The Best Films of 2010 | 11 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM
Among this year's winners include a fake documentary, a comedy about Jihad, a vampire story NOT dealing with tacky tween romance, a haunting hillbilly noir, and an elegant tale about clones. Not necessarily the usual cinematic suspects.
The Best Male Film Performances of 2010 | 4 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM
Heroes and villains, criminals and crazed creative types: the 20 best male performances of 2010 definitely run the dramatic/comedic character topography... with a few unusual turns tossed in for good measure.
'Shutter Island': The Fragile Intersection Between Sanity and Insanity | 8 Jun 2010 // 5:00 PM
Shutter Island concerns the surrender of one’s own subjective memory and identity to another individual or institution. In order to make that choice -- to become a passive player in someone else’s version of reality -- must one be sane or insane?
Shutter Island | 18 Feb 2010 // 10:37 PM
Amid all the confusion, Shutter Island sort of invites you to see through Teddy's eyes: peering at uncooperative staff members, frustrated by the doctors' obfuscations and delays, his rising anger seems righteous.
Everyone Is Totally Insane: 'Shutter Island' (Blu-ray) | 6 Jun 2010 // 7:15 PM
Do we marvel as the man responsible for Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, Goodfellas and Casino works a similar artist magic on material that many would consider exploitative schlock? You betcha.
With 'Shutter Island' Scorsese Celebrates Schlock Magnificently | 19 Feb 2010 // 12:45 PM
As a plot twist timed exercise, as genre-jumping Gothic horror, as a chance for the creator of masterpieces to play schlockmeister for once in his life, Shutter Island offers Martin Scorsese at the top of his game.
Score another for Scorsese | 24 Feb 2010 // 11:00 PM
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
For 'Shutter Island,' the wait may be worthwhile | 17 Feb 2010 // 9:52 PM
Movies can be like wine: Once uncorked, they don't often last long on the shelf. But Hollywood history could be a lot kinder to the