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Episode #28: Killing Them Softly (Part 2)

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Episode #28: Killing Them Softly (Part 2)

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In this episode, Craig Lindsey analyzes the socio-political subtext of Killing Them Softly with Andrew and Monica. It's a movie about America, but what is it trying to say, exactly? Why cast so many icons of crime cinema? Is Brad Pitt's character the most moral of the bunch? Tune in to find out. SHOW NOTES: 0:22 - Intro and clip 2:39 - A commentary on the recession and American culture 8:41 - The final scene 12:25 - Subverting expectations through casting 18:25 - Killed due to bad PR 19:57 - The cinematography during scenes of violence 23:55 - Cogan's philosophy/morality 32:00 - Final thoughts 34:50 - Show close DON'T FORGET: You can contact the show by emailing cinemafix@filmgeekradio.com. Thanks for listening!