Road Rash Reviews

Black or White Review ****-

Cert 12 | 121 mins | 2015

4 Star
Are things always that clear?
This emotional film is inspired by true events, and takes you on a roller-coaster of feelings, so grab the box of tissues. Writer/director Mike Binder (Reign Over Me) tells the story of a grandfather versus an entire family for the custody of their grandchild.
After an RTA people have died and one of them was the…more

Full Metal Panic – Ultimate Edition Review ****-

Cert 15 | 1200 mins | 2015

4 stars for this entertaining anime collection.
Full Metal Panic is based on the light novel series of the same name by Shoji Gatoh and illustrated by Shiki Douji.
This Ultimate Edition features all three seasons, Full Metal Panic!, Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu and Full Metal Panic!: The Second Raid.
Full Metal Panic! tells the story of a student of Jindai High School,…more

A New Leaf Review ****-

Cert U | 102 mins | 1971

4 stars for this hilarious romantic comedy.
Brought to us as part of the Masters of Cinema series of films #131, A New Leaf was first released in 1971. It was the feature directorial debut of American comedy legend Elaine May (Primary Colours, The Birdcage) who wrote, directed and starred in the film.
Henry Graham (Walter Matthau – The Odd Couple, Grumpy…more

Day of the Outlaw review *****

Cert PG | 92 mins | 1959

5 Star
End of the Trail Western.
#124 in Eureka’s Masters of Cinema’s series brings alive the book, Day of the Outlaw by Lee Wells. Andre De Toth (The Stranger Wore a Gun) takes this story and develops characters that stand out from the screen as we see the story of the end of the trail town trying to survive it’s winter.

Halo: The Fall of the Reach Review ***--

Cert 15 | 65 mins | 2014

3 Star
Rise of the Spartan.
Director Ian Kirby (Mass Effect, 2,3) takes the novel of the same name by Eric Nylund (Gears of War, Halo: Reach) and brings the saga to the TV. This is the film version of that mini series. With animation that falls short of the games themselves, this release is for the die hard Halo fans. Telling…more

The Gift Review ****-

Cert 15 | 108 mins | 2015

4 stars for this surprising and intelligent thriller.
The Gift is written and directed by Joel Edgerton (The Great Gatsby, Black Mass), his directorial debut and produced by Jason Blum (Insidious: Chapter 3, Whiplash).
It is a very well thought out and compelling story which has you gripped from beginning to end.
Simon (Jason Bateman – Horrible Bosses, Juno) and Robyn (Rebecca Hall…more

Ghost Story Blu-ray Review ****-

Cert 18 | 88 mins | 1981

4 stars for this excellent and disturbing horror story.
First released in 1981, Ghost Story is based on the 1979 bestselling novel of the same name by Peter Straub (Dark Dreamers) and directed by John Irvin (Hamburger Hill, Raw Deal).
Set in a small New England town, it tells the story of four lifelong friends who call themselves the “Chowder Society” and…more

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