Road Rash Reviews

Dinner In America Review ***--

106 mins | 2021

3 stars of black comedy coming-of-age film.
Dinner In America is written and directed by Adam Rehmeier (Jonas, The Bunny Game) and produced by Ben Stiller (Zoolander, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty). It is a gritty and uncompromising comedy, exploring the realities of finding your feet in the world.
“I knew I recognized you. You were in my musical appreciation course…more

Homewrecker Review ***--

Cert 18 | 75 mins | 2021

3 star tale of girly chats and raging obsession.
Homewrecker is very much a group effort, written by Precious Chong (Playing It Cool) and Alex Essoe (Doctor Sleep) who both also star, as well as Zach Gayne (States) who also directs.
“Marriage is a big commitment, but you can still leave. But once a kid enters the picture, that’s the point of…more

Time and Tide Blu-ray Review ****-

Cert 18 | 114 mins | 2000

4 Star
Brutal Death Race, Oh and Babies.
Classic Martial Arts filmmaker, writer, director and Producer Hark Tsui (Zu Warriors From the Magic Mountain, Once Upon A Time In China Trilogy, Iron Monkey, The Taking of Tiger Mountain) comes to the twenty-first century with this Hong Kong and South American crime fiction. Where young men have to find their place in society…more

One Armed Boxer [Eureka Classics] Blu-ray Review ****-

Cert 18 | 89 mins | 1972

4 Star
Martial Art Revenge.
Following in the vein of the Shaw Brothers Studio (Come Drink with Me, The One-Armed Swordsman, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) of Hong Kong comes one of their stars Jimmy Wang Yu (The One Armed Swordsmen, One-Armed Boxer II, Return of the Chinese Boxer) as writer, director and starring himself as the lead role. This film pulls together…more

The Spy Who Came In From The Cold [Masters of Cinema) Blu-ray Review ****-

Cert PG | 114 mins | 1965

4 Star
Cat and Mouse Behind the Iron Curtain.
From the pen of spy thriller master John le Carré (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (TV Mini-Series), Smiley’s People (TV Mini-Series), The Constant Gardener) comes a classic spooks film, directed by Martin Ritt (Hud, The Brotherhood, Norma Rae). He takes us into the underbelly of what we never see, but read about in the…more

Giants and Toys Review ****-

Cert 15 | 95 mins | 1958

4 star satirical take on corporate greed in 1950’s Japan.
Giants and Toys is a Japanese film, originally released in 1958. It makes it’s worldwide Blu-ray debut in 1080p courtesy of Arrow Video. Based on the short story by Takeshi Kaikō, it has a  screenplay by Yoshio Shirasaka and directed by Yasuzô Masumura (Lullaby of the Earth).
The film is presented with…more

Johnny Mnemonic 25TH ANNIVERSARY WITH HD DIGITAL Review ****-

Cert 15 | 103 mins | 1995

4 Star
The Future is Here
When William Gibson (The X Files, The Gernsback Continuum) wrote his short story of a man who transports information stored in a hard-drive located in his skull, the year 2021 seemed so far away. But yet here we are looking back at the future, in this dystopian tale of the Hi-teks and the Loteks, and a…more

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