is a psychological thriller and dares you to question the real
investigation going on, sucking you into the story knowing how
movies have the ability to mess with your head.
I could give you a few more clues that
would be helpful, but that would spill the beans.
What I liked about this film is when you
leave the theater a little jittery and unsettled, it shows that
movies possess uncanny powers.
Isn't that why we go?
The trailer makes this look like the scariest
movie ever made, but paranoids rejoice -- it's all about suspense.
Is anyone trustworthy at Shutter Island?
No, not the doctors, not the nurses, not
the drug-induced inmates -- and ultimately not the writer or
What you see is not what you get.
It's a cheat, or maybe it's just a two-hour
In the end, you can't help but to ask yourself,
who's crazier? The inmates at this institution or me for taking
the trip there?
he story revolves around two U.S. Marshals
who arrive by ferry at a remote island off Boston.
The men are there to investigate the escape
of a murderer from a mental health facility called Shutter
he movie addresses some strong, disturbing
concepts, but despite effective performances by the leads, the
film's psychological impact is minimal.
It doesn't pack the punch one has come
to expect from the director, but still his complete skill has
lifted what might otherwise be a mediocre attempt into something
This flick is like a jigsaw puzzle; while
not as twisty as some, it nevertheless is enticing to piece together
and try to figure out a method to its madness.