Road Rash Reviews

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

The Dark Half Review ****-

Cert 18 | 121 mins | 1993

4 stars of classic and deeply disturbing horror tale.
The Dark Half is based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King (Castle Rock, Pet Sematary, Cujo). It features a screenplay written by George A. Romero (Night of the Living Dead, Monkey Shines), who also directs. It was originally released in 1993 and is presented here on Dual Format…more

Skinner Review ****-

Cert 18 | 88 mins | 1993

4 star quintessentially nineties slasher flick.
Skinner is written by Paul Hart-Wilden (Alone, Wolf Town) and directed by Ivan Nagy (Deadly Nightmares, Playing With Fire). It was originally released in 1993 and is presented here on Dual Format DVD and Blu-ray, following a 4K restoration courtesy of 101 Films Black Label.
“He’ll come back here, I know he will. It’s just a…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

The Bells of St. Mary’s Review ****-

Cert U | 126 mins | 1945

4 star 4K restoration of an all time classic film.
The Bells of St. Mary’s is written and directed by Leo McCarey (Going My Way, Duck Soup), with a screenplay by Dudley Nichols (Stage Coach, Bringing Up Baby). It was originally released in 1945 as a follow on to the Academy Award winning film, Going My Way. It is presented here…more

Oldboy Special Edition Blu-ray Review ****-

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 available on Special Edition…more

Isabelle Review ***--

Cert 15 | 81 mins | 2019

 3 stars of girl next door/possession thriller.
Isabelle is written by Donald Martin (Milton’s Secret, Dim Sum Funeral) and directed by Robert Heydon (The Crescent, The Pinkertons).
“Not a few changes. Everything. Trust me, everything is going to change.”
Larissa (Amanda Crew – Final Destination 3, Sex Drive) and Matt (Adam Brody – The O.C., Mr. and Mrs. Smith) are a happy young…more

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