Themes In The Martian And The Revenant

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Kelcie Smith Jerrine McCaffrey Film 101 December 15, 2016 Themes in The Martian and The Revenant The Martian is a pretty intense movie in its own right. Stranded on Mars without a hope of rescue any time soon, Mark Watney is stuck and has to figure out how to survive. He is forced to face the constant possibility of equipment failure or sudden disaster, which he faces every now and then. That is why I think the main theme here is fear. Mark is crippled by it at times, but he ultimately learns that the best way to fight back is simply by moving on and facing his fears the best way he can. It doesn’t work all the time but considering the situation he is in, he’ll do just about anything. The next movie I liked with a great theme was The
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