Tuesday, February 12, 2013


So this movie was awesome. It is an original story with a good plot and some amazing actors to boot. Not only is this a great movie, but this is one of the best time travel movies to date.

Joseph Gordon Levitt is a looper. Time travel hasn't been invented yet, but it will be in the future. When the mafia want someone taken care of, they send him back to the past where a looper is waiting to take care of it. It's clean and quick. Apparently, loopers have a life expectancy. The mob only wants loopers under their employment for a certain period of time. So when loopers have served their purpose, they let them live their life for 30 years until it's time to go. They themselves get sent back to be taken care of. But here's the crazy part of it all. When the loopers are old and get sent back to die, they are killed by their younger selves. That's how they know that their employment has ceased and they have 30 years. (mind is blown!)

The best part of this movie is how they address the whole time travel aspect of it. When Bruce Willis is talking to Joseph Gordon Levitt, he is obviously talking to himself. When he explains how his life is going to go, it doesn't necessarily mean that it is going to happen the same way. The younger version can make new choices and new events happen that change the future or present for the older version. (confused?) If the younger version makes new choices that didn't the same way the older version remembers it, he will all of a sudden, get a new memory. (mind blown again.....boom)  

This is definitely one of those movies where you need to pay attention the entire time or you'll probably miss something. But if you pay attention, you are not let down. This movie was great. The casting in this movie was done perfectly. Joseph Gordon Levitt playing a younger Bruce Willis is sooooo cool. And the make up was great too. He looks just like him!

If your looking for an original movie with a good story and has some grade A actors in it, watch Looper!! It's worth it. And it definitely ranks up there as one of the best time travel movies of all time. Check it out, yes indeed.

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