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Monday, January 21, 2013

'Before Midnight,' 'Fruitvale,' 'Don Jon's Addiction' and Four Other Movies From

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK ( - Relativity Media has acquired Joseph Gordon-Levitt's directorial debut "Don Jon's Addiction" for $4 million, an individual with knowledge of the deal told TheWrap. The film premiered at Sundance on Friday to more
Chicago Tribune ( 1/21/2013 7:01:49 PM -08:00 )

'Before Midnight,' 'Fruitvale,' 'Don Jon's Addiction' and Four Other Movies From
I am writing this on day five of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. At this point, Stockholm Syndrome has set in and I've begun to sympathize with my captors who demand that I be in two places at one time. I'll spare you the attempt for sympathy; I know it has more
Huffington Post (blog) ( 1/21/2013 6:23:06 PM -08:00 )

Gordon-Levitt finds humour in porn
Gordon-Levitt finds humour in pornSEXY CAST: Joseph Gordon-Levitt (L), Julianne Moore (C) and Tony Danza of the film Don Jon's Addiction. Relevant offers. Film. Hobbits just got a whole lot sexier Original Batmobile sells for $5m · Film review: Django Unchained Middle-earth not real, by the more ( 1/21/2013 3:54:16 PM -08:00 )

Gordon-Levitt makes directorial debut at Sundance
Joseph Gordon-Levitt is attending his sixth Sundance Film Festival, this time as writer and star of his directorial debut and host of the festival's closing awards ceremony. The 31-year-old premiered "Don Jon's Addiction" Friday at the independent-film more
New York Daily News ( 1/21/2013 3:18:05 PM -08:00 )

The word out of Sundance - so far
Out of the threads of conversation still emerging from 2013's Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, one of them has been concentrated on just how many projects have zeroed in on sex. There's the biopic about adult actress Linda Lovelace starring more
CNN (blog) ( 1/21/2013 3:13:59 PM -08:00 )

Sundance 2013: Is Joseph Gordon-Levitt the new Sundance kid?
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Julianne Moore and Tony Danza walked the red carpet at the Eccles Theatre on Friday night to promote Levitt's directorial debut, "Don Jon's Addiction." The film focuses on Don Jon, a pornography addict who doesn't know how to enjoy more
San Jose Mercury News ( 1/21/2013 1:46:52 PM -08:00 )

Sundance 2013: Relativity buys 'Don Jon' for $4 million
From Park City, Utah. In the biggest Sundance Film Festival deal so far, Relativity Media is buying Joseph Gordon-Levitt's sexual obsession story, “Don Jon's Addiction,” for about $4 million with plans to release the film wide later this year, according to two more
Los Angeles Times ( 1/21/2013 1:21:02 PM -08:00 )

Sundance film festival 2013: Don Jon's Addiction - first look review
Sundance film festival 2013: Don JonSundance has its favourite sons and Joseph Gordon-Levitt is becoming a prolific prince of Park City. The 31-year-old has virtually grown up in front of a crowd here, starring in world premieres of Mysterious Skin, Brick, (500) Days Of Summer and Hesher. more
The Guardian ( 1/21/2013 9:04:24 AM -08:00 )

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Won't Fly In 'Man of Steel'
Joseph Gordon-Levitt WonThe actor plays off Batman rumors: 'If there's something I'm going to be in, I'll tell you about it.' By Josh Wigler (@RoundHoward) , with reporting by Josh Horowitz (@joshuahorowitz). Joseph Gordon-Levitt earned the cape and cowl at the end of "The Dark more ( 1/21/2013 8:14:51 AM -08:00 )

Gordon-Levitt finds levity and truth in an edgy concept
Shot last May and June over 25 days, 'Don Jon's Addiction' is a clever dark comedy with a redemptive spirit about a Jersey guy addicted to porn. Gordon-Levitt's goal was to examine objectification. Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Director, writer and cast member more
USA TODAY ( 1/21/2013 7:43:40 AM -08:00 )

