Shutter Island (2010) – Movie Review **31 Days of Horror**

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Duly appointed federal mahshalls Logan and Henry are back for another ’31 Days of Horror’ review as they review Martin Scorsese’s 2010 Thriller/Mystery Shutter Island. So grab a boston lager and join us at the harbor as we visit the hospital for the criminally insane. 🎃👻☠️😷🔪🍬🍭

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“In 1954, a U.S. Marshal investigates the disappearance of a murderer who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane.”

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Top 10 Most Anticipated Fall Films of 2019 !

 

10. Little Women

It has been 25 years since the last big screen adaptation of this popular novel about four sisters dealing with societies expectations of them versus what they want to accomplish in life. Hot off her success of Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig takes on writing and directing duties. Saoirse Ronan, who was nominated for best actress, in that film, takes on the role of the fiercely independent Jo. Also along for the ride are Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, who was seen in two 2019 films, Fighting with My Family, and the insane Midsommar, and Timothee Chalamet, who also starred with Ronan in Lady Bird and gave a brilliant dramatic turn in 2017’s Call me by Your Name. These are young performers who will bring Gerwig’s vision to life. Gerwig can write sharp and sassy dialogue, which will breathe new life into this classic tale.

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Cinephellas Podcast – Episode 11 (Interview with Ward Horton)

New Perspectives: A Conversation with Ward Horton

By Christopher M. Rzigalinski

Who’s your favorite movie villain? What makes an antagonist threatening enough to fear, but vulnerable enough to find relatable? Too often these questions are ignored in favor of stereotypical performances. In the the new film Midnighters, however, Ward Horton develops a multi-layered anti-hero. Questions surround the identity of his character, “Smith,” forcing Horton to perform a spectrum of personality traits from suave to demonic. His ability to transform gives brings to fruition several plot points in the journey of Midnighters’ protagonist, Lindsey, played with sincere vulnerability by the phenomenal Alex Essoe.

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Review – Silence (2016)

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by Old King Clancy

When Scorsese came out with Wolf of Wall Street a few years ago he showed everyone that even at 70 he had the energy and the madness to fuel a 3 hour mess of excess and still have it be one of his best works. Now in 2016 Scorsese slows things down in order to return to a passion project of his, Silence based on the 1966 novel of the same name, a story about Jesuit Priests who travel to 17th Century Japan to spread the word of Christianity only to be met with suffering and persecution. Scorsese’s past in the priesthood is well-documented and the fact that he’s been trying for this project off the ground for 25 years means that this was always going to be an experience worth having.

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