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Dawn Remake as Perfect
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Wash Post Mocks Red
Dawn Remake as Perfect
for Paranoid Tea Partiers

Newsbusters, by Scott Whitlock

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 11/22/2012 11:46:22 AM

According to the Washington Post, the Red Dawn remake that appeared in theaters, Wednesday, is perfect for paranoid Tea Partiers who fear being placed in “internment camps.” Film critic Michael O’Sullivan huffed, “The scenes that follow -- featuring internment camps and summary executions -- will be red meat for tea party patriots.” Aside from the cheap shots, fans of the original 1984 film about a communist invasion might take O’Sullivan’s review lightly. The journalist began by mocking the conservative themes as “silly.” He knocked the Patrick Swayze film, saying: It hadn’t aged well

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: sikupnfed, 11/22/2012 12:15:30 PM     (No. 9029433)

Wolverines!!!!!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: planetgeo, 11/22/2012 12:24:13 PM     (No. 9029444)

You know, if that movie showed a squad of wolverines storming and retaking the Washington Post, it would break all box office records.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Newtsche, 11/22/2012 12:25:01 PM     (No. 9029447)

Even paranoids can have real enemies.



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Reply 4 - Posted by: mitzi, 11/22/2012 12:27:32 PM     (No. 9029451)

It´s been years and years since I paid any attention to what the Wash Post writes. I don´t even click links to their articles.

Fish wrap ... not even good enough for the bottom of the bird cage.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: DocH, 11/22/2012 12:36:48 PM     (No. 9029469)

When I saw the first version in the theater, despite its flaws, I thought it was a good way to express in a way that Americans might be able to grasp what so many other nations -- Poland, Hungary, the Baltic States, Czechoslovakia, Cuba, etc. etc. etc. had gone through when there was a Communist-led invasion or revolution (did I mention Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos or Red China?). Perhaps, I thought, the film would open a few eyes to reality, but instead it was mocked and derided. By the people who supported what the Soviets and other Marxists did, of course, but they run our media and now, our government.

Now a new one is out. I haven´t seen it, but I will. Wolverines!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 11/22/2012 12:39:20 PM     (No. 9029471)

Watched an Australian knock-off of Red Dawn last night on NetFlix called, "Tomorrow When the War Began".
It´s interesting that people are beginning to wonder if freedom is a birthright, or something you must fight for every single day.
The bad guys in the Aussie flick are clearly "Asian" and their means and purpose of invading are spot on.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: lavalette, 11/22/2012 12:40:40 PM     (No. 9029472)

The problem is that in the real "Red Dawn" the invaders, jailers and executioners will be our fellow citizens.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Johnny Angle, 11/22/2012 12:47:33 PM     (No. 9029483)

You Washington Post people and D.C. government degenerates in general - vacation and booze it up somewhere other than in the mountains of Western Maryland. Garrett County will take your money, but we don´t like you.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: St. Pitbull, 11/22/2012 1:09:28 PM     (No. 9029505)

I´m not paranoid. But I am stockpiling guns, ammo, and selected other items should the shtf. Ask the people who were hit by Sandy if they wish that they had done the same with some fuel, food and water rations (and pretty soon - guns and ammo). I´m not paranoid - I´m cautious and prepared.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Udanja99, 11/22/2012 1:16:37 PM     (No. 9029513)

In a remake for the current times we live in, the enemy should be Muslims. But no one in Hollywood has the guts to make that film.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Dixie, 11/22/2012 1:17:19 PM     (No. 9029514)

I loved the original and I can´t wait to see the remake!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: devnull, 11/22/2012 1:28:25 PM     (No. 9029527)

Tea Party Patriot .... I´ll wear that label with pride.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: strike3, 11/22/2012 2:01:16 PM     (No. 9029563)

I may be paranoid but I believe strongly that the art of knocking the eye out of a squirrel at 200 yards will soon surpass most other skills valued by Americans. Let them laugh.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Italiano, 11/22/2012 2:05:13 PM     (No. 9029567)

#10, I suspect that our next real enemy is a bit closer than that.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: strike3, 11/22/2012 2:13:31 PM     (No. 9029573)

#12, I´ll even wear the Tea Party Fanatic label. We are the only group that Washington fears - and with good reason. We will take this country back in a short time if we get angry enough and most of us are almost there.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Rob_NC, 11/22/2012 2:15:58 PM     (No. 9029574)

...really...this has to be what it was like in 1860-61...

..hey waldo...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-eL0Gksgdo



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Reply 17 - Posted by: veritas, 11/22/2012 2:27:04 PM     (No. 9029589)

They came for a ´filmmaker,´
and I said nothing
because I wasn´t a filmmaker....

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Reply 18 - Posted by: leopardtwo, 11/22/2012 2:32:24 PM     (No. 9029591)

If the enemy are lefties, shouldn´t it be called ´Blue Dawn´?

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Reply 19 - Posted by: kenecarroll, 11/22/2012 3:02:30 PM     (No. 9029624)

SEEMS to ME...that the WaPo has a slight bit of paranoia themsleves. We are watching you!

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Bad Dog, 11/22/2012 3:25:39 PM     (No. 9029642)

Nobody´s born paranoid....it´s learned/conditioned behavior.

Wolverines! (At the movie now!)

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Moritz55, 11/22/2012 4:18:41 PM     (No. 9029708)

The hardest thing to accept in the new film is that it takes place in western WA. Far from fighting back, I doubt the folks in and around Seattle would even notice a communist takeover.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: dr fate, 11/22/2012 5:10:53 PM     (No. 9029756)

Sorry, not in the mood for patriotic movies after the last election. The idea that Americans would fight to the death to defend their country when so many just handed over their freedom so willingly is just laughable.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: noddy, 11/22/2012 5:40:18 PM     (No. 9029772)

Watched the original on TV about a month ago. Not bad. Western Washington has a lot of ´´red necks´´ out in the woods. There´s a lot more to this state than snobbish elites.

I have a big interest in seeing the remake apart from the subject matter. The star is hopefully going to be Mitch Rapp in Vince Flynn´s first film. He has been offered a sizeable sum and a contract. Still waiting to hear.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Trigger2, 11/23/2012 5:16:23 AM     (No. 9030163)

If Red Dawn ever became a reality war, you´d see each and every liberal elitist cowering and cooperating with the enemy. The Wolverines would have to take them out first.

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