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This Funny Comic Perfectly Captures How Social Anxiety Feels

Social anxiety can be tough. It makes you feel confused, frightened and uncomfortable even in the simplest everyday situations that involve dealing …

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Complicated Camerawork & Special Effects in the Film ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’

In a recent episode of the <i>Design FX</i> series by Wired, host Mike Seymour of fxguide shares a behind-the-scenes look at the complicated camerawork and …

Mad Max: Fury Road: meet the Aussies behind the wheel of Furiosa's War Rig

Fury Road is one long explosive chase from which the film’s real stars emerge – the team who built those gas-guzzlers lift up the bonnet for our film critic<p>Filmmakers who expect Hollywood’s top end of town to pony up the money for productions with eight or nine digit budgets had best remove that …

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The Editing of Mad Max the Movie

Film Editor Margaret Sixel was given over 480 hours of footage to create MAD MAX: FURY ROAD. The final edit ran 120 minutes and consisted of 2700 …

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Mad Max's insane vehicles look awesome in Lego

No pop culture phenomenon is complete until it gets immortalized in Lego form. Thankfully for fans of <i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i>, that moment has arrived. Flickr user Lego Will has uploaded a massive photo gallery of his collection of Lego inspired by the movie's incredible array of outlandish vehicles. …

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Friday Box Office: 'Mad Max' Tops $100M Domestic, 'Furious 7' Tops $1.5B Worldwide

This post will be holdover news for the Friday box office.<p><i>Pitch Perfect 2</i> earned $4.6 million on its third Friday (-52%) in what is a pretty standard post-Memorial Day weekend come down. The $29m musical comedy sequel has now earned $137.3m domestic and should make $14m (-55%) for the weekend, …

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Before and After Comparisons of the Visual Effects in Mad Max: Fury Road

One of the big Hollywood blockbusters to hit the silver screen this year has been Mad Max: Fury Road, which has gotten rave reviews, with many …

Why every mum should take their sons to see Mad Max: Fury Road

When Allison Pearson accompanied her teenage son to watch the new Mad Max film, she didn't expect it to be a lesson in feminism<p>Across the nation, the plaintive wail goes up: “Mum, <b>what are we doing for half term</b>?”<p>In our house comes the reply: “We’re not doing anything, darling. Have you got that bit …

Mad Max: Fury Road is less radical than its B-movie influences

The film draws on ‘women in prison’ exploitation films, but its feminism and attitudes toward race are far less bold (Warning: spoilers)<p>Who would have thought that “women in prison” films, one of the most despised exploitation movie subgenres, would become so influential? And yet, stealthily, the …

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Unimpressed at the Apocalypse: Hour of the Wolf Movie Review of Mad Max: Fury Road

Well, here I am, once again hanging alone around the perimeter while the vast majority of critics and fans are having a veritable orgy of delight over <i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i>. Yes it's a crazy, inventive film. Yes, the action is outsized and breathtaking. And yet my reaction is a resounding, "Meh." How …

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'Mad Max' meets 'Mario Kart' in this rad mash-up

<i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i> is already one of the year's best movies, but you know what was missing in all of director George Miller's gear grinding under the desert sun? <i>Mario Kart</i>'s banana peels and green shells. Check out the video below for a quick look at the mashup that'll almost positively never, ever …

Here’s Some Crazy Behind-The-Scenes Footage From ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’

<i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i> has finally hit theaters, and one of the many details that makes the film so incredible is the choice George Miller made to use practical effects and real stunt work over bombarding audiences with CGI. The film still uses such effects, but for the most part, all of the car chase …

Mad Max: Fury Road review – beware of battle fatigue

Deep Purple famously asked their sound engineers to make “everything louder than everything else”, a phrase variously adopted by the likes of Motörhead and Meat Loaf to characterise their OTT ethos. It’s clearly struck a chord with George Miller as he reboots his low-budget 1979 road-warrior hit …

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Men's Rights Activists Are Selling A Whole Lot Of Tickets To 'Mad Max: Fury Road'

Of all the things I expected to see surrounding Mad Max: Fury Road, a boycott coming from men’s rights activists likely ranks among the last. But that, somehow, is exactly what we’re seeing. Radical mens rights blog Return of Kings has accused the new movie of being “feminist propaganda posing as a …

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Mad Max: Fury Road - Not Exactly Reinventing the Wheel

<i>Anghus Houvouras on Mad Max: Fury Road…</i><p>Hyperbole. It’s the designer drug of choice for the cinema fanboys online, still clinging to the idea that …

