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.

Sisters Blu-ray Review
Sisters   Sisters Blu-ray Review
(Maureen Buccellato)  03/17/2016 8:41 AM EST
Tina Fey and Amy Pohler have once again joined forces to create another solid comedy film. Between hosting the Emmy's together, starring in films and on SNL together, this duo is unstoppable.  Their latest film, Sisters, is out on Blu-ray and DVD this week.Fey (Whiskey Tango Foxtrot) and Pohler (Inside Out) play sisters Kate and Maura... Read More

Victor Frankenstein Blu-ray Review
Victor Frankenstein   Victor Frankenstein Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  03/14/2016 5:08 PM EST
There have been many retellings of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.  There was the classic 1931 version, starring Boris Karloff, the more entertaining spoof Young Frankenstein, starring Gene Wilder and so many other movies in between. The latest twist, Victor Frankenstein, reimagines the story from the perspective of the mad scientist's as... Read More

Peanuts Blu-ray Review
Peanuts   Peanuts Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  03/14/2016 9:43 AM EST
For older generations, The Peanuts cartoon is a classic comic that fills us with a sense of nostalgia as soon as we see those lovable faces.  Based on those memories, the idea of putting together a full length film probably seemed like a good one.  Tapping into the past with a built in audience while allowing adults to introduce their chi... Read More

10 Cloverfield Lane Theatrical Review
10 Cloverfield Lane   10 Cloverfield Lane Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  03/10/2016 4:49 PM EST
Anyone who would say 10 Cloverfield Lane is a sequel to 2008's Cloverfield would be wrong.  It's more like the long distance cousin…they share a few similarities, but are very different on almost every level.  Gone is the shaky, "home video" footage used in the first movie.  No more guessing who the enemy is ... Read More

In The Heart of The Sea Blu-ray Review
In The Heart of The Sea   In The Heart of The Sea Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  03/08/2016 5:09 PM EST
Most people have heard the story of Moby Dick by Herman Melville, but most people have NOT heard the back story behind the creation of this American classic. In the Heart of the Sea, starring Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Benjamin Walker (Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter), and Cillian Murphy (Batman Begins), as well as being directed b... Read More

Zootopia Theatrical Review
Zootopia   Zootopia Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  03/03/2016 9:26 PM EST
Known for their cute, fun animated feature films, Disney takes a drastic turn with their new release, Zootopia.   Usually shying away from controversial topics, this time they delve in head on to one of the most stressful topics plaguing our country right now - racial tension.  Along with other moral messages, the film artfully navig... Read More

London Has Fallen Theatrical Review
London Has Fallen   London Has Fallen Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  03/03/2016 2:55 PM EST
For those who loved 2013's Olympus Has Fallen, this year's sequel, London Has Fallen, will surely live up to expectations. Many of the original cast has returned to make this action adventure film familiar on so many levels and enticing to fans of the original.  However, with a new director (Babak Najafi; Banshee Origins) on board, there are e... Read More

Creed Blu-ray Review
Creed   Creed Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  03/01/2016 4:29 PM EST
"You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain't how hard you hit; it's about how hard you can get hit, and keep moving forward. How much you can take, and keep moving forward. That's how winning is done." -- Rocky BalboaAside from boxing, the Rocky Balboa films have always been an analogy on life. Whether i... Read More

Gods of Egypt Theatrical Review
Gods of Egypt   Gods of Egypt Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  02/25/2016 6:30 PM EST
In 22 years, Director Alex Proyas (The Crow) has made 6 major motion pictures.  Some have become cult classics, while others were less than memorable. Regardless, one can usually discern a Proyas film, as his directing style is somewhat unique and his latest creation, Gods of Egypt, is no exception.  With sweeping visuals, reminiscent of ... Read More

The Good Dinosaur Blu-ray Review
The Good Dinosaur   The Good Dinosaur Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  02/23/2016 11:13 AM EST
The Good Dinosaur explores what life would be like if the big meteor that destroyed the dinosaurs, never made impact with Earth. What would it have been like if they were still around today and the roles were reversed, with humans being the "animals"?Arlo (Raymond Ochoa; A Christmas Carol) is one of three sibling dinosaurs. ... Read More