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Kickboxer vs Kickboxer: Vengeance

The original Kickboxer has always been a favourite among Jean-Claude Van Damme fans and rightly so; it’s got lashings of cheese, THAT dancing scene, a fearsome nemesis in Tong Po (Michel Qissi) and most importantly a young JC...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 
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Scarface (1932) vs. Scarface (1983)

I have to admit that I only saw the original 1932 version of Scarface recently and it really is a fantastic film. It’s arguably the most influential gangster film of all time and without it we wouldn’t have The Godfather, G...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 
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Re-Action: Death Race 2000 (1975) vs. Death Race (2008)

Remake.  It’s a very dirty word for film fans everywhere.  I don’t mind it so much, as, let’s be honest, it’s become a film type all its own. Now, everyone will tell you that the original is always better.  That’s ...
by Cory G
 

 

 
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Re-Action: Judge Dredd (1995) vs. Dredd (2012)

As long as Hollywood continues to remake/reboot action films, fans will continue to debate: “Should they have even done it?” “Did they stay true enough to the original, without blatantly ripping it off?” And maybe the m...
by Brian M
 

 
 
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Re-Action: Conan the Barbarian (1982) vs. Conan the Barbarian (2011)

As long as Hollywood continues to remake/reboot action films, fans will continue to debate: “Should they have even done it?” “Did they stay true enough to the original, without blatantly ripping it off?” And maybe the m...
by Brian M
 

 

 
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Re-Action: The Poseidon Adventure (1972) vs. Poseidon (2006)

As long as Hollywood continues to remake/reboot action films, fans will continue to debate: “Should they have even done it?” “Did they stay true enough to the original, without blatantly ripping it off?” And maybe the m...
by Brian M
 

 
 
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Re-Action: Total Recall (1990) vs. Total Recall (2012)

As long as Hollywood continues to remake/reboot action films, fans will continue to debate: “Should they have even done it?” “Did they stay true enough to the original, without blatantly ripping it off?” And maybe the m...
by Brian M
 

 

 
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Re-Action: The Time Machine (1960) vs. The Time Machine (2002)

As long as Hollywood continues to remake/reboot action films, fans will continue to debate: “Should they have even done it?” “Did they stay true enough to the original, without blatantly ripping it off?” And maybe the m...
by Brian M
 

 
 
Clash of the Titans

Re-Action: Clash of the Titans (1981) vs. Clash of the Titans (2010)

As long as Hollywood continues to remake/reboot action films, fans will continue to debate: “Should they have even done it?” “Did they stay true enough to the original, without blatantly ripping it off?” And maybe the m...
by Brian M
 

 

 
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Re-Action: The Mechanic (1972) vs. The Mechanic (2011)

So, I just watched and reviewed the original version of The Mechanic starring Charles Bronson, but how does it compare with the Stath flavoured remake? Story: The overall story is the same: “An aging hitman Arthur Bishop ...
by Eoin Friel