Tag Archives: Mark Ruffalo

Review: Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Some of you may remember THOR: THE DARK WORLD wasn’t that good. It wasn’t that bad either, but between storytelling falling over itself to cram in more of a certain God of Mischief after the fact and the worst villain … Continue reading

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5 Years On: The Avengers (2012)

In 2012 it finally arrived – the blockbuster to end all blockbusters (as if). There was so much riding on THE AVENGERS, so many moving parts and so many things that could have gone wrong. Thankfully they didn’t, and it … Continue reading

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Review: Spotlight (2015)

For many, SPOTLIGHT was the surprise winner at last year’s Oscars. The true events the film is based on might be ripe for dramatic adaptation, but with its low-key performance and style, and actors that did not subject themselves to … Continue reading

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A Few Thoughts More: Avengers: Age of Ultron

The following contains spoilers for AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON. I’ve seen Marvel’s second super-team-up a few times now, and my initial reaction (it’s alright, I guess…) remains much the same. Let’s get into a few more things I picked up … Continue reading

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Review: Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

This might be staying the obvious, but the problem with setting the bar ever higher is that each time it’s a harder task to clear it. Marvel might well have now reached that stage. The studio has become synonymous with … Continue reading

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Review: Foxcatcher (2014)

Director Bennett Miller’s movies tend to take a sideways view on real life. Everything about his filmmaking style is restrained, but the stories he chooses to tell (or re-tell) are so odd and remarkable you really couldn’t make them up. … Continue reading

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Review: Begin Again (2013)

There’s a scene early on in BEGIN AGAIN where Mark Ruffalo’s ramshackle record producer Dan shows obvious physical pain at listening to the bilge that are the demo tapes he is sent as he is stuck in busy city traffic … Continue reading

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Series Retrospective: Marvel Cinematic Universe

Ten films, six years, and two distinct phases later and Marvel are sitting pretty as kings of the proverbial movie castle. Try and cast yourself back to before Tony Stark strapped on his first scrappy suit of armour to escape … Continue reading

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