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.

Paper Towns Blu-ray Review
Paper Towns Blu-ray Review   Paper Towns Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  10/27/2015 4:38 PM EST
Author John Greene is on fire.  After the huge success of his young adult novel turned movie, "The Fault In Our Stars", he brought another adaptation to the screen in July with his older book "Paper Towns".  Out now on Blu-ray and DVD, this coming of age tale offers viewers a heartwarming story with a bit of teenage an... Read More

Max Blu-ray Review
Max Blu-ray Review   Max Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  10/26/2015 10:00 AM EST
Soldiers risk their lives everyday in the field, and those soldiers come in all shapes and sizes.  When they return home, they can suffer varying degrees of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and, sadly, some don't return home at all.  No less is true for MWD or Military Working Dogs.   Max, a movie about one such dog, comes to home ... Read More

Edward Scissorhands Blu-ray Review
Edward Scissorhands Blu-ray Review   Edward Scissorhands Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  10/23/2015 11:18 AM EST
Twenty-five years ago, the world fell in love with the awkward man known as Edward Scissorhands (Johnny Depp; Pirates of the Caribbean).  As a man-made creature with a heart, but an unfinished body, he captured our imaginations.  He embodied shy innocence and unique inquisitiveness that made audiences view the world through a whole new se... Read More

The Following Blu-ray Review
The Following: The Complete Third Season Blu-ray Review   The Following Blu-ray Review
(Sean Ferguson)  10/19/2015 8:00 PM EST
The Life of RyanWhen it comes to ending a series, I have found that not many directors, writers, or really anyone, has the formula to give the perfect ending that will make fans of the series happy. The real quest, these days, is to create an ending good enough for the audience to accept it, and leave it open enough just in case any network might d... Read More

Home Alone Blu-ray Review
Home Alone Ultimate Collector's Edition Blu-ray Review   Home Alone Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  10/19/2015 11:16 AM EST
As a parent, I can't imagine how you forget one of your kids, but, then again, as a parent frantically running around, I can. Every parent's nightmare is every kid's dream. The scenario hilariously brought to life in the Home Alone series is coming back this holiday season, beautifully packaged in a decorative paint can.The McCallister ... Read More

Mike Tyson Mysteries DVD Review
Mike Tyson Mysteries: The Compete First Season DVD Review   Mike Tyson Mysteries DVD Review
(Maureen Buccellato)  10/19/2015 10:30 AM EST
Mike Tyson Mysteries: The Complete First Season, is available from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on DVD Tuesday, October 20, and it's a show that is not to be missed.In Mike Tyson Mysteries, a new animated adult comedy series from Warner Bros. Animation, Mike Tyson takes the fight from the boxing ring to the streets … by solving myster... Read More

American Horror Story Blu-ray Review
American Horror Story: Freak Show Blu-ray Review   American Horror Story Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  10/15/2015 8:42 AM EST
Since it's inception, American Horror Story has used each season to tell a new story. With season four, American Horror Story decided to delve into the true-life anomalies in our world with American Horror Story: Freak Show.American Horror Story: Freak Show is set in Jupiter, Florida in 1952, and follows the lives of a troup... Read More

Aladdin Blu-ray Review
Aladdin Blu-ray Review   Aladdin Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  10/13/2015 11:23 AM EST
It's hard to imagine that Aladdin came out 25 years ago.  I can't believe I'm actually that old!!!  Alas, it's true, and to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the movie, Disney is releasing it on Blu-ray this month.  The long awaited Diamond edition set will surely be embraced by so many who know and love the film, and are eager to sh... Read More

Spy Blu-ray Review
Spy Blu-ray Review   Spy Blu-ray Review
(Sean Ferguson)  10/13/2015 10:12 AM EST
You Don't Only Laugh Twice Earlier this year, 20th Century Fox released its summer blockbuster comedy "Spy" in theaters. While it only drew in $110 million and change domestically, "Spy" banked in $236.5 million worldwide making this little $65 million comedy worth its weight in goooooooooold! If you haven't go... Read More

San Andreas Blu-ray Review
San Andreas Blu-ray Review   San Andreas Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  10/12/2015 2:05 PM EST
It's a well-circulated idea that at some point California is going to break off and fall into the ocean.  It sits on top of a highly unstable fault line that could shift at any moment and create a catastrophic earthquake, leveling whole cities.  Warner Bros. explores this exact possibility in the Movie San Andreas.  Coming out on Blu... Read More