Shutter Island

Best of 2010: Film

2010 was quite a year for film and we like our movies around these parts, so it should come as no surprise to anyone that the Shelf's "Best of 2010" film list comes in at a ridiculous 2200 words. True, we didn't make contact with extraterrestrials in 2010 (Peter Hyams and Arthur C. Clarke lied!), but we did get a year full of extraordinary films. Here are our few of our favourites.

Shutter Island Review

Martin Scorsese is a name that is synonymous with great films. It is impossible to call yourself a cinephile and not appreciate the man’s filmmaking. It’s also seemingly impossible to review one of his films without a lengthy preamble discussing his legendary oeuvre; so I’ll spare you that. We all know the great movies he’s […]

Trailer for Scorsese’s Shutter Island

Director Martin Scorsese hopes to continue his successful collaboration with Leonardo DiCaprio in their new film Shutter Island.  The psychological thriller follows Teddy Daniels (DiCaprio), a US Marshal investigating the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane located on a remote island. Shutter Island is based off the novel of the […]