Red Dawn

‘Red Dawn’: How Not Crying Will Defeat Communism

Wolverines! In Hollywood action flicks, hypermasculinity is a key tool for survival. The folks who have zombie-apocalypse bunkers and piles of military-grade weapons last longer – if they never cry. It’s reinforced in Red Dawn, the 1984 movie starring Patrick Swayze and directed by John Milius. Milius’s Red Dawn adoringly plays with the premise of […]