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 Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 Theatrical Review
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2   The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  11/19/2015 4:50 PM EST
Suzanne Collins' journey, which began with the publication of The Hunger Games in 2010, is coming to its glorious conclusion this week with the release of the fourth movie, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part II.  Our love affair with Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence; American Hustle) is about to come to a close, and I'm sure man... Read More

Back to the Future Blu-ray Review
Back to the Future 30th Anniversary Trilogy   Back to the Future Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  11/17/2015 2:17 PM EST
2015 seems to be the year of Back To The Future, which appeared to hit it's frenzied peak at the end of October.  From documentaries about the films to movie marathons in theaters across the country, the franchise has seen a resurgence in popularity.  Cashing in on the frenzy, specialty items from Pepsi and USA today sold out in ... Read More

Man From U.N.C.L.E. Blu-ray Review
Man From U.N.C.L.E.   Man From U.N.C.L.E. Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  11/17/2015 9:26 AM EST
I wasn't alive when the popular television show The Man From U.N.C.L.E. aired so I have no basis of comparison with the 2015 movie.  However, Warner Bros. decided it was time to make a full-length feature film that, I can only imagine, pays homage to the series.  If nothing else, it is a fun look at the spy game from years ago reminis... Read More

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Blu-ray Review
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Extended Edition   The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  11/16/2015 5:11 PM EST
After a long perilous journey fraught with ogres and dragons, our precious groups of dwarfs, hobbits, and viewers have finally arrived at the culmination of Peter Jackson's Hobbit trilogy, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.   And luckily, the extended edition Blu-ray comes out just in time for the 2015 holiday season.Last... Read More

Trainwreck Blu-ray Review
Trainwreck   Trainwreck Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  11/09/2015 3:30 PM EST
Trainwreck - a movie about a person playing the field, finding love when they do not expect it, falling out of love, and then back in. With this description, Trainwreck sounds like your normal romantic comedy about a guy. However this story has a  has a twist. Imagine the description I just gave you was about a girl.Thats right ... Read More

Spectre Theatrical Review
Spectre   Spectre Theatrical Review
(Paul Kates)  11/05/2015 8:36 AM EST
Bond is back in his twenty fourth adrenaline pumping, globe-trotting adventure, Spectre.There's no getting away from the fact that Skyfall was one of the best if not the best Bond movies ever made, so keeping continuity for the Bond 24 was paramount if it were to equal in success. Thankfully, that's the case, and Daniel Craig returns again for his ... Read More

Inside Out Blu-ray Review
Inside Out   Inside Out Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  11/03/2015 3:52 PM EST
It's another year, and it's time for another Disney/Pixar movie. This year's is entitled Inside Out, and is directed by Pixar veteran Pete Docter (Monsters, Inc., Up). Inside Out  tells the story of a little girl named Riley and her inner feelings, Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness.Through the film's opening ... Read More

Vacation Blu-ray Review
Vacation   Vacation Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  11/02/2015 4:44 PM EST
When it debuted in 1983, National Lampoon's Vacation became an instant classic.  Chevy Chase (Community) and Beverly D'Angelo (Entourage) starred as Clark and Ellen Griswold, a seemingly normal couple who wanted to take their kids on a family vacation.  Mayhem and hilarity ensued, and the film spawned two sequels.   When... Read More

Room Theatrical Review
Room   Room Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  10/30/2015 9:42 AM EST
Room. A ten foot by ten foot space.  A bed, sink, toilet, bathtub, wardrobe and small skylight to help differentiate between day and night. And, most importantly, one door to the outside with a keypad lock.  Not nearly enough space for one person let alone two.Joy (Brie Larson; 21 Jump Street) has spent 7 years locked in this room/shed in... Read More

Ash vs Evil Dead Television Review
Ash vs Evil Dead   Ash vs Evil Dead Television Review
(Nathan M Rose)  10/29/2015 4:56 PM EST
"All roads lead to Ash"Are you a fan of the cheesy, humorous 1980's movies The Evil Dead?  If you answered yes, you should be calling your television service provider to add the STARZ network right now.  Premiering Halloween night, Ash vs Evil Dead is an hour long show showcasing our reluctant hero once again fighting e... Read More