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Now scheduled for release the Friday before the presidential election on Tuesday, November 6, 2012
1 posted on 11/25/2011 7:52:46 AM PST by Iron Munro
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2 posted on 11/25/2011 7:56:22 AM PST by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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While the Red Dawn remake will follow very closely in the footsteps of the original, this time around it is the North Koreans doing the invading of the only genuine superpower left on the planet – after filmmakers had originally slated the Chinese as the villains of the piece, but changed their minds in order to give the movie more appeal in the increasingly lucrative market of China.

This is all I needed to know.

3 posted on 11/25/2011 7:56:23 AM PST by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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Will China then play the role of the Soviet Union in the original movie, who supported the Cubans? So China would be the power behind the N. Koreans.

Nothing else would make sense.


4 posted on 11/25/2011 7:56:26 AM PST by Jeff Head (Liberty is not free. Never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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So the North Koreans invade the United States? They should have stuck with the Chinese.


5 posted on 11/25/2011 7:56:34 AM PST by Husker24
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It’s going to be one hell of a stretch for a North Korean invasion to be credible. At least you could rationalize a Chinese one as they are getting to superpower status. North Korea can’t even feed itself.


6 posted on 11/25/2011 7:56:37 AM PST by drbuzzard (different league)
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The first was was just a so-so movie, why would I watch a remake?


9 posted on 11/25/2011 8:00:37 AM PST by Venturer
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LOL! North Korea, eh? Straight to DVD...

Now bow down to your Chinese overlords, Hollywood!

10 posted on 11/25/2011 8:03:02 AM PST by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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Another hollywood movie remake?
weak


16 posted on 11/25/2011 8:07:19 AM PST by ▀udda▀udd (7 days - 7 ways a Guero y Guay Lao << >> with a floating, shifting, ever changing)
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Why use the North Koreans as villains when Hollywood could have just used the Real Mexican Invasion that is occurring right now???

They could have called it Roja Dawn...


22 posted on 11/25/2011 8:11:57 AM PST by Le Chien Rouge
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While the Red Dawn remake will follow very closely in the footsteps of the original, this time around it is the North Koreans doing the invading of the only genuine superpower left on the planet – after filmmakers had originally slated the Chinese as the villains of the piece, but changed their minds in order to give the movie more appeal in the increasingly lucrative market of China.

This is a mis-characterization. China has an annual quota of 20 American movies a year. Red Dawn will not make that quota - its villain, North Korea, is an ally the party characterizes as being as close to China as lips and teeth (in the quaint Chinese phraseology). I'd say MGM is recasting the villain so that its other movies (including the James Bond franchise) aren't permanently excluded from China's annual quota of American movies.

26 posted on 11/25/2011 8:14:40 AM PST by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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WOLVERINES!


29 posted on 11/25/2011 8:19:14 AM PST by LyinLibs (All moslems are somewhere on the killing-you spectrum)
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The NorKs invading? Riiiiight.


31 posted on 11/25/2011 8:22:00 AM PST by null and void (This is day 1039 of America's Obamavacation from reality.)
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If this one is anything like the original, it’s going to make the liberals’ heads explode.


32 posted on 11/25/2011 8:22:00 AM PST by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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It should be a Mexican invasion of Arizona, with the Federal Government refusing to even acknowledge it is happening. The locals have to band together to drive off the Mexican Army and Zetas.

Oh wait, sorry...that's a news item, not a movie plot. :)

34 posted on 11/25/2011 8:23:48 AM PST by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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Now that story line is a joke.The North Korean’s invading the United States.They are lucky if the could invade the Republic of Korea without getting destroyed in the process.

At least the writers could have made a more plausible script than this piece of crap.

You folks here are right though this movie will be in the discount bin quick.

40 posted on 11/25/2011 8:34:20 AM PST by puppypusher (The World is going to the dogs.)
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ABSURD premise: North Korea has its hands full already with invading ITSELF.It can only threaten the rest of the world with its nukes, if anything,
and that doesn’t constitute an “invasion”. China, also is not about to physically invade the USA: the real danger with China is that they can do pretty much what they want in the world, especially with us, because we “owe them”.
The real danger as everyone knows unmistakably for the last decade at least, is Radical Islam. This movie may have some fanciful notions that it will be taken as a “parable”, with N. Korea ‘sitting in’ for Islam, but I can’t see how they could even make that believable, since they’re starting from a chicken**it premise, and hence are showing a major failure of artistic and political nerve from the get-go.


47 posted on 11/25/2011 8:46:49 AM PST by supremedoctrine
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Ok, so who is helping the norks in the remake? In the original, the cubans invaded with nukes, navy, advisors, and air support from the soviets.

the Norks, just as the cubans, don’t have what it takes to pull something like this off all by themselves. Lets just make a list of possible allies(excluding china)

venezuela
iran
syria
PLO
pakistan?
indonesia?

I can’t think of any others. I don’t see any on the list with a navy capable of getting it done.

Alright, how about a scenario? We’re gonna need a perfect storm kind of a situation. Our military will need to be decimated in the blink of an eye. Lets say we have a massive troop buildup (over and above what we already have) in the middle east to do something with iran and syria and pakistan. Then they use a coordinated nuke attack on their own soil to wipe out our troops. This leaves us in a weakened state and the norks decide to take advantage. more nukes are launched on america and then a ground invasion.

there’s still the problem of our navy. There’s still the problem of our own nukes. Nobody on that list has enough nukes to take out all of our nukes.

Ok, cyber war. after the coordinated nuke attack on our forces in the asia/middle east, there is a massive cyber war waged that knocks out our satellites and most all of our communications. THEN the norks begin a massive ground invasion.

Its kinda tenuous but I guess it will work in a movie.


49 posted on 11/25/2011 8:49:04 AM PST by mamelukesabre
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By the time modern day hollywood gets done re-writing it, it’s going to be about armed Christian tea-parters attacking minorities, and the OWS protesters will be cast as the heroes defending the minorities.


50 posted on 11/25/2011 8:57:21 AM PST by death2tyrants
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I predict . . . failure. At least the Aussie version, “Tomorrow When the War Began” was courageous to use the Chinese as the bad guys. Not a bad movie and they are making a sequel.


56 posted on 11/25/2011 9:08:54 AM PST by Sudetenland (There can be no freedom without God--What man gives, man can take away.)
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When the Norks get to the intersection of Florence and Normandie, they will wish they were back in ping-pong eating Kimchee...

Just ask Reginald Denny.....


60 posted on 11/25/2011 9:30:41 AM PST by NeverForgetBataan (To the German Commander -- ..........................NUTS !)
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