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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 Shawshank Redemption   The Shawshank Redemption 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Rose)  9/14/2021 7:04 PM EST
When one hears the name Stephen King, the first thought is horror-themed novels turned into blockbuster movies, but some may not know that he has written other stories without that scary, supernatural slant.  A perfect example of this is his 1982 novella called Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption.  Twelve years after it was publish... Read More

Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms   Mortal Kombat Legends: Battle of the Realms 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Rose)  9/10/2021 10:44 AM EST
Fans of the popular video game, Mortal Kombat, have had quite a bit to talk about in the last few years.  Besides the extremely successful launch of Mortal Kombat 11, there have been two animated Mortal Kombat Legends films and a live-action movie that have come out in the past eighteen months. In April of 2020, during the height of Covid lock... Read More

Zack Snyder's Justice League   Zack Snyder's Justice League 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  9/8/2021 9:11 AM EST
Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight Trilogy was hailed as a success by critics and fans alike. It was during this time Warner Bros. and DC Comics realized they had created comic book films in such a way that audiences connected with them  Warner Bros., DC Comics, Christopher Nolan, and Zack and Deborah Snyder planned a brand new Superman ... Read More

Star Trek: The Original 4 Movies Collection   Star Trek: The Motion Picture 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Rose)  9/7/2021 8:16 PM EST
In 1966 NBC aired a new science fiction series created by Gene Roddenberry called Star Trek.  Originally, it wasn't very well received and was canceled after three seasons due to low Nielsen ratings.  Several years later it became a hit in syndication and eventually spawned eight television series, thirteen movies, books, games, and toys.... Read More

The Conjuring 3: The Devil Made Me Do It   The Conjuring 3: The Devil Made Me Do It 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Rose)  8/30/2021 11:52 AM EST
Ed and Lorraine Warren were Roman Catholics who claimed to be a demonologist and clairvoyant/light trance medium respectively.  They were paranormal investigators who were involved with numerous hauntings/possessions that took place in the 1970s and '80s.  While many chose to believe in their special "talents" others were qu... Read More

The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard   The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard 4K Ultra HD Review
(Maureen Buccellato)  8/30/2021 10:27 AM EST
In 2017, Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool) came into our lives as a high-profile bodyguard, Michael Bryce, in the movie "The Hitman's Bodyguard". He has a fall from grace after one of his clients gets assassinated on Michael's watch, causing a downward spiral for Bryce. He is forced to take on less than desirable clients to make a living a... Read More

Labyrinth 35th Anniversary Edition   Labyrinth 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Rose)  8/20/2021 10:09 AM EST
Thirty-five years ago, Jennifer Connelly (Snowpiercer) was only a teenager when she landed the lead role of Sarah in the Jim Henson (The Muppets) directed movie, Labyrinth.  Co-starring David Bowie (The Man Who Fell to Earth) as Jareth, the goblin king, the film was initially considered a flop only having grossed just below thirteen million in... Read More

G.I. Joe: The Retaliation   G.I. Joe: The Retaliation 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Rose)  8/2/2021 10:29 AM EST
As Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins makes its way to theaters this month, Paramount Pictures has decided to release remastered 4K Blu-rays of G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra and G.I. Joe: Retaliation.  Originally released in theaters in 2009 and 2013 respectively, the films were critically panned but made a profit at box offices worldwide.  While... Read More

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra   G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Rose)  7/28/2021 4:09 PM EST
The year was 1923.  The place was Providence, Rhode Island.  The event was the creation of Hassenfeld Brothers, a textile company created by three brothers, Henry, Hillel, and Herman.  In 1942 the company had transitioned to making toys and in 1964 they created an "action figure" called G.I. Joe.  Originally, G.I. Joe ... Read More

Snatch   Snatch 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Rose)  7/21/2021 9:40 AM EST
The year was 1998.  Writer/director Guy Ritchie (Sherlock Holmes) released his first feature film - Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels - about a group of friends who pool their money to play in a high stake's poker game.  Two years later, his sophomore movie, Snatch, received a lukewarm to favorable reception from critics but garnered p... Read More

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