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.

Cop Out Blu-ray Review
Cop Out   Cop Out Blu-ray Review
(Stephen Compall)  07/26/2010 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   Clash of The Titans Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M rose)  07/21/2010 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   The Losers Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  07/20/2010 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   Hot Tub Time Machine Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  07/12/2010 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

Dark Blue DVD Review
Dark Blue: The Complete First Season   Dark Blue DVD Review
(Stephen Compall)  07/09/2010 7:53 PM EDT
It seems that TNT, too, wants in on the game: the age of anything as simple and straightforward as Law & Order seems to be coming to a close, just in time for flailing NBC's cancellation of its police procedural flagship. Now, a cop show needs either a quirky outsider to join the straight-man police in their investigations, a la Castle and ... Read More

Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Blu-ray Review
Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief   Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Blu-ray Review
(Stephen Compall)  07/08/2010 9:59 AM EDT
Let us say that, like Percy Jackson (Logan Lerman, Jack & Bobby, Gamer), you find yourself in great need of a quick education in ancient Greek mythology, despite a preternatural understanding of the written language.  Then, perhaps, rather than returning to primary school for the parts you seem to have missed, you could watch Percy Jackson... Read More

Predator Blu-ray Review
Predator   Predator Blu-ray Review
(Stephen Compall)  07/03/2010 11:03 PM EDT
Do you remember how great things once were? It was then that your helicopter pilot wouldn't insist you put out your cigar in flight. When chewing tobacco would make you virile and hardly ever ill, and every man knew what the mission was, even when they didn't. Everywhere you looked in those days, things were different. For one thing, you on... Read More

Supernatural Blu-ray Review
Supernatural Season One   Supernatural Blu-ray Review
(Marco Chacon)  06/18/2010 12:35 AM EDT
It is a simple concept…we join the younger brother who is resentful of having his normal life taken away by the family “business”, and the older, more handsome brother, who fully embraces that same destiny, as they drive the great highways of America. They are on a road trip to fight supernatural evil. They are looking for anothe... Read More

When in Rome Blu-ray Review
When in Rome   When in Rome Blu-ray Review
(Stephen Compall)  06/15/2010 7:52 AM EDT
When in Romeabandons the two-way and three-way romantic structures typical of romantic comedies in favor of a six-way; official couple Beth (Kristen Bell, Veronica Mars, Forgetting Sarah Marshall) and Nick (Josh Duhamel, Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!, Transformers) plus... Read More

Caddyshack DVD Review
Caddyshack   Caddyshack DVD Review
(Stephen Compall)  06/01/2010 9:19 AM EDT
I am by no means biased against the "zany" genus of comedy. The Airplane! movies and Hot Shots! movies I consider classic films among any form, and Mel Brooks's Robin Hood: Men in Tights I still consider on a level with the recent Robin Hood, as good as I may have granted that.These films, however, cloak their zaniness in an alternate... Read More



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