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.

CHiPs Theatrical Review
CHiPs   CHiPs Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  03/23/2017 11:48 AM EDT
When I was a little girl, I loved cheesy television shows.  The Love Boat, Fantasy Island, and CHiPs were among some of my favorites.  Granted, they weren't great television by today's standards but when you are young you don't really worry about those things. It was fun television that entertained and ther... Read More

Power Rangers Theatrical Review
Power Rangers   Power Rangers Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  03/23/2017 11:07 AM EDT
In 1993, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers debuted on television and became very successful among children.  Based on a Japanese series, Power Rangers generally consisted of five teenagers who were trained and morph into superheroes.  The franchise has made over $6 million in merchandising with action figures and Halloween costumes, ... Read More

Beauty and the Beast Theatrical Review
Beauty and the Beast   Beauty and the Beast Theatrical Review
(Judith Raymer)  03/15/2017 10:01 AM EDT
Disney's latest masterpiece, Beauty and the Beast, is a live-action adaptation based on the 1991 animated classic.  Some fans of the original (including original cast members that might have been quoted in the press) have questioned the need for or purpose of "recreating" such a timeless favorite.  Had the studio decided to ... Read More

Kong: Skull Island Theatrical Review
Kong: Skull Island   Kong: Skull Island Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  03/08/2017 1:52 PM EDT
Ever since he first appeared in movie theaters back in 1933, we have had a fascination with one humongous ape.  King Kong became a classic and sparked not only our imaginations but spawned remakes and reincarnations of the huge beast.  In 2005, Peter Jackson (Lord of the Rings) brought his spin to the series in a three-hour... Read More

Get Out Theatrical Review
Get Out   Get Out Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  02/23/2017 10:33 AM EDT
Jordan Peele is known for being a comedian.  Along with his partner Keegan Michael Key (Why Him?), they have starred in their own sketch comedy show and last year's successful movie, Keanu.  So it's a little surprising to see he has written and directed a horror film called Get Out.  Based on his background it doesn... Read More

The Great Wall Theatrical Review
The Great Wall   The Great Wall Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  02/16/2017 2:48 PM EDT
The Great Wall of China spans over 5,500 miles and took 1,700 years to build.  It is made of stone, brick, and wood and was meant to keep enemies from crossing the border into China.  A marvel of labor and architecture that can be seen from outer space, it has numerous stories to tell.  Some of these stories include legends that are ... Read More

Fist Fight Theatrical Review
Fist Fight   Fist Fight Theatrical Review
(Judith Raymer)  02/16/2017 2:00 PM EDT
Parking lot.  After school.  3pm.  Think you've seen it?  Think again.  Fist Fight stars Ice Cube (Boys n the Hood; Friday) and Charlie Day (Horrible Bosses; It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) as high school teachers readying to draw fists at the end of the day.  Directed by Richie Keen (It's Alwa... Read More

Fifty Shades Darker Theatrical Review
Fifty Shades Darker   Fifty Shades Darker Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  02/09/2017 12:45 PM EDT
Soccer moms rejoice!  Part two of the latest favorite book trilogy is now ready to be released in movie theaters nationwide just in time for Valentine's Day.  After two years of waiting, Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele are back on the big screen to help us once again indulge in our wildest fantasies.  Fifty Shades Darker is ... Read More

John Wick, Chapter 2 Theatrical Review
John Wick, Chapter 2   John Wick, Chapter 2 Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  02/09/2017 10:07 AM EDT
In 2014, Keanu Reeves (The Matrix) made a career comeback to action films with a little known movie entitled John Wick. It featured the perfect revenge story, a man hell-bent on avenging the death of his dog that his wife gave him from beyond the grave. The movie had everything going for it — great plot, great acting, great action, ... Read More

Batman Lego Movie Theatrical Review
Batman Lego Movie   Batman Lego Movie Theatrical Review
(Jennifer Broderick)  02/08/2017 9:35 AM EDT
With a hit song, "Everything is Awesome" and an amazing first movie, The Lego Batman Movie is an easy ride into building a franchise.  With the advent of the television show Gotham and the renewed interest in Superheroes and Villains by the younger generation, Batman is a huge hit with the children of all ages.  Lionsg... Read More



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