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.

Cinderella Blu-ray Review
Cinderella   Cinderella Blu-ray Review
(Emily Hazlett)  09/21/2015 3:51 PM EDT
The story of Cinderella is known and loved by all.  Who hasn't seen the iconic, award winning, animated film?  Now, Disney has brought the classic movie to life in a live action version that begs to be treasured just as much as the original.Poor Cinderella is the unloved servant girl of her wicked Stepmother (Cate Blanchette, Blue Jas... Read More

Blindspot Television Review
Blindspot   Blindspot Television Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  09/21/2015 2:11 PM EDT
Imagine waking up in a huge duffel bag, naked and tattooed in the middle of Times Square, NYC, with no memory of who you are or how you got there.   That is exactly what happens to Jane Doe (Jaimie Alexander; Thor) in the opening scenes of NBC's new drama, Blindspot. In the season premier, Jane Doe has been placed in FBI custody ... Read More

Homeland Blu-ray Review
Homeland: The Complete Fourth Season   Homeland Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  09/21/2015 11:58 AM EDT
After a very eventful ending with the death of Nicholas Brody (Damian Lewis; The Sweeney, Band of Brothers) in Homeland Season three, we see Season four of the Emmy Award winning show picking up in with Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes; Stardust, Romeo + Juliet) in the city of Kabul still working for the CIA, but leading a series of drone strikes... Read More

Pitch Perfect 2 Blu-ray Review
Pitch Perfect 2   Pitch Perfect 2 Blu-ray Review
(Victoria L Hanson)  09/21/2015 11:14 AM EDT
Pitch Perfect 2 is the perfect sequel to the original movie, Pitch Perfect.  It is humorous, cheerful, adventurous, and creative all at the same time.  Fans of the original movie won't be disappointed as the Barden Bellas compete in the A Cappella World Championships.This new version introduces the Bellas to a new rival, Das Sound Machine... Read More

Black Mass Theatrical Review
Black Mass   Black Mass Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  09/17/2015 11:10 AM EDT
Jimmy "Whitey" Bulger is a man you did not want to cross.  As the notorious head of the Winter Hill gang from Boston's South side, he was responsible for numerous murders and controlled the drug and racketeering trade in the area.  He was also allegedly an informant for the FBI for 20 years, handled by his childhood friend, ... Read More

The Big Bang Theory Blu-ray Review
The Big Bang Theory: The Complete Eighth Season   The Big Bang Theory Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  09/14/2015 10:12 AM EDT
The Big Bang Theory will start its ninth season this fall, and it certainly doesn't show any signs of slowing down.  As witty, sharp and sometimes biting as ever, the show is just as entertaining as it was in Season 1.  With Season 8 coming out on Blu-Ray on September 15, 2015, you may want to take a look back at the past year and relive ... Read More

Gotham Blu-ray Review
Gotham: The Complete First Season   Gotham Blu-ray Review
(Maureen Buccellato)  09/14/2015 9:28 AM EDT
The character of Batman has been one of the most popular comic character since he emerged onto the comic book scene back in 1939.  Since then, we have seen many incarnations of Batman in print, television, and film; some comical, some dark and serious. Gotham brings a whole new dissection of his story to life.The show, which airs on Fox, premi... Read More

Legend Theatrical Review
Legend   Legend Theatrical Review
(Paul Kates)  09/13/2015 11:59 AM EDT
London in the 1960's was a hub for gangland crime, but there was one gang that stood out from the rest - The Kray's. "Legend", directed by Brian Helgeland (Payback, Mystic River), brings the biographical story of the celebrity gangsters Ronnie and Reggie to the big screen, with Tom Hardy (Bronson, The Dark Knight Rises) playing bo... Read More

Supernatural Blu-ray Review
Supernatural Season Ten   Supernatural Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  09/12/2015 9:45 PM EDT
By now, everyone pretty much knows the story of the Winchesters. Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean Winchester (Jensen Ackles), are two brothers that were taught from a young age to become hunters and protectors of humanity against things that go bump in the night. Through the years, they have had many adventures and have saved the world multiple times... Read More

The Visit Theatrical Review
The Visit   The Visit Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  09/10/2015 11:28 AM EDT
Like some of M. Night Shyamalan's other movies, The Visit ends with a twist you didn't see coming.  I expected the typical poltergeist infestation or supernatural explanation for the characters' behavior, but what I ultimately got was much darker and more realistic.  It almost makes you wonder what sort of demonic dialogue goes on inside ... Read More



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