Movie Review: “Killing Them Softly” Is Hard To Take


In Andrew Dominik’s “Killing Them Softly,” an unrelentingly violent meditation on the world of contract killers, French art house meets Quentin Tarantino with a delirious swirl of über naturalism. Almost every assassination is accompanied by the sound of shattering bone. Then the camera switches to the morgue, where an ID tag is tied to the victim’s toe.