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smndvdcl's rating of the film The Killer Inside Me

Shock for shock's sake or a purposeful analysis of dysfunctional masculinity? It's hard to tell whether Winterbottom revels in the sadism of a corrupt cop protagonist or whether this acts as a cautionary tale. That may be the point - to discomfort the spectator in not knowing the intentions of the director. Whilst most films pull away from the voyeurism of domestic violence, this film keeps the camera on the crime.