Mars Movie Reviews ~ The Revenant


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Movie Info:  In an expedition of the uncharted American wilderness, legendary explorer Hugh Glass is brutally attacked by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team.  In a quest to survive, Glass endures unimaginable grief as well as the betrayal of his confidant John Fitzgerald.  Guided by sheer will and the love of his family, Glass must navigate a vicious winter in a relentless pursuit to live and find redemption.

Mars Review:  It’s intoxicating, brutal, and badass, even as long stretches separate plot developments.  The Revenant was famously hard to shoot, but the filmmaking has a rare and confident vigor – you are always aware you’re seeing the real world.  Hang on for the power of cinema unleashed and DiCaprio stretching his acting muscles, testing himself, eager for challenge.  That you do not want to miss.  As an actor, DiCaprio has made crawling his forte.

Stars: 4 out of 5