Film and Television Reviews

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.

Warlock Blu-ray Review
Warlock Collection   Warlock Blu-ray Review
(Leonard Buccellato)  07/25/2017 9:36 AM EDT
I don't know how many times I can say this but these Vestron Video releases are casting a spell on me. As a long-time genre fan, I could never get enough of anything horror related, even after the golden age of horror had begun to wane, and the 80's lurched into the early 90's and the horror scene had begun its slow decline, I was still compelled t... Read More

Resident Evil: Vendetta 4K Ultra HD Review
Resident Evil: Vendetta   Resident Evil: Vendetta 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  07/18/2017 8:41 AM EDT
Resident Evil (originally titled Biohazard) debuted as a PlayStation video game in 1996 and for 21 years it has entertained gamers and audiences worldwide.  There have been numerous version of the extremely popular game and it spawned a motion picture franchise starring Milla Jovovich (The Fifth Element). Unlike the live action films, the game... Read More

Buster's Mal Heart Blu-ray Review
Buster's Mal Heart   Buster's Mal Heart Blu-ray Review
(Jennifer Broderick)  07/17/2017 4:45 PM EDT
Well Go USA releases psycho-thriller Buster's Mal Heart this coming week and Sarah Adina Smith (GoodBye World) both directed and wrote the film.  Rami Malek (Mr. Robot; Twilight:  Breaking Dawn Part 2) and D.J. Qualls (Z Nation) star in the movie and the title surprises me because it seems to be a play on words- Mal meaning bad in Spanish... Read More

Free Fire Blu-ray Review
Free Fire   Free Fire Blu-ray Review
(Jennifer Broderick)  07/17/2017 4:27 PM EDT
Lionsgate has a history of making captivating films and Free Fire is no different.  With Executive Producer, Martin Scorsese one may expect The Godfather, but it isn't.  However, with a different genre of a shootout film, Scorsese and the other producers who worked on this film, make it work.  Clearly, the Scorsese influence is felt,... Read More

Kong: Skull Island 4K Ultra HD Review
Kong: Skull Island   Kong: Skull Island 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  07/17/2017 11:40 AM EDT
The legend of King Kong and Skull Island has a very long cinematic history. There have been numerous films since his debut in 1933 with audiences coming in droves to each incarnation of the giant primate. The latest version, Kong: Skull Island, is the second film in a new "monster universe" created by Warner Bros. pictures that start... Read More

Song to Song 4K Ultra HD Review
Song to Song   Song to Song 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  07/12/2017 9:09 AM EDT
Terrence Malick (Badlands) has made a name for himself writing and directing unusual films.  His reputation is such that one expects great but different things when they go to one of his films, especially his more recent ones.  He has worked with a variety of actors including many of Hollywood's elite.  He has bee... Read More

The Lost City of Z Blu-ray Review
The Lost City of Z   The Lost City of Z Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  07/10/2017 9:57 PM EDT
Eldorado, the elusive city of gold has been searched for many times over.  Considered to be located somewhere in the Amazon jungle, explorers have risked life and limb to try and find it.  Unsure if one explorer, Percy Fawcett was actually looking for El Dorado but he was an avid explorer and claimed to have found remnants of a long gone ... Read More

Léon: The Professional 4K Ultra HD Review
Léon: The Professional   Léon: The Professional 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  07/10/2017 3:49 PM EDT
Luc Bessson (La Femme Nikita) has been writing and making films since the early 1980's but in 1990 he became more of a household name with the release of Leon: The Professional and The Fifth Element.  Highly stylized action films, they captured the imagination like none others had before.  With his latest film, Valerian and the City o... Read More

Fate of The Furious 4K Ultra HD Review
Fate of The Furious   Fate of The Furious 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  07/10/2017 2:35 PM EDT
In 2001 a summer film entitled The Fast & The Furious was unleashed on audiences worldwide. To-date that film has become one of the world's most beloved franchises spewing not one or two but seven sequels. The latest, Fate of The Furious comes to the home entertainment market this month.Fate of The Furious starts out a ... Read More

The Fifth Element 4K Ultra HD Review
The Fifth Element   The Fifth Element 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  07/10/2017 10:27 AM EDT
With Luc Besson's Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets coming out later on this month Sony Entertainment has released two of his critically acclaimed films Leon: The Professional and The Fifth Element on 4K UHD Blu-ray timed to concede with the new release.For those who are yet un... Read More