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    SXSW Adds '21 Jump Street,' 'Do-Deca-Pentathalon,' 'Killer Joe,' 'Casa De Mi Padre' & More To Lineup

    Don't unpack that bag from Sundance too fast. SXSW in Austin, Texas is just around the corner and it has two things over Park City: spring heat and BBQ. With the film festival just over a month away, organizers have dropped their features lineup, and there will be some nice surprises for those m...

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    Juno Temple On Nudity, Looking For Prince Charming In 'Killer Joe' & The Influence Of 'Badlands'

    If "Killer Joe" and his previous collaboration with playwright Tracy Letts, "Bug," are anything to go by, William Friedkin should consider never working with anyone else again; together, the films are easily the best things he's made since his 1970s heyday, and worlds away from the anonymous thrille...

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    William Friedkin's 'Killer Joe' Picked Up, Lionsgate Close To Buying 'Friends With Kids'

    Plus Supernatural Thriller 'Enter Nowhere' Finds A Home With Lionsgate TooIt's been a fairly quiet Toronto International Film Festival in terms of acquisitions, with Steve McQueen's "Shame" being the highest-profile buy so far, but even that sold for somewhere below a million dollars, a relatively m...

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    Venice '11 Review: 'Killer Joe' A Terrific Texan Tale With A Revelatory Matthew McConaughey Turn

    In recent years, film translations of stage hits haven't been as prevalent as they once were. You might get the occasional "Doubt" or "Rabbit Hole," for instance, but compared to the early days of the talkies, when a large proportion of movies were based on Broadway hits, it's been slim pickings; au...

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    Exclusive: First Clip & New Pics From William Friedkin's 'Killer Joe' Starring Matthew McConaughey

    While it has been five long years since legendary filmmaker William Friedkin's last film, the underrated psychological thriller "Bug" starring Ashley Judd and Michael Shannon, it seems the director has found a fresh voice and communal spirit in Tracy Letts. The playwright's work served as the source...

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    The Playlist's 100 Most Anticipated Films Of 2011 - Part 3

    OK, we lied, three installments only, not four. Here's the third and final installment of our Most Anticipated Films Of 2011. In case you missed it, here's part one and part two, and if you don't see the film you're looking for here, then they've probably already been covered over there. Not much el...

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    Juno Temple Joins Matthew McConaughey & Emile Hirsch In 'Killer Joe'

    Update: Gina Gershon has also joined the cast. You can check out some early sales art below the jump.

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