Joseph Gordon-Levitt will always be the poor man’s Heath Ledger to some, but even we have to credit him with a certain amount of style.

In this video clip produced by Flaunt magazine in conjunction with Dita Eyewear, he goes vintage Tinseltown in a Jaguar E-Type in the time-honored tradition of spouting acting clichés while doing your best James Dean impression.

Just picture the horde of stylists hovering on the perimeter of this shoot, waiting to slap another Mackinaw or chunky watch onto his artfully coiffed frame.

And even Mr. JGL must wince when he hears himself say, ”To be perfectly honest, I don’t really care what is considered underground or mainstream. What I care about is if the thing’s good…”