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.

Jason Bourne Theatrical Review
Jason Bourne Theatrical Review   Jason Bourne Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  07/28/2016 3:20 PM EST
After a 4 year hiatus, and 9 years for Matt Damon (The Martian), the Bourne franchise returns to theaters this week with the latest installment titled Jason Bourne.   The highly anticipated film also sees the return of Director Paul Greengrass (Captain Phillips) and his "shaky cam" technique.  With the original star and the... Read More

Criminial 4K Ultra HD Review
Criminial 4K Ultra HD Review   Criminial 4K Ultra HD Review
(Maureen Buccellato)  07/28/2016 8:48 AM EST
Criminal, the thriller film starring Kevin Costner and Ryan Reynolds, is out on shelves this week on 4K UHD, Blu-ray and DVD.The film, which also stars Tommy Lee Jones, Gary Oldman, and Gal Gadot (Wonder Woman) seems like it should be amazing given the cast. But what really has occurred here is a bit of a disappointment. William "Bil... Read More

Hardcore Henry Blu-ray Review
Hardcore Henry Blu-ray Review   Hardcore Henry Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  07/26/2016 12:28 PM EST
Back in 2013, director Ilya Naishuller made a short first person music video entitled Biting Elbows: Bad Motherf*cker. The kinetic energy surrounding the video and story caught the attention of film director and producer Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted).  With the help of Bekmambetov, as well as an IndieGoGo campaign,  the financing was in plac... Read More

I Am Wrath Blu-ray Review
I Am Wrath Blu-ray Review   I Am Wrath Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  07/26/2016 11:59 AM EST
Oh how the mighty have fallen.  In the late 1970's, we fell in love with John Travolta in Saturday Night Fever and Grease. Then, we saw his resurgence in 1994 with Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction.  Since then, he has had some hits and some misses in the movie business, and unfortunately, his latest I am W... Read More

Sing Street Blu-ray Review
Sing Street Blu-ray Review   Sing Street Blu-ray Review
(Sean Ferguson)  07/26/2016 8:57 AM EST
While 2016 brought us "Captain America: Civil War", "Batman VS Superman: Dawn of Justice", "X-men Apocalypse", and many other films with a semicolon in its title, there were a few surprises tucked in between and one of those films is being released on Bluray, DVD and Digital Download by The Weinstein Company this week.... Read More

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice 4K Ultra HD Review
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice 4K Ultra HD Review   Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  07/19/2016 9:04 AM EST
In my opinion, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is one of the most underrated movies of the year so far.  It had everything an adult action film should have.  It was fast paced, full of explosions, had a real plot and great CGI.  I can't understand why it received such bad reviews when it ran in theaters, but I for on... Read More

Ghostbusters Theatrical Review
Ghostbusters Theatrical Review   Ghostbusters Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  07/14/2016 3:33 PM EST
If you were a child of the 80's, you will undoubtedly remember the classic movie, Ghostbusters, starring Dan Aykroyd (The Blues Brothers), Bill Murray (Caddyshack), Harold Ramis (Stripes), and Ernie Hudson (The Crow).  I'm not sure why Columbia pictures decided to reimagine Ghostbusters, but for some reason it did.Dr. Erin Gilbert (Kri... Read More

The Infiltrator Theatrical Review
The Infiltrator Theatrical Review   The Infiltrator Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  07/13/2016 11:00 AM EST
It was the biggest drug bust in US history.  A triumph for the Federal Government that took down over 100 drug smugglers in the Pablo Escobar Ring.  For Robert Mazur (Bryan Cranston; Breaking Bad), it was a few years' worth of work living a double life and always being in danger.  It was also bittersweet as he became friends with man... Read More

The Divergent Series: Allegiant 4K Ultra HD Review
The Divergent Series: Allegiant 4K Ultra HD Review   The Divergent Series: Allegiant 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  07/12/2016 12:25 PM EST
Anytime there is a popular book series these days, it is a given it will be made into feature films; and Veronica Roth's Divergent books are no exception.  Allegiant is the third film in the Divergent franchise, and it makes its way into stores on 4K Blu-ray, Blu-ray, and DVD on July 12, 2016.In the film, we see Tris (Shailene Wo... Read More

Green Room Blu-ray Review
Green Room Blu-ray Review   Green Room Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  07/11/2016 10:24 PM EST
There is something very cliché about waking up in your van with your band mates in a cornfield in the middle of nowhere.  Even more cliché is when you have to syphon gas from a car to get to your next gig.  This could be the beginning of a lot of great rock drama movies; but in this case, it is the opening of the new suspens... Read More