Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Friday, September 30, 2011

Joseph Gordon-Levitt talks about his acting career and his new movie "50/50," about a young man whose life changes when he's diagnosed with cancer. The screenplay was written by Will Reiser, based on his own experiences, and stars Seth Rogen as the best friend. He also discusses hitRECord, a collaborative production company he started about five years ago. The first anthology of work, RECollection, features short films and videos, original songs, stories, poems, illustrations, photography.


Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Comments [5]


Ive always thought of GJL as a talented guy after seeing the Make em Laugh song and dance bit on SNL, but this interview - his awkward vocabulary especially - revealed an insecure side to him. Reminds me of the LL's interview with James Franco earlier this year which, contrary to the hype from the article in New York Magazine, to me, showed a lot of pretension underneath all the ambition.

Sep. 30 2011 05:26 PM
Maude from office

This guys sounds like he's trying to do something interesting.
just curious why Goldie Hawn got everyone's panties in a bunch yesterday but this guy gets "bravo". Yeah I guess Goldie Hawn wasn't as "substantive" an actor and she's trying to make a diff w/ social issues, not art.
but I have suspicions it's b/c she's a female comedian. I mean...what if Zooey D tried to spearhead this "hit record" thing. have a feeling people would give her a really hard time even though she's made albums as a musician. Anyway. the actor-fest on this show is a little tiresome. This guy's artist collaboration with himself sounds interesting, but also like a bit of a wank fest.

Sep. 30 2011 12:55 PM
Vinny from manalapan, nj

Brilliant, spoke through his face hole.

Sep. 30 2011 12:30 PM
Frank Grimaldi from East Village

The first time I saw Joseph Gordon-Levitt was Mysterious Skin, albeit a very dark subject - it was a great film. I think it's one of the best films on the subject of childhood sexual abuse.

Sep. 30 2011 12:26 PM
Luke from GreenPoint Brooklyn

Joseph is quite a talented guy.
I'm impressed by the depth of his work and how he's managed to evolve from a child star into a such a substantive and imaginative performer.


Sep. 30 2011 12:21 PM

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