Tsar (2009)

The conflict between Russia’s Ivan the Terrible & his Metropolitan Filip is similar to that between England’s King Henry VIII & Thomas More, but more bloody.

The Revenant (2015)

A bear almost kills him, & frontiersman Hugh Glass is left behind to die. He struggles to survive the winter cold & track down the man who killed his son.

Irrational Man (2015)

A small college philosophy professor, despairing that life has no purpose even though a female prof & an adoring student bed with him, finds meaning in murdering an allegedly evil man, thus improving the world.

Mortdecai (2014)

Mortdecai is an unflappable Lord, but a shady art dealer, whose wife & manservant have far more brains. He & Mi5 are searching for a stolen Goya painting that a terrorist also wants because it contains info about gold hidden by the Nazis.