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.

Green Lantern: Emerald Knights Digital HD Review
Green Lantern: Emerald Knights   Green Lantern: Emerald Knights Digital HD Review
(Chris Rebholz)  06/10/2011 9:24 AM EDT
One of the more popular comic book characters right now is Green Lantern, a soldier entrusted with a power ring that allows him to create light constructs with his mind and works to keep order throughout the universe as part of an intergalactic police force known as the Green Lantern Corps. Over the years his popularity has grown and when DC began ... Read More

Super 8 Theatrical Review
Super 8   Super 8 Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  06/09/2011 8:19 AM EDT
Looking for a good way to spend this summer?  How about watching a classic movie such as Goonies or E.T?  Or, how about watching both together?  If this sounds like a good idea to you, that is what you will get with the Steven Spielberg/J. J. Abrams film, Super 8, when it roars into theaters this weekend. Super 8 the film that has be... Read More

X-Men: First Class Theatrical Review
X-Men: First Class   X-Men: First Class Theatrical Review
(Eric English)  06/04/2011 11:58 AM EDT
The X-Men films were among the first of the comic book film adaptations that introduced the average person to the world of the comic book. The first, which was directed by Bran Singer, was a critical and box office success especially considering it was essentially one long introduction to the all of the main characters and events. Not long after th... Read More

Thor: Tales of Asgard Blu-ray Review
Thor: Tales of Asgard   Thor: Tales of Asgard Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  06/03/2011 11:11 AM EDT
While it has been highly entertaining to watch many of our favorite comic heroes come to life on the big screen these past few years, it is with animation that these characters will always have their truest life. There have been many successful adaptions of characters and mini-series over the years; Batman, Superman, Justice League, Teen Titans, Th... Read More

Rocky Blu-ray Review
Rocky Digibook   Rocky Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  06/01/2011 1:03 PM EDT
"His whole life a million-to-one shot". That was the original tagline for the 1976 film Rocky starring Sylvester Stallone as Rocky Balboa, a Philadelphia native who took part in boxing matches bot very often and wound up going 15 rounds with the Heavy Weight Champion.   This is the story of the ultimate underdog. The story of Rocky i... Read More

We Are The Night Theatrical Review
We Are The Night   We Are The Night Theatrical Review
(Chris Rebholz)  05/31/2011 7:32 PM EDT
Nothing comes without a price and that's the moral behind the German horror film We Are the Night. Karoline Herfurth stars in this film about a trio of female vampires who are living out the ultimate night life in the clubs of Berlin.   Lena (Herfurth) is a 20-year-old Berlin native who is getting by as a petty thief. Her home life isn'... Read More

Kung Fu Panda 2 Theatrical Review
Kung Fu Panda 2   Kung Fu Panda 2 Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  05/26/2011 3:07 PM EDT
The Dragon warrior is back in the theaters this Memorial Day weekend with the release of Kung Fu Panda 2.  The story takes place a little while after the first Kung Fu Panda film (2008).    After earning the respect he deserved at the end of the last film, Po (Jack Black), along with the Furious Five -Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper, a... Read More

The Hangover Part II Theatrical Review
The Hangover Part II   The Hangover Part II Theatrical Review
(John Delia)  05/26/2011 12:03 PM EDT
‘Holdover Part II' is more like it because The Hangover Part II should be in movie theaters for a very long time.  The hilarious comedy uses the same formula as in the original that got the filmmaker an amazing box office return.  The writers, cast and crew did an amazing job of bringing one of the funniest movies of the year to the... Read More

I Am Number Four Blu-ray Review
I Am Number Four   I Am Number Four Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  05/25/2011 8:02 PM EDT
Adult novels are a hot commodity in Hollywood these days, so it is no surprise that the latest hot title for children, I Am Number Four, by Pittacus Lore, is the latest novel to make its way to the big screen.   The story is quite simple and takes it cues from a show on the CW network, John Smith (Alex Pettyfer) is a teenager from another plan... Read More

Platoon Blu-ray Review
Platoon   Platoon Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  05/25/2011 7:51 PM EDT
No one movie can capture the horror of war but there are some that have come close and Platoon is one of them. Directed by Oliver Stone, a Vietnam vet himself, the movie portrays the harsh realities of combat through the eyes of a young college dropout.   Charlie Sheen stars as Chris Taylor a young naïve college student who quits school a... Read More