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.

Friends With Benefits Theatrical Review
Friends With Benefits   Friends With Benefits Theatrical Review
(John Delia)  07/22/2011 3:26 AM EDT
What saves this remix from taking a nosedive into oblivion is the cast.  Friends With Benefits' Mila Kunis and Justin Timberlake are the winners here who outdo Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher in their attempt to jazz up friendship with sex in No Strings Attached.  So if you haven't seen the latter, then don't miss Friends With Benefits... Read More

Captain America: The First Avenger Theatrical Review
Captain America: The First Avenger   Captain America: The First Avenger Theatrical Review
(Craig Rogalski)  07/21/2011 10:22 AM EDT
So Captain America has finally arrived with all the red, white, and blue, or should I say black and blue.  This is the story of a puny outcast and how he becomes the hero of America, although at first he is treated as a side show attraction.  It is very interesting how the Director accomplished this -- as most movie superhero films usuall... Read More

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Theatrical Review
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2   Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Theatrical Review
(Roger Longenbach)  07/14/2011 8:57 AM EDT
As you may remember, I ripped apart the last Harry Potter movie that I reviewed (Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince).  Missing my opportunity to see Part 1 in the theatre, I had to jump at my chance to see the finale in the theater.  And I'm going to repeat what I tweeted shortly afterward here:  This movie is an emotional, a... Read More

Another Earth Theatrical Review
Another Earth   Another Earth Theatrical Review
(Marco Duran)  07/10/2011 8:29 PM EDT
Independent films rarely take on science-fiction.  Reason is because sci-fi films usually require lots of money for sets and effects.  On the other hand, having angsty conversations about your family is relatively cheap.  When the genre is tackled, I have often enjoyed the results mostly because they tend to be deconstructions or re-... Read More

Zookeeper Theatrical Review
Zookeeper   Zookeeper Theatrical Review
(Chris Rebholz)  07/08/2011 1:36 PM EDT
A majority of the time when you attend a kids movie you have a general idea what to expect, lots of literal jokes involving bodily functions, weird faces, and an overabundance of physical comedy. Zookeeper, the new film starring Kevin James and Rosario Dawson is no exception.   James' character Griffin Keyes is your typical glass-half-full typ... Read More

Horrible Bosses Theatrical Review
Horrible Bosses   Horrible Bosses Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  07/07/2011 10:55 AM EDT
There comes a time in everyone's life when their current employment makes them feel as if he/she wants to stay in bed that day and/or fantasize about plotting the demise of the person at work who makes their life miserable. This July Warner Bros and New Line Cinema film allows you to live out your fantasies with the new comedy, Horrible Bosses, sta... Read More

Larry Crowne Theatrical Review
Larry Crowne   Larry Crowne Theatrical Review
(Chris Rebholz)  07/04/2011 9:04 PM EDT
The newest film from Tom Hanks is called Larry Crowne which is about a well-mannered middle aged man who finds himself the latest person on the unemployment line and what would at first seem to be a difficult transition winds up becoming a journey into a better life.   Larry Crowne (Hanks) is an employee of the fictional mega-store UMart. He i... Read More

Transformers: Dark of the Moon Theatrical Review
Transformers: Dark of the Moon   Transformers: Dark of the Moon Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  06/28/2011 9:23 AM EDT
The phrase, "the third time is a charm" has never held more true than with this years' Paramount and Michael Bay's third Transformer outing: Transformers: Dark Side of The Moon.   Following the events of the first two films, we see Sam Witwicky as a college graduate having a hard time finding a job in society after being put ... Read More

Bad Teacher Theatrical Review
Bad Teacher   Bad Teacher Theatrical Review
(Chris Rebholz)  06/24/2011 10:02 AM EDT
In the vein of raunchy comedies, Bad Teacher strives to add itself to the likes of Bad Santa, Grandma's Boy, and Superbad. The film stars Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel, and Justin Timberlake and follows the exploits of the teachers at John Adams Middle School or J.A.M.S as the principal likes to call it.   Diaz plays Elizabeth Hasley, a woman who ... Read More

Cars 2 Theatrical Review
Cars 2   Cars 2 Theatrical Review
(Chris Rebholz)  06/23/2011 6:04 PM EDT
The first Cars film was a send up to all the road movies of the past. The film dealt with the love America has for the open road; watching the horizon stretch out in front of you, finding those small out of the way towns that remind you of an easier time in your life, and also the loss of that era as modern progress slowly advances throughout the c... Read More