Mad Max – Fury Road (2015)

Posted by The Zodiac | Blog,Movie Reviews,Reviews | Friday 15 May 2015 11:39 pm

Mad Max: Fury Road(2015)

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So, imagine you ran out of the house, jumped in your car and drove clear across town in order to buy something special with a few of your friends. Once you get there, you have to U-Turn and go back because you forgot your wallet. Mad Max: Fury Road is something like that except on horse steroids, in the middle of something that looks like New Mexico, with bad-ass women with scars and missing limbs; plus you’re a former prisoner with a metal mask on your face and chain around your neck. Oh yeah, and there are savages chasing you in both directions and they all want you dead.

This movie is a non-stop adrenalin rush from start to finish and has everything you want. Old woman with a tattooed face? Check. Ultimate Guitar Hero fanboy who is dedicated to his job under any circumstance? Check. Big women supplying breast milk for the higher-ups? Check. Dwarf in a wheelchair who looks like he’s sleeping all day? Check! What else do you need? Oh yeah…Charlize Theron! Sure, she only has one arm but she’s still hot with her shaved head and under the name Furiosa. She links up with Max, played by Tom Hardy, after he’s captured and (sort of) escapes from the lair of the overlord, Immortan Joe, who looks like a combination of Ric Flair and American Horror Story crazy clown, Twisty. “Escapes” may be misleading. He was attached to the front of a war vehicle like a hood ornament and taken into battle on the drylands as a Mercedes car symbol. Thanks to some savvy thinking, a haboob, and a car accident, he’s freed from his captor…sort of. “Freed” may be misleading. He was handcuffed to his assumingly dead captor and dragged him and the card door till he ran into Furiosa and four fine ladies with scars bathing in water from their war vehicle in the middle of the desert.

After a vicious fight over weapons and more, they all team up in a way to head toward the “Green Place”. Apparently, this is the only place around where something more than dirt exists. Considering Furiosa’s women are the wives of crazy Joe and one of them is pregnant, this leads Joe’s army after them. Thus, the one way drive begins to safety and through other rebels in the drylands. I won’t even tell you about the U-turn. Just know, more ladies are met, a War Boy is redeemed and a lot of people die! But still…you’ll see how Rock n Roll lives on! #guitarhero

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