The Killer Inside Me

Viewed – 10 December 2010  Blu-ray

The only thing I had heard about this movie during it’s initial, limited theatrical run was that it was based on a very old pulp novel by Jim Thompson and features scenes of disturbing violence.  As someone who has a liking for controversial movies, this was instantly on my must see list.  Casey Affleck plays small town deputy Sheriff Lou Ford, a quietly spoken, unassuming good-guy hiding a dark secret.  You see he likes to help people out of their problems, such as a local tycoon who wants his son’s prostitute mistress run out of town – yet finds himself resorting to brutal murder, leading to more dead bodies as he attempts to cover his tracks. 

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