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.

Prom Theatrical Review
Prom Theatrical Review   Prom Theatrical Review
(Maureen Buccellato)  04/28/2011 9:34 AM EST
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)  04/28/2011 9:08 AM EST
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)  04/23/2011 9:54 PM EST
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)  04/17/2011 9:53 AM EST
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)  04/15/2011 9:55 AM EST
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)  04/15/2011 9:17 AM EST
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)  04/15/2011 8:36 AM EST
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)  04/10/2011 8:53 PM EST
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

Arthur Theatrical Review
Arthur Theatrical Review   Arthur Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  04/07/2011 4:16 PM EST
Back in 1981, an eclectic movie, entitled Arthur, was unleashed on the unsuspecting public, starting Dudley Moore, Liza Minnelli, and John Gielgud.  The film went on to enjoy huge success.  Thus, it was only a matter of time until a remake was created, and that just happened to happen in the spring of 2011, by Warner Bros studios.   ... Read More

Tron Legacy Blu-ray Review
Tron Legacy Blu-ray Review   Tron Legacy Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  04/06/2011 11:06 AM EST
For years now, fans of the movie, Tron, have been literally screaming for a sequel to the 1980's hit film.  Finally, after many years of waiting (and not always patiently), news came out of a sequel in the works.  It was at the San Diego Comic Con that footage was released for a possible Tron sequel. Fans went absolutely wild for it, ... Read More