Episode 85. Wreaking Revenge

Revenge is a universal motivator and today Alex and Jonathan take a look at how it also works to create great stories in Lady Snowblood (1973), Memento (2000), and The Revenant (2015). We talk about the various conclusions about revenge in each movie, creating films that transcend gimmicks, and revenge as an “archegenre” that can encapsulate films in other genres.

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Skip to: Lady Snowblood (6:37), Memento (27:20), The Revenant (46:16), Overall (1:10:56), Coming Attractions (1:17:49)

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We let our Patreon supporters pick our episode topic for next week and they decided on films that look at the various family dynamics presented in film so we’ll be talking about:

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