Alejandro González Iñárritu / Film / Leonardo DiCaprio / Movies

The Revenant Characters Didn’t Do It for Me

There’s a scene in The Revenant where a placard reads “On est tous des sauvages” (“We are all savages”). It seems to be what this movie wanted to be about, to the detriment of character development, emotional reach, human warmth, and bonding between members of the hunting team. It succeeds, however, in showing the savage … Continue reading