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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 Rotten Tomatoes Approved, Allison Rose.

Resident Evil 4K Ultra HD Review
Resident Evil The Complete Series   Resident Evil 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  11/24/2020 2:08 PM EST
The year was 1996 and video games had become a staple in many households.  At that time, one of the more popular consoles on the market was (and still is) PlayStation.  Capcom, a video game development company, decided to make a survival horror game where uninfected people had to fight against zombies and monsters after the pharmaceutical... Read More

The Croods: A New Age Theatrical Review
The Croods: A New Age   The Croods: A New Age Theatrical Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  11/23/2020 12:17 PM EST
DreamWorks Animation began in 1994 as a subdivision of Amblimation but ten years later it became its own company.  Over the last 25 years, DreamWorks has released thirty-eight animated feature films.  Beginning with The Prince of Egypt, the company has had success with several movie franchises including Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, a... Read More

Sound of Metal Theatrical Review
Sound of Metal   Sound of Metal Theatrical Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  11/20/2020 9:47 AM EST
The saying goes…be careful what you wish for, you may just get it.  To put it another way, if you get what you think you wish for you may be disappointed with the results.  Sometimes, it's better to just be satisfied with and grateful for what you have already instead of trying to "fix" things.   This lesson plays ou... Read More

The Last Vermeer Digital HD Review
The Last Vermeer   The Last Vermeer Digital HD Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  11/19/2020 10:24 AM EST
Johannes Vermeer was a Dutch artist who lived in the middle of the 1600s.  While alive, he gained a certain level of regional success but, due to his expensive paint supplies and having a family of eleven children, he died in 1675 leaving his family with a mountain of debt.Henricus Antonius "Han" Van Meegeren was born almost three ce... Read More

The New Mutants 4K Ultra HD Review
The New Mutants   The New Mutants 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  11/17/2020 2:14 PM EST
In 1939 publisher Martin Goodman created Timely Publications, and twenty-two years later, thanks mainly to Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, and the legendary, Stan Lee, Marvel Comics was born.  Two years after the first X-Men comic was published.  Based on a group of "mutants" with supernatural powers, the X-Men were feared by humans ev... Read More

LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special Digital HD Review
LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special   LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special Digital HD Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  11/17/2020 12:26 AM EST
Star Wars is so much more than just a series of films produced over four decades.  It is a multi-million-dollar franchise and a culture all its own.  It has nine core movies, numerous spin-off films, cartoons, toys, books, television series, videogames, dolls and so much more.  Lego toys are almost three decades older than the Star W... Read More

Mallrats Blu-ray Review
Mallrats: 2-Disc 25th Anniversary Special Edition   Mallrats Blu-ray Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  11/16/2020 10:00 AM EST
Kevin Patrick Smith (Clerks) was born and raised fifteen minutes from me in Monmouth County, New Jersey, and is a mere six months older than me (yet abundantly more financially successful).  When his first feature film debuted at the Sundance Film Festival, won two awards and later screened at the Cannes International Film Festival, where it c... Read More

Dreamland Theatrical Review
Dreamland   Dreamland Theatrical Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  11/13/2020 12:59 PM EST
Bonnie and Clyde were probably two of the most notorious criminals of the great depression error who died together in 1934.  However, have you ever wondered what would happen to Bonnie without Clyde?  What if she was only slightly wounded, hiding, a fugitive from the law?What if you were a young man living in poverty with your family in t... Read More

The Last Dance Blu-ray Review
The Last Dance   The Last Dance Blu-ray Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  11/12/2020 3:15 PM EST
The top athletes in almost any sport are revered all over the world.  Their talent, their competitive spirit, their hard work, their strength and agility, and their mindset make them the best and they are celebrated for it.  They are paid handsomely, and they become celebrities.  Their goals are to play as long as possible and win of... Read More

Freaky Theatrical Review
Freaky   Freaky Theatrical Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  11/11/2020 2:09 PM EST
How often do you see on the internet a film categorized as Horror/Comedy? It's a rare event indeed as one would not normally think of those two film genres together.  Some might argue that the Scream franchise has some hints of comedy in them but not enough to label them as such.  Interestingly, Happy Death Day is listed as Horror/Mystery... Read More

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