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.

The Rite Theatrical Review
The Rite Theatrical Review   The Rite Theatrical Review
(Chris Rebholz)  01/30/2011 11:52 AM EST
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

The Mechanic Theatrical Review
The Mechanic Theatrical Review   The Mechanic Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  01/27/2011 1:23 PM EST
During the 1980's and1990's, there were two names synonymous with action -- Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone. However, the 21st century arrived, and a new action start needed to fill the shoes left by these two action giants. For a few years, it was a bit of a toss up; but the winner has clearly been names, Jason Statham. &... Read More

The Company Men Theatrical Review
The Company Men Theatrical Review   The Company Men Theatrical Review
(Chris Rebholz)  01/24/2011 9:52 PM EST
The talk of recession has been topic of discussion for a few years now. After a lot of the larger corporate companies started downsizing there was a general fear among people that many Americans were going to end up jobless. Only very recently has the job market started to take something of a turn for the better, so a movie like The Company Men com... Read More

Spartacus: Gods of the Arena Theatrical Review
Spartacus: Gods of the Arena Series Review   Spartacus: Gods of the Arena Theatrical Review
(Marco Chacon)  01/20/2011 2:05 PM EST
Spartacus: Gods of the Arena is a Starz original TV series that is a prequel to the successful Roman era Starz TV show, Spartacus: Blood and Sand.  Spartacus: Blood and Sand is going into its second season.  I did not see Blood and Sand, but I had a chance to watch the opening episode of Gods and get into a web-chat with some of the major... Read More

Secretariat Blu-ray Review
Secretariat Blu-ray Review   Secretariat Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  01/19/2011 3:15 PM EST
Horseracing is a hard and unforgiving sporting event. The horses are pushed to the limits of their endurance and sometimes beyond. The owners and riders of these animals face similar challenges in that many of their careers and lives depend on the results. The best-known race is The Kentucky Derby. It is part of an event called the Triple Crown tha... Read More

The Dilemma Theatrical Review
The Dilemma Theatrical Review   The Dilemma Theatrical Review
(Chris Rebholz)  01/16/2011 7:43 PM EST
The Dilemma is a film about two friends, one of whom happens to over see the others wife cheating with another man. Now he is caught between doing the right thing for his friend and ruining his life at the same time. Kevin James and Vince Vaughn star as Nick Brannen and Ronny Valentine, two best friends who not only do everything together but ... Read More

Archer DVD Review
Archer: Season 1 DVD Review   Archer DVD Review
(Chris Rebholz)  01/13/2011 6:56 PM EST
Animation has seen an interesting growth over the past 30 years or so. For the most part it has been seen a venue for children and as such has been geared for them. But at times there were films and shows that attempted to push past that. Anyone who has enjoyed the Pixar films can attest to the change in style and tone of animation. Most recently t... Read More

The Green Hornet Theatrical Review
The Green Hornet Theatrical Review   The Green Hornet Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  01/13/2011 1:13 PM EST
Releasing on January 14, 2011, is a film that has had many release date changes, and is long overdue, The Green Hornet...Starring Seth Rogen, Jay Chou, Christoph Waltz, Cameron Diaz, Edward James Olmos, Tom Wilkinson, and Edward Furlong with direction by Michel Gondry.   The Green Hornet, based on the 1930 radio program, follows the life of Br... Read More

24 Blu-ray Review
24: Season Eight - The Complete Final Season Blu-ray Review   24 Blu-ray Review
(Stephen Compall)  01/10/2011 4:11 PM EST
After the astounding revival in storytelling that was 24's seventh season, the onus was on this, the eighth and final season, to avoid slipping back into the dark days of season six.  It was no small thing to ask: season seven replaced most of the cast, engaged formerly dead classic series character Tony Almeida in a triple-cross, and destroye... Read More

Buffy The Vampire Slayer Blu-ray Review
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 8 Motion Comic Blu-ray Review   Buffy The Vampire Slayer Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  01/09/2011 9:28 PM EST
For most of us we get the majority of our information from the Internet. So its not surprising that other forms of entertainment find their way to this medium for newer audiences; comic books are no exception. Back in the mid 1990's Buffy the Vampire Slayer came to television and went on to become a very popular as well as successful show. Whe... Read More