FlickDirect

FlickDirect is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Allison Rose
Rating Title/Year Author
3.5/5 Tomb Raider (2018) Allison Rose Vikander had been on an upward trajectory career-wise for the last few years and playing this well-known action heroine is just another feather in her cap. EDIT
Posted Jul 15, 2019
4.5/5 Ready Player One (2018) Allison Rose Even though it runs over two hours long, You become so engrossed in the story and the visuals that you don't notice the length - which says a lot about Ready Player One. EDIT
Posted Jul 15, 2019
4.5/5 Blockers (2018) Allison Rose Some good performances, a decent script, and a mildly different plot makes Blockers a film worth seeing. EDIT
Posted Jul 15, 2019
4/5 Adrift (2018) Allison Rose Compelling and life-affirming, Adrift is a real-life survival story...Emotional and draining it will make you wonder what you have been doing with your life. EDIT
Posted Jul 15, 2019
4/5 Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) Allison Rose As a standalone film, it has a good plot, interesting characters, and well-done action scenes. As part of the classic franchise, it comes across a little disjointed and disconnected. EDIT
Posted Jul 15, 2019
3.5/5 Measure of a Man (2018) Allison Rose While occasionally difficult to watch Measure of a Man is overall entertaining and reminds the audience to never settle and always be their best selves. EDIT
Posted Jul 15, 2019
4.5/5 Rampage (2018) Allison Rose Rampage is a true popcorn, action movie that offers the audience some great scenes and some emotional moments. EDIT
Posted Jul 15, 2019
5/5 Ant-Man and The Wasp (2018) Allison Rose If one is looking for a fun night out at the movies and wanting a good superhero movie Ant-Man and the Wasp is worth the price of admission. EDIT
Posted Jul 15, 2019
4.5/5 American Animals (2018) Allison Rose American Animals is entertaining while answering the question most people have thought about at one time or another...If I tried to commit a crime, could I get away with it? EDIT
Posted Jul 15, 2019
3.5/5 Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) Allison Rose Pratt and Howard were terrific choices for the original reboot and they once again prove why they deserve to be in this blockbuster. EDIT
Posted Jul 15, 2019
4/5 Ocean's 8 (2018) Allison Rose While the mostly female cast might make it seem like a girls night out movie, this is a film both men and women alike can enjoy. EDIT
Posted Jul 15, 2019
4/5 Love, Gilda (2018) Allison Rose Love, Gilda showcases her talent and reminds us all why we fell in love with her in the first place. EDIT
Posted Jul 15, 2019
2.5/5 Peppermint (2018) Allison Rose For the average moviegoer or for fans of Jennifer Garner Peppermint doesn't go far enough to offer a worthwhile experience. EDIT
Posted Jul 15, 2019
3/5 Kin (2018) Allison Rose James Franco is excellent as the stereotypical sleazy dirtbag. As an actor, he is a chameleon who always delivers on screen. EDIT
Posted Jul 15, 2019
4.5/5 Bang the Drum Slowly (1973) Allison Rose Even though it's forty-five years old is it as poignant and relevant today as it was back in the 1970s. It's worth watching for any young person, especially those involved in sports. EDIT
Posted Jul 15, 2019
4.5/5 Mile 22 (2018) Allison Rose While a little graphic it is sure to entertain those that love the action genre while it keeps the rest of us amused and engaged to the very end! EDIT
Posted Jul 15, 2019
5/5 Crazy Rich Asians (2018) Allison Rose Crazy Rich Asians - Hilarious, Heartwarming, and Historic! EDIT
Posted Jul 15, 2019
3.5/5 The Meg (2018) Allison Rose The Meg Is a fun, end of summer ride. EDIT
Posted Jul 15, 2019
4/5 First Man (2018) Allison Rose First Manis an interesting take on The United States Space program in the 1960s and the man that would become revered as an American Hero. EDIT
Posted Jul 15, 2019
5/5 The Farewell (2019) Allison Rose Wang masterfully navigates this story and all the complicated nuances that go along with it. EDIT
Posted Jul 13, 2019
5/5 Eighth Grade (2018) Allison Rose Though the cast is young; being made up of mostly teenagers; they are well versed and trained and Burnham elicits terrific performances from then all. EDIT
Posted Jul 12, 2019
5/5 A Star Is Born (2018) Allison Rose You should see A Star is Born... no questions asked. EDIT
Posted Jul 12, 2019
3/5 Night School (2018) Allison Rose The supporting cast had funnier moments than the leads. EDIT
Posted Jul 12, 2019
3.5/5 Smallfoot (2018) Allison Rose Small Foot will also provoke controversy, especially from religious groups. Depending on one's viewpoint, Small Foot can make the argument either for or against organized religion. EDIT
Posted Jul 12, 2019
3/5 Nobody's Fool (2018) Allison Rose Perry knows his audience and plays to them throughout. He is 'Nobody's Fool' and he knows what packs them into theaters. EDIT
Posted Jul 12, 2019
3.5/5 The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018) Allison Rose Mackenzie Foy does a very good job as the smart and beautiful Clara and offers a believable performance as this iconic character in The Nutcracker and the Four Realms. EDIT
Posted Jul 12, 2019
