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Killing Them Softly


just saw this yesterday and I was really excited to see it

I was surprised at how much dialogue this movie has. It was not what I expected.

Not as much of a "thriller" as I thought it would be. I did enjoy it, but I felt a little cheated. Gandolfini has like 2 scenes, but it seems like it takes up 1/4 of the movie with his dialogue.

6/10 imo







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Jwodie
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I haven't been hearing good things about it but I still want to see it...





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RebelTiger1848
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I heard mixed reviews about this movie, but I still want to see how it is.





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Pilot Tiger
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it's def good enough for a watch

and it's not a laborious watch






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HeadChange
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So I'll just wait for the DVD then





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L.A.
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Saw it last week. I was mildly disappointed. And I hated the ending.





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sonusfaber
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quote:

I was mildly disappointed. And I hated the endin


+1

Saw it tonight. The acting was fantastic, but the movie wasn't cohesive. It was like a bunch of vignettes stapled together.


And the story takes place over a couple of days, not what I was expecting.






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Pilot Tiger
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quote:

the movie wasn't cohesive. It was like a bunch of vignettes stapled together.
good way of putting it

Gandolfini just pissed me off and really didn't serve a purpose.

and, I suppose it was deliberate, but I didnt root for any of the characters to live. I just wanted Brad Pitt to put a bullet in each person's head. I felt like had they made the targets a little more likable, that it would present the audience with a bit of a moral dilemma, but noooo. I wanted everyone fricking whacked






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Tiger Ryno
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Looks terrible. Have zero interest in watching this. Ever





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Fat Man
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6/10 imo

This.






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biglego
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It wasn't terrible at all but a bit disjointed.







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The first 1/3 is really entertaining. Lots of humor but not goofy. Then Pitt shows up and in the second 1/3 most of the humor yields to Gandolfini's sad sack life stories which drag. The movie hits a lull. theres a lot of dialogue there which paints Ganolfini as a loser alcoholic. We are told he goes to prison but we don't see it. After eating screen time he simply vanishes. The last 1/3 is more straightforward violence and Pitt being the cool guy who ties up lose ends and gives a forced spiel about capitalism and then the movie just ends with no satisfying conclusion.

To be fair the plot is so simple that there really isn't much room for a conclusion.






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rockchlkjayhku11
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came in for dave chappelle discussion. disappointed.





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TFTC
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I went to see this yesterday, with not much knowledge of what it was about... i was pleasantly surprised, i really enjoyed it... I enjoyed the dialogue and a lot of the effects he used shooting it...

I would agree the political angle was a little heavy handed but didnt detract from my enjoyment...

Damn, Johnny Sac has put on some weight, too...






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Escobar600
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just saw this off Redbox. Solid flick, not great. Good cast. Worth a watch if you enjoy crime movies.





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elprez00
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quote:

Killing Them Softly

Clicked expecting to see this:






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