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.

The Strain Blu-ray Review
The Strain: Season 1 - The Premium Collector’s Edition   The Strain Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  06/30/2015 4:06 PM EDT
Nowadays, vampire television, films and series are a dime a dozen; but, when someone like director Guillermo del Toro puts his name on something, it causes one to pause and pay attention. Such is the case with The Strain, the new series by FX and Guillermo del Toro, based on the trilogy of books written by del Toro and Chuck Hogan.This ne... Read More

The Gunman Blu-ray Review
The Gunman   The Gunman Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/30/2015 9:21 AM EDT
Heading to Blu-ray and DVD on June 30, 2015, The Gunman reminds us that the sins of our past will always come back to haunt us.  Starring Sean Penn (Milk, Mystic River), Jasmine Trinca(Honey), and Javier Bardem (Skyfall), it is a look into the world and politics of mining in the Congo, the civil unrest that ensued and the fall out of... Read More

Get Hard Blu-ray Review
Get Hard   Get Hard Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/30/2015 8:32 AM EDT
I don't think Will Ferrell (Elf, Anchorman) is funny. Yes, I said it…he isn't funny. I know I'm opening myself up for lots of hate mail with that statement but in my defense I give you exhibit A – Get Hard (coming to Blu-ray and DVD June 30, 2015).Ferrell plays Harvard educated investment Banker James King.  He has eve... Read More

Ted 2 Theatrical Review
Ted 2   Ted 2 Theatrical Review
(Sean Ferguson)  06/25/2015 8:52 AM EDT
When it comes to sequels, not many come up or surpass its original.In fact I'm willing to bet the mad scientist behind Ted 2 could name them in a second. Out this week in theaters, is quite possibly the funniest film of the year.  To be perfectly Frank, if I do say so myself, it's the funniest film I've seen in a long time! In... Read More

Teen Wolf DVD Review
Teen Wolf: Season Four   Teen Wolf DVD Review
(Sean Ferguson)  06/22/2015 11:49 AM EDT
MTV will kick off season five of their hit series Teen Wolf with a two part series kick off, part one airing on June 29th and part two on June 30th. So it's best that you run out to your local DVD seller and buy Teen Wolf Season 4 (just being released this week) and get caught up before the new season starts! For all those who are fans of ... Read More

Run All Night Blu-ray Review
Run All Night   Run All Night Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  06/16/2015 4:42 PM EDT
A few months have past, which means it is time for another Liam Neeson (Taken, The Grey) action film to come out on Blu-ray/Digital HD. This time around, it is a film titled Run All Night starring Ed Harris (The Rock, The Abyss), Joel Kinnaman (Robocop,Suicide Squad), and Vincent D'Onofrio (Daredevil, Jurassic World ), directing... Read More

Inside Out Theatrical Review
Inside Out   Inside Out Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/16/2015 11:56 AM EDT
The voices in your head are real!  They are cute, colorful, and wreak havoc with your emotions. At least that is what Disney and Pixar would like you to believe.Riley is an 11 year old girl who, for the most part, has had a pretty happy life so far.  She is a silly, sweet, honest kid with loving parents and good friends.  All of this... Read More

Jurassic World Theatrical Review
Jurassic World   Jurassic World Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  06/11/2015 11:58 AM EDT
Back in 1993, the way films were made, and viewed, changed forever with Jurassic Park, a Stephen Spielberg (Jaws, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial) film based on a book by Michael Crichton (Disclosure,Congo). The film blended the use of animatronics, CGI, and an engaging story, with characters you cared about, to become an international success.The succe... Read More

McFarland, USA Blu-ray Review
McFarland, USA   McFarland, USA Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/10/2015 12:38 PM EDT
If you've seen Lean On Me or Stand And Deliver, you've pretty much seen McFarland USA.  Impoverished students succeeding against the odds; encouraged by their teacher to achieve greatness despite their surroundings.  The difference here is merely the location – instead of inner-city ghettos,  McFarland,... Read More

The Duff Blu-ray Review
The Duff   The Duff Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/09/2015 2:01 PM EDT
Every high school movie has the usual cast of characters and The DUFF is no different.  There is Madison (Bella Thorne; Shake It Up, Blended) – the popular, beautiful, mean Homecoming queen, Wesley (Rob Amell; True Jackson VP) – the star quarterback that is friends with everyone but not especially bright, and Bianca (Mae Whitman; P... Read More



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