4/5 Sorry to Bother You (2018) Allison Rose Sorry to Bother You is a worthwhile film with something to say and I'm sure it is being dissected and digested by film students in classrooms across the country. EDIT
Posted Jul 12, 2019
4.5/5 Beautiful Boy (2018) Allison Rose The film manages to accentuate the devastation addiction brings on the whole family while also highlighting the big problem this country faces. EDIT
Posted Jul 12, 2019
2.5/5 Johnny English Strikes Again (2018) Allison Rose No, Johnny English Strikes Again won't win any awards but it will resonate with fans of the character and Atkinson's shtick. EDIT
Posted Jul 12, 2019
3.5/5 Instant Family (2018) Allison Rose Instant Family is a feel-good film during the holiday season and one that should be seen by everyone as it might just start a much-needed dialogue. EDIT
Posted Jul 12, 2019
3/5 Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) Allison Rose The magical aspects and visuals are appealing, but the film is clunky and awkward. Fans of the Potter Universe will no doubt go to see it but shouldn't expect it to be as inviting as the first film. EDIT
Posted Jul 12, 2019
4.5/5 A Private War (2018) Allison Rose It couldn't have been easy but Marie Colvin was an important life and the film pays homage to the brilliant woman behind the faces of wars and conflicts all over the world. EDIT
Posted Jul 12, 2019
4.5/5 BlacKkKlansman (2018) Allison Rose BlacKkKlansman is a well-told story and I would be surprised if it didn't garner some Oscar nominations this year. EDIT
Posted Jul 12, 2019
3.5/5 Dr. Seuss' The Grinch (2018) Allison Rose As this is the season for family moviegoing, The Grinch throws its hat in the ring as a solid offering to spend one's hard earned money on. EDIT
Posted Jul 12, 2019
4.5/5 Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018) Allison Rose As sequels go this one hits the mark. It is enjoyable and entertaining and offers TONS of Easter eggs for the audience to dissect. EDIT
Posted Jul 12, 2019
4.5/5 Blindspotting (2018) Allison Rose Blindspotting is enjoyable and entertaining while offering a sober look at some of the things facing our young, black male population, especially in urban settings. EDIT
Posted Jul 12, 2019
4/5 The Lion King (2019) Allison Rose Jones is wonderful returning as the voice of the king, Mustafa. Oliver is also great as Zazu, the bird, bringing some levity to the film. EDIT
Posted Jul 11, 2019
4/5 Mary Queen of Scots (2018) Allison Rose Yes, being a Queen in the Sixteenth century couldn't have been easy and Mary, Queen of Scots, give the audience a mere glimpse into their lives. EDIT
Posted Jul 11, 2019
4.5/5 Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) Allison Rose Freddie Mercury was a brilliant musician who left an everlasting mark on the world. Bohemian Rhapsody offers a small insight into Freddie's world and that of the band Queen. EDIT
Posted Jul 11, 2019
3.5/5 Isn't It Romantic (2019) Allison Rose Isn't It Romantic does offer a terrific message about loving oneself before anyone or anything else and finding one's self-worth and Wilson delivers it in the nicest possible way. EDIT
Posted Jul 11, 2019
4.5/5 Widows (2018) Allison Rose Davis is masterful as the strong leader of this resilient group of women and Rodriguez and Debicki match her in every scene. EDIT
Posted Jul 10, 2019
4.5/5 Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel (2018) Allison Rose If you like a good fairytale story, baseball or are Jewish (or more than one of these things) you will identify with Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel. EDIT
Posted Jul 10, 2019
4.5/5 The Old Man & the Gun (2018) Allison Rose Redford picked a strong project to be his swan song and Lowery made sure he rode off into the sunset with dignity and flair. EDIT
Posted Jul 10, 2019
4.5/5 High Life (2018) Allison Rose Pattinson tackles a difficult role with aplomb. This is a side of the actor we have not seen before - more mature and thoughtful. EDIT
Posted Jul 8, 2019
5/5 They Shall Not Grow Old (2018) Allison Rose While difficult to watch, They Shall Not Grow Old is a loving tribute to a grandfather from his grandson and to a generation of young men who fought bravely and survived. EDIT
Posted Jul 8, 2019
3.5/5 Glass (2019) Allison Rose Shyamalan does what we expect him to do with Glass and it wraps up these storylines though I don't know if it was worth the 19-year wait. EDIT
Posted Jul 8, 2019
4/5 On the Basis of Sex (2018) Allison Rose Felicity Jones is excellent as the small-statured spitfire that took on numerous males all the way up to the Supreme Court. EDIT
Posted Jul 8, 2019
4/5 Bad Times at the El Royale (2018) Allison Rose If you are a fan of Tarantino-esque type films then this is one you...it is an entertaining movie that requires viewing more than once to catch all the little nuances and details. EDIT
Posted Jul 8, 2019
4/5 White Boy Rick (2018) Allison Rose White Boy Rick is a solid effort that introduces Merritt and reminds us why we love McConaughey and the fact that it is based on a true story makes it all the more interesting. EDIT
Posted Jul 8, 2019
4.5/5 We, the Marines (2017) Allison Rose We, the Marines made me feel a little of the pride these soldiers experience upon joining the Corps and offered a different perspective of what it means to be a Marine. EDIT
Posted Jul 8, 2019