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Looper

One of our favorite sci-fi films this year
Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis
Directed by Rian Johnson

In 2005 writer-director Rian Johnson made a memorable film called “Brick” which combined the private eye-crime noir genre with a high-school setting and made us start to wonder if Joseph Gordon Levitt was going to have a career past being the alien teenager on “3rd Rock from the Sun.” Now no one is wondering anymore as Levitt teams up again with the director for “Looper,” the year’s most ingenious ... more >

Toronto | OPENING DAY

Joseph Gordon-Levitt opens the fest

The Toronto Festival launched yesterday with Bruce Willis and Joseph Gordon-Levitt on hand to promote “Looper,” screening out of competition (the fact that Gordon-Levitt, virtually unknown internationally, is first to walk the Toronto steps is noteworthy. Just when we thought Jeremy Renner was squarely in the leading-man chair, Gordon-Levitt swoops out of nowhere to steal the spotlight--good on ... more >