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Reviews By Allison Rose

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.


 
Stillwater   Stillwater Theatrical Review
(Allison Rose)  29/07/2021 23:02 EDT
On November 2, 2007, the body of Meredith Kercher, an English exchange student sharing an apartment with three other women, was found in her room.  She had been sexually assaulted and stabbed in the neck multiple times.  One of her roommates, an American exchange student named Amanda Knox and Amanda's boyfriend, were arrested in connectio... Read More

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra   G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Rose)  28/07/2021 16:09 EDT
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

Jungle Cruise   Jungle Cruise Theatrical Review
(Allison Rose)  27/07/2021 13:56 EDT
In 2003 Disney released a feature film based on an attraction from their theme parks…yes, AN ATTRACTION! Pirates of the Caribbean has always been popular with guests but when Disney announced a movie passed on the ride, people were skeptical.  Five movies and billions of dollars later, the skeptics have been silenced and Disne... Read More

Joe Bell   Joe Bell Theatrical Review
(Allison Rose)  23/07/2021 09:25 EDT
Bullying is defined as unwanted, aggressive behavior among school-aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time.  Forty to fifty years ago, it was considered normal and "character building".  Even today, with zero-tolerance policies in sc... Read More

Old   Old Theatrical Review
(Allison Rose)  22/07/2021 13:10 EDT
Writer/director/actor/producer M. Night Shyamalan is known for creating thrilling stories that usually have a twist at the end.  Though he directed two films prior, his breakout movie, The Sixth Sense, came out in 1999, and ever since he has been entertaining us with films like Signs, Unbreakable / Split / Glass, and The Village. &nb... Read More

Snatch   Snatch 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Rose)  21/07/2021 09:40 EDT
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

Almost Famous Steelbook   Almost Famous 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Rose)  14/07/2021 09:30 EDT
Writer, producer, director, journalist, and actor Cameron Crowe was born in 1957 in Palm Springs, California.  He skipped kindergarten as well as two grades in elementary school setting in motion a life full of overachievement.  By the time Crowe graduated high school, at the age of fifteen, he had already been writing articles for local ... Read More

Shout! Factory's House Of Wax [Collector's Edition]   House of Wax Blu-ray Review
(Allison Rose)  13/07/2021 09:16 EDT
In 2005, a remake of 1953's House of Wax (which was a remake of the 1933 film, Mystery of the Wax Museum) premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival.  A week later it was released in theaters and, eventually, grossed $70 million worldwide on a $40 million budget.  It garnered a lot of attention, mainly from director Jaume Collet-Serra'... Read More

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (35th Anniversary) Steelbook   Ferris Bueller's Day Off Blu-ray Review
(Allison Rose)  12/07/2021 11:27 EDT
If you were a teenager in the 1980s, Filmmaker John Hughes gave your generation a voice.  From Weird Science and Pretty in Pink to Sixteen Candles and The Breakfast Club, he combined the angst of young love with the insanity of the high school food chain to capture a snapshot of Generation X during their formidable years.  In 1986, Paramo... Read More

Space Jam   Space Jam 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Rose)  08/07/2021 11:14 EDT
In 1988, Robert Zemeckis (Back to the Future) directed a movie that changed the world of animation called Who Framed Roger Rabbit?  Combining live-action footage with animation was a new concept that stunned and enthralled audiences and critics alike.  Four years later another genre-mixing movie, Cool World, brought a darker and more matu... Read More

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