The Iceman Cometh Reviews

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TV Guide's Movie Guide
May 28, 2008
The scene-stealer is Robert Ryan, one of cinema's forgotten great actors. He delivers a superlative performance as the radical with dark reason and fearful purpose, bringing a new, almost heroic dimension to the character.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Michael Feingold
Village Voice
May 28, 2008
We see a fairly dazzling array of performances, built by Frankenheimer cunningly and steadily.
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Pauline Kael
New Yorker
May 28, 2008
Eugene O'Neill's great, heavy, simplistic, mechanical, beautiful play has been given a straightforward, faithful production in handsome, dark-toned color.
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Nora Sayre
New York Times
May 9, 2005
The play is an inescapably great experience, and that fact isn't muffled by this film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
October 23, 2004
For four hours we live in these two rooms and discover the secrets of these people, and at the end we have gone deeper, seen more, and will remember more, than with most of the other movies of our life.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
August 24, 2004
A series of powerful performances and some sympathetic direction from Frankenheimer raise this above most of the American Film Theater's productions.
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
February 5, 2004
A stiff in spite of an interesting cast.
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
August 12, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
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