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'“Two clichés make us laugh but a hundred clichés move us, because we sense dimly that the clichés are talking among themselves, celebrating a reunion.” “Shutter Island” is that reunion, and that shrine.'

Our good friend Andy Friedman has an illustration in this week’s New Yorker, accompanying Anthony Lane’s review of Shutter Island. To say I’m dumbstruck at the level of success Friedman has been enjoying of late is an understatement. Perhaps all …Read more…