Road Rash Reviews

KNOCKABOUT (Eureka Classics) Blu-ray Review *****

Cert 15 | 92 mins | 1979

5 Star
Phenomenal Fighting Skills.
Eureka have landed a big fish with this classic Martial Arts extravaganza, Directed and staring Sammo Hung who is a firm favourite of the Martial arts scene. But it is the main star that steals the show. It is the underrated but absolutely brilliant Yuen Biao (Project A, My Lucky Stars, Millionaires Express) with the best skills…more

DREADNAUGHT (Eureka Classics) Blu-ray Review ****-

Cert 15 | 95 mins | 1981

4 Star
Waiting for the Mouse to Turn.
Actor, stuntman turned director Woo-Ping Yuen (Drunken Master, Tiger Cage, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny) brings us a tale of murder and extreme violence, as a wicked criminal tries to evade the authorities. From the early 1980s, this film fits right into the action/ comedies that were coming out of Hong Kong…more

THREE MONSTER TALES OF SCI-FI TERROR (Eureka Classics) Two-Disc Blu-ray Review ****-

Cert PG | 214 mins | 1941, 1957, 1958

4 Star
Thrills, Chills and Sci-Fi
From the time when mad-scientists ran amok in the cinema world, when all was black and white terror. Now Eureka Classics brings us three of these classic tales of terror as scientists take their experimentation to its deadly conclusions. Throw in an ancient visitor from outer space, and you are set for a thrilling time. From…more

Odd Couple (Eureka Classics) Review *****

Cert 12 | 97 mins | 1997

5 Star
Pure Talent, Pure Brilliance.
What a way to start a new company, Odd Couple was the first film by Gar Bo Motion Picture Company (aka. Gar-Bo Film Company). Started by Kung-Fu stars Sammo Hung (The Millionaires Express, Encounter of the Spooky Kind), Lau Kar-wing (Five Shaolin Masters, Shaolin Warrior), and Karl Maka (Skinny Tiger and Fatty Dragon, Mad Mission…more

Skinny Tiger and Fatty Dragon Blu-ray (Eureka Classics) Limited Edition 2-Disc Review ****-

Cert 15 | 100 mins | 1990

4 Star
Hard Slaps with Slap Stick
Actor, stuntman, and well seasoned director Chia-Yung Liu (The Treasure Hunters, Once Upon a Time in China) brings us his penultimate film. He delivers an all out action comedy with this explosive buddy cop film. When Robocop was on the Hong Kong DVD stands, Sammo Hung (Warriors Two & The Prodigal Son, Encounter of the…more

Warriors Two & The Prodigal Son : (Eureka Classics) Limited-Edition 2-Disc Blu-ray *****

Cert 18 | 199 mins | 1978-1981

5 Star
Fast, Furious, Deadly,
Wing Chun.
Eureka Classics have done it again by bringing us another martial arts classic release with these two films depicting the legendary Wing Chun master Leung Chang, (Wiki Link). These late seventies and early eighties films are all about the martial arts. Makes you want to learn Wing Chun.
Warriors Two, sees a grown up Leung Chan (Bryan…more

Full Alert (Eureka Classics) Review ****-

Cert 15 | 98 mins | 1997

4 Star
Some Victories Come at a Higher Cost.
Respected writer, director Ringo Lam (Wild Search, City on Fire, Wild City) brings us his handing over to China of Hong Kong film. A dark tale about two men, one on the wrong side of the law, and both hate to lose. Who will come out a winner?
Hong Kong 1997 the police have…more

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