Hollywood Friday: 'The Revenant', 'Carol' or 'Gods of Egypt', what's your pick this week?

Movies | | February 25, 2016, 7:15 pm
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'The Revenant' is a historical action adventure film directed by Alejandro G. Iñárritu starring  Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson, and Will Poulter.

'The Revenant' is a historical action adventure film directed by Alejandro G. Iñárritu starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson, and Will Poulter.

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The film is based in part on Michael Punke's novel with the same title, which is inspired by the experiences of frontiersman and fur trapper Hugh Glass in 1823 in what is now Montana and South Dakota.

The film is based in part on Michael Punke's novel with the same title, which is inspired by the experiences of frontiersman and fur trapper Hugh Glass in 1823 in what is now Montana and South Dakota.

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'The Revenant' has won three Golden Globe Awards, five BAFTA Awards, and has been nominated for 12 Academy Awards, the most for the 2016 ceremony, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (DiCaprio) and Best Supporting Actor (Hardy). For his performance, DiCaprio received the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama, the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role, the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actor and the BAFTA Award for Best Leading Actor.

'The Revenant' has won three Golden Globe Awards, five BAFTA Awards, and has been nominated for 12 Academy Awards, the most for the 2016 ceremony, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (DiCaprio) and Best Supporting Actor (Hardy). For his performance, DiCaprio received the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama, the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role, the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actor and the BAFTA Award for Best Leading Actor.

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'Carol' is a  romantic drama film directed by Todd Haynes starring Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson, Kyle Chandler, and Jake Lacy.

'Carol' is a romantic drama film directed by Todd Haynes starring Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson, Kyle Chandler, and Jake Lacy.

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The film  is based on the groundbreaking romance novel 'The Price of Salt'.  Set in 1952 in New York City, the film explores the relationship between a young aspiring photographer and an older woman going through a difficult divorce.

The film is based on the groundbreaking romance novel 'The Price of Salt'. Set in 1952 in New York City, the film explores the relationship between a young aspiring photographer and an older woman going through a difficult divorce.

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'Carol' was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, where Mara tied for the Best Actress award. The film received critical acclaim and many accolades, including six Academy Award nominations, five Golden Globe Award nominations, and nine BAFTA Award nominations

'Carol' was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, where Mara tied for the Best Actress award. The film received critical acclaim and many accolades, including six Academy Award nominations, five Golden Globe Award nominations, and nine BAFTA Award nominations

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'Gods of Egypt' is an upcoming fantasy film featuring ancient Egyptian deities. The film is directed by Alex Proyas and stars Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Brenton Thwaites, Chadwick Boseman, Elodie Yung, Courtney Eaton, Rufus Sewell, Gerard Butler, and Geoffrey Rush.

'Gods of Egypt' is an upcoming fantasy film featuring ancient Egyptian deities. The film is directed by Alex Proyas and stars Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Brenton Thwaites, Chadwick Boseman, Elodie Yung, Courtney Eaton, Rufus Sewell, Gerard Butler, and Geoffrey Rush.

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Butler plays the god of darkness Set who takes over the Egyptian empire, and Thwaites plays the mortal hero Bek who partners with the god Horus, played by Coster-Waldau, to save the world and rescue his love.

Butler plays the god of darkness Set who takes over the Egyptian empire, and Thwaites plays the mortal hero Bek who partners with the god Horus, played by Coster-Waldau, to save the world and rescue his love.