Friday Fight: Riddick vs. Dominic Toretto

This week’s Friday Fight is between Vin Diesel and Vin Diesel! Riddick from Pitch Black, The Chronicles of Riddick and the upcoming Riddick vs. Dominic Toretto from the Fast & Furious series. Both characters are prett...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

The Avengers vs. The Dark Knight Rises vs. The Amazing Spider-Man

I bet you were thinking “Eoin, how come you haven’t done a superhero best of, for 2012?” I just know that’s what you were thinking, wasn’t it? Well, here it is; we had three Big Superhero epics thi...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Street Fighter: Assassin’s Fist vs. Mortal Kombat: Legacy

It’s a rare occasion that video game adaptations are actually decent movies but occasionally the odd gem pops up and I think we can all agree that two of the all-time greats are in fact web series. Street Fighter: Assassin’...
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
 

 
 

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
 

 

 

Hulk 2003 vs. The Incredible Hulk 2008

Few people talk about The Incredible Hulk from 2008 and focus more on Iron Man and Thor, but to me The Incredible Hulk delivered in nearly every way. Even fewer people talk about Ang Lee’s 2003 Hulk movie which I also think i...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Cyborg: Theatrical vs. Director’s Cut

Jean-Claude Van Damme’s Cyborg is a bit of a mixed bag; it isn’t one of my favourite movies of his but it certainly has its moments, most noticeably its tone. It paints a pretty bleak future for mankind and it created a rea...
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
 

 
 

Friday Fight: Dutch Schaefer (Predator) vs. John Matrix (Commando)

Yes today’s fight is Arnie vs. Arnie. Two of his best characters facing off in a true clash of the titans. Predator and Commando remain classics of the genre, both with huge body counts, awesome weapons and classic action...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

The Man from Nowhere (2010) vs. No Tears for the Dead (2014)

Korean action cinema is rapidly becoming the go-to place for adult oriented action movies. Two of my favourites from the past few years have been 2010’s The Man from Nowhere and 2014’s No Tears for the Dead. Both movies hav...
by Eoin Friel