My review of Mad Max: Fury Road (click here), for Crosswalk.com, the far-better-than-average summer blockbuster, made with spectacular vision, emotional pathos, and Charlize Theron‘s Furiosa – the best female action hero since Sigourney Weaver‘s Ripley from the Alien saga.
An excerpt from my review:
“If the first three (Mad Max movies) were gonzo manifestations of a barren post-apocalyptic landscape, this belated fourth entry is a flat-out insane hellscape – but brilliantly and masterfully so…Fury Road elevates itself with a trait few blockbusters even broach anymore: emotional weight.”
To read the rest of the full review, click here.
for intense sequences of violence throughout, disturbing images, and some strong language
Runtime: 120 minutes
Now on blu-ray, DVD, download, and online streaming
(Released in theaters: May 16, 2015)
Directed by: George Miller
Starring: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Hugh Keays-Byrne, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Riley Keough, Zoe Kravitz, Abbey Lee, Courtney Eaton