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.

Inside Out Blu-ray Review
Inside Out   Inside Out Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  11/03/2015 3:52 PM EST
It's another year, and it's time for another Disney/Pixar movie. This year's is entitled Inside Out, and is directed by Pixar veteran Pete Docter (Monsters, Inc., Up). Inside Out  tells the story of a little girl named Riley and her inner feelings, Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness.Through the film's opening ... Read More

Vacation Blu-ray Review
Vacation   Vacation Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  11/02/2015 4:44 PM EST
When it debuted in 1983, National Lampoon's Vacation became an instant classic.  Chevy Chase (Community) and Beverly D'Angelo (Entourage) starred as Clark and Ellen Griswold, a seemingly normal couple who wanted to take their kids on a family vacation.  Mayhem and hilarity ensued, and the film spawned two sequels.   When... Read More

Room Theatrical Review
Room   Room Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  10/30/2015 9:42 AM EST
Room. A ten foot by ten foot space.  A bed, sink, toilet, bathtub, wardrobe and small skylight to help differentiate between day and night. And, most importantly, one door to the outside with a keypad lock.  Not nearly enough space for one person let alone two.Joy (Brie Larson; 21 Jump Street) has spent 7 years locked in this room/shed in... Read More

Ash vs Evil Dead Television Review
Ash vs Evil Dead   Ash vs Evil Dead Television Review
(Nathan M Rose)  10/29/2015 4:56 PM EST
"All roads lead to Ash"Are you a fan of the cheesy, humorous 1980's movies The Evil Dead?  If you answered yes, you should be calling your television service provider to add the STARZ network right now.  Premiering Halloween night, Ash vs Evil Dead is an hour long show showcasing our reluctant hero once again fighting e... Read More

Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse Theatrical Review
Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse   Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  10/29/2015 10:25 AM EST
Imagine, if you will, that a deadly zombie outbreak has plagued your city and just a handful of people are alive, trying to survive the pandemic. While this plot could easily describe the hit 2009 film Zombieland, it is actually the premise for the Paramount Pictures upcoming Halloween release, Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse.Direct... Read More

Wayward Pines DVD Review
Wayward Pines   Wayward Pines DVD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  10/29/2015 8:32 AM EST
M. Night Shyamalan, the man behind the highly successful Sixth Sense, has had a very interesting career. Early on, his works were met with awe and wonder. However, something happened later on in the game, where a project stamped with the name "Shyamalan" on it had a person take a momentary pause before they decided if it was good enough t... Read More

Paper Towns Blu-ray Review
Paper Towns   Paper Towns Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  10/27/2015 4:38 PM EST
Author John Greene is on fire.  After the huge success of his young adult novel turned movie, "The Fault In Our Stars", he brought another adaptation to the screen in July with his older book "Paper Towns".  Out now on Blu-ray and DVD, this coming of age tale offers viewers a heartwarming story with a bit of teenage an... Read More

Max Blu-ray Review
Max   Max Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  10/26/2015 10:00 AM EST
Soldiers risk their lives everyday in the field, and those soldiers come in all shapes and sizes.  When they return home, they can suffer varying degrees of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and, sadly, some don't return home at all.  No less is true for MWD or Military Working Dogs.   Max, a movie about one such dog, comes to home ... Read More

Edward Scissorhands Blu-ray Review
Edward Scissorhands   Edward Scissorhands Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  10/23/2015 11:18 AM EST
Twenty-five years ago, the world fell in love with the awkward man known as Edward Scissorhands (Johnny Depp; Pirates of the Caribbean).  As a man-made creature with a heart, but an unfinished body, he captured our imaginations.  He embodied shy innocence and unique inquisitiveness that made audiences view the world through a whole new se... Read More

The Last Witch Hunter Theatrical Review
The Last Witch Hunter   The Last Witch Hunter Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  10/22/2015 8:37 PM EST
The Last Witch Hunter had so much potential; unfortunately it just didn't live up to it.  It is predictable, anticlimactic and overdone at points. Even some good casting choices can't help salvage the tangled mess the plot weaves.  Dark, demonic and ordinary, I spent an hour and 45 minutes waiting for the big payoff that never qui... Read More

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