Rian Johnson really has a corker in Looper, a time travel tale told from the point of view of someone who doesn’t travel in time. In fact, the mechanics of time travel take a back seat to the characters. The film works amazing well. My full review is up at buzzymag.

An excerpt:
Joe (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), like other young men with limited education, was recruited to be a looper–a lucrative job that deliberately requires no special skills and a distinct lack of morals. He lives like a rock star, with a hard partying life-style. One who occasionally kills people.

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