Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark vs. Temple of Doom vs. Last Crusade

Indiana Jones. The name alone invokes images of jungle pursuits, mine car chases, desert encounters and bull whip cracks. The first three Indiana Jones pictures are arguably the greatest adventure stories ever committed to film...
by Stephen Ball
 

 

 

Double Impact vs. Twin Dragons

Jean-Claude Van Damme and Jackie Chan; two of the greatest action stars of all time and yet we’ve never seen them in a movie together? Why not? It could have been awesome when both were in their prime. Anyway, that’s a ques...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

John Wick vs. John Wick: Chapter 2

A genuinely decent, nicely shot, R rated actioner with first rate characters is pretty rare these days but there have been a select few. I’d say the best series would have to be John Wick which not only reinvigorated Keanu Re...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Shanghai Noon vs. Shanghai Knights

It was announced a few months back that a third entry in the ‘Shanghai” series was in development with Napoleon Dynamite director Jared Hess in line to helm it; there is no word on whether the two leads (Jackie Chan and Owe...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Ong-Bak vs. The Protector

Tony Jaa made a name for himself as an exciting new force in martial arts movies with the action packed Ong-Bak & The Protector. We’ll ignore the sequels to both movies as none of them were particularly good but the o...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Casino Royale (1967) vs. Casino Royale (2006)

Seeing as everything from The Crow to Commando is being lined up for the remake treatment in the coming months, it seems like a good time to have a look back over how other cinematic revamps have fared. In particular, it’s th...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

SPL vs. SPL 2: A Time for Consequences

With the recent theatrical and VOD release of SPL 2: A Time for Consequences or Kill Zone 2 as it’s known in North America, I thought it would be the perfect time to compare them both and see which is the better movie. Th...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Con Air: Theatrical vs. Extended Cut

Con Air has always been one of my favourite films so imagine how pleased I was when I bought the Extended Edition a few years ago. The extended cut is apparently 379 seconds longer than the theatrical cut; a lot of it is sweari...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Back in Action vs. Tough and Deadly

The 90’s really was an awesome era for B-movies with a new straight to video star popping up every few weeks. Today we take a look at two cheese-tastic movies starring Billy Blanks and the late, great Roddy “Rowdy&#...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Days of Future Past Theatrical vs. Rogue Cut

I picked up the extended Rogue Cut of X-Men Days: Days of Future Past the other day so I thought I’d put a piece together to see if it was worth purchasing. The short answer is yes, it is very much worth picking up. Although ...
by Eoin Friel