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Movie Review: Mad Max: Fury Road

Posted in Reviews! with tags , , on 05/14/2015 by McCutcheon

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Stars: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Rosie Huntington-Whitley

Rated R for intense sequences of violence throughout, and for disturbing images, 120 minutes, Action/Adventure

Compare to: The Original Mad Max Trilogy (1979- 1985), The Book of Eli (2009)

When George Lucas said that he had a much bigger vision for Star Wars but needed to wait for the technology to catch up, I don’t know whether or not I believe him. But after watching Mad Max: Fury Road, I’ll believe anything writer/director George Miller tells me about his ideas for this movie.

I’d heard this movie described as one long action sequence which isn’t entirely true, but I can’t say I was bored by even a second of it; action or dialogue. While movies with non-stop car chases and explosions can easily get labeled as mindless and not much else, Max is able to strike the perfect balance between what a story demands and what the audience wants. Fast and Furious can suck it! Continue reading

Mad Max: Fury Road Trailer/Posters

Posted in Whatever with tags , , , , on 07/28/2014 by McCutcheon

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As I say as often as I post movie news of any sort, I normally don’t do that kind of thing. But man, if this thing doesn’t get me excited. Seriously, I’ve been tired of constantly hearing about “OOH guys, guess what? Mad Max is coming out! Maybe a video game, too! Does THAT get you excited? Huh? Does it??”

Well, it didn’t up until now. Continue reading