Archive for Tom Hanks

Toy Story v Toy Story 2

Posted in BATTLES with tags , , , , , , on June 29, 2010 by rossvross

Contrary to popular belief, Buzz and Woody are not named after two very different types of girly toys. Fifteen years after giving birth to the CG animated film, Pixar is teaming the spaceman and the cowboy up one more time for Toy Story 3. But which of its predecessors is Lego, and which one is, erm, Mega Bloks? Click HERE or the pic above to read the arguments. Continue reading

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The Shawshank Redemption v The Green Mile

Posted in BATTLES with tags , , , , , , , on February 2, 2010 by rossvross

The warden threw a party in the county jail. The prison band was there and they began to wail. The band was jumpin’ and the joint began to swing. You should’ve heard those knocked out jailbirds sing… One gets the sense that Elvis Presley didn’t spent much time in either of these two correctional facilities. They’re both pretty bad, but which is worse? Click HERE or the image above to read the arguments in this battle we’ve done for Metro Film Fight Club. Continue reading

Saving Private Ryan v Full Metal Jacket

Posted in BATTLES with tags , , , , , on January 26, 2010 by rossvross

This time… it’s war. Which of these two combat classics is the better film? Click HERE or the image above to read the arguments in this battle we’ve done for Metro Film Fight Club. Continue reading

Top Five… jokes

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , , , , , , on August 25, 2009 by Ross McD

Comedian pic‘Comedy’ is a term used all too loosely nowadays. Can you even count the number of films you’ve seen, purporting to be ‘the funniest film of the year’, which have just left you depressed/suicidal/in a blind frothing rage? Scriptwriters take note: none of the following films are comedies, but that doesn’t stop these haymaker punchlines… Continue reading

Top Five… fairgrounds

Posted in TOP FIVES with tags , , , , , , , , , , on May 21, 2009 by Ross McG

Border fairground

It’s got to beeeeee… perfect. So sang late 80s chart-toppers Fairground Attraction. They obviously hadn’t been on some of these scary rides. Here are five memorable cinematic funfair escapades. Continue reading