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 Roommate Theatrical Review
The Roommate   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   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   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

Alice In Wonderland Blu-ray Review
Alice In Wonderland   Alice In Wonderland Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  01/30/2011 6:32 PM EST
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   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   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   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   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   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   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