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Straw Dogs

Overview


Genre :

Thriller

Release Date :

September 16, 2011

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Rod Lurie

Starring :

James Marsden, Alexander Skarsgard, Kate Bosworth, James Woods, Dominic Purcell, Willa Holland, Laz Alonso, Walton Goggins, Rhys Coiro

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  3 of 5 [Rate It]

“..there's no unexpected tension here..”
by Scott Bowles [USA Today]
2.5 of 4

“..simply violent catharsis..”
by Peter Howell [Toronto Star]
Review rate : C+

“..more like a Western pushed to the edge, and done in a gloomy, labored style that might be described as prestige grindhouse..”
by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
1.5 of 5

“..doesn't bring anything new to the table..”
by Amy Biancolli [Houston Chronicle]
“..does give you something to think about..”
by A.O. Scott [New York Times]

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