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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 Drop   The Drop Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  9/12/2014 12:52 PM EDT
One of James Gandolfini's (The Sopranos) final movies, "The Drop", heads to theaters today,  September 12, 2014.  Gandolfini plays Cousin Marv a former tough guy bar owner in NY who now is reluctantly under the watch of the Chechnyan Mob.  The mob uses his bar as one of many to make "the drop", a monthly payout by... Read More

Supernatural Season Nine   Supernatural Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  9/11/2014 12:10 PM EDT
The boys are back for season 9 in the very successful series, Supernatural, on the CW. With Season 10 waiting in wings, Warner Bros. has  brought season 9 to Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD, so everyone can catch up on the Winchesters before the new season starts.Last time we visited the world of Supernatural in season 8, the angel Metatron (Curt... Read More

The Originals: The Complete First Season   The Originals Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  9/4/2014 9:22 AM EDT
Following in the footsteps of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, CW's The Vampire Diaries series created a spin-off television show called the Originals, which premiered the fall of 2013. The spin-off series debuted during season four of Vampire Diaries during an episode entitled  "Originals".As the title suggests, The Originals continues... Read More

As Above / So Below   As Above / So Below Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  8/29/2014 9:28 AM EDT
As Above, So Below, the latest horror thriller co-written and directed by John Erick Dowdle (Quarantine, Devil) opens this week in theaters.  Set in the catacombs under Paris, As above follows a team of explorers as they discover the horror under the City of Lights.  While underground the explorers have visions of their pasts which haunt ... Read More

The November Man   The November Man Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  8/27/2014 9:19 AM EDT
Proving you can't keep a good agent down, Pierce Bronson, 007 himself, has just gotten his license to kill reinstated in the new thriller, November Man. November Man, director by spy thriller veteran, Roger Donaldson (The Bank Job, The Recruit), based on the first in a thirteen part book series by author Bill Granger, is about a retied CIA... Read More

Blended   Blended Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  8/26/2014 11:31 PM EDT
Blended – I am not an Adam Sandler fan.  I have never seen "Happy Gilmore", "Billy Madison" or "The Wedding Singer" and I only got about 30 minutes through "Jack and Jill" before turning it off.   Based on my bias, while I liked "50 First Dates", I wasn't looking forward to sitt... Read More

Bedknobs and Broomsticks   Bedknobs and Broomsticks Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  8/26/2014 11:13 PM EDT
If you're looking for a bit of nostalgia, the 1971 Disney Classic "Bedknobs and broomsticks" has been released on Blu-ray and DVD.  This extended version restores 20 plus minutes of footage, which was not seen originally in theaters.  Blending live action, animation and musical numbers, Bedknobs is another example of the family ... Read More

Revolution   Revolution Blu-ray Review
(Maureen Buccellato)  8/20/2014 8:38 PM EDT
Revolution, created by Eric Kripke (Supernatural), comes back for a second and final season on Blu-ray to the delight to fans of  the now canceled show.  While the series started off fairly slowly, it picked up part way through and the second season continued this momentum.Beginning the series six months after season one concluded, we fin... Read More

The Expendables 3   The Expendables 3 Theatrical Review
(Judith Raymer)  8/14/2014 2:38 PM EDT
The night the lights went out on…Lincoln Road.  A power outage affected the entire block.  In the theatre, The Expendables 3 continued to play.  Like the proverbial cockroach.  Except for the sound.  The sound had cut out, and the crowd agreed that the film had just improved ten-fold.  Should Stallone be bored e... Read More

Muppets Most Wanted   Muppets Most Wanted Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  8/12/2014 9:07 AM EDT
Muppets Most Wanted is anything but.  Like so many movie sequels it doesn't come close to the original, or in this case, the first movie in the most recent reboot of the Muppets.  Watching the Muppet show growing up was always fun and I am inclined to love almost anything Muppets but this sequel just wasn't good.  I kept looking for ... Read More

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