'Killer Joe' provides a lot of..

'Killer Joe' provides a lot of red meat for the theater. Pam MacKinnon is the perfect director to shepherd a group of actors who share a certain bloodlust.

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I'd rather live my life off screen and give only a certain amount of energy to the work.
Amount
Certain
Energy
Give
Life
Live
My Life
Off
Only
Rather
Screen
Work
Not all paintings are abstract; they're not all Jackson Pollock. There's value in a photograph of a man alone on a boat at sea, and there is value in painting of a man alone on a boat at sea. In the painting, the painting has more freedom to express an idea, more latitude in being able to elicit certain emotion.
Able
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Alone
Being
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Elicit
Emotion
Express
Freedom
Idea
Jackson
Latitude
Man
You have actors who begin at a certain young age and there's very little change in their technique and the depth of their performances; they're the same 30 years later.
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When you lack a certain vitality in the film business, there's no hiding it. It's like you've had your limb chopped off. How do you hide the fact that you're missing an arm?
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Business
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Chopped
Fact
Film
Film Business
Had
Hide
Hiding
How
Lack
Like
Limb
Truth is mysterious, elusive, always to be conquered. Liberty is dangerous, as hard to live with as it is elating. We must march toward these two goals, painfully but resolutely, certain in advance of our failings on so long a road.
Advance
Always
Certain
Conquered
Dangerous
Elusive
Failings
Goals
Hard
Liberty
Live
Long
March
Must
Alas, after a certain age every man is responsible for his face.
After
Age
Alas
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Certain Age
Every
Every Man
Face
His
Man
Responsible
Even if America entered the war, it is improbable that the Allied armies could invade Europe and overwhelm the Axis powers. But one thing is certain. If England can draw this country into the war, she can shift to our shoulders a large portion of the responsibility for waging it and for paying its cost.
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America
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Cost
Could
Country
Draw
England
Entered
Europe
Even
Improbable
One thing I am certain of is that, if I have done anything good in music, it was, first, because of my father, and second, because of my wife.
Am
Anything
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Done
Father
First
Good
I Am
Music
One Thing
Second
Thing
Wife
From a certain point onward there is no longer any turning back. That is the point that must be reached.
Any
Back
Certain
Certain Point
Longer
Must
Onward
Point
Reached
Turning
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are thoroughly alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger after them.
After
Alive
Beautiful
Certain
Certain Things
Feel
Give
Good
Hunger
Longing
Me
Must
Never
Never Give Up
In a certain sense the Good is comfortless.
Certain
Good
Sense
This is certain, that a man that studieth revenge keeps his wounds green, which otherwise would heal and do well.
Certain
Green
Heal
His
Keeps
Man
Otherwise
Revenge
Well
Which
Would
Wounds
In Algeria, I had begun to get into literature and philosophy. I dreamed of writing-and already models were instructing the dream, a certain language governed it.
Algeria
Begun
Certain
Dream
Dreamed
Get
Governed
Had
Language
Literature
Models
Philosophy
Were
Certain readers resented me when they could no longer recognize their territory, their institution.
Certain
Could
Institution
Longer
Me
Readers
Recognize
Territory
It is not my fault that certain so-called bohemian elements have found in my writings something to hang their peculiar beatnik theories on.
Beatnik
Bohemian
Certain
Elements
Fault
Found
Hang
Peculiar
So-Called
Something
Theories
Writings
I never try to convey a message, I just want to tell a story. Why that story in particular? I have no idea, but I have learned to surrender to the muse. I become obsessed with a theme or with certain stories; they haunt me for years, and finally, I write them.
Become
Certain
Convey
Finally
Haunt
I Have Learned
I Write
Idea
Just
Learned
Me
Message
Muse
Never
I get thousands of letters, and they give me a feeling of how each book is perceived. Often I think I have written about a certain theme, but by reading the letters or reviews, I realise that everybody sees the book differently.
