Road Rash Reviews

High Noon (1952) (Masters of Cinema) Limited Edition Review *****

Cert U | 85 mins | 1952

5 Star
A Man of Principles.
From humble beginnings as The Tin Star by John Cunningham and adapted by screenwriter Carl Foreman (The Bridge on the River Kwai, The Guns of Navarone, Force 10 from Navarone), High Noon is brought to the screen by visionary director Fred Zinnemann (From Here to Eternity, Oklahoma!, A Man for All Seasons, The Day of the…more

The Prey Blu-ray Review ***--

Cert 18 | 80 mins | 1984

3 stars, terrible film but great package for the horror enthusiast.
The Prey was originally released in 1984, although it was filmed between 1978 and 1980. It was written by Summer and Edwin Brown (Every Woman Has a Fantasy) who also directed.
It has been saved from V.H.S. obscurity enjoying a 2K restoration courtesy of Arrow Video.
“Well, I’m going to take a…more

Rapid Response Review *****

Cert PG | 99 mins | 2019

5 Star
Pirouettes, Deaths and Rescues.
Rapid Response is the perfect way to celebrate a lifetimes work that has improved thousands of racing drivers lives over the last 50+ years. Americas speedway and karting heroes face death at every venue. This documentary tells the story of the man who changed all that and how he did it with his team of dedicated…more

Castle Rock Review ****-

480 mins | 2019

4 star dark and brooding horror anthology series.
Castle Rock is based on the characters, locations and stories of horror legend Stephen King (Pet Sematary, Cujo). He is an executive producer, as is J.J. Abrams (Fringe, Lost). It is an original story, created for television by Sam Shaw (Manhattan) and Dustin Thomason (Lie To Me).
“Take any house in this town, hell,…more

Amazing Grace Review *****

Cert U | 89 mins | 2019

5 stars of heartfelt performance and true passion.
Amazing Grace was originally recorded in 1972 and is directed by Alan Elliot and Sydney Pollack (Tootsie, Out of Africa).
“Tonight, I would like you to receive the first lady of music, Miss Aretha Franklin..”
In 1972, Aretha Franklin, the undisputed Queen of Soul, brought producer Jerry Wexler, her backup singers, and the legendary Atlantic…more

Memory: The Origins of Alien Review *****

Cert 15 | 95 mins | 2019

5 Star
40 Years of Hurt.
Memory: The Origins of Alien celebrates 40 years of one of the most terrifying franchise’s in cinematic history. Told by the people that were there, from concept to release. From writer Dan O’Bannon (Dark Star, Heavy Metal, Blue Thunder, Lifeforce) came the tale that changed how Sci-Fi was perceived, and with director Ridley Scott (Blade Runner,…more

The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith Review *****

Cert 18 | 122 mins | 1978

5 stars of powerful and harrowing Australian drama.
The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith was originally released in 1978 and is based on the novel of the same name by Thomas Keneally (Schindler’s Ark). The screen adaptation was written, directed and produced by Fred Schepisi (Six Degrees of Separation).
It is presented here courtesy of Eureka Entertainment as part of their Masters of…more

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