There are two movies that are landing in theaters this weekend. The horror film The Forest and the suspense thriller The Revenant, which was filmed exclusively with available light.
THE FOREST – PG-13
When her twin sister disappears in Japan, a young American named Sara (Natalie Dormer) becomes determined to find out what happened to her. Sara’s investigation leads her to the legendary Aokigahara Forest, located at the base of Mount Fuji. Accompanied by expatriate Aiden, she enters the mysterious wilderness after being warned to “stay on the path.” Her investigation plunges her into a dark world where the angry and tormented souls of the dead prey on those who dare to explore the forest.
THE REVENANT – R
While exploring the uncharted wilderness in the 1800s, legendary frontiersman Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) sustains injuries from a brutal bear attack. When his own hunting team leaves him for dead, Glass must utilize his will and survival skills to find a way back home to his beloved family. Grief-stricken and fueled by vengeance, Glass treks through the wintry terrain to track down former confidant John Fitzgerald (Tom Hardy), the man who betrayed and abandoned him.