Road Rash Reviews

Erased Review *****

Cert 15 | 150 mins | 2017

5 stars of well written and fascinating sci-fi.
Erased is based on the seinen manga series written and illustrated by Kei Sanbe. It was adapted to anime by A-1 Pictures (Sword Art Online, Your Lie In April) and directed by Tomohiko Ito (Silver Spoon). This release features the first six episodes of the anime.
“I’m scared to dig too deep into myself…”
Set…more

Snow White With the Red Hair Season 2 Review ****-

Cert 12 | 2017

4 stars of charming and gentle romance. 
Snow White With Red Hair is based on the Japanese Shōjo manga written by Sorata Akizuki and adapted for anime by studio Bones (Fullmetal Alchemist, Noragami). This is season two and concludes the story.
“He was born with a silver spoon in his mouth, but he learned to speak in the red light district.”
Shirayuki (Brina Palencia – Black Butler: Book of…more

Kung Fu Yoga Review ****-

Cert 12 | 107 mins | 2017

4 Star
Treasures, Cars, Kung Fu and a Lion.
Writer/director Jackie Chan (First Strike)  and favourite Stanley Tong (Supercop) brings us his next collaboration with the elder statesman of martial arts films. Jackie comes with two new protege’s as we see the fights and stunts along with amazing car chases and the ever brilliant comedy.
1300 years ago two countries (China, India) fought, heroes…more

Electric Dreams Review ****-

Cert PG | 95 mins | 1984

4 Star
Modem Love Triangle.
From the man that brought us the iconic videos of the likes of Michael Jackson: Billie Jean, Bryan Adams: Summer of ’69 and A-Ha: Take on Me, Steve Baron (Coneheads) directs Virgin Films production company’s first film in this take on the computer coming into the home.
What could possibly go wrong?
Miles Harding (Lenny von Dohlen, World’s End) is…more

Dreamscape Review ****-

Cert 15 | 99 mins | 1984

4 Star
Snake Monsters and R.E.M.
Second Sight bring us an 80’s classic horror, adventure, in Dreamscape. Director Joseph Ruben (Sleeping with the Enemy) got together the stars of the time and put them in a world where your dreams are as much of a reality as when you are awake. The perils of R.E.M. At the time the effects were state…more

Ghost in the Shell (Live Action) Review ****-

Cert 12 | 107 mins | 2017

4 Star
Section 9 Comes Alive.
From being thrown in at the deep end in directing Snow White and the Huntsman, Rupert Sanders is back and he is retelling another classic story. This time it’s Shirow Masamune‘s (Appleseed, Dominion Tank Police, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex) 1995 classic anime. It is a retelling of the origins of Section 9…more

Belladonna of Sadness Review **---

Cert 15 | 93 mins | 1973

2 stars of disquieting and dated “almost animation”.
Belladonna of Sadness was first released in 1973 and is based on the novel La Sorciere (Satanism and Witchcraft) by Jules Michelet. This film adaptation was brought to us by anime studio Mushi Production and directed by Eiichi Yamamoto.
“I’ll give anything if someone would save me, even my soul…”
The film opens with the…more

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