main …

Ep. 171 - Best Classic Contemporary Christmas Films

December 3rd, 2020

1:04:55

Yes, it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas and the gang decides to take a crack at our favorite classic, old school Christmas movie and the …

Ep. 170 - Black Lightning ending, Chappelle Show yanked

November 25th, 2020

55:31

It's the day before Thanksgiving and we've got a lot to dish about from Black Lightning's cancellation, WandaVision getting the full-on sitcom …

Ep. 169 - Wonder Woman 1984 HBO reaction, best rap debut

November 20th, 2020

52:52

With the news finally being made official, we break down all the various repercussions of Wonder Woman 1984 getting a dual release on HBO Max and theaters. Which high profile film will be the next to opt for some form …

Ep. 168 - This Is Us Season 5 first quarter review

November 19th, 2020

36:56

Season 5 of This Is Us has just gotten underway with four episode for 2020 before taking its fall break. That gives me a perfect time to break down everything that's gone down so far this season. 

I'm ranking my …

Ep. 167 - Mandalorian controversy, Console Chaos

November 13th, 2020

54:38

On this week's show we break down the big controversy with that egg-eating scene in The Mandalorian.

Also, we consider how TV shows can actually …

Ep. 166 - Early take on The Mandalorian Season 2, Depp departs Fantastic Beasts

November 8th, 2020

48:09

It's a big episode this week as we react to the big election news from Saturday in the middle of the celebration. 

We also discuss the major news with Johnny Depp being asked to leave the Fantastic Beasts franchise, …

Ep. 165 - No Time to Die goes streaming? Spell giveaway

October 30th, 2020

40:49

For this week's show, Jayce and I break down the potential of studios going the exclusive streaming rights to air their blockbusters in the wake of the No Time to Die proposal. 

We also break down the likelihood of when …

Ep. 164 - Lovecraft Country, The Boys, Leto Joker in Justice League

October 22nd, 2020

1:05:45

We’ve got a big show this week as we break down the phenomenal first season of Lovecraft Country.

The Boys Season 2 recently wrapped and we talk about all of the craziness with that memorable and insane latest …

Ep. 163 - Disney Streaming Strategy Change, Spider-Man 3 rumors

October 16th, 2020

48:36

The whole LMF Podcast crew is back for this episode. We're breaking down Disney's announcement that new films might not necessarily be going to …

Ep. 162 - Big movie release shakeup, Spider-Man 3 rumors

October 9th, 2020

51:59

With most of the big winter films moving to 2021, we discuss all of the significant shakeups to the movie calendar including the dramatic upheaval of the DC Comics film slate.

How much longer will we really have to …

Ep. 161 - Darth Bane series? Jamie Foxx back as Electro?

October 2nd, 2020

38:53

We're Marvel Studios and Star Wars heavy on this episode. First up, we talk about the rumored Samuel L. Jackson Nick Fury series, rumors with WandaVision, recasting one of the Agents of SHIELD characters for the Hawkeye …

Ep. 160 - Black Widow moving, Supergirl ending

September 24th, 2020

35:17

Movie schedules keep changing and Disney finally relented and moved Black Widow to 2021. We break down the fallout to the launch of Marvel Studios' …

Ep. 159 - Kang is coming to MCU, PlayStation 5 thoughts

September 18th, 2020

38:41

Jayce and I break down the latest news with more Black Widow delays, Kang officially joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe with the hiring of Jonathan Majors and the possibility that Olivia Wilde's Spider-Woman film …

Ep. 158 - Walking Dead gets end date; Oscars gets reckoning

September 10th, 2020

57:59

We break down the somewhat surprising news of The Walking Dead ending with Season 11 and a spin-off starring Carol and Daryl. We question if yet …

Ep. 157 - Reflecting on Chadwick Boseman; John Boyega blasts Star Wars

September 3rd, 2020

1:12:17

In this episode, we have an emotional discussion on the death and impact of Chadwick Boseman. What it means to lose such a surging superstar and the complicated debate on Marvel Studios' options going forward with Black …

Ep. 156 - DC FanDome Reactions

August 28th, 2020

57:02

DC FanDome was a smashing success and the boys break down all of the big reveals and what had us most excited.

There was a lot to talk about from the final Wonder Woman 1984 trailer, the first teaser of The Batman and …

Ep. 155 - DC Fandome hype, Spider-Woman

August 20th, 2020

39:14

For this episode, Jayce and I discuss the first round of DC Fandome, which has now shifted to a two-day event. We break down what we're hoping to see from the film branch of the DC Universe.

And what does Zack Snyder …

Ep. 154 - Breaking down Latest DC Comics' Cancellations

August 18th, 2020

25:12

DC Comics has announced the end of several new and long-running titles with more cuts expected. In this episode, I'm breaking down my thoughts on the end of Justice League Odyssey, Hawkman, Teen Titans, Young Justice …

Ep. 153 - Who wants a dramatic reboot of Fresh Prince of Bel Air?

August 14th, 2020

1:00:50

We break down the need for a dramatic take on The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, which skips the comedy and instead goes for a more realistic take on being black in America. 

Why did Ruby Rose leave Batwoman and do the fellas …

Ep. 152 - The Matrix as a trans allegory, More John Wick coming

August 8th, 2020

41:39

We break down a ton this week from Mulan's Disney+ debut, The Matrix's trans connection and more John Wicks coming. 

Mulan is making its Disney+ …

Ep. 151 - Captain Marvel 2 rumors, Interactive Movies

July 31st, 2020

44:06

We talk about the big rumor for Captain Marvel 2, which could potentially see the big screen debut of Kamala Khan aka Ms. Marvel, and the MCU …

Ep. 150 - Ranking the X-Men films, WB's DC success

July 24th, 2020

54:46

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first X-Men, we reflect on Bryan Singer's original film and its impact. Then we have a little fun and rank the X-Men films from X-Men to X-Men: Dark Phoenix.

