Road Rash Reviews

TWO FILMS BY JOHN FORD Review ****-

Cert 12 | 107 mins | 1917-18

4 Star
A Cowboy From the Silver Screen.
From the screen legend that was John Ford (The Grapes of Wrath, Two Rode Together, Rio Grande, My Darling Clementine, The Quiet Man, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance) comes two films from his early career, thanks to the NBC Universal Studio Post for recovering these two silent screen horse operas. Apart from them…more

Jules Verne’s Rocket to the Moon Review ****-

Cert U | 114 mins | 1967

4 Star
Science and Victorian Skulduggery.
The age of discovery, where names and fortunes were made, under the rule of Queen Victoria. Inspired by the pen of the science fiction writer Jules Verne (20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Around the World in 80 Days, Journey to the Center of the Earth). It is brought to life by director Don Sharp (The Thirty…more

Wrong Turn (2021) Review ***--

Cert 18 | 110 mins | 2021

3 Star
Friends, Horror and Death.
It was in 2003 that we first encountered the ‘Wrong Turn’ writings of Alan B. McElroy (The Vampire Diaries (TV Series)) and now eighteen years later he is the one to wield the pen once again, in this 2021 reboot about a group of friends that tread where they shouldn’t. Directed by Mike P. Nelson (Summer…more

Escape Plan 3 Review ***--

Cert 15 | 97 mins | 2019

3 Star
A Bad Day for Ray
Writer/director John Herzfeld (2 Days in the Valley, Bobby Z) drags Ray Breslin (Sylvester Stallone, Rambo Trilogy, Cliffhanger, Creed, Backtrace) back to life. With his face melting off Stallone drives his team and new help across the Eastern Block on a rescue mission, (so he is not escaping, Hmm).
Sleepy run-down Mansfield Ohio is looking for…more

THE LUCKY STARS 3-Film Collection Review ****-

Cert 15 | 297 mins | 1983-1985

4 Star
Girls, Crooks and Cops.
(or Misfits Save the Day)
From the original idea by writer Barry Wong (Mr. Vampire, Eastern Condors, Hard Boiled), the Martial Arts legend Sammo Kam-Bo Hung (Three Films With Sammo Hung, Wheels on Meals, Zu Warriors From the Magic Mountain, The Fate of Lee Khan, Mr Vampire, Jackie Chan’s PROJECT A & PROJECT A PART II) also…more

Dawn of the Dead: Standard Edition (4K UHD) Review *****

Cert 18 | 127 mins | 1978

5 star ultimate gift for the discerning horror fan.
Dawn of the Dead is written and directed by horror legend George A. Romero (Night of the Living Dead, Land of the Dead) and was originally released in 1978. This cult classic is presented here following a painstaking restoration courtesy of Second Sight Films. Following the success of the Limited Edition release,…more

The Bloodhound Review ***--

Cert 15 | 72 mins | 2021

3 star brooding and atmospheric thriller.
The Bloodhound is the first feature film from writer and director Patrick Picard and is a very impressive debut.  It is a fresh and interesting take on the well known short story The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe (The Raven, The Tell-Tale Heart).
My dear Francis. It’s been forever now and…more

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