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William Friedkin United States, 2011

Richmond Hill's rating of the film Killer Joe

Another navigation through broken glass with Freidkin still flexing his slide-rule, edging away with jump cuts amid moral turpitude, but it’s not a refinement of his style. I guess you could say it’s a dark play on bad decisions and retribution, but it’s too brutal to be entertaining and having no moral centre, resembles the proverbial sledge hammer cracking nuts because it can.