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.

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

X-Men: First Class Theatrical Review
X-Men: First Class Theatrical Review   X-Men: First Class Theatrical Review
(Eric English)  6/4/2011 11:58 AM EDT
The X-Men films were among the first of the comic book film adaptations that introduced the average person to the world of the comic book. The first, which was directed by Bran Singer, was a critical and box office success especially considering it was essentially one long introduction to the all of the main characters and events. Not long after th... Read More

Thor: Tales of Asgard Blu-ray Review
Thor: Tales of Asgard Blu-ray Review   Thor: Tales of Asgard Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  6/3/2011 11:11 AM EDT
While it has been highly entertaining to watch many of our favorite comic heroes come to life on the big screen these past few years, it is with animation that these characters will always have their truest life. There have been many successful adaptions of characters and mini-series over the years; Batman, Superman, Justice League, Teen Titans, Th... Read More

Rocky Blu-ray Review
Rocky Digibook Blu-ray Review   Rocky Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  6/1/2011 1:03 PM EDT
"His whole life a million-to-one shot". That was the original tagline for the 1976 film Rocky starring Sylvester Stallone as Rocky Balboa, a Philadelphia native who took part in boxing matches bot very often and wound up going 15 rounds with the Heavy Weight Champion.   This is the story of the ultimate underdog. The story of Rocky i... Read More