• Unlike some of the time-travel movies I love, like 'Primer' or '12 Monkeys,' 'Looper' is not about time travel. It's about this situation that time travel creates and the people dealing with that situation. So narratively, the big challenge was to have time travel get out of the way.

    "Rian Johnson on his sci-fi film 'Looper'" by Michael Ordoña, September 24, 2012.