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Looper

Overview


Genre :

Thriller, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Release Date :

September 28, 2012

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Rian Johnson

Starring :

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Paul Dano, Shane Carruth, Jeff Daniels, Garret Dillahunt, Piper Perabo, Tracie Thoms, Noah Segan

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Excellent entertaining! It's a masterpiece.    Readers  Be the 1st!

Review rate : A-

“..this is, in short, a smart movie..”
by Jordan Hoffman [Film.com]
Review rate : B+

“..the smart time-traveling sci-fi thriller Looper imagines a world just near enough to look familiar, and just futuristic enough to be chillingly askew..”
by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
4.5 of 5

“..not only is the smart, sexy, sophisticated but still slam-bang sci-fi action-thriller not dead, it's just gotten itself a potent shot in the arm by way of writer-director Rian Johnson..”
by Glenn Kenny [MSN Movies]
“..in a genre infamous for loose ends, this thinking man's thriller marshals action, romance and a dose of very dark comedy toward a stunning payoff..”
by Peter Debruge [Variety]
“..an engaging, neatly worked-out time-travel sci-fi thriller..”
by Todd McCarthy [Hollywood Reporter]
4 of 4

“..a tremendous motion picture experience. Not merely a "very good" one, but a great one..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
Reviewed by Nick Pinkerton [Village Voice]

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