Road Rash Reviews

SIL and the Devil Seeds of Arodor and the Doctors: More Monsters! Review ***--

Cert 12 | 150, 330 mins | 2019

3 stars of new independent journey into the world of Doctor Who and some fascinating new interviews with familiar faces.
SIL and the Devil Seeds of Arodor is a new straight-to-video Doctor Who spin off series. In order to avoid those pesky copyright issues, it features neither a Doctor or a TARDIS.
It is directed by Keith Barnfather (Terrance Dicks: Fact and…more

The Invitation Review ****-

Cert 15 | 100 mins | 2019

4 stars of stylish and intelligent psychological thriller.
The Invitation is written by Phil Hay (R.I.P.D., Destroyer) and Matt Manfredi (Bug, ├ćon Flux) and directed by Karyn Kusama (Girlfight). It is presented here on Blu-ray with plenty of special features, courtesy of Second Sight Films.
“Let me ask you something. How has he been handling things? He can be self destructive.”
Will (Logan…more

The Fate of Lee Khan (1973) (Masters of Cinema) Dual Format edition Review *****

Cert 12 | 105 mins | 1973

5 Star
The Intrigues of War.
From actor, writer, director King Hu (Legend of the Mountain, All the King’s Men) comes a tale of fourteenth century China when the Monguls rule with an iron fist and the people have had enough and are fighting back under rebel Chu Yuan-Chang’s army. With choreography from the legend that is Sammo Hung (Wheels on Meals,…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

The Dead Center Review ****-

Cert 18 | 93 mins | 2019

4 stars of slick and scary supernatural thriller.
The Dead Center is written and directed by Billy Senese (Closer To God). It is presented here courtesy of Arrow Video.
“I am the mouth of death. None are beyond my reach. Forgive me.”
Daniel Forrester (Shane Carruth – Upstream Color, Primer) is a troubled psychiatrist, working in an acute care psychiatric ward. His need…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

3 From Hell Review ****-

Cert 18 | 111 mins | 2019

4 star rip roaring gore soaked thrill ride.
3 From Hell is written and directed by Rob Zombie (Halloween, The Lords of Satan). It is the follow up to The House of a Thousand Corpses (2003) and The Devil’s Rejects (2005).
“I’m just a clown dancing to the sins of mankind.”
Despite the implications at the end of The Devil’s Rejects, Baby Firefly…more

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