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70mm at the Ritz: Year of the Dragon
Phone (512) 476-1320
Price $13
Age Suitability None Specified
Category Film
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70mm at the Ritz: "Year of the Dragon"

Sunday, Apr 28, 2013 2:00p

If I had been alive in 1985, Michael Cimino’s YEAR OF THE DRAGON would have doubtlessly been my choice for the best picture of that year. Why? Because despite all the criticism and backlash that this film received about it being variously racist and sexist, its subject matter is actually about the distinctly American compulsion to place the blame on cultural others – that if as a society we don’t instinctively understand something deemed “foreign,” it must be somehow bad or wrong. It is a sincere… Show more

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Alamo Drafthouse Ritz
320 E. Sixth St.
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 476-1320
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