Zigging And Zagging And Then Ending: Don Jon, Reviewed

1. Joseph Gordon-Levitt is one of those actors for whom I find it nearly impossible not to root. He has an inherent, innate likability about him that doesn't seem forced, calculated or manufactured; he's a labrador puppy you have beers with. Now, I don't know anything about Joseph Gordon-Levitt in real life. He seems… » 9/25/13 5:45pm 9/25/13 5:45pm

Bruce Willis And Time Travel, Both More Alive Than Ever. Looper,

1. Looper is essentially two different movies spliced together at the midway point, but that's OK, because: a) the movies are thematically connected, with the second building off the windup of the first; and b) they're both excellent. The first half is a dark, thrilling time-travel mind-twister that leads into the… » 9/25/12 6:10pm 9/25/12 6:10pm

First, Kill All The Cyclists. Premium Rush, Reviewed.

1. It's difficult to overstate how much I dislike bicycle riders in New York City. (Collectively. I'm sure you, individual who rides his/her bike, are perfectly pleasant and normal ... when you're not on your bike.) Bike riders have taken over this city, and they are, almost entirely across the board, rude, dismissive… » 8/23/12 5:35pm 8/23/12 5:35pm