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Will DiCaprio’s Newest Film The Revenant Become an Instant Classic?

Will DiCaprio’s Newest Film <em>The Revenant</em> Become an Instant Classic?

Leo in The Revenant

Michael Keaton is Birdman -

Birdman gained much praise

Revenant: a person who has returned, especially supposedly from the dead.  This is exactly the opposite definition of Director Alejandro González Iñárritu, who is returning from an Oscar hat trick from last year’s Birdman with wins for Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Picture.

This time he is teaming up with one of the best actors in Hollywood, Leonardo DiCaprio.  Leo has been snubbed by the Oscars with an 0 for 5 record over the years so it will be intriguing to see how the Academy will come to handle this love-hate relationship.  This is assuming that “The Revenant” is an award caliber film in the first place.  Take a look below.

It is refreshing to watch a trailer and not know exactly what is going on.  All we do know is that the film, inspired by true events, focuses on an 1820s frontiersman who sets out on a path to seek vengeance on those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.  I am confident from the trailer that combining Iñárritu and DiCaprio with the incredibly hot star power of Tom Hardy to create a revenge thriller filled with action as well as an artistic touch has the potential to craft one of the best films in years.

What do you think about “The Revenant’s” potential?

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Mike has spent nearly all his life amassing education, degrees, and most of all overwhelming student debt. And none of it has had to do with film. Minus one film class in college, the only experience he has with film is personal exposure due to sheer enjoyment and entertainment. He writes for partly because of this interest in film, but mostly because he is so narcissistic that he gains great joy from hearing his own opinions. Now that his family and close friends are tired of hearing his opinions he desires to venture out to exhaust new venues with his overly-analytic and trite commentary. Hopefully he finds some success in such blogging, if not, the orderlies will have a lot of writing to clean off of these padded walls.

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