Killer Joe ★★★★

Killer Joe Cooper: "That poor, miserable bastard set his own genitals on fire just to teach his girlfriend a lesson. I guess he showed her. I wonder if she ever got over it."
Dottie Smith: "Was he all right?"
Killer Joe Cooper: "No. No, he was not all right. He set his genitals on fire."

Matthew McConnaghey is absolutely fucking superb in this. He elevates this to the pretty high rating I'm giving it here with his fantastic job as Killer Joe. At turns suave, charming, brutal, psychotic and always believable. This is one of those films I'm definitely going to have to watch more than once to truly appreciate.

Those last 20 or so minutes... What the fuck did I watch and why did I enjoy it so much?!

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