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Film REVIEW: Shutter Island (2010) - ★★★★★

Director: Martin Scorsese

Writer: Laeta Kalogridis

based on Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane

Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley, Michelle Williams, Emily Mortimer, Patricia Clarkson, Max von Sydow.

Genre: Mystery, Thriller

Themes: Surprise Ending, Neo Noir

Teddy Daniels and Chuck Aule, two US marshals, are sent to an asylum on a remote island in order to investigate the disappearance of a patient, where Teddy uncovers a shocking truth about the place.

The film received generally positive reviews from critics.


Daniel - ★★★★★

"This was an absolutely amazing film and is definitely one of my favourite all time films.

I enjoy this film because of the absolutely amazing, creative plot twist and it also had a great cast."

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Like this? Try these!....

  1. Knives Out (2019) - #44 - ★★★★★

  2. Minority Report (2002) - #168 - ★★★★

  3. Hugo (2011) - #264 - ★★★★

  4. Source Code (2011) - #265 - ★★★★

  5. The Prestige (2006) - #524 - ★★★

  6. Non-Stop (2014) - n/a

  7. Kafka (1991) - n/a

  8. Death Note (2006 TV) - n/a

  9. Flightplan (2005) - n/a

  10. The Maze Runner (2014) - n/a

For more crime and spins take a look at Knives Out , Minority Report (also starring Max von Sydow), Source Code, The Prestuge, Non-Stop, Kafka, Death Note, Flightplan and The Maze Runner (also starring Patricia Clarkson). Director Martin Scorsese meanwhile also teamed up with Ben Kingsley and Emily Mortimer again for the more family friendly Hugo.

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