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.

Unknown Theatrical Review
Unknown Theatrical Review   Unknown Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  02/17/2011 11:09 AM EST
Unknown, the latest thriller film from Dark Castle and Warner Bros., stars Liam Neeson and is based on a story by Didier Van Cauwelaert.   Dr. Martin Harris (Liam Neeson: Taken, Batman Begins) and his wife (January Jones: X-Men: First Class, Mad Men) head to Germany to speak at a conference in Berlin.  However, while checking in at the ho... Read More

Dungeons & Dragons Blu-ray Review
Dungeons & Dragons Blu-ray Review   Dungeons & Dragons Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  02/16/2011 11:06 AM EST
For anyone who has been a fan of the fantasy world the name of Dungeons & Dragons legendary. It was created back in 1974 by Gary Gygax who like most fantasy lovers, had grown up longing to play in a world like Lord of the Rings. Eventually he was able to simulate that experience with the role-playing game of Dungeons & Dragons where partici... Read More

Thelma and Louise Blu-ray Review
Thelma and Louise Blu-ray Review   Thelma and Louise Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  02/15/2011 9:48 AM EST
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)  02/13/2011 8:55 PM EST
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)  02/12/2011 4:35 PM EST
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)  02/12/2011 12:07 PM EST
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)  02/10/2011 5:53 PM EST
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)  02/06/2011 2:08 PM EST
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)  02/03/2011 1:53 PM EST
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)  02/01/2011 1:23 AM EST
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