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Mad Max: Fury Road

Mad Max: Fury Road

Directed by George Miller

Year Of Release

George Miller

George Miller

Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Josh Helman, Nathan Jones

A crazy, unrelenting, suicide machine of a film! Yet another colorful and stark post apocalyptic wasteland has been created by George Miller. Taking less then 15 minutes to set the basis for the plot, the film kicks off right into action as Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron thunder across the wastelands in a "war rig" 18 wheeler, pursued by the hordes of petrol head nutcases led by the enigmatic Immortan Joe.

The film showcases practical special effects and proves that they can still make the same impact as the CGI-laden blockbusters. CGI was still used in the places to sharpen things up, but the majority was good old fashion stunt driving and real explosions. The Max character was the same mysterious hero as he was in The Road Warrior, and Tom Hardy did a great job. Charlize Theron was also brilliant - one of the most bad ass female characters ever! I just loved the over the top eccentricity of the film - from flamethrowing guitars to monster trucks and tribal face paint.

Fury Road is just pure non-stop action from start to finish. It's easily one of the best sci-fi action films ever made (though The Road Warrior will always take a place in my heart). I hope that George Miller makes it a new trilogy.