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.

Gulliver's Travels Blu-ray Review
Gulliver's Travels Blu-ray Review   Gulliver's Travels Blu-ray Review
(Eric English)  4/29/2011 9:29 AM EDT
December 2010's Gulliver's Travels starring Jack Black (School Of Rock) comes to Blu-ray and DVD this April based loosely on the classic novel by Jonathan Swift, the film takes many liberties with its source material, and really the two are intended for completely different audiences.  Though certainly a a family film, and one that you'll ... Read More

Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs Evil Theatrical Review
Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs Evil Theatrical Review   Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs Evil Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  4/28/2011 10:00 AM EDT
Back in 2006, an intelligent animated film entitled, Hoodwinked! was unleashed on unsuspecting audiences!  The film provided a twist on the tale of Little Red Riding Hood, and told the story from many different character perspectives.  Now after years of waiting (and lawsuits as well), Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil is coming to audiences.... Read More

Prom Theatrical Review
Prom Theatrical Review   Prom Theatrical Review
(Maureen Buccellato)  4/28/2011 9:34 AM EDT
Disney "Prom" is a film made about -- you guessed it -- the Prom!  This squeaky-clean high school film is a breath of fresh air from the usual high-school- themed films that one sees nowadays.  Hokey?  Maybe, but it is nice to be able to bring a young girl to a movie without worrying about seeing alcohol or drug use and lot... Read More

Fast Five Theatrical Review
Fast Five Theatrical Review   Fast Five Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  4/28/2011 9:08 AM EDT
Back in 2001, a little summer film, entitled The Fast & The Furious, was launched on moviegoers.  The film, directed by Rob Cohen (xXx), provided enough box office muscle to green light numerous sequels. Fast-forward 10 years to 2011 as Fast Five, the fifth film in the series, is set upon audiences.  Fast Five stars an ensemble cast f... Read More

Water for Elephants Theatrical Review
Water for Elephants Theatrical Review   Water for Elephants Theatrical Review
(Eric English)  4/23/2011 9:54 PM EDT
Water for Elephants stars Robert Pattinson and Reese Witherspoon as two people who find love amidst the Great Depression while working for a traveling circus. The movie is based on the acclaimed bestseller by Sara Gruen and directed by Francis Lawrence.Pattinson plays Jacob Jankowski, a veterinary student looking forward to starting his career. Tra... Read More

The Conspirator Theatrical Review
The Conspirator Theatrical Review   The Conspirator Theatrical Review
(Eric English)  4/17/2011 9:53 AM EDT
It is rare to find someone who doesn't know the story about the assassination of President Lincoln. It is part of our early education in history; we learned how he helped end the civil war and slavery. But like all historical fact, there is always more to be learned. This is the point of the new film The Conspirator starring James McAvoy, Robin... Read More

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Blu-ray Review
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Blu-ray Review   Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  4/15/2011 9:55 AM EDT
It has been a long road for Harry Potter fans.  Since the first book was adapted into a movie, fans have been clamoring for each chapter in the saga of the "boy who lived".  Now finally after many years of waiting, we have started down the road to our ultimate destination -- Harry pitted against Voldermort.When we had left our h... Read More

The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader Blu-ray Review
The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader Blu-ray Review   The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  4/15/2011 9:17 AM EDT
Adapting a book into a film is never an easy task. There is always a good chance certain details will get left out and for fans of the books this comes as a hard truth. Sometimes this works in the films favor, by leaving out certain plot points it allows the flow of the movie to go more smoothly. And of course there is also the fact that there is o... Read More

Scream 4 Theatrical Review
Scream 4 Theatrical Review   Scream 4 Theatrical Review
(Chris Rebholz)  4/15/2011 8:36 AM EDT
It was 15 years ago that the world was introduced to a new breed of horror movie. When the first Scream film hit theaters it rocked the notion of horror movies on its side. It did this by dissecting the essence of the horror movie; things that we knew even on a base level and put them into the forefront of the genre. Now, after a successful trilogy... Read More

Hanna Theatrical Review
Hanna Theatrical Review   Hanna Theatrical Review
(Chris Rebholz)  4/10/2011 8:53 PM EDT
Hanna, directed by Joe Wright tells the tale of a teenage girl utilizing her unique skills to battle against a malicious government agency.The film opens in the snowy mountains of Finland where a young girl, Hanna played by Saoirse Ronan, is being raised by her father Erik (Eric Bana). Since birth his teachings and their way of life is all that she... Read More