Critic Review - New Yorker

Umberto Eco wrote, "Two clichés make us laugh but a hundred clichés move us, because we sense dimly that the clichés are talking among themselves, celebrating a reunion." Shutter Island is that reunion, and that shrine.

February 22, 2010 Full Review Source: New Yorker | Comments (4)
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Armin K.

Armin Kastner

A lot of good talent was wasted in this movie. The sound track was terrible, but then the movie would even be worse without it. I liked the hurricane since I was 9 years old at the time and on a boat in the North Atlantic riding out the storm. Now that was scarry.

Feb 26 - 04:52 AM

Luis U.

Luis Urgelles

A very good review. I also share that interest for Eco's literature. This is a good movie. It remebered me of Lovecraft's stories.

Mar 26 - 10:23 AM

Iveet J.

Iveet Jiménez

such a clever review ;)

Aug 11 - 06:43 PM

Suzonka

suzonka tyler

IM SORT OF CONFUSED ABOUT THIS MOVIE, WAS LEONARDO REALLY SENT TO THE ISLAND AS A MARSHAL, OR WAS THIS ALL HIS FANTASY OF MADNESS AND HE ACTUALLY WAS THERE MANY YEAS.?

Jan 29 - 02:46 PM

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