Road Rash Reviews

Night is Short, Walk On Girl Review ***--

Cert 15 | 93 mins | 2018

3 stars of eccentric and surreal animated romantic comedy.
Night is Short, Walk On Girl is based on the novel of the same name written by Tomihiko Morimi and directed by Masaaki Yuasa (The Tatami Galaxy, Space Dandy).
“While embarrassing, at this time I wanted to plunge into the adult world by myself. In other words, I wanted to drink my own…more

Love Live! Sunshine!! Review ****-

Cert 12 | 325 mins | 2018

4 stars of uplifting slice-of-life anime.
Love Live! Sunshine!! is produced by Sunrise (Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere, Good Luck Girl!) and directed by Kazuo Sakai.
It is a spin off from the popular anime series, Love Live!, featuring a different cast of characters with the same ambitions.
“To be consumed by your very passion. To have a special dream.I’ve never had that kind…more

Iron Monkey [Eureka Classics] Blu Ray Review ****-

Cert 12 | 90 mins | 1993

4 Star
Masked Martial Arts Avenger.
Eureka Classics bring us a martial arts extravaganza as Donnie Yen (Chasing the Dragon, Rogue One, Ip Man 1-3) relives the tale of Wong Kei-ying and his son Wong Fei-hung who became martial arts legends in the late 19th Century.
A small town in China is run by Governor Cheng Pak-Fong (James Wong, Twin Dragons) who has…more

No Way Out (1950) Review *****

Cert 15 | 106 mins | 1950

5 Star
Classic Racial Aggression.
The Masters of Cinema bring us release #191 in their series of classic cinema and what a film No Way Out is, filmed when racial tension was at its height in the USA. Writer/director Joseph L. Mankiewicz (A Letter to Three Wives, The Barefoot Contessa, Cleopatra) takes the raw emotions and puts them on the silver screen…more

Mayday Review ****-

Cert TBC | 75 mins | 2018

4 Star
Aero-Terror at 45,000ft.
Writer/director and producer Massimiliano Cerchi (Kendall Ransom: Bounty Hunter, The Night Shift) brings us a film that is a breath of fetid air in the thriller-horror market. As we take to the skies strange occurrences start frightening the passengers and crew to their wits end. Viewers will feel the claustrophobia of being stuck in a packed plane…more

The Defiant Ones Review *****

Cert U | 97 mins | 1958

5 Star
When Criminals and Cabbages Collide.
Eureka Classics bring us Stanley Kramer‘s (Inherit the Wind, Judgment at Nuremberg, It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World) classic two men on the run film. A film made during the height of the racially sensitive USA in the mid 1950’s. This Academy award winning film (Best Cinematography, Black-and-White, Best Writing, Story and Screenplay—Written Directly for the…more

Lupin the 3rd 2015 Review ****-

Cert 12 | 650 mins | 2015

4 stars of hilarious hijinks across Italy.
Lupin the 3rd 2015 (known in Japan as Lupin III: The Italian Adventure) is based on the manga series written by Monkey Punch. The manga series itself is inspired by the popular stories written by French author Maurice Leblanc.  
Our protagonist, Lupin the 3rd, is the grandson of Leblanc’s Arsene Lupin, a gentleman thief who…more

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