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 Dressmaker Blu-ray Review
The Dressmaker   The Dressmaker Blu-ray Review
(Jennifer Broderick)  12/26/2016 9:33 PM EDT
There are some stories of the past that are just epic. They tell a story,  they involve you in their character's life to the point where you are invested in the outcome and you don't even know its happening until the movie is over.  Finally, you let out your breath that you didn't even know you were holding.  In this vein... Read More

When The Bough Breaks Blu-ray Review
When The Bough Breaks   When The Bough Breaks Blu-ray Review
(Jennifer Broderick)  12/26/2016 8:32 PM EDT
Hollywood is full of real life stories of the husband running off with the nanny, or having an affair, and there have been several movies made similarly.  In fact, there have been movies made where the nanny becomes obsessed with the husband and it didn't end well for the nanny.  Screen Gems and Sony decided to put a little spin... Read More

Fences Theatrical Review
Fences   Fences Theatrical Review
(Brian Skornick)  12/25/2016 11:23 AM EDT
Fences based on the Pulitzer and Tony award-winning play by August Wilson as part of his 10 play American Century Cycle, tells the story of a middle-aged working class family patriarch, in 1956 Pittsburgh.  Starring and Directed by Denzel Washington (Equalizer), it features outstanding performances by the entire cast including  Denzel Was... Read More

Why Him? Theatrical Review
Why Him?   Why Him? Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  12/22/2016 10:00 AM EDT
Can you remember the first time you met your future in-laws?  Or the first time your son or daughter brought home their new boyfriend/girlfriend?  Hollywood has been playing on this theme over and over again from Guess Who's Coming To Dinner to Meet The Fockers.  The latest addition to this grouping is Twentieth Century Fox's Why Him... Read More

Sing Theatrical Review
Sing   Sing Theatrical Review
(Javier Conte)  12/21/2016 3:29 PM EDT
When I first saw the trailer for Illumination's Sing, it reminded me of a little movie released back in 1997 called Cats Don't Dance. It told the story of an optimistic cat who leaves his home to pursue a career in Hollywood. It was a tribute to the golden age of Hollywood musicals, while at the same time providing social commentary on discriminati... Read More

Jackie Theatrical Review
Jackie   Jackie Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  12/21/2016 10:12 AM EDT
November 22, 1963, was the day Camelot ended and changed the face of politics in the United States forever.  John F. Kennedy was our 35th President and one of the most beloved.  His trip to Dallas, Texas was meant to bring a divided State back to the Democratic Party.  Instead, John F. Kennedy was assassinated right in front of his w... Read More

Passengers Theatrical Review
Passengers   Passengers Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  12/20/2016 12:28 PM EDT
As long as we've been looking up at the sky and stars, interstellar travel has long been a goal and dream of the human race.  As technology has advanced in recent years, that goal seems more and more obtainable.  While not completely realized yet, we will hopefully have the ability to travel and colonize other planets in the next 100 or s... Read More

31 Blu-ray Review
31   31 Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  12/20/2016 12:23 PM EDT
Rob Zombie is synonymous with all things horror. Between his films, music, name and even his personal style, there doesn't seem to be a side of him that doesn't delve into the macabre.  Zombie has released eight films, all horror, and the latest of these releases is 31.This movie was a bit of a change for Zombie as it actually used cro... Read More

Sully 4K Ultra HD Review
Sully   Sully 4K Ultra HD Review
(Jennifer Broderick)  12/19/2016 11:08 PM EDT
Warner Bros. has been on fire this year with their blockbuster releases.  Superb actors, scintillating trailers and fantastic marketing, all paired with up with amazing directors and storylines has really put Warner Bros. at the top of their game in 2016.  Between Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, The Legend of Tarzan, Batman v. Su... Read More

Family Guy DVD Review
The Complete Fourteenth Season   Family Guy DVD Review
(Maureen Buccellato)  12/19/2016 11:10 AM EDT
Seth MacFaralane's Family Guy has seen a monumental amount of success. This show, as a whole, is beyond clever and bordering on genius. Some may think that my use of that word is a bit much, but I disagree. The intelligent and funny scripts intertwined with hysterical cutaways are what truly makes this show stand out among other adult-oriented ... Read More

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