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    Weekend Preview: Slim Pickings Beyond Andrew Dominik's 'Killing Them Softly' -- Unless You're Into Jean-Claude Van Damme

    This lackluster weekend for movie openings may leave you wanting to catch up on the Thanksgiving releases you missed. That said, Andrew Dominik's "Killing Them Softly," an alternately engrossing and heavy-handed hitman drama starring Brad Pitt, is the strongest of the bunch. Beyond that, the options...

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    HBO is Developing Debt Collector Drama 'Paper' With Brad Pitt's Production Company

    The newest high-end project to land in development at HBO involves Brad Pitt, the New Yorker and award-winning short fiction writer Wells Tower. Variety reports that Pitt's company Plan B is now home to "Paper," an hour-long drama being developed by HBO based on Jake Halpern&...

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    Review Roundup: 'Killing Them Softly' Is Formally Stunning, Well-Acted, and Heavy-Handed

    Down Under director Andrew Dominik's politically pessimistic crime drama "Killing Them Softly" hits theaters this weekend, starring Brad Pitt as a numbed hitman in an atrophied, Recession-roiled America. Critics are of two minds about the film: On the one hand, it shows masterful visua...

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    Watch: A Cold-Blooded Brad Pitt Does Very Bad Things in New 'Killing Them Softly' Trailer (VIDEO)

    Brad Pitt reunites with his director on "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford," Andrew Dominik, for the upcoming crime thriller "Killing Them Softly." If the new trailer is any indication, the film promises to be a heavily stylized riff on a well-worn g...

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    Weekend Recap: First Looks, Reviews, The Painter Behind 'Life of Pi,' Latest Moves from Matthias Schoenaerts, Kristen Stewart, and Richard Gere

    This first look at Richard Ayoade's "The Double" shows Jesse Eisenberg and Noah Taylor in period costume for this adaptation of Dostoevsky's novella about a minor government clerk who becomes aware of a doppelganger, who begins to displace him among his friends and acquaintances. Mia Wasikowska and ...

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    Watch This Clip: Brad Pitt on How to Kill Them Softly

    In this latest clip from "Killing Them Softly," Brad Pitt talks Richard Jenkins through the best way to mentally navigate a hit.  There's also a funny "in this economy" joke and a suggestion to "fly coach."  Andrew Dominik's film also stars James Gando...

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    Watch First Footage of Pitt & Enos in Forster's 'World War Z'

    "World War Z" might eat itself before the zombiepocalypse film arrives in theaters in June 2013. There's been a slew of problems, from reshoots to rewrites and beyond (ThePlaylist recounts Paramount's production woes). With director Marc Forster (whose latest, "Machine Gun Pre...

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    Andrew Dominik's 'Killing Them Softly' Goes for Bloody Minimalism with New Posters

    Check out the new minimalist posters for Andrew Dominik's "Killing Them Softly." Starring Brad Pitt as a cold and compassionless gun-for-hire, the film is a bleak portrait of an atrophying, Recession-roiled America...

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    It's Official: The Posters For 'Killing Them Softly' Are Among the Year's Best

    The Oscar prospects might be low for the latest Brad Pitt vehicle "Killing Them Softly," but that hasn't caused The Weinstein Company to skimp in the promotional department. Earlier this month we ran six of their posters for the thriller in a post subtly titled "Are the 'Killing Them Softly' Posters...

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    Brad Pitt Gets Behind War on Drugs Expose 'The House I Live In' (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

    Eugene Jarecki is a smart cookie; at his first meeting with Brad Pitt and Plan B Productions he recognized a fellow traveler. This wasn't like his other studio meetings. "He's a ridiculously bright and thoughtful guy," he said. "He chooses projects carefully, he talks about rich content: is there me...

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