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Red Dawn Returns (Wolverine Remake)
IGN UK ^ | July 9, 2008 | Chris Tilly

Posted on 07/11/2008 6:40:41 AM PDT by tlb

Hot-on-the-heels of news that Darren Aronofsky may be directing MGM's Robocop reboot, the studio has announced plans to remake another '80s feature in the shape of Red Dawn.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Red Eye scribe Carl Ellsworth will pen the script, which will update the story to modern day.

"The tone is going to be very intense, very much keeping in mind the post-9/11 world that we're in," explains Ellsworth.

"As Red Dawn scared the heck out of people in 1984, we feel that the world is kind of already filled with a lot of paranoia and unease, so why not scare the hell out of people again?"

(Excerpt) Read more at movies.ign.com ...


TOPICS: TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: genx; hollywood; moviereview; reddawn; wolverines; worstmovieever
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To: Holicheese
Sorry Erin Grey was on Buck Rogers!

Oh! LMAO! I kept thinking, "Wasn't Erin Grey on Happy Days?" That was Erin Moran.

101 posted on 07/11/2008 7:50:27 AM PDT by retrokitten (#1 on the west side)
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To: Hatteras

I hope you can laugh comfortably several more years yet.

Wish I believed that was going to be the case.


102 posted on 07/11/2008 7:50:56 AM PDT by Quix (WE HAVE THE OIL NOW http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=3340274697167011147)
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To: gate2wire
Why? You mean a couple high school kids with AKs couldn’t ambush and defeat the Soviet Army?

Hey, they weren't "a couple high school kids," dude. They were Calumet High School Wolverines!

Photobucket

103 posted on 07/11/2008 7:51:40 AM PDT by GraniteStateConservative (...He had committed no crime against America so I did not bring him here...-- Worst.President.Ever.)
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To: dljordan

Evidently you don’t know any military personnel who’ve personally seen US personnel training KGB etc. on our military bases in this country.

Nor, evidently, have you talked to Marine trainers who’ve questioned our military personnel about whether they would be willing to shoot their own relatives on command in this country.


104 posted on 07/11/2008 7:52:42 AM PDT by Quix (WE HAVE THE OIL NOW http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=3340274697167011147)
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To: GraniteStateConservative

I liked it when C. Thomas Howell took on that Soviet helicopter...good move there.


105 posted on 07/11/2008 7:55:14 AM PDT by gate2wire
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To: Quix

You are citing DREAMS?? and you are calling that “homework”??

Good freaking gravy...

APf


106 posted on 07/11/2008 7:55:30 AM PDT by APFel (Regnum Nostrum Crescit)
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To: retrokitten

She was an unfortunate looking girl.
Erin Grey was pretty hot in her 23rd century body suit!
Its funny how all these names just kind of meld together.


107 posted on 07/11/2008 7:56:09 AM PDT by Holicheese (Hillary deserves the CMoH for her time in Tuzla!)
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To: tlb

Should be a great piece of fiction.


108 posted on 07/11/2008 7:56:43 AM PDT by stuartcr (Election year.....Who we gonna hate, in '08?)
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To: gate2wire
Heehee, okay, you don't necessarily believe that a man could survive a small nuclear blast by diving off a cliff into a river and you don't believe that a helicopter in flight, could stay airborne in such close proximity to such a blast. I get that.

But do you believe a monster crab-faced space alien guy could set off such a bomb? Or is that unbelievable also because it's probably too difficult for monster crab-faced space aliens to acquire the proper materials and intelligence to create and deliver such a nuclear device?

Do they even have nuclear capabilities in other galaxies? How could they make a believable movie about monster crab-faced space alien guys when we don't have the facts about the nuclear capacity of their home galaxies?!

109 posted on 07/11/2008 7:58:36 AM PDT by Hatteras
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To: APFel

Have habitually scanned a wide variety of inputs since 1962.

Quality dreams and visions by folks with a close relationship with God are only one slice of that vast collection of varied sources.

Try MSM reports of the secret meeting around spring time.

You might try and wind up the cheeky skepticism another 10 notches. The resulting dance would be fun to watch.


110 posted on 07/11/2008 7:58:50 AM PDT by Quix (WE HAVE THE OIL NOW http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=3340274697167011147)
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To: Quix

Riiiight.

You know, I’ve read some of your posts across this forum and I can only say, in the nicest way, that you are a kook.

Next!


111 posted on 07/11/2008 8:00:24 AM PDT by Constitution Day (This tagline is a Designated Whine-Free Zone)
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To: tlb

My favorite of that genre was the long miniseries “Amerika”, with Chris Kristoffersen.

