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 Night Manager Blu-ray Review
The Night Manager   The Night Manager Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  08/30/2016 10:20 AM EDT
In 1993, John le Carre (The Russia House) debuted a best selling novel entitled The Night Manager.  Twenty-three years later, the story is once again resonating with audiences worldwide as a 6-part mini-series which aired on the BBC (UK) and AMC (USA) this past spring.  With intrigue, suspense and drama oozing from almost every scene, the... Read More

The Jungle Book Blu-ray Review
The Jungle Book   The Jungle Book Blu-ray Review
(Jennifer Broderick)  08/29/2016 5:06 PM EDT
Most of us have grown up watching Disney movies, visiting Disney World, and watching all the Disney characters evolve.  Disney characters all have a story to tell, and a bright ending to their stories, and The Jungle Book is no different.This is not The Jungle Book movie on which I grew up on, which was released in 1967. &n... Read More

Arrow Blu-ray Review
Arrow: The Complete Fourth Season   Arrow Blu-ray Review
(Jennifer Broderick)  08/29/2016 3:05 PM EDT
What is better than watching a rugged, handsome hero fighting bad guys to save his city?  Absolutely nothing! In the Fourth Season of Arrow, Stephen Amell, who plays reformed playboy Oliver Queen/Green Arrow, goes up against a new villain who has arrived in Star City, Damien Darhk (Neal McDonough; Suits).   Darhk wants to control Sta... Read More

Me Before You Blu-ray Review
Me Before You   Me Before You Blu-ray Review
(Jennifer Broderick)  08/29/2016 9:53 AM EDT
Me Before You is a movie based on the best swelling book by Jojo Moyes.  The opening scene starts out with what everyone should avoid- talking on a cell phone and the dangers that happen when you don't pay attention to your surroundings.   In the beginning, the story seems to be about a disabled man in need of being shown what life is... Read More

The Nice Guys Blu-ray Review
The Nice Guys   The Nice Guys Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  08/23/2016 8:57 PM EDT
If you are a fan of Shane Black's work, then you know he tends to combine action with comedy in his films.  You need to look no further than the Lethal Weapon series to see his genius put on display in those four funny, and entertaining, films.  Black has once again intertwined the laughs with action, suspense and intrigue to create ... Read More

DC's Legends of Tomorrow Blu-ray Review
The Complete First Season   DC's Legends of Tomorrow Blu-ray Review
(Jennifer Broderick)  08/23/2016 11:44 AM EDT
Following the path of Arrow and The Flash,  DC's newest tv show, Legends of  Tomorrow creates a new path, bringing to life new characters we can all relate to and want to be. Legends is a pure genius combination of Doctor Who, Quantum Leap, and Avengers, all rolled up in one- taking the best qualities of each of those shows and bringi... Read More

Ash vs Evil Dead Blu-ray Review
The Complete First Season   Ash vs Evil Dead Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  08/23/2016 8:50 AM EDT
For those who remember Sam Raimi's (Darkman) Evil Dead films of the 1980's and early '90's, Ash vs Evil Dead brings us back to the well loved character, Ash Williams (Bruce Campbell; Burn Notice).  We first saw Ash in the film The Evil Dead, followed by Evil Dead II and then Army of ... Read More

Gotham Blu-ray Review
The Complete Second Season   Gotham Blu-ray Review
(Sean Ferguson)  08/22/2016 10:19 AM EDT
FORGET BATMAN VS SUPERMAN!The Real DC Competition would be the battle of Gotham VS National City!  If you're looking for more than just CGI effects in a 2 hour, depressing, "my mother's name is Martha too let's be friends" fest… then you need to be watching DC on TV, because the television DC Universe is HANDS DOWN beating the... Read More

Supergirl Blu-ray Review
The Complete First Season   Supergirl Blu-ray Review
(Sean Ferguson)  08/16/2016 4:29 PM EDT
Imagine, that one day, your mom tells you that you're not being sent off to summer camp, but instead, being sent in a pod to cross the galaxy to protect your younger cousin. Sounds like the worst babysitting job ever, huh? It gets worse… your pod gets shoved off course by the planets explosion (as it kills your parents and everyone you know)... Read More

11.22.63 Blu-ray Review
11.22.63   11.22.63 Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  08/16/2016 11:11 AM EDT
Stephen King has been one of our most prolific writers of the last 30 years. He also has a knack for thinking outside the box, making us think in new and interesting ways and scaring the pants off us all at the same time.  His novel 11.22.63 definitely does the first two and a small portion of the third.Since so much of his writing i... Read More



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