Killer Joe

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Sun, Sep 7

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Walter Reade Theater

Killer Joe
William Friedkin, 2011
USA | Format: 35mm | 102 minutes

The best Russ Meyer film of the decade—only it’s directed by an 80-year-old William Friedkin, proving the adage “old chickens make good soup.” Gina Gershon, your performance here shocked me raw!

John Waters Presents: “Movies I’m Jealous I Didn’t Make”

Here they are—eight extreme, astoundingly perverse, darkly funny, and, most importantly, supremely surprising films that turn me green with envy. Why oh why can’t I make films like these—ones that jolted me out of all cinematic lethargy? Exploitation, art, horror? There’s no such thing as genre when you’ve slipped to the other side of cinema-sanity. See for yourself the movies that drove me beyond the pale of normal movie madness. Jealousy over other directors’ careers is a terrible thing to waste. —John Waters

Series: 50 Years of John Waters: How Much Can You Take?

Venue: Walter Reade Theater

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