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The stereotypical Southern rednecks indulging in uncivilized behavior in the remake of "Straw Dogs" seem like they grew up watching the original 1972 movie. They also seem likely to have tossed back a few beers while watching "Deliverance," released...
ReutersJun 12 (TheWrap.com) - Starz is developing a post-Civil War series from "Straw Dogs" writer and director Rod Lurie, the network said Wednesday. The series, 'Monsters of God," will be set against the Comanche Wars and will follow two powerful ex-cavalry...
The Big PictureRod Lurie's remake of Sam Peckinpah's "Straw Dogs" draws ire from conservatives who take issue with its depiction of Mississippi....
Show Tracker"Homeland's" SAG Awards snubbed has baffled many fans....
Zap2ItIt's a gamble to take on a remake of a movie as iconic as director Sam Peckinpah's thriller about a married couple subjected to violence, but film critic turned filmmaker Rod Lurie ("The Contender") has reasonable success here. The setting shifts from...
SEPT. 9 All's Faire in Love A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...
Writer-director Rod Lurie's bird-brained remake of "Straw Dogs" doesn't work on its own terms, and it can't hold a candle to the unruly, unstable merits of Sam Peckinpah's 1971 original. It's miscast, barely functional in terms of technique, stupid and...
The Three Musketeers in 2-D and 3-D Matthew MacFadyen, Luke Evans and Ray Stevenson are the titular trio, made a quartet by the addition of the hot-headed D'Artagnan (Logan Lerman) and facing off against baddies played by Christoph Waltz and Orlando...
Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelEqual measures smug and savage, Rod Lurie's infuriating remake of Sam Peckinpah's vengeance thriller “Straw Dogs” still packs a visceral punch. An exploitation picture built on redneck cliches and big city liberal outrage, it's not all bad....
Frankly My Dear - Orlando Sentinel“Drive” is winning almost universal critical praise as it opens this weekend. Overwhelmingly positive reviews. It's cool, it's edgy, exciting and mesmerizing. It's not a masterpiece, but it is a very entertaining existential action picture....
Company TownFour new films are debuting this weekend at the box office: a 3-D version of the 1994 cartoon "The Lion King," a remake of the thriller "Straw Dogs," the crime drama "Drive" and "I Don't Know How She Does It," a romantic comedy starring Sarah Jessica...
Company TownA 3-D version of "The Lion King," the animated film first released 17 years ago, was the No. 1 movie at the box office this weekend. "Drive," a crime drama starring Ryan Gosling, sold a decent number of tickets, while both "Straw Dogs" and "I Don't Know...
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