Director: Dan Bradley
Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Isabel Lucas, Josh Hutcherson, Josh Peck
The city of Spokane, Washington is awakened by a North Korean paratrooper invasion. Marine Corps veteran Jed Eckert and his civilian brother, Matt, escape with a group of friends to an isolated cabin in the woods, where they witness the execution of their father at the hands of the ruthless Captain Cho. The brothers unite with their friends to form a guerrilla resistance group--the Wolverines--to drive the invaders from their home.
Now this remake movie is still as unrealistic as the original one from the 80's. It seems that they were just making a movie to make North Korea look like that they really want to come and invade the USA. It does not take much at all to put these type of images in the minds of Americans. All it really takes is a movie, and that is what they made. They made another terrorist attack scare movie direct from Hollywood. It is pretty sick.
If you ignore all of that, and you just watch the movie to believe that all of it is possible, then the movie is really good. The thought of cities in this country being taken over, and there is nothing that can be done about it. That is a really scary thought. You see it on the big screen, and that image is implanted into your mind.
The acting in the movie is good. The cast was really well placed. The main question that I have about the movie is why?. Why in the hell did we need a remake of this movie. Are they just putting titles of 80's movies in a hat and just drawing one out to be remade? That is what it seems like they are doing. This movie was one that was forgotten about in the 80's. It was a forgotten movie.
I still think that this movie was made to be just another scare tactic to keep us in fear. It was not like it was an important movie from the 80's at all. It is something to watch. Enjoy.
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