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Review: LIVE BY NIGHT, Ben Affleck's Uneven Gangster Epic

For Live by Night, Ben Affleck returns to the directing chair for the first time since the highly-acclaimed Argo (2012) and proves he has lost none of his directing chops. Almost polar opposite from that tense, realistic depiction of a...

Shutter Island: Where Nothing Is What It Seems... OR IS IT?

Martin Scorsese's SHUTTER ISLAND introduces us to Teddy Daniels (Leonardo DiCaprio,) a U.S. Marshal in 1954, as he's ferried to an island off the coast of Massachussetts to solve a missing person's case. That person, Rachel Solando, we soon discover,...

Review: SHUTTER ISLAND

A character, late into the game of Martin Scorsese's wonderful Shutter Island, comments on insanity, "It was like an insect in my brain, pulling my strings."  And there, ladies in gentlemen is how a well seasoned and versatile master-filmmaker...

SHUTTER ISLAND review

Martin Scorsese is commonly referred to as the greatest living American film director - even at times when he doesn't quite deserve it. To be fair, Scorsese is considerably prolific, involved not just with feature film directing, but also...