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Today in Movie History: July 10

The key to dystopian science fiction is to make their bleak future plausible, which is why stories like¬†1984 resonate even after the precise future date they utilize has come and gone. John Carpenter pulled off a similar trick with¬†Escape from New York, turning Manhattan Island into a walled maximum security prison controlled by a future police state. When Air Force …