My very first review, lo those many moons ago on http://incompetech.com/movie, was about Leo in Blood Diamond, so it seemed only right to start out with Leo again, this time in Shutter Island.
Personally, I still find Leonardo diCaprio to be kind of an iffy actor. He’s improved an awful lot since he first made me wince in the movie about the really big ship (he did fine in Blood Diamond, for instance), but he still seems to me to need a little help to manage a really good performance. Though I freely admit I might still be holding a subconscious grudge over The Aviator. And the movie about the really big ship.
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