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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 scoop on upcoming films or programming, and even our take on the classsics from our critics and Rotten Tomatoes Approved, Allison Rose.

Collateral 4K Ultra HD Review
Collateral   Collateral 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  12/7/2020 9:50 PM EST
From 1981 to 2001, Michael Mann (Manhunter) directed only seven feature films.  In that same time frame, Tom Cruise (Top Gun) more than tripled that number of films, and Jaime Foxx (Ray) had a total of eleven with his Oscar-winning performance coming later that year as the lead in Ray.  Jada Pinkett Smith (Scream 2, as Jada Pinkett) had a... Read More

Total Recall 4K Ultra HD Review
Total Recall 30Th Anniversary Edition   Total Recall 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  12/7/2020 8:39 PM EST
In the 1970s there was a screenplay floating around based on a story by Philip K. Dick (Blade Runner) about a man who experiences a vivid dream/or wakes up from one. The film made its way around all the studios and was stuck in development hell for a while, until one studio, Carolco, a director's studio, got a hold of the script and thought it woul... Read More

The Godfather Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone Blu-ray Review
The Godfather Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone   The Godfather Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone Blu-ray Review
(Sean McCloskey)  12/7/2020 12:22 PM EST
This December is the 30th Anniversary of The Godfather Part III's original release in theaters.  In celebration of the milestone, legendary director Francis Ford Coppola spent months working on a new edit of the film now titled, The Godfather Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone. The film is clearly the weakest of the trilogy but ... Read More

The Golden Child Blu-ray Review
Paramount Presents: The Golden Child   The Golden Child Blu-ray Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  12/7/2020 9:33 AM EST
In the early 1980's Eddie Murphy's career was on the rise.  With the success of Saturday Night Live and his budding movie career, it seemed he could practically do no wrong.  After starring in 48 Hours, Trading Places, and Beverly Hills Cop, it seemed the "golden boy" had the Midas touch.  Then came his next feature film, 1... Read More

Blade 4K Ultra HD Review
Blade   Blade 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  12/3/2020 10:13 PM EST
In 1998, comic book films were still a niche genre (excluding the Superman and Batman series of films). However, all that changed when New Line Cinema brought the film Blade to the silver screen. It was hailed as the beginning of the comic book era, as well as, Wesley Snipes' solidification of being an action star.When the project was first bro... Read More

Beverly Hills Cop 4K Ultra HD Review
Beverly Hills Cop   Beverly Hills Cop 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  12/1/2020 12:28 AM EST
Eddie Murphy (Dolemite Is My Name) was a stand-up comedian who became a household name in 1980 thanks to his weekly appearances on NBC's longtime comedy sketch show, Saturday Night Live (SNL).  With characters like Adult Buckwheat, Mr. Robinson (a play on Mr. Rogers), and a life-size Gumby, he is credited with helping to reinvigorate SNL w... Read More

The Lord of The Rings: Fellowship of The Ring 4K Ultra HD Review
Lord of the Rings, The: Motion Picture Trilogy   The Lord of The Rings: Fellowship of The Ring 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  11/30/2020 10:16 PM EST
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was born on January 3, 1892, and was able to read by the age of 4.  He was orphaned by twelve and was placed under the guardianship of Father Francis Xavier Morgan, as per his mother's wishes.  By sixteen he and his brother, Hilary, were living in a boarding house and attending King Edwards School.  He was k... Read More

Coming To America 4K Ultra HD Review
Coming to America Steelbook   Coming To America 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  11/30/2020 9:51 AM EST
Edward Regan Murphy was born in 1961 and by the age of fifteen, he knew what he wanted to be in life – an entertainer.   From 1980 – 1984, Murphy became a regular member of the Saturday Night Live cast and in 1982 starred with Nick Nolte (The Prince of Tides) in his first feature film, 48 Hours.   The following year, Murphy wo... Read More

Resident Evil 4K Ultra HD Review
Resident Evil The Complete Series   Resident Evil 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  11/24/2020 2:08 PM EST
The year was 1996 and video games had become a staple in many households.  At that time, one of the more popular consoles on the market was (and still is) PlayStation.  Capcom, a video game development company, decided to make a survival horror game where uninfected people had to fight against zombies and monsters after the pharmaceutical... Read More

The New Mutants 4K Ultra HD Review
The New Mutants   The New Mutants 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  11/17/2020 2:14 PM EST
In 1939 publisher Martin Goodman created Timely Publications, and twenty-two years later, thanks mainly to Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, and the legendary, Stan Lee, Marvel Comics was born.  Two years after the first X-Men comic was published.  Based on a group of "mutants" with supernatural powers, the X-Men were feared by humans ev... Read More

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