As Warner Bros. …

Ep. 149 - New Batwoman flies in, black Wonder Years

July 10th, 2020

1:05:47

We break down the news about the new Batwoman, Javicia Leslie, and if she has us more interested in watching Season 2. 

Halle Berry backed out of a …

Ep. 148 - Fisher trashes Whedon, Mackie on Marvel, Star Wars Prequel Love

July 2nd, 2020

55:06

It's a busy episode for us this week as we hit on the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the DC Extended Universe, the Star Wars saga and black supremacist worrywart Terry Crews.

Ray Fisher's shares his real thoughts on his …

Ep. 147 - Michael Keaton's return to Batman?

June 26th, 2020

44:36

Michael Keaton might be back as Batman? Gunner, Jayce and I discuss how the DC Extended Universe could work with this big shake-up. How does this …

Ep. 146 - Tenet summer release, Black Widow screening?

June 19th, 2020

41:01

This week we're talking about a very special screening of Black Widow for "underserved communities" and the questionable stance of trying to get a theatrical release this summer for Tenet. 

DC Fandom is coming with news …

Ep.145 - Black Lives Matter - Flash, Starbucks, Bachelor and more

June 12th, 2020

59:33

It's been a wild few weeks giving Jayce and I plenty to discuss for this episode. From Hartley Sawyer's retroactive firing from The Flash based on tweets he made before joining the series, Starbucks' tricky Black Lives …

Ep. 144 - NXT TakeOver In Your House review

June 8th, 2020

36:06

After a little break, I'm back with a review of the latest NXT TakeOver, the nostalgia tinged In Your House theme edition complete with the return of Todd Pettengill.

I'm breaking down all of the matches including the …

Ep. 143 - Director's Cuts and Henry Cavill returns as Superman

May 29th, 2020

1:10:25

In the wake of Warner Bros. moving forward with the Zack Snyder cut of Justice League, we consider some other options for the DC Universe and if a …

Ep. 142 - AEW Double or Nothing 2020 review

May 26th, 2020

49:40

Given just how utterly crappy 2020 has been from a wrestling perspective, let alone the worldwide front, we needed an entertaining diversion. AEW Double or Nothing 2020 proved more than up to the challenge.

I'm …

Ep. 141 - Smashing on John Henry, Ruby Rose ditches Batwoman

May 21st, 2020

1:33:57

We lose our minds cracking on Terry Crews' latest starring film, John Henry, and the guys have some serious issues with this homework assignment for your listening pleasure.

The DC Universe had a ton of news as well as …

Ep. 140 - Overrated Movies and Films that need TV Series

May 14th, 2020

1:05:31

We haven't been able to get together to do any bad movie parties in a while, but we did manage to come up with a list of five movies we think are …

Ep. 139 - Star Wars The Clone Wars Final Season Review

May 8th, 2020

59:58

With the conclusion of one of the most beloved entries in the Star Wars saga, Jayce and I break down our thoughts on the final season of The Clone Wars including the movie worthy final four installments.

Now it's time …

Ep. 138 - Naming our Five Perfect Films

April 30th, 2020

31:47

Taking inspiration from a Twitter question, the guys share on five films that are perfect to them from start to finish. Some of the answers aren't big surprises -- yes, the Marvel Studios camp is represented, but there …

Ep. 137 - Breaking Down MCU Pegasus Viewing Order

April 25th, 2020

31:04

We're trying out a lot of new things while in quarantine including a new way to watch the Marvel Cinematic Universe. I break down the Pegasus Viewing Order with the fellas and see if switches like Captain Marvel after …

Ep. 136 - JJ Abrams on Justice League Dark, WWE Layoffs

April 17th, 2020

54:33

JJ Abrams is working on a new project for HBO Max featuring the magical characters of the DC Universe in Justice League Dark.

We also break down the news that a Sinister Six film was planned before Spider-Man returned …

Ep. 135 - Quarantine Wrestlemania Review Edition

April 7th, 2020

1:07:58

We're breaking down all of the happenings from Wrestlemania 36 - Club Quarantine edition.

Jovon and I discuss what worked out pretty well given the circumstances, which matches probably didn't need to happen and what …

Ep. 134 - Quarantine Watch Month 2 - Revisiting MCU Phase 1

April 6th, 2020

1:06:04

We're still home on Quarantine Watch Month 2, but we haven't exhausted finding things to talk about for the LMF podcast. Jayce joins me on this show …

Ep. 133 - Shows to Watch While Social Distancing

March 28th, 2020

42:48

While we're all or should all be stuck at home besides essential personnel, we've come up with a list of some of our recommended shows that you can …

Ep. 132 - Swapping Out a Cast Member on a Classic

March 20th, 2020

54:44

What would happen if you swapped out one actor in a classic movie for a far worse casting choice? We do our best to come up with the worst possible …

Ep. 131 - March Bashness 2020 Selection Sunday 1st Rd Picks

March 16th, 2020

41:11

It's that special time of year again as we get set for another round of March Bashness. For this year's big event we've got 60 teams and Jayce and I break down the squads and who we think will advance in the first round.

Ep. 130 - Movies that would be better with one Casting Change

March 13th, 2020

43:04

There's some movies that are good but could be even better if one actor or actress was swapped out. We debate about films like Attack of the Clones, …

Ep. 129 - Star Wars Rise of Skywalker novel issues

March 6th, 2020

54:03

Though we've tried our best to move on, the Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker proves to be the film that just keeps on giving. This week the pending release of the novel has sparked a new wave of issues that we dive into.

Ep. 128 - AEW Revolution 2020 review

March 2nd, 2020

37:54

I'm breaking down Saturday's outstanding AEW Revolution show headlined by Jon Moxley vs. Chris Jericho for the AEW.

