Film and Television Reviews

Reviews By Allison Hazlett-Rose

Here at FlickDirect, our goal is to provide up-to-date reviews on theatrical, home entertainment, and television series. Check out the scoop on upcoming films or programming, and even our take on the classics.

Deadpool 2 4K Ultra HD Review
Deadpool 2   Deadpool 2 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  08/21/2018 9:54 AM EDT
Whether you love him or you hate him…he doesn't really care.  He's the Merc with a mouth, the  Frozen to your Yentl, the X - Force to your X-Men, the.. well you get the picture. Or do you need me to draw you one?  After the incredible worldwide success of Deadpool in 2016, you knew it was inevitable that there would be... Read More

Mile 22 Theatrical Review
Mile 22   Mile 22 Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  08/16/2018 12:00 PM EDT
It's a simple matter of "by the books" numbers.  Option one…diplomacy.  Option two…military.  Option three…Overwatch.  What, do you ask, is Overwatch?  They are the non-government sanctioned tactical team sent in to do the dirty work when all else fails.  They are the ones who use any... Read More

Crazy Rich Asians Theatrical Review
Crazy Rich Asians   Crazy Rich Asians Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  08/14/2018 8:37 PM EDT
It has been 25 years since there has been a major feature film starring an all-Asian cast and I'm sure there is some social commentary dialogue for the large gap in time between the two films.  1993's The Joy Luck Club is a dreary, serious drama about Asian culture, class discrepancies and honor while this year's Crazy Rich Asians ... Read More

Predator 4K Ultra HD Review
3-Movie Predator Collection   Predator 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  08/14/2018 6:48 PM EDT
It's been a little over 30 years since we first watched Alan "Dutch" Schaefer (Arnold Scharwzenegger; Terminator) battle an alien "big game" hunter in the Film Predator. In 1987 The film opened to mixed reviews but has since become a "new classic" and shows up on endless "top 100" lists.  Three years... Read More

Transporter 3 4K Ultra HD Review
Transporter 3   Transporter 3 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  08/09/2018 10:07 AM EDT
In 2002 audiences were introduced to Frank Martin (Jason Statham; Crank) - the quiet, brooding, self-employed transporter.  He has a set of rules he doesn't break. One – don't look in the package, two – he doesn't "deal" in people, and three – he works alone.  His work is dangerous and he gets paid handsomely f... Read More

The Meg Theatrical Review
The Meg   The Meg Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  08/08/2018 7:01 PM EDT
First, we had a giant lizard and then came a gigantic gorilla and now we have a gigantic Shark.  Yes, you read that right… one, big ass shark with a whole lot of teeth. Meet Megalodon, or the Meg for short, a prehistoric sea creature thought to be long extinct. Only it isn't and now it has made its way to the surface and is ready to ter... Read More

Avengers: Infinity War 4K Ultra HD Review
Avengers: Infinity War   Avengers: Infinity War 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  08/07/2018 8:47 PM EDT
It's been ten years and 18 films in the making.  Avengers: Infinity War was one of the most anticipated movies of the Spring 2018 and depending on who you ask, it didn't disappoint.  It brought together over 20 Marvel superhero characters and melded all their worlds into the fight to end all fights…the fight for the universe and ha... Read More

The Death of Superman Blu-ray Review
The Death of Superman   The Death of Superman Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  08/06/2018 3:46 PM EDT
In 1992, DC Comics decided to create a crossover story that saw the Justice League battle Doomsday.  However, unlike most of the DC comics, this story didn't end so well for our superhero friends and, shockingly, ended with Superman's demise.  While some of the media felt it was nothing more than a publicity stunt, it created a th... Read More

Riverdale DVD Review
Riverdale: The Complete Second Season   Riverdale DVD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  08/06/2018 11:03 AM EDT
Riverdale Season One began with a murder and ended with a gunshot so it seems no surprise that Season Two was ripe with violence and one dead body piling up after another.  At twenty-two episodes long it offered everything a good nighttime soap opera should have - murders, mysteries, people getting beat up, corruption, wealthy individuals pull... Read More

Dark Crimes Blu-ray Review
Dark Crimes   Dark Crimes Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  07/30/2018 9:48 PM EDT
When one here's the name Jim Carrey (Ace Ventura: Pet Detective) the first thing that pops into one's mind is generally slapstick, physical comedies and immature, unintelligent characters.  It was a gamble then for him to take on a depraved and serious film such as Dark Crimes.  The story, as the title would suggest, is dark and some woul... Read More

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