Thursday, 15 April 2010

Shutter Island (2010)

Spoiler alert: Everything about this movie spoils itself

How does Martin Scorsese turn a mystery into a dreary and predictable not-thriller?

Is it possible to overdo a stylistic tribute to noir?

Is it possible to create a film with atmospherics so stratospheric, they call their atmospherics to attention than create any atmosphere?

Read my joint review with Hee Enming at Fridae, first published on 14 April 2010.

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