Versus: Arnie vs. Sly

The time has come for the ultimate showdown; the two titans of action. Arnold Schwarzenegger vs. Sylvester Stallone. Both are beloved by action fans with libraries of classic actioners to their names. But who truly is the king?...
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
 

 
 

Friday Fight: Harry Callahan vs. Paul Kersey

If ever there’s a tough battle to choose from it’s this: “Dirty” Harry Callahan vs. Paul Kersey, two of the most iconic action badasses of the 70s/80s. Both characters are hard as nails and it’s ...
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...
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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
 

 

 

Hard Target vs. Surviving the Game

Two movies where homeless people are hunted for sport. One has human heads in jars and one has someone punching a snake. One is directed by action maestro John Woo and the other is directed by Ernest R. Dickerson. Both are grea...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Lock Up vs. Escape Plan

I must give props to one of our fans 최지용 who gave me the inspiration for this Versus article. We have 2 Sylvester Stallone movies, which actually have rather similar plots: A man is wrongfully imprisoned and suffers at t...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

The Expendables 3: Theatrical vs. Unrated Cut

So I finally managed to get the Unrated Cut of The Expendables 3 and watched it last night. Several of you have asked me what’s so different about this uncut version so I thought I would do a little comparison blog. The first...
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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
 

 

 

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