‘Straw Dogs’ poster

Posted by · 5:52 pm · June 14th, 2011

Rod Lurie’s “Straw Dogs” will be hitting theaters this September. The trailer hit last month. Today, the poster. I’m glad marketing went head-on by not just invoking, but straight up reconstituting the striking imagery from the original film’s one-sheet. If you’re gonna do it, might as well go all out. Lurie revealed it today via Twitter. Check out the full image after the jump.




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  • 1 6-14-2011 at 6:15 pm

    Brock Landers said...

    Ugh. The original film may not be perfect, but the last thing that needs to happen is to take that material, gun it up to 11 and inject it with a bunch of stereotypical inbred psychos.

    The original film got under my skin. This just looks like soulless garbage.

  • 2 6-14-2011 at 6:36 pm

    Chad Hartigan said...

    Took a hard to mess up poster and somehow made it awful.

  • 3 6-14-2011 at 6:51 pm

    Amir said...

    i still don’t get why Straw Dogs is being remade at all. there’s no way Hoffman’s performance can be equalled.

  • 4 6-14-2011 at 7:44 pm

    Fitz said...

    The cultdom for the original film will certainly try to kill this.

  • 5 6-14-2011 at 8:30 pm

    Cinebrooding said...

    Askars <3

  • 6 6-14-2011 at 8:50 pm

    dvfty9 said...

    It looks like Skarsgard’s face is reflecting in the glasses, but I think that piece of glass is missing.

  • 7 6-14-2011 at 11:52 pm

    Juan said...

    Kris catch up with the Oscars decision to change the Best Pic rules again, now there can be from 5 to 10 nominees

  • 8 6-15-2011 at 12:13 am

    Glenn said...

    Juan, not everyone sits at their computer every second of the day. Sheesh.

    Love the original poster, hate the original film. This poster… well, it’s stupid. How come there’s a face being reflected inside the glasses frame in the spot were the glass has fallen out?

  • 9 6-15-2011 at 1:41 am

    Guy Lodge said...

    Reconstituting the original imagery… with all the design finesse taken out. This is a dismal effort.

  • 10 6-15-2011 at 10:38 am

    Joseph said...

    How is there a reflection when there’s no glass?

  • 11 7-13-2011 at 10:58 am

    Dana said...

    I think the better question is, who keeps giving Kate Bosworth acting gigs?

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