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Wednesday, January 27 2010

The Ice Storm: America Out in the Cold

Ang Lee captures the '70s on film the way Rick Moody captures the era in the book The Ice Storm. It's the midst of the sexual revolution, the Watergate scandal is erupting, and the country's social consciousness is changing.


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Thursday, August 22 2013

America Through Nature's Gaze: 'The Ice Storm'

Featuring career best performances from almost everyone involved, The Ice Storm holds up as document that is at once identifiably “of a time”, but also impeccably timeless.


Thursday, April 3 2008

The Ice Storm

The general fuzzed-out sense of malaise that Lee is able to tap into while exploring the Nixon-era sexual revolution (and repression and adventure), creates a point of view that both ruthlessly observes and empathizes with these alien suburbanites.


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