Someone who is more steeped in film history than me has pointed out that most of Shutter Island is in fact a homage - and that's pronounced homidge, not homarge, just so we're clear - to Hitchcock. Scene after scene references (did I really just use that word as a verb? Shame on me,) the master's work.
Which is great. The only problem, of course, is: you have to know to know.
Visions of the Valleys: Kim Howells on art from South Wales - In an excellent film on BBC 4 last night, Visions of the Valleys, Kim Howells looked at how artists have responded to the natural splendour and industrial ...
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