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    Comic-Con '12: An Expanded Look At Rian Johnson's Sci-Fi 'Looper'

    Yesterday at Comic-Con writer/director Rian Johnson (“Brick,” “Brothers Bloom”) took the stage in Hall H for the very first time to discuss his mind-melting science fiction flick, “Looper.” He was joined by his star, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who Johnson wrote the part for (hence the character name, Joe...

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    New Image Of Joseph Gordon-Levitt In 'Looper' Plus Preview The Score

    Eclectic filmmaker Rian Johnson has so far in his career made a highly original high-school-set neo-noir ("Brick") and a whimsical heist flick ("The Brothers Bloom"), but for his latest trick, he's pulled off a sci-fi time travel film about assassins who kill targets sent fro...

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    Watch: New Domestic Trailer For 'Looper' Offers Up More Footage, Still Looks Pretty Damn Exciting

    Sick of movie marketing, and want to stay fresh before you see "Looper" in theaters? Take Rian Johnson's advice that he dispensed on Twitter yesterday: "If you're already set on seeing 'Looper,' I'd avoid any trailers from here on out. They don't ruin the movie...

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    Trailer Watch: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Nails Young Bruce Willis in Rian Johnson's Kinetic 'Looper'

    Joseph Gordon-Levitt isn't the most obvious candidate to play a young Bruce Willis -- opposite Bruce Willis, no less -- but after seeing this pulse-quickening, excitingly stylish new UK trailer for Rian Johnson's "Looper," we're buying into the unlikely faceoff hook, line and sinker...

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    Watch: New, Hugely Impressive U.K. Trailer For Rian Johnson's 'Looper' With Bruce Willis & Joseph Gordon-Levitt

    Now that we're midway through the summer season, we're sort of champing at the bit for the arrival of the fall: "The Dark Knight Rises" and "The Bourne Legacy" aside, there's not a lot in the coming months that's really floating our boat, unless something like "Total Recall" or "The Watch" proves to...

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    Longer Cut Of Rian Johnson's 'Looper' Will Be Released In China

    With studios and financiers more cautious than ever these days to put their money behind ambitious projects that don't sell toys and enhance brands, producers have been looking East for partners to help raise funds for movies. For example, The Wachowskis and Tom Tykwer's "Cloud Atlas&qu...

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    Discuss: Is Rian Johnson Right About 3D Technology Still Catching Up To The Ambitions Of Filmmakers?

    We're coming up to three years since "Avatar" became the biggest-grossing film in history, and any thought that 3D film, which James Cameron's picture helped to revive, was a flash in the pan seems to have been wishful thinking. The top two slots at the current U.S. box office are taken by two 3D fi...

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    From the Wire: A Director Declares 3-D is the Future (And Promises to Avoid It)

    The director of "Brick" and the upcoming "Looper" explains why he thinks 3-D is the future -- and why he'll never shoot a stereoscopic film.

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    New Look At Jeff Daniels & Noah Segen In Rian Johnson's 'Looper' Plus U.K. Poster

    With the novelty of Bruce Willis and Joseph Gordon-Levitt playing the same character now worn off after the unveiling of the first "Looper" trailer, all eyes turn to the film itself and its upcoming release. Marketing has been a bit of a mixed bag so far, and the latest peeks don'...

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    First Look At Emily Blunt In Rian Johnson's 'Looper' Plus More Joseph Gordon-Levitt As Young Bruce Willis

    A time-traveling actioner that pits Joseph Gordon-Levitt against his older self, played by Bruce Willis? We don't need to know much more to be sold on the idea, but add to that the fact it's the third directorial effort by writer-director Rian Johnson and features a supprting cast that ...

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