MGM Limited Edition DVD Collection October releases review

For the month of October, Fox’s “manufacturing on demand” program celebrates, among other things, how martial arts films first landed into the American mainstream, beginning in the 1960’s. Throughout the 60’s, a series of American-made films and television shows were released that highlighted the unique fighting skills from the East. Among those films was 1967’s …
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Cast attached to Straw Dogs remake

Screen Gems has contracted with James Woods, Prison Break’s Dominic Purcell and Willa Holland (The O.C., upcoming Legion) to star in Straw Dogs, the Rod Lurie-directed reimagining of Sam Peckinpah’s 1971 cult classic film, according to Variety. Lurie will direct the film from his own script, which already has James Marsden (X-Men) attached to star …
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Straw Dogs remake gets cast

Kate Bosworth and Alexander Skarsgard (True Blood) are set to star opposite James Marsden in Screen Gems reimagining of Straw Dogs, based on the cult classic 1971 Sam Peckinpah thriller, according to Variety. Rod Lurie (Resurrecting the Champ, Nothing But the Truth) wrote the screenplay and will direct the new film. Shooting is scheduled to …
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