Box-Office Grosses Aren't Sports Scores. Who Cares If Looper Flops This …

Last year, around this time, I started seeing a ton of ads on Fox NFL games for the movie Drive. I'd seen the movie early and thought it was terrific, but I couldn't help but notice how ill-fitting the promotions for the movie were juxtaposed against Pitbull's Dr. Pepper ads and Terry Bradshaw doing his Cajun minstrel… » 9/28/12 6:15pm 9/28/12 6:15pm

Bruce Willis And Time Travel, Both More Alive Than Ever. Looper,

1. Looper is essentially two different movies spliced together at the midway point, but that's OK, because: a) the movies are thematically connected, with the second building off the windup of the first; and b) they're both excellent. The first half is a dark, thrilling time-travel mind-twister that leads into the… » 9/25/12 6:10pm 9/25/12 6:10pm