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What is Looper? Movie Trailer: First Look

What is “Looper?” Only the coolest sci-fi movie you’ve never heard of. The film, which stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis has tones of “Blade Runner” and “Total Recall,” and is set to be the sleeper sci-fi hit of the year.


Joseph Gordon-Levitt aims to take down Bruce Willis in “Looper.” (Tristar Pictures)

Directed and written by Rian Johnson, the movie takes place in 2042. Gordon-Levitt pays Joe, a killer that works for the mob, while Bruce Willis plays the older version of Joe. The film also stars jeff Daniels and Emily Blunt.

The story is a bit of mind-scrambler, but breaks down like this: In 2072, the mob sends people back in time to be executed. During the course of his job, Joe finds himself pointing a gun at his older self. Things go sideways when his older self (Willis) escapes death and younger Joe has to track him(self) down.

Make Believe
For the part, Gordon-Levitt spent hours each day in makeup to look more like Willis but the special effects team even took the transformation a step further, digitally changing the color of Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s eyes to match Bruce Willis’.

In a Apple.com behind-the-scenes preview the director called the movie, a “very gritty, grounded action sci-fi” comparing it to Willis’ 1995 “Twelve Monkeys.” The “Looper” movie trailer is online now, the film hits theaters on September 28, 2012.

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Men in Black 3: Official Trailer Released

Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones are the secret agents of M.I.B. who keep intergalactic scoundrels in check. And they’re back in black – thanks to Sony Studios who revealed the first trailer for M.I.B. 3.


Suited up ready for duty, Agent J and Agent K are back on the case in M.I.B. 3

Time Travel & Alien Encounters
The film had been tangled up in script development, but Sony pushed hard to get the film back on track and get the commitment of key stars – mainly Tommy Lee Jones.

In M.I.B. 3, Smith returns to the role of Agent J, J must go back in time to 1969 and save his partner Agent K – who J is told, died 40 years ago. Men in Black 3 marks Will Smith’s first appearance on the big screen since 2008, when he starred in Seven Pounds. The film also stars Josh Brolin as a young Agent K, and Saturday Night Live alumni Bill Hader as Andy Warhol.

It’s an interesting premise, as Tommy Lee Jones has previously commented that he felt too old to return to the role of Agent K. And while Tommy Lee Jones may be getting on in years, M.I.B. as a film franchise (which first hit the screen in 1997) isn’t showing it’s age too bad, just take a look at the trailer:

Will Smith goes back in time in the latest M.I.B. movie.

Men in Black is one of the most anticipated movies of 2012 and promises both eye-popping computer generated visual effects as well as traditional costume effects by makeup legend Rick Baker.

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