| Original Score: 4/5
Despite its shortcomings Shutter Island is still miles better than the usual stuff we are spoon-fed nowadays. Welcome to the world of horror, Marty ... please stay a while and get comfortable.
Some critics sniffed at the movie for its unapologetically pulpy genre thrills, but the hell with them; Scorsese's having a blast here, and so will you. Watch it late at night with the curtains drawn.
Great behind the scenes extras (but sadly, no commentary).
The cinematic equivalent of a bait and switch scam.
| Original Score: 1.5/4
...by the time the movie is over, one realizes it doesn't add up to much. (Blu-ray Edition)
| Original Score: 6/10
A basically just kidding Boston offshore yarn featuring fleeing assorted lost and found psychos, born again Nazis, and Red Scare gulag rehab for unrepentant communists on the loose that, well, doesn't amount to a hill of baked beans.