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Film Review: KILLER JOE is a southern fried tale gone postal

Stefanie Alleyne, our host of hosts, meets up with the effervescent Bradley, a humanitarian of the artist kind, at the East Harlem family restaurant and sports bar, “Harley’s Smokeshack & BBQ,” to discuss the melodramatic and hysterical film noir, “Killer Joe.”

“Killer Joe,” is the latest collaboration between Academy Award winning director, William Friedkin (he of the “Exorcist” and “French Connection” fame) and screenwriter, Tracy Letts (winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for the Broadway play “August: Osage County”). Based on Lett’s play of the same name, “Killer Joe” is deliciously wicked and backwoods rough and tough.  Director Friedkin has stated that Continue reading