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“Mad Max: Fury Road” Is a Resource-Conscious Blockbuster for Our Time

Who ruined Mad Max’s world? The new film isn't afraid to lay blame — and suggest a way forward.

Taylor Swift, Furiosa, And The Truth About Violent Women Being Cool

In George Miller's epic action film, "Mad Max: Fury Road," viewers are introduced to the character of Furiosa, a one-armed woman with a buzz cut, …

Reining in the Rogue Royal of Arabia

Mad Max and the Feral Kid, <i>Road Warrior</i>, 1981<p>My son called my attention to the fan theory going around that <i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i> is a more satisfying …

Why Imperator Furiosa, not Mad Max, is the hero for our age

<b>By Lynn Stuart Parramore</b>Charlize Theron in 'Mad Max: Fury Road.' Courtesy of Warner Bros.When the world succumbs to forces of darkness, you want a strong, ethical woman on your side. At least that’s what it increasingly looks like at the movies.Right now, you want Charlize Theron as Imperator …

This Mad Max / Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt mashup is a hilarious tribute to “strong as hell” females (VIDEO).

You’ve undoubtedly heard by now that <i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i> is a gloriously feminist movie that follows abused women throughout their escape from …

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There's a feminist 'Mad Max' Tumblr, which is both inevitable and incredible

When I went to see <i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i> last weekend, I was expecting to see a solid blockbuster with tons of 3D thrills (yes, I shelled out the extra …

The Startling Humanism of 'Mad Max: Fury Road'

The story of <i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i> centers on the escape of a harem of young women in a “war rig” driven by the unstoppable Imperator Furiosa, a splendid …

A 100% Serious* Response to the 'Mad Max' Feminism Controversy

All right, fellas gather around. We need to have a chat about "Mad Max: Fury Road." I'm a big fan of ol' Max. I don't know of any self-respecting …

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Like Mad Max, Why Not Try Apocalypse World?

Mad Max seems to be pretty popular right now and rightly so, according to all the reviews. It’s got the right haters and a ton of supporters. So you …

5 Survival Lessons From ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’

<i>Editor’s note: This story contains no spoilers.</i><p>The new <i>Mad Max</i> movie (<i>Fury Road</i>) takes place in a post-apocalyptic world where war lords and roving …

The Road Warrior: How Mad Max Fury Road's George Miller Made One of the Best Action Scenes Ever

Action Analysis: Dissecting a scene from Mad Max 2 illustrates the brilliance in Miller’s madness.<p>It’s much ado about Mad Max at the moment, with the …

8 badass lady-centric action films to watch after 'Mad Max: Fury Road'

The reviews for <i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i> have been enthusiastic, and for good reason. Though on the surface, the reboot of George Miller’s classic …

"Mad Max" Is A Feminist Playbook For Surviving Dystopia

What might happen if women's rights evaporate has been examined in nightmare detail. Mad Max: Fury Road offers a solution.<p>If you're going to bring feminist propaganda to the masses, there are worse ways than in a giant exploding truck covered with knives. In case you haven’t seen <i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i> …

Mad Max: Fury Road and the Glaring Whiteness of Post-Apocalyptic Films

Although most of our world is not white, the end of the world is always so. The math does not add up.<p><i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i> is making waves as a must-see …

Mel Gibson or Tom Hardy… who is the ultimate Mad Max?

Many thought Mel Gibson could never be replaced as Max Rockatansky, but that was before Tom Hardy took over the role.<p>The British actor’s turn as the …

'Mad Max' Is an Action Movie Posing as a Feminist Movie Posing as an Action Movie

I like action movies. I do. I like a good car chase, or a shootout, or a parkour pursuit over the rooftops of an uncredited middle-eastern …

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Eve Ensler on trafficking drama and why Mad Max is feminist

<b>Playwright Eve Ensler created a theatrical phenomenon when she wrote The Vagina Monologues. Almost 20 years on, she has advised the stars of the new Mad Max film and written a play about trafficking, which receives its premiere at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds on Tuesday.</b><p>"Theatre is one of …

If you loved ‘Mad Max,’ you need to see these post-apocalyptic movies

With <i>The Walking Dead</i> still a ratings juggernaut and <i>Mad Max</i><i>:</i> <i>Fury Road</i> having pulled in $124 million worldwide, our culture’s fascination with what …

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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 …

Mad Max: Fury Road Blu-ray Will Have An Awesome Special Feature

The theatrical version of <i>Mad Max: Fury Road</i> is absolutely stunning. Each frame is an even more beautiful piece of art than the last, and …

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