No Retreat No Surrender Part 2 vs. Part 3

No Retreat No Surrender 2: Raging Thunder turns 30 this year so what better time to compare it with the third entry in the series? I go into some spoilers in this article so if you’ve never seen the movies then best move alon...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Martial Law (1990) vs. Martial Law II (1991)

I love the Martial Law movies; both of them have Cynthia Rothrock kicking plenty of ass and are entertaining in their own right. But which is the better movie? Let’s take a look, shall we? Martial Law Martial Law is a str...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Half Past Dead vs Half Past Dead 2

Just when we thought Steven Seagal was going to have a big theatrical comeback after the success of Exit Wounds, he starred in this very silly actioner which is far too similar to Michael Bay’s The Rock but nowhere near as go...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

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