Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s The Revenant. A complex, visionary masterpiece deserving of all the acclaim, or a pretty decent movie with a somewhat flat story bogged down in hype? In this episode, our Revenant-enthusiasts are doing battle with our hosts who think it was just pretty good.
Featuring: Garrett Holmes, Josh Porter, Matt Hughes, Patrick Porter, and Tyler Hanns.
Spoilers: The Revenant, and the Michael Punke novel on which it was very loosely based. Babel, 21 Grams, Birdman, Multiplicity, Up, the Pixar short Lava, Water World, Apocalypse Now, Gremlins, The Exorcist, Russian Ark, Rope, Children of Men, Avatar, Pocahontas, Fern Gully, the Indiana Jones series, Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, Die Hard, Columbo, Romeo and Juliet, The Dark Knight Rises, Ex Machina, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, About Time, Frank, Tree of Life, The Thin Red Line, The Master, Interstellar, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, I Am Legend, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Evil Dead, and the Weird Al song, “Smells Like Nirvana.”