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.

Lucy Theatrical Review
Lucy Theatrical Review   Lucy Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  07/24/2014 4:06 PM EST
This week Universal Pictures hopes to breathe life into a dead summer with their new film Lucy. Lucy, stars  Scarlett Johansson,  is Luc Besson's (The Professional, The Fifth Element) latest action thriller. The premise although a little far fetched is simple. Lucy is a student studying abroad in Taipei who, through a series of mishap... Read More

Sex Tape Theatrical Review
Sex Tape Theatrical Review   Sex Tape Theatrical Review
(Sean Ferguson)  07/18/2014 8:41 AM EST
When it comes to creating a comedy, there are many topics one could shy away from, but Porn has never been one of them. In fact, if done right, it could lend to a fun and interesting story, with major complications. Zack and Miri made a porno that didn't do so well, and yet Don Jon did nothing but watch them…to great success. So why woul... Read More

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Theatrical Review
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Theatrical Review   Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  07/10/2014 3:19 PM EST
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, the follow up to Rise of the Planet of the Apes, picks up where the first movie left off.  When it starts we see the news reports discussing the spread of the simian flu worldwide and the destruction of the human race.  The movie then switches to the woods where hundreds of apes, led by Cesar portrayed via ... Read More

Tammy Theatrical Review
Tammy Theatrical Review   Tammy Theatrical Review
(Paul Kates)  07/07/2014 4:05 PM EST
Love them or hate them, you have a fairly good idea what could happen in road trip movies, before you start watching them and usually it ultimately does. Tammy, while having a little bit of originality fails to make the most of itTammy is Melissa McCarthy's (The Heat, Mike and Molly) latest character creation for the big screen.  She is a woma... Read More

Earth To Echo Theatrical Review
Earth To Echo Theatrical Review   Earth To Echo Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  07/02/2014 12:10 AM EST
What happens when you cross an alien with "The Blair witch project"  film style and the latest social media?  You get this generation's version of "ET: The Extraterrestrial" –"Earth to Echo".   Earth to echo is set up as video blog ("fount footage") narrated by Tuck played by actor, ... Read More

22 Jump Street Theatrical Review
22 Jump Street Theatrical Review   22 Jump Street Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  06/12/2014 10:40 AM EST
The boys are back in school for another round of parody comedic action fun in 22 Jump Street, starring Jonah Hill (Superbad, Wolf on Wall Street) and Channing Tatum (G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, Haywire). The first film, 21 Jump Street, based on the 80s television show of the same name, was a smash success by taking a serious drama show and making ... Read More

The Fault in Our Stars Theatrical Review
The Fault in Our Stars Theatrical Review   The Fault in Our Stars Theatrical Review
(Emily Hazlett)  06/05/2014 4:22 PM EST
The latest young adult book turned movie, "The Fault in Our Stars", will take you on a roller coaster ride of emotions. This film tells the love story of Hazel Grace Lancaster, (Shailene Woodley, Divergent), and Augustus (Gus) Waters (Ansel Elgort, Divergent), and how they come to support each other through some of the most unimagina... Read More

Edge Of Tomorrow Theatrical Review
Edge Of Tomorrow Theatrical Review   Edge Of Tomorrow Theatrical Review
(Paul Kates)  06/04/2014 8:52 AM EST
Tom Cruise ("Vanilla Sky", Collateral") follows up his 2013 sci-fi movie "Oblivion" with another sci-fi offering, "Edge of Tomorrow", alongside Golden Globe winner Emily Brunt ("The Adjustment Bureau", "The Devil Wears Prada") in a movie based on Hiroshi Sakurazaka's novel All You Need Is K... Read More

Maleficent Theatrical Review
Maleficent Theatrical Review   Maleficent Theatrical Review
(Sean Ferguson)  05/29/2014 11:29 PM EST
And I know it's trueThat visions are seldom all they seem….. When it comes to the tale of Sleeping Beauty, the previous visions are definitely not what they have seemed. With the current release of Disney's "Maleficent", it seems as if the fairytale of our youth was a simplified, one sided tall tale. Yes, as we all know, t... Read More

A Million Ways to Die in the West Theatrical Review
A Million Ways to Die in the West Theatrical Review   A Million Ways to Die in the West Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  05/29/2014 11:18 PM EST
Dubbed this generation's "Blazing Saddles", A million ways to die in the West won't disappoint Seth McFarlane's (Ted, Family Guy) die hard fans with it's abundant cursing, overt sexual references and graphic potty humor.  Co-written, directed by and starring Macfarlane, A million ways follows Albert (Macfarlane), a not so successful ... Read More