Director: Martin Scorsese
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Ben Kingsley, Max Von Sydow
Review: 3.5 stars (of five)
I really feel bad about giving a Martin Scorsese movie the same rating I gave Percy Jackson, but Percy’s rating was saved by its ambitions—it was meant to be a light, dumb teen movie, and largely succeeded. Every minute of Shutter Island is far better than any minute of Percy Jackson, but in taken as a serious, suspenseful drama with an ambitiously complex narrative, this film doesn’t hit its mark any better than the candy-coated kids’ flick.
Shutter Island has a fantastic cast and the bravura style...