Movie Reviews, Digital HD Reviews, 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 critical reviews off upcoming films or programming, and even our take on the classsics from our critics Tomatometer-Approved Critic, Allison Rose.


 
The Rhythm Section Blu-ray Review
The Rhythm Section   The Rhythm Section Blu-ray Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  4/27/2020 8:35 PM EDT
The rhythm section is the heart of any band.  The drums are the heartbeat that keeps the tempo for the rest of the instruments.  It is the same with the human body.  The heartbeat can be very fast when a person is angry or agitated or slow and smooth when feeling a sense of calm and serenity. For a trained gunman, the goal is to achi... Read More

King Creole Blu-ray Review
King Creole   King Creole Blu-ray Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  4/25/2020 8:22 PM EDT
In 1953 Elvis Aron Presley (Jailhouse Rock) walked into a recording studio and cut two songs as a birthday gift for his mother. By 1956 he had a recording contract and was touring all over the country to the screams of adoring teenage girls.  His boyish good looks mixed with his "rockabilly" sound made him unique.  His outrageou... Read More

To Catch a Thief Blu-ray Review
To Catch a Thief   To Catch a Thief Blu-ray Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  4/23/2020 12:22 PM EDT
Over one hundred years ago, film producer, Adolph Zukor, took 22 actors and actresses and gave them contracts to work for him and his partners Daniel and Charles Frohman.  Originally called Famous Players Film Company, it later became Paramount Pictures or simply, Paramount.  They have one of the highest-grossing films of all time, Titani... Read More

The Gentlemen 4K Ultra HD Review
The Gentlemen   The Gentlemen 4K Ultra HD Review
(Alyn Darnay)  4/21/2020 10:11 AM EDT
At long last director Guy Richie is back in the territory he knows best - the harsh, talky, violent, clever, funny, sexy, entertaining, and ever ‘British Cool' of Cockney London's underworld. It's a post-modern English pulp fiction gem of a film, presented in a way that only a master of the sub-genre can bring it to the screen; an... Read More

Like a Boss Blu-ray Review
Like a Boss   Like a Boss Blu-ray Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  4/20/2020 5:33 PM EDT
Ever since 2011's Bridesmaids came to theaters a new "sub-genre" has consistently made its way to the big screen.  These female based, raunchy, friendship, women's empowerment movies have been popping up with great casts and usually some funny and memorable moments. In 2017, Girls Trip brought together four talented women and... Read More

V: The Final Battle Blu-ray Review
V: The Final Battle   V: The Final Battle Blu-ray Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  4/14/2020 9:20 AM EDT
As fans, we can be passionate and overzealous about our favorite shows/movies/music/etc.  Just look at all the social media posts about Netflix's sensational documentary, Tiger King.  Everyone is talking about this show and if you haven't seen it yet, what are you waiting for?  Well, Back in 1983 and 1984 colleagues stood aro... Read More

Just Mercy Blu-ray Review
Just Mercy   Just Mercy Blu-ray Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  3/31/2020 11:20 AM EDT
In 1985 Bryan Stevenson graduated from Harvard Law School and instead of going to work in a fancy law firm, making lots of money and working 80 hours a week, he chose to work for the Southern Center for Human Rights.  After federal funding for that program was cut he decided to create the non-profit EJI=Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, ... Read More

Dolittle 4K Ultra HD Review
Dolittle   Dolittle 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  3/27/2020 8:39 AM EDT
In 1920 English author Hugh Lofting published the first of fifteen children's books entitled The Story of Doctor Dolittle.  The books chronicle the life of a doctor who decides to forgo treating human patients for animals, with whom he can converse.  The popular series based in the 1800's has been adapted for the big screen severa... Read More

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker 4K Ultra HD Review
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker   Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker 4K Ultra HD Review
(Eric English)  3/25/2020 4:17 PM EDT
Hardly an introduction is needed. When you are suddenly surrounded by the first triumphant notes of its iconic theme song followed by its inwardly scrolling vertical marquee you already know where you are being transported. To a different universe filled with exotic alien creatures, heroic stories of the past written in an epic war between good and... Read More

The Grudge Blu-ray Review
The Grudge   The Grudge Blu-ray Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  3/23/2020 10:26 AM EDT
In 1998, while in film school, Takashi Shimizu created; a series of short horror films called Ju-On or "Curse Grudge".  They became popular in Japan and in 2004 a version, starring Sarah Michelle Gellar (Buffy The Vampire Slayer) was produced for American cinema. It was followed by The Grudge 2 In 2006 and a third installment that wa... Read More

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