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.

Cedar Rapids Blu-ray Review
Cedar Rapids Blu-ray Review   Cedar Rapids Blu-ray Review
(Eric English)  6/28/2011 11:09 AM EDT
The Ed Helms vehicle "Cedar Rapids" makes its way to your big screen with the Blu-Ray release of the "Super Awesome Edition." One may be asking themselves Ed who? You know him from The Office and as the strait shooter Stu from The Hangover 1 and 2. Helms essentially reprises his role from The Hangover here as the conservative na... Read More

Transformers: Dark of the Moon Theatrical Review
Transformers: Dark of the Moon Theatrical Review   Transformers: Dark of the Moon Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  6/28/2011 9:23 AM EDT
The phrase, "the third time is a charm" has never held more true than with this years' Paramount and Michael Bay's third Transformer outing: Transformers: Dark Side of The Moon.   Following the events of the first two films, we see Sam Witwicky as a college graduate having a hard time finding a job in society after being put ... Read More

Bad Teacher Theatrical Review
Bad Teacher Theatrical Review   Bad Teacher Theatrical Review
(Chris Rebholz)  6/24/2011 10:02 AM EDT
In the vein of raunchy comedies, Bad Teacher strives to add itself to the likes of Bad Santa, Grandma's Boy, and Superbad. The film stars Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel, and Justin Timberlake and follows the exploits of the teachers at John Adams Middle School or J.A.M.S as the principal likes to call it.   Diaz plays Elizabeth Hasley, a woman who ... Read More

Cars 2 Theatrical Review
Cars 2 Theatrical Review   Cars 2 Theatrical Review
(Chris Rebholz)  6/23/2011 6:04 PM EDT
The first Cars film was a send up to all the road movies of the past. The film dealt with the love America has for the open road; watching the horizon stretch out in front of you, finding those small out of the way towns that remind you of an easier time in your life, and also the loss of that era as modern progress slowly advances throughout the c... Read More

Original Sin Blu-ray Review
Original Sin Blu-ray Review   Original Sin Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  6/20/2011 11:21 AM EDT
Original Sin stars Antonio Banderas and Angelina Jolie as two people who are arranged to be married but have never actually met. Having only learned about one another through a series of letters the two have written to each other they finally meet on the day of their wedding. When Luis (Banderas) finally meets Julia (Jolie) he is surprised to see t... Read More

Posse Blu-ray Review
Posse Blu-ray Review   Posse Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  6/20/2011 9:42 AM EDT
The western is a staple of the movie history going back all the way to the first days of cinema. There have been many tales told through the setting of the western, some true, some fictional and while they have all been different takes on that period of American history, they tend to ignore the obvious fact of that time, many of the so-called cowbo... Read More

Green Lantern Theatrical Review
Green Lantern Theatrical Review   Green Lantern Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  6/16/2011 2:35 PM EDT
After being in development since the last century, the DC comic book character, Green Lantern, premieres in North America this week as a live-action film, starring Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Peter Sarsgaard, Mark Strong, Tim Robbins, Jay O. Sanders, Taika Waititi, and Angela Bassett.  The International releases are still approximately a mont... Read More

Hall Pass Blu-ray Review
Hall Pass Blu-ray Review   Hall Pass Blu-ray Review
(Eric English)  6/13/2011 10:23 AM EDT
The idea of marriage is always a funny topic to discuss especially through the medium of film. That is the subject behind Hall Pass, the latest film from the directing team of the Farrelly brothers. The movie follows the exploits of Rick and Fred, played by Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis, who are two friends that receive "hall passes" fro... Read More

Green Lantern: Emerald Knights Digital HD Review
Green Lantern: Emerald Knights Digital HD Review   Green Lantern: Emerald Knights Digital HD Review
(Chris Rebholz)  6/10/2011 9:24 AM EDT
One of the more popular comic book characters right now is Green Lantern, a soldier entrusted with a power ring that allows him to create light constructs with his mind and works to keep order throughout the universe as part of an intergalactic police force known as the Green Lantern Corps. Over the years his popularity has grown and when DC began ... Read More

Super 8 Theatrical Review
Super 8 Theatrical Review   Super 8 Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  6/9/2011 8:19 AM EDT
Looking for a good way to spend this summer?  How about watching a classic movie such as Goonies or E.T?  Or, how about watching both together?  If this sounds like a good idea to you, that is what you will get with the Steven Spielberg/J. J. Abrams film, Super 8, when it roars into theaters this weekend. Super 8 the film that has be... Read More