Genre-bending writer-director Rian Johnson. The ever-compelling Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Bruce “Yippee Ki Yay Motherfucker” Willis. If these three elements aren’t enough to make you madly desire to see Looper no questions asked, then—to be frank—you make no sense at all to me.
But let’s say you need more persuading. Let’s say you want some insight into the plot, some justification for modifying the face of Gordon-Levitt, or an explanation of the film’s admittedly less-than-evocative title. Fine. Johnson, Gordon-Levitt and his co-star Emily Blunt sat down to spell it out for you. What is a looper? Check out this featurette—courtesy of Yahoo—for the answer.