Posted: May 21, 2015 | Author: Donald | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: Adéle Haenel, Brendan McCarthy, Catherine Deneuve. André Téchiné, Cédric Anger, Charlize Theron, George Miller, Guillaume Canet, Hugh Keays-Byrne, In the Name of My Daughter, Jean-Charles Le Roux, Mad Max: Fury Road, Margaret Sixel, Nicholas Hoult, Nico Lathouris, Renée Le Roux, Tom Hardy | 100 Comments »
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I’m sorry. I didn’t get it. I didn’t.
I know, I know. Everybody and their mother loves the new movie tribute to stunt performers and second unit directors, Mad Max: Fury Road. It’s received 98% on Rotten Tomatoes and has made a fortune at the box office.
But I just didn’t get it.
As far as I can tell, the plot of the movie revolves around The Man With No Name who helps an Amazon with one arm rescue a bunch of Playboy playmates from Bane and his army of albino soldiers who all have great six packs in a post-apocalyptic world of little water, and worse, little gas. Read the rest of this entry »