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.

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice 4K Ultra HD Review
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice 4K Ultra HD Review   Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  07/19/2016 9:04 AM EST
In my opinion, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is one of the most underrated movies of the year so far.  It had everything an adult action film should have.  It was fast paced, full of explosions, had a real plot and great CGI.  I can't understand why it received such bad reviews when it ran in theaters, but I for on... Read More

Ghostbusters Theatrical Review
Ghostbusters Theatrical Review   Ghostbusters Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  07/14/2016 3:33 PM EST
If you were a child of the 80's, you will undoubtedly remember the classic movie, Ghostbusters, starring Dan Aykroyd (The Blues Brothers), Bill Murray (Caddyshack), Harold Ramis (Stripes), and Ernie Hudson (The Crow).  I'm not sure why Columbia pictures decided to reimagine Ghostbusters, but for some reason it did.Dr. Erin Gilbert (Kri... Read More

The Infiltrator Theatrical Review
The Infiltrator Theatrical Review   The Infiltrator Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  07/13/2016 11:00 AM EST
It was the biggest drug bust in US history.  A triumph for the Federal Government that took down over 100 drug smugglers in the Pablo Escobar Ring.  For Robert Mazur (Bryan Cranston; Breaking Bad), it was a few years' worth of work living a double life and always being in danger.  It was also bittersweet as he became friends with man... Read More

The Divergent Series: Allegiant 4K Ultra HD Review
The Divergent Series: Allegiant 4K Ultra HD Review   The Divergent Series: Allegiant 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  07/12/2016 12:25 PM EST
Anytime there is a popular book series these days, it is a given it will be made into feature films; and Veronica Roth's Divergent books are no exception.  Allegiant is the third film in the Divergent franchise, and it makes its way into stores on 4K Blu-ray, Blu-ray, and DVD on July 12, 2016.In the film, we see Tris (Shailene Wo... Read More

Green Room Blu-ray Review
Green Room Blu-ray Review   Green Room Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  07/11/2016 10:24 PM EST
There is something very cliché about waking up in your van with your band mates in a cornfield in the middle of nowhere.  Even more cliché is when you have to syphon gas from a car to get to your next gig.  This could be the beginning of a lot of great rock drama movies; but in this case, it is the opening of the new suspens... Read More

Eddie the Eagle 4K Ultra HD Review
Eddie the Eagle 4K Ultra HD Review   Eddie the Eagle 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  07/11/2016 8:03 PM EST
It's a bird, it's a plane, It's Super… oh wait, no it's not.  It's simply a British Ski Jumper who came in last at the 1988 Olympic games and stole the world's heart.  Based on a true story, Eddie the Eagle teaches us to dream big, persevere, and to view life through "rose colored glasses". &... Read More

The Innocents (Les Innocentes) Theatrical Review
The Innocents (Les Innocentes) Theatrical Review   The Innocents (Les Innocentes) Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  07/10/2016 3:35 PM EST
As the old saying goes, "war is hell".  Of course that is true of the soldiers fighting those wars but even more so for the civilians witnessing the atrocities war can bring.  Everything from riots and bombs to lost limbs and life befall those not actually fighting in the war.  The toll it takes on anyone unlucky enough to ... Read More

Wiener-Dog Theatrical Review
Wiener-Dog Theatrical Review   Wiener-Dog Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  07/08/2016 1:31 PM EST
If cats have nine lives, how many reincarnations do dogs get?  If Wiener-Dog is any indication, the answer is about five.  Or, at least it seems that way in this case.  The movie follows the travails of a dog that is passed from home-to-home and scenario-to-scenario and, as independent films go, I've seen worse.Writer/Director To... Read More

Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates Theatrical Review
Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates Theatrical Review   Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  07/07/2016 6:25 PM EST
Zac Efron has had an interesting career so far.  He started as a fresh faced teenager singing and dancing his way in to young girls' hearts, then moved on to more serious and adult roles and now he seems to be enjoying more of the frat boy, partying, comedy driven characters.   So far this year, we have seen him i... Read More

The Secret Life of Pets Theatrical Review
The Secret Life of Pets Theatrical Review   The Secret Life of Pets Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  07/07/2016 2:10 PM EST
Illumination Entertainment hasn't made a ton of animated films, but, when they do, they typically get it right.  Great characters, good stories, terrific animation, etc. Their feature films are something to look forward to and their characters tend to be memorable (Minions anyone?).  Their newest foray into the world of animation, The Sec... Read More