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Fantasy Island This Isn’tnew

With great swipes of heavy cello music, the brooding, frightening Shutter Island opens aboard a ferry sluicing through the fog. Aboard the vessel are Teddy Daniels (Leonardo DiCaprio), a federal marshal, and his new partner Chuck Aule (Mark Ruffalo). Their destination is Shutter Island in the Boston harbor.
Eugene Weekly  |  Jason Blair  |  03-04-2010  |  Reviews

Crazy Good: 'Shutter Island' is a Creepy Masterpiecenew

Martin Scorsese manages to keep the audience off-balance for the entire experience, while Leonardo DiCaprio blasts the roof off the place with a gut-wrenching performance. Neither of them misses a beat, and the film will captivate those of you willing to be floored.
Tucson Weekly  |  Bob Grimm  |  02-24-2010  |  Reviews

Martin Scorsese's Throwback Head Trip is the Good Kind of Insanenew

Martin Scorsese's Shutter Island, a florid art shocker that Paramount welcomed into the world with the strained enthusiasm of a mutant baby's parents, begins with U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels (Leonardo DiCaprio) seasick, head in the toilet.
L.A. Weekly  |  Nick Pinkerton  |  02-19-2010  |  Reviews

Scorsese's Gathering Storm: Lehane Novel Sets Table for Scorsese to Soar

For his forty-fifth film Martin Scorsese crafts a gorgeously stylized psychological thriller full of darkly lush horror that torments its obsessed protagonist.
City Pulse  |  Cole Smithey  |  02-15-2010  |  Reviews

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