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Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Burden of Dreams

by Shawn Stone October 15, 2015

  The most popular movies today use all the technical wizardry available to create worlds that exist only in the imagination. In The Walk, Robert Zemeckis uses Hollywood’s CGI paintbrush to re-create the twin towers of ...


Hip to be Square

by John Rodat October 3, 2013


  When asked to review Don Jon, I considered the possibility that I was being punk’d. The movie was written and directed by its leading man, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and it co-stars Scarlett Johansson. I am not ...

The Presence of Greatness

by Laura Leon November 20, 2012


  How to make a movie about Abraham Lincoln? What portion of a life, a presidency, an immense political footprint, would you focus on? These had to be questions director Steven Spielberg thought long and hard ...

Days of Future Past

by Ann Morrow October 3, 2012


  “Time travel doesn’t exist, but 30 years in the future, it will,” says Joe (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), a hit man from the future, where such enforcers are called “loopers.” Joe is explaining his appearance on a ...

Life Lessons

by Laura Leon October 6, 2011


A movie about dying, especially dying young, can be a hard sell. Everybody loves Brian’s Song, but it’s not exactly the film you want to watch to get your mind off your troubles at work. ...