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2007: Year of the Threequels

May 25, 2007 Bryce Zabel 3

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (2007) -vs- Spider-Man 3 (2007) -vs- Shrek the Third (2007) -vs- Ocean’s 13 (2007) -vs- Rush Hour 3 (2007) -vs- The Bourne Ultimatum (2007) -vs- Resident Evil 3 […]

Lucky You (2007) -vs- Rounders (1998)

May 24, 2007 Mark Sanchez 1

The Smackdown Leading a directed life–or just being happy–is hard enough without being complicated by some pesky obsession. Now, throw in a quirky twist  or two and you describe the structure of many dramas that […]

Fracture (2007) -vs- Primal Fear (1996)

May 9, 2007 Lak Rana 3

Both “Fracture” and “Primal Fear” are high-concept legal thrillers that are helmed by the same director, Gregory Hoblit. Both films also pit charismatic up-and-coming actors against venerable movie icons who have been acting longer than their young co-stars have been breathing on this planet. Lastly, both movies feature a movie ending plot twist. However, one twist will have you clapping your hands because of its beautiful artistry and the other will have you smacking your face because of its absurdity. Read further to find out which is which…unless you’re ok with smacking yourself in the face. […]

Spider-Man 3 (2007) -vs- Spider-Man 2 (2004)

May 9, 2007 Beau DeMayo 3

The Smackdown After facing responsibilities while battling an eight-armed mad scientist, what more can Peter Parker learn by confronting a vengeful best friend, a sandy common criminal, and a disgruntled photographer overtaken by alien goo?  […]

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