Road Rash Reviews

Outside the Law (Masters of Cinema) Blu-ray review ****-

Cert 12 | 76 mins | 1920

4 Star
Capers and Confucius.
From writer/director Tod Browning (Dracula, Silk Stocking Sal, Mark of the Vampire) comes one of the films especially written for lead actress Priscilla Dean (The Wicked Darling, The Exquisite Thief) as the Universal Studios wanted to do a series of movies that showed strong female leads that were tough enough to take on the tough guys. And…more

The Indian Tomb Review ****-

Cert PG | 243 mins | 1921

4 star remastered epic German silent film.
The Indian Tomb is a silent German adventure thriller written by Thea von Harbou and Fritz Lang (Metropolis, Dr. Mabuse: the Gambler) and directed by Joe May (Asphalt, The Invisible Man Returns).
Originally released in 1921, it is now available to own on Blu-ray in the UK for the first time in celebration of it’s…more

The Love of Jeanne Ney Review ****-

Cert PG | 106 mins | 1927

4 stars of high drama in post-World War 1 Europe.
Originally released in 1927, The Love of Jeanne Ney [Die Liebe der Jeanne Ney] is an epic of Weimar Cinema, based on the novel by Elja Ehrenburg and with a screenplay by Ladislaus Vajda. It is directed by the powerhouse of German cinema that is G.W. Pabst (Paracelsus, Don Quixote) and…more

A New World Order (aka A Living Dog) 2019 Review ****-

Cert 15 | 94 mins | 2019

4 Star
Silence is Golden, to Speak is to Err.
German writer/director Daniel Raboldt (Spam Attack: The Movie (Short), Furple Reign (Short)) brings us his first full length Sci-Fi feature, and what a feature. Crowd funded, he managed to raise €12,000, and he has put that money to great use.
A New World Order is by-in-far the best Sci-Fi film that has been…more

Early Universal Vol 1 (Masters of Cinema) Review ****-

Cert PG | 204 mins | 1926, 1927, 1929

4 Star
The Voice of Silence.
#250-252 in Eureka’s Masters of Cinema releases comes a true look back in time to the silent Silver-screen, with three very different films in this, the first volume of classic films from that golden era of the roaring 1920’s. The Boom before the Bust of the 1930’s.
Firstly we have a classic comedy from director William A.…more

The Hands of Orlac Review ****-

Cert PG | 93 mins | 1924

4 stars of brilliantly macabre Austrian silent story-telling.
The Hands of Orlac is a black and white silent film directed by master of German Expressionism, Robert Wiene (The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari). It is based on the novel Les Mains d’Orlac by visionary body horror author Maurice Renard (The Blue Peril) and was originally released in 1924.
It is presented here on Blu-ray…more

TWO FILMS BY JOHN FORD Review ****-

Cert 12 | 107 mins | 1917-18

4 Star
A Cowboy From the Silver Screen.
From the screen legend that was John Ford (The Grapes of Wrath, Two Rode Together, Rio Grande, My Darling Clementine, The Quiet Man, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance) comes two films from his early career, thanks to the NBC Universal Studio Post for recovering these two silent screen horse operas. Apart from them…more

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