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Letts writes from heartland

“I may disappoint you,” admits playwright-actor Tracy Letts when asked what sort of mind could produce such controversial plays and film adaptations as Bug, which deals with an addict (Ashley Judd) and a fugitive (Michael Shannon) fighting off a nonexistent insect horde during real emergencies and Killer Joe, in which Matthew McConaughey plays a cop who moonlights by doing contract hits. Both adaptations seemed right at home in the hands ...

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