Road Rash Reviews

CASINO RAIDERS [ZHI ZUN WU SHANG] (Eureka Classics) Special Edition Blu-ray Review

Cert 18 | 127 mins | 1989

4 Star
Swindlers Versus Greedy People.
From the time when Hong Kong was obsessed with gambling, writers/directors Jimmy Heung (Fatal Bet, From Beijing with Love), Jing Wong (City Hunter, Royal Tramp) collaborate with Corey Yuen (The Transporter, Yes, Madam!) to bring us this intense revenge film. All set around the gambling world and how criminal organizations use casino’s to make huge amounts…more

BEACH OF THE WAR GODS (Eureka Classics) Special Edition Blu-ray Review ****-

Cert 15 | 101 mins | 1973

4 Star
When the Dialogue is Over, The Killing Begins.
To mark its fiftieth anniversary, Eureka brings us a Blu-ray of the original Hong Kong theatrical cut from a brand new 2K restoration. Written/directed and starring Jimmy Wang Yu (One-armed Boxer, One-armed Boxer II) in this tale of a small Chinese town versus’s the might of the Japanese invaders. Beach of the…more

SHE SHOOTS STRAIGHT (Eureka Classics) Special Edition Blu-ray Review

92 mins | 1990

5 Star
Acrobatics, Kung Fu and Very Big Guns.
Co-written and directed and acted by Corey Yuen (The Transporter, Righting Wrongs) who has an extensive knowledge of martial arts, and he certainly gets the best out of his wards, in this female lead action masterpiece that has it all. She Shoots Straight is a must own for any Martial Arts fan, male…more

THE SKYHAWK (Eureka Classics) Special Edition Blu-ray Review ****-

Cert 15 | 90 mins | 1974

4 Star
Kung Fu fighter meets a Folk Hero
Once more, RRR gets to watch the skills of Chinese folk hero Wong Fei-hung, again portrayed by Tak-Hing Kwan (Three Films With Sammo Hung, Once Upon A Time In China Trilogy, Iron Monkey, DREADNAUGHT) who shows off his skills as a physician and famed martial artist. Directed by Chang-hwa Jeong (Five Fingers of…more

GOLGO 13 (Eureka Classics) Special Edition Blu-ray ****-

Cert 12 | 152 mins | 1973

4 Star
No Emotion, Just Death.
After running in the Shogakukan’s seinen manga magazine Big Comic for five years, Takao Saito‘s Golgo 13 gets its first live action feature film, directed by Jun’ya Satô (Bullet Train, The Drifting Avenger). This Japanese–Iranian action film sees our infamous assassin travel to the old Persia, in search of the boss of a crime syndicate. Director…more

LADY REPORTER [Shi jie da shai] (aka The Blonde Fury / Righting Wrongs II / Above The Law II) (Eureka Classics) Review ****-

Cert 18 | 90 mins | 1989

4 Star
High kicks in Skirts
Actor/director Hoi Mang (YES, MADAM! aka. POLICE ASSASSINS, Zu Warriors From the Magic Mountain) stars alongside female martial artist star of the time, the sensational Cynthia Rothrock (In Search of the Last Action Heroes, Honor and Glory). With her speed and agility, this film certainly entertains.
America is being flooded with counterfeit money, and now the FBI…more

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