Shutter Island

“It was a dark and stormy night.” That’s basically how “Shutter Island” opens. But director Martin Scorsese and screenwriter Laeta Kalogridis (adapting Dennis Lehane’s novel) use this formulaic premise to spin a far more arresting, emotional, and thought-provoking story than most films of any genre.

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Occasionally, you encounter a movie that does not fit neatly into a specific genre because it does not follow a traditional Hollywood formula. “Wrecked” is one of those movies.

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