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The Revenant

Published October 5, 2019

The Revenant

Film info

  • Title The Revenant
  • Director Alejandro G. Iñárritu
  • Year 2015
  • Run time 2hrs 36m
  • Genres Adventure, Western, Drama
  • Tagline (N. One who has returned, as if from the dead.)

Leonardo DiCaprio stars in this visceral, epic adventure inspired by true events from writer-director Alejandro G. Iñárritu. While on a hunting expedition in the uncharted American wilderness, Hugh Glass (DiCaprio) is attacked by a bear and left for dead. Despite unimaginable grief and betrayal by his confidant (Tom Hardy), Glass must navigate a vicious winter in a relentless pursuit to live.

Live blog

TimeComment
4:13Well, it’s good looking if nothing else.
8:05Arrows are the worst.
16:04The pelts must be worth a fortune, the amount they are risking for them.
18:20“Far as I can tell, my place is right here on the smart end of this rifle.”
26:06Cute baby bear up a tree.

Thoughts

I think I knew this wasn’t going to be our kind of film, but it’s an Oscar winner and it came in a bundle of others and we were spending an afternoon feeling unwell on the sofa so why not try and watch a long movie?

Mmm.

Far too violent. Switched off. Nothing else to add.

Rating: Unrated

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