But I haven’t seen it in years, and it’s not even available for rent from Blockbuster online so far as I can tell.

I did like Red Dawn, which means they will probably screw it up, like the idiots who made the new Andromeda Strain movie for A&E.


112 posted on 07/11/2008 8:01:07 AM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: Hatteras

I’m more interested to learn how that alien could do that invisable, chameleon thing. Pretty cool. Can’t wait ‘til we get that technology.


113 posted on 07/11/2008 8:01:53 AM PDT by gate2wire
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To: dead
...or should we just sit back and wait for Jesus to unleash holy hell on their bad alien asses?

LMAO!!!

Bravo, sir. Bravo!

114 posted on 07/11/2008 8:02:01 AM PDT by Constitution Day (This tagline is a Designated Whine-Free Zone)
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To: CharlesWayneCT
...like the idiots who made the new Andromeda Strain movie for A&E.

Not only was it crap...
I was stupid enough to waste nearly four hours of what's left
of my life watching it!
115 posted on 07/11/2008 8:04:54 AM PDT by VOA
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To: gate2wire

A small band of kids defeating the entire Soviet and Cuban army certain is not plausible, but that is not what was depicted in the movie.

It was a small group of high school kids tying up and hassling the occupying forces of a single town. You can assume there were many similar groups in other occupied town across the country. That, in combination with the US Military is what defeated the Soviet and Cuban forces. As well as our allies keeping them busy on other fronts.

And looking at history (Afghanistan, Iraq, etc), yes, I think it is very plausible.

Didn’t a Japanese General/Admiral say invading the US during WWII was impractical because they would find an armed citizen behind every door?


116 posted on 07/11/2008 8:05:39 AM PDT by Tatze (I'm in a state of taglinelessness!)
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To: Constitution Day

Thanks for your kind personal assault.

It’s SOP.


117 posted on 07/11/2008 8:06:44 AM PDT by Quix (WE HAVE THE OIL NOW http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=3340274697167011147)
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To: Quix

In other words, you are just another doom monger.

Back in 1962, before the Internet was all the rage, did you wear a sandwich board on a busy street corner claiming that the end is neigh while ringing a bell?

It must be nice to be able to spread your visions from God from the comfort of your living room now.

APf


118 posted on 07/11/2008 8:07:19 AM PDT by APFel (Regnum Nostrum Crescit)
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I always preferred DIRTY DANCING.


119 posted on 07/11/2008 8:07:28 AM PDT by Jakarta ex-pat
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To: Tatze

Ok.


120 posted on 07/11/2008 8:08:55 AM PDT by gate2wire
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To: Jakarta ex-pat

You would bring that movie up. Talk about implausible. :-)


121 posted on 07/11/2008 8:09:47 AM PDT by gate2wire
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To: APFel

I find your assumptions and your assessments as flawed as the addition to a TYPE II ERROR.

Enjoy the bliss while it lasts.

I’m an optimist . . . God wins in the end. It was legally finished at Calvary.

There are some very messy details to the GRAND OBJECT LESSON FINALE, however.


122 posted on 07/11/2008 8:09:47 AM PDT by Quix (WE HAVE THE OIL NOW http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=3340274697167011147)
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To: APFel

i.e.

addiCtion to a TYPE II ERROR.


123 posted on 07/11/2008 8:10:40 AM PDT by Quix (WE HAVE THE OIL NOW http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=3340274697167011147)
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To: Quix

Have an outstanding day.


124 posted on 07/11/2008 8:11:01 AM PDT by Constitution Day (This tagline is a Designated Whine-Free Zone)
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To: gate2wire

Well at least baby wasn’t left in the corner! :-)


125 posted on 07/11/2008 8:11:35 AM PDT by Jakarta ex-pat
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To: Jakarta ex-pat

Patrick Swayze was all over the place back then. We can’t forget, “The Outsiders.”

“Let’s do it for Jonny!”


126 posted on 07/11/2008 8:13:47 AM PDT by retrokitten (#1 on the west side)
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To: Holicheese; qam1
Red Dawn was huge at our "guns-in-pickups" high school! Many a bus ride to road games or away matches had discussions of how we'd form the resistance when the commies came...

Deer rifles, shotguns, varmint guns and plenty of outdoors experience was seen as a strength. However, being on the wind-swept northern plains was definitely going to make it hard for us to lead raids from a mountain hideaway...

