Road Rash Reviews

The Specialists [Gli Specialisti] (Eureka Classics) Blu-ray Review ****-

Cert 15 | 104 mins | 1969

4 Star
A Town, Money, and a Vengeful Gunslinger.
From Eureka Classics comes a true Spaghetti Western from renowned writer/director Sergio Corbucci (Django, The Hellbenders, Shoot First… Ask Questions Later) who stamped his mark on this genre throughout the  1960’s and 70’s. Now for the first time it is available on crispy Blu-ray courtesy of Eureka Classics. See Special Features below. The…more

Throw down [Masters of Cinema] Blu-ray Review ****-

Cert 15 | 95 mins | 2994

4 Star
Quirky Judo Drama.
From seasoned director/producer Johnnie To (Election, Election 2, Mad Detective, Exiled) comes his judo tribute to Akira Kurosawa (Seven Samurai, The Hidden Fortress) ‘The Greatest Film Maker’. With this tale of a washed up ex-judo champion and those who want to see what this memorable champ still has in the tank.
At AH, an after hours karaoke bar,…more

Monstrum Review ****-

105 mins | 2020

4 star bloody and fun South Korean period romp.
Monstrum is a South Korean period creature feature. Set during the Joseon Era, it is directed by Jong-ho Huh (Countdown). It was the Audience Award winner at the Sitges International Film Festival and is a Shudder original film.
“Disasters plague a nation that lacks leadership. Why do you think Monstrum appeared?”
It is introduced…more

Aftermath (short) Review ****-

19 mins | 2020

4 star enigmatic post-apocalyptic tale.
Aftermath is a short post-apocalyptic Hungarian thriller written and directed by the highly creative  József Gallai (Bodom, Moth) and Gergö Elekes (A Guidebook to Killing Your Ex). Once again, we are presented with an entirely new concept from these outstanding writers.
“I hoped it wouldn’t end like this…”
 

Our hero, 4re4_51 (Péter Inoka – The Poltergeist Diaries) is…more

Kwaidan (Masters of Cinema) Limited Edition Review *****

Cert 15 | 183 mins | 1964

5 Star
Epic Supernatural Tales.
Masaki Kobayashi (The Human Condition trilogy,  Samurai Rebellion) bases this quadrilogy on stories from Lafcadio Hearn‘s (Studies of Strange Things) collections of Japanese folk tales from the early 1900’s. Kwaidan is four separate stories that will put a shiver down your spine, as you see the Japanese take on ghost stories in their own inimitable style.

The creepiness…more

Zu Warriors From the Magic Mountain Review ****-

Cert PG | 95 mins | 1983

4 Star
A Flying Monk, A Flying Demon and Flying Swords.
Visionary Hong Kong film director, producer and screenwriter Hark Tsui (Once Upon a Time in China film series (1991–1997), The Taking of Tiger Mountain) directs his fourth film with Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain which challenged the established way of making Hong Kong films in the 1980’s. Bringing elements of…more

Mobile Suit Gundam 00 – Part 2 [Collector’s Edition] Review ****-

Cert 15 | 625 mins | 2007

4 Star
Millions Die, But There is Still Love in the Vaccum.
Celebrated director Seiji Mizushima (Shaman King, Fullmetal Alchemist, Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa) takes on the universe of Mobile Suit Gundam, with this futuristic dilemma of continuous conflict on Earth. Now AllTheAnime brings the four disk collectors edition.

Four years after the events of Part 1, there still isn’t…more

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