Counterpoint: The Walk Celebrates a Reckless Man and I Will Not Be Seeing It

“Go see The Walk,” they say. “It’s a dizzying triumph of human perseverance,” they tell me. “Well, fuck you and the tightrope you walked in on,” I reply, because guess what? I am not going to see that movie and I won’t watch the documentary Man on Wire, either. Why? Because both films are about a rude man. Walking on… »10/03/15 3:45pmSaturday 3:45pm

The Walk Is a Thrilling 3D Spectacle, Or At Least Half of It Is

Robert Zemeckis’s new film, The Walk, opens with Joseph Gordon Levitt staring at the camera in a distracting wig and asking, in a French accent, “Why?” It’s a good question, and one I asked myself often after learning of the project. (More specifically, I wailed it like I was Nancy Kerrigan being struck by a pipe… »10/02/15 1:30pmFriday 1:30pm

Patti Stanger, Film Critic, Rants About Porn in Her Don Jon Review

There you were, idly scrolling through your news feed deciding whether or not to sneak into your local cineplex tonight with a bottle of warm Moscato when BOOM, you noticed that Patti Stanger, matchmaker and recreational mean person, reviewed Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s new movie, Don Jon. And, awestruck, you whispered to… »9/29/13 4:45pm9/29/13 4:45pm

Let Joseph Gordon-Levitt Explain How All Media Is Basically Porn

Ordinarily, one man's efforts to promote his movie wouldn't make for headline news, but Joseph Gordon-Levitt interview on NPR this morning was so frank and intelligent that it definitely bears mentioning. Don Jon, JGL's debut film as a director, opened this weekend. The movie's about how one porn-addicted, New… »9/29/13 11:15am9/29/13 11:15am

Fallon's Lip Sync With JGL & Stephen Merchant Is the Stuff of Legends

Jimmy Fallon hosted his second Lip Sync-Off on Late Night last night (the first, you may recall, was performed — and some might say owned — by John Krasinski), this one featuring The Office co-creator/tall drink of water Stephen Merchant and human ukulele/your imaginary boyfriend Joseph Gordon Levitt. »9/25/13 12:10pm9/25/13 12:10pm

Joseph Gordon-Levitt & Channing Tatum May Gamble on Guys and Dolls

Ohmaaaaagaaaaa, Channing Tatum and Joseph Gordon Levitt are in talks to be cast as the Guys — Skye Masterson and Nathan Detroit respectively — in the Fox remake of Joseph L. Mankiewicz's 1955 movie musical Guys and Dolls. Which is kind of as perfect as it's gonna get without old-school Marlon Brando steaming up the… »4/25/13 9:00am4/25/13 9:00am

Your Boyfriend Joseph Gordon-Levitt Is Getting His Own Variety Show

Human Kermit the Frog and star of 500 Days of Summer Joseph Gordon-Levitt is headed back to television and, no, it's sadly not to reprise his role as Tommy on a hypothetical reboot of 3rd Rock from the Sun. Instead, Gordon-Levitt will be premiering a 30-minute weekly variety show on the new network Pivot, so get… »3/29/13 11:10am3/29/13 11:10am

The Gorgeous Dresses and Hot Messes of the Oscars Red Carpet

Last night at the 85th annual Academy Awards, for the most part, the look on the red carpet was classic Hollywood glamour. Like rare birds during mating season, A-listers tried to outshine each other, and some of the bright plumage and peacockery on display was truly stunning. Alas, there were a few sartorial missteps… »2/25/13 11:20am2/25/13 11:20am

Julianne Moore and Joseph Gordon-Levitt Talk About How Porn and RomComs Are All About Objectification

Joseph Gordon-Levitt has come a long way since he played a superannuated teenage alien on 3rd Rock from the Sun — he just directed his first movie, which he's currently promoting at the Sundance Film Festival. Don Jon's Addiction, according to The Daily Beast, features JGL playing a guy who's addicted to porn who… »1/20/13 6:00pm1/20/13 6:00pm