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Looper: Time Travel, Action, and Philosophy

July 26, 2023
00:00 46:00
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In this episode of Beyond the Big Screen, Erik of the Reconsider Podcast ( and Steve dive deep into the mind-bending world of the 2012 science fiction film "Looper." Directed by Rian Johnson, the movie takes us on a thrilling journey into a dystopian future where time travel is a reality. We explore the intricate plot, captivating performances, and thought-provoking themes that make "Looper" a standout in the genre. From the morally ambiguous characters to the mind-bending time paradoxes, we dissect the film's twists and turns, offering our insights and interpretations along the way. Join us as we unravel the mysteries of "Looper" and discuss its impact on the sci-fi genre.

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Steve Guerra is a historian and podcaster who hosts three different shows. He started with the History of the Papacy Podcast in 2013. In 2017, Steve began Beyond the Big Screen, a podcast that delves into the fascinating stories behind films through lively interviews. His newest show, Organized Crime and Punishment, takes a deep dive into the roots, evolution, and impact of organized crime across different cultures and countries.
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