Film and Television Reviews

Reviews By Nathan M Rose

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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

College Road Trip DVD Review
College Road Trip   College Road Trip DVD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  07/15/2008 10:07 AM EDT
Disney has always had a unique way of entertaining while teaching life lessons in their films, and College Road Trip is no exception to that rule!Disney's College Road Trip tells the story of a battle for independence between a loving but protective father and his teenage daughter. Disney Channel favorite, Raven-Symone (TV's "That's So Raven,&... Read More

Wanted Theatrical Review
Wanted   Wanted Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  06/29/2008 5:35 PM EDT
Once in a while, there are movies that break the mold of your typical action genre and define the next few years of action films. In the 1980's, it was Die Hard; in the 1990's, it was the Matrix; in the new millennium, it is Wanted (well I thought it was).Wanted is based upon Mark Millar's explosive graphic novel series and helmed by stunning visua... Read More

The Incredible Hulk Theatrical Review
The Incredible Hulk   The Incredible Hulk Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  06/15/2008 9:23 PM EDT
Ever since The Crow was released in 1994 and refined the superhero genre, it seems Hollywood cannot get enough of superheroes.  This year is no exception with last month's Iron Man, next month's The Dark Knight, and this month's superhero, The Incredible Hulk. The Hulk has a lot of ground to cover, and Marvel is taking a large chance "reb... Read More

Fool's Gold DVD Review
Fool's Gold   Fool's Gold DVD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  06/10/2008 4:01 PM EDT
As a Valentine Day release for this year, Warner Brothers released Fool's Gold. The movie stars Matthew McConaughey and Kate Hudson as a just-divorced couple who bicker and banter their way through an adventure- and laugh-packed undersea treasure hunt. Now Warner Brothers Home Entertainment brings the excitement home of treasure hunting on DVD and ... Read More