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 Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Blu-ray Review
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel   The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Blu-ray Review
(Sean Ferguson)  10/03/2012 3:25 PM EDT
In today's economy, it's tough for seniors to survive, let alone thrive with what little funds they receive from their retirement. Well Sonny Kapoor (Dev Patel from Slumdog Millionaire) has just the solution, to outsource retirees' to his visionary Best Exotic Marigold Hotel for the Elderly and Beautiful". In Fox Searchlight&#... Read More

Cinderella Blu-ray Review
Cinderella   Cinderella Blu-ray Review
(Sean Ferguson)  10/01/2012 9:05 AM EDT
On October 2nd 2012 Disney will finally release "Cinderella" on Blu-ray. Yes, Cinderella's night at the ball will now be seen in the clarity it deserves. This 1950 classic has not only stood the test of time but inspired many generations of young girls, wishing while fast asleep. "Cinderella" plays such a big role in Disney&... Read More

Marvel's The Avengers Blu-ray Review
Marvel's The Avengers   Marvel's The Avengers Blu-ray Review
(Roger Longenbach)  09/29/2012 10:22 PM EDT
If there is one genre that Hollywood has tried over and over again, with some success and countless failures, it is the comic-book hero.  But unlike others, The Avengers is not just about one comic-book hero, but several.  Because of this, the movie is also unlike the others.  This probably explains its' wild success, leading it ... Read More

Hotel Transylvania Theatrical Review
Hotel Transylvania   Hotel Transylvania Theatrical Review
(Sean Ferguson)  09/29/2012 9:36 PM EDT
A father's love for his daughter knows no bounds, even if you're Dracula. Parents will tell you that wanting to protect their children from the outside world never truly goes away, but what happens when your Immortal? In "Hotel Transylvania", Dracula (Adam Sandler) wants to protect his little girl Mavis (Selena Gomez) from the horror... Read More

Jeepers Creepers Blu-ray Review
Jeepers Creepers   Jeepers Creepers Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  09/28/2012 8:46 AM EDT
With Clive Barker's last few films falling on deaf ears and empty seats, writer/director Victor Salva ("Rite of Passage," "Powder," Clownhouse") stepped up to attempt to fill the gap. "Jeepers Creepers" (2001) has much the same dark, foreboding tone that Barker's films possess and much the same degree of s... Read More

Looper Theatrical Review
Looper   Looper Theatrical Review
(John Delia)  09/28/2012 8:06 AM EDT
The future and the past collide in Looper, a creative action thriller directed by Rian Johnson.  This clever crime drama takes the audience to another level with a captivating enigma that holds your interest to the very last dialogue. The film hits the target male audience right on the box-office trigger looking for high rewards. It's... Read More

Desperate Housewives DVD Review
Desperate Housewives: The Complete Eighth and Final Season Is ...   Desperate Housewives DVD Review
(John Delia)  09/27/2012 4:37 PM EDT
The final season of one of the most fascinating, eccentric and entertaining shows on television, Desperate Housewives: the Complete 8th and Final Season has been released on a 5 disc DVD set.  You don't have to be a rabid fan and follower of the show, but it helps.  Each season from the start of Season One we find the four leading ladies,... Read More

Dark Shadows Blu-ray Review
Dark Shadows   Dark Shadows Blu-ray Review
(John Delia)  09/27/2012 4:20 PM EDT
Crammed with a lot of cool ghouls, wacky witchery and comedic moments the movie Dark Shadows delivers a fun movie that mature audiences will enjoy.  Using Johnny Depp to his utmost bizarre performance capabilities the film delivers for fans of his past legendary roles like Edward Scissorhands, Sweeny Todd, Willy Wonka, Mad Hatter, and Jack Spa... Read More

Hostel Blu-ray Review
Hostel & Hostel II Double Feature   Hostel Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  09/27/2012 12:17 PM EDT
There are many film critics who have written about the uneven popularity of horror films. Horror films will be popular for a few years, drop off in business, and then see a resurgence. It's also fairly easy to track the trends within horror films. There is a current notion of bringing back the brutal and no-nonsense films of the 70s and we'... Read More

10 Years Theatrical Review
10 Years   10 Years Theatrical Review
(Richard Augusztin)  09/24/2012 9:53 PM EDT
Although 10 Years started off on the slower side for me, as the movie progressed I realized why; the heart of the film lies with the characters' shared back stories, and how each defies or yields to the expectations set for them long ago.  That's exactly what writer/director Jamie Linden has done.  If you don't have characters... Read More



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