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.
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
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
such a clever review ;)
Aug 11 - 06:43 PM
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