This episode features a full run …

Ep. 127 - Blockbusters that Aged Well/Poorly

March 1st, 2020

51:48

We're taking a look at blockbuster films that have survived the test of time and remain just as strong today as they did when they were first …

Ep. 126 - Underrated Actors and Actresses

February 26th, 2020

49:31

Who are some of the most underrated actors in Hollywood of their generation? There's the big stars like Leo, Pitt, Theron and Johansson, but who are …

Ep. 125 - Toy Fair 2020 reactions

February 24th, 2020

43:52

Toy Fair 2020 has come and gone and now there's nothing left but to talk about all the upcoming and revealed figures.

I'm breaking down a slew of reveals including:

Hasbro's two Ghostbusters lines

Hasbro's Marvel …

Ep. 124 - NXT TakeOver Portland review

February 18th, 2020

34:10

Time to look back at the latest NXT Takeover as Portland welcomes the black and gold brand.

This was an unusual show as all of the matches delivered, …

Ep. 123 - Spider-Verse rumors, Solo spinoff?

February 15th, 2020

26:41

We're in a Spiderverse state of mind discussing the possibilities of Morbius being set in another Spider-Man world instead of the MCU version. Also, we come up with our choices to play Spider-Woman in a live action …

Ep. 122 - Birds of Prey excitement, Raimi on Doctor Strange sequel

February 7th, 2020

55:09

With Birds of Prey opening this weekend, we break down our level of interest in the latest DC film from Warner Bros.

Chief gets frustrated with the news of Sam Raimi possibly replacing Scott Derrickson in Doctor Strange …

Ep. 121 - A Fall from Grace review

February 5th, 2020

41:47

We held back on this episode as we wanted to get our reaction in on the Kobe Bryant tragedy. Now we're finally delivering on our review of Tyler Perry's latest crime against cinema -- A Fall from Grace.

From bad wigs, …

Ep. 120 - Kobe Bryant Reflections, Living Single/Friends outrage

January 30th, 2020

1:12:46

It didn't make sense to try and condense the entire Kobe Bryant tragedy into one episode and I'm back with the guys to discuss his impact and their …

Ep. 119 - RIP Kobe Bryant

January 27th, 2020

36:29

It's Super Bowl week. My Niners are in the big game, but today is a rough day as I try to reflect on my favorite Lakers player, Kobe Bryant, the day …

Ep. 118 - Oscar nomination reaction

January 17th, 2020

1:29:38

The Oscar nominations have been revealed and we're channeling our inner Issa Rae with these nominees.

We consider some of the more controversial …

Ep. 117 - 2020 Preview, Golden Globes fallout

January 10th, 2020

1:17:30

For our first episode of 2020, we break down the Golden Globes and the over/under on how many nominated films the guys actually saw during award …

Ep. 116 - Final Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker thoughts

December 31st, 2019

1:46:24

Happy New Year's Eve! For our final show of 2019 we're breaking down our final thoughts on Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

We break down some of …

Ep.115 - Spoiler-Free Rise of Skywalker Q and A, Top 10 2019 Picks

December 19th, 2019

1:17:58

The rest of the guys haven't seen Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker yet so we did another Q&A where they ask questions and I respond in spoiler-free fashion. I also share some spoiler-free thoughts in general about the …

Ep. 114 - Final Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker preview thoughts

December 16th, 2019

1:05:18

With Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker coming out this week, we share our final thoughts before we start seeing it including more feedback from The Last Jedi stars on their take on the film. And with Director J.J. Abrams …

Ep. 113 - Crisis on Infinite Earths Part 1-3 Reaction

December 11th, 2019

1:41:04

The first part of Crisis on Infinite Earths is in the books and we're breaking down our thoughts and reactions.

Do we think the TV version has done a good enough job capturing the flavor of the comic series?

It was …

Ep. 112 - Arrowverse Progress Report, Crisis countdown

December 5th, 2019

1:31:29

With Crisis on Infinite Earths just days away from kicking off on The CW, we break down how the Arrowverse has been leading up to the big event. Jayce and I break down what's happened so far on Arrow, The Flash and …

Ep. 111 - Breaking Down Disney+ Launch, The Mandalorian, Walking Dead,

November 18th, 2019

1:31:04

We all happily signed up for Disney+ and talk about our thoughts on the initial launch day from The Simpsons and our take on the new original Star Wars series The Mandalorian.

Chief can't handle waiting week to week for …

Ep. 110 - Arrow, The Flash recap; Crisis comic

November 5th, 2019

1:09:46

The Flash and Arrow have been killing it this season so we talked abut how big an improvement Flash has seen with a new showrunner. Arrow is winding down, but is some of the luster starting to wear off?

Jayce and I …

Ep. 109 - Directors' war against Marvel, 50 Worst Rappers List

October 26th, 2019

59:37

In the second half of our big episode, we tackle some very controversial topics including Francis Ford Coppola and Martin Scorsese doubling down on …

Ep. 108 - Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker trailer reaction

October 26th, 2019

1:03:29

We had too much to discuss to put it in just one so I split it in two. For this one we're breaking down the final Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker trailer. It was good enough to get one of us excited for it. The rest of …

Ep. 107 - Arrowverse Crisis Hype, 3 Best/3 Worst Jennifer Aniston

October 18th, 2019

1:33:32

The Arrowverse got good again? We're actually hyped talking about the build-up to Crisis on Infinite Earths with The Flash and Arrow's latest episodes. We're all still feeling The Walking Dead's new season.

Are we …

Ep. 106 - Batwoman, The Walking Dead reviews

October 11th, 2019

1:00:53

We're doing a double dose of podcasts this week. For Ep. 106, we break down Batwoman's series premiere and decide if it's worth sticking around to see how it plays out.

Duane is back to talk about his take on Joker. …

Ep. 105 - Wednesday Night Wars, DC Universe shows

October 9th, 2019

1:14:08

AEW: Dynamite vs. NXT! The new Wednesday Night Wars are here. Jayce, Jovon and I talk about what it's needed maybe more than in any time this decade.

