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 People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story Blu-ray Review
The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story Blu-ray Review   The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  9/9/2016 11:15 AM EDT
It was called the "Trial of the Century" and it had the American public captivated for almost 10 months.  Orenthal James (O.J.) Simpson (Cuba Gooding, Jr.; Selma) was arrested and formally charged with the murders of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and restaurant worker Ronald Goldman.  Captured in a 10-hour limi... Read More

Sully Theatrical Review
Sully Theatrical Review   Sully Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  9/8/2016 11:39 AM EDT
It was any other normal day in January 2009.  People rushed around the always crowded LaGuardia Airport on their way to destinations all over the world.  For Chelsey "Sully" Sullenberger (Tom Hanks; Bridge of Spies) and Jeffrey Skiles (Aaron Eckhart; The Dark Knight), it was just another day "at the Office" in the cock... Read More

The Flash Blu-ray Review
The Complete Second Season Blu-ray Review   The Flash Blu-ray Review
(Sean Ferguson)  9/7/2016 11:13 AM EDT
Zoom! Went The Strings Of My Heart.This week out on Blu-ray and DVD is Season Two of the Warner Bros. Television & CW's hit series The Flash, and all I can say is, love is in the air! It seems as if while Season One revolved more around Barry Allen and his family issues, along with his unrequited love for Iris West, this season involves a b... Read More

All the Way Blu-ray Review
All the Way Blu-ray Review   All the Way Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  9/7/2016 9:14 AM EDT
The Sixties were a tumultuous time in this country.  Civil rights protests and the subsequent violent aftermaths popped up all over the south.  The Vietnam conflict escalated overseas and President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas.  Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn in as our 36th President and inherited one l... Read More

Urge Blu-ray Review
Urge Blu-ray Review   Urge Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  9/6/2016 3:48 PM EDT
I've been a fan of Pierce Brosnan since his Remington Steele days and I was happy when he finally got to play the iconic role of James Bond.   So when I saw his name attached to the Blu-ray for Urge I was intrigued enough to pop it into my player.  When I finished an hour and a half later, I couldn't believe Brosnan had actually alig... Read More

Supernatural Blu-ray Review
The Complete Eleventh Season Blu-ray Review   Supernatural Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  9/6/2016 10:25 AM EDT
It's starting to look a lot like fall. The air is getting cooler, the leaves will change color soon, kids are going back to school, and it is another year that Supernatural graces audiences with a Blu-ray combo pack full of last year's on-screen antics of the Winchester boys saving the world from another apocalypse.Last time we checked in w... Read More

The Light Between Oceans Theatrical Review
The Light Between Oceans Theatrical Review   The Light Between Oceans Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  9/1/2016 11:39 AM EDT
Have you ever been willing to do almost anything for the person you love? What if it meant doing something that could get you in trouble or could even be illegal?  And if you do that thing, what would be the consequences for everyone involved? M.L. Steadman's debut novel turned major motion picture, The Light Between Oceans, asks the audience ... Read More

The Night Manager Blu-ray Review
The Night Manager Blu-ray Review   The Night Manager Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  8/30/2016 10:20 AM EDT
In 1993, John le Carre (The Russia House) debuted a best selling novel entitled The Night Manager.  Twenty-three years later, the story is once again resonating with audiences worldwide as a 6-part mini-series which aired on the BBC (UK) and AMC (USA) this past spring.  With intrigue, suspense and drama oozing from almost every scene, the... Read More

The Jungle Book Blu-ray Review
The Jungle Book Blu-ray Review   The Jungle Book Blu-ray Review
(Jennifer Broderick)  8/29/2016 5:06 PM EDT
Most of us have grown up watching Disney movies, visiting Disney World, and watching all the Disney characters evolve.  Disney characters all have a story to tell, and a bright ending to their stories, and The Jungle Book is no different.This is not The Jungle Book movie on which I grew up on, which was released in 1967. &n... Read More

Arrow Blu-ray Review
Arrow: The Complete Fourth Season Blu-ray Review   Arrow Blu-ray Review
(Jennifer Broderick)  8/29/2016 3:05 PM EDT
What is better than watching a rugged, handsome hero fighting bad guys to save his city?  Absolutely nothing! In the Fourth Season of Arrow, Stephen Amell, who plays reformed playboy Oliver Queen/Green Arrow, goes up against a new villain who has arrived in Star City, Damien Darhk (Neal McDonough; Suits).   Darhk wants to control Sta... Read More