Road Rash Reviews

The Millionaires Express (Eureka Classics) Limited-Edition 2-Disc Blu-ray Limited Edition Review ****-

Cert 12 | 97 mins | 1986

4 Star
Ninja’s, Cops and Robbers.
The definitive version (see special features below) of Millionaires Express arrives courtesy of Eureka Classics. From 1986 this action, comedy, western is writer/director/actor Sammo Hung’s homage to the spaghetti westerns of the late 1960s- 70s. You are in for a treat as there is lots of comedy, action and martial arts. Great fun for all the…more

Wild Search (Eureka Classics) Blu-ray Review ****-

Cert 18 | 98 mins | 1989

4 Star
Gun Runners, A Cop, and a Three Year Old.
Director Ringo Lam (City on Fire, Full Alert, Wild City) brings one of Hong Kong favourite action hero’s Chow Yun-Fat (Hard Boiled, Prison on Fire, The Killer, The Replacement Killers, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Bulletproof Monk) at the height of his career, to this action, romance story. Standby for a thrill…more

Encounter of the Spooky Kind [GUI DA GUI] (Eureka Classics) Blu-ray Review ****-

Cert 15 | 103 mins | 1980

4 Star
Ghosts, Ghouls and Infidelity.
From actor/director Sammo Hung (Three Films With Sammo Hung, Wheels on Meals, Zu Warriors From the Magic Mountain, The Fate of Lee Khan, Jackie Chan’s PROJECT A & PROJECT A PART II) and the producer of the jiangshi film genre (The jiangshi is a corpse reanimated by a Taoist priest) that he created along with writer…more

PTU (Masters of Cinema) Blu-ray Review ****-

Cert 15 | 88 mins | 2003

4 Star
One Cop, One Gun, One Deadly Night.
Seasoned director Johnnie To (Election, Election 2, Mad Detective, Exiled) brings a Hong Kong tale of how one little mistake can easily start a string of events that totally change the participants lives forever, in this cop loses his gun story Hong Kong style.
PTU (Police Tactical Unit) are a division connected to the…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 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

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