In Joseph Gordon-Levitt's debut as a writer-director, he plays, to the hilt, a working-class Italian-American New Jerseyan, dutiful frequenter of church, the gym, douchey nightclubs, his parents' dining room (where Pa Tony Danza wears an apparently influential wifebeater), and countless raunchy porn sites. The worldview is expressed thusly: "Real pussy's all good, but I'm sorry: It's not as good as porn." He's not really sorry. Of course this presents a problem for his newest and most promising club conquest, played by Scarlett Johansson, who's an apostle of cheesy rom-coms and therefore prey to her own culturally encouraged objectification habit. Her eventual disgust with him seems carefully correlated to being a... More >>>