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 Wild Life Blu-ray Review
The Wild Life   The Wild Life Blu-ray Review
(Jennifer Broderick)  11/30/2016 4:58 PM EDT
The Summit Entertainment (Twilight franchise, Divergent Franchise) distributed nWave Pictures production of The Wild Life (2016) is a continuation of the duo's joint venture into animation. While nWave Pictures concentrates on production of 3D/4D pictures, The Wild Life just doesn't compare to the Pixar and Disney anima... Read More

Pete's Dragon Blu-ray Review
Pete's Dragon   Pete's Dragon Blu-ray Review
(Jennifer Broderick)  11/30/2016 12:03 PM EDT
A young boy is in the car, reading his book in the back seat, out loud.  His dad is driving and his mom is helping him with the big words in the book.  Dad explains what an adventure is and then the car turns upside down and taking the little boy's world with it.   Beginning in 1977, the little boy, Pete, finds a strange fri... Read More

Allied Theatrical Review
Allied   Allied Theatrical Review
(Jennifer Broderick)  11/23/2016 8:44 AM EDT
Time travel to a world that no longer exists - where men and women fell in love at the drop of a hat and made life changing decisions in an instant.  In a world where it is truly good versus evil, love can be found in the most unique of places.  Visit this forgotten and idyllic world through the eyes of a RAF Resistance fighter and a Fren... Read More

Kubo and the Two Strings Blu-ray Review
Kubo and the Two Strings   Kubo and the Two Strings Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  11/22/2016 4:08 PM EDT
Stop motion animation seems to be a painstaking labor of love for those who attempt it.  While still incredibly time consuming, today's technology has made the process a little easier and has resulted in some amazing animation.  For Kubo and the Two Strings producers, that "labor of love" has taken five years to complete.  ... Read More

War Dogs 4K Ultra HD Review
War Dogs   War Dogs 4K Ultra HD Review
(Jennifer Broderick)  11/22/2016 10:39 AM EDT
A movie in which the Blu-ray cover states, "Money, Corruption and the American Dream" seems like it would be a movie about police force corruption, drug dealers, or strippers.  No one in their right mind would think that Warner Bros. War Dogs is actually a movie about two of our military soldiers, Miami twenty-something's wh... Read More

Teen Wolf DVD Review
Teen Wolf: Season 5, Part 2   Teen Wolf DVD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  11/22/2016 8:49 AM EDT
High school is a tumultuous time in a young person's life.  All the drama and teenage angst can be exhausting and annoying. Now imagine trying to navigate it as a werewolf.  For Scott McCall (Tyler Posey: Scary Movie 5), it becomes his new reality when he is bitten in sophomore year and becomes a werewolf.  This i... Read More

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Theatrical Review
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them   Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  11/17/2016 9:59 AM EDT
Let's face it J.K. Rowling has a knack for spinning a magical tale.   We all know her story.  Welfare mom who wrote a novel about a boy wizard that ended up captivating our hearts and spawned not only seven movies but also merchandising galore and its own spot in a major theme park.   When the Harry Potter series ended,... Read More

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



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