William Friedkin's Most Disturbing Film

The filmmaker on 'Killer Joe' and what's wrong with Hollywood

Facing such Orwellian business in Hollywood, it's no wonder Friedkin has struck out on his own. "The films that we made in the '70s were for me," he says. "Today, I'm at odds with the zeitgeist—very much at odds with it."

Paul Newman wants his face back
Paul Newman wants his face back
Put down the bongos and weed, sonny!
Put down the bongos and weed, sonny!


Killer Joe was directed by William Friedkin; written by Tracy Letts; and stars Matthew McConaughey, Emile Hirsch, Thomas Haden Church and Gina Gershon. Rated NC-17. Click here for show times and theaters.

This article appeared in print as "Killer Bill: William Friedkin tells us about Killer Joe and what's wrong with Hollywood."

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An interview with William Friedkin is all well and good but I thought this was to be a review of the flm Killer Joe.  After reading this article in the Weekly's print version I know next to nothing about the plot, the characters and whether it's worth my spending 10 bucks to see it - or wait for it to show up in the RedBox/elsewhere. 


 If you're going to do a story about a film and put it in the review section, THEN DO A  FRICKIN' REVIEW!.  


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