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 Penguins of Madagascar Theatrical Review
The Penguins of Madagascar Theatrical Review   The Penguins of Madagascar Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett)  11/25/2014 11:08 PM EDT
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 The Penguins of Madagascar.  With their crazy strategic missions, ... Read More

Horrible Bosses 2 Theatrical Review
Horrible Bosses 2 Theatrical Review   Horrible Bosses 2 Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  11/25/2014 10:45 PM EDT
In 2011 New Line Cinema's unleashed a movie that most of Middle America could relate to entitled Horrible Bosses. The movie had a simple premise. What if your boss was so "horrible" and destroying your life so much that the only out you had was to kill him? This fantasy was so common for most of working America that the act of living vica... Read More

If I Stay Blu-ray Review
If I Stay Blu-ray Review   If I Stay Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett)  11/25/2014 3:59 PM EDT
In the continuing trend of making popular young adults books into movies, If I Stay has been made into a major motion picture, which is out now on Blu-ray and DVD.  The novel, written by Gayle Forman (Just One Year) is a heart-wrenching story sure to make even the coldest of people feel a multitude of emotions.  You would be hard pressed ... Read More

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 Theatrical Review
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 Theatrical Review   The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett)  11/20/2014 4:54 PM EDT
How do you milk a successful book series for as much as you can?  You split the last book in half and open the movie on Thanksgiving weekend.  Mockingjay Part I is the third of four movies in The Hunger Games Series opening next week.  The highly anticipated film continues the saga of Katniss Everdeen played by Jennifer Lawrence (Sil... Read More

Into The Storm Blu-ray Review
Into The Storm Blu-ray Review   Into The Storm Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett)  11/18/2014 12:06 PM EDT
Wanna make a movie about tornadoes? Take some gung ho storm chaser, throw in a meteorologist doing "research", add a dash of "The Mother of All Tornadoes" and you have the formula for the makings of a great movie.  And it was…1996's Blockbuster, Twister.  Now, Warner Bros. has attempted to update it wit... Read More

Tammy Blu-ray Review
Tammy Blu-ray Review   Tammy Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  11/10/2014 9:59 PM EDT
I don't like Melissa McCarthy. I personally never found her funny. Her latest attempt at humor, Tammy, did not change my mind at all. In fact it only solidified the idea that I will go out of my way not to watch her films. Picture if you will a remake of Thelma and Louise, without Gina Davis, dumb downed to the lowest level of jokes possible l... Read More

Jersey Boys Blu-ray Review
Jersey Boys Blu-ray Review   Jersey Boys Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett)  11/10/2014 11:16 AM EDT
It's always a little tricky when a hit Broadway Musical is adapted for the big screen.  Devoted fans of the show often scrutinize every detail and compare the movie to the stage productions.  In the case of Jersey Boys, I don't think the fans will be disappointed.  Coming to Blu-ray and DVD on November 11, 2014, it packs all the exci... Read More

Big Hero 6 Theatrical Review
Big Hero 6 Theatrical Review   Big Hero 6 Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  11/7/2014 9:43 AM EDT
Disney just unleashed another Marvel project on the silver screen without most movie patrons even realizing it. That film is known as Big Hero 6. Yes, that film, the one with the cute Stay Puft Marshmallow Man figure known as Baymax. Big Hero 6's story centers around a boy genius, Hiro Hamada (Ryan Potter), who has been on the wrong ... Read More

Interstellar Theatrical Review
Interstellar Theatrical Review   Interstellar Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  11/5/2014 9:00 AM EDT
How to make a movie 101 – Open up a proverbial can and add a little bit of 2001: A Space Odyssey, a star studded cast, a bit of family conflict, a three hour runtime, and a horrible twist, and you have Interstellar. Interstellar, the latest big budget, big concept film from Christopher Nolan (Inception, The Dark Knight), written by ... Read More

Planes: Fire & Rescue Blu-ray Review
Planes: Fire & Rescue Blu-ray Review   Planes: Fire & Rescue Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett)  11/4/2014 9:05 AM EDT
How far can Disney stretch an animated franchise?  Pretty far, it seems.  As with most of their cartoon features,  there is usually a sequel to a successful movie.  First there was Planes and now Planes: Fire and Rescue.  The second movie will be available on Blu-ray and DVD on November 4, 2014. In this installment we ... Read More