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arwalden Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-09-06 11:41 AM
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27. Actually... It Still Seems Far-Fetched.
<< It seem so far fetched then. How times have changed. >>

Really? What about the "times" do you think has changed so much, that this movie now seems more realistic or even slightly plausible to you? :shrug:
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  -I just watched "Red Dawn" the movie! Buxtehude  Jul-09-06 10:56 AM   #0 
  - How times have changed?  devilgrrl   Jul-09-06 10:57 AM   #1 
  - and some will always  Buxtehude   Jul-09-06 11:02 AM   #6 
  - Freepers and other McVeigh types love that movie.  onehandle   Jul-09-06 11:01 AM   #2 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-09-06 11:10 AM   #8 
  - Hey, now, I loved that movie for it's pure escapism, and I'M as far from  kestrel91316   Jul-09-06 11:06 PM   #34 
  - Same here!  wicket   Jul-10-06 07:26 AM   #42 
  - After that movie, I wanted the Soviets to invade us  theboss   Jul-13-06 02:41 PM   #75 
  - Change the occupying Soviet gov't to a totalitarian US gov't and...  Selatius   Jul-09-06 11:02 AM   #3 
  - I liked the movie and............  TheDebbieDee   Jul-09-06 11:02 AM   #4 
  - DebbieDee, I liked it also. It was  asjr   Jul-09-06 11:10 AM   #9 
     - Age has nothing to do with it  Buxtehude   Jul-09-06 11:12 AM   #11 
        - I am not quite sure how you interpreted my reply  asjr   Jul-09-06 11:26 AM   #18 
  - I don't think the Soviets will be invading anytime soon....  cigsandcoffee   Jul-09-06 11:02 AM   #5 
  - No I don't either  Buxtehude   Jul-09-06 11:07 AM   #7 
     - Why? Because most people see this movie as  walldude   Jul-09-06 11:11 AM   #10 
        - Anti-communist. Focused on the Soviets because China, a big nation then,  HypnoToad   Jul-09-06 11:13 AM   #12 
        - Sorry, I stand corrected...  walldude   Jul-09-06 11:27 AM   #21 
        - China had a walk-on role. Powers Boothe plays a U.S. pilot who's  leveymg   Jul-09-06 12:26 PM   #31 
        - The scene that struck me was at the end  Buxtehude   Jul-09-06 11:29 PM   #37 
           - I always interpreted the scene as...  BlueAlert   Jul-11-06 03:54 PM   #64 
              - True, their was that mutual admiration  Buxtehude   Jul-11-06 06:06 PM   #67 
        - China isn't really a "true" communist nation anymore.  Raydawg1234   Jul-09-06 11:50 PM   #39 
           - I'm afraid you're in for a shock. They've been playing nice while  greyhound1966   Jul-10-06 09:33 AM   #46 
              - yeah, what you said. nt  MGD   Jul-10-06 11:57 AM   #52 
        - You can save your sarcasm  Buxtehude   Jul-09-06 11:24 AM   #15 
        - I wasn't being sarcastic... and I agree  walldude   Jul-09-06 11:33 AM   #24 
           - I'm gonna have to get my hair suit off  Buxtehude   Jul-09-06 11:34 AM   #25 
           - And "Confessions of an Economic Hit Man" by John Perkins  greyhound1966   Jul-10-06 09:38 AM   #47 
              - really?  northzax   Jul-10-06 11:23 AM   #49 
                 - Yes.  greyhound1966   Jul-10-06 12:22 PM   #55 
                    - I've read it  northzax   Jul-10-06 01:52 PM   #57 
                       - False premise. Shame on you.  greyhound1966   Jul-11-06 02:50 PM   #59 
                          - ok then. I pose you a simple question  northzax   Jul-11-06 03:30 PM   #63 
                             - Continually pushing a false premise won't get you anywhere.  greyhound1966   Jul-11-06 04:31 PM   #66 
                                - so, a brief summary of your point would be:  northzax   Jul-13-06 02:35 PM   #74 
