Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile
Sony Pictures presents the live-action, CGI musical comedy “Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile,” starring Javier Bardem, Constance Wu and Shawn Mendes. Based on the best-selling book series by Bernard Waber, “Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile” follows the Primm family to New York City where their lives change when their young son Josh discovers Lyle, a singing crocodile who loves baths and music. The film will feature original songs performed by the stars, written by the team behind “The Greatest Showman.” Now in theaters.
Abominable and The Invisible City
DreamWorks Animation presents “Abominable and The Invisible City,” a new comedy adventure series based on the 2019 movie “Abominable.” The series follows the yeti, Yi, Jin and Peng through a magical world filled with magical creatures in need of their help. Together, the kids set out on extraordinary adventures through their city and beyond. Season 1 is now streaming on Peacock and Hulu.
MAIKA: THE GIRL FROM ANOTHER GALAXY
Well Go USA Entertainment presents “MAIKA: THE GIRL FROM ANOTHER GALAXY,” which premiered at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival in the Kids section. The Vietnamese sci-fi feature follows a grieving 8-year old boy as he befriends a mysterious alien girl named Maika. Together they embark on a fun-filled adventure taking on bad guys while helping Maika find her way home. Available on digital.
Mack & Rita
For the parents looking for a night-in, Lionsgate’s “Mack & Rita” starring Diane Keaton is the perfect comic relief. About a 30-year old homebody whose inner 70-year old is released, literally, during a bachelorette trip in Palm Springs, “Mack & Rita” celebrates being true to yourself at any age. Available on Blu-ray and DVD Oct. 18.
For more movie and tv show recommendations, check out our September roundup.