Road Rash Reviews

Hooten and the Lady Review ****-

Cert 12 | 360 mins | 2016

4 stars of hilarious globe trotting, treasure hunting adventure.
Hooten and the Lady is a Sky series first shown on Sky1 and now available on DVD for the first time.
Reminiscent of the great adventure tales of the eighties such as Romancing The Stone and Indiana Jones, this series traverses the globe in search of hidden treasures.
Lady Alexandra Lindo-Parker (Ophelia Lovibond – Guardians…more

To Live and Die In L.A. Review ****-

Cert 15 | 116 mins | 1985

4 Star conversion of a classic eighties thriller.
To Live and Die In L.A. was originally released in 1985. It is based on the novel of the same name by former U.S. Secret Service agent Gerald Petievich, who co-wrote the screenplay with director William Friedkin (The French Connection, The Exorcist).
It is an intense and uncompromising look at law enforcement on…more

The Place Promised in Our Early Days Review *****

Cert 12 | 116 mins | 2016

5 star breathtakingly beautiful digital animation.
This is a double feature set, including both The Place Promised in Our Early Days and Voices of a Distant Star. These are the second and third films by renowned Japanese director Makoto Shinkai (The Children Who Chase Lost Voices, Garden of Words) and also included is “She and Her Cat”, an adorable 5 minute…more

Maid Marian and her Merry Men Complete Series 1-4 Review ****-

Cert PG | 608 mins | 1989-1994

4 Star
Merry Men and a Happy Maid.
From the pen of Tony Robinson (Black Adder) and through the BBC, and director David Bell (Grange Hill) they bring us four seasons 1989-1994 of one of the most popular ‘children’s’ programs ever to air on TV.
This the tale of what really happened within the confines of Sherwood forest back in the mists of…more

Outlaw Star: The Complete Series Review ****-

Cert 12 | 650 mins | 2016

4 stars of rip roaring space-faring adventures.
Outlaw Star was first released in 1998 and is based on the manga of the same name by Takehiko Ito. It was produced by Sunrise Studio (Gundam Reconguista in G) and directed by Mitsuru Hongo (Shamanic Princess). This is the first English release on Blu-ray.
“Oh, You can’t perform? I’m sorry you can’t perform…”
It tells us…more

Spike Milligan’s Q Volume 1 Review ***--

Cert 15 | 480 mins | 1969-1977

3 Star
Aunty gone Mad.
From the surreal minds of Spike Milligan (Life of Brian) and Neil Shand (Kenny Everett’s Christmas Carol) came a BBC 2 classic comedy series that took topical subjects and turned them on their heads and just plain bonkers sketches.
The Q series of sketch shows in this release are Q5 1969, Q6 1975, Q6 1977. Q5 heavily…more

Your Lie In April Part 1 Review *****

Cert PG | 275 mins | 2016

5 stars of beautiful and heartwarming anime.
Your Lie In April is based on the manga of the same name by Naoshi Arakawa and directed by Kyōhei Ishiguro from A-1 Pictures (Fairy Tail The Movie: The Phoenix Priestess). This is Part 1 of the series and features episodes 1-11.
“I met the girl under full-bloomed cherry blossoms and my fate has begun to change…”

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