A longtime film and tv critic who hosted PBS network’s Sneak Previews. He began as an area film critic for New York’s Route 11, WPIX. He released several well-known books, not merely on films but on football trivia and his father’s broadway journalism. His kid Ben Lyons managed displays for MTV and Walt Disney. Ernest Hemingway was a pal of his and organized for him to invest a summertime learning bullfighting in Spain.