Road Rash Reviews

Attack on Titan Part 2 Review *****

Cert 15 | 24 x 12 mins | 2014

5 Star continuation of Huge vs Little.
As we continue straight on with episodes 14-25 in this two disc thriller.
Eren in part 1 showed that with a combination of hurting himself and conviction, he could turn himself into a Titan that would take on the other Titans until his substitute body was rendered inoperable.
After his valiant attempt to take down the…more

Blacula – The Complete Collection Review **---

Cert 15 | 170 mins | 1972, 1973

2 stars for this highly questionable take on the vampire myth.
This Dual Format DVD and Blu-ray release features both of the films in the Blacula series. The first of these, simply titled Blacula, is directed by William Crain (The Dukes Of Hazzard, Dr. Black, Mr. Hyde) and was first released in 1972, jumping firmly on the blaxploitation bandwagon.
The film opens…more

The Princess And The Pilot Review ****-

Cert 15 | 95 mins | 2014

4 stars of glossy airbourne dog-fighting action.
The Princess and the Pilot is directed by Jun Shishido and is presented in Japanese, with English subtitles available, so this is one to avoid if you’re only into dubbed films, or have trouble with subtitles.
Fana del Moral, a member of a high ranking family, meets the prince of the Levamme Empire. He falls…more

Oculus DVD and Blu-ray Review ****-

Cert 15 | 103 mins | 2014

4 stars of high quality and intelligent horror.
Oculus is written and directed by Mike Flanagan (Absentia, Ghosts Of Hamilton Street) and bears his trademark tension building and atmosphere from start to finish.
Oculus tells the story of the Lasser Glass, a mirror of unknown origins which has been bought and sold into different homes numerous times over the course of several…more

Seve The Movie DVD and Blu-ray Review ****-

Cert PG | 119 mins | 2014

4 stars for this fascinating docu-drama about the great Severiano Ballesteros.
This latest biography is written by Tom Hodgson and directed by John-Paul Davidson (Stephen Fry In America, Brazil With Michael Palin).
The way in which it is presented is quite unusual, but very interesting and works really well. It takes the form of stock footage of many of Seve’s finest performances…more

Cold in July Review ****-

Cert 15 | 109 mins | 2014

4 Star Doing Things Old Style.
Here comes a gritty story from the prolific writer Joe R. Lansdale (Bubba Ho-Tep), adapted for the screen by Nick Damici (We Are What We Are). We find ourselves in a story with a local hero and a man scared for his family, but it comes with twists and turns that can turn a mans…more

Moby Dick TV Mini Series Review ****-

Cert 15 | 184 mins | 2011

4 Star Seafaring “Call me Ishmael”.
Here is another adaptation of the Herman Melville classic story, on a captains obsession with a white sperm whale and the fact that it attacked him and took his leg.
Filmed in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada this is the long awaited TV mini series (2011) with a great cast and great acting (shame about the…more

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