Batwoman kicked off on The CW this week. Jayce, Gunner and I weigh in …

Ep. 104 - Best Movie Crews

October 2nd, 2019

1:38:54

From the Regulators to Cash Money Brothers, we talk about some of our favorite movie crews. Let's see if one of your crew makes the cut.

Bog Iger has …

Ep. 103 - Films With the Most Satisfying Endings

September 26th, 2019

1:20:48

We've all had these movies that were great right up until the ending. For this episode, we're discussing some of our favorite and most satisfying film endings. We cover the classics like The Godfather and Empire Strikes …

Ep. 102 - Guess that Favorite Movie Quote

September 19th, 2019

59:54

"I am your father"

"What's in the box"

"I'll make him an offer he won't refuse"

There's a slew of amazingly memorable movie quotes and the Lyles Movie Files podcast crew shares some of our favorites to see if we can …

Ep. 101 - Most Frightening Horror Films and All-Time Worst Films of the Decade

September 12th, 2019

1:22:53

It Chapter Two left us rattled enough that we decided to put together our latest list of the three horror films that left us the most shook and terrified. Check out our selections and recommendations if you're in the …

Ep. 100 - LMF Mailbag edition

September 4th, 2019

1:35:30

It's the 100th episode of Lyles Movie Files so you know what that means! No, it's not a clip show, but we're taking your questions and comments for a special listener's mailbag edition.

We play action star survival, …

Ep. 99 - Sony's Spider-Man Silliness

August 23rd, 2019

1:34:30

We're one episode away from the big milestone and we're fired up talking about the latest fallout from Sony and Disney. Is anyone excited about the prospect of Spider-Man leaving the MCU? Does Disney or Sony deserve the …

Ep. 98 - Top 10 All-Decade Films 2010-2019

August 14th, 2019

1:55:50

The NBA just did it so now the crew of Lyles Movie Files does our take on the best 10 films of the decade from 2010-2019.

How many films from the Marvel Studios universe and Fast & Furious franchise make the cut?

Ep. 97 - 10 Worst Comic Book Movie and TV Performances

August 8th, 2019

1:26:45

We broke down the best of the best last episode, so it's only fair we pay homage to the worst of the worst with our Top 10 picks of the all-time worst comic book performances from movie and TV.

There's plenty of options …

Ep. 96 - 10 Best Comic Book Performances

July 30th, 2019

1:03:24

It's time for us to finally reach a huge compromise as we try to pin down the Top 10 comic book performances. We're not just limiting the list to film so they're some TV performances that make the list too.

There's a …

Ep. 95 - Black 007, Netflix Subscriber Woes

July 23rd, 2019

1:32:23

We're talking the latest controversy with Lashana Lynch being cast the new 007 for Bond 25. Some small-brains are acting in typical fashion after a change to the "established" order, but some of the guys question why …

Ep. 94 - Ranking the Top 5 Action Figure Reveals of SDCC 2019

July 20th, 2019

1:18:17

It's San Diego Comic Con 2019 time and while we're not there, I've been keeping a keen eye on all of the big figure reveals from the various …

Ep. 92 - Our Pitches for the Next Great Movie Series

July 4th, 2019

49:55

With Marvel Studios showing how much money is in the franchise business, we make our pitch to sell our new sure to be blockbuster series.

And we've got the toughest producers in the room as we decide if our movie …

Ep. 91 - Do We Have Franchise Fatigue?

June 30th, 2019

58:47

With Avengers: Endgame closing in on Avatar's all-time record we share how we're going to try and help the cause.

Marvel Studios Exec Kevin Feige says he's reached out to Keanu Reeves for practically every film, but …

Ep. 90 - Breaking down NBA off-season so far

June 25th, 2019

50:10

With the NBA Finals over and a new champion crowned, superstars are already being traded and the buzz is all about the incoming rookies. Jayce, Jovon and I take a break from our normal movie and TV discussions to break …

Ep. 89 - Why Did Dark Phoenix Fail?

June 17th, 2019

33:44

I'm going solo today discussing why 20th Century Fox's final X-Men film, Dark Phoenix, was such a massive failure at the box office after managing …

Ep. 88 - How Shaky Is Your Faith in DC Films Right Now?

June 14th, 2019

52:58

We're all together for what ended up being a crazy episode.

I sit the guys down and show them the magical experience that is Jurassic Games. After a few drinks the guys have no trouble sharing their surprising thoughts …

Ep. 87 - Casting the MCU X-Men movies

June 7th, 2019

1:17:53

With Dark Phoenix looking to soar right to the ash heap, we're answering a listener question challenging us to come up with our dream cast for the …

Ep. 86 - Losing our Minds Over Arrowverse Season Finales

May 31st, 2019

46:55

It's a wrap for this year's Arrowverse shows and now it's time to share our take on everything that happened on Arrow, The Flash and Supergirl.

Which …

Ep. 85 - Game of Thrones finale

May 27th, 2019

1:02:43

Game of Thrones is over. I gave the guys some time to gather their thoughts and share their thoughts as we break down the most discussed series finale in years.

Were the guys excited about how things turned out? Did …

Ep. 84 - Combating Fan Franchise Outrage

May 21st, 2019

1:34:06

What happens when a franchise's fan base turns on the property? How can creators turn the tide when the fans start getting upset when the property starts taking turns that they don't like?

We also break down the …

Ep. 83 - The Latest Shows to Make You Rage Quit

May 14th, 2019

1:33:03

There's a point where every show does that one unforgivable act or has just gone on a slow burn of frustrating you so the crew decided to talk about what shows lately have made us rage quit.

That's especially relevant …

Ep. 82 - 3 Best/3 Worst of Robert Downey Jr.

