The Revenant

The Revenant: Movie VS Reality
Most South Dakotans by now have probably heard of the film that stars Leonardo DiCaprio as Hugh Glass in The Revenant. If you haven't heard of it then where have you been? Just kidding but for a little background on the historic event is that a fur trader by the name of Hugh Glass was left for dead by two fur traders after he was mauled by a bear and then crawls for hundreds of miles back to seek
Story of ‘The Revenant’ Happened Here in South Dakota
When all is lost, you fight! The story of Hugh Glass. Many of us South Dakota residents first heard the the story of 1823 at a very young age. I still remember my 6th grade history teacher Jan Lien telling the story as we studied  in an old classroom in Kennebec, SD. I r...
‘The Revenant’ Review: This Revenge Western Is Beautiful And… Uh… Well, It’s Beautiful Anyway
How good does a movie have to look to offset its other deficiencies? The Revenant is as beautiful a movie as has ever been made. The photography by master cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki is inconceivably gorgeous; sweeping wide shots that juxtapose tiny, insignificant men against the overwhelming grandeur of nature, close-ups so intimate they seem like invasions of the actors’ privacy, and action sequences of shocking violence.