Road Rash Reviews

Another Plan From Outer Space Review (No Spoilers) ****-

Cert TBC (15)? | 98 mins | 2018

4 Star
The Future with that Essential 1950’s Sci-Fi Vibe.
It all started in 2016 with writer/director Lance Polland (Werewolves in Heat) a lover of Sci-Fi and the Horror genres and he brings his latest venture into the Classic B movie style, of those Classic 1950’s films.
Road Rash Reviews were honoured to get to see the film as we couldn’t make the…more

One, Two, Three (Masters of Cinema) Blu-ray Review *****

Cert U | 108 mins | 1961

5 Star
Cold War Hi-jinx.
Billy Wilder (Stalag 17, Irma La Douce, The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes, The Apartment, Witness For The Prosecution) gets hands on, with this 1961 release by writing, producing and directing this stage for James Cagney (Angels with Dirty Faces, The Roaring Twenties, Yankee Doodle Dandy,  Shake Hands with the Devil). Adapted from the play Egy, kettő,…more

The Song of Bernadette (Eureka Classics) Review *****

Cert U | 156 mins | 1943

5 Star
Humility in the Face of Adversity.
From the master of adaptations Henry King, (Lloyds of London, A Yank in the R.A.F., Twelve O’Clock High, David and Bathsheba) a man with a glittering career during the golden age of Hollywood, The Song of Bernadette (Franz Werfel (novel), Embezzled Heaven) is the biography of a young Bernadette Soubirous of Lourdes France and…more

Sink the Bismark Blu-ray Review ****-

Cert U | 97 mins | 1960

4 Star
The Battle that Needed Fighting.
For the first on Blu-ray in the UK, Eureka Classics totally live up to their name with this Lewis Gilbert (Reach for the Sky, Alfie, You Only Live Twice, The Spy Who Loved Me, Shirley Valentine) WWII re-enactment of one of the most important sea battles of the early stages of the world wide conflict.…more

Human Desire [1954] (Masters of Cinema) Dual Format Review ****-

Cert PG | 91 mins | 1954

4 Star
What Will You Do For Passion?
Based on the novel “La Bête Humaine” – by Emile Zola, The Sin of Father Mouret) this is the third incarnation of the novel and directed by the legendary Fritz Lang (Metropolis, Der Mude Tod, Spione, M, Moonfleet, Journey to the Lost City). Human Desire is a tale of what will you do and…more

Born Yesterday Review

Cert PG | 103 mins | 1950

4 Star
Love, Violence and Education
George Cukor’s (The Philadelphia Story, Gaslight,  The Marrying Kind, My Fair Lady) 1950 Born Yesterday has been given the Arrow Academy treatment and can now be enjoyed in Blu-ray quality. Born Yesterday is from an era when domestic violence was just a part of life rather than being reviled as it is today.

Harry Brock (Broderick Crawford, All the…more

Laura [1944] (Masters of Cinema) Review *****

Cert PG | 88 mins | 1944

5 Star
The Who’s Who of Who Done It.
Once again Eureka (Masters of Cinema) brings us #196 in their unmissable classic film restorations. Laura is one of The American Film Institute’s 10 best mystery films of all time. Based on the book of the same name by Vera Caspary (Bedelia), Otto Preminger (Porgy and Bess, Anatomy of a Murder, Exodus, Rosebud)…more

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