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Looper (Blu-ray)

Featuring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis & Emily Blunt

Format: Blu-ray | Rating: 15 years & over

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  A Willis Turkey.

| | See all emperor10's reviews (275)

Every now and then,Bruce Willis makes a turkey.This film is one of them.I gave it a good 45 minutes before i gave up and turned it off.I dont know what it was trying to be, but i found it boring,and i didnt care for any of the characters.

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  boring

| | See all floward's reviews (2)

pretty bad movie really, majority of it was set on the same farm, hardly any action mostly just talking and complaining about their lives, im not trying to be negative here, its not worth spending money on, maybe watch it on channel 5 in two years time

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  Brilliant!

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Superb film with an excellent story line and theme with two quality actors. No more needs to be said. Buy it!

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  Thinking ahead of the curve.

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The trailers promise action and flashy effects, but don't go thinking you will see this. Looper is something different. This time travelling tale sets the ground rules of time travel being illegal and gangsters in the future send there kills to the past (although none too distant future) to be disposed of. That is until Joe (Joseph Gorden Levitt) fails to kill his future self (Bruce Willis) and fails to close the loop. This is the initial set up for one of the most interesting films of the year. As although the film is a time travel paradox dealing possible futures and fading memories as the future alters it works on a personal level of redemption. As Old Joe (Willis) hunts down the leader of a cult in the future who killed his wife only problem is the leader in young Joe's (Levitt) reality is only a child and has to be identified. As expected there is action now and again but it's the quieter moments in the film that give most impact, the childs stairs fall is captured silently but with massive impact. It's not going to be everyones taste as things do move slowly, but the overall impact of the film is haunting and lingers long after it has been ejected. Be patient and stick with it.
See if you like......
12 Monkeys.
Donnie Darko.
Back To The Future.
The Terminator.
Butterfly Effect.

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  Thinking ahead of the curve.

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The trailers promise action and flashy effects, but don't go thinking you will see this. Looper is something different. This time travelling tale sets the ground rules of time travel being illegal and gangsters in the future send there kills to the past (although none too distant future) to be disposed of. That is until Joe (Joseph Gorden Levitt) fails to kill his future self (Bruce Willis) and fails to close the loop. This is the initial set up for one of the most interesting films of the year. As although the film is a time travel paradox dealing possible futures and fading memories as the future alters it works on a personal level of redemption. As Old Joe (Willis) hunts down the leader of a cult in the future who killed his wife only problem is the leader in young Joe's (Levitt) reality is only a child and has to be identified. As expected there is action now and again but it's the quieter moments in the film that give most impact, the childs stairs fall is captured silently but with massive impact. It's not going to be everyones taste as things do move slowly, but the overall impact of the film is haunting and lingers long after it has been ejected. Be patient and stick with it.
See if you like......
12 Monkeys.
Donnie Darko.
Back To The Future.
The Terminator.
Butterfly Effect.

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  Face your past, fight your future!

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I've always enjoyed watching movies based around the concept of time travel. This doesn't however result in each of these movies being a joy to watch. It has to be original, it has to have a clever concept tied up within the time travel framework. Looper thankfully has that, the first time I discovered the notion of what a looper does and the idea of your future self being presented to you, sent back through time for termination, I was hooked instantly.

Just the overall concept on its own was enough to mark this down as a must see movie. But would it be handled correctly? I was hoping for an intelligent approach to the dynamics, it delivered, plenty of heart, it delivered, good characters, it delivered. Home runs all round.

I had a few friends who were left disappointed, but this was due to how the film was marketed. The trailer and TV Spots when initially released, made you believe that you were going to see a straight up sci-fi actioner, well if that's what you're expecting then you will feel let down. This is handled as more of a drama with elements of sci-fi thrown in. It borrows liberally from other time travel movies, The Terminator, Frequency etc but it puts these elements together in a way that feels fresh and new.

