Road Rash Reviews

THE SABATA TRILOGY [Sabata, Adiós Sabata, Return of Sabata] (Eureka Classics) Review ****-

Cert 15 | 315 mins | 1969, 70, 71

4 Star
Greed, Revolution and More Greed.
From the director that brought the world the “Kommissar X” movies, Gianfranco Parolini, he now turns his had to the popular “Spaghetti Western” genre with his strong character Sabata. A man with unimaginable gun skills and a glint in his eye that says “Just Try Me”. Sabata deals out his justice with an array of…more

Duel To The Death (Eureka Classics) Limited Edition Review ****-

Cert 18 | 86 mins | 1983

4 Star
Honour, Chivalry and Flying Ninja’s.
Prepare to be astounded as you enter a world where the impossible is attained by training, in Siu-Tung Ching‘s (A Chinese Ghost Story, A Chinese Ghost Story II, A Chinese Ghost Story III) outstanding tale of honour and betrayal which is a sword wielding extravaganza. Duel to the Death is the same vein as movies…more

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

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

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...