Road Rash Reviews

Ironweed Dual Format Edition Review ****-

Cert 15 | 143 mins | 1987

4 star bleak yet mesmerizing Depression Era drama.
Ironweed was first released in 1987 and makes it’s UK Blu-ray and DVD debut in this Dual Format release courtesy of Eureka Classics. It is based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel of the same name by William Kennedy who also wrote the screenplay. It was directed by Hector Babenco (Foolish Heart).
“I’m sorry…more

Moomins and the Winter Wonderland Review ****-

Cert U | 82 mins | 2019

4 stars of enchanting Christmas family fun.
Moomins and the Winter Wonderland is a feature length children’s film based on the beloved characters created by Finnish author and illustrator Tove Jansson in the 1940’s.
This enchanting film has been lovingly put together using existing stop-motion Moomin productions from the 1980’s with a new screenplay, edited and restored to 4K format, whilst retaining…more

Anna and the Apocalypse Blu-ray Review ****-

Cert 15 | 92 mins | 2019

4 star deliciously disrespectful musical horror comedy.
Anna and the Apocalypse is based on a BAFTA winning 2010 short film by Ryan McHenry, creator of the internet Vine smash hit, Ryan Gosling Won’t Eat His Cereal. Unfortunately, he didn’t get to see it made into a feature film, but his friends, including co-writer Alan McDonald made sure his dream became a…more

Horrible Histories: The Movie – Rotten Romans Review ****-

Cert PG | 92 mins | 2019

4 star hilarious history lesson for the whole family.
Horrible Histories: The Movie – Rotten Romans is the feature film debut from Award winning director Dominic Brigstocke (I’m Alan Partridge, The Armstrong and Miller Show). It is based on the best selling Horrible Histories stories written by Terry Deary (Truly Terrible Tales) and illustrated by Martin Brown.
“Anyway, I’ve got  nothing to worry about.…more

Der Golem Review ****-

Cert PG | 86 mins | 1920

4 star restoration of a highly influential German Expressionist horror film.
Der Golem is written by Henrik Galeen (Nosferatu) and Paul Wegener (The Student of Prague, The Pied Piper of Hamelin). Wegener also stars in the title role and co-directs with Carl Boese (Rendezvous).
The film, subtitled “Wie Er In Die Welt Kam” or “How He Came Into the World” was originally…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, Æon 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

Nightbreed Review ****-

Cert 18 | 102/120 mins | 1990

4 stars of brilliantly reconstructed and remastered horror classic.
Nightbreed is written and directed by renowned horror author Clive Barker (Hellraiser, Candyman), based on his novella, Cabal. It was originally released in 1990 and is presented here on High Definition Blu-ray with a host of special features courtesy of Arrow Video. This release includes both the theatrical cut and the radically…more

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