19 November 2012 2:19 PM, PST | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

What once was old is new again! Even old stuff that you probably only sort of remember, which is why we are being bombarded with a reformatted “Red Dawn,” a vaguely apocalyptic action thriller full of hot young actors (among them, Asgard's protector Chris Hemsworth, Hunger Gamer Josh Hutcherson and Nickelodeon superstar Josh Peck) who were probably too young to remember the original. Well, no matter. The teens need something to watch now that the glittery vampire luster of “Twilight: Breaking Dawn – Part 2” has faded. Now, the real question is: will you, hard-working moviegoer, want to pluck down for the new “Red Dawn” or is it something you'd rather just let fade into the sunset? Read on to find out! Con: It's a Completely Unnecessary Remake The original “Red Dawn,” released in 1984, is little more than a Reagan-era curio, one whose longevity has been assured, not because of some cult status or critical reevaluation, »

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