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.

Big Driver Theatrical Review
Big Driver Theatrical Review   Big Driver Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  10/16/2014 10:43 PM EST
Big Driver, The latest thriller television film based on a novella by Stephen King is coming to the Lifetime this Saturday as part of their big push to diversify themselves from their "lifetime movie" stigmata in most people's minds.The movie premise is very simple, but it works.  It tells the tale of a book author, which after a pub... Read More

The Good Lie Theatrical Review
The Good Lie Theatrical Review   The Good Lie Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  10/16/2014 12:10 PM EST
"The good lie" is when not telling the truth is for the betterment of others; "the end justifies the means" so to speak.  It's a heartfelt a sentiment especially when you know the reason for the lie is ultimately the best choice even though you know it's wrong.  The Good Lie, a new film from Warner Bros. illustrates th... Read More

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Theatrical Review
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Theatrical Review   Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Theatrical Review
(Judith Raymer)  10/10/2014 9:35 AM EST
Watching Kelly Cooper (Jennifer Garner; Alias) navigate the daily grind of parenthood, I couldn't help but feel like the inspiration for this film (as many a mother/father out there will feel when watching it themselves).  Watching her bike through traffic in a race to reach Dick van Dyke before a (mis)reading of a children's book remi... Read More

Dracula Untold Theatrical Review
Dracula Untold Theatrical Review   Dracula Untold Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  10/09/2014 11:08 PM EST
At this point in your life you might be asking why do we need another vampire movie. However, if you discount all the sparkling vampires, the 90210/Melrose Place CW vampires, and vampires that drink synthetic blood. The last true Dracula movie was Wes Craven produced Dracula 2000 back in as you probably guessed 2000. Most people are familiar w... Read More

A Million Ways to Die in the West Blu-ray Review
A Million Ways to Die in the West Blu-ray Review   A Million Ways to Die in the West Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  10/08/2014 9:03 PM EST
Quick off the top of your head how many western comedy films can you name? If you got four of them you did pretty well as the list is quite short. You have Blazing Saddles, Three Amigos, Back To The Future III, and Maverick. Now you can also safely add A Million Ways to Die in The West to your list. A Million Ways To Die in The West, written, ... Read More

Sleeping Beauty Blu-ray Review
Sleeping Beauty Blu-ray Review   Sleeping Beauty Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  10/08/2014 9:37 AM EST
The magic that is a Disney movie is truly evident in any number of the classic animated features in their catalog.  Included in this list is Sleeping Beauty, which has a Diamond edition release Blu-ray, Digital HD, and DVD combo pack.  For anyone, young or old, who previously has not purchased a copy of this film, the diamond edition is a... Read More

Edge Of Tomorrow Blu-ray Review
Edge Of Tomorrow Blu-ray Review   Edge Of Tomorrow Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  10/06/2014 10:41 AM EST
"Shampoo, rinse, repeat" or Groundhog's day on a bad acid  trip are really two of the best ways to sum up Edge of Tomorrow starring Tom Cruise (Mission impossible; Jack Reacher)With the concept of the film, Edge of Tomorrow  could have been boring repeat footage going through the same day over and over again but it luckily isn't... Read More

Gone Girl Theatrical Review
Gone Girl Theatrical Review   Gone Girl Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  10/03/2014 12:44 PM EST
Just when you think you've figured it all out, a new twist is added to the plot of Gone Girl, which once again leaves you paying close attention to see what happens next.  Based on the book of the same name, author and screenwriter, Gillian Flynn takes the audience on a journey of lies, deception, and psychological cunning played out in &q... Read More

Gone With The Wind Blu-ray Review
Gone With the Wind 75th Anniversary Blu-ray Review   Gone With The Wind Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  10/02/2014 8:43 AM EST
When you think of classic movies, a few titles instantly pop into your mind… "Casablana, "Wizard of Oz", Miracle on 34th street" and "Gone With The Wind".  The last celebrates its 75th anniversary with a limited and numbered box set, 4 disc Blu-Ray special collector's edition.    In conjuncti... Read More

X-Men: Days of Future Past Digital HD Review
X-Men: Days of Future Past Digital HD Review   X-Men: Days of Future Past Digital HD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  09/29/2014 4:21 PM EST
In our world of instant gratification, you no longer need to wait for your favorite movies to come out on Blu-ray.  While "X Men: Days of Future Past" will hit stores on October 14, 2014, the movie is already available for purchase on iTunes and other digital download outlets.  With special features and excellent video and audio... Read More