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Canister X Movie Review #40: Hulk (2003) - Canister X - A.P. Fuchs
Hulk (2003) Written by James Schamus, Michael France and John Turman Directed by Ang Lee Runtime 138 min. 3.5 out of 5 You’re making me angry. You wouldn’t like me when I’m angry. In a lab accident, Bruce Banner (played by Eric Bana) is hit with a healthy dose of gamma radiation, the effects from the blast triggering the dormant bizarre alterations to his body done to him by his father (played by Nick Nolte) when he was just a toddler. Now, every time Bruce gets angry, the gamma rays still in his body course through his veins and transform him into the Hulk, a booming mass of pure green muscle driven by rage and fueled by anger and frustration at all those trying to hurt him. Bulldozing everything in his path, Hulk tries to outrun those who want a sample of his tissue and those who want him dead. Bruce Banner must face what he’s become and come to terms with its effects on his life, especially those on his ex-girlfriend, Betty Ross (played by Jennifer Connelly), and the relationship with her he’s trying to salvage. This Ang Lee-directed flick was well done, all in all. It took …