Posts tagged #Dr Who

!!! Tell Me Doctor, Where Are We Going This Time? (Bruce Willis is Marty McFly) !!!

Looper, I Don't Even Know Her!?!

Time travel is a tricky concept to grasp. There are scientists that have theorized about the possibility of moving through space and time for many years. From Einstein to Carl Sagen all the way through to Stephen Hawking, some of the most respected men in the field of science have discussed the likelihood of actually traveling forward or backward in time. We may never see science and technology catch up to the theories, but that hasn't stopped Hollywood from mining time travel as a heavily used plot device. James Cameron used it to bring robots from the future back to kill the leader (and his mother) of the resistance opposing said robots. Robert Zemeckis sent Marty McFly back to 1955, then forward to the future, then back to the old west (I still don't know how they keep that movie series straight). Doctor Who does it consistently week in week out on TV. Everywhere you turn someone on some show or movie is traveling to and fro through the Time Stream (yes, I love DC comics and their crazy time and space hopping).

Apparently, Hollywood is not through sending people hurtling through the time vortex. Check out the trailer for the new Bruce Willis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt starring action movie called "Looper". This is one seriously crazy concept they got going on here. The story goes that, in the future, time travel is possible, but, because of the unpredictability of the act of time hopping, it has been outlawed. It is only available on the black market and used by criminals and the like. The mob has found that if they want someone dead they send them back in time to a hit man, who gets paid for the act. This is an effective way to avoid the unpleasant and potentially incriminating disposal of a body. Who's going to look in the past for a guy that's missing in the future? Pretty Smart, Huh. Well Gordon-Levitt is the hit man tasked with killing these people and one day they send someone that he didn't expect. They send the older version of Joey's character (played by Bruce Willis) back in time so he can kill himself. Let's forget about creating a time paradox and just check out the awesomeness that takes place in this trailer. Plus, it's got Bruce Willis, and I know some people (mostly a certain woman) who will drool their heads off at seeing this 57 year old man push his walker around a movie screen for a couple of hours. Well, take a gander and let us know what you think. I'll Be Back!!!

Todd "1.21 Gigawatt" B.

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