We realize there's only so much time one can spend in a day watching new trailers, viral video clips, and shaky cell phone footage of people arguing on live television. This is why every day The Atlantic Wire highlights the videos that truly earn your five minutes (or less) of attention. Today:
Here's a trailer for the remake of '80s movie Red Dawn. The original was about teenagers fighting the Soviets and their allies. This one is about teenagers fighting the North Koreans. The original had the two stars of Dirty Dancing. This one has one of the stars of The Hunger Games, Thor, Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman's adopted son, and Josh from Drake & Josh.
This is a parody of East of Eden — yeah, the same one — starring Penn Badgley, a.k.a. "lonely boy" Dan Humphrey from Gossip Girl.
Meryl Streep reveals that she would marry Robert Redford, "shag" Jack Nicholson, and kill Dustin Hoffman. No offense to Redford, but, personally, we'd marry Hoffman. Have you seen Tootsie?
Mildly (or greatly, depending on your mood) horrifying: the Chatroulette "Call Me Maybe" lip dub. See how much of it you can get through without your head exploding.
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