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.

Cake Blu-ray Review
Cake Blu-ray Review   Cake Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  04/30/2015 10:56 PM EST
Claire Bennett (Jenifer Aniston; Friends, Horrible Bosses) is in a lot of pain.  Continual, excruciating pain.  Physical pain, mental pain and, most importantly, emotional pain.  She doesn't know how to stop the pain; or rather she does, but can't get enough determination together to end her life so she teeters between living a hollo... Read More

Inherent Vice Blu-ray Review
Inherent Vice Blu-ray Review   Inherent Vice Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  04/29/2015 10:37 PM EST
Inherent vice: noun Hidden defect (or the very nature) of a good or property which of itself is the cause of (or contributes to) its deterioration, damage, or wastage. Based on the novel by Thomas Pynchon, the 2014 Academy award-nominated movie Inherent Vice is available now on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD. Starring a long l... Read More

The Mentalist DVD Review
The Mentalist: The Complete Seventh Season DVD Review   The Mentalist DVD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  04/28/2015 11:27 AM EST
The award winning series, The Mentalist, ended its seven season run this spring and is out on DVD this week.  For fans of the show this short season wraps up the series with a neat little bow.  While it remains the same basic formula as past seasons, the "flavor" of the show changed by end of season six and that influence permea... Read More

The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death Blu-ray Review
The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death Blu-ray Review   The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  04/20/2015 11:36 PM EST
After the success of the 2012 film, The Woman in Black, starring Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter), it is no surprise that a sequel was to be made by the studio. Released in January of 2015, and now on Blu-ray, we now have the sequel entitled Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death.Unlike the first film, which was based on the novel by Susan Hill, Woma... Read More

Into The Woods Blu-ray Review
Into The Woods Blu-ray Review   Into The Woods Blu-ray Review
(Emily Hazlett)  04/07/2015 8:20 AM EST
Who knew the woods could be so magical? Apparently director Rob Marshall (Chicago) did when he made the renowned Broadway musical, Into the Woods, come to life. With the world famous cast, he takes you on a journey, which blows you away. There is definitely magic in these woods.The collaborative effort of the cast makes watching the extras worthwhi... Read More

The Penguins of Madagascar Blu-ray Review
The Penguins of Madagascar Blu-ray Review   The Penguins of Madagascar Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  03/25/2015 12:54 PM EST
After three movies of playing bit characters in the background, the Penguins of Madagascar finally have gotten their starring roles.  The black and white flightless birds, that have always had about ten minutes of screen time, are now the main players of the hour and a half long The Penguins of Madagascar.  With their crazy strategic... Read More

Sons of Anarchy Blu-ray Review
Sons of Anarchy: Season Seven Blu-ray Review   Sons of Anarchy Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  03/15/2015 12:01 AM EST
Sons of Anarchy, one of the most successful cable TV series ever, gave its viewers a good send off.  Unlike other series finales, it doesn't leave anything up in the air but wraps things up tightly.After viewers were left reeling from the chaos of season 6, Season 7 welcomes back the gang to try and deal with everything and put things back... Read More

Horrible Bosses 2 Blu-ray Review
Horrible Bosses 2 Blu-ray Review   Horrible Bosses 2 Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  02/24/2015 8:27 AM EST
Recently I watched two sequels on Blu-ray - Dumb and Dumber To and Horrible Bosses 2. The latter was the better of the two films, but that isn't saying much.  The aptly named Horrible Bosses 2 IS horrible and boring to boot. Once again Nick (Jason Bateman; Arrested Development), Kurt (Jason Sudeikis; We're The Millers) and Dale (Char... Read More

Big Hero 6 Blu-ray Review
Big Hero 6 Blu-ray Review   Big Hero 6 Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  02/23/2015 4:35 PM EST
When Disney released Big Hero 6 in 2014, they only slightly altered their successful animated movie formula.  Yes, it is funny.  Yes, there is a cute non-human friend guaranteed to offer mass merchandising appeal.  Yes, there is a terrible villain who must be stopped.   The only thing missing was the beautiful princess and ... Read More

Dumb And Dumber To Blu-ray Review
Dumb And Dumber To Blu-ray Review   Dumb And Dumber To Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  02/19/2015 10:25 PM EST
Lets get this out the way first Dumb and Dumber To is …well….dumb, I mean REALLY dumb. However, if you are familiar with the original Farrelly Brothers film, Dumb and Dumber (1994), you would except this. The story is pretty simplistic. After twenty years of Lloyd Christmas (Jim Carrey; Ace Ventura, The Mask) pretending to be cat... Read More