Road Rash Reviews

The Man from Laramie Blu-ray Review *****

Cert U | 104 mins | 1955

5 Star
Cattle, Dust and Revenge.
Eureka bring us #156 in their Masters of Cinema series and with their package they offer one of the best and most hard hitting westerns of its time. This is the fifth collaboration between James Stewart (Flight of the Phoenix) and director Anthony Mann (El Cid, The Fall of the Roman Empire) and arguably the best…more

Creepy Review ***--

Cert 15 | 130 mins | 2016

3 stars for this disturbing but slightly confused thriller.
Creepy is a Japanese film, presented with English subtitles and shortly to be released on Dual Format DVD and Blu-ray as part of the Masters of Cinema series #159.  It is currently showing in UK cinemas. It is based on the novel by Yutaka Maekawa and directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa (Journey to the Shore, The…more

Tatami Galaxy Review ***--

Cert 12 | 11 x 23 mins | 2010

3 Stars
Teenage Angst VS Tricksters.
All The Anime bring us the animated version of Tomihiko Morimi‘s (Penguin Highway) Comedy-drama campus novel. The anime comes from Madhouse and is directed by Masaaki Yuasa (Ping Pong). This anime goes places that 90% of other anime doesn’t go. This award winning Art house film uses video footage as part of the animation and…more

Hooten and the Lady Review ****-

Cert 12 | 360 mins | 2016

4 stars of hilarious globe trotting, treasure hunting adventure.
Hooten and the Lady is a Sky series first shown on Sky1 and now available on DVD for the first time.
Reminiscent of the great adventure tales of the eighties such as Romancing The Stone and Indiana Jones, this series traverses the globe in search of hidden treasures.
Lady Alexandra Lindo-Parker (Ophelia Lovibond – Guardians…more

To Live and Die In L.A. Review ****-

Cert 15 | 116 mins | 1985

4 Star conversion of a classic eighties thriller.
To Live and Die In L.A. was originally released in 1985. It is based on the novel of the same name by former U.S. Secret Service agent Gerald Petievich, who co-wrote the screenplay with director William Friedkin (The French Connection, The Exorcist).
It is an intense and uncompromising look at law enforcement on…more

Assault on Precinct 13 40th Anniversary Review *****

Cert 15 | 91 mins | 1976

5 Star
Early Carpenter Genius.
Following the success of writer/director John Carpenter‘s (Halloween, Escape From New York, The Thing, Big Trouble in Little China) first full film Dark Star (1974), he was given the money to make a film, but on a limited budget. This was the cult result.
Saturday 3:10 am Anderson, South Central Los Angeles, there is a large robbery of…more

The Place Promised in Our Early Days Review *****

Cert 12 | 116 mins | 2016

5 star breathtakingly beautiful digital animation.
This is a double feature set, including both The Place Promised in Our Early Days and Voices of a Distant Star. These are the second and third films by renowned Japanese director Makoto Shinkai (The Children Who Chase Lost Voices, Garden of Words) and also included is “She and Her Cat”, an adorable 5 minute…more

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