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.

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

Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay Theatrical Review
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay   Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  04/27/2008 10:25 PM EDT
It had been four years since filmgoers have seen Harold Lee (John Cho) and Kumar Patel (Kal Penn) grace the silver screen, but the crazy kids are at it again in Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay. Their last adventure found them traveling across country to find a White Castle hamburger in order to satisfy a weed-induced case of "the... Read More

One Missed Call DVD Review
One Missed Call   One Missed Call DVD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  04/17/2008 4:32 PM EDT
Japan has had a lot of imports over the years and the latest is in remakes of their often-startling horror movies. Japanese horror is visceral and disturbing to most westerners with its bleak sensibilities, spooky little girls, and often complete lack of what we've come to expect by way of rational explanation.It's also amazingly technologically hi... Read More

Nancy Drew DVD Review
Nancy Drew   Nancy Drew DVD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  03/03/2008 8:52 AM EDT
Nancy Drew, the heroine detective of the widely popular mystery series, was reincarnated again during the summer of 2007, and now on DVD this March , with a little help from Warner Bros and director Andrew Flemming (The Craft).This time around, Nancy Drew played by the talented Emma Roberts, is a young girl detective from River Heights who must now... Read More

Untraceable Theatrical Review
Untraceable   Untraceable Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  01/23/2008 9:30 AM EDT
January is usually the dumping ground for movies that didn't cut it for the holiday season, but starting in 2008 with Cloverfield and now Untraceable this is no longer the case.Untraceable is the story of FBI agent Jennifer March (Diane Lane), a single mother who is part of the Cybercrime division in Portland, Oregon. Life is normally mundane for t... Read More

I Am Legend Theatrical Review
I Am Legend   I Am Legend Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  12/18/2007 1:43 PM EDT
After nearly a decade, numerous rewrites, directors, and lead actors later I Am Legend hits the big screen for moviegoers this December, yet it fails to become a legend at all.Based on the book by Richard Matheson, and a remake of the film The Omega Man starring Charloton Heston. The movie follows the "last man on earth", Robert Neville ... Read More

Resident Evil: Extinction Theatrical Review
Resident Evil: Extinction   Resident Evil: Extinction Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  09/24/2007 10:33 AM EDT
It is the month of September, and like clockwork another Resident Evil movie has been unleashed in the theater. This go round Alice and the gang this head out of their familiar territory of Raccoon City and into the real world in Resident Evil: Extinction.Last time we saw Alice, she had just escaped from the Umbrella Corporation with new found powe... Read More

Transformers Theatrical Review
Transformers   Transformers Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  07/04/2007 11:28 AM EDT
Transformers, the highly anticipated movie that this reviewer has been waiting for many years was finally released this week. The questions are does it live up to all its hype? Does it live up to the 1980's cartoon? Does it bring back those childhood memories? The answer, for this reviewer, is well...not really. But let's start at the beginning of ... Read More

Live Free or Die Hard Theatrical Review
Live Free or Die Hard   Live Free or Die Hard Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  06/28/2007 11:31 AM EDT
The Die Hard series has been a roller coaster for the movie going public. The first movie is considered by most one of the best action movies ever made. However like any success there are always downfalls and by the end of Die Hard 3: Die Hard With a Vengeance the series seemed to Die...Hard. Surprisingly "Live Free Die Hard" finally brin... Read More

Ratatouille Theatrical Review
Ratatouille   Ratatouille Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  06/17/2007 5:15 PM EDT
First off let me preface this review by saying I am not the biggest fan of Pixar. I feel that that previous story lines have been weak. Even though Pixar's movies have always been somewhat entertaining, they've never reached the the level of classic Disney animation and storytelling. However, with Ratatouille, I saw a story that begins to rival cla... Read More