Articles tagged straw dogs

21 Sep 2011 // 10:30 AM

Are rednecks in ‘Straw Dogs’ an insult to Mississippi?

My family is from all over the South — Mobile, Montgomery, Atlanta, Chapel Hill — so I’m always quick to defend the region against nasty cultural

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27 Oct 2004 // 12:00 AM

Straw Dogs (2004)

Perhaps David's decision is heroic, given the circumstances, but the accumulated images of his passivity remind the viewer that better choices.

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31 Dec 1994 // 10:03 PM

        Straw Dogs: any place at all

Perhaps it only seems that acoustic guitar playing, perfectly harmonizing, grizzly bearded campfire singers are old hat. Then again, maybe it’s all too common

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In Motion: On the Emptiness of Progress

// Moving Pixels

"Nils Pihl calls it, "Newtonian engagement", that is, when "an engaged player will remain engaged until acted upon by an outside force". That's "progress".

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