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 // 1:15 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 // 7:44 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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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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