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.

Thelma and Louise Blu-ray Review
Thelma and Louise Blu-ray Review   Thelma and Louise Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  2/15/2011 9:48 AM EDT
Everyone loves a good road movie; two friends jumping in the car, throwing caution to the wind and seeing where life takes them. That's the general idea with the classic film Thelma & Louise directed by legendary filmmaker Ridley Scott and now finally on Blu-ray.The film opens with our two heroines living out their daily miserable existence. Lo... Read More

Cedar Rapids Theatrical Review
Cedar Rapids Theatrical Review   Cedar Rapids Theatrical Review
(Chris Rebholz)  2/13/2011 8:55 PM EDT
Ed Helms has certainly made a name for himself these past few years, first with his stint on The Office and then in The Hangover which was a huge success. Now he takes the reigns as he heads up Cedar Rapids, an official selection of the Sundance Film Festival.Helms plays the part of Tim Lippe, an insurance salesman working in the small town of Brow... Read More

The Eagle Theatrical Review
The Eagle Theatrical Review   The Eagle Theatrical Review
(Chris Rebholz)  2/12/2011 4:35 PM EDT
There are a lot of movies that try to depict what life may have been life in the early years of our civilization. The Eagle is another of those movies. It stars Channing Tatum as Marcus Aquila, a centurion from Rome. He is seeking to recover the honor of his family name by proving to all that his father wasn't the coward everyone claims he was.The ... Read More

Stone DVD Review
Stone DVD Review   Stone DVD Review
(Chris Rebholz)  2/12/2011 12:07 PM EDT
Stone is a film starring Edward Norton, Robert De Niro and Milla Jovovich, about a man who is nearing his parole hearing and attempts to manipulate the system so he is guaranteed freedom but along the way undergoes a spiritual epiphany.The film opens with a young couple who live a modest life somewhere in Midwest America. Right from the start anyon... Read More

Gnomeo & Juliet Theatrical Review
Gnomeo & Juliet Theatrical Review   Gnomeo & Juliet Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  2/10/2011 5:53 PM EDT
This timeless classic Romeo and Juliet has been told time and time again in various forms throughout the ages; however, on February 11, 2011, Touchstone pictures tells the story in a new creative fashion, with garden gnomes!   The story behind Gnomeo and Juliet is quite simple – Gnomeo and Juliet are in forbidden love, and are trying to ... Read More

The Roommate Theatrical Review
The Roommate Theatrical Review   The Roommate Theatrical Review
(Chris Rebholz)  2/6/2011 2:08 PM EDT
There have been a lot of remakes coming to theaters for a while now. Some of them have been passable and others have been beyond laughable. With these remakes there have been some movies that have come to theaters that are more of a retooling rather than a remake. The Roommate is fairly typical thriller/horror movie and for those of you who are the... Read More

The King's Speech Theatrical Review
The King's Speech Theatrical Review   The King's Speech Theatrical Review
(Chris Rebholz)  2/3/2011 1:53 PM EDT
Oscar time is approaching and that means that many studios are re-releasing movies or trying their hardest to get those last few films out to audiences before voting time. Among those films already in theaters is The King's Speech starring Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush.The film takes place in the early years of the twentieth century in Great Britai... Read More

You Again Blu-ray Review
You Again Blu-ray Review   You Again Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  2/1/2011 1:23 AM EDT
Each of us has different memories of high school. For some those are fond memories, and for others they are unpleasant. Regardless of our time spent there we eventually learn that no matter what happened, it was simply a part of growing up and we move on. This is the message of the movie You Again.The film stars Kristen Bell as Marni a young girl i... Read More

Alice In Wonderland Blu-ray Review
Alice In Wonderland Blu-ray Review   Alice In Wonderland Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  1/30/2011 6:32 PM EDT
Looking back on your childhood there are certain movies that stand out. Depending on who you are and what genre you are into those movies vary person to person. For some its movies like Star Wars, Tron, E.T., etc. but for others there are animated features that are near and dear to our hearts. One in particular that is very well known is the Disney... Read More

The Rite Theatrical Review
The Rite Theatrical Review   The Rite Theatrical Review
(Chris Rebholz)  1/30/2011 11:52 AM EDT
Every horror movie that comes along boasts that this film will be the scariest movie you have ever seen; sometimes even making comparisons to classic films like The Exorcist, American Werewolf in London, or The Ring. A lot of the time though these films turn out to be unable to follow through on their claims and you end up leaving the theater disap... Read More