Killer Joe News

6

Specialty Box Office: 'New York' and 'Red Hook' Lead Debuts; 'Sparks' Stumbles In Expansion

fb.indiewire.com – Two very different films set in New York -- Julie Delpy's "2 Days in New York" and Spike Lee's "Red Hook Summer" -- led the limited debuts this weekend, each finding averages just north of $10,000. 6 years 9 weeks ago via theothersenhman
6

Specialty Box Office: 'Joe' and 'Ruby' Lead Debuts; 'Beasts' Crosses $4 Million

fb.indiewire.com – A diverse quartet of new indie releases made their way to theaters this weekend -- Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris's "Ruby Sparks," William Friedkin's "Killer Joe" and Sundance docs "Searching For Sugar Man" and "Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry." All posted respectable numbers alongside a slew of holdovers that continued to post strong numbers, most notably "Beasts of the Southern Wild," which expanded beyond 200 screens and crossed the $4 million mark.

6 years 11 weeks ago via theothersenhman
6

Exclusive: William Friedkin Talks Making 'Killer Joe,' The Problem With Exorcism Movies, 'Sorcerer' & Much More

William Friedkin
fb.indiewire.com – Deep fried, dangerous, obscene, hilarious and hugely entertaining, while not for the faint of heart, William Friedkin's "Killer Joe" proves the director hasn't lost the energetic spirt that put him on the map in the 1970s with films like "The French Connection" and "The Exorcist." And indeed, it might be his most controversial film since that latter pic. 6 years 12 weeks ago via theothersenhman
6

Killer Joe Trailer: NC-17 Thriller Gets Green-Band Treatment

Killer Joe
movieline.com – The William Friedkin-directed, Matthew McConaughey-starring, hit-man-in-the-heart-of-Texas thriller Killer Joe has already enjoyed its share of festival notoriety for the sexualized violence that earned the film an NC-17 rating. Now comes a trailer that sanitizes for mainstream audiences what Friedkin and Co. won't. Emile Hirsch, Thomas Haden Church, Juno Temple and Gina Gershon co-star in the tale of a young man who attempts to settle a debt by getting a cop moonlighting as a hit man (McConaughey) to off his mother for the insurance money. 6 years 23 weeks ago via brucelee

Killer Joe

Posted May 7th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

When 22-year-old drug dealer Chris (Emile Hirsch) has his stash stolen by his mother, he has to come up with six thousand dollars quick or he's dead. Desperate, he turns to "Killer Joe" (Matthew McConaughey) when he finds out that his mother's life insurance policy is worth $50,000.

6

LD Entertainment to Release 'Killer Joe' with NC-17 Rating

thewrap.com – LD Entertainment will release William Friedkin’s “Killer Joe” with an NC-17 rating, opting not to change its ending to placate the MPAA. 6 years 23 weeks ago via brucelee
6

MPAA Upholds NC-17 Rating For 'Killer Joe'

Killer Joe
deadline.com – ‘Killer Joe’ Gets NC-17; Planning To Appeal Rating LOS ANGELES — The Classification and Rating Appeals Board today upheld the NC-17 rating given to the movie Killer Joe. The Classification and Rating Administration (CARA) had assigned the movie the NC-17 rating for “graphic aberrant content involving violence and sexuality, and a scene of brutality.” In the appeal brought by LD Entertainment, the Appeals Board heard statements on behalf of Killer Joe from David Dinerstein, President of LD Entertainment, and Tracy Letts, Pulitzer Prizewinner, Playwright and Screenwriter. 6 years 31 weeks ago via jetli
6

SXSW Adds '21 Jump Street,' 'Do-Deca-Pentathalon,' 'Killer Joe,' 'Casa De Mi Padre' & More To Lineup

fb.indiewire.com – Don't unpack that bag from Sundance too fast. SXSW in Austin, Texas is just around the corner and it has two things over Park City: spring heat and BBQ. With the film festival just over a month away, organizers have dropped their features lineup, and there will be some nice surprises for those making the trek.

6 years 37 weeks ago via donnieyen
6

The Poster for 'Killer Joe'

comingsoon.net – ComingSoon.net has your exclusive first look at the poster for Killer Joe , starring Matthew McConaughey ( The Lincoln Lawyer ) and Emile Hirsch ( Into the Wild ) with a supporting cast including Juno Temple (upcoming The Dark Knight Rises , Dirty Girl ), Thomas Haden Church ( Sideways ) and Gina Gershon ( Bound ). 7 years 7 weeks ago via theothersenhman
Subscribe to this RSS topic: Syndicate content

Killer Joe

Killer Joe
When 22-year-old drug dealer Chris (Emile Hirsch) has his stash stolen by his mother, he has to come up with six thousand dollars quick or he's dead. Desperate, he turns to "Killer Joe" (Matthew McConaughey) when he finds out that his mother's life insurance policy is worth $50,000. Although Joe...
William Friedkin
NC-17
103mins
July 27, 2012
Distribution