Another upcoming trailer debut, another set of little teases. This week we’re getting the first theatrical trailer from Rian Johnson‘s Looper and the director and star Joseph Gordon-Levitt got together to record three brief snippets with first footage. Today we have the first one and check back on this page the next two days to see all three before the first trailer. I still can’t quite get behind Gordon-Levitt’s prosthetics in order to appear like a younger Bruce Willis, but coming from the director behind Brick and The Brothers Bloom there is little else to complain about when we’re get an exciting, original sci-fi film. Check it out below via Apple and see previously posted first impressions of the film.
Time travel will be invented, but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they send their target 30 years into the past, where a “looper”—a hired gun, like Joe (Joseph Gordon-Levitt)—is waiting to mop up. Joe is getting rich and life is good. . . until the day the mob decides to “close the loop,” sending back Joe’s future self (Bruce Willis) for assassination. the film is written and directed by Rian Johnson and also stars Emily Blunt, Paul Dano, and Jeff Daniels. Ram Bergman and James D. Stern produce.
Looper arrives on September 28th.
Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not […]
Welcome, one and all, to the newest episode of The Film Stage Show! This week, I am joined by Michael Snydel and Bill Graham. First, we discuss the death of director Jonathan Demme. Then, we talk about the anime film Your Name. by Makoto Shinkai. Subscribe on iTunes or see below to stream download (right-click and save as…). […]
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