Tag Archives: Joseph Gordon Levitt

Cinema Review – The Night Before

In 2001, Ethan’s (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) parents were killed by a drunk driver at Christmas. Ever since, his friends Isaac (Seth Rogen) and Chris (Anthony Mackie) have made a tradition of keeping their friend company, becoming his new family. This year is different, however. Isaac is about to become a dad and Chris’s football career means he’s too famous to hang out with his friends, so the three decide to make their last Christmas Eve together one to remember. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Walk

‘I find myself on an island, floating in mid air on the edge of the void’… On August 6th 1974, French high wire performer Philippe Petit (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) crossed a wire strung between the towers of New York’s World Trade Centre… 110 storeys up. Robert Zemeckis’ film takes us behind the scenes of this incredible feat, and into the mind of the man who seemed that the towers were built for him to dance on a wire between them. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

In this sequel to 2005’s Sin City, we are taken back to the world of Frank Miller’s graphic novels, where a son encounters his father, a woman seeks revenge and a man tries to forget his past. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Don Jon

Jon (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) seems like an average New Jersey guy; dedicated to his family, church, friends, home… and porn. Jon finds his carefully ordered world of one night stands and hanging out with his ‘boys’ thrown into chaos when he meets Barbara (Scarlett Johansson). As well as this, Barbara quickly finds, and disapproves of, his addiction to porn. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Lincoln

Set against the backdrop of the American Civil war, Lincoln follows the 16th President of the United States as he struggles with his own cabinet over his decision to end slavery. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Looper

When illegal organisations in the year 2074 want to get rid of someone, they send them 30 years back in time to be killed by a Looper. Joe (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is one such Looper. Joe lives the high life, but knows that one day his loop will be closed, and he will end up killing his future self. What he doesn’t know, however, is that his future self may not simply accept his fate. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Premium Rush

Wilee (Joseph Gordon Levitt) is a bike courier in New York City who loves his job. When he is given a job to be done ‘premium rush’, he finds himself up against a dirty cop who pursues him through the city. Continue reading

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