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.

Alice Through the Looking Glass Theatrical Review
Alice Through the Looking Glass   Alice Through the Looking Glass Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  05/26/2016 5:06 PM EST
Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll is a timeless classic that has been adapted into movies, both animated and live action, many times.   Now, Disney has taken the story a step further by continuing Alice's adventures in their newest release, Alice Through the Looking Glass.  In this whimsical story through a colorful... Read More

Weiner Theatrical Review
Weiner   Weiner Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  05/25/2016 3:27 PM EST
Anthony Weiner has passion. It was evident when he was a member of the House of Representatives from New York.  It was evident when he ran for Mayor of New York City in 2013 and it was evident when he was caught in a sexting scandal... not once, but twice.  Weiner is vocal and stubborn and, at times, volatile.It's a wonder why he woul... Read More

The Finest Hours Blu-ray Review
The Finest Hours   The Finest Hours Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  05/24/2016 3:54 PM EST
In case you missed the theatrical release of Disney's The Finest Hours, it has finally come to Blu-ray combo pack this week, just before the start of the United States Memorial Day 2016 weekend.The drama, starring Chris Pine (Star Trek), Casey Affleck (Gone Baby Gone), Ben Foster (Warcraft), and Holliday Granger (Cinderella) is b... Read More

How To Be Single Blu-ray Review
How To Be Single   How To Be Single Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  05/24/2016 1:31 PM EST
How to Be Single, the comedy starring Dakota Johnson (Fifty Shades of Gray), Rebel Wilson (Pitch Perfect), Leslie Mann (This Is 40) and Alison Brie (Community), makes its way to the home theater market this week with the release of the Blu-ray.Based on the book by Liz Tuccillo, How to Be Single focuses on four woman and their li... Read More

Deadpool 4K Ultra HD Review
Deadpool   Deadpool 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  05/22/2016 11:59 AM EST
Until earlier this year, Deadpool was just known to the legion of die hard comic book fans around the world. However, In February of 2016 the general public was introduced to the "Merc with a Mouth" and the world has never been the same.In case you haven't heard of Deadpool before, he is nothing like any other superhero you have ever ... Read More

Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising Theatrical Review
Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising   Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  05/19/2016 5:17 PM EST
Crude, rude, obnoxious and offensive are all accurate adjectives to describe Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising.  As if the first film wasn't awful, yet funny enough, the second continues in the same vein of sophomoric frat humor.  While not quite as good as the first one, the sequel will remind viewers of all of the things they liked about... Read More

The Nice Guys Theatrical Review
The Nice Guys   The Nice Guys Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  05/19/2016 2:17 PM EST
Writer/Director Shane Black (Kiss Kiss Bang Bang) is known for his spy/police/private investigator stories with two males as the lead characters.  His writing is often funny, wry and, at times, sophomoric.  Luckily, his latest work, The Nice Guys, serves up more of this same formula that has worked so well for him in the past.Holland Marc... Read More

The Witch Blu-ray Review
The Witch   The Witch Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  05/16/2016 11:38 PM EST
While The Witch garnered critical acclaim when it debuted in theaters in February of this year, it was met with less than enthusiastic audience ratings.  After having viewed the movie, I have been contemplating it, and the more I separate myself from the film, the more I can see how it would be praised form a cine... Read More

Money Monster Theatrical Review
Money Monster   Money Monster Theatrical Review
(Judith Raymer)  05/12/2016 11:02 AM EST
I was a little apprehensive about tackling this one... having George Clooney and Julia Roberts in the same flick.  There are exceptions, but the good majority of their films are vehicles for box office draws.  Even their serious work can come off as a polished Hollywood tale wrapped with that film gift bow (read: guaranteed money maker).&... Read More

Joy Blu-ray Review
Joy   Joy Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  05/10/2016 4:41 PM EST
Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games), Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook), and Robert DeNiro (The Intern) have teamed up several times on film in the last few years.  Their latest venture is a semi-true story about a down-on-her-luck single mother who invents a new way to mop the floor.... Read More