'Z for Zachariah' Is the Anti-'Mad Max'

'Z for Zachariah' Is the Anti-'Mad Max'

By Chris Barsanti

A post-apocalyptic pastoral turns primal radioactive love triangle in this throwback drama starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Margot Robbie, and Chris Pine. 27 Aug 2015 // 9:25 AM

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