May 9th, 2019

23:57

Hot on the heels of Avengers: Endgame, we figured it made complete sense to finally do the 3 Best/3 Worst for the guy that got the Marvel Studios …

Ep. 81 - Avengers: Endgame Reaction and GOT: A Dark Night

May 1st, 2019

1:42:51

We're breaking down the biggest nerd/geek weekend of 2019 as we share all of our spoiler thoughts on Avengers: Endgame. What did we think of the …

Ep. 80 - Taking the 7 Film Franchise Challenge

April 19th, 2019

1:03:09

We take the Film Twitter challenge of taking seven films from any franchise to create the ultimate movie marathon. Let us know whose picks have you …

Ep. 79 - WrestleMania 35 Review Pt 2

April 15th, 2019

40:13

Jovon and I are back to wrap up our coverage of WrestleMania 35 as we break down the final stretch of matches.

We talk about the underwhelming and suspense-less Batista and Triple H match, the short and sweet Finn …

Ep. 93 - 3 Best/3 Worst Viola Davis and Julia Roberts

April 14th, 2019

24:03

Just as the news comes that How to Get Away With Murder is ending with this upcoming season, the crew gets together to debate Viola Davis' three best …

Ep. 78 - Is Marvel Studios the Most Dominant Movie Franchise Now?

April 11th, 2019

1:34:29

Is there another franchise that can match Marvel Studios in terms of providing the ultimate, most satisfying viewing experience? We go through some …

Ep. 77 - NXT TakeOver and WrestleMania 35 Review Pt 1

April 9th, 2019

1:23:18

Jovon has been missing out on NXT and the greatness that has been NXT TakeOver so for WrestleMania weekend he took me up on the challenge to watch the epic event from Friday night. What'd he think of War Raiders vs. …

Ep. 76 - 3 Best/3 Worst Sandra Bullock

April 4th, 2019

20:16

We've gone over Sandra Bullock's impressive resume and have finally narrowed our choices for the 3 Best and 3 Worst performances of the two-time …

Ep. 75 - Us review, Avengers Endgame run time, Walking Dead's Red Wedding

March 30th, 2019

1:26:19

For our big 75th anniversary show, we're dishing on The Walking Dead's take on Game of Thrones. Were these latest developments enough to get some of our stragglers back on board with the show?

Now that we've all caught …

Ep. 74 - Michael Keaton's 3 Best/3 Worst Films

March 27th, 2019

17:08

We're building up to a big show for our 75th installment so we've got a shorter one for you early this week.

We're breaking down the 3 Best/3 Worst films of the Oscar nominated Michael Keaton. There's a lot of good …

Ep. 73 - College Admission Scandal, Avengers Endgame hype

March 18th, 2019

16:29

For episode 73 we're steaming or mildly heated about this college admission scandal that's sunk the career of Aunt Becky and others. Is cheating …

Ep. 72 - Best Comic Movie Trilogy, Muting Michael Jackson?

March 11th, 2019

1:45:01

We're weighing in on the best comic book movie trilogy. Does it just come down to Christopher Nolan's series and the Captain America trilogy or could …

Bonus: Talking Oscars and 2019 with WAFCA head Tim Gordon

March 6th, 2019

25:34

Tim Gordon, the president of the Washington Area Film Critics Association, came through to chat about the Oscars, how critics groups help steer the discussion on the hot movies and why thought pieces keeping it in the …

Ep. 71 - Oscars Reaction, Halle Berry 3 Best/3 Worst

March 1st, 2019

2:01:47

The Oscars are over and in the books for another year. What'd we think of the award winners including the oh so controversial Green Book taking home …

Ep. 70 - Jussie Smollett is an Idiot, Brad Pitt's 3 Best/3 Worst

February 22nd, 2019

1:40:35

There's no escaping the big news of the week so for Episode 70 we spend a lot of time trying to come up with a bigger Dummy of the Week/Month than …

Ep. 69 - Casting Celebrity Big Brother 3; Christian Bale's 3 Best/3 Worst

February 14th, 2019

1:31:37

Happy Valentine's Day!

We're showing y'all a little love with Episode 69 as we try and figure out which celebrities would make for the biggest …

Ep. 68 - Is Brady the Goat and should Liam Neeson be cancelled?

February 8th, 2019

1:16:12

In the wake of the SuperBowl, we consider if Tom Brady really is The GOAT or if he benefits from being in the perfect era for quarterbacks?

Next up, we have a heated discussion about the Liam Neeson controversy. Listen …

Ep. 67 - Too Many Sequels? The Punisher Season 2 and Glass thoughts

January 28th, 2019

1:06:06

Sorry for the delay in episodes crew. I've been battling this Death Flu for nearly two weeks and my voice went MIA on me.

That of course means Episode 67 is now a bit dated as I'm hyping The Punisher Season 2 on Netflix …

Ep. 66 - Thoughts on Surviving R. Kelly

January 16th, 2019

37:32

Surviving R. Kelly is all anybody's talking about these days and we're finally breaking down our take on the controversial documentary series on Episode 66.

We all know R. Kelly is a cretin, but why did it it take so …

Ep. 65 - Golden Globe 2019 winners, Green Book mess

January 13th, 2019

1:05:28

It's Episode 65 and we've got a ton of opinions about the 2019 Golden Globes including the snubs of Black Panther, Bohemian Rhapsody becoming a big …

Ep. 64 - 1st Quarter 2019 Movie Preview, Avengers: Endgame

January 4th, 2019

1:39:38

For Episode 64, we had big plans of breaking down all of the major films we're looking forward to seeing. Predictably, that didn't go too smoothly as the guys questioned Keanu Reeves' legacy, the name of Liam Neeson's …

Ep. 63 - What Made Our Top 10 Films List for 2018?

December 29th, 2018

1:41:47

We went through our list and checked it twice and now we're ready to share our Top 10 List of films for 2018. What made the cut and which films unanimously made our lists?

