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Red Dawn (2012)
4.5 out of 10

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Overall 4
3.5

Red Dawn (2012)

DVDizzy
3 April 2013
  • Conclusion: Those who remember the original Red Dawn as cool or fun probably haven't seen it in a long time. This remake, however, is absolutely no better and, unaided by any nostalgia, it is even more of a chore to endure.
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Red Dawn (2012)

Rock! Shock! Pop!
27 March 2013
  • Excerpt: The original Red Dawn is a lot of fun, but let’s face it, it’s also more than a little goofy. It’s not one of those sacred cows of cinema, the kind that should be untouchable as far as remakes are concerned simply because as enjoyable as it is, the movie left some room for improvement.
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Overall 6
6.1

Red Dawn (2012) (Blu-ray)

DVD Verdict
13 March 2013
  • Summary: Judge Patrick Naugle often starts his day by yelling, "Wolverines!"
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Overall 3
3.0
Audio 8
8.0
Extras 1
1.0

Red Dawn (2012) (US - BD RA)

DVD Active
12 March 2013
  • Summary: Gabe thinks this remake would've been better left in post-production hell...
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Overall 5
5.0

Red Dawn (2012)

High-Def Digest
7 March 2013
  • Conclusion: This remake forgot what made the first so memorable. Had the first movie simply been another testosterone-fueled action movie I don't think it would've turned into such a cult classic. There's a disquieting nervousness bubbling up in the original.
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Overall 5
5.0
Audio 10
10

Red Dawn – 2012

BluRay Authority
7 March 2013
  • Excerpt: Ah, what’s life without a little conflict, right? Nearly thirty years ago a little movie called Red Dawn hit theaters and was perhaps one of the ultimate 80’s “Cold War” movies, right up there with Rocky IV and War Games . The message was simple, “Russians invade the U.S.A.
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Overall 4
4.0
Audio 10
10

Red Dawn (2012) Review

DoBlu
7 March 2013
  • Excerpt: What better way to rile people up than show the high school football star mowing down foreign invaders? With that set-up, you can trim all sense of character and go gung-ho with plentiful AK-47s, a couple of tanks, and numerous dead Koreans… and Russians. Just because, that’s why.
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