In spirit of "Killing Them Softly" opening this week, we look back on our favorite film assassins.
Killing Them Softly
Andrew Dominik’s last movie, 2007’s “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford,” was an elegiac deconstruction of the Western. His latest, “Killing Them Softly,” takes the same approach to the gangster film. There’s violence aplenty, but once again Dominik is fascinated by something far ...