Road Rash Reviews

Inferno of Torture Review ****-

Cert 18 | 95 mins | 1969

4 stars of truly horrifying Japanese torture fest.
Inferno of Torture is a Japanese exploitation horror from legendary director Teruo Ishii (An Outlaw, Yakuza Law). Originally released in 1969, is is presented here in High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) with the original uncompressed mono audio and English subtitles, courtesy of Arrow Video.
“You look surprised. I assume you must be a virgin. If…more

Code 404 Review ****-

Cert 15 | 6 x 30 mins | 2020

4 Star
Never be the Beta Tester.
From creators Tom Miller, Sam Myer and Daniel Peak (Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps (TV Series), Not Going Out (TV Series)) comes a quintessentially British comedy where you see the jokes coming a mile away, and they are cringe worthy, but you still laugh. At half an hour an episode they do…more

Dreambuilders Review ****-

Cert U | 81 mins | 2020

4 stars of enchanting fun for the whole family.
Dreambuilders (originally called Drømmebyggerne) is a Danish film based on an original idea by Kim Hagen Jensen (All Dogs Go To Heaven) who also directs, alongside Tonni Zinck (The Neon Demon). With a screenplay by Søren Grinderslev Hansen, this is an impressive feature debut for all concerned.
“You are currently sleeping in your…more

Criss Cross (Masters of Cinema) Blu-ray Review *****

Cert PG | 84 mins | 1949

5 Star
Fun, Fights and Make-ups.
Robert Siodmak (The Killers, The Rough and the Smooth, Treasure of the Aztecs) was one of the masters of the Film-Noir genre (period 1944–54) along with the likes of Orson Welles, Fritz Lang, and Billy Wilder. He brings us a thick script and tight angles on the leading man and the femme fatale along with the…more

Chatroom Review ****-

Cert 15 | 97 mins | 2010

4 star deeply disturbing digital tale.
Chatroom is based on the play of the same name by Enda Walsh (Disco Pigs, Hunger) and directed by Hideo Nakata (The Ring, Dark Water). It was originally released in 2010 and will be available in the UK on Amazon Prime courtesy of Signature Entertainment.
“Creative and positive. You really are a teen exclamation mark.”
William (Aaron…more

The Whispering Man Review ****-

Cert TBC (18) | 74 mins | 2019

4 Star
The Master of Found Footage Strikes Again and Again.
Once again the all round writer, director, actor, producer József Gallai (Spirits in the Dark, A Guidebook to Killing Your Ex, Moth, Bodom) collaborates with writer, producer, blogger Bálint Szántó (Gone, Parallel) to bring us a spine chilling tale of possession. Again they put Hungary’s indie film scene on the map,…more

A Foriegn Affair Blu-ray Review *****

Cert U | 116 mins | 1948

5 Star
Post-WWII Berlin Shenanigans.
Masters of Cinema brings you #232 which is another five-star film from the capacious vaults of the writer/director the ‘illustrious’ Billy Wilder (Witness For The Prosecution, The Apartment, The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes, Irma La Douce, Some Like It Hot, One, Two, Three). This time it is the Americans in the bombed out Berlin looking to rebuild…more

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