27 December 2012 3:00 PM, PST | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

DVD Obscura digs past the more high-profile new releases to find the best indie, retrospective and TV titles freshly available this month. New: Another “Killer” McConaughey Performance While Matthew McConaughey has rightly received year-end plaudits for his performances in Magic Mike and Bernie, perhaps his most stellar turn this year was in the shocking Killer Joe (now available; Lionsgate Home Entertainment). Reuniting director William Friedkin and writer Tracy Letts after their dynamic collaboration on Bug, this new film stars McConaughey as a Dallas lawman who moonlights as a hired killer. While it doesn’t always transcend its stage roots, Killer Joe features indelible performances by both McConaughey and Gina Gershon (as one member of a trailer-trash...

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