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Episode #28: Killing Them Softly (Part 2)

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Description: Are you a movie addict? Do you get the shakes if you're not at the theater every weekend? Does your spirit long for cinematic enlightenment? If so, don't worry. We're here to help you get your fix.

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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

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