Road Rash Reviews

Bob Marley: One Love 4K Review ****-

Cert 12 | 107 mins | 2024

4 Star
Football, Music, Drive By’s and I and I.
From director/writer Reinaldo Marcus Green (We Own This City (TV Mini Series), King Richard) comes the story of the man who came from nothing to change the face of music and the world. Bob Marley, the Rastafarian who promoted the struggles of his fellow Jamaicans and the path to peace in times…more

PRISON WALLS: ABASHIRI PRISON I-III (Masters of Cinema) Special Edition Review *****

Cert 15 | 267 mins | 1965

5 Star
The Start of a Long Journey.
Prolific Japanese filmmaker Teruo Ishii (Female Yakuza Tale, Gensen-Kan Inn) brings us Abashiri Prison. Based on the 1956 novel of the same name by Hajime Itō, Ishii wrote the script as a remake of the 1958 American film The Defiant Ones. This is the first recognized Yakuza film, starting a long-running series of films…more

THE VALIANT ONES [Zhong lie tu] (Masters of Cinema) Special Edition Review *****

Cert 12 | 102 mins | 1975

5 Star
The Last of a Great Era.
Written and directed by famed Wuxia filmmaker King Hu (A Touch of Zen, Raining in the mountain) is this sword based action Tour de Force, which takes us back to the thirteenth Century, as the Chinese take on Japanese pirates. It is down to a Colonel and his retainers and a married couple to…more

The Long Good Friday 4K Release Review ****-

Cert 18 | 114 mins | 1980

4 Star
Gangster with Aspirations for London.
Arrow, have brought us one of the best gangster films of all time, in The Long Good Friday, the 1980 blockbuster that rocketed its main star to International fame. In this gritty London based fight for the future of the Capital city of Great Britain.
Now Arrow are releasing the Limited Edition 4K UHD Arrow…more

The Goldfinger Review ****-

Cert 15 | 125 mins | 2023

4 Star
Hong Kong, The Land of Opportunity.
From the writer of Infernal Affairs comes a story that seems stranger than fiction, but The Goldfinger is based on real events in Hong Kong in the 1980s. Felix Chong (The Counterfeiter, Overheard 2 & 3) as a corporation rises to stratospheric heights, then plummets due to a financial crash. One man is in…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

WE 12 Cinema Review ****-

Cert 12A | 97 mins | 2024

4 star fun for fans of MIRROR.
MIRROR are a 12 piece HK Cantopop boy band who emerged from the reality T.V. talent show “King Maker”. To celebrate their 5th Anniversary, they have produced this idol-style action comedy, the first film to feature all 12 members of the band.
Released to coincide with their  first international tour, WE 12 is now showing…more

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