Don't cable-movie producers realize that no amount of high-tech razzle-dazzle or state-of-the-art stunts can bring back the Cold War? DETONATOR isn't just an inadvertent period piece; it feels like something that's been lodged and forgotten in a '60s anti-Communist time capsule. The film
first aired on cable as "Alistair MacLean's Death Train."
UNACO, a policing branch of the UN, is called in to investigate a double disaster. Plutonium has been pilfered from a German military lab and terrorists have hijacked a train. To the horror of UNACO chief Malcolm Philpott (Patrick Stewart), terrorists led by renegade US soldier Alex Tierney (Ted
Levine) are hurtling acro...