Shutter Island Explained


Contributing Vulture Bilge Ebiri recently participated in a five-part talk with critic Glenn Kenny on Martin Scorsese's Shutter Island. Among the topics of discussion: Why was this the largest-ever opening for a Scorsese or DiCaprio movie? How does the film stand up to repeated viewings? Which classic films inspired Island? What are the hallmarks of a DiCaprio-Scorsese collaboration? And what was up with the film's twist ending?