Film and Television Reviews

Reviews By Nathan M Rose

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17 Again Blu-ray Review
17 Again   17 Again Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  08/11/2009 6:59 PM EDT
In the tradition of great comedy classics such as Mr. Destiny and Big, what would you decide if you somehow had the chance to do your life over? Thirty Something, Mike O'Donnell, would.  Then in one mysteriously, magical moment, Mike gets his chance.   He is suddenly back at Hayden High where he is the star of the basketball tea... Read More

Green Lantern: First Flight DVD Review
Green Lantern: First Flight   Green Lantern: First Flight DVD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  07/28/2009 9:32 PM EDT
Continuing in the tradition of Wonder Woman and Batman: Gotham Knight Warner Premiere unleashes Green Lantern:  First Flight this summer on DVD and Blu-ray.Green Lantern:  First Flight finds Hal Jordan recruited to join the Green Lantern Corps and placed under the supervision of respected senior, Lantern Sinestro.  The earthling soon... Read More

Pushing Daisies DVD Review
Pushing Daisies Season 2   Pushing Daisies DVD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  07/21/2009 7:03 PM EDT
The surreal, Pushing Daisies, is back with the full Season 2 on DVD this July -- with new laughs to enjoy.  This forensic fairytale follows Ned, a young man with a very special gift.  As a boy, Ned discovered that he could return the dead briefly back to life with just one touch.  Now a pie maker, Ned puts his ability to good use, no... Read More

Inkheart Blu-ray Review
Inkheart   Inkheart Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  06/22/2009 10:07 AM EDT
On January 23, 2009, a movie called Inkheart which was based on the top-selling novel by Cornelia Funke burst its way onto unsuspecting audiences and now comes to Warner Bros Blu-ray this June.Mo Folchart (Fraiser) drags his daughter Meggie (Bennet) all around the world.  At the last home, an old enigmatic acquaintance of Mo's named Dustfinger... Read More

The Proposal Theatrical Review
The Proposal   The Proposal Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  06/19/2009 10:42 AM EDT
2009's summer movie season is now in full swing with its killer robots from the future, flying houses, and hijacked subway trains, but what if you want a light-hearted romantic comedy.  Do you have to wait for the fall?  Not this year with the release off the Proposal by Touchstone pictures. High-powered book editor Margaret (Sandra Bullo... Read More

Confessions of a Shopaholic Blu-ray Review
Confessions of a Shopaholic   Confessions of a Shopaholic Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  06/15/2009 8:59 PM EDT
During the winter "dead movie months", Jerry Brucheimer and Touchstone pictures released a little publicized film, entitled Confessions of a Shopaholic.  Now on June 23, 2009, Walt Disney Home Entertainment releases the Blu-ray to homes across the nation.When fashionista Rebecca Bloomwood's out-of-control spending reaches the outer l... Read More

Terminator 2: Judgment Day Blu-ray Review
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (Skynet Edition)   Terminator 2: Judgment Day Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  05/23/2009 11:35 PM EDT
There has never been another DVD (and looking like Blu-ray for that matter) that has been released as many times as 1991 smash hit film, Terminator 2: Judgment Day. Now with the release of the new Terminator Salvation in theaters, this Memorial Day weekend Lionsgate has unleashed upon the world Terminator 2: Judgment Day (Skynet Edition). If you ar... Read More

Terminator Salvation Theatrical Review
Terminator Salvation   Terminator Salvation Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  05/21/2009 10:21 PM EDT
Since 1984, the Terminator franchise has teased us about the war in the future, the war after Judgment Day.  Now in 2009, McG and Warner Bros bring that war to light with Terminator: Salvation – where adult John Connor (played by Christian Bale) attempts to organize a human resistance force which could prove to be humankind's last true h... Read More

Crank 2: High Voltage Theatrical Review
Crank 2: High Voltage   Crank 2: High Voltage Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  04/19/2009 9:14 PM EDT
A budding action star, Jason Statham, stared as Chev Chelios in a low budget film entitled Crank in 2006.   Set in a surreal world that basically was a cinematic version of the Grand Theft Auto video game series, Chev (Statham) had one hour to get a lethal Chinese poison cocktail out of his system before he died.While quirky and extremely... Read More

The Matrix Blu-ray Review
The Matrix   The Matrix Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  04/18/2009 10:43 AM EDT
Every couple of years a movie comes along that defines a generation of films.  In 1999, that film was, The Matrix.  Now, ten years later, the film that defined a generation makes its way to Blu-ray.The Matrix follows the trials of Neo (Keanu Reeves), a young computer programmer, searching to determine the deepest reality of a post-Apocaly... Read More