Road Rash Reviews

Legend of the Mountain Review *****

Cert PG | 191 mins | 1979

5 Star
Drums, Cymbals and Ghosts.
Masters of Cinema bring us #185 in their series of remastered masterpieces. This time it is writer/director King Hu‘s (The Swordsman, A Touch of Zen) epic Legend of the Mountain, an ancient tale of good versus evil in the form of humans trying to survive against the spirit world. Legend of the Mountain has been fully…more

Durarara!!x2 Ketsu Review ****-

Cert 15 | 275 mins | 2018

4 stars as night falls in Ikebukuro.
Durarara!! x2 Ketsu is the final part of the second series, which is split into three parts and is preceded by Durarara!! x2 Shou and Durarara!!x2 Ten. It is based on the light novel series written by Ryohgo Narita and illustrated by Suzuhito Yasuda. It is produced by studio Shuka (91 Days).
This release contains episodes 25-36 and dramatically concludes the tales…more

Daddy’s Home 2 Review ***--

Cert 12 | 100 mins | 2018

3 stars of dysfunctional family comedy.
Daddy’s Home 2 is written and directed by Sean Anders (That’s My Boy, Sex Drive) and is the sequel to the very amusing Daddy’s Home.
“Stepdads and dads don’t always get along, but Dusty and I have this co-dad thing on lockdown.”
Following a shaky start in the first film, Brad (Will Ferrell – Anchorman: The Legend…more

Kino’s Journey Review ****-

Cert 12 | 13 x 25 mins | 2003

4 Star
A Girl, a Motorbike and Dystopia.
All The Anime bring us Ryutaro Nakamura‘s ( Serial Experiments Lain) 2003 groundbreaking esoteric story of a young girl travelling the lands of an unknown world on her speaking motorbike (a Motorrad). Kino’s journey is more about Zen than your regular anime (of which there are many genres) as Kino sees all that her…more

Re:Born (Dual Format) Review ****-

Cert 15 | 100 mins | 2016

4 Star
A Ghost, a Little Girl and Death.
Yûji Shimomura (Death Trance) goes from being a stuntman to the director of this close quarters Japanese Martial Arts bloodfest. A simple tale of vengeance and revenge with brainwashed children thrown in for good measure. But boy this Ghost has some considerable material skills, amazing.
In the intro we see special forces on…more

Paddington 2 Review *****

Cert PG | 104 mins | 2018

5 stars of charming hilarity for the whole family.
Paddington 2 is written by Simon Farnaby and Paul King (Paddington, The Mighty Boosh), who also directs the film. It is based on the best selling children’s books about Paddington Bear by Michael Bond (Olga da Polga).
“Open your minds, and your legs will follow.”
Paddington Brown (Ben Whishaw – Cloud Atlas, Spectre) has now been living with…more

Kickboxer: Retaliation Review ****-

Cert 15 | 110 mins | 2018

4 Star
Higher, Faster, Harder.

From the writer/producer of Kickboxer: Vengeance Dimitri Logothetis now directs the latest instalment of this martial arts saga. It is set just over one year after the experiences of Kurt Sloane (Alain Moussi) in Thailand against Tong Po.
After avenging his brothers death, Kurt Sloan (Alain Moussi, Kickboxer: Vengeance, Wings of the Dragon) is living the dream life…more

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...