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The Vine: February 3, 2016

Submitted by on February 3, 2016 – 11:36 AM27 Comments


I’ve just watched The Revenant and there’s a scene where Leo climbs inside a dead animal for warmth.

I am sure I’ve seen that in another movie but cannot remember any more details.

I wondered if any Vine readers could help?



Dear Steph,

Let me just assure the readers who are like, girl, you are being punked right now — I thought of that, because before The Revenant, That Scene from Empire Strikes Back was the go-to reference for desperate measures taken in extreme cold:

But my sister-in-law has never seen any of the Star Wars films, ever. She gets some of the references, because she’s lived in the world, but the term “tauntaun” would probably mean nothing to her and she wouldn’t know the answer to this either.

So, Steph: I don’t know what other films used it, but it’s in ESB for sure. Or I am being punked, in which case enjoy the magnets. Hee.




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