Tag Archive: Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Jan 10

Meet the real Abraham Lincoln, warts and all

Daniel Day-Lewis gives another Oscar-worthy performance as the title character in "Lincoln"

Steven Spielberg’s biopic “Lincoln” takes an honest look at Honest Abe Steven Spielberg is the master manipulator of the movies. Capable of plucking our heartstrings like a harpist, he preys on our emotions with larger-than-life heroes, sweeping cinematography and soaring soundtracks. When he wants us to gasp, we gasp. When he wants us to weep, …

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Jul 27

“The Dark Knight Rises” puts Gotham in peril

Bane (Tom Hardy) and Batman (Christian Bale) fight for control of Gotham in "The Dark Knight Rises."

Christopher Nolan’s trilogy comes to a close with “The Dark Knight Rises” Dark clouds are gathering over Gotham. “There’s a storm coming, Mr. Wayne,” cat burglar Selina Kyle (Anne Hathaway) purrs at one point in “The Dark Knight Rises.” “You and your friends better batten down the hatches, because when it hits, you’re all gonna …

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Aug 13

“(500) Days of Summer”: Romance versus reality

Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zooey Deschanel are lovers in "(500) Days of Summer"

New romantic comedy “(500) Days of Summer” challenges fairytale loveĀ  As we’re told from the onset of “(500) Days of Summer,” “This is not a love story. This is a story about love.” It’s a story about lust, longing and the incomprehensible rules of attraction. About meeting cute and splitting up. About ecstasy and agony, …

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