I’ve waited forever to do this, but after some encouragement from some pals, I finally decided it was time for a Lyles Movie Files Podcast. My goal is to just go more in depth with some of the content I’m writing about over conversations with my boys — Lonnie ‘The Chief,’ Melvin ‘Gunner,’ Jayce and Jovon King. Eventually, I hope to expand this aspect of the LMF empire further so pardon the mess while I build this bad boy up. Enjoy the shows.
Episode 52 – Gambit: A Love Story? Fall Movie Preview
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 Fall Movie Preview.
Did the latest Dark Phoenix trailer turn our opinion on the film or are we still just waiting for Marvel Studios to gain control of the X-Men license? Check out the full show now.
Episode 51 – Captain Marvel trailer reaction, Birds of Prey casting news
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 superhero universe.
From there we talk about the casting choices for Birds of Prey and why those great options might not matter. Hear our take on the Kevin Hart/Katt Williams dramatic saga and who was in the wrong.
We also discuss how Walt Disney cutting back on its Star Wars films output is a great thing. It’s all here and more on Episode 51.
Episode 50 – Who’s Still a Movie Star?
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 bring us to the theaters and which fading stars have lost our trust. What choice makes Jayce question Gunner’s credibility and why does Chief no longer believe in movie stars?
We also discuss Nicolas Cage’s new bizarre and amazing film, Mandy, and the controversy and problems with the latest installment in The Predator series.
Thanks for listening to Episode 50 and we’re psyched about the next 50! Enjoy the show and don’t forget to subscribe and leave a comment so we know what you’d like to hear us discuss on future shows.
Ep. 49 – Nicki vs. Cardi, Nike Burning
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 also talk about the dummies burning their NIKE shoes and clothing due to the Colin Kaepernick ads.
We also have a lengthy discussion on the Academy Awards shelving the Popular Film category. We’re amazed at the major improvements on Iron Fist Season 2 and more. Give it a listen and get ready for Episode 50!
Ep. 48 – What’s the Best Movie Soundtrack?
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 quality hits? What about Kill Bill Vol. 2? Grab your Beats headphones and start thinking of your favorites and see if any of them get mentioned in this conversation.
We’ve also got some sure to be controversial thoughts on Louie CK’s return, Nicki Minaj’s Twitter rant and more. Tune in and spread the word.
Ep. 47 – Superman and Lois Lane joining Arrowverse crossover, Happytime Murders
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 farce and why can’t Melissa McCarthy have nice roles?
Superman is returning to the Arrowverse and he’s bringing Lois Lane with him. We discuss who we’d like to see play the iconic role and what traits Lois needs to have for the show.
Ep. 46 – Omarosa, Ruby Rose and James Gunn
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 possible DC franchises that could benefit from Gunn’s creativity.
Then we bash social media misfits and how they managed to drive Ruby Rose off of Twitter after she was announced as Batwoman in the Arrowverse.
Episode 45 – Most Overrated Movies, Ruby Rose as Batwoman
We’re talking about some of those films that have gotten way too much hype and we just don’t get it. And yes some of them will be movies that you love and cherish. Which of your favorite films will make our cut? Some of our choices will definitely surprise you.
Also, we talk up the controversy with Ruby Rose’s casting as Batwoman, the lack of offerings from the DC Extended Universe, MoviePass’ fate and more.
Episode 44 – So Sick of Reboots and Remakes
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 with Party of Five, a Fantasy Island movie and oh yes, even Alf.
From there we break down the new Terminator installment featuring Linda Hamilton and our thoughts on the new Venom trailer. Spoiler: it’s not pretty.
Jayce, Jovon and I break it down early, before a last minute arrival from Chief, who shares his thoughts on all the week’s news. What topic really sets Chief off this time? You might be surprised.
Ep. 43 – SDCC reactions, Top 5 Action Movies of All Time
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?
Finally, after catching Mission: Impossible – Fallout, I’m ready to declare a new addition to the Action Movie Hall of Fame. We take our list down and decide on our Top 5 action movies of all time. Only catch? No comic book movies. Check out our picks and share yours now.
Ep. 42 – Dark Knight legacy, Casting troubles
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 Rock is in the news again for his casual dismissal of his Fast and Furious co-star Tyrese Gibson. The guys also share their concerns and misgivings about Shazam! and Aquaman and how they differ from Marvel Studios’ films.
Ep. 41 – Best/Worst of 2018 so far
With all the latest controversy, we break down Warner Bros’ decision to move forward with the Joaquin Phoenix Joker standalone film, the talks of Bad Boy 3 and the trouble with long wait for sequels and remakes.
We’re all excited about how Lando is going to get killed off! Billy Dee Williams is returning to the Star Wars franchise in Episode 9.
And finally, we rank the Top 5 DC Animated films. Check us out on Episode 41. Let us know what you want to hear us discuss in an upcoming episode.