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***Spoiler Alert: the twist in the story is discussed throughout***    After watching the preview for this movie, I figured Leonardo’s character would be the 67 th patient. I almost did not see the movie because I expected that to happen, and didn’t figure the end of the movie would surprise me. Well, I am glad I decided to see the movie after all. There were plenty of things about this movie that surprised me.   The movie was set in 1954, where Teddy Daniels (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his new partner Chuck Aule (Mark Ruffalo) went to Shutter Island to investigate the escape of a patient at the hospital/prison for the criminally insane. It appeared as if they were not welcome there because both the staff and patients were not making their investigation very easy. Also not helping was a hurricane that eventually hit the island. Fighting the obstacles, Teddy pushed on, discovering clues here and there. As he gathered these clues, we find out that there was a whole lot more to this inv


  2010 started with a few appetizers, Daybreakers and Legion, but now it’s time for the main course. The Wolfman is our first blockbuster horror movie of the New Year. I had big expectations for the movie, and you would expect that with some reports of a budget over $100 million. So what does a main course with the value of over $100 million get you?   A story that was set in the late 1800’s, where Lawrence Talbot received a message from Gwen Conliffe that his brother was missing. He came home for the first time in apparently a long time, and became reacquainted with his father, that he did not get along with. He met with Gwen, and told her he will find out what happened to his brother, who was also her fiancée. After finding out that the same mysterious creature that has been killing villagers killed his brother, he vowed to find this killer. In his search for the killer, he got himself bitten by a werewolf. Now he must not only battle the demons of his past, but he must battle th