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Play It Again – Red Dawn

By Jess Lomas January 29, 2014 Play It Again is a weekly feature in which our classic-film connoisseurs revisit a revered motion picture from the annals of movie history, to see if it holds up… or if it has aged terribly. And yes, it takes its name from a famously misquoted Casablanca line. (Hey, whatever. […]

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Young guns – Red Dawn review

By Richard Haridy April 2, 2013 John Milius‘ 1984 film Red Dawn was a jingoistic fever-dream straight from the right-wing heartland of the United States. It banked on the Soviet paranoia of the era to show what would happen if America was invaded. This remake (shot in 2009) replaces the Russians with North Koreans, and […]

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