I still love the movie but looking back now I'm a little sheepish about how it and Vision Quest had huge impacts on me at the time. It was fun to break from the huddle, locker room or practice with a shout of "Wolverines!" However, twenty-some years later it was a little embarrassing to run into an underclassman who greeted me as "Loudon Swain"...
127 posted on 07/11/2008 8:15:03 AM PDT by philled ("I prefer messy democracy to the stability of tyrants." -- Howar Ziad, Iraqi Ambassador to Canada)
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To: Constitution Day

doing some extra praying and fasting today.

A good foundation for outstanding.


128 posted on 07/11/2008 8:15:05 AM PDT by Quix (WE HAVE THE OIL NOW http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=3340274697167011147)
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To: Constitution Day

Thanks.

I think.


129 posted on 07/11/2008 8:15:22 AM PDT by Quix (WE HAVE THE OIL NOW http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=3340274697167011147)
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To: Quix

Dude...

130 posted on 07/11/2008 8:17:58 AM PDT by Hatteras
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To: retrokitten

“We can’t forget, ‘The Outsiders’.”

Quite a cast in that one. (Loved the book when I was young.)


131 posted on 07/11/2008 8:19:27 AM PDT by gate2wire
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To: tlb
"As Red Dawn scared the heck out of people in 1984, we feel that the world is kind of already filled with a lot of paranoia and unease, so why not scare the hell out of people again?"

With an attitude like this, they're off to a good start. LOL

132 posted on 07/11/2008 8:20:07 AM PDT by Petronski (Scripture & Tradition must be accepted & honored w/equal sentiments of devotion & reverence. CCC 82)
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To: gate2wire

Now there, I agree! Who would ever put Baby in the corner.


133 posted on 07/11/2008 8:20:20 AM PDT by Tatze (I'm in a state of taglinelessness!)
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To: tlb
Let's see...Islamofascist sleeper cells here in America are activated and hold important infrastructures hostage, (dams, power plants, Wall St., etc...) take over small towns with Jihad tactics (beheadings, re-education camps, bombings, etc...) and force everyone to become "Muzzle 'ems" or be killed. But the gun owners of America fight back and kill them all with hunting rifles and 'evil' black guns. While they're at it, they kill all the pinko commies and red diaper doper babies as well as traitors in the government. In the end, we win. Hurrah!

I can dream at least, can't I?

134 posted on 07/11/2008 8:20:41 AM PDT by ironwill (I want my daddy's records.)
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To: Quix

Let me guess, evil Jewish bankers are behind it all.


135 posted on 07/11/2008 8:20:58 AM PDT by TheThirdRuffian (Bomb, Bomb. Bomb! Bomb bomb Iran! Bomb. Bomb. Bomb! Bomb bomb Iran!)
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To: APFel

This may be a more accurate listing of secret House meetings:

The House met frequently in secret session until the end of the War of 1812. The House has met in closed session only 6 times since 1825. The following is a full list of those sessions, along with their dates and the reasons they were called:

Reason Date(s)

Electronic Surveillance of Terror Suspects March 13, 2008 (10:11pm-11:09pm)[1]

U.S. support for paramilitary operations in Nicaragua July 19, 1983

Involvement of Cuba and communist countries in Nicaragua February 25, 1980

Implementing the Panama Canal Act of 1979 June 20, 1979

Trade between the U.S. and Great Britain May 27, 1830

Relations with Indian tribes December 27, 1825

So what was it this time? Looming economic collapse sounds like a very good guess, but...


136 posted on 07/11/2008 8:21:16 AM PDT by Quix (WE HAVE THE OIL NOW http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=3340274697167011147)
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To: Tatze

She was pretty darn cute in both movies.


137 posted on 07/11/2008 8:22:56 AM PDT by gate2wire
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To: Constitution Day

Here’s a link to the Aussie newspaper article:

http://www.australia.to/story/0,25197,23040466-922,00,00.html


138 posted on 07/11/2008 8:23:38 AM PDT by Quix (WE HAVE THE OIL NOW http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=3340274697167011147)
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To: TheThirdRuffian

That’s not my construction on it all.

However, if you think there’s no globalists/socialists/Marxists involved . . .

what cave have you been hiding in?


139 posted on 07/11/2008 8:24:48 AM PDT by Quix (WE HAVE THE OIL NOW http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=3340274697167011147)
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To: TheThirdRuffian

And why do you think

ALL (with MAYBE one exception)

the initial 12-16 candidates for President this election were/are

GLOBALISTS.

Coincidence, right?

LOL

ROTFLOL.


140 posted on 07/11/2008 8:25:40 AM PDT by Quix (WE HAVE THE OIL NOW http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=3340274697167011147)
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To: PLMerite; sinanju

Plus, the goal of the invasion of CO was to control passes through the Rockies.


