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.

My Little Pony: The Movie Blu-ray Review
My Little Pony: The Movie   My Little Pony: The Movie Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  01/09/2018 8:55 AM EDT
In 1986 Hasbro toys decided to make a television series based on one of their popular toys – My Little Pony.  The show lasted two seasons but merchandising continued to sell for some years after.  Then in 1992, we got another version called My Little Pony Tales that had 26 episodes.  Almost 20 years later My Little Pony: Friend... Read More

Killing Gunther Blu-ray Review
Killing Gunther   Killing Gunther Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  01/02/2018 11:57 AM EDT
Killing Gunther. Is it an action film, is it a comedy, is it the latest film to showcase the amazing talent of Arnold Schwarzenegger? Unfortunately, it is none of these things.So what exactly is Killing Gunther? In short, the movie is a "mockumentary" told through the eyes of the world of contract killers as they band together t... Read More

Stronger Blu-ray Review
Stronger   Stronger Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  12/19/2017 10:03 AM EDT
In April of 2013, the landscape of Boston and the marathon were changed forever. A simple act of terrorism rocked the city and the Boston Athletic Association to its very core and kept the world waiting with bated breath as the drama unfolded. On that day at 2:49 pm, two homemade bombs exploded near the finish line of the race killing three people,... Read More

Victoria & Abdul Blu-ray Review
Victoria & Abdul   Victoria & Abdul Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  12/18/2017 9:54 AM EDT
Queen Victoria (Judi Dench; Skyfall) was known for being cantankerous and mean especially as she aged so it's interesting that later in her life she found an unlikely friendship in a poor young man from India.  Their relationship became a thorn in the side of the British Empire and her household staff but she obviously didn't care and as the Q... Read More

Home Again Blu-ray Review
Home Again   Home Again Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  12/12/2017 11:18 AM EDT
As former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stated, "It takes a village to raise a child" and it certainly seems that way in Reese Witherspoon's (Walk the Line) latest romantic comedy, Home Again.  While the concept is only one part of the plot, it seems to be a fairly significant part and one of the reasons three young men are... Read More

Game of Thrones Blu-ray Review
Game of Thrones: The Complete Seventh Season   Game of Thrones Blu-ray Review
(Jennifer Broderick)  12/12/2017 10:02 AM EDT
Season Seven means only seven episodes of the highly acclaimed and much-anticipated Game of Thrones and with only one more season announced, Season Seven is one to revel in and absorb every single detail because as the catchphrase of this protolithic series has changed, so has changed the Game for the Iron Throne. "Winter is here" and the... Read More

Wind River Blu-ray Review
Wind River   Wind River Blu-ray Review
(Kaileigh Etheridge)  11/14/2017 11:36 AM EDT
Wind River takes place on a tight-knit Indian Reservation called Wind River where we are introduced to Cory Lambert (Jeremy Renner; The Bourne Legacy), a wildlife officer and outdoor aficionado. While out tracking, he discovers a frozen teenage girl lying in the snow.  She is bloodied and barefoot, so it is assume... Read More

Preacher Blu-ray Review
Preacher: The Complete Second Season   Preacher Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  11/13/2017 4:13 PM EDT
In the ever-growing world of graphic novels turned movie/television shows, AMC's Preacher is well on its way to Season 3 in 2018 and Season 2 out for release on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital download this week.  The Seth Rogen/Evan Goldberg run production continued to delight fans this year with a "road trip" and the same snarky... Read More

Patti Cake$ Blu-ray Review
Patti Cake$   Patti Cake$ Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  11/13/2017 10:22 AM EDT
Patti Cakes, Patti Cakes, bakers…this isn't that kind of movie.  When one hears the term "patty cake", we generally think of the beloved children's game and hear that song running through our head.  In this case, Patti Cake$ takes on a whole new meaning as it is a nickname Patricia Dombrowski's (Danielle Macdona... Read More

Home Alone 2: Lost in New York Blu-ray Review
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York   Home Alone 2: Lost in New York Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  11/10/2017 11:39 AM EDT
It's hard to believe that it was twenty-five years ago that Kate (Catherine O'Hara; Frankenweenie) and Peter (John Heard; Big) McCallister lost track of their son Kevin (Macaulay Culkin; My Girl) for the second time in two years as the family went on vacation.  I mean…really!?!  Who forgets their ki... Read More

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