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Killing Them Softly

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    10 Undervalued Actors Who Deserve To Get More Work

    This week sees the release of Andrew Dominik's "Killing Them Softly," a gripping little crime movie than threatens to be one of The Playlist's highlights of 2012. And among its many pleasures is the chance to see some character actor favorites like James Gandolfini, Ray Liotta, and newer up-and-come...

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    Review: Brilliant & Angry 'Killing Them Softly' Is The Anti-Thriller For Our Times

    "What is that American promise? It's a promise that says each of us has the freedom to make of our own lives what we will, but that we also have obligations to treat each other with dignity and respect," Barack Obama said at the Democratic National Convention in 2008. And that section ...

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    Watch: Featurette & New Clip From Andrew Dominik's 'Killing Them Softly' Starring Brad Pitt

    Though UK audiences were able to see the film months ago, Andrew Dominik’s third feature, “Killing Them Softly,” is finally landing in North America this Friday (read our review from Cannes here). And the studio has released a short behind-the-scenes video along with a brief clip f...

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    Andrew Dominik Talks The Anger Of 'Killing Them Softly', Downplays The "Mythical" Long Version of 'Jesse James'

    When Australian director Andrew Dominik and ultra-handsome super-star Brad Pitt last teamed up, it was for "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford," a brilliant, elliptical ode to the old west and one of the very best movies of the past decade. Five very long years later, the pai...

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    Watch: Brad Pitt Orders Around James Gandolfini In Clip From 'Killing Them Softly'

    Jackie Cogan needs to hire a couple of guys to take down some low-lives who robbed a high stakes poker game controlled by the mob, but there's a problem. The economy is in the toilet and the squeeze is on, so he's only given the cash to contract one person, and Mickey is the guy for the job. Though ...

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    Marky Did It: Check Out A Bit More Footage In New Trailer For 'Killing Them Softly'

    In Andrew Dominik's "Killing Them Softly," loose lips sink ships, and that's something veteran hitman Jackie Cogan, played by Brad Pitt, understands, though why no one else gets it baffles him. And as this new trailer for the film underlines, boasts can come to haunt you in th...

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    Patriotic, Minimalist & Kubrick-Esque Posters For 'Zero Dark Thirty,' 'Killing Them Softly' & 'Simon Killer'

    Here's some artwork for your afternoon, with three upcoming movies getting some pretty decent one sheet treatment. Read on.....

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    The 10 Best Films To See In November

    If September and October can still be considered the fallow season after blockbusters like "Taken 2" and "Argo," and critically acclaimed films like "The Master," that fallow season is certainly over; the box office saw a huge upswing last weekend with "Wreck-It Ralph" and "Flight," and that's set t...

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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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    3 More Posters For 'Killing Them Softly' Link Violence, Capitalism & America

    Posters, posters, posters, posters, posters and now even more posters. If there has been one distinct thread through The Weinstein Company's marketing campaign for "Killing Them Softly," it has been an array of terrifically stylized one sheets for the movie. But whether that translates into audience...

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