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 Lego Movie Blu-ray Review
The Lego Movie Blu-ray Review   The Lego Movie Blu-ray Review
(Sean Ferguson)  6/17/2014 8:45 AM EDT
My fellow Master Builders, this week Warner Brother will release "The Lego Movie" in a special "Everything is Awesome Edition" Somebody cue the music! Everything is awesomeEverything is cool when you're part of a teamEverything is awesome, when we're living our dream If you haven't seen "The Lego Movie&quo... Read More

Non-Stop Blu-ray Review
Non-Stop Blu-ray Review   Non-Stop Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  6/13/2014 11:03 AM EDT
Liam Neeson (Taken, A Million Ways To Die In The West) plays Federal air Marshal William Marks in the Blu-ray release of Non-Stop, an action thriller that will keep you guessing for most of the hour and forty five minute running time.  While the film feeds into our fears in a post 9/11 world, for Agent Marks, it's just another day at the offic... Read More

Alexander Blu-ray Review
Alexander, The Ultimate Cut (10th Anniversary Edition) Blu-ray Review   Alexander Blu-ray Review
(Michelle Koesten)  6/13/2014 10:15 AM EDT
Historically, most of us are familiar with the name Alexander the Great.  Having succeeded his father to the throne at age twenty, he fought battles for power and control from his Greek kingdom of Macedonia throughout Persia,  Egypt and Asia, creating one of the largest empires in ancient times.One of the latest movies about him, made by ... Read More

22 Jump Street Theatrical Review
22 Jump Street Theatrical Review   22 Jump Street Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  6/12/2014 10:40 AM EDT
The boys are back in school for another round of parody comedic action fun in 22 Jump Street, starring Jonah Hill (Superbad, Wolf on Wall Street) and Channing Tatum (G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, Haywire). The first film, 21 Jump Street, based on the 80s television show of the same name, was a smash success by taking a serious drama show and making ... Read More

Robocop Blu-ray Review
Robocop Blu-ray Review   Robocop Blu-ray Review
(Marco Chacon)  6/9/2014 4:20 PM EDT
Remakes of classic science fiction movies are usually more hit than miss because good science fiction manages a timelessness that doesn't demand a remake. Yes, special effects have come a long way—but leaving out the added stuff, did the refresh of Star Wars really help it? I don't think so. The original took us to a galaxy far, far away... Read More

The Fault in Our Stars Theatrical Review
The Fault in Our Stars Theatrical Review   The Fault in Our Stars Theatrical Review
(Emily Hazlett)  6/5/2014 4:22 PM EDT
The latest young adult book turned movie, "The Fault in Our Stars", will take you on a roller coaster ride of emotions. This film tells the love story of Hazel Grace Lancaster, (Shailene Woodley, Divergent), and Augustus (Gus) Waters (Ansel Elgort, Divergent), and how they come to support each other through some of the most unimagina... Read More

Notes on A Scandal Blu-ray Review
Notes on A Scandal Blu-ray Review   Notes on A Scandal Blu-ray Review
(Michelle Koesten)  6/4/2014 12:11 PM EDT
Notes on a Scandal is a 2006 movie starring powerhouses Judy Dench and Cate Blanchett. The film is based on the novel, What Was She Thinking: Notes on a Scandal by Zoe Heller. Also starring in the film is Bill Nighy as Cate Blanchett's husband.In an age of scandal amongst teachers—think Mary Kay Letourneau and Debra Lafave—we ... Read More

Edge Of Tomorrow Theatrical Review
Edge Of Tomorrow Theatrical Review   Edge Of Tomorrow Theatrical Review
(Paul Kates)  6/4/2014 8:52 AM EDT
Tom Cruise ("Vanilla Sky", Collateral") follows up his 2013 sci-fi movie "Oblivion" with another sci-fi offering, "Edge of Tomorrow", alongside Golden Globe winner Emily Brunt ("The Adjustment Bureau", "The Devil Wears Prada") in a movie based on Hiroshi Sakurazaka's novel All You Need Is K... Read More

Maleficent Theatrical Review
Maleficent Theatrical Review   Maleficent Theatrical Review
(Sean Ferguson)  5/29/2014 11:29 PM EDT
And I know it's trueThat visions are seldom all they seem….. When it comes to the tale of Sleeping Beauty, the previous visions are definitely not what they have seemed. With the current release of Disney's "Maleficent", it seems as if the fairytale of our youth was a simplified, one sided tall tale. Yes, as we all know, t... Read More

A Million Ways to Die in the West Theatrical Review
A Million Ways to Die in the West Theatrical Review   A Million Ways to Die in the West Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  5/29/2014 11:18 PM EDT
Dubbed this generation's "Blazing Saddles", A million ways to die in the West won't disappoint Seth McFarlane's (Ted, Family Guy) die hard fans with it's abundant cursing, overt sexual references and graphic potty humor.  Co-written, directed by and starring Macfarlane, A million ways follows Albert (Macfarlane), a not so successful ... Read More