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Killer Joe
7.6 out of 10

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Killer Joe (2011)

blu-ray.com
24 December 2012
  • Conclusion: Friedkin's assertion in his commentary track that he doesn't judge these misfit characters may be at least slightly undercut by the branding of the trailer on this Blu-ray as "White Trash", and the fact is that most viewers are going to judge these characters without apology.
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Overall 8
8.0

Killer Joe

High-Def Digest
17 December 2012
  • Conclusion: As Friedkin mentions in the featurette, SXSW intro and the commentary, the intent of the film is elicit a strong response from the audience. He mentions that though he is not concerned which side of the fence the audience lands, he is concerned with the viewers experiencing some kind of emotional...
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Movie overall 8
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Audio 9
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Extras 7
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KILLER JOE - Blu-ray review

moviemet.com
20 November 2012
  • Summary: "Killer Joe" is a dark yet funny film about reaping what you sow from a director that has the ability to unnerve you in the classiest possibly ways.
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Overall 3
3.0

Killer Joe Movie Review

BigPictureBigSound
27 July 2012
  • Summary: The characters, the situations - and director William Friedkin - are all desperate.
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Overall 8
8.2

Killer Joe

AV Club
26 July 2012
  • Excerpt: Matthew McConaughey is this generation’s Robert Mitchum. This isn’t to say that the prime years McConaughey squandered shirtless in dire romantic comedies put him on equal footing with the iconic star of The Night Of The Hunter and Out Of The Past .
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Overall 7
7.0

Killer Joe

The Digital Fix
6 July 2012
  • Excerpt: Texas. Chris (Emile Hirsch) owes a lot of money to a local gangster. Staying with his father Ansel (Thomas Haden Church), stepmother Sharla (Gina Gershon) and younger sister Dottie (Juno Temple), he and Ansel hatch a plan.
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Overall 7
7.0
Content 8
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Killer Joe

DVD Talk
11 March 2012
  • Excerpt: The opening titles are simple but accurate: "William Friedkin's Film of Tracy Letts' Killer Joe ." And make no mistake--William Friedkin has made a film of it, but this is undeniably "Tracy Letts' Killer Joe .
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Review: ‘Killer Joe’

Variety
8 September 2011
  • Summary: The family that slays together pays together in "Killer Joe," a nasty little Texas noir that transfers Tracy Letts' 1993 play from page to screen with generally gripping results before devolving into an over-the-top splatterfest.
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Overall 6
6.0

Killer Joe

Empire Online
17 February 2013
  • Conclusion: Family dysfunction to make Jeremy Kyle blush, but thanks to McConaughey’s oily power and Friedkin’s unflinching purpose it’s a compelling beast.
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Overall 8
8.0

Killer Joe

Flicks
7 November 2012
  • Summary: Killer Joe is a superbly written, well-acted redneck thriller that’s quite obvious about its stage-play roots. While the build-up is entertaining, it’s the third act goes completely bonkers.
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