Film Review: Straw Dogs (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: L.A. screenwriter David Sumner relocates with his wife to her hometown in the deep South. There, while tensions build between them, a brewing conflict with locals becomes a threat to them both. REVIEW: A cult movie originates from a place that just simply works on a story level. It was not too long ago I reviewed the cult movie “Straw Dogs (1971)” by the same name featuring a younger Dustin Hoffman. Noted for it’s … Continue reading

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Catch The ‘Straw Dogs’ Remake in Dec on Bluray

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Unleashes on to  Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital December 20th A terrorized couple is pushed to their breaking point in the intense new psychological thriller STRAW DOGS, unleashed on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital December 20 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. James Marsden (X-Men), Kate Bosworth (21) and Alexander SkarsgĂĄrd (TV’s “True Blood”) sizzle in this suspenseful story of a young married couple who, after being victimized by a gang of violent locals, decide to take the … Continue reading

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Sam Peckinpah

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Since 1967 a number of American filmmakers have tried their hand at making movies of great violence that have managed to further refine the complexity of the statement contained in the groundbreaking big-budget Hollywood blockbuster Bonnie And Clyde (1967). One filmmaker who earned his ‘Red Badge’ is Sam Peckinpah who, like Arthur Penn and John Frankenheimer, can be seen as part of the American sixties ‘new wave’ – young directors who came into movies via … Continue reading

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Film Review: Straw Dogs (1971)

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SYNOPSIS: Dustin Hoffman plays a regular American mathematician, who gets into some trouble with local bullies. He is made fun of and then his wife is raped. When they attack his home, he fights back. His outbreak of violence is extreme. Upon moving to Britain to get away from American violence, astrophysicist David Sumner and his wife Amy are bullied and taken advantage of by the locals hired to do construction. When David finally takes … Continue reading

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Trailer: Straw Dogs Video – Dominic Purcell

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Trailer: Straw Dogs Video – Dominic Purcell

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Trailer: Straw Dogs Video – Alexander Skarsgard

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Trailer: Straw Dogs Video – Alexander Skarsgard

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Interview: Drew Powell (Straw Dogs)

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How did you get into acting? I’ve been performing in some way my whole life. After graduating from college I packed up my car and drove from Indiana to LA. Later that year I got my first job on a then unknown show called Malcolm in the Middle. The rest is history. That, of course, is the very short version of a very long story! You’re welcome…. You play Bic in Straw Dogs, which hits … Continue reading

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Trailer: Straw Dogs Clip – Can I get By

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Trailer: Straw Dogs Clip – Can I get By

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Straw Dogs Clip – Thou Shall not Covet

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Straw Dogs Clip – Thou Shall not Covet

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Straw Dogs (2011) new posters just added!

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A nice crop of poster adverts just popped up in this 2011 remake thriller. Make sure to check these out, True Blood fans will of course like the Alexander SkarsgĂĄrd version.

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Poster RoundUp: Straw Dogs (2011)

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Here ya go, though you know the original is still out there for rent. And its just fine in its Dustin Hoffman version. Oh, ya – here is review of the old “Straw Dogs”

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Trailer: Straw Dogs (2011) (remake)

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Trailer: Straw Dogs (2011) (remake) L.A. screenwriter David Sumner relocates with his wife to her hometown in the deep South. There, while tensions build between them, a brewing conflict with locals becomes a threat to them both.

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