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 Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Blu-ray Review
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Extended Edition   The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  11/16/2015 5:11 PM EDT
After a long perilous journey fraught with ogres and dragons, our precious groups of dwarfs, hobbits, and viewers have finally arrived at the culmination of Peter Jackson's Hobbit trilogy, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.   And luckily, the extended edition Blu-ray comes out just in time for the 2015 holiday season.Last... Read More

Trainwreck Blu-ray Review
Trainwreck   Trainwreck Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  11/09/2015 3:30 PM EDT
Trainwreck - a movie about a person playing the field, finding love when they do not expect it, falling out of love, and then back in. With this description, Trainwreck sounds like your normal romantic comedy about a guy. However this story has a  has a twist. Imagine the description I just gave you was about a girl.Thats right ... Read More

Inside Out Blu-ray Review
Inside Out   Inside Out Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  11/03/2015 3:52 PM EDT
It's another year, and it's time for another Disney/Pixar movie. This year's is entitled Inside Out, and is directed by Pixar veteran Pete Docter (Monsters, Inc., Up). Inside Out  tells the story of a little girl named Riley and her inner feelings, Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness.Through the film's opening ... Read More

Vacation Blu-ray Review
Vacation   Vacation Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  11/02/2015 4:44 PM EDT
When it debuted in 1983, National Lampoon's Vacation became an instant classic.  Chevy Chase (Community) and Beverly D'Angelo (Entourage) starred as Clark and Ellen Griswold, a seemingly normal couple who wanted to take their kids on a family vacation.  Mayhem and hilarity ensued, and the film spawned two sequels.   When... Read More

Paper Towns Blu-ray Review
Paper Towns   Paper Towns Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  10/27/2015 4:38 PM EDT
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   Max Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  10/26/2015 10:00 AM EDT
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   Edward Scissorhands Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  10/23/2015 11:18 AM EDT
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   The Following Blu-ray Review
(Sean Ferguson)  10/19/2015 8:00 PM EDT
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   Home Alone Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  10/19/2015 11:16 AM EDT
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

American Horror Story Blu-ray Review
American Horror Story: Freak Show   American Horror Story Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  10/15/2015 8:42 AM EDT
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