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Old April 14 2012, 10:18 PM   #24
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Re: time travel movie "Looper" from Dir. Rian Johnson

Hyperspace05 wrote: View Post
I'm looking forward to the film, but I'm hoping there is a LOT more to the film, because the central premise being about the future mob sending people back 30 years just to be executed looks STUPID BEYOND BELIEF if one spends a minute looking at the implications.

Is sending people 30 years in the past is really the best way for the mob (looking like the peoples liberation front of Judea) :-) to whack someone? How can they be sure? Why not A) kill them right there in the future to be sure or at least B) kill them before sending them back, if disposal of the body if the major concern. Still, using time travel for disposal... Is that the best use of the tech - really???
Yeah, that's something I can't grok either. If the Mob has time travel, surely they'd be better off using it to go back and change history for their benefit? Even if it's not "really" possible to change history, you know they'd still try. You cannot have time travel and NOT try.
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