'Iceman' -- 3 stars

<b>R; 1:45 running time</b><br><br>At 6-foot-4 and north of 250 pounds, the Polish-American Kuklinski cut an imposing figure. So does Shannon; with that frame and those features, he needn't waste any time indicating, externally, the usual behavioral tics and traits we associate with heartless murderers. What's good about "The Iceman" has everything to do with expectations being subverted, despite the bloody familiarity of the terrain. Just when you think you've seen enough of these wiseguys, along comes a story like Kuklinski's, and an actor like Shannon. -- Michael Phillips<br><br><a href=http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/movies/sc-mov-iceman-review-20130516,0,1561513.column>Read the full "Iceman" movie review</a>

( May 14, 2013 )

R; 1:45 running time

At 6-foot-4 and north of 250 pounds, the Polish-American Kuklinski cut an imposing figure. So does Shannon; with that frame and those features, he needn't waste any time indicating, externally, the usual behavioral tics and traits we associate with heartless murderers. What's good about "The Iceman" has everything to do with expectations being subverted, despite the bloody familiarity of the terrain. Just when you think you've seen enough of these wiseguys, along comes a story like Kuklinski's, and an actor like Shannon. -- Michael Phillips

Read the full "Iceman" movie review

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