Written by alfiehitchie Reviews: Shutter Island. And that is exactly where it exceeds. Teddy is shown as a scared man; a man of war and violence as portrayed in various flashbacks. It is a book filled with twists and turns, that will leave the reader dizzy. Marty takes what he has learned from the great films of the past and puts it into his.
That is another thing that sets this apart, it is a horror film that makes you actually think. A film that has already completely split the critics. Marshal Teddy Daniels Leonardo DiCaprio and his new partner Mark Ruffalo to Ashecliffe Hospital, a fortress-like insane asylum located on a remote, windswept island. A film that has re-ignited the thriller genre. From these opening scenes, Marty has set up a dark and creepy premise. As the investigation deepens, Teddy realizes he will have to confront his own dark fears if he hopes to make it off the island alive. A film that will leave you breathless.
A movie that messes with you. And it is no coincidence both were brilliantly written novels. And no one likes to be messed with. We follow Teddy on his quest, through every dark corridor and perilous confrontations. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.
A film that will leave many upset, and hating it. The woman appears to have vanished from a locked room, and there are hints of terrible deeds committed within the hospital walls. You see, we as the audience are first put in the shoes of Teddy. And trust me, you probably wont like it. And no one likes to be messed with. Written by alfiehitchie Reviews: Shutter Island.
A film that will divide the film community. Shutter Island is adapted by a book written by Dennis Lehane wrote gone baby, gone and mystic river. But, you see, that is where this thriller becomes something more. A film that will divide the film community. For we, like Teddy, are blind. A film that has already completely split the critics. These will go on to be increasingly important as the story progresses.
Slowly, we are given pieces to the puzzle, but the audience does not even realize it. Shutter Island is one of the most well crafted psychological thrillers to come by since Silence Of The Lambs…. It is because of this that the thrilling conclusion will leave many blindsided. This is also a film I would recommend seeing a second time. A film that will make you question your own sanity. A film that will leave many upset, and hating it.
And it is no wonder, considering Scorsese even showed one of his greatest works to the crew: Vertigo. It is a complete assault on the senses, and it works beautifully. And that is exactly where it exceeds. And it is all heightened by the coming storm that looms over the island. A film that will leave you, and the main character, searching for answers……. In fact, it is even better the second time. .
Martin Scorsese helms the director chair, in a movie where he is more free than any before. Shutter Island is one of the most well crafted psychological thrillers to come by since Silence Of The Lambs. A movie that messes with you. This is a film you must watch carefully. The story follows Teddy, a federal Marshall, and his partner Chuck Played by DiCaprio and Ruffulo.