Road Rash Reviews

Freedom Fields Review *****

Cert PG | 97 mins | 2018

5 Star
Determination, Will, Strength.
Naziha Arebi directs and films this five year long project about Libya’s first female football team in post revolution Libya. (2011). This her first full feature length documentary delves deeply into the hearts of her film subjects and those around them that should help but only seem to hinder the mothers of Revolution.
“Sometimes we are blessed with…more

Dragon Ball Super: Broly Blu-ray Review ****-

Cert PG | 97 mins | 2018

4 Star

You’ve Loved the Rest, Now for the Best.
The box-office blockbuster anime comes to the small screen in this Manga release. Directed by Tatsuya Nagamine (One Piece Film Z), this is his first venture into directing this iconic anime title and he has the raised the bar for what is to come. Those familiar with this franchise will not be…more

Mary Queen of Scots Blu-ray Review

Cert 15 | 124 mins | 2018

3 Star
History, Rivalry, Forgivness and Murder.
From award winning theatre director to the wide screen Josie Rourke (Much Ado About Nothing) brings us the clash of two titans in female and world history. The clash between Elizabeth I the Protestant Queen of England and Mary Stuart the Catholic Queen of Scotland. She concentrates on how these Queens are but pawns of…more

Chimerica Review ****-

Cert 15 | 4 x 47 mins | 2019

4 stars of compelling and tense political drama.
Chimerica is a four part Channel 4 miniseries, based on the Olivier award winning play of the same name written by Lucy Kirkwood (The Children, The Smoke). It is directed by Michael Keillor (Line of Duty, Doctors). It is set during the time of the U.S. presidential elections of 2016.
“We’re done, son. You’ve…more

RE:Zero – Season 1 Part 2 Collector’s Edition Blu-ray ****-

Cert 15 | 325 mins | 2017

4 Star
Life, Reboot, Life Again.
Masaharu Watanabe (Naruto: Shippûden) directs this popular manga and light novel series by (Tappei Nagatsuki, Isekai Quartet) and brings it to life. All The Anime have created a collectors edition containing a 52 page booklet as well as two Blu-rays.

Subaru Natsuki used to sit in his bedroom playing computer games and generally having nothing to…more

The Woman in the Window (Masters of Cinema) Blu-ray ****-

Cert PG | 107 mins | 1944

4 Star
A Portrait of the Soul.
Eureka (Masters of Cinema) bring us another of Fritz Lang‘s (Spione, Human Desire, Der Mude Tod) masterpieces in this black and white film noir. It shows us a tale of a thinking man’s dilemma when he meets the woman in  the window.
The Biblical injunction “Thou shalt not kill” is one that requires qualification in…more

November Review ****-

Cert 15 | 115 mins | 2019

4 stars of strangely compelling yet deeply disturbing Estonian fairytail.
November is based on the novel Rehepapp ehk November by Andrus Kivirähk. It is written for the screen and directed by Rainer Sarnet (Where Souls Go, The Idiot). It is presented here with English subtitles courtesy of Eureka Video.
“You want work? Go make a ladder out of bread.”
Liina (Rea Lest –…more

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