Lincoln (2012)

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, James Spader, Hal Holbrook, Tommy Lee Jones, John Hawkes, Jackie Earle Haley, Tim Blake Nelson, Bruce McGill, Gloria Reuben, Joseph Cross Directed by: Steven Spielberg PG-13. 149 mins Despite some amazing acting and direction, this film is not a cinematic experience, but more of a civics…

Looper (2012)

Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Piper Perabo, Jeff Daniels, Paul Dano Directed by: Rian Johnson R. 118 mins A clever and skillfully-crafted work of science fiction that proves the talented cast and crew are here to stay. In Looper, Johnson has created a world in which time-travel exists, albeit illegally, and run by…

Premium Rush (2012)

Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Shannon, Dania Ramirez, Wole Parks, Jamie Chung, Aasif Mandvi Directed by: David Koepp PG-13. 90 mins A mildly entertaining flick that is neither dramatic or funny enough to make for a worthwhile feature, nor is it thrilling enough to make for an escapist action film. Premium Rush takes us through the…

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Starring: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Marion Cotillard, Gary Oldman, Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman Directed by: Christopher Nolan PG-13. 165 mins A somewhat clunky conclusion to Nolan’s epic Batman trilogy. The Dark Knight Rises is visually luscious and exploding with geeky references but where is the depth that we so loved from…

Inception (2010)

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Marion Cotillard, Ellen Page, Ken Watanabe, Cillian Murphy, Tom Hardy, Michael Caine Directed by: Christopher Nolan PG-13. 148 mins A technically virtuous and intricately detailed film like no other – Inception demands its audience to stay awake while immersed in this beautiful dreamscape. From the mind of Christopher Nolan (Memento, The…

500 Days of Summer (2009)

Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Zooey Deschanel, Matthew Gray Gubler, Geoffrey Arend, Rachel Boston, Chloe Moretz, Clark Gregg, Minka Kelly Directed by: Marc Webb PG-13. 95 mins An endearing tale of modern love that smartly travels from the beginning to the end with all the zany interactions in between. First we meet Tom, a man with a…

10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

Starring: Julia Stiles, Heath Ledger, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Larisa Oleynik, David Krumholtz, Andrew Keegan Directed by: Gil Junger PG-13. 97mins. The brilliant cast elevates this teen rom-com to unforgettable status. Proving that Shakespeare’s themes are timeless, 10 Things is full of heart and humour. Junger directs an edgy and exciting update on The Taming of the…