        - it was an attempt to smear Danny Ortega  ngant17   Jul-09-06 11:36 AM   #26 
           - Shame on em then! n/t  Buxtehude   Jul-09-06 11:50 AM   #29 
  - To me the movie is illuminating when the setting is changed  SnowGoose   Jul-09-06 11:22 AM   #13 
  - You weren't the only one to protest! n/t  Buxtehude   Jul-09-06 11:26 AM   #17 
  - Forward to today  hobbit709   Jul-09-06 11:22 AM   #14 
  - bingo  baldguy   Jul-10-06 07:28 AM   #43 
  - Interesting responses folks  nadinbrzezinski   Jul-09-06 11:25 AM   #16 
  - Now someone understands! n/t  Buxtehude   Jul-09-06 11:27 AM   #20 
  - It Wasn't Necessar y To Rewrite It  ProfessorGAC   Jul-10-06 11:56 AM   #51 
  - I was the target audience when it came out and I enjoyed it for what it  greyhound1966   Jul-10-06 12:45 PM   #56 
  - Try to find a film called Harrison Bergeron  ikri   Jul-09-06 11:26 AM   # 
  - they should translate it into Arabic  Cocoa   Jul-09-06 11:26 AM   #19 
  - If you want to see a movie that REALLY feels weird now, check out...  Up2Late   Jul-09-06 11:28 AM   #22 
  - The old TV series "Amerika"  roamer65   Jul-09-06 10:58 PM   #33 
     - It seems more likely today  Buxtehude   Jul-09-06 11:31 PM   #38 
  - Replace America with Iraq and Soviets with US troops, very appropriate  sleipnir   Jul-09-06 11:29 AM   #23 
  - Actually... It Still Seems Far-Fetched.  arwalden   Jul-09-06 11:41 AM   #27 
  - Not to be taken literally  Buxtehude   Jul-09-06 11:49 AM   #28 
     - That's Really Not A Very Good Answer  arwalden   Jul-09-06 12:05 PM   #30 
        - You are evading my question.  Buxtehude   Jul-09-06 10:19 PM   #32 
           - Absurd.  arwalden   Jul-10-06 07:13 AM   #41 
           - Looks like we're done here.  Buxtehude   Jul-11-06 06:08 PM   #68 
           - That's Not What Happens In The Movie  ProfessorGAC   Jul-10-06 11:54 AM   #50 
              - Use your imagination n/t  Buxtehude   Jul-11-06 06:08 PM   #69 
  - I think they should do an updated version.  Cleita   Jul-09-06 11:16 PM   #35 
  - How about  Buxtehude   Jul-09-06 11:18 PM   #36 
  - yeah thats called "They Live" with Roddy Piper  LSK   Jul-11-06 02:57 PM   #62 
     - Interesting  Buxtehude   Jul-11-06 06:16 PM   #71 
     - That was a fun movie to watch.  Selatius   Jul-13-06 02:43 PM   #76 
  - No kidding, it was a JOKE then  symbolman   Jul-10-06 03:25 AM   #40 
  - reagan era war porn  datasuspect   Jul-10-06 07:43 AM   #44 
  - Ah, so you see the parallels between Wolverines and Iraq insurgency. -nt  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Jul-10-06 09:11 AM   #45 
  - Not really  Buxtehude   Jul-11-06 06:31 PM   #73 
     - I could see a dissident movement forming if Bush declares martial law  Selatius   Jul-13-06 02:44 PM   #78 
  - Any movie with Harry Dean Stanton in it is worth watching... Avenge Me!  lectrobyte   Jul-10-06 10:47 AM   #48 
  - Unless the Mystery Science Theatre  stanwyck   Jul-10-06 12:04 PM   #53 
  - It's not a movie that I like  Anarcho-Socialist   Jul-10-06 12:07 PM   #54 
  - I really liked the beginning of that movie.  enigma000   Jul-10-06 01:58 PM   #58 
  - Many people on the left and the right are looking forward to reenacting  bryant69   Jul-11-06 02:53 PM   #60 
  - now go rent another 80s flick about insurgency: V  LSK   Jul-11-06 02:55 PM   #61 
  - Dish network, didn't have to rent it.  Buxtehude   Jul-11-06 06:11 PM   #70 
  - WOLVERINES!!!! nt  The Gunslinger   Jul-11-06 04:03 PM   #65 
  - This is interesting  Buxtehude   Jul-11-06 06:28 PM   #72 
  - How is it possibly more realistic now?  theboss   Jul-13-06 02:44 PM   #77 
 

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