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 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

Mike Tyson Mysteries DVD Review
Mike Tyson Mysteries: The Compete First Season   Mike Tyson Mysteries DVD Review
(Maureen Buccellato)  10/19/2015 10:30 AM EDT
Mike Tyson Mysteries: The Complete First Season, is available from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on DVD Tuesday, October 20, and it's a show that is not to be missed.In Mike Tyson Mysteries, a new animated adult comedy series from Warner Bros. Animation, Mike Tyson takes the fight from the boxing ring to the streets … by solving myster... 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

Aladdin Blu-ray Review
Aladdin   Aladdin Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  10/13/2015 11:23 AM EDT
It's hard to imagine that Aladdin came out 25 years ago.  I can't believe I'm actually that old!!!  Alas, it's true, and to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the movie, Disney is releasing it on Blu-ray this month.  The long awaited Diamond edition set will surely be embraced by so many who know and love the film, and are eager to sh... Read More

Spy Blu-ray Review
Spy   Spy Blu-ray Review
(Sean Ferguson)  10/13/2015 10:12 AM EDT
You Don't Only Laugh Twice Earlier this year, 20th Century Fox released its summer blockbuster comedy "Spy" in theaters. While it only drew in $110 million and change domestically, "Spy" banked in $236.5 million worldwide making this little $65 million comedy worth its weight in goooooooooold! If you haven't go... Read More

San Andreas Blu-ray Review
San Andreas   San Andreas Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  10/12/2015 2:05 PM EDT
It's a well-circulated idea that at some point California is going to break off and fall into the ocean.  It sits on top of a highly unstable fault line that could shift at any moment and create a catastrophic earthquake, leveling whole cities.  Warner Bros. explores this exact possibility in the Movie San Andreas.  Coming out on Blu... Read More

The Gallows Blu-ray Review
The Gallows   The Gallows Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  10/12/2015 11:50 AM EDT
The Gallows is the latest in a long line of newer horror films that uses the "raw footage" technique to convince the audience they are watching real life events.  As one of the productions under the Blum House juggernaut (in conjunction with Warner Bros.), the movie has to live up to its brethren, such as the likes of Paranormal Acti... Read More

Tomorrowland Blu-ray Review
Tomorrowland   Tomorrowland Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  10/12/2015 10:29 AM EDT
"If we can dream it, we can do it", the line made famous by the now retired Horizons attraction at Epcot in Walt Disney World, perfectly sums up the message of hope that the new film, Tomorrowland, tries  to convey it's audience.Tomorrowland, written/directed by Brad Bird (Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, The In... Read More

Poltergeist Blu-ray Review
Poltergeist   Poltergeist Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  10/11/2015 10:59 AM EDT
It is the golden age of remakes in Hollywood these days, and next up in the remake playbook is the recreation of the 1982 smash horror hit Poltergeist from producer Sam Raimi (Evil Dead, Spider-man) and director Gil Kenan (City of Ember, Monster House).While not a direct word-for-word remake of the original film, Poltergeist fol... Read More



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