Any new film from William Friedkin is worth your time, and with Killer Joe he has delivered a delicious slice of Southern Fried thriller featuring a standout performance from Matthew McConaughey, ably supported by Emile Hirsch and Juno Temple.
Tracy Letts adapted her own novel for the screenplay and Friedkin returns to the shadows of America with a sharp eye, captured beautifully by Caleb Deschanel’s gritty cinematography. The film is out on DVD and Blu-ray next week so in order that your appetite feels thoroughly whet we’ve got an exclusive clip to share with you, featuring Juno Temple spinning yarns with Killer Joe himself.
- Jon Lyus
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