Movie Review: “Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile”

Bob Garver Special to the Valley NewsAfter several weeks of increasingly ineffective horror movies, “Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile” was a nice change of pace. Actually, it was nice to have anything at all for the children, who haven’t had a movie since “DC League of Super-Pets” all the way back in July. In many ways, this harmless piece about a singing crocodile is exactly what the movie landscape – maybe the American landscape – needs right now. Unfortunately I’m much more grateful for this movie’s mere existence than for what it actually brings to the table.We follow Lyle, Shawn Mendes, as he bounces between two families. First up is magician Hector P. Valenti, Javier Bardem, putting in much more effort than you’d expect for a movie with this title. Valenti can’t c
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