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'Killing Them Softly' involves a lot of blood

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"America's not a country," Brad Pitt's character declares at the end of "Killing Them Softly." "It's just a business." Those lines have a nice ring to them, and they're likely to be heavily quoted in reviews and marketing materials. But they're not nearly as deep as they might sound. And they don't offer a fresh perspective on the United States and the crisis in which it now finds itself....