Road Rash Reviews

The Shanghai Job Review ***--

Cert 15 | 95 mins | 2017

3 Star
Not so S.M.A.R.T. a Move.
Charles Martin directs his first full length feature and it is set in the metropolis that is Shanghai. This brings Orlando Bloom to a new genre for the star of the Lord of the Rings series of films. Now he is a tough security expert getting high end contracts.
Danny Stratton (Orlando Bloom, Pirates of the…more

Wolf Warrior 2 Review ****-

Cert 15 | 123 mins | 2017

4 Star
Guns, A Bullet and Tanks.
Writer/ director and lead actor Jing Wu (Wolf Warrior, Fatal Contact) reprises his role as director and the star Leng Feng, who continues his life after the first film. Feng is a crack Chinese soldier and he brings all the action to the table. Gripping stuff in the heat of Africa.
Somewhere off the coast of…more

Strangled Dual Format Release Review ****-

Cert 18 | 121 mins | 2017

4 star tense and dark thriller.
Strangled is a Hungarian film, based on real-life events in provincial Hungary, not long after an unsuccessful uprising and during the height of Socialism and is directed by Árpád Sopsits (Abandoned, Fly Trap).
“Isn’t it a bit odd that she killed herself in the nude?”
It’s 1957 in the small Hungarian town of Martfű. Well known for it’s shoe factory, the…more

The Cat O’ Nine Tails Review *****

Cert 15 | 112 mins | 1971

5 star stylish and beautifully restored giallo thriller.
The Cat O’ Nine Tails was originally released in  1971. It was written and directed by the legendary Dario Argento (Phenomena, Suspiria) and is a shining example of the giallo thriller genre. It was the follow up to his debut film, The Bird With the Crystal Plumage.
“You know I think you’re really starting…more

Fairy Tail Part 22 Review *****

Cert 12 | 12 x 24 mins | 2015

5 Star
Fight for Your Brothers and Sisters.
All The Anime bring us Shinji Ishihira‘s (Air Gear: Kuro no Hane to Nemuri no Mori) climatic conclusion to the Tartaros Arc and the end of season 7, as Natsu and all of the Fairy Tail guild try to survive the curses of the Tartaros and their leader Mard Geer. Gripping stuff.
Grey has landed…more

Hounds of Love Review ****-

Cert 18 | 108 mins | 2018

4 star compelling and harrowing Australian drama.
Hounds of Love is written and directed by Ben Young and is his very impressive debut full length feature film. Beautifully directed, this is a real treat for fans of the serial killer genre. It is loosely based on real events, which makes it all the more frightening.
“Say that you love her. Say that…more

The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes Blu-ray Review ****-

Cert PG | 125 mins | 1970

4 Star
The Game is Afoot.
Writer I.A.L. Diamond (The Apartment, Some Like It Hot) teams up with writer/director Billy Wilder (Sunset Boulevard, The Seven Year Itch, The Spirit of St. Louis) to bring us their version of the most famous private detective on the planet. This is the lesser known of the penning of Dr Watson.
A box stored and only…more

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