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.

Due Date Blu-ray Review
Due Date Blu-ray Review   Due Date Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  2/21/2011 10:45 PM EDT
Due Date stars Robert Downey Jr. and Zack Galifianakis as two road companions on the worst possible trip in history. For anyone who was born before the 1980's it will bring up memories of Planes, Trains and Automobiles. Unlike that film though this film feels the need to up the crazy quotient by 100%; perhaps it's indicative of the times we live in... Read More

Dungeons & Dragons Blu-ray Review
Dungeons & Dragons Blu-ray Review   Dungeons & Dragons Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  2/16/2011 11:06 AM EDT
For anyone who has been a fan of the fantasy world the name of Dungeons & Dragons legendary. It was created back in 1974 by Gary Gygax who like most fantasy lovers, had grown up longing to play in a world like Lord of the Rings. Eventually he was able to simulate that experience with the role-playing game of Dungeons & Dragons where partici... Read More

Thelma and Louise Blu-ray Review
Thelma and Louise Blu-ray Review   Thelma and Louise Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  2/15/2011 9:48 AM EDT
Everyone loves a good road movie; two friends jumping in the car, throwing caution to the wind and seeing where life takes them. That's the general idea with the classic film Thelma & Louise directed by legendary filmmaker Ridley Scott and now finally on Blu-ray.The film opens with our two heroines living out their daily miserable existence. Lo... Read More

You Again Blu-ray Review
You Again Blu-ray Review   You Again Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  2/1/2011 1:23 AM EDT
Each of us has different memories of high school. For some those are fond memories, and for others they are unpleasant. Regardless of our time spent there we eventually learn that no matter what happened, it was simply a part of growing up and we move on. This is the message of the movie You Again.The film stars Kristen Bell as Marni a young girl i... Read More

Alice In Wonderland Blu-ray Review
Alice In Wonderland Blu-ray Review   Alice In Wonderland Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  1/30/2011 6:32 PM EDT
Looking back on your childhood there are certain movies that stand out. Depending on who you are and what genre you are into those movies vary person to person. For some its movies like Star Wars, Tron, E.T., etc. but for others there are animated features that are near and dear to our hearts. One in particular that is very well known is the Disney... Read More

Secretariat Blu-ray Review
Secretariat Blu-ray Review   Secretariat Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  1/19/2011 3:15 PM EDT
Horseracing is a hard and unforgiving sporting event. The horses are pushed to the limits of their endurance and sometimes beyond. The owners and riders of these animals face similar challenges in that many of their careers and lives depend on the results. The best-known race is The Kentucky Derby. It is part of an event called the Triple Crown tha... Read More

24 Blu-ray Review
24: Season Eight - The Complete Final Season Blu-ray Review   24 Blu-ray Review
(Stephen Compall)  1/10/2011 4:11 PM EDT
After the astounding revival in storytelling that was 24's seventh season, the onus was on this, the eighth and final season, to avoid slipping back into the dark days of season six.  It was no small thing to ask: season seven replaced most of the cast, engaged formerly dead classic series character Tony Almeida in a triple-cross, and destroye... Read More

Buffy The Vampire Slayer Blu-ray Review
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 8 Motion Comic Blu-ray Review   Buffy The Vampire Slayer Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  1/9/2011 9:28 PM EDT
For most of us we get the majority of our information from the Internet. So its not surprising that other forms of entertainment find their way to this medium for newer audiences; comic books are no exception. Back in the mid 1990's Buffy the Vampire Slayer came to television and went on to become a very popular as well as successful show. Whe... Read More

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps Blu-ray Review
Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps Blu-ray Review   Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps Blu-ray Review
(John Delia)  1/7/2011 2:01 PM EDT
The release of Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps on DVD/Blu-ray brings a lot of good features.  Viewing the film itself in this format and venue allows you to slow down the action, replay a scene that may have been misunderstood and allows you to play it whenever you want.  Well I'm sure you already knew that, but I just wanted to emphasize... Read More

Machete Blu-ray Review
Machete Blu-ray Review   Machete Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  1/5/2011 4:07 PM EDT
Back in 2007 a movie called Grindhouse hit the theaters.  It was directed by Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino, and styled in such a way to bring back that nostalgia feeling of the exploitation drive-in classics from the 1970's.  In between the films, the filmmakers inserted fake trailers. Such was the case for a B-movie trailer,... Read More