Killer Joe - Review

KILLER JOE Matthew McConaughey

Cooped up uneasily in a Texas trailer home strewn with beer cans and lit up by a TV screen glowing 24/7, the whole damn family is mean and screwy as mad dogs in the bloody black comedy/horror show Killer Joe. Years before his 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winning wacky-family drama, August: Osage County, playwright Tracy Letts debuted with this nasty 1993 play. It tells the story of a loser in debt (Emile Hirsch), his sexy-virginal younger sister (Juno Temple), their stupid, spineless father (Thomas Haden Church), his slutty, cheating wife (Gina Gershon), and a sick slickster of an hombre (Matthew McConaughey, in his second riveting performance of the year, following Magic Mike) who supplements his police-detective day job as a killer for hire. Read More...,,20614867,00.html 


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