Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Review: “Don Jon”

“Don Jon” is, on the surface, about addiction. But dig a little deeper and one sees that its true subject is honesty, the first casualty of addiction. Whatever one joneses for, is there a greater effect of getting a fix than than one’s temporary escape from reality’s unforgiving glare? Here, first-time writer/director Joseph Gordon-Levitt explores […]

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Review: “Looper”

Rian Johnson’s “Looper” is a phenomenal science-fiction film, full of tantalizing ideas and, more importantly, confident about how to use them. Its story centers around time travel and the violent intersection of an assassin and an older version of himself, a conflict captured through an insidiously clever scenario that allows for alternating scenes of thrilling

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Review: “Premium Rush”

David Koepp’s “Premium Rush” is as meat-and-potatoes as action pictures get, though such a masculine descriptor seems ill-fitted for a movie about a guy who uses a bicycle, not a muscle car, as his main method of transportation. That said, Wilee (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is manlier than your average tights-donning, butt-waving weekend cyclist; he sports plain

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