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Ray Liotta on the art of the Hollywood smack-down

Ray Liotta on the art of the Hollywood smack-down

Hollwood mob star  Ray Liotta is no stranger to the gangster genre. After all, one of his breakout roles was as Henry Hill in Martin Scorsese’s 1990 mob classic “Goodfellas.”

 Now, he’s returning to the crime world with “Killing Them Softly,” which stars Brad Pitt and opens in U.S. theaters today. Based on George V. Higgins’ 1974 novel “Cogan’s Trade,” Pitt plays the lead role of Jackie Cogan, a hitman who gets hired by the mob to find out what happened during the robbery of a mob-protected poker game. Liotta plays the organizer behind the botched card game  Read Rest and  WatchVideo  on  CBS News