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.

The Equalizer 4K Ultra HD Review
The Equalizer   The Equalizer 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  07/26/2018 10:27 AM EDT
The Equalizer began as a television series on CBS back in the late 1980's and starred Edward Woodward (The Wicker Man). It ran for four seasons and was nominated for numerous awards before being canceled.  In 2014, Denzel Washington (Training Day) brought the character back to life in a feature film that garnered a following among fans and som... Read More

The Quick and the Dead 4K Ultra HD Review
The Quick and the Dead   The Quick and the Dead 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  07/25/2018 11:21 AM EDT
If you search for The Quick and the Dead on the popular pseudo encyclopedia website Wikipedia you will come up with four unique and different entries that span about 60 years.  The first on the list is a Nazi-occupied Europe war film, the second a documentary about racing,  The third a television movie and the last is 1995's Sam Raimi (Sp... Read More

Beyond Re-Animator Blu-ray Review
Beyond Re-Animator   Beyond Re-Animator Blu-ray Review
(Leonard Buccellato)  07/24/2018 8:20 PM EDT
Vestron/Lionsgate releases the second summer film in the Collector's series on July 24th, with everyone's favorite mad scientist, the inimitable Dr. Herbert West (Jeffrey Combs ; The Frighteners) in the final installment of the series, Beyond Re-Animator.After causing the Miskatonic University Massacre, Dr. Herbert West has been serving a prison se... Read More

Dagon Blu-ray Review
Dagon   Dagon Blu-ray Review
(Leonard Buccellato)  07/24/2018 4:58 PM EDT
"We shall dive down through black abysses...and in that lair of the Deep Ones we shall dwell amidst wonder and glory forever" - H.P. LovecraftBased on a short story by H.P Lovecraft, the undisputed master of macabre, Dagon follows Paul and his girlfriend, Barbara, as they celebrate the success of their new company on a yacht off the coast... Read More

Isle of Dogs Blu-ray Review
Isle of Dogs   Isle of Dogs Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  07/17/2018 1:26 PM EDT
Man's best friend.  They are faithful and true and generally loving.  But what happens when man turns against them? Wes Anderson's (Fantastic Mr. Fox) stop-motion animation film Isle of Dogs offers a heartbreaking tale (or tail as the case may be) that makes you look at dogs in a way that you may have seen them seen them before but that i... Read More

Mosaic Blu-ray Review
Mosaic   Mosaic Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  07/11/2018 12:14 AM EDT
Remember those books where the ending you got depended on which plot you chose?  Imagine being able to do the same thing with a television show.  HBO took that concept and while they didn't completely transfer it, they certainly updated it to incorporate today's technology.  Imagine an app for your phone that allows you to choose dif... Read More

Rampage 4K Ultra HD Review
Rampage   Rampage 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  07/10/2018 10:09 AM EDT
A Man and his Ape are not soon parted. So when you take the biggest action star in the world, Dwayne Johnson (Skyscraper) and add a large albino ape as a sidekick you get movie theater gold.Rampage is the latest classic video game to get a big screen adaptation. The game was originally released in arcades in 1986 and then hit the home entertai... Read More

Chappaquiddick Blu-ray Review
Chappaquiddick   Chappaquiddick Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  07/09/2018 9:38 AM EDT
The month was July, the year 1969.  In the middle of the month, two events would occur within days of each other that would not only have significance for the Kennedy family but would also captivate millions of Americans.  The second event would happen two days after the first when Neil Armstrong walked on the moon fulfilling a promise th... Read More

Black Lightning Blu-ray Review
Black Lightning: The Complete First Season   Black Lightning Blu-ray Review
(Maureen Buccellato)  07/05/2018 10:34 AM EDT
You just can't keep a good Superhero "verse" down. In 2018 The CW expanded their "DCverse" with Black Lightning - the story of Jefferson Pierce, a high school principal, and father of two who has a very big secret. It just completed its first season run on the CW on April 17, and now Warner Bros. has released a 2-disc Blu-ra... Read More

Spinning Man Blu-ray Review
Spinning Man   Spinning Man Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/24/2018 8:58 AM EDT
A blackout can be described as a temporary loss of consciousness and can be devastating for the individual who suffers from it.  Imagine losing track of time and not knowing what you may or may not have done during that time or if what you think may have happened actually is the truth.  Author George Harrar takes this idea and twists it i... Read More

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