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 Rocketeer Blu-ray Review
The Rocketeer   The Rocketeer Blu-ray Review
(Roger Longenbach)  12/12/2011 11:54 AM EDT
Coming out on Disney Blu-ray in honor of the 20th anniversary of the film is The Rocketeer.  Based on the graphic novel with the same name, The Rocketeer is set in Los Angeles, circa 1938.  The movie is directed by Joe Johnston (Captain America: The First Avenger), and is his second film as a director.  The movie follows test/st... Read More

Fright Night Blu-ray Review
Fright Night 3D   Fright Night Blu-ray Review
(John Delia)  12/12/2011 8:38 AM EDT
The scary, suspenseful, gory, shock filled Fright Night is now on 3D Blu-ray /Blu-ray, DVD Digital Download and On-Demand.  It's a frightening flick that takes its toll on those that have a love for the thrills that evil can provide.  You don't have to be Goth to enjoy this dark film, just a sense of humor and a need to feed your bloody t... Read More

The Art of Getting By Blu-ray Review
The Art of Getting By   The Art of Getting By Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  12/06/2011 8:22 PM EDT
When people dismiss New York City and its denizens as pretentious, self-absorbed, hipster snobs who only pull their noses out of their own rear ends long enough to look down on Gotham outsiders, it's because of derivative movies like The Art of Getting By.Freddie Highmore, so charming alongside Johnny Depp in Marc Forster's delightful in Fi... Read More

Doctor Who Blu-ray Review
Doctor Who: The Complete Sixth Series   Doctor Who Blu-ray Review
(Stephen Compall)  11/27/2011 6:37 PM EDT
Heightened expectations and high risk were the rule of the previous series, series 5, of Doctor Who. The beginning of the reign of showrunner Steven Moffat (Coupling, Sherlock) promised great change, though for good or for bad, we did not know.You might then expect something similarly revolutionary for series 6. Once you've had a taste of just how ... Read More

G-Force Blu-ray Review
G-Force 3D   G-Force Blu-ray Review
(Roger Longenbach)  11/14/2011 10:33 PM EDT
On November 8, Walt Disney Home Entertainment is releasing another one of their 3D films, this time, G-Force, which was released originally in 3D. G-Force is the story of a team of very special guinea pigs, who, with the aid of technology, can talk.  These guinea pigs have been trained by an FBI Agent to do missions that human agents can't... Read More

Meet The Robinsons Blu-ray Review
Meet The Robinsons 3D   Meet The Robinsons Blu-ray Review
(Roger Longenbach)  11/11/2011 4:16 PM EDT
On November 9, Walt Disney Home Entertainment releases one of Walt Disney Animations made for 3D features, Meet the Robinsons. Rather than being a Pixar release, this movie was made by Walt Disney Animation Studios from an original story.   The movie can be summed up with a quote from Walt Disney himself, which appears at the end of the movie,... Read More

Chicken Little Blu-ray Review
Chicken Little 3D   Chicken Little Blu-ray Review
(Roger Longenbach)  11/11/2011 2:22 PM EDT
Another in a series of re-releases but this time in Disney Blu-ray 3D comes Chicken Little.  Chicken Little has the distinction of being the first full length fully computer generated animated film made completely by Walt Disney Animation Studios and being the first film marketed under the Disney Digital 3D brand.  The movie begins with a... Read More

Bolt Blu-ray Review
Bolt 3D   Bolt Blu-ray Review
(Roger Longenbach)  11/10/2011 8:37 AM EDT
Bolt is one of those movies that come along where everything aligns at the right time.  A usually underrated film, this movie has a soul that will pull at your heartstrings at the end.  Bolt is the story of a movie dog that is the star of a popular TV show named after him.  Bolt has a uniqueness to him in that all he has known is his... Read More

Water for Elephants Blu-ray Review
Water for Elephants   Water for Elephants Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  11/08/2011 8:54 AM EDT
There's a great movie to be made about the history of the circus. Water for Elephants strives to be that film, but misses the mark. There is also an intriguing drama to be fashioned out of the rituals and customs of those who've lived their lives under the Big Top. There have always been great romances created out of star-crossed characters... Read More

Toy Story 2 Blu-ray Review
Toy Story 2 3D   Toy Story 2 Blu-ray Review
(Roger Longenbach)  11/03/2011 9:31 PM EDT
Following the success of the first Toy Story movie, Toy Story 2 continues the story of Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the other toys.  It's been a few years since we last saw the toys – Molly, Andy's sister, is older now, and the puppy we first noticed at the end of the first movie is older.  Andy is going away to summer cowboy camp, and... Read More



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