Wednesday, June 9, 2010
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Shutter Island Blu-ray (R)
Movie: 3 out of 4 stars
Disc: 3 out of 4 stars
Receiving equal amounts of scorn and praise, "Shutter Island" is nonetheless a worthy addition to director Martin Scorsese's canon and allowed him to tackle a genre (psychological horror/thriller) he hadn't visited since "Cape Fear." Leonardo DiCaprio delivers a sturdy if not spectacular performance as a government spook whose investigation of a murder leads him to a New England mental hospital where he butts heads with the administrators and patients. If you want to see the two bonus featurettes, you'll have to purchase or rent the Blu-ray as they are not included on the DVD.
Technical specs: aspect ratio: Widescreen (1080p/2.35:1), audio: English (DTS-HD Master 5.1), French, Portuguese and Spanish (Dolby Digital 5.1), subtitles: English SDH, French, Portuguese and Spanish.
Special features include
* Behind the Shutters featurette
* Into the Lighthouse featurette