Road Rash Reviews

CHINA O’BRIEN I + II (Eureka Classics) 4K Ultra HD Special Edition Review ****-

Cert 18 | 178 mins | 1990

4 Star
It’s Clobbering Time With O’Brien.
From legendary action writer/ director Robert Clouse (Enter the Dragon, Game of Death, The Ultimate Warrior, Bruce Lee at Golden Harvest 4K UHD Limited Edition), he brings us Cynthia Rothrock (LADY REPORTER [Shi jie da shai] (aka The Blonde Fury / Righting Wrongs II / Above The Law II, YES, MADAM! aka. POLICE ASSASSINS (Eureka…more

BLACK MASK (Eureka Classics) (Limited Edition) Review ****-

Cert 18 | 87-99 mins | 1996

4 Star
Super Soldiers on the Rampage.
Calling all Jet Li/martial arts fan, Eureka have done it again, bringing us Jet Li (HEROES & VILLAINS: Three films starring Jet Li, KUNG FU CULT MASTER, The One, Kiss of the Dragon) at his most explosive. Action, adventures don’t come more frantic than the action in this super-soldiers vs a superhero. All directed by…more

THE SWORDSMAN OF ALL SWORDSMEN (Yi dai jian wang) (Eureka Classics) Limited Edition Review *****

Cert 18 | 86-90 mins | 1968-79

5 Star
Revenge and Regret.
Director/writer and master of the wuxia film genre, Joseph Kuo (CINEMATIC VENGEANCE! 8 Kung Fu Classics, Ninja Death) brings one of the best in this Eureka limited edition Two disc release. Thanks to the work of the “Taiwan film classics digital restoration and value adding project”, commissioned by the Ministry of Culture. Also included in the Limited…more

BODYGUARD KIBA 1 + 2 (Eureka Classics) Special Edition 2-Disc Blu-ray Review ****-

Cert 15 | 175 mins | 1973

4 Star
The Man, The Stare, The Fist.
By 1973, director Ryûichi Takamori (Yakuza deka: Oretachi ni haka wa nai, Yakuza deka: Kyofu no doku gasu) was well established as a director in the action, crime genre, and also collaborating with Sonny Chiba (The Street Fighter Trilogy, YAKUZA WOLF 1 & 2, The Executioner Collection, THE BULLET TRAIN). Now comes these two…more

YAKUZA WOLF 1 & 2 (Eureka Classics) Special Edition Two-Disc Blu-ray Review *****

Cert 18 | 172 mins | 1972

5 Star
Binge Watch For a Sonny Day.
Nineteen-seventy-two was a busy year for the man who has already had a frantic career, in the martial arts scene. Now Sonny Chiba (The Street Fighter Trilogy, The Executioner Collection, THE BULLET TRAIN [SHINKANSEN DAIBAKUHA], The Fall of Ako Castle (AKA Swords of Vengeance)) takes a step into a modern Chow mein western and…more

KUNG FU CULT MASTER (Eureka Classics) Special Edition Blu-ray Review ****-

Cert 15 | 99 mins | 1993

4 Star
In Beauty There is Treachery.
Eureka brings us what some might say is a controversial film adaptation of Louis Cha Leung-yung‘s (Sakra, Swordsman (TV Series)) (better known by his pen name Jin Yong) novel The Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber. Despite the adaption, what we have here is an hour-and-a half of Sammo Hung (Warriors Two & The Prodigal Son,…more

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