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.

Arbitrage Theatrical Review
Arbitrage Theatrical Review   Arbitrage Theatrical Review
(John Delia)  09/13/2012 2:17 PM EST
Packed with intrigue and very tense moments, Arbitrage makes its way into movie theaters this weekend. You may have seen similar stories as the Arbitrage script certainly isn't the most original plot that's come to the big screen. But, the performances, directing and cinematography make the film a nice piece of entertainment. If you haven't had you... Read More

For a Good Time, Call ... Theatrical Review
For a Good Time, Call ... Theatrical Review   For a Good Time, Call ... Theatrical Review
(John Delia)  09/13/2012 11:39 AM EST
Using sexuality in a comedy has stimulated a wave of movie making but has it gone too far?  Using every expletive possible from today's amoral vocabulary For a Good Time, Call… opens in theaters with an attempt to titillate and shock audiences.  Well it does the latter for sure, but for the most part it's the ladies who are taking ... Read More

Snow White and the Huntsman Blu-ray Review
Snow White and the Huntsman Blu-ray Review   Snow White and the Huntsman Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  09/11/2012 7:14 PM EST
Snow White and the Huntsman, the latest re-imagined fairy tale out of Hollywood, has enough problems without dragging an actress' lapse in judgment and a first-time feature filmmaker's infidelity into the arena. Gorgeous and evocative as its visuals may be, Rupert Sanders' dark fairy tale is a sumptuous but fundamentally flawed fantasy ... Read More

The Words Theatrical Review
The Words Theatrical Review   The Words Theatrical Review
(John Delia)  09/07/2012 8:52 AM EST
Compelling and complex the film The Words reaches for a drama loving audience that will enjoy a touching romance intertwined with an engrossing story. The film has excellent performances by the whole cast and directors Brian Klugman and Lee Sternthal work through the intricate script providing very good entertainment.  The film finds Rory... Read More

The Cold Light of Day Theatrical Review
The Cold Light of Day Theatrical Review   The Cold Light of Day Theatrical Review
(Paul Kates)  09/06/2012 10:50 AM EST
When recently failed businessman Will Shaw (Henry Cavill) goes to Spain for a weeklong sailing vacation with his family, it appears he thought that nothing else in his world could get any worse.  But after returning from a brief trip ashore, Shaw finds it difficult to locate the family yacht; when he does, his already fragile world is shattere... Read More

The Lord of The Rings: Fellowship of The Ring Blu-ray Review
The Lord of the Rings Extended Edition 5-Disc Set Blu-ray Review   The Lord of The Rings: Fellowship of The Ring Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  09/05/2012 8:41 AM EST
You would be hard pressed to find someone who hasn't heard of The Lord of the Rings trilogy. The movies themselves set a new standard for film making and went on to become international successes, even increasing tourism in New Zealand where the film was shot. The third film went on to sweep the Oscars, taking home 11 altogether. The books, wri... Read More

Spaceballs Blu-ray Review
Spaceballs (25th Anniversary Edition) Blu-ray Review   Spaceballs Blu-ray Review
(Eric English)  09/04/2012 4:01 PM EST
One of the most celebrated film franchises of all time, ‘Star Wars' is also notably one of the most lampooned. From web classics such as "Troops" ( a parody of ‘COPS' starring Storm Troopers) to the tongue-in-cheek LEGO video game versions of the films the sheer scope of the Star Wars Universe lends itself to satire. Perhaps n... Read More

Sons of Anarchy Blu-ray Review
Sons of Anarchy Season Four Blu-ray Review   Sons of Anarchy Blu-ray Review
(John Delia)  09/04/2012 10:07 AM EST
Taking off fast, Season Four of Sons of Anarchy keeps up the drama where it left off in this ruthless tale of motorcycles, power and fast money.  I am a fan of this series that features fine acting, a high powered storyline, good direction and on Blu-ray excellent High Definition Television. Recently released on both Blu-ray and DVD you get al... Read More

The Terminator Blu-ray Review
Terminator Anthology Blu-ray Review   The Terminator Blu-ray Review
(Chris Rebholz)  08/31/2012 2:45 PM EST
Suspenseful, thrilling, and visionary, James Cameron's (Avatar) 1984 sci-fi classic The Terminator spawned a host of sequels and even a short-lived television series a few years ago. While the revolutionary special effects may not seem as stunning as they once did in today's CGI world, the film's influence is still being felt in every s... Read More

Robot and Frank Theatrical Review
Robot and Frank Theatrical Review   Robot and Frank Theatrical Review
(John Delia)  08/31/2012 9:47 AM EST
Even though Robot & Frank has some rough edges to smooth out, the film does produce a sweet bond between man and machine.  Finding this little gem at your local theater would be an opportunity to see some excellent acting with a cute little quirky storyline. A retired cat burglar and jewel thief, Frank (Frank Langella) has been challe... Read More