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.

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes 4K Ultra HD Review
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes   Dawn of the Planet of the Apes 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  06/26/2017 4:44 PM EST
In 2011, Twentieth Century Fox re-imagined the very popular 1968 -1974 films and television series called The Planet of The Apes.  Rise of the Planet of The Apes took a different slant on the classic story and it seemed to pay off.  Once again, the subject matter was a hit with audiences so naturally, in 2014, they created a seq... Read More

Rise of the Planet of the Apes 4K Ultra HD Review
Rise of the Planet of the Apes   Rise of the Planet of the Apes 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/26/2017 4:22 PM EST
In 1968, a film debuted about a planet where human-like apes ruled and humans were mute prisoners.  The foreign concept captured the imaginations of millions of people and became a popular series spawning 4 more movies through 1973.  Then, in 1974, a television series aired but only lasted for one season of 13 episodes and for a time the ... Read More

The Unholy Blu-ray Review
The Unholy   The Unholy Blu-ray Review
(Leonard Buccellato)  06/26/2017 10:19 AM EST
Vestron Video Collector's Series has been on a serious roll this year and just in time for your summer vacation, they are releasing one from the vault.  The oft overlooked, Camilo Vila's The Unholy.  Released in the U.S. in April 1988, The Unholy took an overused premise and tried its best to squeeze some originality out of it. Wi... Read More

CHiPs Blu-ray Review
CHiPs   CHiPs Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  06/23/2017 1:46 PM EST
In 1977 Eric Estrada and Larry Wilcox were the "coolest cops" on television. CHiPs was a favorite for many and made stars out of the two young actors.  As with so many older things these days, an updated version of the show made its way to movie theaters this year and is now coming out on Blu-ray Combo pack. While nothing is usually ... Read More

All Nighter DVD Review
All Nighter   All Nighter DVD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/20/2017 10:52 AM EST
Meeting your girlfriend's father is always a nerve-wracking experience, especially when said father is overbearing and you happen to be a rather meek and timid guy.  From the moment you lock eyes you know somewhere deep down inside the evening isn't going to go well and by the end of the evening, you realize you were right. Thankfully,... Read More

Life 4K Ultra HD Review
Life   Life 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/20/2017 8:51 AM EST
For some reason, people worldwide seem to be fascinated by the idea of the possibility of life on other planets.  We are always searching for proof of organisms in space to prove we are not alone and that other planets can sustain life.  However, many theorize that if we did find aliens they may not be so welcoming and friendly as we hope... Read More

Table 19 Blu-ray Review
Table 19   Table 19 Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/19/2017 9:03 AM EST
We've all been there… the dreaded wedding invitation arrives in the mail to the nuptials you aren't sure you should attend and don't know if you really even want to go.  Somehow you (or someone else does) convince yourself to RSVP yes and make a plan to head to the joyous occasion.  Up until the moment, you step into the reception ... Read More

Rough Night Theatrical Review
Rough Night   Rough Night Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/15/2017 1:20 PM EST
In a year in which female empowerment has already permeated major motion pictures, Sony offers up its latest entry with this summer's version of The Hangover entitled Rough Night. What starts out as some harmless fun in the form of a bachelorette party winds up being a series of mishaps that creates the most surreal evening some... Read More

Cars 3 Theatrical Review
Cars 3   Cars 3 Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/15/2017 10:19 AM EST
From the minute we met Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson; Wedding Crashers) in Cars, we, as an audience, were enchanted.  He was the self-assured, confident race car with a little bit of cockiness thrown in - but hey, what else can you expect from the best.  When he loses his way and finds himself in a small town, he learns humilit... Read More

A United Kingdom Blu-ray Review
A United Kingdom   A United Kingdom Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/13/2017 12:01 PM EST
"True love knows no bounds." It's a statement we hear often in the face of adversity when two people are supposedly "meant to be together".  They face insurmountable odds that have to be conquered in order to live "happily ever after". Usually, these type of stories are the relegated to the world of fantasy but ev... Read More

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