Thursday, March 17, 2016

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

Director: George Miller

Stars: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Nathan Jones

An apocalyptic story set in the furthest reaches of our planet, in a stark desert landscape where humanity is broken, and almost everyone is crazed fighting for the necessities of life. Within this world exist two rebels on the run who just might be able to restore order. There's Max, a man of action and a man of few words, who seeks peace of mind following the loss of his wife and child in the aftermath of the chaos. And Furiosa, a woman of action and a woman who believes her path to survival may be achieved if she can make it across the desert back to her childhood homeland.

There not that much dialogue in this movie at all. I'm sure that turned many away from this movie. This movie seems like a race for water. It really does when you break the movie down. All of these people are heading to this place where one man and his army are holding most of the water in the area. There are people set out to stop Max and Furiosa from getting there. It is a water race, but they  also want to get rid of Immortan Joe, the man holding the water.

Most of the movie takes places in the desert, so you really get the feeling of the dryness in the land and in the air. With no water around, people are willing to kill for water. The dirt and dust is spinning all around them as they are driving through the desert. This environment gave the movie the gritty tough look that it needed, like in the previous movies.

The cast and the acting were great. Charlize Theron proved again that she can adapt to almost any role. The real problem of the movie was that the story was barely there. It was just too simple and thin. The special effects, what little were used were great. The stunt performers were top notch. All of that made for a great visual movie, but not much for the story.

I did like this movie, but it is another ones of those movies that I do no know if I want to watch it again. I just do not know. Enjoy.

Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) Trailer

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