Film and Television Reviews

Reviews By Nathan M Rose

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.

Alien: Covenant 4K Ultra HD Review
Alien: Covenant   Alien: Covenant 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  08/21/2017 3:56 PM EDT
"In Space, no one can hear you scream". That tagline became famous in 1979 when the film Alien ushered in a new genre of "space horror" that is still alive today.  Its father, Ridley Scott, is back again to where he started it all with Alien: Covenant. Alien: Covenant takes place about ten years aft... Read More

The Circle Blu-ray Review
The Circle   The Circle Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  08/01/2017 8:53 AM EDT
Ever wonder what it's like working for a large Tech company? How would you like to be able to access information and be "dialed in" 24 hours a day/7 days a week? What if it isn't all it's cracked up to be?  People warn that technology is taking over our world and The Circle gives one scenario of how things could be.Based on the book ... Read More

Kong: Skull Island 4K Ultra HD Review
Kong: Skull Island   Kong: Skull Island 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  07/17/2017 11:40 AM 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

Fate of The Furious 4K Ultra HD Review
Fate of The Furious   Fate of The Furious 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  07/10/2017 2:35 PM EDT
In 2001 a summer film entitled The Fast & The Furious was unleashed on audiences worldwide. To-date that film has become one of the world's most beloved franchises spewing not one or two but seven sequels. The latest, Fate of The Furious comes to the home entertainment market this month.Fate of The Furious starts out a ... Read More

The Fifth Element 4K Ultra HD Review
The Fifth Element   The Fifth Element 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  07/10/2017 10:27 AM EDT
With Luc Besson's Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets coming out later on this month Sony Entertainment has released two of his critically acclaimed films Leon: The Professional and The Fifth Element on 4K UHD Blu-ray timed to concede with the new release.For those who are yet un... Read More

Smurfs: The Lost Village 4K Ultra HD Review
Smurfs: The Lost Village   Smurfs: The Lost Village 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  07/10/2017 8:51 AM EDT
Smurfs, those lovable blue creatures created by Belgian comics artist Peyo, are back on the silver screen again. This time in Smurfs: The Lost Village we meet an entirely new colony Smurfs.Gone is the live action/cg hybrid that graced the first two films. This time we are thankfully immersed totally in the world of CG and the Smurfs.Every... Read More

The Belko Experiment Blu-ray Review
The Belko Experiment   The Belko Experiment Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  07/05/2017 10:04 AM EDT
Welcome to The Belko Experiment. Brought to you by the Belko corporation. A look into the human psyche when survival is on the line. Your participation is welcome. All you have to do is be the last one to survive out of your co-workers.It is with this premise that one finds itself watching The Belko Experiment, a film from ... Read More

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes 4K Ultra HD Review
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes   Dawn of the Planet of the Apes 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  06/26/2017 4:44 PM EDT
In 2011, Twentieth Century Fox re-imagined the very popular 1968 -1974 films and television series called The Planet of The Apes.  Rise of the Planet of The Apes took a different slant on the classic story and it seemed to pay off.  Once again, the subject matter was a hit with audiences so naturally, in 2014, they created a seq... Read More

CHiPs Blu-ray Review
CHiPs   CHiPs Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  06/23/2017 1:46 PM EDT
In 1977 Eric Estrada and Larry Wilcox were the "coolest cops" on television. CHiPs was a favorite for many and made stars out of the two young actors.  As with so many older things these days, an updated version of the show made its way to movie theaters this year and is now coming out on Blu-ray Combo pack. While nothing is usually ... Read More

Get Out Blu-ray Review
Get Out   Get Out Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  05/23/2017 12:09 AM EDT
Meeting the girlfriend's family for the first time can be nerve-wracking, especially when she is white and they haven't been told that you are an African-American male.  Let's face it, for all the talk, racism still exists in this country. That was the dilemma for Chris Washington (Daniel Kaluuya; Sicario).  He was going to the home ... Read More



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