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.

Sunshine Theatrical Review
Sunshine Theatrical Review   Sunshine Theatrical Review
(Marco Chacon)  03/08/2010 11:38 PM EST
Sunshine is a British science fiction film showing the sun is starting to die.  A team of astronauts is sent with a massive bomb to try to reignite it. For a movie that focuses its energy on being smart, this sounds pretty dumb.  How can any terrestrial bomb reignite a star?  The answer is, "it can't", and the team knew... Read More

Law Abiding Citizen DVD Review
Law Abiding Citizen DVD Review   Law Abiding Citizen DVD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  03/04/2010 11:05 PM EST
Sometimes movies come and go in the theater within a blink of an eye. This was such the case with Law Abiding Citizen. Clyde Shelton (Gerard Butler) is an upstanding family man whose wife and daughter are brutally murdered during a home invasion. When the killers are caught, Nick Rice (Jamie Foxx), a hotshot young Philadelphia prosecutor, is assign... Read More

Alice In Wonderland Theatrical Review
Alice In Wonderland Theatrical Review   Alice In Wonderland Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  03/03/2010 7:53 AM EST
One of 2010's most anticipated films, Alice In Wonderland, arrives in theaters this Friday, March 5th. Directed by Tim Burton, this new Alice In Wonderland film has Alice returning to Wonderland as a 19-year-old, reuniting with her childhood friends: the White Rabbit, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, the Dormouse, the Caterpillar, the Cheshire Cat, a... Read More

Cop Out Theatrical Review
Cop Out Theatrical Review   Cop Out Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  03/02/2010 4:32 PM EST
Kevin Smith, normally known for his quirky comedy ventures into the buddy cop genre in 2010 with Cop Out. Two longtime NYPD partners on the trail of a stolen, rare, mint-condition baseball card find themselves up against a merciless, memorabilia-obsessed gangster...Jimmy (Bruce Willis) is the veteran detective whose missing collectible is his only ... Read More

Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Theatrical Review
Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Theatrical Review   Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Theatrical Review
(Marco Chacon)  03/01/2010 9:32 AM EST
After it was established that Harry Potter was wildly popular, one would speculate someone was dispatched to the children's section of the bookstore to see what else they could option.  Certainly, the formula is pretty well established: take a popular children's series and give it the deluxe CGI treatment and consider that your casting... Read More

FlashForward DVD Review
FlashForward: Season One Pt.1 DVD Review   FlashForward DVD Review
(Marco Chacon)  02/24/2010 9:04 PM EST
The concept behind FlashForward is that in the near future, on or around October, the whole world blacks out for exactly two minutes and seventeen seconds at 11:00 a.m. Pacific Daylight Savings Time. During the blackout, almost everyone envisions themselves at that time six months into the future -- April 29, 2010. When they awaken, 20 million peop... Read More

Amelia Blu-ray Review
Amelia Blu-ray Review   Amelia Blu-ray Review
(Roger Longenbach)  02/21/2010 8:53 PM EST
Out on Blu-Ray from 20th Century Fox is Amelia, the story of Amelia Earhart, the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic. The story mainly covers Amelia briefly before she is selected to be the first woman to fly across the Atlantic (but as a passenger).  Very little details of her life before then are revealed and are one the larger flaws... Read More

The Wolfman Theatrical Review
The Wolfman Theatrical Review   The Wolfman Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  02/15/2010 6:42 AM EST
Universal, the studio that created such horror classic's as the Mummy, the Wolfman, and Dracula are in remake mode again with 2010's "The Wolfman". "The Wolfman" brings the myth of a cursed man back to its iconic origins. Oscar® winner, Benicio Del Toro, stars as Lawrence Talbot, a haunted nobleman lured back to his family e... Read More

From Paris With Love Theatrical Review
From Paris With Love Theatrical Review   From Paris With Love Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  02/08/2010 8:46 AM EST
It is that time of year again when the studios drop all of their films that they feel will not make it during the competitive box office seasons of spring, summer or fall.  However, once in a while a film comes along that catches everyone off guard and provides the movie-going experience that patrons expect, such is the case with&nbs... Read More

Southland DVD Review
Southland DVD Review   Southland DVD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  02/04/2010 10:15 PM EST
Created by John Wells (ER, The West Wing, Third Watch), Christopher Chulack (ER, Third Watch) and Ann Biderman (Public Enemies, Hill Street Blues), Southland:The Complete First Season follows the complicated lives of the dedicated LAPD officers and detectives' lead as they take on criminals, victims and a city tainted by vice, and seething with... Read More



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