Film and Television Reviews

Reviews By Nathan M Rose

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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

Moonlight DVD Review
Moonlight   Moonlight DVD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  01/26/2009 7:16 PM EDT
As a long time fan of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel, I was devastated when it when off the air.  The news came along in the entertainment trades, that David Greenwalt, Producer of Buffy and Angel, was going to be in charge of CBS's new vampire series, Moonlight.Moonlight centers on an "undead" private eye, Mick St. John, who hel... Read More

Swing Vote Blu-ray Review
Swing Vote   Swing Vote Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  01/12/2009 7:34 PM EDT
An ordinary Joe accidentally gets the power to choose the next president of the United States in Swing Vote.Two-time Oscar winner, Kevin Costner, stars as Bud Johnson, a regular guy whose life has just taken an unexpected turn.  Costner is aided by an all-star lineup cast, including Dennis Hopper, Kelsey Grammer, Nathan Lane, Stanley Tucci, Ge... Read More

Casablanca Blu-ray Review
Casablanca (Ultimate Collector's Edition)   Casablanca Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  12/01/2008 8:28 PM EDT
Casablanca:  easy to enter, but much harder to leave -- especially if you are wanted by the Nazis.  Such a man is Resistance leader, Victor Laszlo (Paul Henreid), whose only hope is Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart), a cynical American who sticks his neck out for no one -- especially Victor's wife Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman), the ex-lover who broke... Read More

Supernatural Blu-ray Review
Supernatural Season Three   Supernatural Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  11/11/2008 8:54 PM EDT
Last time we saw Sam and Dean Winchester, they had just vanquished the yellow-eyed demon, but at a terrible price!  The battle that brought him down released hundreds of demons from Hell into an unsuspecting world.   It cost Sam his life.  But a grief-stricken Dean made a deal with the Crossroad Demo -- his soul for Sam's re... Read More

Wall-E Blu-ray Review
Wall-E (Blu-ray)   Wall-E Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  11/11/2008 12:00 AM EDT
Once in a while, a movie comes along that is so rare and unique, and tends to leave me speechless after I watch the film.  Disney/Pixar's latest effort, Wall-E, is one of those films.After hundreds of lonely years of doing what he was built for, WALL-E (short for Waste Allocation Load Lifter Earth-Class) discovers a new purpose in life (be... Read More

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