Tag Archive for 'Dennis Lehane'

Shutter Island – Limited Collector’s Edition Steelbook (4K UHD Blu-ray Review)

While it feels a lot longer to me than just a mere 10 years Shutter Island has always held a warm spot in my heart.  Both the book and movie adaptation brought to us by Martin Scorsese managed to thrill and excite me.  Truth be told I just revisited the film on 4K Ultra HD […]


Take a Trip To Shutter Island on Blu-ray This June

Are you taking the trip to Shutter Island on Blu-ray this June?  I know I am!  We loved this movie here at Why So Blu (our reviews here and here), and on June 8th you can bring the Martin Scorsese mystery home.  Are you up to the challenge?  Think you have what it takes to […]


Take the Ferry Over to Shutter Island

I said this before, but this time I mean it.  This may be the hardest movie review I have ever been tasked to write.  That’s not because the movie sucked, quite the contrary, but because I was left with so many questions in regards to what I had just watched.  And that’s a good thing!  […]


Martin Scorsese Traps Us On Shutter Island

Legendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese once again collaborates with Leonardo DiCaprio after 3 successful films (Gangs of New York, The Aviator, The Departed).  This film is adapted and based off the novel by Dennis Lehane about an US deputy (DiCaprio) assigned to investigate a mysterious disappearance at a reclusive mental institution.  Scorsese’s Hitchcockian approach to gothic horror is ripe with suspense and human drama.