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.

I Am Number Four Theatrical Review
I Am Number Four   I Am Number Four Theatrical Review
(Chris Rebholz)  02/19/2011 10:41 AM EDT
Michael Bay certainly knows how to make an action movie; his newest film I Am Number Four is a perfect example of large special effects and straight-forward acting. The film stars newcomer Alex Pettyfer as a young boy on the run from a monstrous enemy who seeks only his death.   The film opens on a forest at night and two people trying their b... Read More

Unknown Theatrical Review
Unknown   Unknown Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  02/17/2011 11:09 AM EDT
Unknown, the latest thriller film from Dark Castle and Warner Bros., stars Liam Neeson and is based on a story by Didier Van Cauwelaert.   Dr. Martin Harris (Liam Neeson: Taken, Batman Begins) and his wife (January Jones: X-Men: First Class, Mad Men) head to Germany to speak at a conference in Berlin.  However, while checking in at the ho... Read More

Cedar Rapids Theatrical Review
Cedar Rapids   Cedar Rapids Theatrical Review
(Chris Rebholz)  02/13/2011 8:55 PM EDT
Ed Helms has certainly made a name for himself these past few years, first with his stint on The Office and then in The Hangover which was a huge success. Now he takes the reigns as he heads up Cedar Rapids, an official selection of the Sundance Film Festival.Helms plays the part of Tim Lippe, an insurance salesman working in the small town of Brow... Read More

The Eagle Theatrical Review
The Eagle   The Eagle Theatrical Review
(Chris Rebholz)  02/12/2011 4:35 PM EDT
There are a lot of movies that try to depict what life may have been life in the early years of our civilization. The Eagle is another of those movies. It stars Channing Tatum as Marcus Aquila, a centurion from Rome. He is seeking to recover the honor of his family name by proving to all that his father wasn't the coward everyone claims he was.The ... Read More

Gnomeo & Juliet Theatrical Review
Gnomeo & Juliet   Gnomeo & Juliet Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  02/10/2011 5:53 PM EDT
This timeless classic Romeo and Juliet has been told time and time again in various forms throughout the ages; however, on February 11, 2011, Touchstone pictures tells the story in a new creative fashion, with garden gnomes!   The story behind Gnomeo and Juliet is quite simple – Gnomeo and Juliet are in forbidden love, and are trying to ... Read More

The Roommate Theatrical Review
The Roommate   The Roommate Theatrical Review
(Chris Rebholz)  02/06/2011 2:08 PM EDT
There have been a lot of remakes coming to theaters for a while now. Some of them have been passable and others have been beyond laughable. With these remakes there have been some movies that have come to theaters that are more of a retooling rather than a remake. The Roommate is fairly typical thriller/horror movie and for those of you who are the... Read More

The King's Speech Theatrical Review
The King's Speech   The King's Speech Theatrical Review
(Chris Rebholz)  02/03/2011 1:53 PM EDT
Oscar time is approaching and that means that many studios are re-releasing movies or trying their hardest to get those last few films out to audiences before voting time. Among those films already in theaters is The King's Speech starring Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush.The film takes place in the early years of the twentieth century in Great Britai... Read More

The Rite Theatrical Review
The Rite   The Rite Theatrical Review
(Chris Rebholz)  01/30/2011 11:52 AM EDT
Every horror movie that comes along boasts that this film will be the scariest movie you have ever seen; sometimes even making comparisons to classic films like The Exorcist, American Werewolf in London, or The Ring. A lot of the time though these films turn out to be unable to follow through on their claims and you end up leaving the theater disap... Read More

The Mechanic Theatrical Review
The Mechanic   The Mechanic Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  01/27/2011 1:23 PM EDT
During the 1980's and1990's, there were two names synonymous with action -- Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone. However, the 21st century arrived, and a new action start needed to fill the shoes left by these two action giants. For a few years, it was a bit of a toss up; but the winner has clearly been names, Jason Statham. &... Read More

The Company Men Theatrical Review
The Company Men   The Company Men Theatrical Review
(Chris Rebholz)  01/24/2011 9:52 PM EDT
The talk of recession has been topic of discussion for a few years now. After a lot of the larger corporate companies started downsizing there was a general fear among people that many Americans were going to end up jobless. Only very recently has the job market started to take something of a turn for the better, so a movie like The Company Men com... Read More



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