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.

Ballers Blu-ray Review
The Complete First Season Blu-ray Review   Ballers Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/13/2016 10:24 PM EST
So many times when you see a movie or television show about Major League sports, there is a common theme running throughout...Babes, Booze and Bling.  HBO's hit series, Ballers, has plenty of all three, plus something extra thrown in.Spencer Strasmore (Dwayne Johnson; Furious 7) was a world class football play... Read More

Zootopia Blu-ray Review
Zootopia Blu-ray Review   Zootopia Blu-ray Review
(Sean Ferguson)  06/10/2016 10:46 AM EST
Welcome to Zootopia, Walt Disney's 55th animated feature,which will be released this week on BluRay, DVD and Digital download. Zootopia is all about a world where humans didn't exist. Animals evolved upright on 2 feet, wear clothes and have jobs. They live as humans do. Not really the most original idea, but there was a ton of thought as ... Read More

Roots Blu-ray Review
Roots Blu-ray Review   Roots Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/07/2016 10:25 PM EST
"My name is Kunta Kinte".  I had just turned six years old when Roots became a television event so, even though I had never seen it, I knew what that phrase meant.  For almost forty years it meant courage, spirit and hope for an entire race of people.  And now, as the History Channel airs a retelling of Alex Haely's classic... Read More

Gods of Egypt 4K Ultra HD Review
Gods of Egypt 4K Ultra HD Review   Gods of Egypt 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  05/31/2016 4:08 PM EST
With the Hunger Games now complete, and the Divergent series winding down, Lionsgate's executives were looking to launch a new franchise and when Gods of Egypt of was pitched to them, they bit. Unfortunately, things didn't pan out as well as they had hoped, once it was released in theaters. Now, looking for new... Read More

The Finest Hours Blu-ray Review
The Finest Hours Blu-ray Review   The Finest Hours Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  05/24/2016 3:54 PM EST
In case you missed the theatrical release of Disney's The Finest Hours, it has finally come to Blu-ray combo pack this week, just before the start of the United States Memorial Day 2016 weekend.The drama, starring Chris Pine (Star Trek), Casey Affleck (Gone Baby Gone), Ben Foster (Warcraft), and Holliday Granger (Cinderella) is b... Read More

How To Be Single Blu-ray Review
How To Be Single Blu-ray Review   How To Be Single Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  05/24/2016 1:31 PM EST
How to Be Single, the comedy starring Dakota Johnson (Fifty Shades of Gray), Rebel Wilson (Pitch Perfect), Leslie Mann (This Is 40) and Alison Brie (Community), makes its way to the home theater market this week with the release of the Blu-ray.Based on the book by Liz Tuccillo, How to Be Single focuses on four woman and their li... Read More

Deadpool 4K Ultra HD Review
Deadpool 4K Ultra HD Review   Deadpool 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  05/22/2016 11:59 AM EST
Until earlier this year, Deadpool was just known to the legion of die hard comic book fans around the world. However, In February of 2016 the general public was introduced to the "Merc with a Mouth" and the world has never been the same.In case you haven't heard of Deadpool before, he is nothing like any other superhero you have ever ... Read More

The Witch Blu-ray Review
The Witch Blu-ray Review   The Witch Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  05/16/2016 11:38 PM EST
While The Witch garnered critical acclaim when it debuted in theaters in February of this year, it was met with less than enthusiastic audience ratings.  After having viewed the movie, I have been contemplating it, and the more I separate myself from the film, the more I can see how it would be praised form a cine... Read More

Joy Blu-ray Review
Joy Blu-ray Review   Joy Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  05/10/2016 4:41 PM EST
Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games), Bradley Cooper (Silver Linings Playbook), and Robert DeNiro (The Intern) have teamed up several times on film in the last few years.  Their latest venture is a semi-true story about a down-on-her-luck single mother who invents a new way to mop the floor.... Read More

Independence Day Blu-ray Review
Independence Day Blu-ray Review   Independence Day Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  05/10/2016 11:40 AM EST
It's been 20 years since Bill Pullman (American Ultra) uttered those now famous words "Today we celebrate our independence day", and made the world fall in love with a new, timeless classic movie – Independence Day.  Now, in anticipation of this summer's sequel, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has released a sp... Read More