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.

American Horror Story Blu-ray Review
American Horror Story: Hotel   American Horror Story Blu-ray Review
(Sean Ferguson)  10/14/2016 8:32 PM EDT
You Can Check In… But You Wont Check Out!Last week, FX released the Blu-ray box set of American Horror Story: Hotel. Those who watch the series regularly know that each season starts with a new theme and generally uses the same cast for new characters in the new season. The big difference in Season Five is the loss of Jessica Lang, who ... Read More

X-Men: First Class 4K Ultra HD Review
X-Men: First Class   X-Men: First Class 4K Ultra HD Review
(Jennifer Broderick)  10/12/2016 9:48 PM EDT
With one of the most favorite and beloved superhero Marvel franchises, comes the 4K release of X-Men: First Class.  X-Men: First Class was a long awaited prequel in this franchise bringing us back to the origins of the epic beginning of Professor Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr.  Providing us not only the history of these two y... Read More

Blood Father Blu-ray Review
Blood Father   Blood Father Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  10/11/2016 9:52 AM EDT
Everyone is familiar with the phrase "daddy's little girl".  Usually, it is described when a dad loves his daughter so much he will do almost anything for her.   However, when dad is a convicted felon who spent 9 years in jail while his daughter was raise by three different stepdads and the daughter is a 17 year old runaway who ... Read More

The Legend of Tarzan 4K Ultra HD Review
The Legend of Tarzan   The Legend of Tarzan 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  10/11/2016 8:46 AM EDT
After the success of Disney's 1999 animated hit film Tarzan, it was only a matter of time before another live action film was made about the "King of The Jungle". After a long development process and a few different directors, David Yates of Harry Potter fame, along with Warner Bros., brought the legend to life again this summer ... Read More

Broken Vows DVD Review
Broken Vows   Broken Vows DVD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  10/10/2016 4:54 PM EDT
There are many good reasons not to cheat on your significant other.  If they find out, it could destroy your relationship, your family and let's not forget about STDs.  However, on rare occasions, it could be even more dangerous than that.  It could lead to obsession and murder.In 1987, the world got its first taste of the c... Read More

Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates Blu-ray Review
Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates   Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  10/10/2016 11:44 AM EDT
In a case of life imitating art comes the 20th Century Fox comedy, Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates.  Mike (Adam Devine; Pitch Perfect) and Dave (Zac Effron; Neighbors) are brothers who are known for being the life of the party, but when their sister gets engaged, their parents inform them that they each need to bring dates... Read More

Swiss Army Man Blu-ray Review
Swiss Army Man   Swiss Army Man Blu-ray Review
(Sean Ferguson)  10/04/2016 11:33 PM EDT
There have been so many moments while watching movies that I complain endlessly about the lack of creativity in Hollywood.  Well, for the first time, I have to admit this is not one of those films. Out this week on Bluray is Swiss Army Man, starring Paul Dano (Little Miss Sunshine, Looper) and Mr. Harry Potter himself, Daniel Radcliff. (A... Read More

The Purge: Election Year Blu-ray Review
The Purge: Election Year   The Purge: Election Year Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  10/04/2016 11:14 PM EDT
In theory, The Purge was an interesting and unique premise.  No conscience for one night.  Everything is legal including murder.  The most anyone can hope for is to survive 12 hours of madness and mayhem and for those causing it… to enjoy their freedom.  While the concept was great the reception wasn't what the ... Read More

X-Men: Apocalypse 4K Ultra HD Review
X-Men: Apocalypse   X-Men: Apocalypse 4K Ultra HD Review
(Jennifer Broderick)  10/04/2016 10:47 PM EDT
X-Men:Apocalypse is the latest in the highly successful X-Men franchise.  According to Bryan Singer, the director, and one of the producers, X-Men:Apocalypse follows X-Men:  Days of Future Past by bringing in the Egyptian scenes in the very beginning.  Apocalypse was the forefront of civilization and demands worship.  As he... Read More

The Neon Demon Blu-ray Review
The Neon Demon   The Neon Demon Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  09/30/2016 2:19 PM EDT
High fashion modeling is a cutthroat world.  As Supermodel Heidi Klum often says, "In fashion one day your in, the next day your out", and no film better exemplifies that that like Nicolas Winding Refn's (Drive) The Neon Demon.  His vision takes the modeling world and turns it into an Avant-garde horror film.J... Read More