Early Review of Red Dawn

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Remakes are a risky business, especially when it comes to such a, uh, beloved (and we use the term loosely) film as Red Dawn. It’s a crown jewel from that short period in the 80s when every flick seemed to follow the mantra, “F*ck yes, America!”
The Patrick Swayze “classic” really wasn’t a very good movie by any stretch of the imagination. Sure, it’s a great film to accompany a 12-pack on Sunday afternoon with your buddies, but it’s just so incredibly outdated. Still, when they announced the new Red Dawn, I was hesitant to embrace the idea, since I am, after all, a red-blooded American male. This is probably why I hate myself a little for liking the remake so damn much.
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