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Reviews By Allison Skornick-Rose

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 Roten Tomoatoes Approved, Allison Rose.

White Boy Rick Blu-ray Review
White Boy Rick   White Boy Rick Blu-ray Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  1/1/2019 10:03 PM EDT
Richard Wershe Jr. (newcomer Richie Merritt) was born on July 1969 but never stood a chance at having a normal life.  He lived in Detroit, Michigan with his father, who sold guns illegally, and his drug addict sister.  At fourteen years old he became the youngest ever FBI informant but was abandoned when three years alter he was arrested ... Read More

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Theatrical Review
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald   Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Theatrical Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  11/15/2018 9:50 AM EDT
J.K.Rowling couldn't have imagined the phenomenon she created when she originally spun a story about a magical world and a boy wizard.  Like so many of the comic book superheroes, Harry Potter has become its own universe with avid fans of all ages worldwide.  When the eight films ended there was a certain sadness to see it all come to... Read More

Nobody's Fool Theatrical Review
Nobody's Fool   Nobody's Fool Theatrical Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  11/2/2018 9:22 AM EDT
Tyler Perry (Gone Girl) has made a career of creating films for a distinct demographic and entertaining masses for years in the process.  His Madea series of movies are successful comedies that are a hit with audiences every time they are released.  Studios know that he can make movies quickly and generally with a modest budget but that r... Read More

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Theatrical Review
The Nutcracker and the Four Realms   The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Theatrical Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  11/1/2018 4:47 PM EDT
There are certain things that are synonymous with the Christmas holiday season…Carols, colorful lights, presents, and The Nutcracker. The ballet is famous the world over with some of the most recognizable music around.  Even if you don't celebrate Christmas, you are probably aware of Clara's story, the Nutcracker Soldier, the Mo... Read More

Eighth Grade Blu-ray Review
Eighth Grade   Eighth Grade Blu-ray Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  10/9/2018 10:31 AM EDT
Who can forget those awkward teenage years when everything seemed catastrophic including one little pimple that may be here today, gone tomorrow?  Or begging your parents to buy you the latest fashion, game, etc and screaming at them and pouting when they refused?  And of course, the most dreaded place on earth in any teenager's live&... Read More

Night School Theatrical Review
Night School   Night School Theatrical Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  9/27/2018 3:56 PM EDT
Summer is over, the Fall has begun.  Kids are back in school, learning and striving towards the goal of earning their High School Diplomas.  This achievement is a milestone in the lives of so many young people and seems to be a necessity in today's society to get almost any kind of job.  For those who drop out before they graduat... Read More

Love, Gilda Theatrical Review
Love, Gilda   Love, Gilda Theatrical Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  9/20/2018 3:48 PM EDT
Gilda Radner was born in Detroit Michigan in 1946. She lost her father to a brain tumor when she was 14 and dropped out of college to follow her boyfriend at the time to Canada.  There she became part of an acting troupe and eventually joined The Second City comedy troupe.  In 1974 she was part of the National Lampoon's Radio Hour alo... Read More

Ant-man and the Wasp Theatrical Review
Ant-man and the Wasp   Ant-man and the Wasp Theatrical Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  6/29/2018 9:01 AM EDT
For the last ten years, Marvel Studios has been entertaining us with tales of superheroes and Gods.  In the first half of 2018 alone we were treated to blockbusters The Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War and as we hit the halfway point of the year they are once again delighting us with their next film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe Ant... Read More

Adrift Theatrical Review
Adrift   Adrift Theatrical Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  5/31/2018 9:36 AM EDT
Survival...Perseverance…Strength.  How much can we as human beings handle when pushed to our limits?  How strong is our will to live?  For Tami Oldham (Shailene Woodley; Divergent Series)  those questions would be answered in one of the most terrifying events as she struggled to live at sea after a category four hurricane... Read More

Ballers Blu-ray Review
Ballers: The Complete Third Season   Ballers Blu-ray Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  4/10/2018 2:46 PM EDT
HBO is known for quality television that engrosses audiences and keeps them coming back time and time again.  The Sopranos, True Blood and Game of Thrones have all been award winners, just to name a few and the cable network has a strong history excellence in television.  Occasionally they get a mildly entertaining series that has some ap... Read More

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