Latest Straw Dogs News

Original Straw Dogs Screenwriter Dies

28th September 2011

Oscar-winning Straw Dogs screenwriter David Zelag Goodman has died, aged 81.Goodman penned the script for the original 1971 psychological thriller and he went on to win an Academy Award for his work on Lovers and...

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The Things They Say 22790

9th September 2011

"There's a big controversial scene in the original and in ours as well that defines the movie... It's a controversial rape scene... There's nothing like a rape (scene) to get people into the theatres." Actor...

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The Things They Say 22701

1st September 2011

"Kate is such a great actress, and she's so much more than a good-looking Hollywood starlet. We were just really good friends at the time. But we shared a really special experience on that film."...

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Susan George To Play 1066 Queen

7th January 2010

STRAW DOGS star SUSAN GEORGE is to play a ruthless medieval matriarch in a new British movie chronicling the Battle of Hastings.The actress has joined Oliver! star Mark Lester in 1066. She'll play Queen Emma...

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Tv's Peckinpah Dies

27th April 2006

Television and film-maker DAVID E PECKINPAH has died of heart failure in Vancouver, Canada. He was 54. Peckinpah, the nephew of legendary STRAW DOGS director SAM PECKINPAH, passed away on Sunday (23APR06). He was executive...

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Warner Snubs Book Offers

18th August 2005

Veteran actor DAVID WARNER refuses to write an autobiography of his colourful life, because he hates the thought of meeting fans on the inevitable promotional publicity circus. The 64-year-old is continually hounded to put...

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Spinal Tap Tops Cult Movie List

19th May 2003

Seminal rock'n'roll documentary spoof THIS IS SPINAL TAP has topped a new poll of cult movie hits. The 1984 ROB REINER movie about an ill-fated rock group, starring CHRISTOPHER GUEST, HARRY SHEARER and MICHAEL...

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