Articles tagged mad max: fury road

‘Mad Max’ Is More ‘American Pickers’ Than Apocalyptic Film Series Adaptation

Mad Max the game does a few things well, but it lacks focus.

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18 Jun 2015 // 2:15 AM

Power and Disability in ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’

More needs to be said about Furiosa as not only a powerful female character, but a powerful, disabled female character.

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‘Fury Road’ and Other Films About Cataclysm Allow Our Vulnerabilities to Be Laid Bare

Movies about cataclysm articulate our anxieties and -- despite insipid dialogue littering the fiery road to oblivion -- allow our vulnerabilities to be laid bare, our catharsis shared.

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Chaos Reigns in ‘Mad Max - Fury Road’

George Miller’s magnificently crazed half-sequel, half-do-over reimagines the original post-apocalyptic action saga as an even more savage, but yet strangely thoughtful, battle for survival in the wreckage.

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Charlize Theron Brings the War Rig in ‘Mad Max - Fury Road’

Like the titular Max, Charlize Theron's Furiosa is trying to survive in a world made of beauty and bruising violence, a hallmark of all the Mad Max movies. But she has a mission, too.

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14 May 2015 // 8:44 AM

Charlize Theron Came to Love Silence Used in ‘Fury Road’

Charlize Theron gives George Miller a lot of credit for building an emotional arc for the characters without using a lot of dialogue.

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The ‘Mad Max Blu-ray Trilogy’ Makes Us Remember the Best of Mad Mel

The aughts are in desperate need of a new action hero. In his upcoming film, Mad Max: Fury Road, here's how director George Miller can make Tom Hardy be the new Mel Gibson (you know, in a good way).

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Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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