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Michael Shannon

Movie review: Michael Shannon steals '99 Homes'

If your film features a harsh, cold SOB, call Michael Shannon's manager. He'll deliver a top-of-the-line performance, hard for anyone else in the cast to match.tmpplchld No matter what happens in the script, Shannon's screen persona looks ticked off _ as if his shoes were full of gravel. Crime thriller ("The Iceman"), indie tragedy ("Revolutionary Road"), comic book blockbuster ("Man of Steel"), period piece TV ("Boardwalk Empire"), whatever, Shannon delivers ominous black clouds of danger, as immense as smoke choking a fiery oil field.tmpplchld Of course, Shannon will steal your film, but he's worth it.tmpplchld In "99...