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.

E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Blu-ray Review
E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial   E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Blu-ray Review
(Sean Ferguson)  10/07/2012 8:17 PM EDT
This week Universal Studios will release Stephen Spielberg's classic "E.T. The Extra Terrestrial" on Blu-ray for the first time.  The classic 1982 film "E.T." has finally gotten the digital overhaul with a bunch of added extras that would make any Stephen Spielberg fan's head spin. Now many complained back in 2002, when Spi... Read More

American Horror Story Blu-ray Review
American Horror Story: Season 1   American Horror Story Blu-ray Review
(John Delia)  10/05/2012 9:08 AM EDT
Whether you are a horror fan or just like a mystery with a lot of gruesome characters American Horror Story: The Complete First Season has been released on Blu-ray and DVD and it's a creepy feast.  Unlike most other TV series, the show completes the story at the end of the season so it's all in 12 episodes in a 3-disc set.  Nomina... Read More

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Blu-ray Review
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel   The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Blu-ray Review
(Sean Ferguson)  10/03/2012 3:25 PM EDT
In today's economy, it's tough for seniors to survive, let alone thrive with what little funds they receive from their retirement. Well Sonny Kapoor (Dev Patel from Slumdog Millionaire) has just the solution, to outsource retirees' to his visionary Best Exotic Marigold Hotel for the Elderly and Beautiful". In Fox Searchlight&#... Read More

Cinderella Blu-ray Review
Cinderella   Cinderella Blu-ray Review
(Sean Ferguson)  10/01/2012 9:05 AM EDT
On October 2nd 2012 Disney will finally release "Cinderella" on Blu-ray. Yes, Cinderella's night at the ball will now be seen in the clarity it deserves. This 1950 classic has not only stood the test of time but inspired many generations of young girls, wishing while fast asleep. "Cinderella" plays such a big role in Disney&... Read More

Marvel's The Avengers Blu-ray Review
Marvel's The Avengers   Marvel's The Avengers Blu-ray Review
(Roger Longenbach)  09/29/2012 10:22 PM EDT
If there is one genre that Hollywood has tried over and over again, with some success and countless failures, it is the comic-book hero.  But unlike others, The Avengers is not just about one comic-book hero, but several.  Because of this, the movie is also unlike the others.  This probably explains its' wild success, leading it ... Read More

Jeepers Creepers Blu-ray Review
Jeepers Creepers   Jeepers Creepers Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  09/28/2012 8:46 AM EDT
With Clive Barker's last few films falling on deaf ears and empty seats, writer/director Victor Salva ("Rite of Passage," "Powder," Clownhouse") stepped up to attempt to fill the gap. "Jeepers Creepers" (2001) has much the same dark, foreboding tone that Barker's films possess and much the same degree of s... Read More

Dark Shadows Blu-ray Review
Dark Shadows   Dark Shadows Blu-ray Review
(John Delia)  09/27/2012 4:20 PM EDT
Crammed with a lot of cool ghouls, wacky witchery and comedic moments the movie Dark Shadows delivers a fun movie that mature audiences will enjoy.  Using Johnny Depp to his utmost bizarre performance capabilities the film delivers for fans of his past legendary roles like Edward Scissorhands, Sweeny Todd, Willy Wonka, Mad Hatter, and Jack Spa... Read More

Hostel Blu-ray Review
Hostel & Hostel II Double Feature   Hostel Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  09/27/2012 12:17 PM EDT
There are many film critics who have written about the uneven popularity of horror films. Horror films will be popular for a few years, drop off in business, and then see a resurgence. It's also fairly easy to track the trends within horror films. There is a current notion of bringing back the brutal and no-nonsense films of the 70s and we'... Read More

Raiders of the Lost Ark Blu-ray Review
Indiana Jones: The Complete Adventures   Raiders of the Lost Ark Blu-ray Review
(John Delia)  09/18/2012 4:33 PM EDT
It's time to see one of the best movie franchises of all time in your own living room.  Now on Blu-ray in a box set, the Indiana Jones series can be seen in all their adventurous glory, and in crystal clear High Definition perfect for home viewing.  If you missed them when they were released in a theater or feel it's time to revis... Read More

Lola Versus Blu-ray Review
Lola Versus   Lola Versus Blu-ray Review
(John Delia)  09/18/2012 9:19 AM EDT
Get your lady friends over for a night to remember, crack open libations and show the film Lola Versus now on Blu-ray.  Whether they are single, married or in a relationship this film spins a tale that should delight women and create a lot of sleepover conversation.  The film centers on Lola (Greta Gerwig) who within a few weeks of h... Read More