Also, we talk more on Aquaman's box office …

Ep. 62 - Aquaman, Bumblebee reviews

December 24th, 2018

1:33:48

For episode 62 we're talking two of the biggest movies for Christmas - Aquaman and Bumblebee. Most of us caught Aquaman and we're debating now if …

Ep. 61 - Arrowverse Elseworlds review, The Jodeci vs. Boyz II Men test

December 13th, 2018

1:48:04

With Episode 61 we're breaking down the three part Arrowverse Elseworlds crossover from The Flash, Arrow and Supergirl. What did we like (Crisis tease! Superman, Arrow vs Flash, Easter Eggs) and what didn't we like …

Ep. 60 - Oscars/Kevin Hart fiasco, Arrowverse midseason review

December 7th, 2018

2:18:45

There's too much to talk about with Episode 60. Kevin Hart's past comes back to haunt him just as he's announced the Oscars host. Hear our take on if …

Ep. 59 - Go-to Christmas movie, The Walking Dead midseason finale

December 1st, 2018

1:38:03

For Episode 59, we're talking about our go-to Christmas movie from the classics to the modern classics, which ones do we have to see every December.

Jovon still isn't happy with The Walking Dead even with the arrival of …

Ep. 58 - Creed II Director Steven Caple Jr. and Florian Munteanu on tears and Russian bad guys

November 20th, 2018

24:17

I'll be sharing my Creed II review very soon. In short, if you're a fan of the first one, you'll love the sequel. Director Steven Caple Jr. and co-star Florian Munteanu were in town to discuss the film. Dealing with the …

Ep. 57 - Jon Cryer as Lex Luthor?? Agents of SHIELD early renewal

November 18th, 2018

1:18:54

For Episode 57, we try to work through our feelings about the casting of Jon Cryer as Lex Luthor in the Arrowverse. We break down what had to be an immensely complicated casting process and the several other candidates …

Ep.56 - Rick Grimes' last Walking Dead episode, Music Biopics

November 11th, 2018

1:56:23

Episode 56 is another controversial episode for us. We can't agree on anything, but the gang tries to reach common ground on Rick Grimes' final episode on The Walking Dead. Who hated it and who thought it opens up a …

Ep. 55 - Arrowverse Diversity, Marvel TV spinoff shows

November 5th, 2018

1:32:02

With the recent reveal on The Flash, for Episode 55 we take a deep dive at the Arrowverse's attempts at diversity. Where it's working, what needs immediate improvement and why this universe still has more aliens than …

Ep. 54 - Time to fix some franchises, Daredevil Season 3 review

October 31st, 2018

1:42:07

For Ep. 54, we're talking about how we would fix certain franchises that have fallen from grace. How would we fix DC Extended Universe, Transformers, …

Ep. 53 - Here's what's wrong with The Walking Dead

October 23rd, 2018

1:30:52

We're on to Episode 53 and we're talking about The Walking Dead.

Specifically if Jovon is dead wrong in his insistence that The Walking Dead …

Ep. 52 - Gambit: A Love Story? Fall Movie Preview

October 11th, 2018

1:34:06

For Episode 52, the Lyles Movie Files podcast crew gets in on the Gambit change-up from a heist film to a romantic comedy with action elements.

We're also sharing our top picks for films we're most excited for with our …

Ep. 51 - Captain Marvel trailer reaction, Birds of Prey casting news

September 27th, 2018

1:46:19

For Episode 51 the gang is all here at one place for our wildest and loudest installment yet. Tune in as we break down the Captain Marvel trailer, which somehow turns into a breakdown on how Warner Bros. has botched its …

Ep. 50 - What Stars Bring You to and Away Movies? Mandy, Predator reviews

September 15th, 2018

1:51:00

It's our first big milestone as the Lyles Movie Files Podcast crew celebrates Episode 50.

The whole gang is here as we discuss which movie stars …

Ep. 49 - NIKE burning, Iron Fist Season 2, Cardi vs Nicki

September 9th, 2018

1:12:35

It's Episode 49 and we've got a lot of thoughts on the week's events! We break down how trash Les Moonves is for trying to end Janet Jackson's career after 'Nipplegate' in light of him about to get booted from CBS. We …

Ep. 48 - What's the Best Movie Soundtrack?

September 4th, 2018

46:39

There's a ton of good contenders, but for Episode 48, the Lyles Movie Files Podcast crew debate what's the best movie soundtrack. Where does Purple Rain fit in the discussion and what's the best 90s option with so many …

Ep. 47 - Happytime Murders reviews, Superman back to Arrowverse

August 28th, 2018

1:23:39

For Episode 47 the gang is back to break down perhaps the worst film of 2018, The Happytime Murders. What went wrong with this fluffed up puppet …

Ep.46 - James Gunn not returning to Guardians, Ruby Rose and Omarosa

August 23rd, 2018

1:13:53

For Episode 46 we break down the latest with James Gunn, Disney and the status of the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise. Plus, we take a look at some …

Ep. 45 - Most Overrated Movies, Death of Superman review, Ruby Rose as Batwoman

August 14th, 2018

2:06:00

As we close in on the milestone episode 50, we've got a big one in store for Episode 45. We're talking about some of those films that have gotten way too much hype and we just don't get it.

Yep, we're talking our top …

Ep. 44 - So Sick of Reboots and That Venom Trailer

August 7th, 2018

1:47:21

We're rolling on to Episode 44 and we're talking about the obsession with reboots and remakes. There's a Magnum P.I. show coming this fall, along …

Ep. 43 - SDCC reactions, Top 5 Action Movies of All Time

July 28th, 2018

1:40:49

For Episode 43, the gang is back to break down all of the San Diego Comic Con trailers including Aquaman, Shazam!, The Walking Dead, The Flash and Arrow. Which one surprised us and which one left us puzzled?

From there, …

Ep. 42 - Dark Knight legacy, Casting troubles

July 24th, 2018

1:35:42

For Episode 42, we break down the impact of The Dark Knight's legacy and if Iron Man was the film that mattered more. We also discuss the ongoing casting controversies with Scarlett Johansson and Dwayne Johnson.

