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'Red Dawn' a throwback to the Cold War thriller

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The original "Red Dawn" was released in 1984, five years before the Berlin Wall fell. The Cold War hadn't yet ended, so the film's vision of an America invaded by the Soviets -- with the help of their Cuban friends -- wasn't completely unimaginable. The remake of "Red Dawn" comes nearly three decades later, after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks alerted the world to new dangers. Yet, the makers of...

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