Dennis Hopper as Daniel Morgan in Mad Dog Morgan

The film Easy Rider (1969) made its director and star Dennis Hopper, and the film’s producer and co-star Peter Fonda, counter-cultural icons of the late 1960s. The film’s minuscule budget, roaring box office success, and critical acclaim paved the way for a movement within Hollywood that would change the direction of filmmaking for the next […]

North Korea in Fiction and as Fiction

According to the new remake of Red Dawn the communist threat is back. At the peak of The Cold War the original Red Dawn, released in 1984 and starring soon to be megastars Patrick Swayze and Charlie Sheen, showed a rag-tag army of teenagers take on the might of the invading Soviet Red Army. The […]