Joseph Gordon-Levitt mines the humor in porn for 'Don Jon'
After a remarkable run with leading roles in films such as "The Dark Knight Rises" and "Inception," actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt stepped behind the camera to direct "Don Jon's Addiction," a raunchy comedy that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. more
Indian Express ( 1/20/2013 9:10:46 PM -08:00 )

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Spins a Love Story About Sex, Death, and Internet Porn
Joseph Gordon-Levitt Spins a Love Story About Sex, Death, and Internet PornIn “Don Jon's Addiction,” Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays Jon Martello, a modern-day Don Juan from New Jersey whose entire lifestyle follows a set routine: He tends bar in the service industry, makes eyes with the pretty girls and takes them home, then more
Wall Street Journal (blog) ( 1/20/2013 12:06:30 PM -08:00 )

Joseph Gordon-Levitt At Sundance: 'Don Jon's Addiction' Director & Star
The Joseph Gordon-Levitt at the Sundance Film Festival is different from the Joseph Gordon-Levitt you've seen in films like "Looper," "Lincoln," "The Dark Knight Rises" and "Premium Rush." Gordon-Levitt wrote, directed and stars in "Don Jon's Addiction," an more
Huffington Post ( 1/20/2013 8:02:31 AM -08:00 )

Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Julianne Moore Talk Sundance's 'Don Jon's Addiction
Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Julianne Moore Talk SundanceJoseph Gordon-Levitt wrote, directed, and stars in 'Don Jon's Addiction,' his debut feature about a porn-addicted man in search of meaningful sex. Gordon-Levitt and his co-star, Oscar-nominated actress Julianne Moore, sat down to discuss porn, love, 'The more
Daily Beast ( 1/20/2013 7:58:06 AM -08:00 )

Joseph Gordon Levitt & 'Don Jon's Addiction': Actor's Latest Project Is Raunchy
Is it possible to make a feminist film about a porn addict? Viewers of "Don Jon's Addiction," the screenwriting and directing debut of actor Joseph Gordon Levitt, may find themselves arguing the point after watching this raunchy yet well-intentioned comedy more
Huffington Post ( 1/19/2013 2:42:30 PM -08:00 )

Sundance kicks off with porn-obsessed 'Don Jon'
Sundance kicks off with porn-obsessed PARK CITY, Utah — The 2013 Sundance Film Festival got off to a rowdy and wry start Friday with “Don Jon's Addiction,” written, directed by and starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and co-starring Scarlett Johansson and Tony Danza. As a wanna-be womanizer more
New York Daily News ( 1/19/2013 2:40:41 PM -08:00 )

Leather-clad Julianne Moore, 52, heats up chilly Sundance in racy trousers at
Leather-clad Julianne Moore, 52, heats up chilly Sundance in racy trousers atShe is set to star as Carrie's mother, Margaret White, in the much anticipated reboot of the 1976 horror movie, later this year. But Julianne Moore looked anything but frightful on Friday as she attended the premiere of another film she is to appear in this year. more
Daily Mail ( 1/19/2013 8:50:27 AM -08:00 )

Don Jon's Addiction Picked Up
Don JonGiven the fraught financial situation, studios and distribution companies have been holding their purse strings a little tighter in recent years at Sundance, with fewer big deals and less splashy purchasing. But clearly Relativity Media feels confident in Joseph more
Empire Online ( 1/21/2013 7:15:33 PM -08:00 )

Joseph Gordon-Levitt's 'Don Jon's Addiction' Picked by Relativity at Sundance
Joseph Gordon-LevittJoseph Gordon-Levitt's 'Don Jon's Addiction' Picked by Relativity at Sundance. Add Comment. January 22, 2013 02:40:44 GMT. Obtained for a reported $4 million by Relativity Media, Gordon-Levitt's directorial debut scores the biggest deal at Sundance Film more
AceShowbiz ( 1/21/2013 6:53:21 PM -08:00 )

Sundance Deal Precedent: Relativity Media Pact For Joseph …
UPDATE: Relativity Media has confirmed the Don Jon's Addiction deal, and I'll run the announcement below the original break of the story. In terms of the precedent-setting amount, other buyers have helpfully reminded me of Sundance films like Happy Texas, more ( 1/21/2013 6:13:13 PM -08:00 )