Movie reviews: in theater, rented, on TV, whatever

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    What have you seen lately and what did you think?

    I recently saw "Big" for the first time in a long time; holds up really well. Just a well done movie IMO and Hanks at his best.

    In theater I saw "Midnight in Paris" - eh. Liked the idea for the movie but was underwhelmed.
     
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    DiCaprio Frontiersman Hype

    I am really excited about the upcoming Leo DiCaprio film "The Revenant" (2015) which co-stars Tom Hardy and tells the real-life retribution tale of 1800s frontiersman Hugh Glass.

    This impressive film should at least be as entertaining as "Jeremiah Johnson" (Robert Redford).



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    The Revenant

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    DiCaprio Vehicle: Wintry Wow


    Well, now that "The Revenant" (Leo DiCaprio) is finally out in theaters, people are more at liberty to talk about all the Oscar hype for DiCaprio and director Inarritu, who also directed the critically-acclaimed films Birdman and Babel.

    I'm going to see in three weeks with my sister, maybe after a nice bottle of wine.

    Since I'm a big fan of the similarly-themed (and equally critically-hyped) terrain-ruggedness films Jeremiah Johnson (1972) and Pathfinder (1987), The Revenant has me thinking about how this first real winter that global warming and climate change has attained a level of social 'prestige' for environment-art inspiration.

    Isn't there something exhilarating about wintry films?

    DiCaprio looks great in the trailers, and his portrayal of the brooding Hugh Glass with acting touches of rage and fear should merit the kind of Oscar accolades it is already garnering for the offbeat DiCaprio.

    DiCaprio has already won the 2015 Chicago Film Critics Association award for Best Actor for The Revenant, his first acting award from this group since his award for Best Emerging Actor for his unusual work in the eccentric but brilliant film What's Eating Gilbert Grape? (1993).

    DiCaprio has also won Golden Globes for Best Actor performances in The Aviator and The Wolf of Wall Street.


    List of DiCaprio Nominations/Awards


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    The Revenant is a movie without a plot but with a not bad atmosphere. Seems like the director was inspired by The Skyrim game and wanted to film it.
     
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    I saw The Revenant...and it was really quite well done. Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy played their roles quite well, and the scenery/photography was quite fantastic. .
     

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