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"The movie business is macabre. Grotesque.
It is a combination of a football game
and a brothel."
-- Federico Fellini
Nov 112013
 

 
photo for Don Jon Jon Martello (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is a strong, handsome, good old fashioned guy. His buddies call him Don Jon due to his ability to have a different woman every weekend, but even the finest fling doesn’t compare to the bliss he finds alone in front of the computer watching pornography. Barbara Sugarman (Scarlett Johansson) is a bright, beautiful, good old fashioned girl. Raised on romantic Hollywood movies, she’s determined to find her Prince Charming and ride off with him into the sunset. Wrestling with good old fashioned expectations of the opposite sex, Jon and Barbara struggle against a media culture full of false fantasies to try and find true intimacy. Extras: HitRECord Shorts: “My Favorite Things: Request Video,” “My Favorite Things Remix: Film Preservation,” “Love of Objects,” “Vinegar.” Blu-ray adds “Making of Don Jon,” “Don Jon’s Origin,” “Joe’s Hats,” “Objectified,” “Themes & Variations.” Vitals: Director: Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore, Tony Danza, Glenne Headly, Brie Larson. 2013, CC, MPAA rating: R, 90 min., Comedy, Box office gross: $23.501 million, Fox.

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