Director Rod Lurie Exclusive Interview STRAW DOGS

     September 16, 2011

When director/screenwriter Rod Lurie and his producing partner, Marc Frydman, decided to revisit Sam Peckinpah’s controversial 1971 film Straw Dogs, starring Dustin Hoffman and Susan George, the goal was to tell the same basic story, but from a different philosophical …

STRAW DOGS Review

     September 16, 2011

Remaking a well-known film can leave you with many problems. If you stick too closely to the original, the audience will call you on it and more than anything, the film’s twists and turns can become predictable bores. Luckily for …

Trailer for Rod Lurie’s Remake of STRAW DOGS

     May 13, 2011

The trailer for Rod Lurie’s remake of Sam Peckinpah’s Straw Dogs has gone online.  The remake transplants the story from rural England to the deep South where a screenwriter (James Marsden) and his wife (Kate Bosworth) relocate to her hometown.  …