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Destroy All Monsters: All We Have Are Our Bodies On FURY ROAD

In Mad Max: Fury Road, we get the great existentialist Western of our time. Save one character murmuring prayers in one shot to anyone who will listen, God is not in evidence. The movie is entirely bound up in human... More »
By Matt Brown   
  

Have Your Say: What Is The Best Movie Car Ever?

Vehicular mayhem is very popular in the cinema again, with a new Mad Max film churning up clouds of dust. And that dust hardly had time to settle after Furious 7 passed by at great speed. Both films offer a... More »
By Ard Vijn   
  

The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Worlds of MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

What will the future look like? In Mad Max: Fury Road, director George Miller and his fabulous team conjure up strikingly distinct landscapes for what is, in essence, a chase movie. Yet it's a chase movie with great empathy for... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

Review: MAD MAX: FURY ROAD, A Tour De Force Masterpiece

How's this for hyperbole: George Miller is the Australian Spielberg. You've got a director with a wide diversity of films (from The Road Warrior to Babe to Happy Feet), all injected with an almost preternaturally gifted ability to have... More »
By Jason Gorber   
  

Imagine 2015 Review: TURBO KID Splatters Everyone With Fun

(Gory equals glory with lots of guts!) Saying Turbo Kid is Mad Max on BMX-bikes may be a quick description, and not exactly misleading, but it's also selling the film a bit short. For starters it fails to show Turbo... More »
By Ard Vijn   
  

MAD MAX: Will You Survive The New Trailer?

Mad Max. Fury Road. Tom Hardy. Charlize Theron. New trailer. Holy shit.... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

SXSW 2015: George Miller Introduces THE ROAD WARRIOR And Previews MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

Seeing George Miller walk out on stage to introduce The Road Warrior made all my pains go away. A medical doctor turned filmmaker, Miller may not have magical healing powers, but his movies have the capacity to make audiences forget... More »
By Peter Martin   
  

New MAD MAX Trailer Hurts Real Good

Is there a ton of new footage in the new Japanese trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road? Honestly, not so much. But what there is every bit as gonzo as what we saw in the first trailer and it provides... More »
By Todd Brown   
  

The Kids Talk Film: MAD MAX 2: THE ROAD WARRIOR

When the opportunity presented itself to see George Miller's car-pocalypse cult spectacular The Road Warrior on the big screen in Toronto a dodging of the R rating was necessary for Willem (age 11), but his younger sister Miranda (age 9) was... More »
By Kurt Halfyard   
  

Here's A New Image Of Tom Hardy As MAD MAX

Another pic of Tom Hardy as Max Rocktansky in Mad Max: Fury Road has found its way online. As most productions of such high profile usually are, the flow of information and news has been held to a trickle. Only this... More »
By Andrew Mack   
  

7 Superior Sequels (And Some Runners-Up)

Sequels are generally maligned, and most of the time rightly so. If a movie has been financially successful you can count on the fact someone will want to start a franchise out of it, raking in more money out of... More »
By Ard Vijn   
  

It's A Wrap! MAD MAX: FURY ROAD Completes Principal Photography

It weathered massive delays due - ironically - to good weather, survived a move to a different continent, and finished out the end of the shoot under the watchful eye of studio bean counters. But the key word in that... More »
By Todd Brown   
  
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