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.

Life 4K Ultra HD Review
Life   Life 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/20/2017 8:51 AM EDT
For some reason, people worldwide seem to be fascinated by the idea of the possibility of life on other planets.  We are always searching for proof of organisms in space to prove we are not alone and that other planets can sustain life.  However, many theorize that if we did find aliens they may not be so welcoming and friendly as we hope... Read More

Table 19 Blu-ray Review
Table 19   Table 19 Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/19/2017 9:03 AM EDT
We've all been there… the dreaded wedding invitation arrives in the mail to the nuptials you aren't sure you should attend and don't know if you really even want to go.  Somehow you (or someone else does) convince yourself to RSVP yes and make a plan to head to the joyous occasion.  Up until the moment, you step into the reception ... Read More

Rough Night Theatrical Review
Rough Night   Rough Night Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/15/2017 1:20 PM EDT
In a year in which female empowerment has already permeated major motion pictures, Sony offers up its latest entry with this summer's version of The Hangover entitled Rough Night. What starts out as some harmless fun in the form of a bachelorette party winds up being a series of mishaps that creates the most surreal evening some... Read More

Cars 3 Theatrical Review
Cars 3   Cars 3 Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/15/2017 10:19 AM EDT
From the minute we met Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson; Wedding Crashers) in Cars, we, as an audience, were enchanted.  He was the self-assured, confident race car with a little bit of cockiness thrown in - but hey, what else can you expect from the best.  When he loses his way and finds himself in a small town, he learns humilit... Read More

A United Kingdom Blu-ray Review
A United Kingdom   A United Kingdom Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/13/2017 12:01 PM EDT
"True love knows no bounds." It's a statement we hear often in the face of adversity when two people are supposedly "meant to be together".  They face insurmountable odds that have to be conquered in order to live "happily ever after". Usually, these type of stories are the relegated to the world of fantasy but ev... Read More

Batman Lego Movie 4K Ultra HD Review
Batman Lego Movie   Batman Lego Movie 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/13/2017 11:16 AM EDT
Why would anyone come up with the idea to take popular characters made out of animated Legos and make it into a movie?  Who would want to go see it? Well, in 2014, those questions were answered when Warner Bros created The Lego Movie. The film was a smashing success, so two and a half years later they are back with The Lego Batman Mo... Read More

The Vampire Diaries Blu-ray Review
The Vampire Diaries Season 8   The Vampire Diaries Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/13/2017 8:43 AM EDT
Televisions shows don't always know when their run will end, so often seasons end with the all too familiar cliffhanger that sadly never gets resolved.  Occasionally, they find out before the finale is written so they can tie the series up in a nice little bow and not leave fans hanging.  Rarely does a show know it will end before the fir... Read More

John Wick, Chapter 2 4K Ultra HD Review
John Wick, Chapter 2   John Wick, Chapter 2 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/08/2017 11:57 AM EDT
Keanu Reeves has made a name for himself as an action movie star with films such as Speed, The Matrix series, and 2014's John Wick.  It is well known that he trains hard for these roles learning martial arts as well as practicing with knives and guns. His diligence seemed to have paid off when he first took the role as... Read More

The Mummy Theatrical Review
The Mummy   The Mummy Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/07/2017 4:52 PM EDT
If you are anything like me, you loved 1999's The Mummy starring Brendan Fraser (School Ties; Gods and Monsters) and Rachel Weisz (The Bourne Legacy).  It was fun, well done and included some interesting ideas about history.  When I heard it was being "reimagined" starring Tom Cruise (Mission: Impossible) and Russell C... Read More

Beauty and the Beast Blu-ray Review
Beauty and the Beast   Beauty and the Beast Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/06/2017 10:43 AM EDT
Disney is always trying to reinvent itself; from new attractions at the theme parks to merchandising to their latest animated successes like Frozen and Moana.  The same can be said for one of their newest ventures, turning their animated movies into live action films.  First, there was Maleficent then Ci... Read More



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