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The most recent post I could find on Looper was from May 2009, so hopefully it hasn't been abandoned. I think Johnson is one of the most promising directors around today, and his comments on Looper have me intrigued: "It’s not like a 'I, Robot'–type thing. It’s a very character-based film, and it’s very violent and very dark," Johnson revealed. "It’s set in the near future, and things are very bad in an industrial town in Kansas. The worst crime you can commit 30 years from now is messing with time travel, so the only people who will mess with it are big criminal groups. It’s a weird mixture;
I'm trying to write something about The Brothers Bloom, which I saw Friday night. It's received reviews that range from above average to very strong among Christian sites that have reviewed it. Even Moviegude had nice things to say about it! I wasn't so thrilled with the movie as it played, but I'm finding myself warming to it in the past couple of days. But what I liked about it isn't something that I've seen highlighted in the reviews of the film I've read. What really made this movie for me, to the extent that I'm positive toward it, is the actresses. Rachel Weisz appears, from IMDB (can
I didn't see a thread on this, but I saw it and liked it a lot. It's like seeing a classic film noir transplanted into a contemporay high school where the kids communicate in a slang all their own. The dialogue style is hard to get used to at first, but it makes more sense as the film moves along. Joseph Gordon-Levitt is very good as the outsider who must infiltrate a criminal underworld to solve a mystery, who killed his girlfriend. The classic characters from the genre are represented in kids in the school: the femme fatale who one can't sure can be trusted, the kingpin, the kingpin's toughi