The …

Ep. 41 - 5 Best DC Animation Films and Best/Worst of 2018 so far

July 18th, 2018

1:31:02

We've got a packed show for Episode 41. It's the middle of summer blockbuster season and we're breaking down our best and worst films. And we manage to even come up with a list without including Black Panther and

Ep. 40 - Luke Cage Season 2, Scarlett Johansson casting

July 11th, 2018

1:16:56

It's Episode 40 and we're talking about Bushmaster, Mariah Stokes(!), Tilda, Claire and of course Luke Cage. We break down why the second season of Luke Cage was even better than the first and what we want to see next …

Ep. 39 - DC Universe is Coming and we're Hyped! Jared Leto as Morbius

July 5th, 2018

54:11

We welcome back Gunner for Episode 39 as we talk about DC Universe and all the exciting possibilities in store for it including the Titans, Doom …

Ep. 38 - No More Star Wars Spin-Offs? Supergirl finale rant

June 29th, 2018

1:18:19

For Episode 38, Chief goes on an epic rant on the season finale of Supergirl. He's over and done with it, but is he taking any of the rest of the crew with him too?

We also break down the changes coming to The Walking …

Ep. 37 - Actors Hollywood Failed to Make Famous

June 21st, 2018

1:32:40

There's a ton of actors and actresses that Hollywood has tried valiantly to make into stars. We break down the biggest would-be famous. Who came …

Ep. 36 - Summer Movie Preview, Trashy Star Wars "fans"

June 12th, 2018

1:20:20

Summer movie season is upon us so for Episode 36, we break down all of the summer films we're most excited about seeing and those that have left us …

Ep. 35 - Why Solo failed, Walking Dead changes

June 5th, 2018

1:10:36

For Episode 35, we break down why Solo failed to make much an impact at the box office. Was it simply because of no lightsabers?

Looking back at Star …

Ep. 34 - You Might be Watching an Arrowverse If... Arrowverse Season Grades

May 31st, 2018

1:45:09

After 300+ episodes there's enough to know what unique traits occur in Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow and Black Lightning. The guys join me in playing a special game of calling out those Arrowverse …

Ep. 33 - Interview with Chewbacca actor Joonas Suotamo of Solo: A Star Wars Story

May 25th, 2018

15:27

For Episode 33, we've got a special interview with Chewbacca actor Joonas Suotamo of Solo: A Star Wars Story. Joonas breaks down his creative …

Ep. 32 - Renewed Shows That Needed to be Cancelled and Cancelled Shows To Bring Back

May 23rd, 2018

1:29:42

For Episode 32, we're breaking down the shows that were renewed and what got cancelled. Putting on our imaginary TV studio head hat, we decide which …

Ep. 31 Upgrade director Leigh Whannell

May 18th, 2018

22:43

Upgrade director Leigh Whannell, the co-creator of Saw and Insidious, speaks with Lyles Movie Files to discuss the thought process of his new film, what lessons he gained from horror films that educated this sci-fi …

Ep. 30 - 3 Ways to Fix the CW Arrowverse and Favorite 80s/90s Cartoons

May 12th, 2018

1:34:43

It's Episode 30 and the crew is being joined by my cousin, Duane Brickhouse, to talk about three ways to improve the Arrowverse. What silly go to plot devices need to get ditched? Why so many experts on everything and …

Ep. 29 - 80s Cartoons That Deserve Movies, Flash and Supergirl recaps

May 3rd, 2018

1:23:35

With so many popular options taken, we decided to play Hollywood producer and pitch our favorite cartoons that we want to see become blockbuster …

Ep. 28 - Avengers Infinity War Review (spoiler-free) and Interview with Brian Cronin

April 26th, 2018

52:35

Avengers: Infinity War is here! Jayce and I break down a non-spoiler review of the film and talk about the proper viewing order to be completely ready for Marvel's biggest masterpiece.

Once again, we try to predict the …

Ep. 27 - Top 5 Marvel Movies, Walking Dead Finale, Shark Jumping Off Films/TV

April 20th, 2018

1:56:33

It's a super sized edition of Episode 27, we count down to Avengers: Infinity War with our Top 5 Marvel Studios films, which film made every list? OK, maybe it's not that big a surprise since it's still in theaters.

Ep. 26 - Sequels That Arrived Too Late & Characters You Used to Hate/Love

April 12th, 2018

1:38:58

For Episode 26, we break down films that waited too long to crank out its new sequel. See if any of your favorite long delayed sequels made the cut and why the window maybe closed to make that latest installment work.

Ep. 25 - Biggest Movie Shocks, What is Avengers 4 spoiler and Fast & Furious drama

April 7th, 2018

1:25:38

For our silver anniversary show, we're talking about what could possibly be the big spoiler with Avengers 4 and we tie that in to movies that …

Ep. 24 - Why Haven't We Bought Last Jedi Yet?

March 30th, 2018

1:10:49

For Episode 24, I try to figure out why I haven't been motivated to pick up Star Wars: The Last Jedi on Blu-Ray yet and the guys do a terrible job of convincing me to get it. Chief compares one big moment to his utter …

Ep. 23 - TV Shows to Watch List, Band Break Ups to Make Up

March 27th, 2018

1:18:36

In Episode 23 of Lyles Movie Files Podcast, we're breaking down what TV shows are on our watch list. Those are the shows we know we should have …

Ep. 22 - Defending Your Guilty Pleasure Movie

March 16th, 2018

1:02:40

For Episode 22, we have our first round of Defend Your Guilty Pleasure Movie.

Gunner, Chief, Jayce, Jovon and I present one movie to the court and we try to defend it even though deep down we all can agree there are …

Ep. 21 - Jessica Jones Season 2, Tomb Raider, Toys R Us Farewell

March 16th, 2018

1:11:33

In Episode 21, we break down Jessica Jones Season 2 and the seeming lack of buzz for the latest Marvel Netflix show. Has the thrill gone?

