Film and Television Reviews

Reviews By Nathan M Rose

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In The Heart of The Sea Blu-ray Review
In The Heart of The Sea   In The Heart of The Sea Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  03/08/2016 5:09 PM EDT
Most people have heard the story of Moby Dick by Herman Melville, but most people have NOT heard the back story behind the creation of this American classic. In the Heart of the Sea, starring Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Benjamin Walker (Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter), and Cillian Murphy (Batman Begins), as well as being directed b... Read More

Creed Blu-ray Review
Creed   Creed Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  03/01/2016 4:29 PM EDT
"You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain't how hard you hit; it's about how hard you can get hit, and keep moving forward. How much you can take, and keep moving forward. That's how winning is done." -- Rocky BalboaAside from boxing, the Rocky Balboa films have always been an analogy on life. Whether i... Read More

The Good Dinosaur Blu-ray Review
The Good Dinosaur   The Good Dinosaur Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  02/23/2016 11:13 AM EDT
The Good Dinosaur explores what life would be like if the big meteor that destroyed the dinosaurs, never made impact with Earth. What would it have been like if they were still around today and the roles were reversed, with humans being the "animals"?Arlo (Raymond Ochoa; A Christmas Carol) is one of three sibling dinosaurs. ... Read More

Black Mass Blu-ray Review
Black Mass   Black Mass Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  02/16/2016 8:17 PM EDT
John Gotti, Al Capone, Whitey Bolger... all notorious mobsters who left their mark.James "Whitey" Bolger (Johnny Depp; Pirates of the Caribbean) may have been a criminal, but he also reached a certain of level of genius.  How else do you manage to outwit the FBI when you are right under their noses?  Black Mass fr... Read More

Pride, Prejudice and Zombies Theatrical Review
Pride, Prejudice and Zombies   Pride, Prejudice and Zombies Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  02/04/2016 9:04 AM EDT
Author Seth Grahame-Smith's work came to the attention of modern movie-goers with the 2012 release Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, based upon his book of the same name. Now, in 2016, after a couple of years of being in production with several different directors and leading ladies, his New York Times bestselling novel Pride and Prejudice ... Read More

Bridge of Spies Blu-ray Review
Bridge of Spies   Bridge of Spies Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  02/02/2016 4:29 PM EDT
After the end of the second World War, the world looked like a different place than it does today. Germany was no longer a whole country, it was divided into East and West. The United States and Russia were at the height of their spy game with agents on the ground in both countries trying to get the upper hand in case a nuclear war broke out. It is... Read More

The Intern Blu-ray Review
The Intern   The Intern Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  01/19/2016 8:40 AM EDT
Retirement - the goal of most working class citizens of the world. But once the excitement and novelty of having your life to yourself 24 hours a day is over, what do you do? What would society let you do? Are you still relevant in today's workforce? Can today's generation learn from  the elderly? These questions, and more, are th... Read More

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens Theatrical Review
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens   Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  12/16/2015 3:05 AM EDT
In 1977, the words "A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away... " kicked off what would become one of the largest pop culture phenomenons in history, the Star Wars saga. The six films, countless TV shows, books, and video games that have been released have created their own little niche in today's society the world over.Now, 32 years... Read More

Ted 2 Blu-ray Review
Ted 2   Ted 2 Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  12/15/2015 9:51 AM EDT
A couple of years ago, a foul mouthed teddy bear named Ted took the box office by storm, and, in true Hollywood fashion, a sequel was greenlit before the movie hit home release. While the first film was just exploring the world of Ted and his best friend, John Bennett  (Mark Wahlberg; Transformers: Age of Extinction), ... Read More

Ant-Man Blu-ray Review
Ant-Man   Ant-Man Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  12/08/2015 8:51 AM EDT
For Marvel's second film entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe for 2015, they decided to go with a character small in size, but large in might, Ant-Man.Paul Rudd (This Is the End) stars as Scott Lang, a man of the people, who was incarcerated for stealing from the rich and giving to the poor. After a stretch in the United States penal system h... Read More