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Looper director going cyberpunk for mysterious new sci-fi movie
Apr 2, 2013

Indie director Rian Johnson catapulted into mainstream sci-fi fandom with his intriguing time travel flick Looper, and it sounds like he’ll be sticking around the genre a little longer.

Joss Whedon, China Miéville + more snag Nebula Award nominations
Feb 20, 2013

The Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America have just revealed their picks for the best sci-fi and fantasy writing and filmmaking of the last year.
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See Looper's 43 movie mistakes in snarky 3-minute supercut
Jan 22, 2013

The folks at CinemaSins are taking another movie to task. This time, they're delving into the world of Looper. Director Rian Johnson and Joseph Gordon-Levitt's latest collaboration is a mix of sci-fi, horror ... and multiple mistakes.

How should Looper have ended? With a Terminator cameo, of course
Jan 14, 2013

The time travel noir tale Looper was one of the best little sci-fi films of the year, weaving together a a fight for survival with some great action set pieces and well-crafted storytelling. But how should it have ended?

See director Rian Johnson's early pitch reel for a darker Looper
Dec 17, 2012

Some movies are just born great, while others are made that way by editing, rewrites and sheer force of will. Rian Johnson's Looper, one of the best sci-fi movies we've seen in a long time, seems like a little bit of both. As this fascinating early pitch reel shows, Johnson had his concept well in hand from the beginning, but the original tone was a bit more grim.

Looper director explains his '10 degrees off' approach to dystopia
Dec 17, 2012

Building an action, noir flick around a time-travel McGuffin is a somewhat risky movie in itself, so Looper director Rian Johnson decided to take a unique approach to his vision of the near-future. Basically, it's still our world—just with a dash of Blade Runner mixed in.

You're gonna like Emily Blunt when she's angry in new Looper clip
Dec 17, 2012

Get ready to see Emily Blunt like you've never seen her before. The British actress puts on her best country accent for Rian Johnson's Looper. Sony has a released a new clip that shows the charged first meeting between her and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

What if Looper had been made as a heartwarming '90s Disney movie?
Dec 17, 2012

It's only been in theaters for five days, but Rian Johnson's time travel thriller Looper has already spawned a heap of critical acclaim and fan love. So, of course, it's time for parodies, like this one hilariously reshaping the film into a heartwarming past-self-meets-future-self Disney flick by using actual Disney footage of both of its stars.

The extra Looper scenes you never saw (but Chinese audiences will)
Dec 17, 2012

If you're looking forward to the new twisty-timey noir flick Looper, and don't live in China, you're out of luck—you'll be missing out on at least a few extra scenes that didn't make the U.S. cut.

3 exciting new Looper pics give 1st good look at sexy Piper Perabo
Dec 17, 2012

The time travel hitman tale Looper looks to be one of the more interesting sci-fi flicks coming out this year, and some new pics show off castmembers Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jeff Daniels and Paul Dano—plus gives us our first good look at Piper Parabo in her sexy, secret role.

New int'l trailer reveals more of Looper's dark, twisted future
Dec 17, 2012

A new international trailer for the timey-wimey noir flick Looper has been released, showing off a bit more of the dark future and the action style director Rian Johnson is using to frame his time traveling mob tale.

Bruce Willis kicks Gordon-Levitt's ass in 1st clip from Looper
Dec 17, 2012

The first clip from the new time travel noir flick Looper has been released, and we finally get a good look at how Bruce Willis will handle his younger self (Joseph Gordon-Levitt). Basically, he's going to beat the crap out of him.

Surreal animated Looper trailer even cooler than live-action one
Dec 17, 2012

The upcoming time travel gangster flick Looper is definitely a different type of film, and to that end, the creators have taken a different tact in promoting the smart sci-fi tale.

Peter Jackson's not the only director who wants a piece of Who
Dec 17, 2012

We're already salivating at the thought of Lord of the Rings' Peter Jackson directing an episode of Doctor Who, and now it seems another buzzy director wants to take a crack at the Time Lord. So who is it?

13 kick-ass time travelers who had what it took to change the past
Dec 17, 2012

Typically, it takes a lot of effort to send somebody through time. It's usually a life and death situation, and sci-fi movies and TV shows have shown off all sorts of time travel tales over the years. But if you're going to the trouble to actually send someone back—you want to make sure they can get the job done.