World War III Pop Culture: Red Dawn Part II

I was 8 years old when I saw Red Dawn for the first time. Back then I couldn’t fully appreciate the degree of realism the movie projected. Yet as I grew older, and my knowledge expanded, I came to appreciate that realism enormously. This holds true even today when the majority of movies seem to …

World War III Pop Culture: Red Dawn Part I

A couple of years ago the 1987 film Dirty Dancing enjoyed a resurgence in popularity and was capturing a new generation of fans (Millennials) who finally realized just how bad the movies of their generation really were. So they focused their attention on the iconic films of the previous generation (Generation X) and latched onto …