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A Dallas hard-luck case (Emile Hirsch, left) hires a corrupt cop (Matthew McConaughey) to kill his estranged mother when he hears about her rich insurance policy. Needless to say, the plot of Killer Joe doesn't quite work out as planned. Skip Bolen/LD Entertainment hide caption

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Two Films Shoot Past Realism To Weirder Territory

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Producer Melody Kramer, who developed a strong social-media presence for Fresh Air over the last several years, departs this week. Sam Briger/WHYY hide caption

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'Fresh Air' Bids Farewell To Melody Kramer

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