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Mark Ruffalo’s 10 Best Movies

Mark Ruffalo

Mark Ruffalo has quietly put together one of the best resumes of any actor out there.  He hasn’t just been in really good movies (which he has); he has been in some of the best movies made in the last 15 years.  I would easily put both Zodiac and Spotlight on that list, The Brothers Bloom is and underrated classic, and Eternal Sunshine and Collateral are also both “perfect 10” films.  That’s before you get to his contribution to the massive ensemble of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, stepping in for the fired Edward Norton and making the Hulk his own.  He has great range and his characters have in common an earnestness to their own personal sense of what’s just or fair.  He’s not flashy, he wouldn’t even be well-known without the MCU, but you’re lucky if he’s in your movie.
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My Favorite Scene: The Incredible Hulk (2008) “Hulk vs. Abomination”

Next week the 17th installment of the MCU roars into theaters featuring a Thor/Hulk team-up in Thor: Ragnarok.  Hulk has been one of the most troublesome characters in the MCU’s history in and out of the movie theater.  The Incredible Hulk was the 2nd installment in the MCU, the first to feature characters crossing over between films (Tony’s post-credit scene with Gen. Ross), and the first to feature a casting change.  Edward Norton was-whatever Marvel wants to call it-fired for complaining to the press about the cut of director Louis Leterrier’s final film.  And he was absolutely right. Continue reading My Favorite Scene: The Incredible Hulk (2008) “Hulk vs. Abomination”

Daredevil and Hulk: Good Cop; Big Green Cop

Daredevil, Hulk, Mark Waid, Chris Samnee

Just wanted to start everyone’s Mondays with a smile. This is from the latest issue of Daredevil by Mark Waid and it’s one of my favorite pages from a comic I’ve read in awhile. Happy (as possible) Monday!