Tag Archives: Ruben Fleischer

Venom

EMBRACE YOUR INNER ANTI-HERO. Down-on-his-luck investigative journalist Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy) is infected by an alien lifeform, which gives him awkward new powers to fight the industrialist (Riz Ahmed) who caused his downfall. Venom appeared in Spider-Man 3 (2007), but got a new shot in this grim and sluggish film from the man who brought … Continue reading Venom

Gangster Squad

NO NAMES. NO BADGES. NO MERCY. In 1940s Los Angeles, Sergeant John O’Mara (Josh Brolin) is secretly tasked with gathering a small group of men he can trust in an attempt to rid the city of the powerful mobster Mickey Cohen (Sean Penn). Zombieland (2009) director Ruben Fleischer takes on a different genre, with less … Continue reading Gangster Squad

Zombieland

THIS PLACE IS SO DEAD. In a world where zombies stagger all over the planet, Columbus (Jesse Eisenberg) has learned how to survive on his own, but the set of rules that he lives by may change when he encounters other survivors with different mindsets. In his directing debut, Ruben Fleischer actually manages to do … Continue reading Zombieland