Tag: Michael Cimino

Year of the Dragon Movie Essay - 1985 Michael Cimino Film

Hate and War: Michael Cimino’s ‘Year of the Dragon’

“‘Year of the Dragon’ offers little comfort, and when it does, Cimino heavily suggests its victories are hollow and insincere. It is a dark-mirror exercise in genre fragmentation that shatters the vigilante cop thriller into thousands of pieces and lays its ugliest instincts frighteningly bare.”