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.

2012 Theatrical Review
2012   2012 Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  11/15/2009 9:03 PM EDT
The latest film by Roland Emmerich, 2012, whose name has become synonymous with the end of the world films (Independence Day, Godzilla, and The Day After Tomorrow) decimated theaters this weekend with an unprecedented, estimated 225-million-dollar worldwide box-office.   The story is pretty simple…Solar flares are causing the core of th... Read More

North by Northwest Blu-ray Review
North by Northwest   North by Northwest Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  10/29/2009 8:53 PM EDT
Can you believe that 50 years have already gone by since the release of Alfred Hitchcock's classic, North by Northwest?  It certainly has, and Warner Bros Home Entertainment is celebrating its golden anniversary with "a bang" by releasing the classic film on their Blu-ray-book series. Self-assured Madison Avenue and Executiv... Read More

Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs DVD Review
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs   Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs DVD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  10/28/2009 9:19 PM EDT
After a whirlwind summer, Ice Age: Dawn of The Dinosaurs makes its way onto the home theater market on DVD and Blu-ray.Scrat is still trying to nab the ever-elusive nut (while possibly finding true love); Manny and Ellie await the birth of their mini-mammoth; Diego, the saber-toothed tiger, wonders if he is  growing too "soft" due to... Read More

The Proposal Blu-ray Review
The Proposal   The Proposal Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  10/14/2009 8:23 PM EDT
The year 2009's summer movie season was full of killer robots from the future, flying houses, and hijacked subway trains, but there was also a light-hearted romantic comedy that didn’t get that much attention called the Proposal.  Now this October, this sleeper hit comes to Blu-ray for the entire family to enjoy.High-powered-book editor,... Read More

Gamer Theatrical Review
Gamer   Gamer Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  09/07/2009 8:17 PM EDT
Gamer is one of those movies that you either love or hate.  Online gaming takes on new meaning in a futuristic world.  In that world, players at home can direct convicts to do their bidding in a wickedly violent, multiplayer competition, and death-row inmate Kable (Gerard Butler) has no choice but to play.  As millions satisfy their ... Read More

Smallville Blu-ray Review
Smallville: The Complete Eighth Season   Smallville Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  09/04/2009 10:53 AM EDT
The man of Steel has been part of our worldwide culture since the 20th century.  During that time, we have seen Superman in print, film, and on television.  It's latest television incarnation is a series entitled, Smallville, which shows  Superman's humble beginning as the small town boy, Clark Kent. It has become a... Read More

Supernatural Blu-ray Review
Supernatural Season Four   Supernatural Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  08/25/2009 2:52 PM EDT
Heading into Supernatural Season Four, the show was plagued with possible cancellation and a lower budget than its first three years.  However, the show continued to shine.Resurrection:  After enduring unspeakable torture, Dean escapes from Hell, rescued by an all-powerful creature he has never seen before - an Angel - a warrior of God, w... Read More

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