Not as advertised, but still pretty good as a character study

By scottwoods
Written May 03, 2016
The trailer for this film makes it look like a free-for-all meltdown of criminal missteps that Brad Pitt comes in to clean-up with very large guns. In reality, this is a talking head movie that has what little action there is capsulized in brief, hyper-violent nuggets compressed between LONG stints of getting to know our notably-predictable rogues gallery, warts and all. It’s the longest (and driest) episode of The Sopranos ever. Fortunately, I generally like talkey films (it’s what I’ve come to appreciate in this era in lieu of actual storytelling). The film also rises above its stereotypes with great acting and a narrative that symbolically ties the capitalism and corporatization that runs - and ruins - our country into the actions of gangsters. This was all pretty cool. Well, until the hammer-driven sermon of the last five minutes. That was just preachy. All in all, a decent start
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WORST MOVIE EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

By beth1307
Written May 05, 2015
I've never been more tempted to get up and leave a theater than I was during this waste of my life!! Had I not been the kind of person that puts WAY to a high a value on the $18.00 I had just spent to see this movie, I would have left, gone home and shoveled dog crap from my yard and most certainly had more fun than sitting through this HORRIBLE movie. It was nothing but stupid conversations and greasy people - literally un-bathed, greasy people. I can't think of a worse movie I've seen in the last two years.... maybe No Country for Old Men (if that's what it was called?) - there's really no comparison to how horrible this was.
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How ironic the title is reflective of how I felt watching it

By drjg
Written May 27, 2016
Sorry but to all writers out there how about providing some depth to your scripts rather than every other word being the F word. This movie was awful. Pitt was subpar gandolfini's character was pointless just like the movie. Save your money
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A Horrible Movie

By BLM1228
Written July 28, 2016
I am an avid movie - goer . I see a movie on average once or twice a week. Killing them softly is one of the worse movies I have seen in years. Please don't waste your time and money going to see it. I wish I had skipped it. Brad Pitt should be ashamed !!!!!
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second worst movie of my life of 50 plus years

By jalford999
Written June 27, 2016
Walked out after 30 minutes. I see most movies when they first come out. I must admit that most animations are much better than this movie. Wasted $7 but the popcorn was good.
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