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.

The Revenant Blu-ray Review
The Revenant Blu-ray Review   The Revenant Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  04/28/2016 4:13 PM EST
Based on the 2002 novel by Michael Punke, The Revenant is aptly named.  Defined as "a person who has returned, especially supposedly from the dead", the film explores the life and (almost) death of trapper Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio; Titanic).  While loosely based on Glass's life, the book and movie fantasize h... Read More

Krampus Blu-ray Review
Krampus Blu-ray Review   Krampus Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  04/26/2016 4:14 PM EST
When you think of holiday horror movies, you don't often think of Christmas.  However, if you've ever heard the Austrian Folklore about a horned, half goat-half demon creature that punishes children who misbehave and don't believe in Saint Nicholas anymore, then you realize the story lends itself to a creepy, horror tale.  Universal Studi... Read More

Ride Along 2 Blu-ray Review
Ride Along 2 Blu-ray Review   Ride Along 2 Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  04/26/2016 9:00 AM EST
Back in January 2014, a quirky little comedy called Ride Along, starring Ice Cube (22 Jump Street, Barbershop: The Next Cut ) and Kevin Hart (Get Hard, Central Intelligence ), came out of nowhere and quickly became box-office gold. The story was simple — a hardened Atlanta detective James Payton (Cube), is not too happy wi... Read More

Archer DVD Review
Archer: The Complete Season Six DVD Review   Archer DVD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  04/11/2016 2:25 PM EST
Six years ago, a little known show named Archer was showcased during San Diego Comic Con, and the rest, shall we say, is history. This zany, crazy, adult-themed comedy follows the adventures of Sterling Archer, an independent contractor, and his operatives.After a detour last year with Archer Vice, the writing team seems to be back on track, this t... Read More

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 Blu-ray Review
The Hunger Games: Complete 4 Film Collection Blu-ray Review   The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  03/30/2016 8:40 AM EST
With the home release of Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2, the circle is complete and the film series based on the novels  by Suzanne Collins is over. While Lionsgate turns it's sights to try to start up other franchises in it's wake, it also has released the four- film series in a box set for the fans.For those uninformed, The Hun... Read More

Point Break Blu-ray Review
Point Break Blu-ray Review   Point Break Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  03/29/2016 10:03 AM EST
In 1991, a movie called Point Break hit theaters and starred Keanu Reeves (The Matrix), Patrick Swayze (Dirty Dancing) and Gary Busey (Lethal Weapon).  It was a surfer's/stoner's dream and has a cult-like following.  In 2015,  someone at Warner Brothers Entertainment thought it would be a good idea to remake the film but using all ex... Read More

The Hateful Eight Blu-ray Review
The Hateful Eight Blu-ray Review   The Hateful Eight Blu-ray Review
(Sean Ferguson)  03/28/2016 4:06 PM EST
"What would make a man brave a blizzard, and kill in cold blood, I'm sure I don't know. You'd be surprised what a man would do."But with Tarantino at the helm, you know people are gonna die!The Hateful Eight, ironically Quentin Tarantino's eighth major motion picture, is out now on Blu-ray and DVD. If you missed your ... Read More

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens Blu-ray Review
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens Blu-ray Review   Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens Blu-ray Review
(Eric English)  03/28/2016 1:02 PM EST
Few spectacles of screen transcend generations with as much cultural reverberations as Star Wars. To revel in its current incarnation is to return to its roots as an experimental space opera, crafted in the mind of a man who would come to be both revered and despised for following his calling.Spanning the gamut of nearly four decades from the belov... Read More

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip Blu-ray Review
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip Blu-ray Review   Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  03/25/2016 11:50 AM EST
Those lovable chipmunks are back, and this time they are headed on a Road Trip, or, aptly called in the chipmunk vernacular,  "A Road Chip"Dave has decided it is time for The Chipmunks to settle down in life and concentrate more on being teenagers than living the life of musicians. Aside from that, not much has changed for our little... Read More

The Americans DVD Review
The Americans: Season 3 DVD Review   The Americans DVD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  03/24/2016 11:33 PM EST
How well do you really know your friends and neighbors?  They live among us, hiding in plain sight. In the 1980's cold war era, Russian spies infiltrate American society and feed intelligence back to the KGB and other countries.  Trained to "blend in" these seemingly normal Americans could be anyone you know.  That is the p... Read More