Also, we take a look at Tomb Raider and our excitement level for the latest …

Ep. 20 - Oscar 2018 Reaction, Walking Dead Mass Murder

March 9th, 2018

1:14:14

For Episode 20, we break down the 2018 Oscars -- we break down the complete lack of surprises and if we think Black Panther will be a dominant contender next year.

Also, we make the case if Jennifer Lawrence is still a …

Ep. 19 - Is Walking Dead back? Wonder Woman 2 Casting, Terrible Audiences and Tacky Tarantino

March 2nd, 2018

1:32:09

The episode so big we needed to make it two episodes! For Part 1, we talk Cheetah in Wonder Woman 2 and Chief explains his problem with the sequel. …

Ep. 18 - Black Panther review, Olympics and Fergie

February 22nd, 2018

1:04:10

We've hyped it up for months and now it's time to talk Black Panther with our spoiler-hats on as we break down Marvel Studios' latest mega-blockbuster. We debate if Killmonger really was a villain and how this success …

Ep. 17 - Franchise Fatigue, Black Panther box office

February 15th, 2018

1:05:58

When should franchises tap out? We break that down in Ep. 17 as well as our predictions for Black Panther's box office opening weekend. We also …

Ep. 16 - Black Panther's Executive Producer Nate Moore and Costumer Ruth Carter

February 14th, 2018

13:50

What's it like trying to maintain the quality of the Marvel Studios empire, come up with a sensible and practical attire for the Dora Milaje and the trouble with finding hundreds of black stunt people?

Find out in this …

Ep.15 - Lupita on Black Panther, Solo trailer, Video Game Movies

February 10th, 2018

40:21

I finally got to use a brief clip of my Queen of Katwe interview with Lupita Nyong'o as she prepared to take on the role of Nakia in the highly …

Ep. 14 - Who Seriously Thinks Black Lightning is Anti-White?

February 3rd, 2018

56:57

For Ep. 14 of Lyles Movie Files we try to make sense of the nonsensical as we discuss the clueless sentiment that Black Lightning is somehow anti-white simply for its positive portrayal of black lives.

Also, we're …

Ep. 13 - WWE Royal Rumble 2018 preview

January 27th, 2018

58:55

For Ep. 13, I'm joined by my longtime friend Kevin Montague as we preview WWE Royal Rumble 2018. Who do we want to see emerge from the men's and historic first time women's Royal Rumble? And who do we really expect to …

Ep. 12 - Who Cares About Oscar Nominations and Great & Awful Sequels

January 26th, 2018

1:12:21

The 2018 Oscars nominations were revealed this week. Prepare to be shocked by how many of the contenders the guys have seen...or even want to see …

Ep. 11 - Black Lightning Reaction and 2017 Superlatives

January 19th, 2018

1:14:34

The CW shows are back for 2018. We break down the return of The Flash, the disappointing arrival of the Legion of Super-Heroes on Supergirl and see if we were shocked over how much we liked Black Lightning.

We also …

Ep. 10 - Scott Snyder dishes on Batman and The Signal

January 5th, 2018

1:46:22

Legendary Batman writer Scott Snyder drops by to talk about Batman and The Signal and why Duke Thomas is the hero Gotham needs right now. Hear what the mastermind behind All-Star Batman, Court of Owls and Dark Night …

Ep. 9 - Why The Last Jedi Failed and Top 5 Films of 2017

December 23rd, 2017

55:31

The gang is back to break down our thoughts on Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Where did we think it really worked and what scenes left Chief calling it garbage?

In advance to my Top 15 Films of 2017, Chief, Gunner and Jayce …

Ep. 8 - The Disney/Fox deal is a reality! And Warner Bros changes DC plans again

December 19th, 2017

51:56

For this episode, Chief and I discuss the major impact of Disney acquiring the Fox movie characters for the Marvel Cinematic Universe; question why Warner Bros. can't find success with DC films and a wrap up of the …

Ep. 7 - Avengers: Infinity War trailer reaction and Crisis on Earth-X review

December 3rd, 2017

52:25

For Episode 7, the whole Lyles Movie Files podcast crew is here to share our excitement about the Avengers: Infinity War trailer and complain about …

Ep. 6 - Ranting about Justice League and The Punisher

November 23rd, 2017

39:50

Just in time for a long ride for Thanksgiving dinner or to wait in line for Black Friday.

We're as ticked off as Superman when he gets rudely woken up with the feedback and critical response to Justice League. Gunner …

Ep. 5 - So excited about Disney/Fox talks and so disgusted with Hollywood

November 11th, 2017

49:56

On Episode 5 of Lyles Movie Files, we talk about all the possibilities of Disney buying out Fox, the latest scandal with Kevin Spacey and our thoughts on if Thor: Ragnarok's success is going to hurt Justice League's box …

Ep. 4 - A return to Supergirl? Walking Dead wish list and Black Panther trailer hype

October 22nd, 2017

52:02

We're incredibly hyped after seeing the new Black Panther trailer and we break down the return of Arrow, what we want to see from The Walking Dead's new season and why it might be time to fly back into Supergirl. All …

Ep. 3 - Chadwick Boseman & Reginald Hudlin on Marshall

October 14th, 2017

49:50

In Episode 3, we break down It and Happy Death Day in theaters and the return of The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow and Supergirl. Then Chadwick Boseman and Reginald Hudlin talk about their new film Marshall, which looks at …

Ep. 2 - Fast and Furious drama, Inhumans and Julian Lytle talks Inktober project

October 6th, 2017

39:55

Chief and Jayce join Lyles Movie Files to discuss all the Fast & Furious 9 drama, a general feeling of meh over Inhumans, any excitement over a Gambit movie and hopes for the next Justice League trailer. Also, …

Ep. 1 - You're now listening to Lyles Movie Files

August 31st, 2017

53:38

Lyles Movie Files finally gets a podcast. Chief, Gunner and Jayce join Jeffrey Lyles to break down the Game of Thrones season finale and determine which Lannister sibling made the worst call, the point of a fire …

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