Road Rash Reviews

The Mystery of Edwin Drood Review ***--

Cert 12 | 120 mins | 2012

3 stars for this adaptation of a Charles Dickens novel.
The Mystery of Edwin Drood is based on the unfinished novel by Charles Dickens (David Copperfield, Great Expectations) and is presented here with a new ending written by Gwyneth Hughes (Miss Austen Regrets, Remember Me). It is a BBC production, first shown in 2012 and now being released to DVD for the first…more

Batman VS Two-Face Review ****-

Cert 12 | 96 mins | 2017

4 Star
The Dynamic Duo vs a Two Faced Liar.
Director and DC favourite Rick Morales (Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders) brings us an animated slice of the 60’s Batman and Robin era. With all the comedy we of a certain age remember and with laugh out loud moments as we watch the birth of a Batman legend.
Professor Hugo Strange…more

J.D.’s Revenge Review ****-

Cert 18 | 96 mins | 1976

4 star brutal Blaxploitation horror/thriller.
First released in 1976, JD’s Revenge was one of various Blaxploitation films to move into the horror market, alongside Blacula and Blackenstein.
It was written by Jaison Starkes (The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh) and directed by Arthur Marks (Detroit 9000, A Woman For All Men). It is presented here on Blu-ray following 2K restoration courtesy of Arrow…more

A Silent Voice Review *****

Cert 15 | 130 mins | 2017

5 stars of insightful and beautiful anime.
A Silent Voice is based on the manga of the same name written and illustrated by Yoshitoki Ōima. The screenplay is written by Reiko Yoshida and the film is directed by Naoko Yamada (K-On!!).
“You know something. We’re all sick of your notebook. It’s getting pretty old, pretty fast.”
The film opens with our protagonist Shōya Ishida (Robbie Daymond – Final Fantasy XV)…more

Bushwick Review ****-

Cert 15 | 94 mins | 2017

4 Star
Fear, Siege and a Hero.
Jonathan Milott and Cary Murnion (Cooties) bring us a shock film that throws you into an urban nightmare, where death and survival vie for supremacy.
Lucy (Brittany Snow, Pitch Perfect, Pitch Perfect 2) and her boyfriend Jose (Arturo Castro, Snatched) alight the tube-train to find the Bushwick platform strangely empty and quiet, they head for the…more

Hellraiser 30th Anniversary re-release *****

Cert 18 | 94 mins | 2017

5 star all time classic horror re-released on limited edition Blu-ray Steelbook.
Just to make us all feel really old, Hellraiser is currently being re-shown in UK cinemas to celebrate the 30th anniversary of its release.
It was first shown in 1987 and is written and directed by Clive Barker (Nightbreed, Candyman) and was his astonishingly self assured directorial debut.
“No tears please.…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

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