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Joseph Gordon-Levitt: Lincoln was no saint

Joseph Gordon-Levitt: Lincoln was no saint

Nov 16 2012, 4:03am CST | by

Joseph Gordon-Levitt appreciates the fact Steven Spielberg's 'Lincoln' doesn't portray the US President as a ''saint''.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is glad 'Lincoln' doesn't portray the former US President as a ''saint''. The 'Inception' star plays Abraham Lincoln's son Robert in Steven Spielberg's upcoming biopic and is...

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt: Lincoln was no saint

Nov 16 2012, 4:03am CST | by

Joseph Gordon-Levitt appreciates the fact Steven Spielberg's 'Lincoln' doesn't portray the US President as a ''saint''.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is glad 'Lincoln' doesn't portray the former US President as a ''saint''.
The 'Inception' star plays Abraham Lincoln's son Robert in Steven Spielberg's upcoming biopic and is pleased the character of Lincoln, played by Daniel Day Lewis, has his ''personal flaws'' shared with the audience.
He explained: ''I like that this movie doesn't turn Lincoln into a saint. What he accomplished in abolishing slavery was a truly great thing; but this movie also shows the compromises he had to make, the things that he had to do that were questionable in order to accomplish that goal.
''History is made by human beings and I like that this story portrays Lincoln as a human being with personal flaws and hypocrisies as well as real strengths and virtues.''
Joseph, 31, thought Steven was the ''perfect'' person to take on the job since he is so passionate and praised the director's choice of focus for the film, which recounts the iconic President's final months in office rather than following him from birth to death.
He added to FlicksandBits.com: ''I think it's an incredibly profound and compelling image of this moment in history. Steven Spielberg has a unique way of diving into the American zeitgeist and reflecting it in cinematic form.
''And obviously, the story of Abraham Lincoln is a prominent story in American culture. I think he's the perfect guy to do it and he was clearly enjoying it, he was so in his element. It was fun to see a director having so much fun, it doesn't always happen that way.''

 
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Embraces Feminism!

Aug 15 2014 2:27pm CDT | Source: celebtv

With all the young Hollywood stars like Shailene Woodley coming out against feminism, there’s one actor who’s embracing the label! Joseph Gordon-Levitt told Ellen Degeneres back in February that he is “absolutely” a feminist. And in a recent Daily Beast article, he was asked about his comment again. Joseph says he doesn’t really understand why people are against feminism and that he thinks the movement can benefit all of society. He’s got our attention. Find out how Joseph defines f ...
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Star Wars Bits: See A ‘Star Wars Episode VII’ Stormtrooper, Plus Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rebels, Domnhall Gleeson

Aug 12 2014 9:00am CDT | Source: slash film

Some very interesting Star Wars Rebels news combines with some fun, and potentially revealing Star Wars Episode VII news. In this edition of Star Wars Bits, read about the following: Looper and Brick star Joseph Gordon-Levitt geeks out over Rian Johnson directing Star Wars Episode VIII. Screenwriter Gary Whitta posts a familiar phrase. Toys R Us posted an interesting behind the scenes Star Wars Rebels video. The Star Wars Fan Film Awards are back. Do ...
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Page 2: Hobbit, GoT, Star Wars, Harry Potter, Jurassic Park, Parent Trap, Ponyo, Star Trek, Muppets, Forrest Gump

Aug 8 2014 7:00pm CDT | Source: Slash Film

Page 2 is a compilation of stories and news tidbits, which for whatever reason, didn’t make the front page of /Film. After the jump we’ve included 36 different items, fun images, videos, casting tidbits, articles of interest and more. It’s like a mystery grab bag of movie web related goodness. Header Photo: Dave Perillo’s The Hobbit print 10 Art House Films to Watch After You See ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ 20 Sophomore Films From Celebrated ...
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Lizzy Caplan Joins Seth Rogen in Jonathan Levine's Holiday Comedy

Aug 8 2014 3:23pm CDT | Source: First Showing

The next film from The Wackness and 50/50 director Jonathan Levine has already firmed up a trio of great stars with Seth Rogen and Joseph Gordon-Levitt reteaming, this time joined by Anthony Mackie. In the Untitled Christmas Eve Movie, the three actors are playing a group of three childhood best friends who reunite in NYC for their yearly tradition of going out for fun on Christmas Eve. Now the fil ...
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Lizzy Caplan Joins Jonathan Levine's Untitled Christmas Eve Project

Aug 8 2014 1:46pm CDT | Source: Coming Soon

First announced earlier this year, Jonathan Levine's untitled Christmas Eve comedy has added a female lead. The Hollywood Reporter brings word that "Masters of Sex" star Lizzy Caplan will play a woman named Diana, who serves as a romantic interest to Joseph Gordon-Levitt's character. Seth Rogen and Anthony Mackie are als ...
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Movie News: Joseph Gordon-Levitt in First Photos From 'The Walk;' Fantastically Colorful 'Book of Life' Trailer

Aug 8 2014 8:16am CDT | Source: movies.com

The Walk: The first official photos from Robert Zemeckis' The Walk have been released. The film stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Philippe Petit, the daredevil who walked on a tightrope between the Twin Towers in New York City in 1974; it's heading for release on October 2, 2015. [The Playlist]   The Lonely Island: The comedy trio known as The Lonely Island, namely, Andy Samberg, Akiva Scha ...
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’22 Jump Street’s Jillian Bell Joins Sony Christmas Comedy

Aug 7 2014 5:11pm CDT | Source: Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Comedic standout Jillian Bell went toe to toe with Jonah Hill as a caustic co-ed in this summer’s 22 Jump Street. Now Sony’s bringing her into their untitled Christmas Eve Comedy project opposite Seth Rogen, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Anthony Mackie. Rogen and Gordon-Levitt reunite with their 50/50 helmer Jonathan Levine in the Sony, Good Universe, and Point Grey Pictures film, which Levine scripted and is directing. Story tracks f ...
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First Images of Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Philippe Petit in THE WALK!

Aug 7 2014 12:06pm CDT | Source: aintitcool

Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars as French acrobat Philippe Petit, who, in 1974, masterminded a crazy scheme to sneak into the World Trade Center, string a wire between the towers and perform a high-wire routine high above the city streets. Read the full article on AICN Hey guys! Horrorella here... Some new images have surfaced from THE WALK, the new film from Robert Zemekis. Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars as ...
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First Look: Joseph Gordon-Levitt in 'Man on Wire' Tale 'The Walk'

Aug 7 2014 9:27am CDT | Source: First Showing

Earlier this year we heard that Cast Away and Forrest Gump director Robert Zemeckis was teaming up with actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt to tell the story of Phillippe Petit, the man who did a high wire walk between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center back in 1974. The film was originally called To Reach the Clouds, based on Petit's book of the same name, but now it will be known as The Walk as it heads to theaters on October 2nd, 20 ...
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Talks Up Robert Zemeckis Film ‘The Walk’ [Video]

Aug 7 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: slash film

Today is the 40th anniversary of Philippe Petit‘s wild walk between the twin towers of the World Trade Center. The death defying act, in which Petit performed a high wire act on a wire covertly strung between the two towers, is chronicled in Robert Zemeckis‘ new film, The Walk. That’s the final title for a film which has borne a few different names over the past few months. (The story is also told in James Marsh’s excellent documentary Man on ...
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