Road Rash Reviews

Northern Man Review ***--

103 mins | 2015

3 stars for this interesting insight into the world of filmmaking.
Northern Man – Struggling Actor to Film Director is filmed and directed by Stephen Southouse and Jason Croot and stars prolific actor and film director Jason Croot.
View his IMDB page here.
It’s an interesting approach to filmmaking, basically someone with a hand held camera, filming Jason Croot filming himself with a…more

Ghost in the Shell Arise: Borders 3 & 4 ****-

Cert 15 | 2 x 60 mins | 2014

4 Star
Cyberpunk Heaven.
Directed by Kazuchika Kise and screenplay by Tow Ubukata, they bring us a re-imagining of the rise of Major Motoko Kusanagi and her squad. Featuring music by Cornelius, it brings us a feel of Akira, with the amazing images and anime of Production I.G.
The Major has managed to bring together former enemies and formed them into a squad…more

Coppelion: Complete Series Collection ***--

Cert 15 | 13 x 24 mins | 2015

3 stars for this sometimes moving but slightly confused anime.
Based on the seinen manga series written and illustrated by Tomonori Inoue, Coppelion is brought to the screen by GoHands, the studio behind the Mardock Scramble series of films.
It is set in a Japan which has seen further nuclear tragedy, after a terrible accident at a plant in Tokyo has left…more

The Hobbit 3D Extended Box Set *****

Cert 12 | 511 + Special features mins | 2015

5 Stars All the Way There

and Back Again.
Peter Jackson in a Box. What more could you Want!
The Hobbit 3D, All three films in wonderful 3D, now available in the extended versions. Jackson takes us through J.R.R. Tolkien‘s prequel to the Lord of the Rings Trilogy (also by Peter Jackson), covering The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Desolation of Smaug and The Battle…more

Southpaw Blu-ray Review *****

Cert 15 | 124 mins | 2015

5 Star
A Boxing Film for the New
The amazing words of Kurt Sutter (Sons of Anarchy) are taken by director (Antoine Fuqua,  The Replacement Killers, Training Day, Olympus Has Fallen) and turned into a visual tour-de-force with amazing highs and deep depressions.
With Gyllenhaal in the driving seat, this is just pure brilliance and blows all other recent boxing films out of the…more

Hot Pursuit DVD and Blu-ray Review ***--

Cert 12 | 87 mins | 2015

3 stars for this entertaining chick flick road movie.
Hot Pursuit is written by David Feeney (According To Jim) and John Quaintance (Material Girls) and is directed by Anne Fletcher (Step Up, 27 Dresses).
Hot Pursuit tells us the story of Rose Cooper (Reese Witherspoon – Devil’s Knot, Wild), a cop who is a bit too intense. She is rubbish with men,…more

Beck The Series: Volume 1 Review ****-

Cert 15 | 438 mins | 2015

4 stars for this well written and compelling police drama.
Beck The Series: Volume 1 is brought to us by Arrow Films as part of their “Nordic Noir and Beyond” collection and consists of 5 full length feature films, the final film from series 4 and the four films which make up series 5.
Beck was originally based on the series of…more

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