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Looper Reviews

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October 23, 2017
There isn't one wasted moment or word.
September 7, 2017
A breath of fresh air as we creep into the heavy fall dramas and awards glitz, Looper will likely not be forgotten as the film that showed up and got the job done.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
April 15, 2016
While the film overshoots its landing by a mile, it's a worthwhile science fiction piece with no shortage of interesting ideas.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
May 3, 2015
Rian Johnson is a very clever man, if sometimes a bit too clever for his own good.
July 17, 2013
This is the real deal, folks - intelligent, humorous, exciting entertainment that happens to be sci-fi but is by no means limited to that genre's target audience in terms of appeal.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
June 23, 2013
This is a wildly entertaining film that isn't content with science and cinematic tricks. It desires, and achieves, much more.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
May 26, 2013
The ending is both daring and logical, two rarities in modern sci-fi.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
April 3, 2013
With a heady script, stunning performances and fist-pumping action, LOOPER is the most enjoyable combination of immensely watchable yet poignant, even cerebral.
March 21, 2013
If it weren't for its gaping plot holes, this could be one of this century's best science fiction features.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
March 3, 2013
A fresh, intelligent and action-packed addition to the time-travel anthology.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 4, 2013
Yes, it's a B movie sci-fi thriller, but not many prestige pictures have this much going on underneath the surface.
January 4, 2013
[Looper] may be the best sci-fi thriller to hit the theaters since 1995's Twelve Monkeys.
Full Review | Original Score: 8.7/10
January 4, 2013
That first hour cooks. And the second hour brings Emily Blunt into the story, which is a fine thing for any second half to offer.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 4, 2013
Is it derivative? Not really; just a reminder that cinema, like history, is on a continuous loop, forever repeating itself.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 4, 2013
If the whole thing leaves you rubbing your temples, just a bit... well, this headache's sort of worth it.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 4, 2013
Despite its confusing logic and ornate storyline, Looper still grabs the audience with the raw emotional storyline on the farm and the constant popping back and forth in time. It's a head-scratching ride, but a fun one nonetheless.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 1, 2013
Call it the coolest, most complex sci-fi of 2012 and the best movie of its kind since "Inception." Pow! What a ride!
Full Review | Original Score: A
December 28, 2012
Accessible to a general audience while still having moments that will warm any film geek's heart, this is the kind of genre film that elevates the form.
Full Review | Original Score: A+
December 17, 2012
The movie is morally murky, to put it lightly, and that's a bit refreshing; we're made to think about why we want the protagonists to achieve their goals.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 4, 2012
Intelligent, extremely imaginative, visually stunning and constantly surprising, this is filmmaking of the highest order from Rian Johnson.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
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