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.

Red Theatrical Review
Red   Red Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  10/14/2010 10:59 PM EDT
Filling the comic book void this fall comes Red, starring an ensemble cast of Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, John Malkovich, Helen Mirren, Mary-Louise Parker, Karl Urban, Brian Cox, and Richard Dreyfus.  It is based on the DC comic Book by Warren Ellis and Cully Hammer.   Red (Retired Extremely Dangerous) tells the story of Frank Moses (Br... Read More

My Soul to Take Theatrical Review
My Soul to Take   My Soul to Take Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  10/14/2010 3:05 PM EDT
After having a five-year hiatus from directing the Master of Horror, Wes Craven is back this fall with his latest film, My Soul To Take.My Soul To Take takes place in the sleepy town of Riverton, where a legend tells of a serial killer, The Ripper, who swore he would return from the grave. Now, 16 years later, children born the night of the Ripper&... Read More

Easy A Theatrical Review
Easy A   Easy A Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  09/16/2010 10:51 PM EDT
In the spirit of such films as Sixteen Candles, Can't Buy Me Love, 10 Things I Hate About You, and 13 Going on 30, Screen Gems releases Easy A, starring Emma Stone on audiences this week.   Easy A premise is simple enough --  a modern-day telling of the Scarlet Letter. Olive (Emma Stone, SuperBad, Zombieland) is a simple high school stude... Read More

The Vampire Diaries Blu-ray Review
The Vampire Diaries Season 1   The Vampire Diaries Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  09/12/2010 1:29 PM EDT
After the success of Twilight, studios and television networks started searching for the next Vampire series that they could profit on.  One of them to stand out from the crowd was The Vampire Diaries, by L.J. Smith.  This series could have been glossed over by any writer, stayed on the air as fodder, and then been done with.  Howeve... Read More

Going The Distance Theatrical Review
Going The Distance   Going The Distance Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  09/02/2010 5:01 PM EDT
If past history is anything that indicates the dog days of summer, it is when the films that did not make the summer blockbuster cut are dumped into theaters.Most of these movies are throw-away movies and do not deserve a second look.  However, this year seems to be the exception with many great films coming at the end of summer, and &quo... Read More

Escape From New York Blu-ray Review
Escape From New York   Escape From New York Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  08/24/2010 3:28 PM EDT
Back in 1981, a low-budget movie that starred Kurt Russell and was directed by John Carpenter (Halloween) entered the movie scene.  It was entitled Escape from New York. Escape from New York takes place in the future (our past now) in the year 1998.  New York has been turned into a maximum-security prison; and once you go in, th... Read More

The Switch Theatrical Review
The Switch   The Switch Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  08/19/2010 2:52 PM EDT
The Switch, based on a short story by Jeffrey Eugenides, stars Jennifer Aniston (Kassie) and Jason Batman (Wally).  They are two best friends and are going through their own middle-age crises.  Aniston is anxious to move on and have a child, while Bateman is a bit of a neurotic -- trying to figure out his suppressed feelings he has for hi... Read More

Date Night DVD Review
Date Night   Date Night DVD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  08/10/2010 8:27 PM EDT
On April 9th, 2010, a very quirky comedy for couples called, Date Night, was released to the movie-going audience. It starred Steve Carell and Tina Fey. Now in August, this zany couple comedy comes home on DVD and Blu-ray -- courtesy of 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.The plot of Date Night is pretty simplistic and should appeal to anyone that ... Read More

Clash of The Titans Blu-ray Review
Clash of The Titans   Clash of The Titans Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M rose)  07/21/2010 1:40 PM EDT
Battling it's way onto Blu-ray and DVD this summer, comes Warner Bros' remake of Clash of the Titans. The ultimate struggle for power pins men against kings, and kings against Gods. But the war between the Gods themselves could destroy the world. Born of a God, but raised as a man, Perseus (Sam Worthington), is helpless to save his family f... Read More

The Losers Blu-ray Review
The Losers   The Losers Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  07/20/2010 1:30 PM EDT
It is unbelievable, but since its theatrical release only two months ago, The Losers, will be debuting and coming to Blu-ray this July. Based on the comic book of the same name, The Losers is an explosive tale of double cross and revenge. "The Losers" centers upon the members of an elite U.S. Special Forces unit sent into the Bolivian jun... Read More