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Ben Lyons

LA FEST Uses Soccer to Bring Communities Together

Ross Szabo | Posted 05.26.2013 | Los Angeles
Ross Szabo

It may seem unimaginable to witness an event that brings together HIV and AIDS education in Africa, bone marrow transplants, celebrities and soccer for people of all ages. That's what happened, however, at LAFEST last Sunday.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Ben Lyons on the Oscars

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Ben Lyons' take on some of the pressing issues dealing with the coming Academy Award festivities: Is Toy Story 3 a great Pixar film, or the greatest Pixar film?

Mighty Movie Podcast: A Chat with Ben Lyons

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

So how about a little break from the filmmaker interviews? Yellow Tail -- the wine people -- have started up a new website that recruits film critics ...

Cody's Critical Generation Gap

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Who gets to be a critic? These days, just about anybody with a working computer, it seems. Or, in the case of Cody Gifford, anyone whose mom has her own TV show.

In Defense of Ben Lyons

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Cenk Uygur

The whole entertainment industry is built around sucking up to celebrities. You think Ben Lyons is uniquely responsible for this? Have you watched any entertainment "news" in your life?

Ben Lyons, New "At The Movies" Film Critic, Gets Two Thumbs Down From Film World

Los Angeles Times | Chris Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Is Ben Lyons the most hated film critic in America? In the four months since the fresh-faced 27-year-old "movie dude" for the E! Entertainment Networ...

Two White Guys "At the Movies"

Esther J. Cepeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Esther J. Cepeda

It's 2008 and some black dude is running for president, but the movie review show based in Chicago - which has one of the largest black and Latino populations in America--couldn't find one single movie writer, reviewer, or blogger "of color" to fill one of the seats?

Ben Lyons, Ebert's Replacement, Admits: "It Has Definitely Helped To Have My Dad Open Some Doors For Me"

New York Daily News | Rush & Molloy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Jeffrey Lyons is denying snipes by fellow movie critics that he used influence to get his son Ben the plum job of replacing Roger Ebert in the show "A...