Road Rash Reviews

Doctor Sleep Review ****-

Cert 15 | 152 mins | 2020

4 star triumphant return to the Overlook Hotel.
Doctor Sleep is based on the 2013 novel of the same name written by Stephen King (Castle Rock, Pet Sematary) which is a sequel to his 1977 novel The Shining. It also serves as a sequel to Stanley Kubrick’s 1980 film adaptation of the book. It is written and directed by Mike Flanagan…more

Fast and Furious: Hobbs and Shaw Review ****-

Cert 12 | 137 mins | 2019

4 Star
Bigger, Badder, Louder
New director David Leitch (Atomic Blonde, Deadpool 2) was given a mega budget film ($200,000,000 (estimated)) and he blew the lot (almost literally). With Chris Morgan (The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, 47 Ronin, Fast & Furious 9) at the writing helm you know Hobbs and Shaw comes with a full pedigree certificate for the Fast…more

Red Heat Review ****-

Cert 18 | 104 mins | 1988

4 Star
East Meets West.
At a time when Schwarzenegger (Conan the Barbarian, The Terminator, Commando, Terminator 2: Judgement Day, Aftermath) was proving he was a Hollywood star, popular writer/director Walter Hill (The Driver, The Warriors, The Long Riders, 48 Hrs.) partners him with the wise cracking James Belushi (Salvador, K-9, Last Action Hero) for this Red meets the Red, White and…more

Godzilla King of the Monsters Review ***--

Cert 12 | 132 mins | 2019

3 Star
Eco Monsters but the Humans Won’t Like It.
Sequel time and writer Michael Dougherty (Trick ‘r Treat) was given the reigns and he ran with it and ran a bit further to produce this two hour plus monster fest. In the aftermath of San Francisco in 2014, humans now know of the existence ‘Titans’ such as Godzilla. Could the paleobiologist…more

Angel Heart Review ****-

Cert 18 | 113 mins | 1987

4 stars of American neo-noir psychological thriller.
Angel Heart is based on the 1978 novel Falling Angel by William Hjortsberg (Legend). It is written and directed by Alan Parker (Mississippi Burning, The Commitments) and was originally released in 1987. It is presented here following a 4K restoration courtesy of Studiocanal.
“Well, you know what they say about slugs. They always leave slime…more

Lock Up (1989) Blu-ray Review ***--

Cert 18 | 109 mins | 1989

3 Star
Twisted Revenge.
The 1980’s was when Sylvester Stallone was rising high as a movie star with the likes of Rocky, First Blood, Cobra and Tango & Cash, but squeezed into these favourites is this lengthy prison drama directed by John Flynn (Best Seller, Brainscan) who seems to have been plucked from obscurity and once he was finished with this project…more

Oldboy 15th Anniversary, Back in Cinema’s with a 4K remastering ****-

Cert 18 | 120 mins | 2003

4 Star
What Would You Do?
Co-written and directed by Park Chan-wook (I’m a Cyborg), Oldboy is based on the Japanese manga of the same name written by Nobuaki Minegishi and Garon Tsuchiya. Oldboy is the second instalment of The Vengeance Trilogy, preceded by Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (Park Chan-wook) and followed by Lady Vengeance (Park Chan-wook). Now back in select cinema’s…more

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