Film and Television Reviews

Reviews By Penny McLean

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.

Dark Shadows Theatrical Review
Dark Shadows Theatrical Review   Dark Shadows Theatrical Review
(Penny McLean)  05/10/2012 8:42 AM EST
Dark Shadows, the latest film collaboration between Tim Burton (Alice In Wonderland, Beetlejuice) and Johnny Depp (Pirates In The Caribben, Rango) is based on the 1960's television Soap Opera of the same name. It tells the story of Barnabas Collins (a 200-year-old vampire, played by Johnny Depp) whose family founded the town... Read More

The Three Musketeers Blu-ray Review
The Three Musketeers 3D Blu-ray Review   The Three Musketeers Blu-ray Review
(Penny McLean)  03/12/2012 8:37 AM EST
In this updated 3D version of Alexandre Dumas's original story, The Three Musketeers finds the famous trio trying to fight for justice but instead failing their mission and getting caught up in a world of deception, vengeance and loss. That's when things change for our great trio: the... Read More

Unforgiven Blu-ray Review
Unforgiven [Book] Blu-ray Review   Unforgiven Blu-ray Review
(Penny McLean)  03/04/2012 8:32 PM EST
It's hard to believe it's been 20 years since the "modern" western masterpiece Unforgiven was released in theaters. Pausing for a moment to reflect on the timelessness of the Clint Eastwood vehicle,  a deep study of the intricate plot points which make the film so spectacular is warranted. Spoiler Alert - for the uninitiated who have... Read More

This Means War Theatrical Review
This Means War Theatrical Review   This Means War Theatrical Review
(Penny McLean)  02/16/2012 8:57 AM EST
This Means War is a wonderful action, comedy romance all in one great film. It stars the beautiful and talented Reese Witherspoon, and handsome and funny Chris Pine (Stark Trek) and Tom Hardy. When the film starts, you think that this is a new James Bond movie. There are sexy men in tuxedos, attractive women drinking cocktails in a swanky club, &nb... Read More