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.

Mirror Mirror Theatrical Review
Mirror Mirror Theatrical Review   Mirror Mirror Theatrical Review
(Paul Kates)  3/29/2012 9:37 AM EDT
In 1937, the genius that was Walt Disney, released what was to become an all-time classic, the first full-length, animated feature film, Snow White. No doubt this was a movie that has stood the test of time and is as much loved by children and adults alike today as much as it was in those pre-war years. Fast forward to the present day, and 2012 wil... Read More

Wrath of the Titans Theatrical Review
Wrath of the Titans Theatrical Review   Wrath of the Titans Theatrical Review
(John Delia)  3/29/2012 8:49 AM EDT
This sequel called Wrath of the Titans happens to be one of those films that if you hadn't seen the first one, you may get a little lost in the plot. Not, that the plot is very difficult here, but read the following film description and you male tweens to twenties should get the idea even if you haven't seen Clash of the Titans. A decade after... Read More

The Hunger Games Theatrical Review
The Hunger Games Theatrical Review   The Hunger Games Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  3/22/2012 10:37 AM EDT
Typically, when a film is hyped up to the point of almost being a religious experience, it will fail to meet expectations; and only the die-hard fans will like a film despite its flaws.  However, this is the exact opposite of The Hunger Games, which is based on the New York Times bestselling young adult novel, by Suzanne Collins. The film... Read More

Jeff, Who Lives at Home Theatrical Review
Jeff, Who Lives at Home Theatrical Review   Jeff, Who Lives at Home Theatrical Review
(John Delia)  3/16/2012 5:15 PM EDT
This fun film comes out of left field changing wacky into wow.  The movie is called Jeff, Who Lives at Home and stars Jason Segel in a role not too unfamiliar for him.  The cool thing about Jeff, Who Lives at Home comes with the unexpected following Jeff's usual unpredictable day. The movie centers on Jeff (Jason Segel) a hapless gro... Read More

Seeking Justice Theatrical Review
Seeking Justice Theatrical Review   Seeking Justice Theatrical Review
(Eric English)  3/15/2012 9:26 AM EDT
In the gritty underbelly of "post-Katrina" New Orleans, crime is rampant. There are those on both sides of the law, and some who subscribe to neither. The levees are repaired but the heart and soul of the city is lost. Would be vigilantes who seek to clean up the streets by whatever means necessary emerge from the shadows to recruit more ... Read More

Goon Theatrical Review
Goon Theatrical Review   Goon Theatrical Review
(Chris Rebholz)  3/13/2012 8:56 AM EDT
As much as "Moneyball" wasn't about baseball, "Goon" isn't really about the game of hockey. There's plenty of tense action on the ice to enjoy, but the picture is more fascinated with the elements of violence that dominate the sport, celebrating the bloodletting and glove-tossing escalation, forming a gladiator sport... Read More

The Cabin In The Woods Theatrical Review
The Cabin In The Woods Theatrical Review   The Cabin In The Woods Theatrical Review
(Roger Longenbach)  3/11/2012 11:04 AM EDT
Much like homage to the classic Evil Dead, Cabin in the Woods is best explained as their own tagline describes: People go to a cabin in the woods.  Bad things happen.  But the movie is much more than that.  Wish I could go into more detail, but this movie is a mix of several genres in perfect harmony.  In this era of cookie cutt... Read More

Silent House Theatrical Review
Silent House Theatrical Review   Silent House Theatrical Review
(John Delia)  3/9/2012 8:39 AM EDT
What starts out as a horror flick turns into a terror mindbender in the movie Silent House.  Not a very good script and a bit too sophisticated for most fans of the genres, there's little doubt that it will not last at the box office.    Set in a northern rural lake area, Sarah (Elizabeth Olsen) has returned to her childhoo... Read More

John Carter Theatrical Review
John Carter Theatrical Review   John Carter Theatrical Review
(John Delia)  3/8/2012 9:36 AM EDT
Technically John Carter shines as one of the better films I've seen in a couple of years.  The CGI, make-up, puppetry, mixed with fine live action characterization alone is worth the watch. Melding all this technology with the amazing fantasy story by Edgar Rice Burroughs and you have an excellent movie going experience. Much like the film Ava... Read More

Friends With Kids Theatrical Review
Friends With Kids Theatrical Review   Friends With Kids Theatrical Review
(John Delia)  3/8/2012 8:52 AM EDT
It's cute, fun loving and complicated, yes Friends With Kids has all the markings of a chick flick. Yet for men the film does play well to couples, so gals grab a fine guy and drag him to see this funny little romantic comedy. Friends Julie (Jennifer Westfeldt) and Jason (Adam Scott), both single adults have known each other for years.  T... Read More