About
Book
Certain
Differently
Each
Everybody
Feeling
Get
Give
Give Me
How
I Think
Letters
Me
All stories interest me, and some haunt me until I end up writing them. Certain themes keep coming up: justice, loyalty, violence, death, political and social issues, freedom.
Certain
Coming
Death
End
Freedom
Haunt
Interest
Issues
Justice
Keep
Loyalty
Me
Political
Social
It is a great pity but tis certain from every day's observation of man, that he may be set on fire like a candle, at either end provided there is a sufficient wick standing out.
Candle
Certain
Day
Either
End
Every
Fire
Great
He
Like
Man
May
Observation
Out
This also is a part of the teaching of the Church, that there are certain angels of God, and certain good influences, which are His servants in accomplishing the salvation of men.
Accomplishing
Also
Angels
Certain
Church
God
Good
His
Influences
Men
Part
Salvation
Servants
Teaching
Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.
Advice
Always
Certain
Give
Good
Good advice
Ignored
No reason
Reason
At a certain age you're always uncertain how other people will take you.
Age
Always
Certain
Certain age
How
Other
People
Take
Uncertain
Will
You
There's only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
Certain
Corner
Improving
Only
Own
Self
Universe
You
Your
Great is truth, but still greater, from a practical point of view, is silence about truth. By simply not mentioning certain subjects... totalitarian propagandists have influenced opinion much more effectively than they could have by the most eloquent denunciations.
About
Certain
Could
Effectively
Eloquent
Great
Greater
Influenced
More
Most
Much
Opinion
Point
Practical
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
Certain
Corner
Improving
Only
Own
Self
Universe
You
Your
The propagandist's purpose is to make one set of people forget that certain other sets of people are human.
Certain
Forget
Human
Make
Other
People
Propagandist
Purpose
Set
Sets
Specialized meaninglessness has come to be regarded, in certain circles, as a kind of hallmark of true science.
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Circles
Come
Hallmark
Kind
Regarded
Science
Specialized
True
True science
We have long passed the Victorian Era when asterisks were followed after a certain interval by a baby.
After
Baby
Certain
Era
Followed
Interval
Long
Passed
Victorian
Were
'The Fever' is a one-person play. I decided I would perform it myself, and I decided I would not perform it in theaters, because the character in the play says certain things that I meant.
Because
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Certain things
Character
Decided
Fever
Meant
Myself
Perform
Play
Says
Theaters
Things
Would
I led the life of an intellectual up until a certain age. I remember Freud's 'Interpretation of Dreams' was a big favorite when I was 11. It sounded so interesting. And it really was!
Age
Big
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Certain age
Dreams
Favorite
Freud
I remember
Intellectual
Interesting
Interpretation
Led
Life
Really
But because we've all been readers, we know what the experience is like, and we hope that what certain writers have given to us, we will give to someone.
Because
Been
Certain
Experience
Give
Given
Hope
Know
Like
Readers
Someone
Us
Will
Writers
I started writing plays in around 1967, and at a certain point, I thought, 'I'm writing plays, I should learn about acting and what it is.' So I went to the HB Studio in New York, and I was there for about nine months.
About
Acting
Around
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Certain point
Learn
Months
New
New york
Nine
Nine months
Plays
Point
Should
Thought is an infection. In the case of certain thoughts, it becomes an epidemic.
Becomes
Case
Certain
Epidemic
Infection
Thought
Thoughts
What we call a democratic society might be defined for certain purposes as one in which the majority is always prepared to put down a revolutionary minority.
Always
Call
Certain
Defined
Democratic
Democratic society
Down
Majority
Might
Minority
Prepared
Purposes
Put
Revolutionary
There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.
Above
Acts
Bravery
Certain
Enthusiasm
Heroism
Human
Human nature
Itself
Liberty
Makes
Nature
Rise
Rise above
No account of the Renaissance can be complete without some notice of the attempt made by certain Italian scholars of the fifteenth century to reconcile Christianity with the religion of ancient Greece.
