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.

John Wick Theatrical Review
John Wick   John Wick Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  10/23/2014 3:20 PM EDT
Keanu Reeves has had a very turbulent career. It first started out in mainly comedic and dramatic roles. Then his first big action role was staring as Johnny Utah in Point Break alongside Patrick Swayze (Red Dawn, Dirty Dancing). This was followed up with smash hit Speed, and finally his most well know action films, The Matrix Trilogy. After that t... Read More

The Following Blu-ray Review
The Following: Season 2   The Following Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  10/16/2014 10:54 PM EDT
The Following series debuted on Fox on January 21, 2013 by creator Kevin Williamson (Scream, Vampire Diaries) centering around an ex-FBI Agent Ryan Hardy (Kevin Bacon; Footloose, A Few Good Men) trying to catch a serial killer Joel Carol (James Purefoy; Resident Evil, Solomon Kane) and his cult of followers.  From the first episode on viewers ... Read More

Big Driver Theatrical Review
Big Driver   Big Driver Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  10/16/2014 10:43 PM EDT
Big Driver, The latest thriller television film based on a novella by Stephen King is coming to the Lifetime this Saturday as part of their big push to diversify themselves from their "lifetime movie" stigmata in most people's minds.The movie premise is very simple, but it works.  It tells the tale of a book author, which after a pub... Read More

Dracula Untold Theatrical Review
Dracula Untold   Dracula Untold Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  10/09/2014 11:08 PM EDT
At this point in your life you might be asking why do we need another vampire movie. However, if you discount all the sparkling vampires, the 90210/Melrose Place CW vampires, and vampires that drink synthetic blood. The last true Dracula movie was Wes Craven produced Dracula 2000 back in as you probably guessed 2000. Most people are familiar w... Read More

A Million Ways to Die in the West Blu-ray Review
A Million Ways to Die in the West   A Million Ways to Die in the West Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  10/08/2014 9:03 PM EDT
Quick off the top of your head how many western comedy films can you name? If you got four of them you did pretty well as the list is quite short. You have Blazing Saddles, Three Amigos, Back To The Future III, and Maverick. Now you can also safely add A Million Ways to Die in The West to your list. A Million Ways To Die in The West, written, ... Read More

The 100 Blu-ray Review
The 100   The 100 Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  09/26/2014 12:17 PM EDT
The 100, the new hit CW show based on Kass Morgan's bestselling young adult book of the same name, takes place ninety-seven years after nuclear Armageddon destroyed earth. The remaining survivors live on the Ark, an aging space station experiencing overpopulation and inadequate resources. Consisting of the space stations previously representing the... Read More

Supernatural Blu-ray Review
Supernatural Season Nine   Supernatural Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  09/11/2014 12:10 PM EDT
The boys are back for season 9 in the very successful series, Supernatural, on the CW. With Season 10 waiting in wings, Warner Bros. has  brought season 9 to Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD, so everyone can catch up on the Winchesters before the new season starts.Last time we visited the world of Supernatural in season 8, the angel Metatron (Curt... Read More

The Originals Blu-ray Review
The Originals: The Complete First Season   The Originals Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  09/04/2014 9:22 AM EDT
Following in the footsteps of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, CW's The Vampire Diaries series created a spin-off television show called the Originals, which premiered the fall of 2013. The spin-off series debuted during season four of Vampire Diaries during an episode entitled  "Originals".As the title suggests, The Originals continues... Read More

The November Man Theatrical Review
The November Man   The November Man Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  08/27/2014 9:19 AM EDT
Proving you can't keep a good agent down, Pierce Bronson, 007 himself, has just gotten his license to kill reinstated in the new thriller, November Man. November Man, director by spy thriller veteran, Roger Donaldson (The Bank Job, The Recruit), based on the first in a thirteen part book series by author Bill Granger, is about a retied CIA... Read More

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Theatrical Review
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles   Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  08/07/2014 11:07 AM EDT
For years various studios and companies have been trying to find a way to get the Teenage Mutant Ninja turtle property back on the big screen, and this August it will be finally accomplished by Platinum Dunes, Nickelodeon, and Paramount.The premise is simple – Four turtles and a rat come into contact with a mutagen agent that transforms then ... Read More