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.

Nocturnal Animals Theatrical Review
Nocturnal Animals   Nocturnal Animals Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  11/17/2016 8:48 AM EDT
When Austin Wright's (Disciples) novel Tony and Susan came out in 1993, it was not instantly successful.  However, in 2010, it was published for the first time in the United Kingdom where it enjoyed critical success, sparking a movie deal.  Six years later, Fashion Designer turned Director Tom Ford (A Single Man) has written the... Read More

The Jungle Book Blu-ray Review
The Jungle Book 3D Collector's Edition   The Jungle Book Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  11/15/2016 10:34 AM EDT
"Look for the bare necessities, the simple bare necessities".  We all know and love the song and many of us remember the animated film that came out in 1967.  When Disney said they were going to make a live action version of the beloved cartoon, there were certainly skeptics who wondered how they were going to pull that off. &nb... Read More

Citizen Kane Blu-ray Review
Citizen Kane: 75th Anniversary Edition   Citizen Kane Blu-ray Review
(Jennifer Broderick)  11/15/2016 9:56 AM EDT
Citizen Kane is not just Citizen Kane.  It is Orson Welles' Citizen Kane (1941).  A classic movie in which a great man dies and leaves behind a mystery with his last dying word, "Rosebud", and no one can let it rest with the deceased man.  Who is Rosebud? The greatest mystery of all movies must be solved and that is wha... Read More

Space Jam Blu-ray Review
Space Jam: 20th Anniversary Steelbook   Space Jam Blu-ray Review
(Jennifer Broderick)  11/15/2016 9:53 AM EDT
Starting out in 1973, a little boy named Michael is shooting hoops in his backyard after midnight with his father, not missing one basket.   The little boy outlines his life-play for North Carolina, win a Championship, and play for the NBA.  After all that he's going to play baseball, which is a "real" sport according t... Read More

Game of Thrones Blu-ray Review
The Complete Sixth Season   Game of Thrones Blu-ray Review
(Jennifer Broderick)  11/15/2016 8:43 AM EDT
Winter is coming" is the catch phrase of the highly popular HBO series Game of Thrones.  Many people question if the $10 million dollars or more per episode HBO spent on Game of Thones Season 6 was worth the money.  For ten episodes, that's more than $100 million dollars for the season.   The money spent ... Read More

Finding Dory Blu-ray Review
Finding Dory   Finding Dory Blu-ray Review
(Jennifer Broderick)  11/14/2016 3:24 PM EDT
We all know the story of the little boy disabled boy who proves to everyone that just because he is disabled, he is not handicapped.  Oh- wait.  It was a fish- and the movie was called Finding Nemo (Disney Pixar Films).  In the much anticipated and eagerly awaited sequel, Finding Dory brings to like the bonding of a diverse family an... Read More

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens Blu-ray Review
Star Wars: The Force Awakens 3D Collector's Edition   Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  11/13/2016 6:21 PM EDT
Ever since the Star Wars: The Force Awakens film was announced, the anticipation was palpable.  When the movie finally came out last December, the frenzy surrounding it was incredible and, even though some of the plot was recycled, it managed to deliver.  Much to audiences' delight, it fed their sense of nostalgia and refueled their l... Read More

Arrival Theatrical Review
Arrival   Arrival Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  11/10/2016 11:45 AM EDT
Your average alien movie is usually an action packed, blow ‘em up, sci-fi thriller.  Spaceships show up and kill millions of people, forcing humanity to work together to save the human race. Rarely does Hollywood divert from this formula because these movies often become blockbusters. However, Arrival is not your average alien movie.Dr. ... Read More

The Hunger Games 4K Ultra HD Review
The Hunger Games Series   The Hunger Games 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  11/08/2016 2:00 PM EDT
The Suzanne Collins young adult book series The Hunger Games was enjoyed by teenagers and adults alike and became bestsellers.  They spawned four blockbuster movies (the last book was broken into two films) and solidified Jennifer Lawrence (X-Men: First Class) as an A list Hollywood actress.  They brought to ... Read More

Trolls Theatrical Review
Trolls   Trolls Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  11/03/2016 2:53 PM EDT
Take some cute, colorful characters, mean monsters, a story with a moral and some fun songs and what do you get?  In general, any number of animated films but in this case specifically…Trolls.  DreamWorks and Twentieth Century Fox's latest animated feature hits theaters November 4, 2016, and it promises to be an enjoyable film for kids and parents ... Read More