Account
Ancient
Attempt
Century
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Christianity
Complete
Greece
Italian
Made
Notice
Reconcile
Religion
Renaissance
What is important, then, is not that the critic should possess a correct abstract definition of beauty for the intellect, but a certain kind of temperament, the power of being deeply moved by the presence of beautiful objects.
Abstract
Beautiful
Beauty
Being
Certain
Correct
Critic
Deeply
Definition
Important
Intellect
Kind
Moved
Objects
Prose on certain occasions can bear a great deal of poetry; on the other hand, poetry sinks and swoons under a moderate weight of prose.
Bear
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Deal
Great
Great deal
Hand
Moderate
Occasions
Other
Poetry
Prose
Weight
As a writer I've learned certain lessons. One of them is to be careful about how you put a view, and to bear in mind how easily and readily you'll be misinterpreted.
About
Be careful
Bear
Careful
Certain
Easily
How
Learned
Lessons
Mind
Misinterpreted
Put
Readily
Them
It seems to me that we're in danger of losing sight of certain basic civic values in society by allowing the growth of a whole generation of people who really have no sense of attachment to society.
Allowing
Attachment
Basic
Certain
Civic
Danger
Generation
Growth
Losing
Me
No sense
People
Really
Seems
There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of wit.
Above
Certain
Far
Majesty
Simplicity
Which
Wit
There is certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse! As I have often found in traveling in a stagecoach, that it is often a comfort to shift one's position, and be bruised in a new place.
Bad
Bruised
Certain
Change
Comfort
Even
Found
New
New place
Often
Place
Position
Relief
Shift
An empty canvas is a living wonder... far lovelier than certain pictures.
Canvas
Certain
Empty
Far
Living
Pictures
Than
Wonder
At a certain stage in his evolution, man himself had been able to lay hold upon a higher order of things, which raised him above the level of the beasts that perish, and enabled him to see, at least in the distance, the shining towers of the City of God.
Able
Above
Beasts
Been
Certain
City
Distance
Evolution
God
Had
Higher
Him
Himself
His
We had many books and pictures... my parents' way of life doubtless left a lasting impression on me. They created an atmosphere in which a certain kind of freedom could exist. This may well account for my seeking a related sense of liberty as I grew up.
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Atmosphere
Books
Certain
Could
Created
Doubtless
Exist
Freedom
Grew
Had
Impression
Kind
Lasting
Any institution becomes a community - whether it's a high school or a boarding school or a publishing company or a small town where everybody knows certain things about people.
About
Any
Becomes
Boarding
Boarding school
Certain
Certain things
Community
Company
Everybody
High
High school
Institution
Knows
Hawthorne has given us a tradition that some people refer to as Yankee Magic Realism, and I do think there is a certain quality to the landscape that definitely leads into the dark woods.
Certain
Dark
Definitely
Given
Landscape
Leads
Magic
People
Quality
Realism
Refer
Some
Some people
Think
I'm much faster now. When you only have a certain amount of time to write, after a while you learn to use your time well or you stop writing.
After
Amount
Certain
Faster
Learn
Much
Now
Only
Stop
Time
Use
Well
While
Write
For a long time, I had the idea that I would do a certain amount of work the best I could, and then I would reach a comfort zone, and I wouldn't be pushed to write more. I would become a different person. It's a surprise to me that this hasn't happened. Your body ages, but your mind is the same.
Ages
Amount
Become
Best
Body
Certain
Comfort
Comfort zone
Could
Different
Different person
Had
Happened
Idea
Most damage that others do us is out of fear, humiliation and pain. Those feelings occur in all of us, not just in those of us who profess a certain religious or racial devotion.
Certain
Damage
Devotion
Fear
Feelings
Humiliation
Just
Most
Occur
Others
Out
Pain
Profess
Racial