It’s fair to say Looper wasn’t what I expected and I mean that in a good way. Sony very craftily left out an entire plot line in the Looper advertising, so the movie went in a completely different direction than I’d imagined. These days most movie surprises or plot twists are predictable and/or recycled from past successful movies, but Looper kept you guessing until the end.
I applaud Looper’s mastermind, Rian Johnson, and his ability to successfully articulate an original idea for a movie. So many of today’s films are remakes or sequels, I can’t help but wonder if Hollywood is running out of ideas. | Full Story