Road Rash Reviews

Daughter of the Nile Review **---

Cert 15 | 91 mins | 1987

2 star uncompromising look at 1980’s Taipei.
Daughter of the Nile is a Taiwanese film, first released in 1987 and has enjoyed a 4K restoration, courtesy of the Masters of Cinema Collection #165. It was directed by Hou Hsiao – Hsien (The Assassin, Three Times, Flight of the Red Balloon) and is presented here in the original Mandarin, with English subtitles. It…more

Live By Night Review ****-

Cert 15 | 129 mins | 2016

4 Star
Gangsters, Rum and Tommy Guns.
Taken from the book by Dennis Lehane (The Mystic River, Gone Baby Gone), Ben Affleck writes the screenplay and directs and stars in this prohibition gangster film. An in depth story of a man’s journey from the horrors of war to the balmy rum soaked shores of Tampa Florida. However, a lasagne with three layers…more

Persona 3: Movie 3 Collectors Edition Review ****-

Cert 15 | 95 mins | 2015

4 Star
SEES, sees the Job Done.
A-1 pictures (Fairy Tail, Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, Sword Art Online II) brings us the third instalment of the anime based on Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 by Atlus. SEES are following Shuji Ikutsuki’s orders and removing the 12 Shadow Arkana from the Dark Hour.

Pharos visits Makoto in another realm and he tells him…more

The Olive Tree Review ****-

Cert 15 | 100 mins | 2017

4 stars for this emotional rollercoaster of a road trip.
The Olive Tree is written by Paul Laverty (I, Daniel Blake, Even the Rain) and directed by Icíar Bollaín (Take My Eyes, Mataharis). It is presented in Spanish, with English subtitles.
The film tells the story of troubled young woman, Alma (Anna Castillo – Ghost Graduation, Blog), who works on her family’s chicken…more

Naruto Shippuden Box 28 Review ****-

Cert 15 | 300 mins | 2017

4 star look back at the history of the Hidden Leaf.
Naruto Shippuden is an ongoing anime series based on the Manga by Masashi Kishimoto and directed by Hayato Date.
It tells the story of a young shinobi called Naruto Uzumaki (Maile Flanagan) from the hidden leaf village. He is a Jinchuriki, who contains the nine tails within him. Along with the…more

12 Angry Men HD Edition Review *****

Cert PG | 96 mins | 1957

5 Star
A Life In Their Hands.
When you talk about Classic Films you have to add Sidney Lumet‘s (Dog Day Afternoon, Murder on the Orient Express, The Hill, The Iceman Cometh) 12 Angry Men to that list and it has to be arguably near the top of that list. The Criterion Collection has taken this Classic and given it their star…more

The Entity Blu-ray Review ****-

Cert 18 | 119 mins | 1982

4 stars of controversial early eighties horror.
The Entity was originally released in 1982 and is written and based on the best selling novel of the same name by Frank De Felitta (Audrey Rose, Scissors). The novel was based on the alleged real paranormal case of Doris Bither 1974 and the film adaptation was directed by Sidney Furie (The Ipcress File,…more

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