Ice
Ice (1970)

Bridging the gap between underground agit-prop and creative independent cinema (as well as blurring the line between drama and mockumentary), Ice is set in an unspecified time in the early '70s, when the United States has become… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

The mood is terrorized and often brutal, but the behavioral observations and some of the tenderness periodically call to mind early Cassavetes.

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Time Out

A film that has gained hugely with the passage of time.

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Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

The question is: is the film about being bogged down in the philosophical minutia of what the revolution means, or is the film itself bogged down because director Robert Kramer was unable to separate his production from the movement it grew out of?

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Molly Haskell
Village Voice

Genuine and admirable.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Its intense desire to honestly tell its story comes through loud and clear.

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Roger Greenspun
New York Times

The cast is amateur (and wholly anonymous, though you may recognize a few friends and familiar faces), but it is adequate to the moods, frustrations, accommodations and intolerances of the movie.

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Stan Hall
Oregonian

One of American cinema's most cogent expressions of militant-leftist thought, and an important historical artifact.

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Walter M.
Ice" is an experimental film set in an alternate United States that is at war with Mexico(or substitute Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan or Syria. No extra… More