Robert De Niro
When I first saw the Limitless poster and realised that Bradley Cooper will be playing the protagonist it made me hesitate on whether or not it would be a good movie, but after viewing the film it was obvious that Cooper pulled it off and is capable of being in a fairly decent serious film. The protagonist in question is Eddie Morra, a struggling writer that is offered a pill which allows him to access 100% of his brain, this helps him to become the perfect version of himself, but things start to go wrong when the pills side effects kick in. The acting is not the only good thing about this film, although it is concrete evidence that Robert De Niro has lost it. The editing is outstanding and uses several different techniques for when Eddie is on the drug, including a zooming effect which baffled me. One problem I found is that the film seemed to end suddenly and didn’t really finish off the story, possibly leaving it open for a sequel, nevertheless the story is original and the film is exciting the whole way through.