Shutter Island
Results 1 to 13 of 13

Thread: Shutter Island

  1. #1
    Addict
    Points: 63,554, Level: 78
    Level completed: 19%, Points required for next Level: 1,296
    Overall activity: 8.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    WalkingCY's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    Kansas City
    Posts
    5,217
    Points
    63,554
    Level
    78
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 190
    Given: 230

    Shutter Island

    Sweet Drama-Thriller flick. I give it an 8 or 9 out of 10. If you haven't seen it, uhhh go. It is solid and will blow your mind. Great plot and is a real thinker. Hence, the "blowing of your own mind" if you will.

    Yeah Scorsese!




  2. #2
    Starter
    Points: 18,045, Level: 40
    Level completed: 99%, Points required for next Level: 5
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    linkshero's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    919
    Points
    18,045
    Level
    40
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Shutter Island

    I have not seen it yet but I want to. My only comment would be isn't the basis of this that a detective goes to a insane hospital located just outside Boston, and a hurricane hits it while he is there?

    I know the first thing I think of regarding Boston, is hurricane season


    Lifetime Achievement- In on page 1 of a THujone MS Paint thread.


  3. #3
    Walk On
    Points: 6,592, Level: 24
    Level completed: 9%, Points required for next Level: 458
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points
    Sy4Cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Posts
    178
    Points
    6,592
    Level
    24
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 2

    Re: Shutter Island

    Yes the movie is good I had to be talked into it but glad I did go. As for Hurricanes in that part of the country they get them. They also have what they call nor'easters which is kind of like the one in the boat movie with George Clooney I think. I have a horrible memory when its comes to movies so I could be way off.



  4. #4
    All-Star
    Points: 44,323, Level: 65
    Level completed: 6%, Points required for next Level: 1,227
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    dahliaclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Minneapolis
    Posts
    1,379
    Points
    44,323
    Level
    65
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 148
    Given: 199

    Re: Shutter Island

    Quote Originally Posted by WalkingCY View Post
    Sweet Drama-Thriller flick. I give it an 8 or 9 out of 10. If you haven't seen it, uhhh go. It is solid and will blow your mind. Great plot and is a real thinker. Hence, the "blowing of your own mind" if you will.

    Yeah Scorsese!

    I read the book a few years ago and it's still one of my all time favorites. Blew me away. Was thrilled when I heard Scorcese was directing. Leo has never been better if you ask me. Great movie, great book



  5. #5
    Rookie
    Points: 11,128, Level: 31
    Level completed: 83%, Points required for next Level: 122
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    424
    Points
    11,128
    Level
    31
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 31
    Given: 30

    Re: Shutter Island

    I saw it last night, did not see the ending turn out the way it did. Looking back it all makes a lot more sense.



  6. #6
    Speechless
    Points: 262,054, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 29.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    16,217
    Points
    262,054
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 883
    Given: 763

    Re: Shutter Island

    Until this thread I hadn't heard that anybody really liked it. Maybe expectations were to high?



  7. #7
    Addict
    Points: 162,512, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Clonefan32's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Posts
    9,290
    Points
    162,512
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,051
    Given: 11

    Re: Shutter Island

    Scorsese...Leo...cant suck too bad I suppose!



  8. #8
    All-Star
    Points: 20,382, Level: 43
    Level completed: 60%, Points required for next Level: 368
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranCreated Album pictures10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Posts
    1,416
    Points
    20,382
    Level
    43
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 2

    Re: Shutter Island

    Liked it. An 8


    About 3 posts below this some guy spoils the plot of the movie.


    Last edited by Bigguns; 02-27-2010 at 12:32 AM.

  9. #9
    Addict
    Points: 98,698, Level: 97
    Level completed: 83%, Points required for next Level: 352
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    acgclone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Posts
    7,195
    Points
    98,698
    Level
    97
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 554
    Given: 115

    Re: Shutter Island

    Hated it, but I'm a harsh movie critic. There were people laughing at it as they walked out at the showing I went to.



  10. #10
    All-Star
    Points: 37,744, Level: 59
    Level completed: 92%, Points required for next Level: 106
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    1,317
    Points
    37,744
    Level
    59
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 24
    Given: 24

    Re: Shutter Island

    Its gotten solid reviews.. 120 movie critics have liked it so far



  11. #11
    All-Star
    Points: 49,861, Level: 69
    Level completed: 8%, Points required for next Level: 1,289
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    isubeatle's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    1,337
    Points
    49,861
    Level
    69
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 15
    Given: 70

    Re: Shutter Island

    i haven't seen it yet and kinda want too but i'm curious ... is Leo actually a patient and the whole time he doesn't know it? kind of a Sixth Sense ending? thats what it looks like in the trailer.



  12. #12
    Addict
    Points: 101,246, Level: 99
    Level completed: 10%, Points required for next Level: 1,804
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    HiltonMagic's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    CA
    Posts
    6,187
    Points
    101,246
    Level
    99
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 20
    Given: 46

    Re: Shutter Island

    Quote Originally Posted by WalkingCY View Post
    Sweet Drama-Thriller flick. I give it an 8 or 9 out of 10. If you haven't seen it, uhhh go. It is solid and will blow your mind. Great plot and is a real thinker. Hence, the "blowing of your own mind" if you will.

    Yeah Scorsese!



    Don't think it'll blow my mind. I haven't seen it yet, but I had it figured out after seeing the trailer for the first time.


    Last edited by HiltonMagic; 02-27-2010 at 01:06 AM.
    Don't confuse hope for a plan.

  13. #13
    Starter
    Points: 11,342, Level: 32
    Level completed: 14%, Points required for next Level: 608
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    clonez's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Scottsdale, AZ
    Posts
    712
    Points
    11,342
    Level
    32
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Shutter Island

    quick question, is Leo the best of the current generation? i say yes!



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: Cyclones.tv
  • HOOPS: Iowa State vs. Mississippi Valley State
  • December 31, 2014
  • 06:00 PM