141 posted on 07/11/2008 8:25:52 AM PDT by Mr. Silverback (*******It's not conservative to accept an inept Commander-in-Chief in a time of war. Back Mac.******)
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To: DBrow
I'm growing a long mustache.

.......the chair is against the wall...the chair is against the wall...
142 posted on 07/11/2008 8:36:37 AM PDT by rickomatic
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To: dljordan

This source:

http://dissentmag.wordpress.com/2008/07/08/as-america-collapses-us-government-secret-plans-revealed/

Had these details:

Here is what was revealed:

* The imminent collapse of the U.S. Economy to occur sometime in late 2008

* The imminent collapse of the U.S. Government finances sometime in mid 2009

* The possibility of Civil War inside the United States as a result of the collapse

* The advance round-ups of “insurgent U.S. Citizens” likely to move against the government

* The detention of those rounded up at The REX 84 Camps constructed throughout the United States

* The possibility of public retaliation against members of Congress for the collapses

* The location of safe facilities for members of Congress and their families to reside during massive civil unrest

* The necessary and unavoidable merger of The U.S. with Canada and Mexico establishing The North American Union

* The issuance of a new currency called the AMERO for all three nations as an economic solution.


143 posted on 07/11/2008 8:39:07 AM PDT by Quix (WE HAVE THE OIL NOW http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=3340274697167011147)
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To: Tatze

Behind every blade of grass.


144 posted on 07/11/2008 8:41:42 AM PDT by TheThirdRuffian (Bomb, Bomb. Bomb! Bomb bomb Iran! Bomb. Bomb. Bomb! Bomb bomb Iran!)
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To: Quix

“what cave have you been hiding in?”

Reality.


145 posted on 07/11/2008 8:42:41 AM PDT by TheThirdRuffian (Bomb, Bomb. Bomb! Bomb bomb Iran! Bomb. Bomb. Bomb! Bomb bomb Iran!)
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To: Congressman Billybob

Are you willing to give

ANY length of comment yea/nay about

1. the reality of such a secret House of Reps meeting

2. that such details are even in the ball park of being accurate at all?

Reposting here for your convenience:

http://dissentmag.wordpress.com/2008/07/08/as-america-collapses-us-government-secret-plans-revealed/

Had these details:

Here is what was revealed:

* The imminent collapse of the U.S. Economy to occur sometime in late 2008

* The imminent collapse of the U.S. Government finances sometime in mid 2009

* The possibility of Civil War inside the United States as a result of the collapse

* The advance round-ups of “insurgent U.S. Citizens” likely to move against the government

* The detention of those rounded up at The REX 84 Camps constructed throughout the United States

* The possibility of public retaliation against members of Congress for the collapses

* The location of safe facilities for members of Congress and their families to reside during massive civil unrest

* The necessary and unavoidable merger of The U.S. with Canada and Mexico establishing The North American Union

* The issuance of a new currency called the AMERO for all three nations as an economic solution.


146 posted on 07/11/2008 8:44:52 AM PDT by Quix (WE HAVE THE OIL NOW http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=3340274697167011147)
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To: TheThirdRuffian

Odd

for a FREEPER

to call the MSM

whitewash

“reality.”


147 posted on 07/11/2008 8:45:46 AM PDT by Quix (WE HAVE THE OIL NOW http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=3340274697167011147)
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To: Quix
1. Utter financial collapse of US economy before the end of 2008.
2. Martial law to follow post haste
3. Round up & internment in the prepared camps of POTENTIAL trouble- makers against the gov.
4. Safe havens for Congress critters and families.
5. Big jump toward North American Union with Mexico and Canada.

You do realize the same predictions were made about the Y2K "disaster-to-be", right?

148 posted on 07/11/2008 8:53:39 AM PDT by Bear_in_RoseBear (Slide.)
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To: Quix

You like Pat Buchanon, too, I bet?

Was Churchill at fault for WWII? Hitler merely misunderstood, and really didn’t want to kill Jews?

Sorry, I agree there are idiots who want to do an EU thing here, but there is no grand conspiracy.


149 posted on 07/11/2008 8:53:48 AM PDT by TheThirdRuffian (Bomb, Bomb. Bomb! Bomb bomb Iran! Bomb. Bomb. Bomb! Bomb bomb Iran!)
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To: SeaDragon

Here it is.


150 posted on 07/11/2008 8:55:02 AM PDT by RikaStrom (The number one rule of the Kama Sutra is that you both be on the same page.../Exeter 051705)
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