This one’s pretty short and sweet…
*** Looper (September 2012) – Theatre
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt. Time travel is possible in the future, but illegal, so used only by criminals to commit murders—in the past. Then they “close the loop” by issuing their present-day assassins a future termination date.
She says: Violent and a bit dire, but definitely thought-provoking and engaging. I’m won over by the latter.
He says: Jeez, that was grim. I still liked it—I’d recommend it—but it isn’t exactly uplifting.