Road Rash Reviews

Once Upon A Time In China Trilogy Review *****

Cert 15 | 351 mins | 1991-1992-1997

5 Star
A Hero of China and Martial Arts.
Eureka Classics brings us the martial arts extravaganza that is the Once Upon a Time in China trilogy, plus the 1997 Once Upon a Time in China and America, for the first time on a limited edition (4000) Blu-ray. Tracking events of Chinese hero Wong Fei-hung (Jet Li, The One, The Expendables, The…more

Star Trek: Discovery Season 1 Review ****-

Cert 12 | 15 x 60 mins | 2017

4 Star
The Reboot of Reboots.
CBS caused a storm in sci-fi circles when they announced that they were rebooting the iconic, world renowned Star Trek. Not just another tale set in the universe, but they decided to start from scratch. Setting it ten years before the adventures of the USS Enterprise. What also caused a stir was the main character was…more

Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex Complete Series Collection *****

Cert 15 | 1337 approx mins | 2002-2006

5 Star
A Major Upgrade for G.I.T.S.
Masamune Shiro‘s (Appleseed) classic manga story brought to the screens by Production I-G (Psycho-Pass, Attack on Titan, Attack on Titan: Junior High) this classic cyberpunk story set in the near future now comes in an all singing all dancing Blu-ray box set for the first time in the UK.
In the not so distant future, mankind has advanced…more

Early Murnau – Five Films 1921-1925 Review ****-

Cert PG | 433 mins | 1921-1925

4 Star
Drama, Intrigue and Inter-titles.
Eureka bring us #140-144 in their Masters of Cinema’s collection taking us all the way back to the roaring 20’s (1920’s that is), they bring us 5 of the early surviving films of Murnau (Nosferatu). All painstakingly restored with the inter-titles translated from the original German. The films are Schloβ Vogelöd, Phantom, Die Finanzen des groβherzogs,…more

The Hobbit 3D Extended Box Set *****

Cert 12 | 511 + Special features mins | 2015

 
5 Stars All the Way There

and Back Again.
Peter Jackson in a Box. What more could you Want!
The Hobbit 3D, All three films in wonderful 3D, now available in the extended versions. Jackson takes us through J.R.R. Tolkien‘s prequel to the Lord of the Rings Trilogy (also by Peter Jackson), covering The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Desolation of Smaug and The Battle…more

Tokyo Ghoul Collectors Edition *****

Cert 15 | 300 mins | 2015

5 stars of beautiful blood-soaked brilliance.
Tokyo Ghoul is based on the manga series by Sui Ishida, produced by Studio Pierrot (Bleach, Naruto) and directed by Academy Award nominee Shuhei Morita.
This release is limited to 1000 copies, presented in a collector’s packaging, with a hardback booklet and plenty of special features.
Tokyo Ghoul is set in a Tokyo where ghouls co-exist with humankind…more

Halo: Nightfall DVD and Blu-ray Review ***--

Cert 12 | 98 mins | 2015

3 stars for this decent sci-fi game crossover. 
With a couple of sci-fi heavyweights at the helm in the form of director Sergio Mimica-Gezzan (Battlestar Galactica) and executive producer Ridley Scott (Alien, Blade Runner), Halo: Nightfall always had a good chance of being a half decent film.
It is written by Paul Scheuring (Klondike, Zero Hour) and is the latest offering from…more

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