Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile (2022)
October 7, 2022
November 22, 2022
Rated PG for mild peril and thematic elements
Based on the best-selling book series by Bernard Waber, Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile is a live-action/CGI musical comedy that brings this beloved character to a new, global audience.
When the Primm family (Constance Wu, Scoot McNairy, Winslow Fegley) moves to New York City, their young son Josh struggles to adapt to his new school and new friends. All of that changes when he discovers Lyle - a singing crocodile (Shawn Mendes) who loves baths, caviar and great music-living in...
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As I train my nearly four-year-old daughter to be a proper film critic (or improper like her dad?), I asked her what she thought of the live action adaptation Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile
. Though she had spent part of the time running around the nearly empty theater while eating candy, she largely paid attention to what was happening on screen. I gave her two options: “Loved it” or “Just liked it,” and she accurately answered the latter.
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