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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Gives Dating Advice: Throw Out the List | Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Gives Dating Advice: Throw Out the List

Originally posted 09/27/2013 07:00PM

Big blue eyes? Check. A great sense of humor? Check. A steady job? Eh, not so much.

It's not unusual to come up with a list of qualities that potential dates are expected to fulfill, but Joseph Gordon-Levitt says to throw it out.

The Don Jon star, writer and director, 32, says that comparing your date to your wish list may cause you to miss out on their more subtle qualities.

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Will Rush Start Your Engine? What to See and Skip This Weekend

See This/Skip That: From Rush to Baggage Claim

Originally posted 09/27/2013 04:00PM

Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines – and race to Rush, Ron Howard's Formula 1 thriller. But PEOPLE's critic suggests you steer clear of Baggage Claim. Here's a guide to weekend movies:

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PHOTO: When Joseph Gordon-Levitt Cuddles a Kitten, We All Win

UpdatePosted 09/13/2013 04:15PM

The Daily Treat: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Cuddles a Kitten and We All Die Happy

Originally posted 09/13/2013 02:00PM

There's a lot to love about Joseph Gordon-Levitt: his charming turn in 500 Days of Summer; his determination to do the right thing in The Dark Knight Rises; his face. But just when you think you've hit peak JGL appreciation, the sexy star of Don Jon, which he also wrote and directed, gives us one more reason to pine over him: he cuddles with a kitten.

The actor adorably cradles the tiny furbaby in a new spread for the October issue of Out magazine, which he also covers. Inside, Gordon-Levitt heaps praise on his late brother Dan, who passed away in 2010, and talks about how his parents raised him to be compassionate.

"They both instilled into me and my brother the feeling that we're part of the world, and that that's important – that we're all connected and everyone's well-being is tied to each other," he says. "They're hippies, but they were not so much about being flower children as getting something done, trying to stop this war, or changing civil rights or the feminist movement – and they still are that way."

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