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Ever since Brick, Joseph Gordon-Levitt has been one big movie short of movie star territory…which explains why you’ve seen so much of him in GQ. His chance this year—politely ignoring G.I. Joe—is 500 Days of Summer, a wistfully romantic flick with Zooey Deschanel that’s already earning a few favorable comparisons. Today’s New York Mag profile makes a good case for Gordon-Levitt as a potential star, but also lets loose two troubling facts: 1) Ms. Deschanel’s character is named Summer…just like the title. 2) There’s a dance sequence.

We’re guessing it has to be seen to be believed.

—R.B.

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