Writer-director Rod Lurie's remake of the notorious Straw Dogs isn't a terrible movie. It's just not an exceptional one, a liability that increases exponentially with the quality of the original film. And unfortunately for Lurie, Sam Peckinpah's Straw Dogs was a high-water mark in the career of an exceptional filmmaker.
Distributor: SCREEN GEMS Running Time: 109 mins. Color: Color Production: A Sony Pictures release of a Screen Gems Presentation of a Battleplan Production. Genre: Drama Film Width: 2.35 Sound: Datasat Digital, Dolby Digital (AC-3), SDDS
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