Movie review: Looper

My husband and I don't get a lot of time to go see 'grown-up' movies in the theater. Luckily, there is a $2.00 movie theater nearby that has movies that are just about to come out on DVD. This past weekend, we were able to catch Looper.

It has an interesting plot. Joe (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is a hitman for the mafia. However, he's not a normal hitman. In 2074, the mafia uses time travel to get rid of their "problems." They send the hit 30 years into the past to be killed by hitmen called Loopers. 'Closing the Loop' is when the mafia sends the future version of the Looper back to the younger version to be killed. When Future Joe (Bruce Willis) is sent back to be killed, he decides that he needs to change the future instead.

When we originally decided to see Looper, I had only heard bad reviews. My husband did find some good reviews on the internet though. Both of us didn't think the movie was all that bad. Yes, there are some terribly big plot holes but the journey was still a fun one. That said, I don't think I would watch it again. If you think about it too hard, you are bound to give yourself a headache.