Marty seems to have lost it in a ‘yeah-i-got-it-all-so-why-care’ spell of film making in Shutter Island. It begins like a typical period thriller, but once some facts are established, it turns into a very juvenile (and very predictable) storyline like Identity, or Hide and Seek.
Some unnecessary loud score, characters, and sub plots – all make the movie jarring, confusing, tiring and artificially complex. All to fizzle out at the end. Direction is good, so is acting – a brilliant De Caprio as usual, but even for Scorcese fans, the advice will be to stay away. But for others, it might just bend the genre. (2/5)