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Review: 'The Iceman' can't heat up, even with Michael Shannon
Review: 'The Iceman' can't heat up, even with Michael Shannon

Michael Shannon has basically rewritten the book on how to portray dark, volatile men in film with his unerring way of channeling rage and repression. It was never more chilling, or more fully realized, than his turn as a family man both paralyzed and driven by his apocalyptic fears in 2011's "Take Shelter." But even Shannon has his work cut out for him in the new crime drama "The Iceman." Based on the true story of convicted killer Richard Kuklinski, who was arrested in 1986 and later claimed to have carried out 100 hits for the mob over a 20-year span, it seemed to be right in Shannon's wheelhouse. And certainly we've shown a continuing fascination...

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