Road Rash Reviews

Versus [Blu-ray] Review ****-

Cert 18 | 120 mins | 2000

4 Star
Welcome to The Forest of Death and Resurrection.
From Horror/Fantasy fan writer and director Ryûhei Kitamura (Godzilla: Final Wars, The Midnight Meat Train, The Doorman) comes a smorgasbord of martial arts, gunplay, Kenjutsu, Zombies and Yakuzas. He tells us the tale of ancient secrets and battles that last through generations.
Throughout history only a dedicated select few have known about the…more

Road Rash Christmas Gift Guide 2020

After what has probably been one of the strangest years ever, the time of festive cheer is almost upon us again and Road Rash Reviews is here to help with some suggestions for final touches to that all important gift list.
For those of you who like to leave things to the very last moment, we have plenty of great ideas,…more

Knuckledust Review ****-

Cert 18 | 105 mins | 2020

4 star brutal and brilliant brawl fest.
Knuckledust is written and directed by James Kermack (Hi-Lo Joe), who also stars and is his fantastic second feature film. Available now on V.O.D. courtesy of Samuel Goldwyn Films, it is an adrenaline fueled roller-coaster that will keep you guessing right to the very end.
“Expendability against expenditure. You give us disposable men to fight…more

House of Bamboo (Masters of Cinema) Blu-ray Review ****-

Cert PG | 102 mins | 1955

4 Star
Death in the Orient.
Following his successes with Hell and High Water Samuel Fuller (Forty Guns, Fixed Bayonets) follows it up with this gripping tale of crime and death in Japan. A Film-Noir, so you know that they are going to die in the end, but it is the journey that matters and who gets their comeuppance in the end. This…more

Pinocchio Review ****-

Cert PG | 124 mins | 2020

4 star magical live action adaptation of a classic fairy tale.
Pinocchio is an Italian fantasy film written and directed by Matteo Garrone (Gomorrah, Tale of Tales). It is based on the 1883 book The Adventures of Pinocchio by Italian author Carlo Collodi. It is presented here with both the original Italian language version with English subtitles and the English dubbed…more

The Fairy Princess and the Unicorn Review ***--

Cert U | 81 mins | 2020

3 stars of magical adventure for younger viewers.
The Fairy Princess and the Unicorn is an animated feature film for young children, originally (and more appropriately) titled Bayala: A Magical Adventure.  It is produced by German studio Ulysses Filmproduktion but features English voice actors.
Just in time to pop into a Christmas stocking, this beautifully animated tale is available in the UK on…more

AKIRA Limited Edition 4K UHD + Blu-ray Review *****

Cert 15 | 125 mins | 1988

5 Star
The Quintessential Anime.

Katsuhiro Ôtomo‘s 1988 seminal anime, Akira, blew the world away with its stunning graphics and superb animation. Neo Tokyo never looked so good. An ambitious piece of work in 1988 and even now this is still a benchmark for anime artists. Now in 4k this a pure feast for the senses.
Neo Tokyo grew up out of the…more

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