Road Rash Reviews

Escaflowne The Movie Review ****-

Cert 15 | 98 mins | 2000

4 stars for this classic anime film.
Escaflowne The Movie is a re-telling of the hugely popular television series The Vision of Escaflowne. It is directed by Kazuki Akane (Geneshaft) and produced by Studio Bones (Eureka Seven: Astral Ocean, Fullmetal Alchemist). This edition features the original Japanese soundtrack as well as the original English dub and the 2016 Kickstarter English dub.
“Oh no! I’m…more

Kills on Wheels Review ****-

Cert 15 | 105 mins | 2017

4 stars of unusual and clever action thriller.
Kills On Wheels is a Hungarian film, presented here with English subtitles. It is currently showing in cinemas in UK and Ireland and will be released to Dual Format DVD and Blu-ray early next year.
It is written and directed by Attila Till (Panic) based on his experiences working with disabled people. Here’s his…more

Don’t Torture a Duckling Review ****-

Cert 18 | 105 mins | 1972

4 star conversion of a riveting Italian Giallo thriller.
Don’t Torture a Duckling was first released in 1972 and is presented here in Dual Format DVD and Blu-ray courtesy of Arrow Video.
It is written and directed by Lucio Fulci (The Beyond, City of the Living Dead) and was pretty controversial on it’s release due to the religious themes and brutal and…more

The Boy and the Beast Review *****

Cert 12 | 120 mins | 2017

5 stars of gloriously animated and engrossing storytelling.
The Boy and the Beast is written and directed by Mamoru Hosoda (Wolf Children, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time) and produced by Studio Chizu.
“I hate everybody! I hate them, hate them, hate them…”
Our story opens in the realm of the beasts, Jūtengai, where the Lord (Steve Powell – Space Dandy) has decided…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

Voice From the Stone Review ***--

Cert 15 | 87 mins | 2017

3 stars for this atmospheric but slow mystery.
Voice From the Stone is based on the novel “La Voce Della Pietra” by Silvio Raffo, with the screenplay by Andrew Shaw and directed by Eric D. Howell (From Heaven to Hell).
“Something inside of him is broken…”
Voice From the Stone is set in Tuscany in the 1950’s and features some beautiful and haunting…more

The Slayer Review ****-

Cert 18 | 85 mins | 1982

4 star restoration of this 1980’s obscure but classic slasher flick.
The Slayer was first released in 1982 and is presented here following a 4K restoration courtesy of Arrow Video. It is written and directed by J.S. Cardone (The Covenant, Prom Night) with screenplay by Bill Ewing (Deathmaster, The Hoax).
Kay (Sarah Kendall – The Karate Kid Part II) is an artist,…more

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