Killer Joe (movie)

A twisted family reunion in 'August: Osage County'

A twisted family reunion in 'August: Osage County'

August: Osage County

Starz/Anchor Bay, $29.98; Blu-ray, $39.99

Available on VOD beginning April 8

Tracy Letts has now had three of his plays adapted into films. Director William Friedkin made the bizarre "Bug" and "Killer Joe" into something as gritty and exciting as a stage show, but John Wells unkinks Letts' Pulitzer-winning twisted black comedy. The Oscar-nominated Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts have a blast chewing the scenery as a cantankerous mother and daughter who spend an impromptu family reunion snapping at each other and their kin; and the rest of the cast (including Ewan McGregor, Benedict Cumberbatch, Juliette Lewis, Chris Cooper and...

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