Road Rash Reviews

Total Recall 30th Anniversary Edition Review *****

Cert 18 | 112 mins | 1990

5 star glorious restoration of a sci-fi classic.
Total Recall is directed by Paul Verhoeven (Robocop, Hollow Man) and based on the short story “We Can Remember It For You Wholesale” written by Phillip K. Dick (Bladerunner, Minority Report). It was originally released in 1990 and is presented here following a fantastic 4K restoration courtesy of STUDIOCANAL, to celebrate the 30th…more

Mothra Masters of Cinema) LIMITED EDITION Blu-ray Review *****

Cert PG | 101 mins | 1961

5 Star
Number #240 in the Masters of Cinema range comes a Kaiju Classic Mothra. From the inventive mind of writer Shinichi Sekizawa (Mothra vs. Godzilla , Invasion of Astro-Monster) and brought into life by director Ishirô Honda (Ishiro Honda Double Feature, Godzilla, Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster) and special-effects guru Eiji Tsuburaya (Godzilla, Rodan, The Lost World of Sinbad). Kaiju fans…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

Ishiro Honda Double Feature: (Masters of Cinema) Review ****-

Cert 12 | 347 mins | 1958-59

4 Star
It’s Them or Us
(Let’s make sure it is, Us!)
Hoorah. What a Sci-Fi treat, from the writer /director Ishirô Honda (Rodan, A Rainbow Plays in My Heart: Part 1, Mothra, Destroy All Monsters, Return of Ultraman (TV Series)) the legend that brought the world Godzilla (1954-2014) and other famous Kaiju. Masters of Cinema bring us two very influential Sci-Fi and…more

White Snake Review ****-

Cert PG | 98 mins | 2020

4 stars of gloriously animated Chinese folktale.
White Snake is a computer animation fantasy film and impressive directorial debut for both Amp Wong and Ji Zhao, with animation production by Light Chaser Animation (Cats and Peachtopia). It is written by first time writer Da Mau.
It is inspired by the Chinese folktale Legend of the White Snake.
“Can’t you see, sun above? Sets…more

Lucky Grandma Review ****-

Cert 15 | 87 mins | 2020

4 star refreshingly different crime caper.
Lucky Grandma is written by Angela Cheng and Sasie Sealy, who also makes her feature directorial debut with this very well written and directed film. This innovative heist story throws out the current trend towards sentimental and stereotypical old dears and brings a truly badass chain-smoking Grandma to the fore.
“This is really good Grandma Wong!…more

The Bride With White Hair Review ****-

Cert 18 | 89 mins | 1993

4 Star
Destiny, Honour and Love.
From writer/director Ronny Yu (The Occupant, Bride of Chucky, The 51st State, Freddy vs. Jason) comes this wuxia fantasy tale from the 17th century. Loosely based on the main character from Liang Yusheng‘s novel Baifa Monü Zhuan, we follow his young life and into adulthood and all the trappings that brings.
There is a long…more

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