Why Joseph Gordon-Levitt has the crappiest gun in Looper

Rian Johnson's Looper doesn't just have a clever use of time travel — it also has a complicated gangster society, with its own futuristic terminology. Including the movie's title — Joseph Gordon-Levitt's character is a "looper," which means he's the lowest of the low, when it comes to these future gangsters. » 7/25/12 3:44pm 7/25/12 3:44pm

Looper promises Terminator-style time travel with a crime movie twist

Writer-director Rian Johnson gave San Diego Comic-Con an extended peek at his new film Looper, in which Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays a hit man who has to kill his future self, played by Bruce Willis. But Willis isn't just out to save his neck — he wants to save the future from his past. Minor spoilers ahead. » 7/14/12 11:00am 7/14/12 11:00am

Ewan McGregor attempts a crime against nature, in the first Salmon…

Paul Torday's Salmon Fishing in the Yemen was one of our favorite examples of a book that's secretly science fiction — about a fisheries scientist who undertakes the mad, ambitious project of introducing salmon to the Yemen. Including all of the bioengineering (and regular engineering) that goes into that. » 12/16/11 2:30pm 12/16/11 2:30pm

Gnomeo and Juliet is your new Saturday-morning hangover movie

Need to amuse the kiddies while you recover from your Friday-night excesses? Gnomeo and Juliet is a remarkably pleasant film to watch with a hangover, featuring tons of Shakespearean in-jokes, garden gnome slapstick and Elton John cameos. It's the sort of film that's funny when you're barely awake, and it won't make… » 2/11/11 9:00am 2/11/11 9:00am

We'll have to wait even longer to see Matt Damon's Philip K. Dick movie

We loved the paranoid trailer for The Adjustment Bureau, the Matt Damon-starring film based on Philip K. Dick's story. So it's too bad that it's delayed again. This time, it's been pushed from this September to March 4, 2011. [Deadline] » 7/08/10 8:00am 7/08/10 8:00am