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Here at FlickDirect, our goal is to provide up-to-date reviews on theatrical, home entertainment, and television series. Check out the critical reviews off upcoming films or programming, and even our take on the classsics from our critics Tomatometer-Approved Critic, Allison Rose.


 
The Suicide Squad   The Suicide Squad Theatrical Review
(Allison Rose)  8/5/2021 9:44 AM EDT
Every good superhero comic book must have a supervillain or two but what happens when a group of villains are forced to work together as a kind of super antihero team? In 1959 DC comics first introduced the Suicide Squad. A more modern version debuted in 1987 and the most recent incantation is called Task Force X.  These criminals are recruite... Read More

The Wraith Collector's Series   The Wraith Blu-ray Review
(Leonard Buccellato)  8/2/2021 11:40 PM EDT
A Long time ago, in a galaxy far far away, in a land devoid of Tiger's blood and Adonis DNA, Charlie Sheen was an up-and-coming actor. Before Platoon hit, and helped to propel his career, he starred in The Wraith! Lionsgate, through its imprint, Vestron Home Video, releases another, seldom sought after, but still a decent amount of fun, g... Read More

G.I. Joe: The Retaliation   G.I. Joe: The Retaliation 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Rose)  8/2/2021 10:29 AM EDT
As Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins makes its way to theaters this month, Paramount Pictures has decided to release remastered 4K Blu-rays of G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra and G.I. Joe: Retaliation.  Originally released in theaters in 2009 and 2013 respectively, the films were critically panned but made a profit at box offices worldwide.  While... Read More

Stillwater   Stillwater Theatrical Review
(Allison Rose)  7/29/2021 11:02 PM EDT
On November 2, 2007, the body of Meredith Kercher, an English exchange student sharing an apartment with three other women, was found in her room.  She had been sexually assaulted and stabbed in the neck multiple times.  One of her roommates, an American exchange student named Amanda Knox and Amanda's boyfriend, were arrested in connectio... Read More

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra   G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Rose)  7/28/2021 4:09 PM EDT
The year was 1923.  The place was Providence, Rhode Island.  The event was the creation of Hassenfeld Brothers, a textile company created by three brothers, Henry, Hillel, and Herman.  In 1942 the company had transitioned to making toys and in 1964 they created an "action figure" called G.I. Joe.  Originally, G.I. Joe ... Read More

Jungle Cruise   Jungle Cruise Theatrical Review
(Allison Rose)  7/27/2021 1:56 PM EDT
In 2003 Disney released a feature film based on an attraction from their theme parks…yes, AN ATTRACTION! Pirates of the Caribbean has always been popular with guests but when Disney announced a movie passed on the ride, people were skeptical.  Five movies and billions of dollars later, the skeptics have been silenced and Disne... Read More

Joe Bell   Joe Bell Theatrical Review
(Allison Rose)  7/23/2021 9:25 AM EDT
Bullying is defined as unwanted, aggressive behavior among school-aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time.  Forty to fifty years ago, it was considered normal and "character building".  Even today, with zero-tolerance policies in sc... Read More

Old   Old Theatrical Review
(Allison Rose)  7/22/2021 1:10 PM EDT
Writer/director/actor/producer M. Night Shyamalan is known for creating thrilling stories that usually have a twist at the end.  Though he directed two films prior, his breakout movie, The Sixth Sense, came out in 1999, and ever since he has been entertaining us with films like Signs, Unbreakable / Split / Glass, and The Village. &nb... Read More

Snatch   Snatch 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Rose)  7/21/2021 9:40 AM EDT
The year was 1998.  Writer/director Guy Ritchie (Sherlock Holmes) released his first feature film - Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels - about a group of friends who pool their money to play in a high stake's poker game.  Two years later, his sophomore movie, Snatch, received a lukewarm to favorable reception from critics but garnered p... Read More

Almost Famous Steelbook   Almost Famous 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Rose)  7/14/2021 9:30 AM EDT
Writer, producer, director, journalist, and actor Cameron Crowe was born in 1957 in Palm Springs, California.  He skipped kindergarten as well as two grades in elementary school setting in motion a life full of overachievement.  By the time Crowe graduated high school, at the age of fifteen, he had already been writing articles for local ... Read More

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