Film and Television Reviews

Reviews By Nathan M Rose

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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: Judgement Day Blu-ray Review
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (Skynet Edition)   Terminator 2: Judgement 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

Legally Blondes DVD Review
Legally Blondes   Legally Blondes DVD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  04/14/2009 1:42 PM EDT
What do you get when you take an already established franchise, throw in some great new actresses with a cleaver script?  The answer is simple -- Legally Blondes (aka Legally Blonde 3). When Elle Woods' young, blonde cousins, Annie and Izzy (Milly and Becky Rosso), moved from England to California, they thought their pink clothes, small d... Read More

Race to Witch Mountain Theatrical Review
Race to Witch Mountain   Race to Witch Mountain Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  03/15/2009 6:41 PM EDT
For decades, the Disney name has been synonymous with family entertainment.  But in recent years, this usually meant younger female audiences that shied away from the young boy audience.   However, this is all about to change as Walt Disney Pictures brings their re-imagining of the 1970's classic, Escape to Witch Mountain, to the sil... Read More

Body of Lies Blu-ray Review
Body of Lies   Body of Lies Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  02/21/2009 7:01 PM EDT
Fiction normally mirrors the truth, and nothing is a truer testament to this statement than the latest political/action thriller from Riddley Scott and Warner Bros, Body of Lies.When CIA operative Roger Ferris (Leonardo DiCaprio) uncovers the presence of a potential terrorist leader operating out of Jordan, he enlists the aid of CIA veteran, Ed Hof... Read More

Push Theatrical Review
Push   Push Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  02/08/2009 1:10 AM EDT
For the past couple of decades, mutants have been the subject of great films and comic books.  Starting earlier this decade, the "Push" started to create a real genre out of this type of anti-hero -- starting first with Bryan Singer's X-men Series and lately continued with NBC/Universal's television series, Heroes.Enter Push, a low b... Read More

RocknRolla Blu-ray Review
RocknRolla   RocknRolla Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  01/31/2009 7:52 PM EDT
Guy Richie, the director and creator of such cult classics as Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels and Snatch, is back with his latest London underground film, RocknrollaI own this town.  But owning is getting expensive for old-school London gangster Lenny Cole (Tom Wilkinson).  A wealthier foreign mob is moving in with a riverfront prop... Read More