Martin Scorsese’s Shutter Island is not about solving a mystery. It’s about solving madness. The legendary director’s latest film is a gothic horror that intrigues without deception, scares without shocks, and weaves a beautiful tapestry of haunting insanity without ever relying on twists and last-minute reveals. Once again, we see that Martin Scorsese cannot be predicted beyond an expectation of crafting a great film. By combining breathtaking technical work with memorable performances, Scorsese has added yet another film to his list of cinematic achievements.