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Emily Blunt Talks Keeping It Real in 'Looper,' 'Your Sister's Sister' and 'All You Need is Kill' (VIDEO)

The performer who anchors "Looper" and turns it into something deeper than a hardboiled sci-fi actioner is Emily Blunt. (Here's my review.) I grabbed the in-demand actress between rehearsals on Doug Liman's "All You Need is Kill" for a brief telephone interview.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • September 27, 2012 6:00 AM
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'Looper' Gets a Stunning Animated Trailer

"Looper" arrives in theaters September 28; but first check out this killer animated trailer. Here's our review.
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • September 24, 2012 6:19 PM
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'Don Jon's Addiction' Opens October 18; No Awards Push Planned

Just because Relativity is opening Joseph Gordon-Levitt's anti-porn romantic comedy "Don Jon's Addiction" on October 18 doesn't mean that they're going for an awards push. It's always foolish, in my view, to wear your hopes on your sleeve.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • September 24, 2012 3:19 PM
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'Dark Knight' Rising Star Gordon-Levitt Feels "Really Terrible" about Wallace GQ Profile

Joseph Gordon-Levitt isn't happy about his August profile piece in GQ. The in-depth article mentions the actor's late brother, Dan, who was found unresponsive in a Hollywood home in 2010.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • July 18, 2012 1:44 PM
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Comic-Con: Gordon-Levitt, Johnson Talk Time Travel and Willis in 'Looper' (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

Of the various sci-fi thrillers on display at Comic-Con, one that intrigues me is Rian Johnson's "Looper." The writer-director came up with the idea ten years ago after reading a lot of Philip K. Dick. The concept: in the future when time travel is possible but outlawed, the mob zaps hit men into the past to dispose of their victims.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • July 15, 2012 4:29 PM
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Trailer Watch: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Nails Young Bruce Willis in Rian Johnson's Kinetic 'Looper'

Joseph Gordon-Levitt isn't the most obvious candidate to play a young Bruce Willis -- opposite Bruce Willis, no less -- but after seeing this pulse-quickening, excitingly stylish new UK trailer for Rian Johnson's "Looper," we're buying into the unlikely faceoff hook, line and sinker...
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • June 27, 2012 4:20 PM
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Plot Secrets from the Wachowskis' 'Jupiter Ascending' Revealed

Before we've even seen the Wachowskis' "Cloud Atlas," plot details are leaking for their next movie, "Jupiter Ascending." While the editors at Vulture admit they are still mightily confused, we are several plot points closer than before...
  • By Maggie Lange
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  • June 1, 2012 12:10 PM
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Gordon-Levitt Tells hitRecord About Directing Untitled Sexy Comedy with Scarlett Johannson

Looks like the already impressive Joseph Gordon-Levitt is looking to become even more so by adding a new line to his resume: Director.
  • By Jacob Combs
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  • February 8, 2012 4:29 PM
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