Road Rash Reviews

Escaflowne The Movie Review ****-

Cert 15 | 98 mins | 2000

4 stars for this classic anime film.
Escaflowne The Movie is a re-telling of the hugely popular television series The Vision of Escaflowne. It is directed by Kazuki Akane (Geneshaft) and produced by Studio Bones (Eureka Seven: Astral Ocean, Fullmetal Alchemist). This edition features the original Japanese soundtrack as well as the original English dub and the 2016 Kickstarter English dub.
“Oh no! I’m…more

Kills on Wheels Review ****-

Cert 15 | 105 mins | 2017

4 stars of unusual and clever action thriller.
Kills On Wheels is a Hungarian film, presented here with English subtitles. It is currently showing in cinemas in UK and Ireland and will be released to Dual Format DVD and Blu-ray early next year.
It is written and directed by Attila Till (Panic) based on his experiences working with disabled people. Here’s his…more

Journey to the Center of the Earth 1959 Review *****

Cert U | 132 mins | 1959

5 Star
Rocks, Heat and Dinosaurs.
Eureka brings us one of the most influential adventure films of all time, based on the story by Jules Verne (20.000 Leagues Under the Sea, ‘Round the World in 80 Days, Mysterious Island). So influential that I did a Geology Honours Degree because of this magnificent film. Directed by Henry Levin (The Wonders of Aladdin, The…more

Don’t Torture a Duckling Review ****-

Cert 18 | 105 mins | 1972

4 star conversion of a riveting Italian Giallo thriller.
Don’t Torture a Duckling was first released in 1972 and is presented here in Dual Format DVD and Blu-ray courtesy of Arrow Video.
It is written and directed by Lucio Fulci (The Beyond, City of the Living Dead) and was pretty controversial on it’s release due to the religious themes and brutal and…more

Firefly Complete – Series 15th Anniversary Edition Review *****

Cert 12 | 11 x 44 mins | 2002

5 Star
But you can’t take the sky from me.
From the pen of Joss Wedon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Avengers Assemble) we came to know the crew of the Firefly class spaceship Serenity. Even though it only got 1 season this series made ripples right through the Sci-Fi world and fans are still up in arms about that travesty (yes…more

Tokyo Ghoul – Jack and Pinto OVA Review ****-

Cert 15 | 54 mins | 2017

4 star addition to the world of ghouls.
This release features both Tokyo Ghoul OVAs (Original Video Animation), Jack and Pinto, based on the manga series by Sui Ishida, produced by Studio Pierrot (Bleach, Naruto Shippuden) and directed by Suehei Morita. It is presented here in Japanese with English subtitles.
“I move from place to place, chasing after these ghouls…”
These OVAs are set in…more

The Boy and the Beast Review *****

Cert 12 | 120 mins | 2017

5 stars of gloriously animated and engrossing storytelling.
The Boy and the Beast is written and directed by Mamoru Hosoda (Wolf Children, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time) and produced by Studio Chizu.
“I hate everybody! I hate them, hate them, hate them…”
Our story opens in the realm of the beasts, Jūtengai, where the Lord (Steve Powell – Space Dandy) has decided…more

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