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Popcorn Preview: Dial a Prayer

Leslie Sisman | Posted 06.10.2015 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Dial a Prayer is the second feature film by writer/director, Maggie Kiley. It's an enjoyable hour and a half; even though Cora, the central character, seems to mope through life... always as dreary as the interminable Michigan winter.

He's No Joe Blow

Caroline Vella | Posted 05.11.2014 | Entertainment
Caroline Vella

If you can get past the porn-centric theme, which can initially be a bit much, as well as a few unlikely moments, it is a smart little movie about a young man grappling with his truth and coming into himself. Pun shamefully intended.

My Conversation With Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Tavis Smiley | Posted 03.25.2014 | Entertainment
Tavis Smiley

Join me tonight for my conversation with Joseph Gordon-Levitt. He spent his teens as co-star of the Emmy-winning sitcom, 3rd Rock from the Sun, in a role that put him on the map, and segued into features as a well-regarded adult actor with a wide range of performances.

The Long-Shot Nominees

Jon Eig | Posted 03.04.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

If you're an awards junkie, then you already know the likely Oscar nominees. Just to be contrary, I thought I'd nominate people and films who, like boss Jim Gettys, have something less than a chance. These are the films and performances of 2013 that should be considered, but won't be.

The Year Everyone Remembered Marisa Tomei In 'My Cousin Vinny'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Marisa Tomei didn't appear onscreen in 2013, but she was well represented nonetheless. From the premiere of "Don Jon" at January's Sundance Film Festi...

My Favorite Films of 2013

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's the time of year when critics release their lists of the year's best films. It feels like a competitive sport -- or a provocation, which all of these lists are, by nature. As in: "This is my list of the best films. If you don't agree, you're wrong."

Don Jon: A Transformation From Sex to Intimacy

Dr. Elsbeth Meuth and Freddy Zental Weaver | Posted 02.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Elsbeth Meuth and Freddy Zental Weaver

For many people sexual and romantic education is derived a great deal from television, movies, and, particularly for men, pornography. Objectificatio...

The Movie That Makes Joseph Gordon-Levitt Cry

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

As told to Arianna Davis Joseph Gordon-Levitt, the star -- and director and writer -- of the poignant new comedy "Don Jon" talks about staying cool...

The Gentleman's B

Jon Eig | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

It's October. The heavy hitters are arriving. Clooney and Hanks. Streep and ... well, there is no one like Streep. This week, we have new movies from Tommy Solomon and Opie Cunningham (look them up).

Conservative Group Lists The Fall's 'Porniest' Movies

Posted 10.02.2013 | Entertainment

Hollywood is getting "porny" this fall, according to one conservative watchdog group cautioning moviegoers against all that lewdness populating theate...

'Don Jon' Accused Of 'Racist Sterotypes'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.12.2013 | Entertainment

One Italian American watchdog group is not pleased with Joseph Gordon-Levitt's new movie "Don Jon," even going so far as to say the director "needs an...

"Don Jon": Film Review

Ira Israel | Posted 08.20.2016 | Entertainment
Ira Israel

I would compare "Don Jon" to "The Graduate," "Manhattan," "Raging Bull," "Eyes Wide Shut" and the greatest film about masculinity I've seen, "Carnal Knowledge."

Interview: Joseph Gordon-Levitt on Don Jon

Zaki Hasan | Posted 11.27.2013 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Joseph Gordon-Levitt has been working regularly on stage and screen since the tender age of four, amassing a list of credits during his three decades in Hollywood that would be impressive at any age.

ReThink Review: Don Jon - Porn Vs. Sex? A Guido's Dilemma

Jonathan Kim | Posted 11.26.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

If you've seen ads for Don Jon that make it seem like a fairly standard romantic comedy, it might surprise you. But that's because Don Jon often feels and often looks like two kinds of movies awkwardly mashed together.

Will People Who Work In Internet Porn Watch Joseph Gordon-Levitt's Movie About Internet Porn?

Mike Ryan | Posted 11.25.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ryan

This weekend, Joseph Gordon-Levitt's directorial debut, "Don Jon," opens in theaters nationwide. "Don Jon" is the story of a man who loves his apartment, loves his car, loves girls, and loves internet porn.

The Thing About Directing No One Really Talks About

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 09.25.2013 | Entertainment

Joseph Gordon-Levitt fans should reserve a little gratitude for Seth Rogen, an inadvertent spiritual influence for "Don Jon." The new film, about a...

The MovieFilm Podcast: Prisoners, Rush, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt on Directing Don Jon!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 11.22.2013 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

For this week's MovieFilm excursion, we start things off with some highlights from my roundtable interview with actor/writer/director Joseph Gordon-Le...

Scarlett Johansson Stuns On The Red Carpet

Posted 09.13.2013 | Celebrity

It's good to be Scarlett Johansson, if red carpet photos from Thursday night's New York premiere of "Don Jon," the directorial debut from Joseph Gordo...

Tony Danza Talks Porn

The Huffington Post | Mike Hogan | Posted 09.12.2013 | Entertainment

Porn just ain't what it used to be. In a conversation following a special HuffPost screening of "Don Jon" at the Landmark Sunshine Theater in Manha...

'Don't You Think It's Better When It Means Something?'

Posted 10.26.2013 | Entertainment


Goofy Don Jon Exposes Serious Side of Porn Addiction

Robert Weiss | Posted 07.29.2013 | Entertainment
Robert Weiss

The forthcoming movie Don Jon, written by, directed by, and starring youthful Hollywood heavyweight Joseph Gordon-Levitt looks at sexual addiction -- porn addiction in particular -- as a real issue that evokes real-life consequences.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Loves Porn, ScarJo In New Movie

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.22.2013 | Entertainment

Feel the vibrations. With a special personalized announcement from Joseph Gordon-Levitt himself, "Don Jon" has its first trailer. The film -- previous...

ScarJo's Directorial Debut Is On

Posted 05.16.2013 | Entertainment

Scarlett Johansson's long-gestating directorial debut, coming by way of a lost Truman Capote novel, has received a distribution deal, it was announced...

Christopher Rosen

The Return Of Tony Danza | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.14.2013 | Entertainment

"Don Jon," Joseph Gordon-Levitt's debut as a writer and director, includes many shocking moments, but perhaps none more than the reemergence of Tony D...