Red Dawn remake

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    Saw the trailer for this while watching football yesterday afternoon. Anyone else see this?

    An invasion of America...by North Korea? Really? North Korea can't even get a long-range rocket out of Stage 1 liftoff. So how are they going to invade the US?
     
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    Don't mess with Red Dawn

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    obama will give them transportation.
     
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    Yeah, that's the same issue I have with the movie. A North Korean invasion is completely unrealistic. I read somewhere that it was initially China, but they thought it would offend the Chinese, so they changed it.

    The original movie had a Soviet Union/Cuban invasion which was very much possible during the Cold War, so I think the original hit home more than this one will.
     
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    Arnold is makinhg another Conan the Barbarian movie
     
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    The first one sucked so why bother making a second that will suck?
     
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    Very little about the first movie was possible/believable. :tongue: I still remember it fondly, though.

    Yes, originally this remake was going to use the Chinese; from what I've read, they changed it to N. Korea after shooting and basically did cgi on the flags and perhaps the uniforms to switch the origins of the countries. It may still have Chinese involvement, I don't know.

    This is also not a new movie, in that it was filmed a few years ago. Chris Hemsworth is one of the stars, but this was made before he did Thor, so he looks very young.

    I'll probably see it on cable one day. :lol:
     
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    Yeah...i read that too. So, to make up for it, they will pick the last country in the world capable of invading the US, able to evade our fleet in both Japan and Hawaii and God knows how many radar stations in the Pacific.
     
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    Should have had us invaded by Canada
     
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    The first one was just awful.

    And I don't think this is going to hold a candle to the original.

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