Road Rash Reviews

Strangled UK Cinema Release Review ****-

Cert 18 | 121 mins | 2017

4 star tense and dark thriller.
Strangled is a Hungarian film, based on real-life events in provincial Hungary, not long after an unsuccessful uprising and during the height of Socialism and is directed by Árpád Sopsits (Abandoned, Fly Trap).
It is currently showing in cinemas across UK and Ireland.
“Isn’t it a bit odd that she killed herself in the nude?”
It’s 1957 in the small Hungarian…more

Cannibals and Carpet Fitters Review *****

82 mins | 2017

5 stars, a real carpet gripper!
Cannibals and Carpet fitters is written by Richard Lee O’Donnell (End of the Road) and directed by James Bushe (Predator Dark Ages, VK) and is based on the award winning short film of the same name. It is currently doing the rounds on the festival circuit and has won a number of awards, including Best Feature…more

J.D.’s Revenge Review ****-

Cert 18 | 96 mins | 1976

4 star brutal Blaxploitation horror/thriller.
First released in 1976, JD’s Revenge was one of various Blaxploitation films to move into the horror market, alongside Blacula and Blackenstein.
It was written by Jaison Starkes (The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh) and directed by Arthur Marks (Detroit 9000, A Woman For All Men). It is presented here on Blu-ray following 2K restoration courtesy of Arrow…more

A Silent Voice Review *****

Cert 15 | 130 mins | 2017

5 stars of insightful and beautiful anime.
A Silent Voice is based on the manga of the same name written and illustrated by Yoshitoki Ōima. The screenplay is written by Reiko Yoshida and the film is directed by Naoko Yamada (K-On!!).
“You know something. We’re all sick of your notebook. It’s getting pretty old, pretty fast.”
The film opens with our protagonist Shōya Ishida (Robbie Daymond – Final Fantasy XV)…more

Hellraiser 30th Anniversary re-release *****

Cert 18 | 94 mins | 2017

5 star all time classic horror re-released on limited edition Blu-ray Steelbook.
Just to make us all feel really old, Hellraiser is currently being re-shown in UK cinemas to celebrate the 30th anniversary of its release.
It was first shown in 1987 and is written and directed by Clive Barker (Nightbreed, Candyman) and was his astonishingly self assured directorial debut.
“No tears please.…more

Eat Locals Review ****-

Cert 15 | 94 mins | 2017

4 stars of fabulously dark British horror comedy.
Eat locals is written by Danny King (Wild Bill) and is the impressive directorial debut of Jason Flemyng (Snatch, I Give it a Year), featuring the reunited cast of Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.
“Come on. All those migrants coming in clinging to the underside of vehicles. No-one’s going to miss a few…more

Miracle Mile Review ****-

Cert 15 | 87 mins | 1988

4 stars for this disturbing apocalyptic eighties classic.
Miracle Mile is written and directed by Steve De Jarnatt (Cherry 2000, For the People). In 1983 it was described by American Film Magazine as one of the top ten unproduced screenplays and in 1988 the script was bought back by De Jarnatt and finally released as a film.
“Forget everything you just heard…more

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