In the new sci-fi thriller, we're introduced to a future where time travel exists, but it's controlled by thugs.
And that's where our trouble starts.
Joseph Gordon Levitt plays Joe, an assassin who lives a charmed life filled with violence, drugs and sex, until he's expected to kill his future self, played by Bruce Willis.
"Looper" is the best mainstream science fiction film since 1998's "Dark City."
It's brually violent and features a complicated, sordid and conflicted anti-hero.