Articles tagged shutter island

In Film (and All Art) Bold is Beautiful; Boring Isn’t

I can't be a movie theatre zombie. I can't just sit there and accept average. I want a film to swell up some sort of feelings, make me question what I’ve seen, think about things on a larger scale or go for a far flung freaking mind trip.

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25 Feb 2010 // 4:00 AM

Score another for Scorsese

LOS ANGELES — The trailers at the cineplex the other day included the usual summer blockbuster suspects showing off their special effects — one cartoonish morph after

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16 Feb 2010 // 6:38 AM

Martin Scorsese is up to tricks on ‘Shutter Island’

NEW YORK — Nobody involved was surprised that Martin Scorsese’s latest — the gothically inflected psychological thriller “Shutter Island” — is chockablock with references to everything from

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Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane

It's a jack-in-the-box -- remember to back out of the way when you turn the literary handle.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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