Film & TV

Joseph Gordon-Levitt on Looper's Violence, Morality, and Mind-Melding With Bruce Willis

He garnered national attention at a young age playing an alien posing as teen in 3rd Rock from the Sun and infiltrated the human subconscious as a dream architect in Inception. Joseph Gordon-Levitt is no stranger to science fiction, and he's put on one of his most interesting performances to date in Rian Johnson's latest film, Looper.

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- Rian Johnson Returns With Looper, a Modern Sci-Fi Classic

Set in 2042, the film takes place in a world where time travel exists and it's under the control of the mob. Gordon-Levitt plays Joe, a "looper," or a hit-man who kills people sent back in time when the mob wants to get rid of a person before he becomes a problem.

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