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.

The Boss Baby 4K Ultra HD Review
The Boss Baby   The Boss Baby 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  27/07/2017 17:16 EDT
If you aren't the youngest child in your family and there is a least a few years difference between you and your younger sibling(s), then you know how Tim (Miles Bakshi; Shrek Forever After/Toby Maguire; Spider-Man) feels when his baby brother is born.  Any older sibling will tell you that the new baby takes up all of the attention a... Read More

Atomic Blonde Theatrical Review
Atomic Blonde   Atomic Blonde Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  26/07/2017 18:18 EDT
In 1989, the Cold War and Berlin Wall permeated world news.  Spies from Russia, England and America worked all over Europe smuggling secrets in a deadly game of cat and mouse.  When the wall finally fell, it changed the course of history and some say the spy game forever.  Atomic Blonde, based on the graphic novel The Coldest City by... Read More

Warlock Blu-ray Review
Warlock Collection   Warlock Blu-ray Review
(Leonard Buccellato)  25/07/2017 09:36 EDT
I don't know how many times I can say this but these Vestron Video releases are casting a spell on me. As a long-time genre fan, I could never get enough of anything horror related, even after the golden age of horror had begun to wane, and the 80's lurched into the early 90's and the horror scene had begun its slow decline, I was still compelled t... Read More

Dunkirk Theatrical Review
Dunkirk   Dunkirk Theatrical Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  18/07/2017 15:15 EDT
Christopher Nolan (The Dark Knight) is known for writing and directing some gripping films.  His visuals are usually filled with grays and deeper colors which set a tone that permeates his aesthetic and draws the audience in.  He knows how to build a scene so it offers the viewer layers while contributing to the overall feel of his films.... Read More

Resident Evil: Vendetta 4K Ultra HD Review
Resident Evil: Vendetta   Resident Evil: Vendetta 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  18/07/2017 08:41 EDT
Resident Evil (originally titled Biohazard) debuted as a PlayStation video game in 1996 and for 21 years it has entertained gamers and audiences worldwide.  There have been numerous version of the extremely popular game and it spawned a motion picture franchise starring Milla Jovovich (The Fifth Element). Unlike the live action films, the game... Read More

Buster's Mal Heart Blu-ray Review
Buster's Mal Heart   Buster's Mal Heart Blu-ray Review
(Jennifer Broderick)  17/07/2017 16:45 EDT
Well Go USA releases psycho-thriller Buster's Mal Heart this coming week and Sarah Adina Smith (GoodBye World) both directed and wrote the film.  Rami Malek (Mr. Robot; Twilight:  Breaking Dawn Part 2) and D.J. Qualls (Z Nation) star in the movie and the title surprises me because it seems to be a play on words- Mal meaning bad in Spanish... Read More

Free Fire Blu-ray Review
Free Fire   Free Fire Blu-ray Review
(Jennifer Broderick)  17/07/2017 16:27 EDT
Lionsgate has a history of making captivating films and Free Fire is no different.  With Executive Producer, Martin Scorsese one may expect The Godfather, but it isn't.  However, with a different genre of a shootout film, Scorsese and the other producers who worked on this film, make it work.  Clearly, the Scorsese influence is felt,... Read More

Kong: Skull Island 4K Ultra HD Review
Kong: Skull Island   Kong: Skull Island 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  17/07/2017 11:40 EDT
The legend of King Kong and Skull Island has a very long cinematic history. There have been numerous films since his debut in 1933 with audiences coming in droves to each incarnation of the giant primate. The latest version, Kong: Skull Island, is the second film in a new "monster universe" created by Warner Bros. pictures that start... Read More

Song to Song 4K Ultra HD Review
Song to Song   Song to Song 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  12/07/2017 09:09 EDT
Terrence Malick (Badlands) has made a name for himself writing and directing unusual films.  His reputation is such that one expects great but different things when they go to one of his films, especially his more recent ones.  He has worked with a variety of actors including many of Hollywood's elite.  He has bee... Read More

The Lost City of Z Blu-ray Review
The Lost City of Z   The Lost City of Z Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  10/07/2017 21:57 EDT
Eldorado, the elusive city of gold has been searched for many times over.  Considered to be located somewhere in the Amazon jungle, explorers have risked life and limb to try and find it.  Unsure if one explorer, Percy Fawcett was actually looking for El Dorado but he was an avid explorer and claimed to have found remnants of a long gone ... Read More