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April 10, 2013
Horrible movie, would not recommend watching.
April 06, 2013
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas was at least colorful... This is not long... only drawn out. Wow... these conversations could take place on public toilets that have not stalls....
April 01, 2013
The only reason I can imagine that Brad Pitt did this movie is because they let him direct it. It is simply awful! Don't waste your time.
March 31, 2013
Worst movie we've ever seen. The writing is terrible. There are 5 minute conversations about whether the waiter brought the right drink or not. Viewers don't want to watch long boring conversations that they wouldn't put up with in real life, much less put up with in a move they paid good money to have entertain them. Don'******* this movie. It is a waste of 97 minutes of your life. This
January 31, 2013
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The film's cynicism, like everything else, is nothing more than empty posturing, a fashionable pose adopted to ingratiate itself with a disenfranchised public. Full Review
The New York Times
In spite of the golden presence of Brad Pitt as the killer, a level-headed professional named Jackie Cogan, the movie has an agreeably scuzzy, small-time feeling. Full Review
Killing Them Softly possesses a modicum of swagger and style, even as it perpetuates some of the crime genre's more tedious cliches, from slow-motion savagery to facile cynicism. Full Review
Los Angeles Times
The writer-director becomes so intent on hammering home the parallels between economic decay, political disappointments and petty criminals, there is nothing soft, or subtle, about it. He should trust his audience more. Full Review
There's nothing touchy-feely about Killing Them Softly, a stylish thriller worth seeing -- despite its relentless violence -- for its sharp dialogue, mesmerizing photography and gritty performances. Full Review