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.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri 4K Ultra HD Review
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri   Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  03/02/2018 4:31 PM EDT
There is no pain worse in the world than losing a child. As a parent, you feel helpless and often times lost.  That pain is even worse when the circumstances behind that loss are suspect or due to criminal activity. For Mildred (Frances McDormand; Fargo), that pain is lived over and over again as she deals with her daughter's horrific... Read More

Murder on the Orient Express 4K Ultra HD Review
Murder on the Orient Express   Murder on the Orient Express 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  03/01/2018 7:57 AM EDT
Agatha Christie was a prolific novelist with 66 books and numerous short stories to her credit.  She wrote in great detail about murder mysteries and offered fans beloved characters like Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot, the latter being a Belgian who was the "greatest detective alive" (Sherlock Holmes fans might disagree).  He ha... Read More

Lady and The Tramp Blu-ray Review
Lady And The Tramp Signature Collection   Lady and The Tramp Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  02/27/2018 8:48 AM EDT
Disney has always been known for offering viewers lovable characters, memorable songs and scenes that, good or bad, become etched in our minds forever.  Often times they do this by using animals as their main characters to tell a story.  When Lady and the Tramp debuted in 1955, it gave us all of that and more.  The characte... Read More

Coco 4K Ultra HD Review
Coco   Coco 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  02/26/2018 12:27 PM EDT
The Mexican culture is steeped in rich tradition and ceremony and offers its people a sense of community and belonging.  The music, food and holidays are unique and distinctive and give the country its long history.  Therefore, it is no surprise that Disney and Pixar teamed up to create a magical animated tale encompassing these factors. ... Read More

Darkest Hour Blu-ray Review
Darkest Hour   Darkest Hour Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  02/25/2018 8:51 AM EDT
Winston Churchill was a magnificent orator.  He would move people to action simply with his words.  Many also consider him to be one of the greatest Brits of all time. He led England through Hitler and the volatile times of World War II.  He was also known for drinking too much and being more than a bit eccentric and he could be mean... Read More

Game Night Theatrical Review
Game Night   Game Night Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  02/22/2018 9:33 AM EDT
There is nothing wrong with a little harmless, competitive fun is there?  What if it includes some sibling rivalry?  What if it all goes awry?  Game Night, the new film from Directors John Francis Daley (Vacation) and Jonathan Goldstein (Vacation), answers these questions in a mildly hilarious way.  Starring Jason Bate... Read More

The Florida Project Blu-ray Review
The Florida Project   The Florida Project Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  02/20/2018 8:11 AM EDT
Homelessness in the United States has reached staggering proportions and shattered our normal perception of what a homeless person looks like.  So often we automatically think of the bum on the street laying on a cardboard bed, the woman dressed in layers pushing around a shopping cart of old bags or blankets or the person at the street corner... Read More

Black Panther Theatrical Review
Black Panther   Black Panther Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  02/13/2018 7:57 PM EDT
Over the years Marvel Studios has introduced us to an army of superheroes.  From Iron Man to Captain America, Star-Lord to Black Widow and Spider-Man to Hulk they have given us a plethora of characters to enjoy while watching them save the world.  This week they bring us an African King with powers in Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman; Get ... Read More

Wonder 4K Ultra HD Review
Wonder   Wonder 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  02/13/2018 8:32 AM EDT
We have all heard the saying "kids can be cruel".  This is especially true for middle school-aged children.  They make fun of any little difference anyone displays and bully each other relentlessly.  So imagine being a nine-year-old boy with facial deformities who was previously homeschooled stepping out into the world of m... Read More

Fifty Shades Freed Theatrical Review
Fifty Shades Freed   Fifty Shades Freed Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  02/08/2018 12:00 PM EDT
What started out as Twilight fan fiction has become an international phenomenon that has taken on a life of its own.  In 2011, E.L. James' little BDSM story got published worldwide and the term "soccer mom porn" was born.  The tale of the shy college student, Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson; The Social ... Read More


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