Ominous, threatening, worrying, gloomy, portentous, menacing etc.
Martin Scorsese does Hitchcock; that fear we feel when horror movies are about something and don't release all the tension with action scenes.
On a remote island off Boston a prison for the criminally insane stands. To this island travel U.S. marshal Teddy Daniels (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his partner Chuck Aule (Mark Ruffalo).
Its 1954, both marshals’ are assigned to investigate the disappearance of a child murderer who was imprisoned in this ‘haunted house’. It starts nice, but it’s highly predictable, you know what’s happening and what’s going to happen, but is this intended. I feel Scorsese like Hitchcock, knows what he’s doing, giving us clues, revealing the plot but not quite putting…