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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.

The Secret Garden Blu-ray Review
The Secret Garden   The Secret Garden Blu-ray Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  10/8/2020 2:40 PM EST
When someone comes across a great story, they often think, "this would make a really good movie", which is why so many novels become major motion pictures.  Many of those stories are literary classics – Sense and Sensibility, Jane Eyre, The Great Gatsby, etc. – that lend themselves to the big screen.  Frances Hodgson... Read More

300 4K Ultra HD Review
300   300 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  10/6/2020 9:35 AM EST
This. Is. Sparta!!!!!  With those three little words spoken back in 2006, actor Gerard Butler (Law Abiding Citizen) and director Zach Snyder (Man of Steel) became part of cinematic history.  It all began when graphic novelist Frank Miller (Sin City) decided to write a story about the Battle of Thermopylae which reportedly took place in 48... Read More

Little Monsters Blu-ray Review
Little Monsters   Little Monsters Blu-ray Review
(Leonard Buccellato)  9/29/2020 3:32 PM EST
The 1980s were a time of no-holds-barred movies. Some of these films, like Terminator or Amadeus,  represent the dichotomy of experimental and groundbreaking movies, to be had across genres. However, there were also too many that were derivative and downright forgettable. This next film falls somewhere in between.Little Monsters is the story o... Read More

Shivers Blu-ray Review
Shivers   Shivers Blu-ray Review
(Leonard Buccellato)  9/24/2020 8:54 PM EST
David Cronenberg, without hyperbole, is one of the greatest genre movie directors. Body-Horror, a term used to describe a sub-genre which showcases violations of the human body, is a genre some would say he single-handedly created, albeit admittedly the tropes existed before Shivers and Rabid melted the silver screen. However, no one director/scree... Read More

Full Metal Jacket 4K Ultra HD Review
Full Metal Jacket   Full Metal Jacket 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  9/22/2020 1:35 PM EST
Stanley Kubrick (The Shining) was born in a Manhattan hospital in the summer of 1928. While still in high school he displayed an affinity for writing, photography, and film.  By the time he was 23 he was producing and directing short films and four short years later he was directing his first Hollywood feature, The Killing.  While the mov... Read More

Irresistible Blu-ray Review
Irresistible   Irresistible Blu-ray Review
(Alyn Darnay)  9/22/2020 9:17 AM EST
Jon Stewart, the genius behind 16 years of the best version of Comedy Central's "Daily Show" may have taken his leave from television, but he hasn't left the spotlight for a minute. Recently, after nine years of lobbying, he showed up at a congressional hearing fighting for health benefits for the First Responders of 911. Then, he showed ... Read More

Roman Holiday Blu-ray Review
Roman Holiday   Roman Holiday Blu-ray Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  9/15/2020 8:38 AM EST
Audrey Hepburn (Breakfast at Tiffany's) was born in 1929 and by the age of twenty-four, she had her first starring role in a feature film – Roman Holiday.  She won her only Oscar for portraying Princess Ann, a heavily guarded royal who, on a state visit to Rome, decides to play hooky and slips out of the embassy undetected.  The... Read More

The Flash Blu-ray Review
The Flash: The Complete Sixth Season   The Flash Blu-ray Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  9/7/2020 9:18 PM EST
Bartholomew Henry "Barry" Allen, a.k.a The Flash (Grant Gustin; Glee) first appeared in DC Comics' the showcase #4 back in 1956.  Possessing super speed, he could defeat enemies before they even knew what hit them.  In 2014, the CW added The Flash television series was added to the "Arrowverse" lineup. Premiering a... Read More

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows 4K Ultra HD Review
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows   Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  9/1/2020 6:44 PM EST
In 2009, Robert Downey, Jr. (Iron Man) transitioned from playing a superhero in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to portraying one of the most recognized characters in British, literary history.  Downey Jr.'s Holmes was confident, self-assured, intelligent, and cocky and critics and audiences alike loved it.  Holmes' sidekick, Dr. John Watso... Read More

Goonies 4K Ultra HD Review
Goonies   Goonies 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  9/1/2020 10:05 AM EST
The Goonies never say die!  What, might you ask, is a Goonie?  According to the Urban Dictionary, it is a person who is likable but also an oddball outcast, nerd, dork, and/or weirdo.  For millions of us, who were teenagers in 1985, it is the tale of a group of friends who follow a treasure map and go looking for a pirate ship, ... Read More

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