One of my oldest friends-is a film fanatic. She obsesses over film footage and often takes poloroids of her t.v. set in order to freeze interesting moments and use them in her artwork. I 'll never forget when she formed her fascination with the acting of Jennifer Connolly & Mark Ruffalo. I had seen him a few times in films, and she insisted I see "You can Count on Me". After watching it- I was hooked as well.
There is something so honest about his roles- so credible. In almost every movie you can believe he exists somewhere in the world as that character. You want him to be your neighbor, your brother, perhaps best pal.
The other night I watched "My Life Without Me"- featuring Mark as the lover of a woman who has recently discovered she has only two months left to live. He has a lonely sadness that compells viewers to watch the screen to see what he will say next. It doesn't hurt that he pretty handsome. The film is a real tear jerker, but worth crying through.
He is also going to be starring in the new film ZODIAC-
Don't worry- this is merely an appreciation of work well done-
(Although my boyfriend is highly jealous of my starry eyes for mark)
He has a lovely model wife to match him.