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 Death of Superman Blu-ray Review
The Death of Superman   The Death of Superman Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  06/08/2018 15:46 EDT
In 1992, DC Comics decided to create a crossover story that saw the Justice League battle Doomsday.  However, unlike most of the DC comics, this story didn't end so well for our superhero friends and, shockingly, ended with Superman's demise.  While some of the media felt it was nothing more than a publicity stunt, it created a th... Read More

Dark Crimes Blu-ray Review
Dark Crimes   Dark Crimes Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  30/07/2018 21:48 EDT
When one here's the name Jim Carrey (Ace Ventura: Pet Detective) the first thing that pops into one's mind is generally slapstick, physical comedies and immature, unintelligent characters.  It was a gamble then for him to take on a depraved and serious film such as Dark Crimes.  The story, as the title would suggest, is dark and some woul... Read More

Overboard Blu-ray Review
Overboard   Overboard Blu-ray Review
(Allison Hazlett-Rose)  30/07/2018 21:18 EDT
If you are in your forties or older you undoubtedly remember Goldie Hawn () as the cruel, spoiled heiress who gets amnesia and ends up thinking she is married to Dean (Kurt Russell; The Hateful Eight) and that they have 3 sons.  She cooks and cleans for them and builds a life until one day her memory is triggered and she remembers she is wealt... Read More

Beyond Re-Animator Blu-ray Review
Beyond Re-Animator   Beyond Re-Animator Blu-ray Review
(Leonard Buccellato)  24/07/2018 20:20 EDT
Vestron/Lionsgate releases the second summer film in the Collector's series on July 24th, with everyone's favorite mad scientist, the inimitable Dr. Herbert West (Jeffrey Combs ; The Frighteners) in the final installment of the series, Beyond Re-Animator.After causing the Miskatonic University Massacre, Dr. Herbert West has been serving a prison se... Read More

Dagon Blu-ray Review
Dagon   Dagon Blu-ray Review
(Leonard Buccellato)  24/07/2018 16:58 EDT
"We shall dive down through black abysses...and in that lair of the Deep Ones we shall dwell amidst wonder and glory forever" - H.P. LovecraftBased on a short story by H.P Lovecraft, the undisputed master of macabre, Dagon follows Paul and his girlfriend, Barbara, as they celebrate the success of their new company on a yacht off the coast... Read More

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

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