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.

The First Purge 4K Ultra HD Review
The First Purge   The First Purge 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  10/02/2018 8:50 AM EDT
America, the land of the free, the home of the brave, and also the home of the Purge. That's right the Purge (the right granted by the New Founding Fathers of America) was back in theaters this summer with The First Purge, and now it makes its way onto the home entertainment market in 4K UHD, Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD.It's 2014 and the N... Read More

The Gifted DVD Review
The Gift: The Complete First Season   The Gifted DVD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  09/24/2018 4:38 PM EDT
Back in 2000 comic book films changed forever with the release of Brian Singer's (Bohemian Rhapsody) X-MEN film. The film was followed by two sequels, two Wolverine films, and a secondary trilogy that solidified its "cinematic universe".  Now the X-Men cinematic universe has come to television in the form of The Gifted.Set in an alte... Read More

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom 4K Ultra HD Review
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom   Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  09/18/2018 9:55 AM EDT
In 1990 author Michael Crichton created a novel that would become a blueprint for an entire cinematic realm. Starting in 1993 the film world was changed with Steven Spielberg's Jurassic Park, followed up by Jurassic Park: The Lost World, Jurassic Park III, Jurassic World and now Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.Last time we left our prehistoric creat... Read More

Ocean's 8 4K Ultra HD Review
Ocean's 8   Ocean's 8 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  09/13/2018 8:13 AM EDT
In 2001, George Clooney and Brad Pitt led an all-star cast in Ocean's Eleven, a remake of the 1960 film of the same name, starring the "rat pack" which included Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Sammy Davis, Jr. Clooney and Pitt followed the film up with a sequel, Ocean's Twelve in 2004 and a third film, Ocean's Thirteen in 2007... Read More

Alpha Theatrical Review
Alpha   Alpha Theatrical Review
(Nathan M Rose)  08/16/2018 10:59 PM EDT
Every once in a while there comes a movie that tugs at your heartstrings and energizes your soul.  Alpha is such a movie. Directed by Albert Hughes (From Hell, Menace II Society) it tells a stunning tale of loss, friendship, and courage after a young boy Kodi Smit-McPhee (X-Men: Apocalypse) is left for dead by his tribe and has to find his way... Read More

Rampage 4K Ultra HD Review
Rampage   Rampage 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  07/10/2018 10:09 AM EDT
A Man and his Ape are not soon parted. So when you take the biggest action star in the world, Dwayne Johnson (Skyscraper) and add a large albino ape as a sidekick you get movie theater gold.Rampage is the latest classic video game to get a big screen adaptation. The game was originally released in arcades in 1986 and then hit the home entertai... Read More

Death Wish Blu-ray Review
Death Wish   Death Wish Blu-ray Review
(Nathan M Rose)  06/15/2018 1:56 PM EDT
In 1974, Charles Bronson (The Great Escape) starred in Death Wish, a film based on the 1972 novel by Brian Garfield. Now, 44 years later, Bruce Willis(Die Hard) has taken up the role of vigilante Paul Kersey in the remake of the film directed by Eli Roth (Hostel) available now on Blu-ray.Paul Kersey is a surgeon in Chicago (in the original novel Ke... Read More

Tomb Raider 4K Ultra HD Review
Tomb Raider   Tomb Raider 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  06/12/2018 1:48 PM EDT
Back in the 1990s, a little game called Tomb Raider, featuring a female "Indiana Jones" type character named Lara Croft, was introduced to the world. To help the game's appeal to the mostly male gaming audience, she was created with a large bosom and also used two guns versus a whip. The game proved to be a smash hit an... Read More

Die Hard 4K Ultra HD Review
Die Hard   Die Hard 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  05/21/2018 4:50 PM EDT
Back in the late 1980s, a little film called Die Hard, starring an unknown action star at the time whose only previous body of work was in comedy, came crashing onto the screen and the action genre has never been the same. Now, for its 30th Anniversary, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment is releasing the film like it has never been released b... Read More

Black Panther 4K Ultra HD Review
Black Panther   Black Panther 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  05/15/2018 7:50 AM EDT
In the 1960s, during the height of the civil rights movement, Marvel comics took a big chance and created a new superhero, Black Panther, from the nation of Wakanda.  This land was a more technologically advanced nation than any on Earth. Over time, the character became of the most beloved in the Marvel Universe, and now, in 2018, he finally h... Read More

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