Literature Shutter Island Discussion

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01:52:33 PM Jul 27th 2013
Deleted Natter, Thread Mode, Conversation on the Main Page etc. Clear, Concise, Witty is the goal of the wiki.

  • That said, sticking an ice pick through the orbital fissures to reach the frontal/temporal lobe isn't going to be a good thing for the optic nerve. And then if they botch it (which they will do... It's brain surgery with an ice pick and guess work) you get damage to those areas, and god forbid they dig too far down and hit the corpus callosum. Say bye bye to communicating hemispheres.
    • Actually, lack of a corpus callosum isn't nearly as damaging as a frontal lobe lobotomy. Cutting the corpus callosum remains a highly used surgery to treat intense epilepsy.
07:37:13 PM Jan 22nd 2012
edited by captainoz
Should the alternate theory be mentioned? It's mentioned on the IMDB FAQ list.
10:57:21 PM Oct 23rd 2010
edited by beeftony
I've created a Fridge Brilliance page for the movie and added a note to the main page saying not to add it back in. Fridge Brilliance doesn't go on the main page because it is, by its very nature, an audience reaction trope. Please nobody add it back in.

You can find the new page here, at least until they add a tab for it.
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