Film and Television Reviews

Reviews By Nathan M Rose

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Zack and Miri Make A Porno Theatrical Review
Zack and Miri Make A Porno   Zack and Miri Make A Porno Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  11/05/2008 10:54 AM EDT
Kevin Smith, one the most creative comedic directors of modern cinema, is at it again with his latest film, "Zack and Miri Make A Porno" -- the story of two friends (Seth Rogan and Elizabeth Banks) who get into the amateur porn business to combat their rising debt, only to realize their underlying feelings for each other while doing so.Wh... Read More

The New World DVD Review
The New World (The Extended Cut)   The New World DVD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  10/13/2008 4:32 PM EDT
Though the colonization of America's Jamestown and the John Smith story has been told many times before, the last time it hit the silver screen was in the Disney's animated feature film,  "Pocahontas".  Then, in 2006, New Line Cinema brought us "The New World", directed by Terrence Malick (Thin Red Line), starring Coli... Read More

Eagle Eye Theatrical Review
Eagle Eye   Eagle Eye Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  09/29/2008 10:08 AM EDT
Technology runs amok in the latest techno action thriller Eagle Eye, starring Shia LaBeouf, Michelle Monaghan where two unsuspecting Americans (Shia LaBeouf, Michelle Monaghan) are separately drawn into a conspiracy by a mysterious woman they have never met, but who seems to know their every move. By the time they discover her frightening identity,... Read More

102 Dalmatians DVD Review
102 Dalmatians   102 Dalmatians DVD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  09/15/2008 8:05 PM EDT
Those loveable Dalmatians are back in Walt Disney Pictures 102 Dalmatians, the sequel to Disney's 101 Dalmatians live action film.  The hilarious adventure stars the audacious Oddball, an all white Dalmatian puppy in search of her rightful spots, and Waddlesworth (voiced by Eric Idle), a wisecracking macaw who thinks he's a Rottweiler.  F... Read More

101 Dalmatians DVD Review
101 Dalmatians   101 Dalmatians DVD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  09/14/2008 10:38 PM EDT
The world has "gone to the dogs" in the live action retelling of Disney's classic 101 Dalmatians --   starring five-time academy winner, Glenn Close, Jeff Bridges, and Joely Richardson and directed by Stephen Herek.In their small London flat, Dalmatians Pongo, Perdy, and their human "pets" Roger and Anita welcome a lit... Read More

Righteous Kill Theatrical Review
Righteous Kill   Righteous Kill Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  09/14/2008 12:14 AM EDT
Al Pacino and Robert De Niro, two names that are synonymous with the silver screen, both starred in the "Godfather II" film, but never had any scenes together. In 1995, both appeared in Heat by Michael Mann and ever since then, moviegoers have been clamoring to see these superstars do a film together again. This September, they had their ... Read More

Death Race Theatrical Review
Death Race   Death Race Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  08/24/2008 1:02 PM EDT
It's the end of summer, families are taking their last vacations, kids are getting ready for school, and the studios start to release the films that didn't make it into their summer schedule, such as Death Race, a remake of the 70's cult classic, Death Race 2000, starring Jason Statham (The Bank Job), Joan Allen (The Bourne Supremacy), Ian McShane ... Read More

The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Theatrical Review
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor   The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  08/02/2008 10:33 PM EDT
It has been seven years since the O'Connell's were on the silver screen, and they are back this summer in The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor.  However, unlike past mummy films, this is one that should have stayed buried in its tomb. Brendan Fraser returns as explorer Rick O'Connell to combat the resurrected Han Emperor (Jet Li) in an e... Read More

Witchblade The Series DVD Review
Witchblade The Series   Witchblade The Series DVD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  07/29/2008 7:38 PM EDT
Back in 2000, Turner Network Television created an adaptation of the Top Cow comic book, Witchblade.  Witchblade is the story of a New York detective, Sara "Pez" Pezzini (Yancy Butler), whose search for justice brings her into contact with the Witchblade -- an ancient, intelligent, living weapon so powerful it can battle Earth's dark... Read More

X-Files: I Want to Believe Theatrical Review
X-Files: I Want to Believe   X-Files: I Want to Believe Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  07/26/2008 9:07 PM EDT
It has been six years since X-files has been off the air, but this summer, the series creator, Chris Carter, along with David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, bring back the critically acclaimed series to the big screen in X-Files: I Want To Believe.In the stand-alone story in the tradition of some of the show's most acclaimed and beloved episodes, t... Read More