Tag: Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Oliver Stone’s Focus Wavers in New Film

Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore, Wikipedia Biopics belong to an uneven genre – when presenting audiences with the story of someone’s life, filmmakers must make difficult decisions and are often forced to decide which life moments are important and which are best left on the cutting room floor. Great biographical […]

Holiday Film Rings in Adult Content

Photo Courtesy of Gage Skidmore, Flickr Creative Commons “The Night Before” is a raunchy holiday comedy directed by Jonathan Levine of 2011’s “50/50.” Levine wrote the script with Kyle Hunter and Ariel Shaffir, cowriters of “This is the End,” “Neighbors” and “The Interview.” Seth Rogen, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Anthony Mackie […]

Zemekis Loses Balance in Biopic About Philippe Petit

Photo courtesy of Christopher William Adach, Wikipedia Director Robert Zemeckis is a creator of crowd pleasers, having written and directed such family favorites as “Forrest Gump,” “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” and the iconic “Back to the Future” franchise, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. “The Walk” is Zemeckis’ latest […]