ICE (Robert Kramer, 1970)

Writer-director Robert Kramer’s futuristic Orwellian Ice refers to the present. Its fascistic U.S. is Richard Nixon’s. (Surprise.)      The “Old Left” was bugabooed by the disastrous Spanish Civil War and buoyed by the example of the Soviet Union—until Czechoslovakia 1968, the final straw that eliminated Stalin as the explanation of all things bad there. The “New […]