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Review: Killing Them Softly love-hates America

4:53 PM 12/4/2012 by Sara Vizcarrondo
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We’re nearing the 2008 Election and starving crook Frankie (Scoot McNairy) just gave up his working class aspirations and returned to the Dry Cleaner with “all the angles.” There he learns about a card game they can heist while someone else takes the fall. Bigger than honor among thieves is justice among criminals, and in this Boston equivalent (the film was actually shot in New Orleans) Dillon (Sam Shepard) is the name spoken in hushed tones.

Weekend Box Office Report: Holdover Films: 1, New Releases: 0

3:13 PM 12/2/2012 by Logan Falk
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Last week’s new releases were met with a mixed bag of weekend numbers—the standout releases, Killing Them Softly and The Collection, made opening-weekend profits that were lower and higher than their estimates, respectively.
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'Twilight' retains top spot with $17 mil; holdovers 'Skyfall,' 'Lincoln' round out top three

variety.com – In its third frame with $17.4 million, Summit's "Twilight" finale, "Breaking Dawn -- Part 2," eked out a narrow victory over Sony-MGM's "Skyfall," which grossed an estimated $17 million in its fourth domestic outing. "Part 2" has cumed $254.6 million domestically and counting; "Skyfall" reached $246 million Stateside. The post-Thanksgiving frame usually is one of the slowest moviegoing weekends of the year, though with totals at north of $110 million, this weekend doesn't even rank in the top five slowest frames of 2012. 7 years 1 week ago via brucelee

"Killing Them Softly" Scored An "F" from Cinemascore and Bombed at the Box Office

6:42 PM 12/1/2012 by Senh Duong
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I saw “Killing Them Softly” with Popcorn at the Cannes Film Festival in May. I liked it. The exchanges between the mobsters were funny and the story, compared to some of the other films in the Cannes line-up, was pretty straightforward. Popcorn’s reaction was mixed.
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Brad Pitt's 'Killing Them Softly' Dies As Twilight Saga, James Bond, And Steven Spielberg Dominate Again

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deadline.com – FRIDAY PM/SATURDAY AM: No change in the three top movies at the domestic box office: Summit Entertainment’s Twilight Saga finale Breaking Dawn Part 2 is #1 for the third weekend in a row, the Eon Productions/MGM/Sony Pictures’ James Bond actioner Skyfall is a close #2, and Steven Spielberg’s Oscar buzzed Lincolnfrom DreamWorks/Fox/Disney is #3.

7 years 1 week ago via brucelee

New in Theaters: 'Killing Them Softly,' 'The Collection'

7:44 AM 11/30/2012 by Logan Falk
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This week will see an onslaught of gory new releases, from revenge films with deeper meanings to indie horror films; while there’s little in the way of universally-appealing releases this week, there's plenty to do for moviegoers with a very strong stomach.
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Critics Consensus: Killing Them Softly Is Certified Fresh

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rottentomatoes.com – This week at the movies, we've got an efficient enforcer (Killing Them Softly, starring Brad Pitt and Richard Jenkins) and a methodical madman (The Collection starring Emma Fitzpatrick and Josh Stewart). What do the critics have to say? 7 years 1 week ago via jetli
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Exclusive: Three More Stylish New 'Killing Them Softly' Posters

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fandango.com – Earlier this week, The Weinstein Company premiered three stylish new posters for Killing Them Softly. The Andrew Dominick adaptation of George Higgins' crime novel Cogan's Trade is set to arrive in theaters on November 30th. Today, we're happy to reveal three more new posters, including a couple by Mondo. The film stars Brad Pitt as a mob enforcer who arrives in Boston, tasked with taking out a couple of small-time hoods who robbed a poker game. 7 years 10 weeks ago via jetli
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New Posters For 'Zero Dark Thirty' & 'Killing Them Softly'

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fb.indiewire.com – After a first poster that didn't even show the title, Universal has realized that people need to the know the name of a movie if they are going to buy tickets and so they have dropped a rather plain poster for "Zero Dark Thirty." As you know, this one is Kathryn Bigelow's semi-controversial take on the hunt and killing of terrorist leader Osama Bin Laden, and it has already drawn the scrutiny of political types hoping to expose the movie as Obama propaganda. 7 years 10 weeks ago via jetli
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Adapted from George V. Higgins novel and set in New Orleans, Killing Them Softly follows professional enforcer, Jackie Cogan (Pitt), who investigates a heist that occurs during a high stakes, mob-protected, poker game. The film also features Scoot McNairy (Monsters), Ben Mendelsohn (Animal Kingdom...
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November 30, 2012
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