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.

Street Kings 2: Motor City DVD Review
Street Kings 2: Motor City   Street Kings 2: Motor City DVD Review
(Chris Rebholz)  04/29/2011 1:09 PM EDT
Who doesn't like a little violence, action and corruption once in a while? That is the center of the story of Street Kings 2: Motor City; a direct-to-DVD sequel of the first film starring Keanu Reeves. This film stars Ray Liotta  and Shawn Hatosy who are detectives partnered up against their will.   The films location is moved to Detroit ... Read More

Gulliver's Travels Blu-ray Review
Gulliver's Travels   Gulliver's Travels Blu-ray Review
(Eric English)  04/29/2011 9:29 AM EDT
December 2010's Gulliver's Travels starring Jack Black (School Of Rock) comes to Blu-ray and DVD this April based loosely on the classic novel by Jonathan Swift, the film takes many liberties with its source material, and really the two are intended for completely different audiences.  Though certainly a a family film, and one that you'll ... Read More

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Blu-ray Review
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1   Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  04/15/2011 9:55 AM EDT
It has been a long road for Harry Potter fans.  Since the first book was adapted into a movie, fans have been clamoring for each chapter in the saga of the "boy who lived".  Now finally after many years of waiting, we have started down the road to our ultimate destination -- Harry pitted against Voldermort.When we had left our h... Read More

The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader Blu-ray Review
The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader   The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  04/15/2011 9:17 AM EDT
Adapting a book into a film is never an easy task. There is always a good chance certain details will get left out and for fans of the books this comes as a hard truth. Sometimes this works in the films favor, by leaving out certain plot points it allows the flow of the movie to go more smoothly. And of course there is also the fact that there is o... Read More

Tron Legacy Blu-ray Review
Tron Legacy   Tron Legacy Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  04/06/2011 11:06 AM EDT
For years now, fans of the movie, Tron, have been literally screaming for a sequel to the 1980's hit film.  Finally, after many years of waiting (and not always patiently), news came out of a sequel in the works.  It was at the San Diego Comic Con that footage was released for a possible Tron sequel. Fans went absolutely wild for it, ... Read More

Tron Blu-ray Review
Tron   Tron Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  04/06/2011 9:44 AM EDT
When the original Tron film hit theaters back in the early 1980's it didn't become the box office smash like everyone had hoped. Instead it got poor reviews and did not do well with major audiences. But it did garner a fan following, mostly from young children who were just entering the world of video gaming. Over the years as those children grew u... Read More

The Incredibles Blu-ray Review
The Incredibles   The Incredibles Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  04/04/2011 12:44 PM EDT
There are a lot of comic book inspired movies that have hit theaters over the years and it has always been hit or miss with all of them. It is never an easy thing to bring to life what so many fans have held in their hearts for so many years. But there have been a select few that were able to become huge successes in theaters. Having an excellent c... Read More

Black Swan Blu-ray Review
Black Swan   Black Swan Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  04/04/2011 12:27 PM EDT
Black Swan is a dark and disturbing look into the world of ballet. Admittedly that does have an air of humor about it when you give it some thought but it reality this film takes you on an unexpected journey into the mind of a young girl completely naïve to the world she already inhabits.The stars Natalie Portman as Nina, a young talented ball... Read More

Tangled Blu-ray Review
Tangled   Tangled Blu-ray Review
(Maureen Buccellato)  03/28/2011 11:26 AM EDT
Disney has had a few "golden ages" of animated feature films throughout its existence. The first one was Snow White,  followed by their next golden age that started with the Little Mermaid -- then peeked at the company's best-animated feature to date, The Lion King.  It appears now with Tangled that we are on the verge of yet an... Read More

Yogi Bear Blu-ray Review
Yogi Bear   Yogi Bear Blu-ray Review
(Maureen Buccellato)  03/25/2011 9:48 AM EDT
Smarter than the average bear, Yogi had landed himself in the live-action movies arena in 2010, and now "Yogi Bear" has hit the shelves with its 2D Blu-ray release this spring.   Jellystone National Park is celebrating its 100th anniversary; and things seem to be going well in the world of Yogi Bear (voiced by Dan Akroyd), and Boo Bo... Read More