Brad Pitt's current movie, "Killing Them Softly," probably wouldn't exist if not for Pitt.
Brad Pitt plays a hit man operating in a shabby underworld of image-conscious gangsters in "Killing Them Softly."
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The face is hardly wrinkled and the long blond locks appear unchanged, but Brad Pitt, who will turn 49 in December and who stars in "Killing Them Softly," out Friday, is increasingly preoccupied with the passage of time and the thought that his rarefied place in movies is fleeting. Pitt says he's now working as if an expiration date lurks. "I'm definitely past halfway," Pitt says. "I think about it very much as a father."