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
 

 

 

Versus: 300 vs. Immortals

300 gets more love from the public and Immortals tends to get dumped on a little more than it deserves. Let’s go through the Pros and Cons of each film and decide a winner, then add your thoughts below.     &nbs...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

The Driver (1978) vs. Vanishing Point (1971)

There are few things better in this world than car movies and The Driver and Vanishing Point are two of the very best, but which is the better movie? “The Driver” is a specialist in a rare business: he drives getawa...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Friday Fight: Hard Boiled vs. The Killer

    I know, this week’s Friday Fight is like choosing which child you love more; these two movies are John Woo’s finest hours (in my opinion) so it sure is a tough choice. Chow Yun Fat stars in both movies...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Soldier vs. Universal Soldier

One is a highly regarded action romp amongst action fans, while the other is a “lost in the shuffle of a time when Hollywood was making its reinvention of itself”. Universal Soldier was released in 1992 at the heigh...
by Brian M
 

 

 

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
 

 
 

Compare Versions: Rambo (2008) vs. John Rambo Extended Cut (2008)

I actually really enjoy both versions of Stallone’s triumphant return to his best character; Rambo is still an angry killing machine, who is struggling to find his place in the world. The Extended edition entitled John Ra...
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
 

 
 

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
 

 

 

Franchise Wars: Fast & Furious vs. The Expendables

With Fast & Furious 6 making nearly $100 Million at the box office in its opening weekend this week, it got me thinking; is this franchise better than The Expendables? After witnessing all the awesome action in Fast 6 I cam...
by Eoin Friel