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

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

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

Star Blazers: Space Battleship Yamato 2199: The Complete Series Review *****

Cert 15 | 660 mins | 2013

5 Star
The Fight for Survival.
Director Akihiro Enomoto (Fafner in the Azure: Dead Aggressor) gets his first full series directorial debut with this slick human species survival race, a cool story that has good character building combined with great CGI animation space battle and thousands of participants to bring the full tension and enormity of the human plight.
By the 22nd century…more

Dream Demon Review ****-

Cert 18 | 89 mins | 2020

4 star super creepy remastered eighties horror.
Dream Demon is written and directed by Harley Cokeliss (Malone, Black Moon Rising)  and was originally released in 1988. It has been remastered and is presented here on Blu-ray for the first time following a 2K restoration, in 1080p courtesy of Arrow Video.
The film features an introduction from Harley Cokeliss, who describes this release…more

One Piece Stampede Review *****

Cert 12 | 101 mins | 2020

5 star swashbuckling pirate fest.
One Piece Stampede is a stand alone film forming part of the immense franchise that is One Piece, written and illustrated by the amazing Eiichiro Oda. It is set after the timeskip.
It brings together all of our favourite characters from this highly popular shōnen anime for an out and out pirate romp.
“So, let’s do this. We’ll…more

The Call of the Wild Review ****-

Cert PG | 95 mins | 2020

4 stars of heartwarming family adventure.
The Call of the Wild is a 2020 film based on the 1903 novel of the same name by Jack London (White Fang, The Iron Heel) with screenplay by Michael Green (American Gods). It is directed by Chris Sanders (The Croods, How To Train Your Dragon) and is his live action feature debut.
“I think your…more

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