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.

Table 19 Blu-ray Review
Table 19   Table 19 Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/19/2017 9:03 AM EDT
We've all been there… the dreaded wedding invitation arrives in the mail to the nuptials you aren't sure you should attend and don't know if you really even want to go.  Somehow you (or someone else does) convince yourself to RSVP yes and make a plan to head to the joyous occasion.  Up until the moment, you step into the reception ... Read More

A United Kingdom Blu-ray Review
A United Kingdom   A United Kingdom Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/13/2017 12:01 PM EDT
"True love knows no bounds." It's a statement we hear often in the face of adversity when two people are supposedly "meant to be together".  They face insurmountable odds that have to be conquered in order to live "happily ever after". Usually, these type of stories are the relegated to the world of fantasy but ev... Read More

The Vampire Diaries Blu-ray Review
The Vampire Diaries Season 8   The Vampire Diaries Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/13/2017 8:43 AM EDT
Televisions shows don't always know when their run will end, so often seasons end with the all too familiar cliffhanger that sadly never gets resolved.  Occasionally, they find out before the finale is written so they can tie the series up in a nice little bow and not leave fans hanging.  Rarely does a show know it will end before the fir... Read More

Beauty and the Beast Blu-ray Review
Beauty and the Beast   Beauty and the Beast Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/06/2017 10:43 AM EDT
Disney is always trying to reinvent itself; from new attractions at the theme parks to merchandising to their latest animated successes like Frozen and Moana.  The same can be said for one of their newest ventures, turning their animated movies into live action films.  First, there was Maleficent then Ci... Read More

Aftermath Blu-ray Review
Aftermath   Aftermath Blu-ray Review
()  06/06/2017 10:14 AM EDT
Arnold Schwarzenegger got his start in films as an action star.  Movies like The Terminator, Predator, and Total Recall showed off his muscles and his ability to brandish a weapon but certainly didn't stretch his acting ability.  After a stint as the Governor of California, he is once again back in films and takin... Read More

Bambi Blu-ray Review
Bambi   Bambi Blu-ray Review
(Jennifer Broderick)  06/06/2017 8:47 AM EDT
Disney has a habit of re-releasing classic movies from videotape to DVD to Blu-ray as they find a way to re-digitalize and/or improve the colors and animation.  Bambi's Anniversary Edition is the latest in a long line of classic movies chosen by Disney to be added to its Signature Collection. It's great to see these older films back in... Read More

The Young Pope Blu-ray Review
The Young Pope   The Young Pope Blu-ray Review
(Jennifer Broderick)  06/05/2017 4:42 PM EDT
If you enjoy Dan Brown's books, Tom Hanks in his movies, or any intrigue and conspiracy theories about the Church, Vatican, and the Pope, then HBO's The Young Pope is the show to watch.  This new show doesn't have the action scenes that Games of Thrones has or the suspense factor of Westworld, but it has a young pope w... Read More

The Assignment Blu-ray Review
The Assignment   The Assignment Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/04/2017 9:19 PM EDT
Walter Hill (Last Man Standing) is known as a world renowned Producer and Director. From Alien and Red Heat to 48 Hrs. and Bullet to the Head, he has a style of movie making that tends towards violence and blood. He has also written a number of films including the aforementioned, The Warriors and Streets of Fire. His latest project, The Assignment,... Read More

The Blackcoat's Daughter Blu-ray Review
The Blackcoat's Daughter   The Blackcoat's Daughter Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  05/30/2017 1:31 PM EDT
In 1960, Anthony Perkins introduced the world to Norman Bates, a serial killer wielding a knife. It became a classic in the world of horror films and set a standard of what scares us. Over Sixty years later, his son, Oz Perkins, made his writing and directorial debut with The Blackcoat's Daughter, a psychological thriller that pays a little bit of ... Read More

Fist Fight Blu-ray Review
Fist Fight   Fist Fight Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  05/30/2017 11:06 AM EDT
The last day of school is a happy occasion for every student and teacher but especially gratifying for high school seniors finishing their formal education for good (unless of course, they plan to go to college). At Roosevelt High School, that means tons of senior pranks and teacher frustration. This year it also means teacher reviews and terminati... Read More