Road Rash Reviews

A Certain Scientific Railgun S Review ****-

Cert 15 | 600 mins | 2017

4 stars for this engaging and fun fantasy tale.
A Certain Scientific Railgun S is a spin off from A Certain Magical Index, created by Kazuma Kamachi,  made by the studio J.C. Staff (Golden Time, Shimoneta) and directed by Tatsuyuki Nagai (Toradora!). It is the second series, set in Academy City during the events of A Certain Magical Index II.
The story this time centres around Mikoto Misaka…more

A Certain Magical Index Season 2 Review ****-

Cert 15 | 600 mins | 2017

4 star conclusion to this interesting if slightly confused story.
A Certain Magical Index Season 2 is based on a Japanese light novel series written by Kazuma Kamachi (A Certain Scientific Railgun) and is the second part of the story, adapted into two 24 part anime series by J.C Staff (Golden Time, Prison School). It is directed by Hiroshi Nishikiori (Ghost Slayers Amashi).
“When science and…more

Final Recall Review ***--

Cert 15 | 90 mins | 2017

3 Star
Woods, Kids and Aliens.
From conceptual artist to director, Mauro Borrelli (The Ghostmaker) brings us the usual horror of teenagers in the woods and a cabin, what could possibly go right in one night?
Five young high school students are eager to spend time at their families holiday cabin and do some water sports like jet skiing. Couple Rob (Niko Pepaj, Daytime Divas)…more

The Slayer Review ****-

Cert 18 | 85 mins | 1982

4 star restoration of this 1980’s obscure but classic slasher flick.
The Slayer was first released in 1982 and is presented here following a 4K restoration courtesy of Arrow Video. It is written and directed by J.S. Cardone (The Covenant, Prom Night) with screenplay by Bill Ewing (Deathmaster, The Hoax).
Kay (Sarah Kendall – The Karate Kid Part II) is an artist,…more

The Saga of Anatahan (1953) Review ****-

Cert 12 | 92 mins | 1953-1958

4 Star
Discipline is Everything
or You have
Josef von Sterberg (The Last Command, Shanghai Express) was a man who threw himself at his passions of writing, directing and capturing on cine-film his script and the visuals he saw in his minds-eye. A film based on real WWII events that took place in the vast area of the Pacific Ocean. This was filmed…more

Erased Review *****

Cert 15 | 150 mins | 2017

5 stars of well written and fascinating sci-fi.
Erased is based on the seinen manga series written and illustrated by Kei Sanbe. It was adapted to anime by A-1 Pictures (Sword Art Online, Your Lie In April) and directed by Tomohiko Ito (Silver Spoon). This release features the first six episodes of the anime.
“I’m scared to dig too deep into myself…”

Snow White With the Red Hair Season 2 Review ****-

Cert 12 | 2017

4 stars of charming and gentle romance. 
Snow White With Red Hair is based on the Japanese Shōjo manga written by Sorata Akizuki and adapted for anime by studio Bones (Fullmetal Alchemist, Noragami). This is season two and concludes the story.
“He was born with a silver spoon in his mouth, but he learned to speak in the red light district.”
Shirayuki (Brina Palencia – Black Butler: Book of…more

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