Posted on Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015 by Jacob Hall
There have been more than a few hugely successful blockbusters this year, but Mad Max: Fury Road is the one that lingers in the brain. It doesn’t just touch a nerve – it grabs each of your nerves and squeezes. Warner Bros. tossing a post-apocalyptic action movie into the Oscar race sounds insane, but it’s head-and-shoulders above most of the sure-thing awards nominees right now. It’s spectacular filmmaking and we are blessed to have it in our lives.
So when director George Miller talks about a sequel (or two sequels), we listen. Chatter about a follow-up has been pretty steady for awhile now, with the first talk of the next films arriving months before Fury Road even hit theaters. However, exactly what the sequel will be has been shifting as of late. So let’s take a look at what Miller is saying now.
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Posted on Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 by Jacob Hall
If we were to measure a film’s success in cultural impact and not box office, Mad Max: Fury Road would be the biggest movie of 2015. It may have only earned a fraction of the cash hoarded by Jurassic World and Furious 7, but no film this year has inspired so much enthusiasm. The memes are abundant. Every artist took time to draw Furiosa. George Miller‘s action masterpiece transformed the internet into a sweaty, shaken, profoundly inspired mass of pure adrenaline.
So yeah, Warner Bros. has decided to push their post-apocalyptic feminist action extravaganza for Best Picture at the Academy Awards. It won’t win (and it probably won’t even get nominated), but that wouldn’t be the first time a masterpiece has been ignored by the Oscars.
Get all shiny and chrome with the Fury Road Oscars news after the jump.
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Posted on Monday, October 5th, 2015 by Angie Han
That Warner Bros. wants more Mad Max is no surprise, considering Fury Road has grossed $374 million in theaters and is currently killing it on home video. But the really good news is that there may be not one… but two Mad Max sequels ahead of us. Director George Miller has confirmed he’s in talks with the studio about two more Mad Max movies. Read Miller’s comments on the Mad Max sequels after the jump. Read More »
If for some reason you haven’t already headed out to the store to buy Mad Max: Fury Road on Blu-Ray or DVD, it’s available for purchase right now to watch over and over again. There’s plenty to learn about the production in the special features, but you won’t get to find out as much about the crazy cars of this cross-desert chase as you will in this infographic that just surfaced.
Warner Bros. Pictures has put together a fact sheet showing off some of the insane Mad Max Fury Road vehicles that get caught up in the non-stop action. From the Doof Wagon to the War Rig to the Gigahorse, there’s some cool bits of information here for the gearheads and cinephiles out there. Read More »
We’ve already seen Mad Max: Fury Road get a Mario Kart overhaul, and now the Honest Trailer for the blockbuster from the director of Happy Feet and Babe: Pig in the City dives into what they describe as a two-hour, hellish version of the Nintendo racing game.
The good news is that this Honest Trailer doesn’t really do much to criticize what is one of the best action blockbusters we’ve ever seen, but rather just pokes fun at certain elements, like Tom Hardy‘s endless array of grunts. Watch the Mad Max Fury Road Honest Trailer below! Read More »
We’ve already seen a fair share of mash-ups involving this summer’s blockbuster favorite Mad Max: Fury Road. Recently someone made an Adventure Time version of the trailer, and before that someone took elements of Mario Kart and inserted them into the trailer. And now we’re getting an almost real-life version of the latter mash-up done in quite the professional manner, complete with impressive stunt work.
For those who don’t know, there’s a Mad Max video game arriving in stores the same day that Mad Max: Fury Road hit shelves on Blu-Ray and DVD. And the folks at Devin Super Tramp were asked to team up with Warner Bros. Games to make a viral commercial for the video game where they recreate the non-stop chase from Fury Road with GoKarts and paintball guns, and it’s impressive as hell.
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In just over a couple weeks, fans of Mad Max: Fury Road will be able to pick up their own copy of George Miller‘s magnificent action bonanza on Blu-Ray and DVD on September 1st (or you can get it right now on digital download). But for those who aren’t so patient, maybe a new trailer mash-up with the post-apocalyptic sequel will hold you over.
YouTube user Egor Zhgun decided to take characters from the hit show Adventure Time and create a short little animated trailer as if they were the characters in Mad Max: Fury Road. It’s a little bit trippy, not unlike the real movie, or for that matter the TV show, with Finn as Max and Jake as one of the vehicles on the chase, but it’s a fun little creation. Read More »
In just under a month, we’ll get to enjoy Mad Max: Fury Road from the comfort of our homes over and over again when it hits Blu-Ray and DVD on September 1st. (Or via digital download even earlier, on August 11th.) It’s still my favorite movie of the summer, and it will likely be one of my favorites of the whole year when all is said and done. And thankfully, George Miller already revealed that the next movie will be called Mad Max: The Wasteland.
However, it doesn’t sound like the movie is being fast-tracked or anything, because Charlize Theron isn’t even signed on to star in the proposed sequel just yet. Find out more about the Charlize Theron Mad Max Wasteland concern after the jump! Read More »
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Even a couple months after Mad Max: Fury Road hit theaters, the movie has stuck with us all summer. In particular, the flame-throwing Doof Warrior guitarist from Immortan Joe army has made quite the impression on movie goers, even prompting Conan to get a little crazy when he went down to Comic-Con for some of his shows this month.
And if you’ve been desperate to learn how you can be as cool as this post-apocalyptic rock star riding a wagon of sound straight out of Dr. Seuss’ most terrifying nightmares, then we have a collection of certified Doof Tips just for you. Find out how to be a Doof Warrior after the jump! Read More »
For many movie fans this summer, nothing has been able to topple that greatness that is Mad Max: Fury Road. The sequel, which doesn’t require a viewing of the early installments of the franchise, is a prime example of how to do a summer blockbuster right, with a simple story, the perfect blend of practical and visual effects, and sublime action.
And now the excitement of Mad Max: Fury Road is given a whole new level of awesome in a trailer mash-up called Road Wars: The Imperator Strikes Back. Yes, this trailer mash-up combines Mad Max and Star Wars into one epic movie full of shiny chrome and glowing lightsabers. Check out this impressive Mad Max Star Wars trailer mash up below! Read More »