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    Shutter Island

    Anyone else go see this movie? Thoughts?



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    Re: Shutter Island

    Going tonight....I'll post my thoughts later.



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    Re: Shutter Island

    I enjoyed it. It is an "old school" type movie...kind of a Hitchcock sort of movie. I won't make any comments and ruin it for you.



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    Re: Shutter Island

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonenum1 View Post
    I enjoyed it. It is an "old school" type movie...kind of a Hitchcock sort of movie. I won't make any comments and ruin it for you.
    You just ruined for me by saying its old school hitchcock.


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    Re: Shutter Island

    I plan on going to see it tonight; looking forward to it.



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    Re: Shutter Island

    If the movie is like the book it will be good.



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    Re: Shutter Island

    Quote Originally Posted by jbclone10 View Post
    If the movie is like the book it will be good.
    What the hell is a book?



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    Re: Shutter Island

    My girlfriend want to go see it, but it's not going to be airing anytime soon around here. Looks like it might be a good movie.



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    Re: Shutter Island

    Went and saw it this afternoon, found it a little predictable in certain parts but overall all it was still a pretty good movie.



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    Re: Shutter Island

    Is it pretty scary or is it more thriller?


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    Re: Shutter Island

    It isn't scary, just a bit of a mind-****. Of course, I didn't read the book, so I was going in expecting a much different movie. I enjoyed it, and it lends to interesting discussion afterward.


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    Re: Shutter Island

    Quote Originally Posted by yaman3 View Post
    Is it pretty scary or is it more thriller?
    I wouldnt say it was scary at all. Definitely a psychological thriller. With about 20 minutes left, I really didnt know who I was supposed to trust in the movie or who I wanted to trust. I liked that about it.



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    Re: Shutter Island

    Predictable. OK. Not great



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    Re: Shutter Island

    For those of you who have read the book, does the movie have the same ending?



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    Re: Shutter Island

    I thought it was terrible. The version directed by Johnny Orr in the 1980s was so much better. I was there, and I'm telling you, what Orr did with that movie was incredible - it was in sorry shape when he took over, but when he was finished, wow. Best movie ever. Today's version is pathetic.



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