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straw man

One who purchases real property in his or her own name and then holds it for sale to the person who supplied the money for the sale,the intended ultimate purchaser.The technique is often used when a well-known developer,or even a large local property owner such as a hospital or university,wishes to conceal its identity so sellers do not raise their prices.

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To get a sense of what can be lost if we ignore or sugarcoat one side or the other of this equation, we should look at the many directorial statements that surrounded Straw Dogs. This movie was released at the height of Peckinpah's fame.
Fast forward and Straw Dogs have played all over the UK.
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This, I'm afraid, is all too characteristic of the method employed in Straw Dogs.
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Richard's journey from meek wimp to tough guy recalls Straw Dogs while the pulpy, blood-spattered twisting plot has been clearly inspired by the Coen brothers' early work, especially, as mentioned, Blood Simple.
Richard's journey from meek wimp to tough guy recalls Straw Dogs while the pulpy, bloodspattered twisting plot has been clearly inspired by the Coen brothers' early work, especially, as mentioned, Blood Simple.
Additionally, this searing character study of an unjustly vilified man rises to the caliber of such prominent dramas about relentless persecution as "That Evening Sun'' (2009) and "Straw Dogs'' (1971).
Don't they realise this is horror and sci-fi stalwart David Warner, he of The Omen and Straw Dogs, he of "deep smooth voice, often plays sinister villains" (IMDb)?
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