THE REVENANT (Movie Review)

**** out of ****

My review of The Revenant, at, inspired by a 19th Century American Frontiersman’s real fight for survival – and revenge.

The Revenant is ranked #1 on my Top Ten List for 2015.

An excerpt from my review:

“…a grueling, often torturous tale, testing the limits of both its actors and audience…Oscar-winning director Alejandro González Iñárritu (Birdman) loves to drag his characters through gauntlets – both physical and psychological – and star Leonardo DiCaprio has made a career out of putting himself through them. Their collaboration is potent.”

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Rated R
for strong frontier combat and violence including gory images, a sexual assault, strong language, and brief nudity
Released: December 25, 2015 limited; wide January 8, 2016
Runtime: 156 minutes
Directed by: Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson, Will Poulter, Forrest Goodluck

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