Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 31

Thread: Shutter Island

  1. #1
    Addict
    Points: 120,650, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    cyclonenum1's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    7,188
    Points
    120,650
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 20
    Given: 0

    Shutter Island

    Anyone else go see this movie? Thoughts?



    I cheer for two teams, Iowa State and whoever is playing the hawkeyes.

  2. #2
    Speechless
    Points: 826,246, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 100.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    Cyclonepride's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    A pineapple under the sea
    Posts
    58,028
    Points
    826,246
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 8,468
    Given: 3,771

    Re: Shutter Island

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



  3. #3
    Addict
    Points: 120,650, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    cyclonenum1's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    7,188
    Points
    120,650
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 20
    Given: 0

    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.



    I cheer for two teams, Iowa State and whoever is playing the hawkeyes.

  4. #4
    Pro LeSchmick's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Urbandale
    Posts
    2,022
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    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.


    @LeSchmick

    XBox Live: Le Schmick

  5. #5
    Pro
    Points: 32,740, Level: 55
    Level completed: 72%, Points required for next Level: 310
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    3,022
    Points
    32,740
    Level
    55
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 67
    Given: 30

    Re: Shutter Island

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



  6. #6
    Bench Warmer
    Points: 9,368, Level: 29
    Level completed: 3%, Points required for next Level: 582
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points
    jbclone10's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Denver, CO
    Posts
    326
    Points
    9,368
    Level
    29
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 9
    Given: 113

    Re: Shutter Island

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



  7. #7
    Starter
    Points: 17,383, Level: 40
    Level completed: 17%, Points required for next Level: 667
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Posts
    715
    Points
    17,383
    Level
    40
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    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?



  8. #8
    Addict
    Points: 150,228, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    jaretac's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Frigidaire
    Posts
    7,644
    Points
    150,228
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5
    Given: 0

    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.



  9. #9
    Rookie
    Points: 15,378, Level: 37
    Level completed: 66%, Points required for next Level: 272
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Burlington, IA
    Posts
    352
    Points
    15,378
    Level
    37
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    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.



  10. #10
    Speechless
    Points: 366,369, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 31.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Tre4ISU's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Estherville
    Posts
    21,525
    Points
    366,369
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,851
    Given: 202

    Re: Shutter Island

    Is it pretty scary or is it more thriller?


    It's all snark from here on out

  11. #11
    Starter
    Points: 20,550, Level: 43
    Level completed: 78%, Points required for next Level: 200
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran10000 Experience Points
    LeaningCy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Posts
    871
    Points
    20,550
    Level
    43
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 10
    Given: 197

    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.


    Winning cures all.

  12. #12
    Addict
    Points: 122,812, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 10.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Cybyassociation's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Posts
    6,627
    Points
    122,812
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 560
    Given: 407

    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.



  13. #13
    Rookie
    Points: 12,989, Level: 34
    Level completed: 49%, Points required for next Level: 361
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class

    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    389
    Points
    12,989
    Level
    34
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 6
    Given: 4

    Re: Shutter Island

    Predictable. OK. Not great



  14. #14
    Prospect
    Points: 6,171, Level: 23
    Level completed: 25%, Points required for next Level: 379
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Posts
    4
    Points
    6,171
    Level
    23
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Shutter Island

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



  15. #15
    Pro
    Points: 79,129, Level: 87
    Level completed: 44%, Points required for next Level: 1,021
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    brokenloginagain's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Posts
    2,193
    Points
    79,129
    Level
    87
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 202
    Given: 0

    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.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: ESPNU
  • HOOPS: Iowa State @ Texas Tech
  • February 9, 2016
  • 08:00 PM