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.

Jigsaw 4K Ultra HD Review
Jigsaw   Jigsaw 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  01/23/2018 9:22 AM EST
In October of 2004, a little unknown film entitled Saw, by then unknown writer/director James Wan (Furious 7) and writer Leigh Whannell, rewrote the modern slasher horror film and created a new modern horror killer, Jigsaw (Tobin Bell; The Flash).  It went on to spawn many sequels before it's "finale"  in 2010... Read More

November Criminals Blu-ray Review
November Criminals   November Criminals Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  01/18/2018 11:07 PM EST
Take a coming of age/teenage angst movie, add a murder mystery, stir vigorously, throw it against the wall and see what sticks.  Throw in some the best, young talent Hollywood has to offer right now. Finally, give it some obscure name and you have the formula for November Criminals.  Starring Ansel Elgort (The Fault In Our Stars) and Chlo... Read More

The Lego Ninjago Movie 4K Ultra HD Review
The Lego Ninjago Movie   The Lego Ninjago Movie 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  01/16/2018 4:40 PM EST
With the success of 2014's The Lego Movie and 2017's The Lego Batman Movie, Warner Bros. decided to continue the franchise and created a film based on the popular Lego Ninjago toy line called, appropriately, The Lego Ninjago Movie. I must admit that after having enjoyed the first two films very much and finding them surprisingly funny and delightfu... Read More

Blade Runner 2049 4K Ultra HD Review
Blade Runner 2049   Blade Runner 2049 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  01/15/2018 4:00 PM EST
In 1982, Ridley Scott (Alien) gave us a highly stylized movie called Blade Runner.  It was set in the future and starred Harrison Ford (Star Wars: Episode IV -A New Hope).  Thirty-five Years later, Director Denis Villeneuve (Sicario) gives us the sequel, Blade Runner 2049.  It continues the story of the ... Read More

It 4K Ultra HD Review
It   It 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  01/11/2018 11:23 AM EST
In 1986 a young Stephen King published one of his most ambitious books yet entitled simply It. The novel tells the tale of an alien entity that haunts the fictional town of Derry, Maine, and feeds on its inhabits. In early 1990s ABC gave Pennywise his first appearances on film in a made for tv miniseries. Now 37 years later Warner Bros. gives Penny... Read More

Battle of the Sexes Blu-ray Review
Battle of the Sexes   Battle of the Sexes Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  01/09/2018 9:22 AM EST
The year was 1973.  Equal Rights and Feminism were at the forefront of American People's minds.  Former Champion tennis player and male chauvinist Bobby Riggs (Steve Carrell: The Office) spouted off about how women shouldn't be playing tennis in the same league with men and challenged the top female players to a match to prove once and fo... Read More

My Little Pony: The Movie Blu-ray Review
My Little Pony: The Movie   My Little Pony: The Movie Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  01/09/2018 8:55 AM EST
In 1986 Hasbro toys decided to make a television series based on one of their popular toys – My Little Pony.  The show lasted two seasons but merchandising continued to sell for some years after.  Then in 1992, we got another version called My Little Pony Tales that had 26 episodes.  Almost 20 years later My Little Pony: Friend... Read More

The Dark Knight 4K Ultra HD Review
The Dark Knight   The Dark Knight 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  01/08/2018 9:08 AM EST
With the success of Christopher Nolan's (Dunkirk) reimagined version of Batman in 2005's Batman Begins Warner Bros. decided to green light his second installment, The Dark Knight, which was released 3 years later.  Once again Christian Bale (American Psycho) reprised his role as Bruce Wayne though this time we see a more mature and collected c... Read More

Batman Begins 4K Ultra HD Review
Batman Begins   Batman Begins 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  01/03/2018 11:44 AM EST
Since the Late 1980s Batman has gone through a number of iterations and in 2005 Director Christopher Nolan (Inception) got a crack at telling the story.  His version, Batman Begins, was different from past attempts and was so well received that he was given the opportunity to continue his tale two more times, once in 2008 and again in 2012.&nb... Read More

Killing Gunther Blu-ray Review
Killing Gunther   Killing Gunther Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  01/02/2018 11:57 AM EST
Killing Gunther. Is it an action film, is it a comedy, is it the latest film to showcase the amazing talent of Arnold Schwarzenegger? Unfortunately, it is none of these things.So what exactly is Killing Gunther? In short, the movie is a "mockumentary" told through the eyes of the world of contract killers as they band together t... Read More

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