Written & directed by: Rian Johnson
Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Jeff Daniels
Rating: 4 stars (of five)
A science-fiction thriller with more heart and brains than testosterone and special effects, Looper sets up an interesting and unique premise, conjures several characters with competing interests and definite flaws, and hurls them together. The end is not a foregone conclusion, and right up until the last minutes, I wasn’t sure whether we’d get an upbeat or tragic ending, nor which of the main characters might get what he or she wanted–since it was clear that for anyone to...