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.

Mr. Church Blu-ray Review
Mr. Church Blu-ray Review   Mr. Church Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett)  10/25/2016 11:34 AM EDT
Anyone would be lucky to have a Mr. Church in their lives and for Susan McMartin (Mom) it was reality.  Based on her true story, Mr. Church was the only father figure McMartin had ever known and became more than just an employee to her.  To her, he was family.  The movie that unfortunately didn't fair very well at the box office ... Read More

Independence Day: Resurgence 4K Ultra HD Review
Independence Day: Resurgence 4K Ultra HD Review   Independence Day: Resurgence 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Hazlett)  10/25/2016 10:26 AM EDT
In 1996, Independence Day became the biggest movie of the summer. An alien invasion meant certain annihilation for the entire world.  Will Smith's  (Ali) character was the cocky fighter pilot who saved us all and cemented his career as a bona fide movie star.  Bill Pullman's (American Ultra) presidential speech wa... Read More

Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising Blu-ray Review
Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising Blu-ray Review   Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising Blu-ray Review
(Jennifer Broderick)  10/21/2016 2:44 PM EDT
My, how Zac Efron (High School Musical) has grown up!  In the first installment of this franchise, Teddy, played by Zac Efron, was a fraternity boy out to get his "adult" neighbors, Mac (Seth Rogan; Superbad ) and  Kelly (Rose Byrne; Damages).  In this second installment, he goes back to the fraternity house, now a sorority... Read More

The Night Of Blu-ray Review
The Night Of Blu-ray Review   The Night Of Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett)  10/21/2016 11:56 AM EDT
I remember when we first got cable TV in my house and HBO was THE movie channel (yes I know, I'm dating myself).  Then, HBO started creating original series and have been doing a great job of it for over 15 years (Game of Thrones, anyone?). Now, they are creating a block of what I would describe as mini-series - first with American Crime Story... Read More

Alice Through the Looking Glass Blu-ray Review
Alice Through the Looking Glass Blu-ray Review   Alice Through the Looking Glass Blu-ray Review
(Jennifer Broderick)  10/18/2016 12:17 PM EDT
There are just some movies that suck you into the fantasy world they create, and by that I mean, you become so immersed in the scenery, the language, the imagery and the costumes, that after the movie is done, you look around and wonder why real life looks so plain.  Alice Through the Looking Glass is such a movie.  Following the original... Read More

Cafe Society Blu-ray Review
Cafe Society Blu-ray Review   Cafe Society Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett)  10/18/2016 10:35 AM EDT
Admittedly, I haven't seen that many Woody Allen films in my life but, when I do, three things are certain: 1) the film will always be a little bit on the "quirky" side, 2) it will probably be an entertaining film that is highly stylized and 3) it will involve numerous big name Hollywood stars.  Café Society, his latest work t... Read More

Ice Age: Collision Course 4K Ultra HD Review
Ice Age: Collision Course 4K Ultra HD Review   Ice Age: Collision Course 4K Ultra HD Review
(Jennifer Broderick)  10/17/2016 2:42 PM EDT
It's what we've all been waiting for all these years.  I mean, the franchise films all start out with it and end with it.  We've seen shorts of it.  The anticipation has been almost crippling.   The public has demanded it and 20th Century Fox has delivered.  Yes, Scrat and his acorn are back. ... Read More

Joshy Blu-ray Review
Joshy Blu-ray Review   Joshy Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett)  10/14/2016 8:55 PM EDT
The majority of male bonding movies are typically raunchy, rowdy and depict a group of overgrown children drinking, taking drugs and having lots of sex while on some wild adventure (i.e. trip/vacation).  A perfect example would be 2009's The Hangover.  Based on that film, and its subsequent sequels, it would seem hard partying to the poin... Read More

American Horror Story Blu-ray Review
American Horror Story: Hotel Blu-ray Review   American Horror Story Blu-ray Review
(Sean Ferguson)  10/14/2016 8:32 PM EDT
You Can Check In… But You Wont Check Out!Last week, FX released the Blu-ray box set of American Horror Story: Hotel. Those who watch the series regularly know that each season starts with a new theme and generally uses the same cast for new characters in the new season. The big difference in Season Five is the loss of Jessica Lang, who ... Read More

X-Men: First Class 4K Ultra HD Review
X-Men: First Class 4K Ultra HD Review   X-Men: First Class 4K Ultra HD Review
(Jennifer Broderick)  10/12/2016 9:48 PM EDT
With one of the most favorite and beloved superhero Marvel franchises, comes the 4K release of X-Men: First Class.  X-Men: First Class was a long awaited prequel in this franchise bringing us back to the origins of the epic beginning of Professor Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr.  Providing us not only the history of these two y... Read More