Looper, a third view

Review of Looper, Directed by Rian Johnson By KENDRICK KUO  A bit slow in coming, but I finally had the opportunity to watch Looper on a recent flight and came away with some different thoughts than Coyle and Alexis Neal, who reviewed this film here and here. They viewed the film as anchored in unconditional [Read More...]

Looper, another view

Review of Looper, Directed by Rian Johnson By COYLE NEAL If you’ve seen Timecop, The Butterfly Effect, or any of the Terminator or Back to the Future films, you’ll have a rough idea of the premise behind Looper. In this particular spin on the time travel tale, the mob sends people it needs “disappeared” into [Read More...]

Looper

Review of Looper, Directed by Rian Johnson By ALEXIS NEAL It’s 2042, thirty years before time travel is finally invented (or do I mean discovered?) and immediately outlawed. But as with most illegal technologies, prohibition does not equal eradication, and the crooks of the future still make use of time travel—most notably in the disposal [Read More...]


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