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.

Dylan Dog: Dead of Night Blu-ray Review
Dylan Dog: Dead of Night   Dylan Dog: Dead of Night Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  08/07/2011 6:16 PM EDT
Brandon Routh has played some very iconic roles in recent years -- from the Man of Steel in Bryan Singer's Superman Returns, to Agent Daniel Shaw on the hit NBC television series, Chuck; but now Routh has returned to become a new iconic film figure, Dylan, in the Italian comic book turned motion picture film, Dylan Dog: Dead of Night.   Dy... Read More

The Smurfs Theatrical Review
The Smurfs   The Smurfs Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  07/29/2011 9:01 AM EDT
Those lovable Smurfs have finally hit the big screen this summer with their first theatrical live-action-film, simply entitled, The Smurfs. The Smurfs follows the adventures of Papa Smurf and his fellow Smurfs as they are sucked through a magical voxrtex from their world into our modern day society.  However, to add to their troubles, the... Read More

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules Blu-ray Review
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules   Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  07/07/2011 12:32 PM EDT
The Diary of a Wimpy Kid children's series, by Jeff Kinney, has become an overnight success with young adult readers everywhere; so it was no surprise when 20th Century Fox released the first book in the series last year to cinema goers worldwide.  This year they continue in the series with the release of Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules.&n... Read More

Horrible Bosses Theatrical Review
Horrible Bosses   Horrible Bosses Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  07/07/2011 10:55 AM EDT
There comes a time in everyone's life when their current employment makes them feel as if he/she wants to stay in bed that day and/or fantasize about plotting the demise of the person at work who makes their life miserable. This July Warner Bros and New Line Cinema film allows you to live out your fantasies with the new comedy, Horrible Bosses, sta... Read More

Transformers: Dark of the Moon Theatrical Review
Transformers: Dark of the Moon   Transformers: Dark of the Moon Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  06/28/2011 9:23 AM EDT
The phrase, "the third time is a charm" has never held more true than with this years' Paramount and Michael Bay's third Transformer outing: Transformers: Dark Side of The Moon.   Following the events of the first two films, we see Sam Witwicky as a college graduate having a hard time finding a job in society after being put ... Read More

Green Lantern Theatrical Review
Green Lantern   Green Lantern Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  06/16/2011 2:35 PM EDT
After being in development since the last century, the DC comic book character, Green Lantern, premieres in North America this week as a live-action film, starring Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Peter Sarsgaard, Mark Strong, Tim Robbins, Jay O. Sanders, Taika Waititi, and Angela Bassett.  The International releases are still approximately a mont... Read More

Super 8 Theatrical Review
Super 8   Super 8 Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  06/09/2011 8:19 AM EDT
Looking for a good way to spend this summer?  How about watching a classic movie such as Goonies or E.T?  Or, how about watching both together?  If this sounds like a good idea to you, that is what you will get with the Steven Spielberg/J. J. Abrams film, Super 8, when it roars into theaters this weekend. Super 8 the film that has be... Read More

Kung Fu Panda 2 Theatrical Review
Kung Fu Panda 2   Kung Fu Panda 2 Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  05/26/2011 3:07 PM EDT
The Dragon warrior is back in the theaters this Memorial Day weekend with the release of Kung Fu Panda 2.  The story takes place a little while after the first Kung Fu Panda film (2008).    After earning the respect he deserved at the end of the last film, Po (Jack Black), along with the Furious Five -Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper, a... Read More

I Am Number Four Blu-ray Review
I Am Number Four   I Am Number Four Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  05/25/2011 8:02 PM EDT
Adult novels are a hot commodity in Hollywood these days, so it is no surprise that the latest hot title for children, I Am Number Four, by Pittacus Lore, is the latest novel to make its way to the big screen.   The story is quite simple and takes it cues from a show on the CW network, John Smith (Alex Pettyfer) is a teenager from another plan... Read More

Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs Evil Theatrical Review
Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs Evil   Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs Evil Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  04/28/2011 10:00 AM EDT
Back in 2006, an intelligent animated film entitled, Hoodwinked! was unleashed on unsuspecting audiences!  The film provided a twist on the tale of Little Red Riding Hood, and told the story from many different character perspectives.  Now after years of waiting (and lawsuits as well), Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil is coming to audiences.... Read More