Tag Archives: joseph gordon-levitt

The Wind Rises

Live your ten years well, Japanese boy. Animation, like youth, is wasted on the young.  What CGI opened up for adult-oriented films was always available in cels and paint.  Wide audiences would not broadly accept mature stories with realistically rendered … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Film | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Don Jon

Every guy watches porn! I’m sure the figures would support that statement, though my cursory research (which I expected to be ample) did not come up with clean numbers.  One I found particularly humorous was this:  “Regular church attenders are … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Film | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Lincoln

I suppose you’re right.  Actually, I have no idea what you mean by that. There have been biopics that I’ve seen and wondered, “Why did they even make a movie about this guy?”  I’m thinking particularly of Public Enemies (2009) about John … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Film | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Looper

Clean. Have I talked about time travel here before?  Surely I have.  That’s right, it was the Men in Black 3 (2012) review (was that only four months ago?).  Well, Looper (2012) isn’t your franchised, shark-jumping, who-cares-so-long-as-it’s-Will Smith kind of movie.  It’s an original, mind-jamming, Joseph Gordon-Levitt-is-so-dreamy-even-with-a-prosthetic-forehead, … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Film | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

The Dark Knight Rises

You are in for a show tonight, son. It has been eight years since Harvey Dent (Aaron Eckhart) fell to his death.  In that time, over a thousand violent criminals, under new laws inspired by Dent’s death, have been put … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Film | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment