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Joseph Gordon-Levitt and the Naked Truth
For his first turn in the director's seat, JGL tackles pornography ... sort of
"...movie about how people objectify each other," said writer/director/star Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Jon Martello (Gordon-Levitt) is a swaggering but charming..."

Sept. 27, 2013 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Don Jon
Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars as a guy who prefers porn to his girlfriend Scarlet Johansson in this film which also he wrote and directed.
"...Directed by: Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore, Tony..."

Sept. 27, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

50/50
50/50 accomplishes the near-impossible: It's a feel-good cancer comedy.
"...Directed by: Jonathan Levine. Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anna Kendrick, Anjelica Huston and Bryce..."

Sept. 30, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Come Together
Joseph Gordon-Levitt and the HitRECord.org Midnight Matinee
"...It's official: Joseph Gordon-Levitt is Hollywood's most creative Renaissance hepcat. As if..."

March 26, 2010 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Premium Rush
Joseph Gordon-Levitt rides like the wind, and Michael Shannon plays his usual nut job, but Bullitt on a bike this film is not.
"...Directed by: David Koepp. Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Shannon, Dania Ramirez, Jamie Chung, Aasif Mandvi,..."

Aug. 24, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Fantastic Fest Gets 'Looper' For Second Wave
Stage two sees newbie Joseph Gordon-Levitt join FF veterans
"...big news may just be that 2012's breakout star Joseph Gordon-Levitt is bringing his eagerly-awaited time/mind bender Looper to..."

Aug. 16, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The AggreGAYtor: December 19
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...Obama gives Putin a sparkle-fingered salute, Joseph Gordon-Levitt considers long black hair and a long black..."

Dec. 19, 2013 Qmmunity Post

Hesher
Joseph Gordon-Levitt is Hesher, the nihilistic antidote to a downbeat family in this drama that raises its middle finger toward nothing in particular.
"...Directed by: Spencer Susser. Starring: Devin Brochu, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Natalie Portman, Rainn Wilson, Piper Laurie and John..."

May 13, 2011 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

(500) Days of Summer
This romantic comedy is a deeply funny, seductive, and surprisingly honest dramatization of the ways we snooker ourselves into incompatible love.
"...Directed by: Marc Webb. Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Zooey Deschanel, Geoffrey Arend, Matthew Gray Gubler, Chloe..."

July 24, 2009 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Snowden
Oliver Stone tackles the famous whistleblower
"...Directed by: Oliver Stone. Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto, Rhys Ifans,..."

Sept. 16, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Brick
Brick transfers Dashiell Hammett’s hard-boiled universe to the modern high school campus with nary a clue that more than a half-century has passed since the Continental Op’s heyday.
"...Directed by: Rian Johnson. Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Lukas Haas, Nora Zehetner, Noah Segan, Noah Fleiss,..."

April 7, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Mysterious Skin
With this disturbing story about the lingering affects of child sexual abuse, Gregg Araki creates a film that is psychologically rich, emotionally haunting, and technically superior to anything he has ever done.
"...Directed by: Gregg Araki. Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Brady Corbet, Elisabeth Shue, Bill Sage, Mary Lynn..."

July 1, 2005 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Looper
Crackerjack thrills, time travel, violence, humor, and action: Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis are characters who share the same morally conflicted core.
"...Directed by: Rian Johnson. Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Jeff Daniels, Paul Dano,..."

Sept. 28, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Night Before
Three guys look for fun on a Christmas Eve that turns into one crazy night
"...Directed by: Jonathan Levine. Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anthony Mackie, Jillian Bell, Lizzy Caplan,..."

Nov. 20, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Walk
Philippe Petit dreamed it and Robert Zemeckis brings it to life
"...Directed by: Robert Zemeckis. Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ben Kingsley, Charlotte Le Bon, James Badge Dale,..."

Oct. 2, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Elektra Luxx
Carla Gugino heads up this daffy film as the eponymous porn star, now retired, pregnant, and prone to self-reflection and the occasional moment of doubt.
"...Directed by: Sebastian Gutierrez. Starring: Carla Gugino, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Timothy Olyphant, Adrianne Palicki, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Malin Akerman,..."

March 25, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Lookout
The Lookout, an odd caper story, marks Scott Frank’s directorial debut after years of working as a screenwriter on movies like Get Shorty and Out of Sight.
"...Directed by: Scott Frank. Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jeff Daniels, Matthew Goode, Isla Fisher, Carla Gugino,..."

March 30, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

'Don Jon' Gets a Release Date
Joseph Gordon-Levitt's directorial debut: Oct. 18
"...Everybody loves Joseph Gordon-Levitt, but now you get another chance to love..."

April 11, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

SXSW Film Unveils March Lineup
So much ado!
"...Don Jon’s Addiction Director/Screenwriter: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Jon (Gordon-Levitt) loves his family, friends, church and..."

Jan. 31, 2013 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Shadowboxer
Not reviewed at press time. Stars Çuba Gooding Jr. and Helen Mirren as passionate yet unlikely lovers, as well as assassins and stepmother and stepson. And if that's not enough drama, one of them also has a fatal disease.
"...Helen Mirren, Cuba Gooding Jr., Stephen Dorff, Vanessa Ferlito, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Macy Gray. In the first 10 minutes..."

Aug. 4, 2006 Movie Review by Brian Clark

FF2012: Rian Johnson Throws Us for a 'Looper'
Director at Fantastic Fest on time travel and the Summer of Joe
"...was hanging at the Four Seasons. His old friend Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who plays selfish hit man Joe, was supposed..."

Sept. 28, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Film Flam
Pacino sightings, plus SXSW keynote drama
"...• In other Sundance news, Joseph Gordon-Levitt's HitRECord on TV has been announced as an..."

Dec. 5, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

Inception
Nolan's first film since The Dark Knight is a heist picture with an inventive twist.
"...Directed by: Christopher Nolan. Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page, Tom Hardy, Ken Watanabe, Dileep Rao,..."

July 16, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Miracle at St. Anna
Spike Lee fights the good fight but loses the battle in his bloated and muddled World War II epic that pays tribute to the Army's Buffalo Soldiers.
"...Pierfrancesco Favino, Valentina Cervi, Matteo Sciabordi, John Turturro and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. It’s inarguable that the accuracy of racial portrayals..."

Sept. 26, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Stop-Loss
A real-world fuse burns throughout the military drama of Stop-Loss, the Austin-lensed film by Boys Don't Cry's Kimberley Peirce that stars Ryan Phillippe.
"...Kimberly Peirce. Starring: Ryan Phillippe, Abbie Cornish, Channing Tatum, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ciarán Hinds, Timothy Olyphant, Victor Rasuk, Rob Brown,..."

March 28, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

10 Things I Hate About You
This updated version of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew provides a sharp examination of teen dating rituals.
"...Directed by: Gil Junger. Starring: Heath Ledger, Julia Stiles, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Larisa Oleynik, David Krumholz, Andrew Keegan, Susan May..."

April 9, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Angels in the Outfield
"...Starring: Danny Glover, Brenda Fricker, Tony Danza, Christopher Lloyd, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Ben Johnson. Disney, what hast thou wrought?..."

July 15, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Friggin' Genius
SXSW Film announces feature film lineup
"...by Clay Liford, Helena from the Wedding, directed by Joseph Ifantolino, The Myth of the American Sleepover, directed by..."

Feb. 4, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Jason Reitman (Not) Versus the Internet
Men, Women & Children director on the use and abuse of tech
"...Like Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s porn-obsessed Don Jon, Reitman used real sites like..."

Oct. 17, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Frank Miller's Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
Forget it, Jake; it's Sin City.
"...Robert Rodriguez. Starring: Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Josh Brolin, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rosario Dawson, Bruce Willis, Eva Green, Powers Boothe,..."

Aug. 22, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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