Reading just the synopsis, The Kid's every plot point is obvious and the script doesn't turn away from that predictability, but it has enough sweetness to get by.
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Examining America's post-war truth, Shutter Island smartly traps its lead character on an island where the only out is admitting reality.
From the ground up, Hugo was imagined in three dimensions, and that's clear even in the flat canvas of 2D.
Part of the success here is a lack of antics, the title more suggestive of a You, Me, & Deupree escapade where the relative exists to annoy.