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.

Peter Pan Blu-ray Review
Peter Pan Anniversary Edition   Peter Pan Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/04/2018 8:53 AM EDT
It's no secret that Walt Disney had a passion for flying.  He had his own private jets and tried to incorporate flying into his many of his animated films. Of course, this enthusiasm naturally lent itself to telling the story of J. M. Barrie's classic character, Peter Pan.  As a boy living in Neverland and refusing to grow up, Pet... Read More

Adrift Theatrical Review
Adrift   Adrift Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  05/31/2018 9:36 AM EDT
Survival...Perseverance…Strength.  How much can we as human beings handle when pushed to our limits?  How strong is our will to live?  For Tami Oldham (Shailene Woodley; Divergent Series)  those questions would be answered in one of the most terrifying events as she struggled to live at sea after a category four hurricane... Read More

Jurassic Park 4K Ultra HD Review
Jurassic Park 25th Anniversary Collection   Jurassic Park 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  05/29/2018 4:44 PM EDT
It is hard to believe that our love affair with dinosaurs was satisfied twenty-five years ago when Jurassic Park "roared" into movie theaters worldwide.  The film became a phenomenon and sparked the imagination of scientists everywhere.  Imagine being able to create dinosaurs from their own fossilized DNA.  The fi... Read More

Fury 4K Ultra HD Review
Fury   Fury 4K Ultra HD Review
(Maureen Buccellato)  05/29/2018 8:59 AM EDT
Fury, released in 2014, takes place in 1945 and tells the story of a group of men who are the crew members of an  M4 Sherman "Easy Eight" tank, which they have nicknamed "Fury". We follow this tight-knit group of men throughout their mission as they struggle to make their way through Nazi Germany. Now, you can watch this ep... Read More

The 15:17 to Paris Blu-ray Review
The 15:17 to Paris   The 15:17 to Paris Blu-ray Review
(Leonard Buccellato)  05/24/2018 9:00 AM EDT
Clint Eastwood is an icon. There's no debate here, his impact on Hollywood as an actor, producer, and director cannot be overstated. His last three films have been about everyday heroes that have managed extraordinary feats of courage and it seems his goal is to counteract the superhero culture prevalent in Hollywood today.  I fo... Read More

The Patriot 4K Ultra HD Review
The Patriot   The Patriot 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  05/22/2018 10:52 PM EDT
Why are we so fascinated by war?  Time after time movies depicts historical battles with dramatic flair and an increasing level of blood and violence.  If you were to Google movies about World War II I'm sure there will a plethora of films listed and probably the same for the Revolutionary and Civil wars.  Once such film was 2000's T... Read More

Early Man Blu-ray Review
Early Man   Early Man Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  05/22/2018 6:58 AM EDT
Let's face it, you can't stop progress…or can you?  One age led into another and made way for innovation and change.  But what if the older age fought back?  From the people who created Wallace and Gromit and Chicken Run they now give you Early Man.  The stop-motion/claymation animated fea... Read More

Red Sparrow 4K Ultra HD Review
Red Sparrow   Red Sparrow 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  05/21/2018 11:53 PM EDT
The world of espionage is a never-ending game of cat and mouse.  Countries spying on each other in an attempt to find out their dirty little secrets.  Agents all over the world working with and against each other simply to get the upper hand.  While most of us live in ignorant bliss and think these dealings only happen in the movies,... Read More

Die Hard 4K Ultra HD Review
Die Hard   Die Hard 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  05/21/2018 4:50 PM EDT
Back in the late 1980s, a little film called Die Hard, starring an unknown action star at the time whose only previous body of work was in comedy, came crashing onto the screen and the action genre has never been the same. Now, for its 30th Anniversary, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment is releasing the film like it has never been released b... Read More

The Matrix 4K Ultra HD Review
The Matrix   The Matrix 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  05/21/2018 8:24 AM EDT
"There's a glitch in The Matrix".  Anyone who was over the age of ten in 1999 should know what that statement means.  The film, directed by the Wachowski Brothers - now Sisters- changed the face of action movies forever in one two hour block of time.  The highly stylized look of The Matrix has been talked about and studied ... Read More

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