Set in 1954, U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels is investigating the disappearance of a murderess who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane and is presumed to be hiding on the remote Shutter Island.
"This is an element of modern horror that is slowly robbing the genre of its originality and its creativity. Are ideas in such short order these days that you have to constantly pay homage to the films that influenced you?"
"I stick it out with ultralow budget movies because many of the greatest horror directors started out with a Super 8 in their backyard squirting fake blood on members of their local community theater group."
"It shouldn't be a surprise that the movie never approaches the madcap brilliance of its inspirations but if you're tired of the ultra-gritty serious vibe of most horror films today... you might just enjoy Dead and Gone."
"Will the day ever come when genre-related filmmakers grow weary of making films which feature a gaggle of generic teenagers being stalked through a nondescript forest by a deranged killer with a penchant for unchecked brutality?"