Tag: georgemiller

Fantaspoa 2016 Interview: Brian Trenchard-Smith On TURKEY SHOOT And DEAD END DRIVE-IN

Fantaspoa’s tradition of paying homage to living legends of genre cinema, such as Lloyd Kaufman, Richard Stanley and Fabio Frizzi, continues in 2016 with a mini retrospective dedicated to fearless filmmaker Brian Trenchard-Smith, key figure of the so-called Ozploitation subgenre....

THE REVENANT And MAD MAX Win Big At BAFTAs

The Revenant continued its run of award-winning form last night, bagging five awards at the BAFTAs in London. In addition to being named Best Film, director Alejandro Inarritu and star Leonardo DiCaprio were also honoured. The film, which also collected...

MAD MAX: FURY ROAD Tops Online Critics Awards

George Miller's action epic continues to pick up steam in awards season as it was named Best Film of 2015 today by the Online Film Critics Society, of which a number of ScreenAnarchy's contributors are members. Miller also nabbed the...

Destroy All Monsters: The Problem With The TOMORROWLAND Thesis

I enjoyed Tomorrowland. There was a joy about the way Brad Bird shot the film that reminded me of early Spielberg, and if the whole thing ends up turning on the audience's willingness to believe that George Clooney has harboured...

Destroy All Monsters: All We Have Are Our Bodies On FURY ROAD

In Mad Max: Fury Road, we get the great existentialist Western of our time. Save one character murmuring prayers in one shot to anyone who will listen, God is not in evidence. The movie is entirely bound up in human...

Cannes 2015 News: George Miller on MAD MAX - "I'd See It In 3D"

During the press conference for (the sublime) Mad Max here at Cannes 2015, ScreenAnarchy asked George Miller directly about his preference for which version of the film he preferred - stereoscopic, or 2D.Due to comments before the film's release...

The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Worlds of MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

What will the future look like? In Mad Max: Fury Road, director George Miller and his fabulous team conjure up strikingly distinct landscapes for what is, in essence, a chase movie. Yet it's a chase movie with great empathy for...

Review: MAD MAX: FURY ROAD, A Tour De Force Masterpiece

How's this for hyperbole: George Miller is the Australian Spielberg. You've got a director with a wide diversity of films (from The Road Warrior to Babe to Happy Feet), all injected with an almost preternaturally gifted ability to have...

MAD MAX: Will You Survive The New Trailer?

Mad Max. Fury Road. Tom Hardy. Charlize Theron. New trailer. Holy shit....

SXSW 2015: George Miller Introduces THE ROAD WARRIOR And Previews MAD MAX: FURY ROAD

Seeing George Miller walk out on stage to introduce The Road Warrior made all my pains go away. A medical doctor turned filmmaker, Miller may not have magical healing powers, but his movies have the capacity to make audiences forget...

New MAD MAX Trailer Hurts Real Good

Is there a ton of new footage in the new Japanese trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road? Honestly, not so much. But what there is every bit as gonzo as what we saw in the first trailer and it provides...

MAD MAX: FURY ROAD Unleashes A Furious New Trailer

We all have good reason to be wary about Mad Max: Fury Road -- the distance from the original trilogy, the production delays, the rumors -- but take a look at the new trailer anyway, just because it's likely to...

Our First Look At Hardy And Theron In MAD MAX:FURY ROAD

EW got the big scoop today with fresh images from George Miller's Mad Max: Fury Road. Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron adorn the cover of their upcoming The Apoclaypse Issue. Then inside there are more images of the two plus...

The Kids Talk Film: MAD MAX 2: THE ROAD WARRIOR

When the opportunity presented itself to see George Miller's car-pocalypse cult spectacular The Road Warrior on the big screen in Toronto a dodging of the R rating was necessary for Willem (age 11), but his younger sister Miranda (age 9) was...

Here's A New Image Of Tom Hardy As MAD MAX

Another pic of Tom Hardy as Max Rocktansky in Mad Max: Fury Road has found its way online. As most productions of such high profile usually are, the flow of information and news has been held to a trickle. Only this...

It's A Wrap! MAD MAX: FURY ROAD Completes Principal Photography

It weathered massive delays due - ironically - to good weather, survived a move to a different continent, and finished out the end of the shoot under the watchful eye of studio bean counters. But the key word in that...

Is MAD MAX: FURY ROAD in Trouble?

The long-awaited Mad Max: Fury Road is now shooting in Namibia under the direction of George Miller, but studio backer Warner Bros. reportedly has concerns about the production. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the studio has sent veteran producer Denise...

MAD MAX: FURY ROAD Now Shooting In Namibia, But No Longer Shooting In 3D

Director George Miller has finally begun production the long delayed Mad Max: Fury Road, with production shifted to Namibia from Australia, but not without one final change.Miller was very clear from the outset that his intention was to shoot Fury...

MAD MAX Cars Sighted En Route To Africa

Australia has not been kind to George Miller's quest to continue the Mad Max saga or, more specifically, the Australian weather has not been. Miller was set to go with the new, Tom Hardy led incarnation of Mad Max well...

George Miller Adds A Third Story To His MAD MAX Reboot

It was all the way back in July of 2010 that ScreenAnarchy broke word that George Miller's Tom Hardy starring reboot of Mad Max had expanded from one film to two with Miller planning to shoot Mad Max: Fury Road...