This was most definitely one of the surprise hits of 2012, very well received by both critics and moviegoers alike.

Smart, cool, fresh and gripping.

The transfer...........

Sony Pictures have granted this movie with an MPEG-4 AVC encoded, 2.35:1 framed, 1080p transfer onto a 50GB Blu-ray disc of excellent quality.

Sony continue to deliver some of the best looking Blu-ray discs on the shelf and Looper is yet another stand-out release.

This film delivers wonderful colour balancing and exceptional contrasting throughout, whether it be darker night scenes or brightly lit sun drenched farm land. Grain appears extremely fine and is purely filmic resulting in excellent detail and sharpness. At no point does it appear too heavy. No digital scrubbing or edge enhancement techniques have been used.

Blacks are inky and vibrant with strong delineation which never shows signs of crush. Skin tones are very accurate.

Overall this is a delightful image which manages to keep it's filmic look.

Tremendous, highly recommended.

Film 4/5 Transfer 4.5/5

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  Face your past, fight your future!

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I've always enjoyed watching movies based around the concept of time travel. This doesn't however result in each of these movies being a joy to watch. It has to be original, it has to have a clever concept tied up within the time travel framework. Looper thankfully has that, the first time I discovered the notion of what a looper does and the idea of your future self being presented to you, sent back through time for termination, I was hooked instantly.

Just the overall concept on its own was enough to mark this down as a must see movie. But would it be handled correctly? I was hoping for an intelligent approach to the dynamics, it delivered, plenty of heart, it delivered, good characters, it delivered. Home runs all round.

I had a few friends who were left disappointed, but this was due to how the film was marketed. The trailer and TV Spots when initially released, made you believe that you were going to see a straight up sci-fi actioner, well if that's what you're expecting then you will feel let down. This is handled as more of a drama with elements of sci-fi thrown in. It borrows liberally from other time travel movies, The Terminator, Frequency etc but it puts these elements together in a way that feels fresh and new.

This was most definitely one of the surprise hits of 2012, very well received by both critics and moviegoers alike.

Smart, cool, fresh and gripping.

The transfer...........

Sony Pictures have granted this movie with an MPEG-4 AVC encoded, 2.35:1 framed, 1080p transfer onto a 50GB Blu-ray disc of excellent quality.

Sony continue to deliver some of the best looking Blu-ray discs on the shelf and Looper is yet another stand-out release.

This film delivers wonderful colour balancing and exceptional contrasting throughout, whether it be darker night scenes or brightly lit sun drenched farm land. Grain appears extremely fine and is purely filmic resulting in excellent detail and sharpness. At no point does it appear too heavy. No digital scrubbing or edge enhancement techniques have been used.

Blacks are inky and vibrant with strong delineation which never shows signs of crush. Skin tones are very accurate.

Overall this is a delightful image which manages to keep it's filmic look.

Tremendous, highly recommended.

Film 4/5 Transfer 4.5/5

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  'CAN THE FUTURE BE CHANGED ?

| | See all rbmusicman's reviews (896)

a criminal organisation in 2074 use 'time travel' to send targets back 30 years to be executed and disposed of.
'joe' ( 2044 ) is an efficient assassin dealing with the future's rejects.
when 'joe's' future being is sent back to be killed, 'joe' of now i has been assigned to deal with it, can 'joe' complete his mission to kill his future self when 'joe' of the future knows the moves allready.
'joe' of the future who's wife has been killed by the organisation seeks to change the course of history by killing the child that is destined to affect his future.
different.............well worth a spin

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  enjoyable watch!

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really enjoyed looper! was quite an interesting story of time travel. little bit annoying with Joseph Gordon-Levitt having a false nose, but you get used to it. Thought it was going to be a pointless action movie with no story, but that wasn't the case at all.

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  Best film of 2012

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Critical acclaim and so it should be what a cracker. Great story, edge of the seat action and entertainment and perfectly cast. if you enjoy good movies you will enjoy this!

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