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.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules Blu-ray Review
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules Blu-ray Review   Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  07/07/2011 12:32 PM EST
The Diary of a Wimpy Kid children's series, by Jeff Kinney, has become an overnight success with young adult readers everywhere; so it was no surprise when 20th Century Fox released the first book in the series last year to cinema goers worldwide.  This year they continue in the series with the release of Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules.&n... Read More

Horrible Bosses Theatrical Review
Horrible Bosses Theatrical Review   Horrible Bosses Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  07/07/2011 10:55 AM EST
There comes a time in everyone's life when their current employment makes them feel as if he/she wants to stay in bed that day and/or fantasize about plotting the demise of the person at work who makes their life miserable. This July Warner Bros and New Line Cinema film allows you to live out your fantasies with the new comedy, Horrible Bosses, sta... Read More

Larry Crowne Theatrical Review
Larry Crowne Theatrical Review   Larry Crowne Theatrical Review
(Chris Rebholz)  07/04/2011 9:04 PM EST
The newest film from Tom Hanks is called Larry Crowne which is about a well-mannered middle aged man who finds himself the latest person on the unemployment line and what would at first seem to be a difficult transition winds up becoming a journey into a better life.   Larry Crowne (Hanks) is an employee of the fictional mega-store UMart. He i... Read More

Unknown Blu-ray Review
Unknown Blu-ray Review   Unknown Blu-ray Review
(Eric English)  06/29/2011 9:34 AM EST
Imagine, if you will, that you just woke up in a hospital with no recollection of how you ended up there?  Furthermore, you are not in your native country, your wife doesn't recognize you, and no one believes you are you.  This is the scenario that Dr. Martin Harris (Liam Neeson from Taken, and Batman Begins) is presented with in the ... Read More

Cedar Rapids Blu-ray Review
Cedar Rapids Blu-ray Review   Cedar Rapids Blu-ray Review
(Eric English)  06/28/2011 11:09 AM EST
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)  06/28/2011 9:23 AM EST
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)  06/24/2011 10:02 AM EST
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)  06/23/2011 6:04 PM EST
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)  06/20/2011 11:21 AM EST
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)  06/20/2011 9:42 AM EST
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