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.

Cinderella Blu-ray Review
Cinderella   Cinderella Blu-ray Review
(Emily Hazlett)  09/21/2015 3:51 PM EDT
The story of Cinderella is known and loved by all.  Who hasn't seen the iconic, award winning, animated film?  Now, Disney has brought the classic movie to life in a live action version that begs to be treasured just as much as the original.Poor Cinderella is the unloved servant girl of her wicked Stepmother (Cate Blanchette, Blue Jas... Read More

Homeland Blu-ray Review
Homeland: The Complete Fourth Season   Homeland Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  09/21/2015 11:58 AM EDT
After a very eventful ending with the death of Nicholas Brody (Damian Lewis; The Sweeney, Band of Brothers) in Homeland Season three, we see Season four of the Emmy Award winning show picking up in with Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes; Stardust, Romeo + Juliet) in the city of Kabul still working for the CIA, but leading a series of drone strikes... Read More

Pitch Perfect 2 Blu-ray Review
Pitch Perfect 2   Pitch Perfect 2 Blu-ray Review
(Victoria L Hanson)  09/21/2015 11:14 AM EDT
Pitch Perfect 2 is the perfect sequel to the original movie, Pitch Perfect.  It is humorous, cheerful, adventurous, and creative all at the same time.  Fans of the original movie won't be disappointed as the Barden Bellas compete in the A Cappella World Championships.This new version introduces the Bellas to a new rival, Das Sound Machine... Read More

The Big Bang Theory Blu-ray Review
The Big Bang Theory: The Complete Eighth Season   The Big Bang Theory Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  09/14/2015 10:12 AM EDT
The Big Bang Theory will start its ninth season this fall, and it certainly doesn't show any signs of slowing down.  As witty, sharp and sometimes biting as ever, the show is just as entertaining as it was in Season 1.  With Season 8 coming out on Blu-Ray on September 15, 2015, you may want to take a look back at the past year and relive ... Read More

Gotham Blu-ray Review
Gotham: The Complete First Season   Gotham Blu-ray Review
(Maureen Buccellato)  09/14/2015 9:28 AM EDT
The character of Batman has been one of the most popular comic character since he emerged onto the comic book scene back in 1939.  Since then, we have seen many incarnations of Batman in print, television, and film; some comical, some dark and serious. Gotham brings a whole new dissection of his story to life.The show, which airs on Fox, premi... Read More

Supernatural Blu-ray Review
Supernatural Season Ten   Supernatural Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  09/12/2015 9:45 PM EDT
By now, everyone pretty much knows the story of the Winchesters. Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean Winchester (Jensen Ackles), are two brothers that were taught from a young age to become hunters and protectors of humanity against things that go bump in the night. Through the years, they have had many adventures and have saved the world multiple times... Read More

The Originals Blu-ray Review
The Originals: The Complete Second Season   The Originals Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  09/08/2015 4:27 PM EDT
After a very climatic first season finale, The Originals is back for a second season, exploring more of the adventures of the Mikaelson family and their tumultuous inner family relationships.When we last left the Mikaelsons, baby Hope had been born to the family, despite having  their enemies trying their best to kill the child. Seas... Read More

The Vampire Diaries Blu-ray Review
The Vampire Diaries Season 6   The Vampire Diaries Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  09/03/2015 1:58 PM EDT
The Vampire Diaries Season 6 maybe the saddest and bloodiest one so far.  From other worldly prisons, to a new witch/vampire hybrid, the supernatural dimension went into overdrive this year.  Fans said goodbye to four main characters and several new ones that didn't make it through the season.  And, we've met Salvatore's relative... Read More

Mad Max: Fury Road Blu-ray Review
Mad Max: Fury Road   Mad Max: Fury Road Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  08/31/2015 4:16 PM EDT
When Mad Max: Fury Road came out in theaters this past summer, it got rave reviews from critics and audiences.  It also became a social commentary for a pro women agenda.  It led to numerous discussions, which I'm sure almost any major film wants.  I'm just not sure it deserved some of the hype it received.  As it makes its way ... Read More

Far From the Madding Crowd Blu-ray Review
Far From the Madding Crowd   Far From the Madding Crowd Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  08/11/2015 11:34 AM EDT
To be an independent woman in 1870's England was incredibly difficult.  To have three suitors along with that independence lent itself not only to gossip but also to trials, tribulations and heartache.  Bathsheba Everdene is the woman described above and the heroine of the movie Far From The Maddening Crowd, based on the novel by Thomas H... Read More