How this actor ended up playing 2 different villains in the 'Mad Max' franchise 36 years apart

Behind the fiberglass body armor, long white hair, and sinister oxygen mask of villain Immortan Joe in "Mad Max: Fury Road" is the man who, 36 years earlier, terrorized the Australian plains as the memorable Toecutter in the original "Mad Max."<p>"I was a young actor trying to do films and suddenly I …

'Mad Max: Fury Road' & 8 Great Post-Apocalyptic Narratives

Maybe it's an original-sin thing, or our penchant for self-loathing, but as a species we humans sure do spend a lot of time imagining all the …

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Postcard from Cannes: Mad Max Will Astound You

Yes, I know that Cannes is reckoned a citadel of capital-C cinemah, and yes I know that it’s famous for premiering art movies from all over the world. So it may sound a bit odd when I tell you that one of the best films showing here—maybe even the best—is a Hollywood action movie that’s opening …

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Watch: George Miller and The Toecutter Warn Us Not to Talk or Text in New ‘Mad Max’ PSA

Watch: George Miller and The Toecutter Warn Us Not to Talk or Text in New 'Mad Max' PSA<p>READ MORE: Review: ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ is the Best Action …

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“Nostalgic for the apocalypse”: George Miller’s long, strange trip to “Mad Max: Fury Road”

The maker of the “Citizen Kane of cheap, post-apocalyptic biker movies” returns with a roaring fourth installment<p>It all began with a shot of a vulture perched on a highway sign that read “Anarchy Road,” apparently the main highway by which Australia’s rapidly diminishing oil supply is transported. …

'Mad Max: Fury Road' and other sequels that took their sweet time

The road to<p>"Mad Max: Fury Road"has been a long and twisting one for Australian filmmakerGeorge Miller, who began an eventual franchise 36 years ago with little more than a shoestring budget, an unknown actor namedMel Gibsonand a fair amount of gumption.<p>Much has transpired since then, including a …

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Cannes Film Festival: Charlize Theron dominates Mad Max: Fury Road

The inhospitable desert landscape of Mad Max: Fury Road isn't so different from today's Hollywood: low on water and overrun by men.

Charlize Theron Perfectly Responded To A Question About Feminism In "Mad Max: Fury Road"

"He actually made an incredible feminist movie."

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Diary of a Madman

The visceral, unexpected brilliance of Mad Max: Fury Road<p>Let it roll over you like heavy surf, like encroaching thunder. Let it roll over you like the wheels of an armor-plated tanker truck full of women fleeing sexual slavery. Because that’s what <i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i> is built to do.<p>It’s been 30 years …

Mad Max: Fury Of Original Movie Equals Tons Of Simple Fun

“Mad Max: Fury Road” is set to blaze a path of destruction across movie screens this weekend. The jaw-dropping, high-octane trailers, which have been teased for several months, in addition to enthusiastic reviews, will no doubt put the pedal to its box office mettle.<p>Before we get ahead of ourselves …

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Why you won't see Mel Gibson in the new 'Mad Max' movie

Then, "Mad Max" became a box-office smash. It grossed $100 million worldwide and held the Guinness World Record for most profitable movie of all time for nearly two decades.<p>After that, Gibson was on his way to international stardom. He reprised his role as the titular Max Rockatansky two more times …

Mad Max: Fury Road review | Polygon

The first time I walked out of a screening of <i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i>, I felt shellshocked.<p>In some ways, <i>Fury Road</i> is everything I expected. It is often cacophonous in its engine roar and explosive, well, fury. It is loud, and intense.<p>But these things aren't enough now, in the two-decades-plus aftermath …

Review: MAD MAX: FURY ROAD is a Psychotically Badass Masterpiece!

Critics are going mad for Fury Road

<i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i> is crushing it, according to spectacular early reviews all over the ‘net. Review aggregator Metacritic has the apocalyptic film pegged at a 91 out of 100 based on 39 reviews and competitor Rotten Tomatoes has its own aggregate hitting the 99/100 mark, based on 133 reviews.<p>That’s …

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Mad Max: Fury Road Director George Miller: “I Can’t Help but Be a Feminist”

The man behind history’s unlikeliest franchise reveals the engine that has driven him back into the wasteland for a fourth time.<p>“I’ve gone from being very male dominant to being surrounded by magnificent women. I can’t help but be a feminist,” says <b>George Miller.</b><p>Miller has been many things in his …

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