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.

Isle of Dogs Blu-ray Review
Isle of Dogs   Isle of Dogs Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  17/07/2018 13:26 EDT
Man's best friend.  They are faithful and true and generally loving.  But what happens when man turns against them? Wes Anderson's (Fantastic Mr. Fox) stop-motion animation film Isle of Dogs offers a heartbreaking tale (or tail as the case may be) that makes you look at dogs in a way that you may have seen them seen them before but that i... Read More

Mosaic Blu-ray Review
Mosaic   Mosaic Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  11/07/2018 00:14 EDT
Remember those books where the ending you got depended on which plot you chose?  Imagine being able to do the same thing with a television show.  HBO took that concept and while they didn't completely transfer it, they certainly updated it to incorporate today's technology.  Imagine an app for your phone that allows you to choose dif... Read More

Chappaquiddick Blu-ray Review
Chappaquiddick   Chappaquiddick Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  09/07/2018 09:38 EDT
The month was July, the year 1969.  In the middle of the month, two events would occur within days of each other that would not only have significance for the Kennedy family but would also captivate millions of Americans.  The second event would happen two days after the first when Neil Armstrong walked on the moon fulfilling a promise th... Read More

Black Lightning Blu-ray Review
Black Lightning: The Complete First Season   Black Lightning Blu-ray Review
(Maureen Buccellato)  05/07/2018 10:34 EDT
You just can't keep a good Superhero "verse" down. In 2018 The CW expanded their "DCverse" with Black Lightning - the story of Jefferson Pierce, a high school principal, and father of two who has a very big secret. It just completed its first season run on the CW on April 17, and now Warner Bros. has released a 2-disc Blu-ra... Read More

Spinning Man Blu-ray Review
Spinning Man   Spinning Man Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  24/06/2018 08:58 EDT
A blackout can be described as a temporary loss of consciousness and can be devastating for the individual who suffers from it.  Imagine losing track of time and not knowing what you may or may not have done during that time or if what you think may have happened actually is the truth.  Author George Harrar takes this idea and twists it i... Read More

Death Wish Blu-ray Review
Death Wish   Death Wish Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  15/06/2018 13:56 EDT
In 1974, Charles Bronson (The Great Escape) starred in Death Wish, a film based on the 1972 novel by Brian Garfield. Now, 44 years later, Bruce Willis(Die Hard) has taken up the role of vigilante Paul Kersey in the remake of the film directed by Eli Roth (Hostel) available now on Blu-ray.Paul Kersey is a surgeon in Chicago (in the original novel Ke... Read More

A Wrinkle in Time Blu-ray Review
A Wrinkle in Time   A Wrinkle in Time Blu-ray Review
(Terry Zembowsky)  05/06/2018 10:24 EDT
It's the beginning of the summer and you need something for your children to do. At the right time the perfect movie has arrived. A Wrinkle In Time makes its appearance to entertain your children as well as the child within all adults. Madeleine L'Engle's tale of science intermingled with family values translated to the screen comes wit... Read More

Every Day Blu-ray Review
Every Day   Every Day Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  04/06/2018 20:53 EDT
If one wanted to make a movie from a successful Young Adult novel there is a plethora of source material to choose from.  One such option is author David Levithan's Every Day. The novel, a New York Times Best Seller, tells the story of A (numerous actors throughout the film) a teenager who wakes up every day in a different body.  Because ... Read More

Peter Pan Blu-ray Review
Peter Pan Anniversary Edition   Peter Pan Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  04/06/2018 08:53 EDT
It's no secret that Walt Disney had a passion for flying.  He had his own private jets and tried to incorporate flying into his many of his animated films. Of course, this enthusiasm naturally lent itself to telling the story of J. M. Barrie's classic character, Peter Pan.  As a boy living in Neverland and refusing to grow up, Pet... Read More

The 15:17 to Paris Blu-ray Review
The 15:17 to Paris   The 15:17 to Paris Blu-ray Review
(Leonard Buccellato)  24/05/2018 09:00 EDT
Clint Eastwood is an icon. There's no debate here, his impact on Hollywood as an actor, producer, and director cannot be overstated. His last three films have been about everyday heroes that have managed extraordinary feats of courage and it seems his goal is to counteract the superhero culture prevalent in Hollywood today.  I fo... Read More

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