Road Rash Reviews

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

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

Freedom Fields Review *****

Cert PG | 97 mins | 2018

5 Star
Determination, Will, Strength.
Naziha Arebi directs and films this five year long project about Libya’s first female football team in post revolution Libya. (2011). This her first full feature length documentary delves deeply into the hearts of her film subjects and those around them that should help but only seem to hinder the mothers of Revolution.
“Sometimes we are blessed with…more

March of the Penguins 2: The Next Step *****

Cert U | 76 mins | 2018

5 stars of stunning wildlife film making.
Over a decade later and following on from the success of March of the Penguins, writer and director Luc Jacquet (Ice and the Sky, Once Upon a Forest) is back with another work of genius, March of the Penguins 2: The Next Step.
“It’s pick up time at preschool, but unfortunately the entire class consists of nearly identical twins,…more

D.O.A. A Rite of Passage Review ****-

Cert 18 | 92 mins | 1980

4 Star
Disco is Dead! Long Live Punk!
When the Parker was King, in came bovver boots and saftey pins to oust the King and take the throne. This documentary was filmed in 1978 by Lech Kowalski (Rock Soup, Born to Lose: The Last Rock and Roll Movie) and shows how punk rock came face to face with the establishment in the…more

Steve McQueen: the Man and Le Mans Review *****

Cert 15 | 102 mins | 2015

5 Star
High Speed, Grit and Determination.
The man, the legend that was Steve McQueen, a superstar from humble beginnings on a farm in Missouri. A box office certainty, he had a vision of the ultimate speed film and that it was going to be about the ultimate race, ‘Le Mans’. Directors  Gabriel Clarke and John McKenna (The Fight of Their Lives)…more

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