Tag Archives: Mark Ruffalo

Cinema Review – Now You See Me 2

Eighteen months after the events of Now You See Me, The Horsemen are disbanded and in hiding, and Dylan Rhodes (Mark Ruffalo) is still sending the FBI on a wild goose chase looking for the illusionist thieves. Announcing their comeback with an act of corporate sabotage, The Horsemen – with new member Lula (Lizzy Caplan) – find themselves kidnapped and taken to Macau, where they are forced to steal for reclusive tech prodigy Walter Mabry (Daniel Radcliffe). Of course, The Horsemen are not going to take this lying down, and soon come up with a plan of their own. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Marvel Avengers: Age of Ultron

In a bid to make the Avengers redundant, Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr) sets about making global peacekeeping androids, named project Ultron. When Ultron comes into contact with Loki’s sceptre, however, it becomes self aware and bent on destruction. Of course, it is up to the Avengers to take him down. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Foxcatcher

Olympic wrestling gold medallist Mark Schultz (Channing Tatum) is surprised with an offer from a wealthy heir John E. DuPont (Steve Carell) to support and train him for the 1987 World Championships and the 1988 Olympic Games. Schultz leaves his brother Dave (Mark Ruffalo) and his family behind, as he moves across the country to be part of Team Foxcatcher. It is not long, however, before this new upswing in his lifestyle begins to affect Schultz’s sport. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Begin Again

After he is fired from the record company he founded, Dan (Mark Ruffalo) drowns his sorrows at the same bar where singer songwriter Greta (Kiera Knightley) happens to be performing. Promising he can make her a star, Dan convinces Greta to allow him to help make her music dreams come true. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Thanks for Sharing

Three recovering sex addicts – Adam (Mark Ruffalo), Mike (Tim Robbins) and Neil (Josh Gad) – negotiate the perils of their sobriety as life throws a series of challenges at them. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Now You See Me

J. Daniel Atlas (Jesse Eisenberg), Merrit McKinney (Woody Harrelson), Henley Reeves (Isla Fisher) and Jack Wilder (Dave Franco) are magicians operating with limited success in their chosen fields. A mysterious stranger brings them together to form The Four Horsemen; a super group of magicians and illusionists, with a mission for justice. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Marvel’s Avengers Assemble

Loki (Tom Hiddleston) returns to earth via a portal created by the Tesseract and vows to enslave the human race. Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) and S.H.I.E.L.D. gather the members of the Avengers Initiative in order to defeat him, but first, the Avengers have to overcome their differences. Continue reading

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Retro Review – The Incredible Hulk

After a failed military experiment, Dr Bruce Banner (Edward Norton) goes on the run to avoid being dissected for the information his body holds. One drop of blood spells his undoing, however, and he must return home to the woman he loves in order to save himself and the people around him from a new creation that threatens their survival. Continue reading

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JDIFF 2012 REVIEW – Margaret

Lisa (Anna Paquin) decides that she wants to buy a cowboy hat. While shopping, she sees bus driver Maretti (Mark Ruffalo) wearing one and, with teenage abandon, she chases the bus to find out where he got it. Maretti is distracted, which has devastating consequences and leads Lisa to question her morality. Continue reading

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