Premium Rush (2012)
I wasn't entirely sure how appealing I would find "Premium Rush". A story about cycle couriers, with the protagonist being a thrill seeker who rides without breaks or gears.
Still there's something ridiculously endearing about the way Joseph Gordon Levitt plays this fairly average figure. His charm is a blessing and a curse sometimes since while his transformation in "Hesher" was very effective, JGL makes a character who runs down a small child with his truck a little too easy to forgive. What's more, his gangster character in "Looper" still seems strangely sweet and cuddly, even when he's profiting from murder.( Read more... )