The Usual Suspects (1995)

The Usual Suspects (1995) – I tend to be amused by those Robot Chicken sketches where a heavily-accented M. Night Shyamalan jumps out and says “Vhat a tvist!” (Worth noting that in real life Shyamalan has a thoroughly American accent…) Good ol’ Night is widely credited with ushering in the age of the twist ending. … Continue reading

Shutter Island (2010)

Shutter Island (2010) – A book-to-screen adaptation will always suffer under the weight of expectation. I’ve voraciously devoured about eight of Dennis Lehane’s books now, Shutter Island included. I like the way that the man spins a mystery and I usually end up crushed by his usual downer endings. I love that not only has … Continue reading