Road Rash Reviews

One Piece (Uncut) Collection 20 Review *****

Cert 12 | 550 mins | 2018

5 stars of triumph and heartbreak on the Grand Line.
One Piece is a long running anime based on the serial in Weekly Shōnen Jump magazine written and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda and telling us of the adventures of Monkey D. Luffy and the rest of his crew, the “Straw Hat Pirates”. It is directed by Kônosuke Uda and produced by Toei Television Production (Dragonball Kai).
This collection comprises episodes…more

Once Upon A Time In China Trilogy Review *****

Cert 15 | 351 mins | 1991-1992-1997

5 Star
A Hero of China and Martial Arts.
Eureka Classics brings us the martial arts extravaganza that is the Once Upon a Time in China trilogy, plus the 1997 Once Upon a Time in China and America, for the first time on a limited edition (4000) Blu-ray. Tracking events of Chinese hero Wong Fei-hung (Jet Li, The One, The Expendables, The…more

Polterheist Review ****-

Cert 15 | 86 mins | 2018

4 stars of brutal, brilliant and bloody horror comedy.
Polterheist is a highly original British horror comedy caper, written and directed by Dave Gilbank, his feature debut, and co-written by Gemma Head who also stars and Paul Renhard.
Following its success on the festival circuit, Polterheist has an exclusive early DVD edition from Halloween onwards and will go on general release in…more

March Comes In Like A Lion – Season 1 Part 2 Review ****-

Cert 15 | 275 mins | 2018

4 star continuation of this well written slice-of-life anime.
March Comes In Like a Lion is based on the ongoing manga series by Chica Umino (Honey and Clover). It is adapted to anime by studio Shaft (Fireworks, Puella Magi Madoka Magica) and directed by Akiyuki Shinbo (Negima).
This release is Season 1 Part 2 and features episodes 12 – 24 on Blu-ray with both the English dub and original…more

Yanks (Eureka Classics) Dual Format (Blu-ray & DVD) edition Review ****-

Cert 15 | 139 mins | 1979

4 Star
Over Paid and Over Here.
Eureka Classics bring director John Schlesinger‘s (Midnight Cowboy, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Marathon Man, Honky Tonk Freeway) 1979 war time drama up to date in their latest release Yanks. The film follows a couple of American soldiers that arrive in the North of England ahead of the Normandy invasions of Operation Overlord in 1944.
Great Britain has…more

The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales Review ****-

Cert U | 104 mins | 2018

4 stars of charming and amusing family fun.
The Big Bad Fox is written by Benjamin Renner (Ernest and Celestine) and directed by Benjamin Renner and Patrick Imbert. It was originally a French production and is presented here with both a star studded English dub and the original French track.
“A detour? It’s a disaster! I can’t even speak Chinese, let alone…more

Fireworks Review ***--

Cert 12 | 90 mins | 2018

3 stars of slightly confusing time travelling romance anime.
Fireworks (also known as Fireworks: Should We See Them From the Side or the Bottom?) is based on the 1993 Japanese live-action television play of the same name, written by Shunji Iwai.
This anime version is produced by Shaft (Nisekoi, Maria Holic) and directed by Akiyuki Shinbo (March Comes In Like A Lion) and Nobuyuki Takeuchi (Spirited Away),…more

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