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« on: September 06, 2012, 08:23:21 pm »
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Wow, I'm surprised by the reviews for this.

http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/looper/
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She was like "How did you get my number?  I don't handle this issue.  You have to call the South Bryant Campus for that.  I'll transfer you, but I don't handle it."  She said it in a slightly condescending tone.  I didn't tell her that Grumps gave me the number.  I just told her I looked it up.
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« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2012, 09:56:35 pm »
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I was worried that had negative reviews when you said that.  I was pretty sure this was going to be a good film.  Brick was great.
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« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2012, 10:47:54 pm »
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Bruce Willis seems to sleepwalk through most of his roles these days and I thought (and still think) JGL's makeup looks kinda bad. I wasn't too hopeful but now I'll probably give it a chance.
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She was like "How did you get my number?  I don't handle this issue.  You have to call the South Bryant Campus for that.  I'll transfer you, but I don't handle it."  She said it in a slightly condescending tone.  I didn't tell her that Grumps gave me the number.  I just told her I looked it up.
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« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2012, 01:41:49 am »
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I just found out that it's rated R, so it probably will be worthwhile after all.
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« Reply #4 on: September 16, 2012, 02:28:42 am »
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I thought it looked awesome back when I saw the trailer months ago, but I am surprised it has a flawless record on RT thus far...
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« Reply #5 on: September 27, 2012, 09:09:00 am »
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OK, I just watched this movie (it's already out here in Oz).  Even though the time travel logic doesn't actually work, it was still quite fun.  But it didn't really live up to the high expectations I got from seeing those reviews.  I kept expecting there to be some mind-bending twist in the third act, but it never came.  So my advice is to not let the reviews get your expectations too high before going in.
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« Reply #6 on: September 28, 2012, 09:37:05 pm »
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I saw it tonight. (Fun fact: Joseph Gordon Levitt stars in each of the last four movies I've seen in theaters.) More or less agree with Morden's review - enjoyable, although the third act left me wanting something more. One reviewer called it "the best science fiction movie since Moon" - hard to think of a reason to disagree.
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