I’m divided on “Killing Them Softly” a film by Director Andrew Dominik – the director of a previous critically acclaimed film that the general U.S. audience did not appreciate, The Assassination of Jesse James... Killing Them Softly on the surface is enjoyable and entertaining. It has moments of awkward and shockingly funny humor about sex with animals, men and women; comments about treating the mobster world as a corporation; and comments that tie the current political landscape with the gangster world. read more

  • Cannes Review: Brilliant & Angry 'Killing Them Softly' Is The Anti-Thriller For Our Times
    And that section of the speech opens Andrew Dominik's seething "Killing Them Softly," as he cuts the audio between white noise and the silent black title screen, signifying the blind emptiness of Obama's statement and the thematic current he'll be taking ...
    05/21/2015 - 11:09 pm | View Link
  • Tender drama and wild inventiveness at the Cannes Film Festival
    The Grand Prix, or second place, went to Reality, a thematically bold but only fitfully amusing satire by Italy's Matteo Garrone (Gomorrah), about a middle-aged husband and father who becomes obsessed with joining the new cast of the Italian Big Brother.
    05/30/2012 - 12:03 pm | View Link
  • The 2012 Cannes Film Festival: A Recap
    (Sony Classics will distribute in the U.S.) Grade: B “Killing Them Softly,” starring Brad Pitt as an underworld ... s ever obsessed over the subtext of a beloved movie will find it amusing. (IFC will distribute in the U.S.) Grade: C+ “The Sapphires ...
    05/30/2012 - 8:56 am | View Link
  • Cannes Film Festival 2012: Stalled in the past, with few surprises
    As group portraits of men of action — and they are men, with women being either thoroughly useless or literally absent in both films — “Lawless” and “Killing Them Softly” seemed ... With this mesmerizing, amusing, maddeningly opaque dreamscape ...
    05/24/2012 - 8:55 pm | View Link
  • Cannes 2012: Making a killing on the Côte d'Azur
    Jackie's desire to kill his victims “softly, from a distance ... dipping their bread into some top-class, often highly amusing dialogue. Violence is kept to a minimum, though when it comes it’s pretty graphic. My only quibble is a certain déjà ...
    05/23/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • More
  • Prabhakaran: Powerful symbol of Tamil armed struggle ...
    by D.B.S. Jeyaraj. The evolution and growth of the armed struggle for the goal of Tamil Eelam saw many Tamil militant groups emerge across the politico-military ...
    11/24/2015 - 7:41 pm | View Website
  • Hollywood Reporter
    Read about the latest in Hollywood and entertainment news from The Hollywood Reporter, your source for detailed movie reviews, celebrity styles, and industry blogs.
    11/24/2015 - 4:56 pm | View Website
  • Film Reviews Archive
    Pajiba: Sweetened by Mock, Lightened by Droll ... Here's an alphabetical listing of all our Film Reviews: 'A Little Chaos' Review: Alan Rickman And Kate Winslet ...
    11/24/2015 - 3:23 pm | View Website
  • Archives
    Mailing Address CounterPunch PO Box 228 Petrolia, CA 95558 Telephone 1(707) 629-3683 or 1(800) 840-3683
    11/24/2015 - 8:57 am | View Website
  • Killer Joe (2011)
    Directed by William Friedkin. With Matthew McConaughey, Emile Hirsch, Juno Temple, Thomas Haden Church. When a debt puts a young man's life in danger, he turns to ...
    11/24/2015 - 2:44 am | View Website
  • More
Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Movies News