Don Jon : Movie Review

New Jersey bartender and all-around ladies' man Jon (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is all about his body, his pad, his ride, his family, his boys, his girls and his church. Oh, and he also watches porn on his computer several times every day, heading off to church at the end of the week to confess his sins and collect his Hail Marys. He's a ball of contradictions wrapped in the body of a slick-haired, muscle-bound guido. When he first sees Barbara Sugarman (Scarlett Johansson) from across a crowded bar, he is instantly smitten. She plays hard-to-get at first, but when he can't get her out of his mind he tracks her down on Facebook. They meet for lunch, with Barbara sizing him up all along, then head to the movies to see a romantic comedy called "Special Someone" (Channing Tatum and Anne Hathaway are hilarious in cameos as the overly sincere stars of the fictional film). Barbara loves cinematic love stories and has it in her mind that she deserves the kind of relationships she sees on the screen. Jon begins to view this sexy, gum-smacking (but not stupid) girl as more than just a sexual conquest, and the two start dating. When she catches him in the middle of the night watching porn, she feels betrayed and brings to light for Jon the possibility that he may have a bit of an addiction. Jon thinks he can stop any time, but quitting cold turkey isn't as simple or easy as he expects.

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Author : Dustin Putman