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.

Office Christmas Party Theatrical Review
Office Christmas Party Theatrical Review   Office Christmas Party Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  12/08/2016 5:32 PM EST
It's that time of year again.  Everyone is celebrating the end of the year and the holiday season.  Many companies hold office parties for the employees and, sometimes, crazy things happen during those gatherings. Employees can even occasionally get fired after inappropriate behavior at said party.  But what if, as a boss, you had to... Read More

Allied Theatrical Review
Allied Theatrical Review   Allied Theatrical Review
(Jennifer Broderick)  11/23/2016 8:44 AM EST
Time travel to a world that no longer exists - where men and women fell in love at the drop of a hat and made life changing decisions in an instant.  In a world where it is truly good versus evil, love can be found in the most unique of places.  Visit this forgotten and idyllic world through the eyes of a RAF Resistance fighter and a Fren... Read More

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Theatrical Review
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Theatrical Review   Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  11/17/2016 9:59 AM EST
Let's face it J.K. Rowling has a knack for spinning a magical tale.   We all know her story.  Welfare mom who wrote a novel about a boy wizard that ended up captivating our hearts and spawned not only seven movies but also merchandising galore and its own spot in a major theme park.   When the Harry Potter series ended,... Read More

Nocturnal Animals Theatrical Review
Nocturnal Animals Theatrical Review   Nocturnal Animals Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  11/17/2016 8:48 AM EST
When Austin Wright's (Disciples) novel Tony and Susan came out in 1993, it was not instantly successful.  However, in 2010, it was published for the first time in the United Kingdom where it enjoyed critical success, sparking a movie deal.  Six years later, Fashion Designer turned Director Tom Ford (A Single Man) has written the... Read More

Arrival Theatrical Review
Arrival Theatrical Review   Arrival Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  11/10/2016 11:45 AM EST
Your average alien movie is usually an action packed, blow ‘em up, sci-fi thriller.  Spaceships show up and kill millions of people, forcing humanity to work together to save the human race. Rarely does Hollywood divert from this formula because these movies often become blockbusters. However, Arrival is not your average alien movie.Dr. ... Read More

Trolls Theatrical Review
Trolls Theatrical Review   Trolls Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  11/03/2016 2:53 PM EST
Take some cute, colorful characters, mean monsters, a story with a moral and some fun songs and what do you get?  In general, any number of animated films but in this case specifically…Trolls.  DreamWorks and Twentieth Century Fox's latest animated feature hits theaters November 4, 2016, and it promises to be an enjoyable film for kids and parents ... Read More

Doctor Strange Theatrical Review
Doctor Strange Theatrical Review   Doctor Strange Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  11/03/2016 11:11 AM EST
The Marvel universe seems to be never ending.  With a plethora of comic book heroes and villains to draw from, they manage to crank out a movie every three to six months it seems.  Each time the hype and excitement around the movie is immense, whether or not it is warranted.  This month's hero of choice is Doctor Strange (Benedict Cu... Read More

Inferno Theatrical Review
Inferno Theatrical Review   Inferno Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  10/27/2016 11:02 AM EST
If you like solving puzzles, you should read every one of Dan Brown's novels.  He combines cyphers with history and architectural beauty.  He has made Professor Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks; Sully) everyone's favorite teacher and sent us racing all over the world unravelling conspiracies.  His 2013 novel,&nbs... Read More

The Pickle Recipe Theatrical Review
The Pickle Recipe Theatrical Review   The Pickle Recipe Theatrical Review
(Judith Raymer)  10/21/2016 8:21 AM EST
Ah, those memories of culinary ecstasy on our palates.  The yearn to taste that unparalleled delight just once more leading to the declaration that one would die or kill for the opportunity; even better...for the recipe.  The Pickle Recipe was born from just such a recollection.  Writers/Producers Gary Wolfson and Sheldon Cohn were t... Read More

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back Theatrical Review
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back Theatrical Review   Jack Reacher: Never Go Back Theatrical Review
(Jennifer Broderick)  10/20/2016 1:54 PM EST
"Reach for the stars" is a common idiom encouraging everyone to try their best, and with this second installment of Jack Reacher's adventures, Director Edward Zwick tried his very best to reach as high as he could- and I think it paid off.  Based on the 18th book in author Lee Child's series, Jack Reacher: Never Go Back follo... Read More



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