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.

Escape From New York Blu-ray Review
Escape From New York Blu-ray Review   Escape From New York Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  8/24/2010 3:28 PM EDT
Back in 1981, a low-budget movie that starred Kurt Russell and was directed by John Carpenter (Halloween) entered the movie scene.  It was entitled Escape from New York. Escape from New York takes place in the future (our past now) in the year 1998.  New York has been turned into a maximum-security prison; and once you go in, th... Read More

Diary of a Wimpy Kid Blu-ray Review
Diary of a Wimpy Kid Blu-ray Review   Diary of a Wimpy Kid Blu-ray Review
(Stephen Compall)  8/19/2010 7:49 PM EDT
As if we wish to relive it again, we make the children of humanity grow up much as humanity itself did, steeped in superstition. We are only to be granted the ability to tell the difference between fantasy, wishes, and reality later on; hence, the creation Diary of a Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kenny. The series has now been turned into a feature leng... Read More

Date Night DVD Review
Date Night DVD Review   Date Night DVD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  8/10/2010 8:27 PM EDT
On April 9th, 2010, a very quirky comedy for couples called, Date Night, was released to the movie-going audience. It starred Steve Carell and Tina Fey. Now in August, this zany couple comedy comes home on DVD and Blu-ray -- courtesy of 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.The plot of Date Night is pretty simplistic and should appeal to anyone that ... Read More

Stargate Universe Blu-ray Review
Stargate Universe - SGU: Season 1.5 Blu-ray Review   Stargate Universe Blu-ray Review
(Stephen Compall)  8/9/2010 9:45 AM EDT
To resolve a debate posed between two minor characters in "Space", the first episode of this latter half of Stargate Universe's first season: yes, Colonel Young (Louis Ferreira, Shooter) is a murderer, though not so much a cold-blooded as a hot-blooded one.  I think, absent events to follow in "Space", he would be convi... Read More

White Collar Blu-ray Review
White Collar: The Complete First Season Blu-ray Review   White Collar Blu-ray Review
(Marco Chacon)  8/5/2010 5:09 PM EDT
The story is one that has become popular these days; it is one of an eccentric genius who teams up with law enforcement to solve crimes. In this case, the genius is Neal Caffrey (the dashing-as-required, Matthew Bomer) who we first meet in prison as he is a jack-of-all-trades super thief. After executing an effortless breakout of a f... Read More

Our Family Wedding Blu-ray Review
Our Family Wedding Blu-ray Review   Our Family Wedding Blu-ray Review
(Stephen Compall)  7/27/2010 8:19 PM EDT
I thought I'd seen Our Family Wedding before.  To wit, there are two different cultures to be presented here.  They're different, because they're different.  And what happens when you put them together?  They clash.  But you know that they're human, and humans are clever enough to figure out how to get along... Read More

Cop Out Blu-ray Review
Cop Out Blu-ray Review   Cop Out Blu-ray Review
(Stephen Compall)  7/26/2010 10:15 PM EDT
Some time ago, Cop Out director Kevin Smith (Clerks, Chasing Amy) played a minor role in Bruce Willis (Die Hard, The Sixth Sense) action vehicle Live Free or Die Hard.  He told this story in one of his Evening specials.  At some point later, Willis found that Smith was a real live writer and director of real live-action movies, and contac... Read More

Clash of The Titans Blu-ray Review
Clash of The Titans Blu-ray Review   Clash of The Titans Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M rose)  7/21/2010 1:40 PM EDT
Battling it's way onto Blu-ray and DVD this summer, comes Warner Bros' remake of Clash of the Titans. The ultimate struggle for power pins men against kings, and kings against Gods. But the war between the Gods themselves could destroy the world. Born of a God, but raised as a man, Perseus (Sam Worthington), is helpless to save his family f... Read More

The Losers Blu-ray Review
The Losers Blu-ray Review   The Losers Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  7/20/2010 1:30 PM EDT
It is unbelievable, but since its theatrical release only two months ago, The Losers, will be debuting and coming to Blu-ray this July. Based on the comic book of the same name, The Losers is an explosive tale of double cross and revenge. "The Losers" centers upon the members of an elite U.S. Special Forces unit sent into the Bolivian jun... Read More

Hot Tub Time Machine Blu-ray Review
Hot Tub Time Machine Blu-ray Review   Hot Tub Time Machine Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  7/12/2010 1:56 PM EDT
The 1980s are back with a bang this summer as the quirky spring 2010 comedy hit, Hot Tub Time Machine, makes its way on DVD and Blu-ray. The plot is so simplistic that it isn’t even funny; four pals are stuck in a rut in adulthood -- Adam (John Cusack, Grosse Pointe Blank, 2012) has just been dumped, Lou (Rob Corddry, Law and Order, W) is a ... Read More

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