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Killing Them Softly Review

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“I like to kill them softly, from a distance. Not close enough for feelings”

Andrew Dominik’s third feature film Killing Them Softly is a loose adaptation of George V Higgins’ 1974 novel Cogan’s Trade and follows enforcer Jackie Cogan who is hired to restore order after a robbery at a mob-protected card game causes the local criminal economy to collapse. For his neo-noir crime thriller Dominik reunites with Brad Pitt and frees himself from the shackles of popular cinema convention to deliver a visceral piece of Americana.

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Grounded Review

Its up to you on this one.

Kevin Margo’s debut short film Grounded follows an astronaut whose journey through space and life ends on an exosolar planet. Locked within an infinity loop the character experiences several outcomes, which provides the platform for Margo to present an amalgam of themes.

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