The other weekend, I was at the New Jersey Shore, soaking up some sun on the beach, when a helicopter flew out over the water. All of a sudden, a rope ladder dropped from it, and a military dude climbed down. Everyone on the beach watched in awe—we all thought we were about to witness some kind of dramatic rescue. Until the guy unfurled a “G.I. Joe: The Rise of the Cobra” banner. There weren’t that many people on this specific beach, so I imagined that this helicopter, and probably many like it, had been going from beach to beach along the Eastern and Western seaboards to spread the word about the flick, which stars hottie Channing Tatum, sharp-dresser Sienna Miller, and Amelia’s new boyfriend Joseph Gordon-Levitt. [See you opening night, JGL! -- Editor] “Sheesh, they’re pumping a lot of resources into this movie,” I thought.
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Dang, remember when Joseph Gordon-Levitt played little Tommy Solomon, the youngest alien on 3rd Rock From The Sun, alongside John Lithgow and the annoying French Stewart? Homeboy has grown up! Now starring in Kimberly Pierce’s Stop Loss with Ryan Phillippe (about a group of soldiers sent back to Iraq for another tour of duty), Gordon-Levitt is 27 and majorly fine. Speaking of war, Gordon-Levitt is currently filming G.I. Joe, in which he plays Cobra Commander. Maybe this is a dude flick we’ll actually want to see. Keep reading »