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'Killer Joe' -- 2 1/2 stars
NC-17; 1:42 running time
"Killer Joe" is set deep in trailer-park territory. Chris Smith (Emile Hirsch), a would-be drug dealer whose cocaine stash was stolen by his mother, shows up one rainy night at the rundown mobile home in where his father, Ansel (Thomas Church Haden), a dim-bulb auto mechanic, lives with his trampy second wife (Gina Gershon) and virginal teenage daughter (Juno Temple). Chris proposes that he and Ansel hire Killer Joe to do away with Ansel's first wife and split her insurance money.
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August 2, 2012