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[REVIEW] LOOPER is a dazzling, ingenious sci-fi noir & future cult classic

Looper is an ingenious and original time travel noir from writer/director Rian Johnson, who made a splash back in 2006 with his similarly noir-inspired and stylish debut Brick. Here he is reunited with Joseph Gordon-Levitt, starring as a futuristic hitman who is forced to contend with his future self, played by Bruce Willis, as both fight for survival. …

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[WATCH] LOOPER International Trailer gives us a better look at Rian Johnson’s futuristic gangland

Rian Johnson’s twisty time-travel film Looper is one of the most anticipated of the year, and we’ve already seen some terrifically exciting trailers. Ahead of its Toronto International Film Festival premiere, a new international trailer has been released, featuring a voiceover by Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s character which explains the mechanics of time travel in the film, and giving …

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[WATCH] Thrilling, mind-bending US Trailer for LOOPER

Hot on the heels of yesterday’s awesome UK trailer comes an even-more-spectacular US trailer for Rian Johnson’s futuristic, mind-bending actioner Looper. With each new piece of footage released from this film it looks as though Johnson has really nailed the ambitious premise and created something genuinely special and exciting. Each of these trailers look more visually impressive …

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[WATCH] Incredible UK Trailer for Rian Johnson’s LOOPER

Rian Johnson’s ambitious sci-fi/action flick Looper has been one of my most anticipated films of the year ever since the terrific premise and cast were revealed, and the early teaser helped establish the time travelling world of the film while confirming just how badass it looks. For those in need of a brief recap: Looper is set in a …

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[WATCH] LOOPER Teaser Trailer is all kinds of badass

Following a series of teaser promos this week for Rian Johnson’s upcoming time travel film Looper, the official teaser trailer was finally released today and it is all kinds of badass. The film stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Joe, a hired gun (or “looper”) who takes out targets sent back in time 30 years by the mob. Life …

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Rian Johnson begins “feud” with Jason Reitman on Twitter

A few days back, director Rian Johnson (Brick, The Brothers Bloom) announced he would be starting a feud with a fellow writer/director on his Twitter account. He began by stating a few rules, then declared his feud would be with Up in the Air filmmaker Jason Reitman. “In a calculated effort to simultaneously increase my …

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