Road Rash Reviews

The Love of Jeanne Ney Review ****-

Cert PG | 106 mins | 1927

4 stars of high drama in post-World War 1 Europe.
Originally released in 1927, The Love of Jeanne Ney [Die Liebe der Jeanne Ney] is an epic of Weimar Cinema, based on the novel by Elja Ehrenburg and with a screenplay by Ladislaus Vajda. It is directed by the powerhouse of German cinema that is G.W. Pabst (Paracelsus, Don Quixote) and…more

THE GREAT SILENCE [IL GRANDE SILENZIO] (Masters of Cinema) Review ****-

105 mins | 1968

4 Star
Cold, Cold Lead.
Eureka Classics brought us The Specialists, now Eureka Masters of Cinema brings another piece of cinematic history with the definitive Spaghetti Western in The Great Silence. Once again written and directed by the maestro Sergio Corbucci (Duel of the Titans, Son of Spartacus, Django), who gives us a dark subversive Spaghetti Western, veering from the anti-hero plot…more

Full Alert (Eureka Classics) Review ****-

Cert 15 | 98 mins | 1997

4 Star
Some Victories Come at a Higher Cost.
Respected writer, director Ringo Lam (Wild Search, City on Fire, Wild City) brings us his handing over to China of Hong Kong film. A dark tale about two men, one on the wrong side of the law, and both hate to lose. Who will come out a winner?
Hong Kong 1997 the police have…more

Phantom of the Mall: Eric’s Revenge Review ****-

Cert 15 | 90/89/96 mins | 1989

4 stars of quintessentially eighties horror fun.
Phantom of the Mall: Eric’s Revenge is an American horror film first released in 1989. It is directed by Richard Friedman (Halfway to Hell, Acts of Desperation) This two disc 1080p Blu-ray release is presented courtesy of Arrow Video and features three versions of the film, the Original Theatrical Cut, TV Cut and bonus…more

Knocking Review ****-

Cert 15 | 78 mins | 2021

4 star tense and gripping thriller.
Knocking is a Swedish thriller written by Emma Broström (Flocken) and directed by Frida Kempff (Winter Buoy) and is her very impressive feature debut. It is based on a short story by Johan Theorin (The Quarry, The Asylum) and is presented here with English subtitles courtesy of Signature Entertainment.
“What a journey you’ve been on this…more

Fixed Review

4 Star
A Man With High Hopes.
First time feature maker Jez Alsop teams up with new writer Ryan Davis to bring us the gritty tale of one man’s night, as he tries to find redemption. Set in the underbelly of illegal bare-knuckle fights, what could possibly go wrong? You are about to find out.
 
A warehouse somewhere in Birmingham, late at night,…more

Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat Review ***--

Cert 15 | 104 mins | 1989

3 star classic light hearted yet gory eighties vampire film.
Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat was originally released in 1989, written by John Burgess and Anthony Hickox (Wax Work, Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth) who also directs. It is presented here on Blu-ray as part of the Vestron Collector’s Series courtesy of Lionsgate UK.
“Gwendolyn, stop terrorizing your sister!”
David (Jim Metzler –…more

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